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Trail Challenge Obstacle Course

Recreational Competition

Brownsboro Alliance Trail Association

9511 Hwy 329 Crestwood, KY 40014

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Date Type Mi Name Contact Contact Roster
Sat - 09/14 TC 8 Brownsboro Alliance Trail Association Cathleen Rahschulte
(859) 242-3192

About The Venue

The event will take place at the trailhead parking area for the BATA trails. 

There is limited parking so extra parking will be directed to the PARK and TARC parking lot at the exit of Highway 329 and I71 with a shuttle service to the trailhead. 

The trails are through a gently rolling hill area along the south fork of Harrods Creek. 

Overnight camping can be arranged at area boarding farms. Please see amenities.

Event Details

This Trail Challenge will include 6 to 8 obstacles along the 6-mile trail.  Most will be natural but a few will be man-made.

The first group (no more than 4 being judged) will ride out at 10:00 am with additional groups riding out every 10 minutes.  There will be a limit on participants due to the lack of parking so sign up early to reserve your spot. 

Ribbons and prizes will be awarded after lunch.  Please join us and enjoy this beautiful property.

The Terrain

The terrain is dirt trails through gently rolling hills with creek crossings.  There would be no special requirement for shoes or boots.  There is one black top road crossing and a small section of gravel but there is a grass side.


Lunches may be ordered in advance.  Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.


Beautiful ribbons 1st-6th place Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced! 1st-3rd place Junior (age 13-17), 1st-3rd place Youngin' (age 7-12), and 1st place Newcomer!

Additional Fees

Lunch (by advance order) $7.00

Overnight boarding cost will be determined by each facility. 


Additional Opportunities


The tournament consists of several ETS events throughout the year at different Kentucky venues and put on by different hosts.  The top two high point winners in the three brackets (Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced) will receive prizes at the end of the tournament.  The champions in each bracket will receive a buckle. Other prizes to be determined.

Points earned at this event and other tournament-sponsored events will accumulate towards your total for the tournament.  Eligible tournament competitors consist of the same equine and same competitor team throughout the tournament year. 

Battle of the Bluegrass Tournament details can be found here, come out and have fun!

Brownsboro Alliance Trail Association
9511 Hwy 329
Crestwood, KY 40014

Google Directions

Event Host Directions:

BATA Trail Head

9511 Highway 329

Crestwood, KY

From Cincinnati

Take I 71 toward Lousiville

Take exit 14 onto KY-329, keep right onto HWY 329, driving through Brownsboro. The destination is approx. 2.6 miles on your right.

From Louisville

Take I 71 toward Cincinnati, Take exit 14 onto KY 329, turn left onto KY 329 driving through Brownsboro.  The destination is approx. 2.6 miles on your right.



SATURDAY - Trail Challenge
8:00am New arrival Check In
8-9am Judge Meeting
9:00am Rider Meeting
10:00am First riders out on the course
Lunch after your ride
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
Awards after Judge Shout Outs!


Two Farms for overnighting.
Terry Thompson Stables 4315 S. Highway 1694 Prospect, KY (502) 639-0639
Temple Equestrian Ctr. Mason Lane Farm 9434 Mason Lane Goshen KY 40026 Samantha Temple (502) 403-6730
Saturday Continental - coffee, bagels, doughnuts $5.00
Saturday Lunch - hoagies, drinks, cookie $7.00