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Ride Safe Event

12 Feb 2018

 
Horsham & District Riding Club invites ALL riders to the Ride Safe event

TIME: 10am for 10.30am start 

Ride Safe is a Rider Responsibility Event dedicated to all aspects of riding safely - on the road, in open countryside and at shows.

Ride Safe covers what to wear, discussion about hazards you may encounter & how to
deal with them. It is a follow-up to the British Horse Society's televised and highly acclaimed
2017 Dead Slow campaign which aimed at encouraging drivers & cyclists to "Pass Wide
and Slow" - the video of which was viewed more than 2.6 million times on-line.

Alan Hiscox, the British Horse Society's Director of Safety, has had 26 years equine
experience as a Mounted Police Officer. He will give a talk and video presentation.

Tim Briers, BHS Riding & Road Safety Assessor & Trainer - Stage 3 in coaching
Horsemanship, will instruct 4 'guinea pig' riders on the soon to be updated Riding & Road
Safety Test.

The BHS has also launched the Ride Safe Award to provide riders with the knowledge to
protect themselves and their horse. It covers all aspects of riding so it is very important that
you are aware of this Award. It is accompanied by a comprehensive "Ride Safe Guide" that
teaches riders how to manoeuvre in traffic, and what to do in a difficult situation on the road.
Anyone 11 years or older can take the Award at selected BHS Approved Centres and It will
be essential for those just beginning their BHS qualifications.

Equisafety Ltd with their latest Hi Viz clothing and other safety wear for riders and horses,
and Myrocam UK - suppliers of head and body safety cameras, have also been invited to
this event.

Advance tickets for members and non members cost £6.00 each this includes light refreshment.

Send cheque made payable to HDRC and your contact details to the
organiser:

Mrs Marilyn Turner, Ryersh House, Ryersh Lane, Capel, Surrey RH5 5LJ.
(Tel. 01306 711069 / mobile 0752 732 7564 after 7pm)

OR pay via PayPal on-line: www.hdrc.org.uk and see under "Events"

NB: Tickets on the day will cost £8.00 each, payment by cash only please

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