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Trails Etc

2760 Us Highway 82 Midway, AL 36053

Saturday, May 6, 2023 - Sunday, May 7, 2023

Date Type Mi Name Contact Contact Roster
Sat - 05/06 TC 5 Trails Etc Fiesta Trail Challenge Dawn Thomas trails.etc@gmail.com
(334) 740-1336
Sat - 05/06 OT 2 Trails Etc Fiesta Obstacle Trail #1 Dawn Thomas trails.etc@gmail.com
(334) 740-1336
Sat - 05/06 OC Trails Etc Fiesta Obstacle Course #1 Dawn Thomas trails.etc@gmail.com
(334) 740-1336
Sun - 05/07 OC Trails Etc Fiesta Obstacle Course #2 Dawn Thomas trails.etc@gmail.com
(334) 740-1336
Sun - 05/07 OT 2 Trails Etc Fiesta Obstacle Trail #2 Dawn Thomas trails.etc@gmail.com
(334) 740-1336

About The Venue

Trails Etc has a small outdoor arena with an obstacle playground, electric & water hook-ups, outdoor stalls, and plenty of room for primitive camping. There are rooms available nearby.

Trails Etc as featured on Best of America by Horseback is a family owned and operated trail business with all the trails on privately owned land. No matter how long you want to ride, there are miles & miles of trails offering wide manicured trails in dense woodland, wide open spaces, and plenty of water crossings – all sandy enough for barefoot horses.

www.Trails-etc.com 

For the event: Please call Trails Etc 334-740-1336 to reserve and make a deposit to hold your night stay and stalls. Spaces are limited, a 50% deposit is required & is not refundable on event weekends.  All reservations are made through Trails Etc.  Event weekends are not for dogs.

If what you want to book is already reserved, We will put you on the waiting list and go over what else might be available.  A deposit for a primitive camp spot will put you on the waiting list for a hookup.  

Reservations for Deposits on Event weekends are NON Refundable or transferable (for a credit) for all event weekends

Event Details

Friday Evening TBA some type Cinco De Mayo Celebration.  Dinner is on your own.  Bring your own or take out if you would like to eat together at the Poll Barn.

Saturday will be our Obstacle Course(Arena), then our Obstacle Trail Course (OT), Lunch, and Trail Challenge in the afternoon.

Sunday will be our Obstacle Course(Arena), then our Obstacle Trail Course (short trail), and awards after lunch.

No dogs on Event Weekends. We have very strict rules for safety of humans, horses and your dogs anytime. If you have NO other option...Please call to see if permission might be granted for your particular circumstance. (special permission will have a per night pet fee)

The Terrain

You will enjoy seeing varied terrain, fields, creeks, wide trails, dense wooded trails, and all sandy enough for barefoot horses.

Meals

Saturday lunch and dinner + Sunday lunch will be available for purchase. Lunches are $10 and Dinner is $20. ($40 for all 3) Please let us know as soon as you know your meal plans.

Awards

RIBBONS AWARDED

PLACES 1ST - 6TH FOR NOVICE, INTERMEDIATE, AND ADVANCED BRACKETS

PLACES 1st - 3RD JUNIOR AND YOUNGIN'

HIGHPOINT NEWCOMER AWARD

LIFETIME AWARDS FOR BOTH EQUINE AND RIDER

RIDERS EARN POINTS THROUGH THE  ETS STAR RIDER PROGRAM

BOTH YEAR-END & EVENT AWARDS!

RIDERS EARN AWARDS AT EACH EVENT AND YEAR END
EQUINE EARN RECOGNITION AT EACH EVENT AND YEAR END

Additional Fees

Payment for ALL Amenities is due PRIOR to arriving contact host for details and are NOT collected at the time of online registration.

Deposits and Payments made for Reservations are Non-Refundable. 

$10 Day Rider fee for those not staying overnight.  

