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Exclusive BHS Ireland and National Trust Pleasure Rides at Mount Stewart

14 June 2018


This exclusive opportunity is available to BHS Gold Members only and marks the continuing welcome during 2018 of horse riding to Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards, Co Down.

Please Note that this event is not for lead rein rider.

Dates for this Event:

  • Thursday, 3 May – 6.30pm to 9pm (BHS Ride Out UK Pleasure Ride)
  • Thursday, 14 June – 6.30pm to 9pm
  • Thursday, 26 July – 6.30pm to 9pm
  • Thursday, 16 August – 5.30pm to 8pm

The Londonderry family of Mount Stewart always had horses and ponies and they rode through the grounds at Mount Stewart on trails that were made for just that purpose. The National Trust is working to recover and renovate access to the estate by uncovering and renovating existing paths. In 2017 we had access to approximately 3 miles of trail, and if the weather is dry enough, in 2018 we will hopefully have access to an additional 2 or 3 miles.

Pre-booking is essential with a maximum attendance number of 40 and pre-organised departure times.  There is a strict code of conduct for this event, which is below.

Please complete the booking form with the required information and return to Susan Spratt with payment of £15 per horse and rider. You may pay by TicketSource or Paypal to Susan Spratt.

For more details, please contact Susan Spratt BHS Manager for Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

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