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New Park and Ride at Gaddesden Estate begins on 31 May

27 Apr 2015

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The New Park and Ride at Gaddesden Estate will take place once a month from 31 May until 23 August. The Gaddesden countryside is an enchanting mixture of parkland, arable and grazing, interspersed with ancient woodland, much of it overlooking the lovely valley of the River Gade.

Park up and follow the seven mile route along the estate’s farm tracks, woodland rides, bridleways and open countryside. You can also enjoy their five furlong grass gallop and up to 30 optional jumps, which range from two feet to three feet three inches.

Parking Area: Bridens Camp, Nr. Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead HP2 6EY

Time: 10.30am - 4pm.

Parking Fee: £10 per horse and rider payable on the day.

All riders are required to wear an emergency medical and contact armband or carry a temporary card in an outside pocket..Correct riding clothes and hard hats, correctly fastened and to the correct standard must be worn. Non-fixed peak hats and body protectors are recommended for those jumping. Please clear away all hay, droppings etc. from around your horsebox/trailer. Do not muck out at the venue. Do not leave vehicles unlocked and keep valuables out of sight. The organisers accept no liability for loss or damage to personnel, equines, vehicles or goods.

You must have your own 3rd party liability insurance if you are not a BHS Gold member.

To book a place, please contact Dawn Grocock with the following details by the Wednesday before the ride:

  • Names of riders.
  • Preferred start time.
  • Mobile phone number you can be contacted on, on the day.
  • If you will be in a horse box or trailer and the registration number.
  • An e-mail or postal address to send parking directions and the ride route plan to.

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