FEBRUARY 1, 2020 - HOUSTON, TX

Online Registration Only – Registration is Closed

TRAIL TO ZERO

Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2020 BraveHearts Trail to Zero Houston ride. This will be a 20 mile ride through the city of Houston, TX to raise awareness for the 20 veterans we lose every day to suicide and the first time that this ride is open for the public to attend. Please review the information provided on this page for requirements & logistics.

RIDE INFORMATION

$75 to Register
NO REFUNDS OR DEFERRALS – RIDE WILL OCCUR RAIN OR SHINE

WHEN

February 1, 2020
*Riders to arrive at 7AM
Ride begins at 8AM sharp!

START & END LOCATION

2400 Reed Rd.
Houston, TX
*home of the Houston Livestock Rodeo

EQUINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Rider is responsible to provide their own horse
  • All horses must have a negative & current coggins, current vaccinations and health cert
  • Rider must provide & carry a copy of the negative & current coggins and health cert- AT ALL TIMES during the ride
  • If rider needs to swap out the horse before the ride, they will be required to provide BraveHearts with an updated coggins and health cert
  • Rider is responsible for their horse, it’s conditioning, soundness – mental and physical, and all preparations for entirety of the event
  • Rider is responsible for care of their horse and transportation to the event the day of the ride, overnight accommodations will not be provided
  • It is imperative that the horse is physically fit and sound, well prepared and has appropriate disposition and safety for any unknowns that could present on a 20 mile ride through the city of Houston
  • It is recommended horses wear Borium Shoes
  • Any horse who kicks should have a red ribbon on his tail and will be in the back of the group and out of the herd activity. All riders assume all and full responsibility of their animals’s behavior. 
  • Water will be provided for horses

RIDER REQUIREMENTS

  • Riders must be 18 years of age
  • Rider must come prepared with their own water & snacks packed in their saddlebags during the ride
  • Attire Requirements include:
    •  Blue Jeans
    • White or Blue long-sleeve button shirt
    • Appropriate footwear: boots, closed-toed shoes (no sandals or shoes with open backs)
    • helmets or cowboy hats
    • It is BraveHearts recommendation that all riders wear an ASTM/SEI certified helmet. If the rider chooses not to a waiver must be completed (to be provided during onsite check-in)
  • Rider must complete waivers of understanding (to be provided during onsite check-in)

  • Rider must adhere to the Rules & Regulations (in waivers)

REGISTRATION CHECK IN

Check-In Tent Location: 2400 Reed Rd., Houston, TX
Date: January 31, 2020 – 3PM-7PM or if absolutely necessary February 1st 6AM-7AM (those not checked in will not be permitted to ride)

What to Bring: Valid ID, Coggins, Health Cert, Signed Waivers (click button below to print)

FREE SHIRT: T-shirts will be given out to the first 100 people to check in
Entry Bracelet: Bracelet is non-transferable and must be worn at all times. In the event a bracelet is lost or removed, rider will have to re-complete the check-in process and may be ineligible from participating.

Riders who do not complete the registration check-in will not be permitted to ride.

IMPORTANT DAY OF RIDE INFO

Day of Ride Schedule – February 1st

  • 6:30AM – 7AM – Limited Last Minute Check-In*
  • 7AM – 8AM – Tack & Mount
  • 8AM – Ride Begins Promptly 
  • 12PM – Tentative Lunch Break (approx 10 miles into ride)
  • 5PM – Tentative Ride End Time

*Pre-day (January 31) check-in is strongly encouraged to help make Trail to Zero start on time and go as swiftly as possible. Ride will begin at 8AM and those not checked in by 7AM will be disqualified from ride and will not be refunded.

Breaks

Port-o-Potties will be placed throughout the rides, however it is the rider’s responsibility to be mounted and ready to leave when the ride resumes.

Rest stops and water breaks are available every 2 miles, as needed and will occur throughout the ride for humans & horses.

Route

Starting location: 2400 Reed Road-HLSR Parking lot

  • Turn Left (West) on Reed Road to Almeda
  • Turn Right (North) on Almeda/ Crawford (Almeda turns into Crawford)
  • Turn Left (West) on Pease St.
  • Turn Right (North) on San Jacinto
  • Turn Left (West) on Congress
  • Turn Left (South) on Fannin
  • Turn Left (East) on Binz St
  • Turn Right (South) on Almeda
  • Turn Left (East) on Reed to Reed Road Parking lot

Ending location: 2400 Reed Road-HLSR Parking lot

Volunteer

Learn how you can help support this ride by clicking on the button below.

Meet the Riders

Learn about the ambassadors who will be embarking on Trail to Zero Houston.

Map of Route

HORSE SUPPORT

A veterinarian, farrier & trailer will be following the horses for the duration of the ride in case of
Emergency ONLY.

HUMAN SUPPORT

Individuals trained in First Aid & CPR will be on the ride in addition to First Responders. The Harris County Sherrif's Office Mounted Patrol is assisting the event. There will be a police escort the entire ride.

No refunds will be given for ANY cancellations. This event is a fundraiser.  All fees will directly benefit BraveHearts services to veterans.

FEBRUARY 1, 2020