A ride leader, Lindsay Measures, will lead a group of no more than 8 riders along the route from Willington to Water End and up along the Greensand ridge at Old Warden. A part of the Greensand Country Festival programme, this ride will start at 10am - riders should be ready to mount up and go by this time.
The group will be limited to 8 riders, plus the leader and another escort. Most of the ride will be in walk and trot though, if all riders are happy to do so, some canter opportunities may be taken.
Please be aware that the ride leader and escort are not qualified Riding Instructors nor qualified Ride Leaders.
This ride is intended only to help you find your way – you must be confident to tackle a 7.5 mile hack, taking about 2 hours, and be relying on the assistance of the ride leader and escort only to show you the route not to assist you or your horse in any other way.
YOU RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND MUST BE SATISFIED THAT BOTH YOU AND YOUR HORSE ARE CAPABLE OF THIS DISTANCE IN A GROUP RIDE.
Please Note: No riders under 16 (probably at school anyway!)
THIS EVENT IS FREE BUT TO ENSURE THAT BOOKED PLACES ARE TAKEN UP A £15 RETURNABLE DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUIRED.
The cheque will be banked only if you fail to show – in all other cases it will be shredded (or returned to you if you provide an SAE).
Participants should email Lindsay who will send the rules and booking form.
Time: 10am - 12pm.
All entrants are must have adequate public liability insurance and proof of such cover must be provided on booking (BHS Gold membership number or a copy of your insurance certificate).
All horses or ponies must be vaccinated against equine flu, with the most recent booster (or second primary injection) to have been given within the last 6 months and at least 6 days before the event).
Passport checks may be carried out.
Please observe bio-security both at the venue and during the ride.