Additional Opportunities

Special Discount for those wanting to stay and ride a day or two following the ETS Events.  Call for details

 

 

Trails Etc
2760 Us Highway 82
Midway, AL 36053


Google Directions


Event Host Directions:

Trails Etc Directions. Please call ahead.
2760 US Hwy 82 Midway AL 36053 * (GPS not always correct)

We are about an hour from all these cities 
Columbus/Phenix City, Auburn/Opelika, Montgomery & Dothan

From: Columbus, GA/Phenix City, AL

Hwy 431 South from Columbus/Phenix City to right turn on HWY 82 West (towards Montgomery) Subway on this corner.
approx 14 miles on Highway 82 at mm 224 
Turn left into the driveway just before mile marker sign

From Dothan, AL
Hwy 431 North from Dothan AL through downtown to left turn on HWY 82 West (towards Montgomery)
approx 14 miles on Highway 82 at mm 224 
Turn left into the driveway just before mile marker sign

From Montgomery, AL
Take Vaughn Road/Hwy 110 East 
To Left turn on US Hwy 82 East
Follow 82 East through Union Springs
Stay on 4 Lane of 82 then 2 lane 
through blinking light in Midway AL
after Midway continue on 82 to mm 224 
Turn right into the driveway just past mile marker sign

From Opelika, AL (exit 60 on I 85)
Take Hwy 51 south through Marvyn (across hwy 80)
to Hurtsboro. At stop sign in Hurtsboro, go straight through the town, across the RR and Turn Left at the stop sign. This will be hwy 49 (not marked) Follow 49, straight through 4 way stop and turn left at dead end on to Hwy 82. Continue to mm 224 driveway is just past mm sign on the right.

Please call ahead.

Dawn
Trails Etc
334-740-1336
dawn@trails-etc.com

AGENDA

FRIDAY
3:00pm Gates Open
5:00-5:30pm Early Check In Available
SATURDAY - Obstacle Course, Obstacle Trail & Trail Challenge
7:30-8:00 am New arrival Check In
8:15 am Rider Briefing at Pole Barn
9:00am Judge Briefing
10:00am First riders out on the Obstacle Course (in & around the arena)
OT (11:45 ish) First Riders out on the Obstacle Trail (short) 15 min after last rider off OC
Lunch At Pole Barn before or after Obstacle Trail
after OT (1:30ish) Riders out for Trail Challenge 15 min after last rider back from OT
Awards Judge Shout Outs & Awards (usually about 30 min after last riders in from Trail)
Dinner Dinner (about 20min after awards are finished - catered (reserve ahead)
SUNDAY - Obstacle Course & Obstacle Trail
7:30-8:00 am New arrival Check In
8:15am Rider Briefing
9:00am Judge Briefing
9:45am Obstacle Courses begin
OT 11:30ish) First Riders out on Obstacle Trail 15 min after last rider off OC
Awards Judge Shout Outs & Awards (usually about 30 min after last riders in from Trail)
Times subject to change - please check back before event

AVAILABLE AMENITY RESERVATIONS

CALL FOR AVAILABILITY! Space is Limited! All RESERVATIONS through Trails Etc 334-740-1336
STALLS - Outdoor 12 x12 panel $15/night 12x24 $20/night Round Paddocks - $30/night
Deposits/Payments for Event Weekends are Non-Refundable
ETS Registration for Reservations for Hookups - 2 night minumum
HOOK-UPS 30AMP $30/ night Electric/Water (50 AMP $50/night) 2 night minimum
PRIMITIVE CAMPING - $30/night each horse/rider combo (includes pen for 1 horse)
Saturday Day Rider Ranch Fee $10/rider Sunday Day Rider Lunch Fee $10/rider
MEALS $10 Lunches $20 Sat Dinner ($40 for all 3) Friday Night Bring your own meal/take out
RESERVATIONS: All reservations must confirmed with deposit with Trails Etc 334-740-1336
Deposits for Event Weekends are NON Refundable
Rooms Nearby available with deposit $80/night/room
A waiting list will be maintained for hookups with deposit for primitive camping
PLEASE NOTE: All Deposits for amenities are paid to Trails Etc. - they will not be charged here at registration