Ackworth & District Riding Club

Ackworth & District Riding Club

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Osberton Pleasure Ride

30th April 2017

 
 

   

  Ackworth & District Riding Club

By kind permission 

Welcomes members and friends to the Pleasure Ride around Osberton Estates

On Sunday 30th April 2017


Come and join us for a ride across the picturesque Osberton Estates. Easy and safe hacking over miles of lanes and tracks not usually open to the public. Optional jumps and water crossing along clearly marked routes of 2, 4 & 6 miles which can be linked to make a 12 overall.

We have a photographer out on the route who will take orders for your pictures.

Discounted rate of £10 to ADRC members who prebook before via horse events. 

£15 to all entries on the day.


Rules

All riders must wear a hat to current BS standards and additionally body protector if they wish to take part in the “jumping” elements which includes any elements of the “water features” also. 

Riders must set off in small groups – no more 4/5 in 10 / 15 minute intervals.

We have been invited to hold this pleasure ride with the kind permission of the Osberton Estate which does operate as a working farm with crops and livestock so please respect the grounds by staying to the set route only. Follow the map and arrows along the route but if you do encounter any difficulties please call Kate Longfield. 07841 709145

There will be a £2 mandatory bib fee refundable on return.

Riders will be asked to fill in contact details and sign a disclaimer before setting out.  The route will be marked during the weekend prior and in case of cancellation notices will be put on the website and facebook and emails sent out.

Jumping is optional and aimed at all abilities.  




To ensure that we all have a fun day without any “hiccups” please can you take note of the information and follow the rules set out below:-

Potential risks / hazards present

Livestock

There may be cattle and sheep grazing in a number of the fields along our route, some of which may be obscured by hedges. Please be mindful of this when deciding when to trot / canter.

Walkers and dogs

In the event that you meet walkers with dogs along the way, please be courteous and return to a walk until past a safe distance.

Other riders

There may be a possibility that your path may cross with other riders so please return to a walk until past a safe distance.

Jumps 

As you are aware there are optional jumps along the route. Please ensure that you check the obstacles before attempting them to ensure a safe take off and landing.

Rules

All riders must wear a hat to current BS standards and additionally body protector if they wish to take part in the “jumping” elements.

Riders must set off in small groups – no more 4/5 in 10/15 minute intervals.

The route will be clearly marked. All riders take part entirely at their own risk and neither the Ackworth & District Riding Club nor the landowner accepts any responsibility for any accident loss or damage to horse, pony, any other animal, rider, spectator, vehicle or property.

 All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

We have been invited to hold this pleasure ride with the kind permission of Osberton Estates.  Please respect the land by staying to the set route only.  Access across land is for this event ONLY. Follow the map and arrows along the route but if you do encounter any difficulties please call Kate on 07841 709145


HAVE A FANTASTIC RIDE!