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RCTHRC - "ANGLESEA Australia Day Camp" - 23rd-26th January 2016

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    ANGLESEA Australia Day Camp  -  23rd-26th January 2016


    For some this weekend spans across 4 days, some only have the weekend and a day off Tuesday.  The club has booked Whinbury Hill for the 4 days so those with the extra time can stay and enjoy themselves until the Tuesday if they wish.

     Anglesea has been a popular riding area for horse riders for quite a few years now and with such a great private venue available, RCTHRC can take advantage of this great spot. We are fortunate to be able to offer some lovely costal/bush riding which will be led by the property host, Gill Beaurpaire.

     We will have the use of a large shed with undercover BBQ area. The shed also has a kitchen (no fridge) and dining area & also flushing toilets and showers, although water usage needs to be kept to a minimum (solar power is now hooked up, however hairdryers are not allowed). You will need to bring everything for both you & your horse, water for horses & campers is supplied. There are 8 single beds available (first in best dressed) and plenty of room for camping. There are several large yards (Manure to be removed from these yards) available as well as ample space to put up electric yards & plenty of trees for night-lining. There will also be a large communal paddock.

    You can arrive Friday afternoon if you wish.

     The club will be providing a BBQ dinner on the Saturday night.

    On Sunday night we will book the local pub for those who would like to have dinner there (own cost).

     The riding terrain is undulating & sandy with some minimal road work to get to the areas of the bush we will be riding in. 

    Saturday ride out 10am, BYO saddle-bag lunch

    Sunday ride out 10am, BYO saddle-bag lunch

    Monday ride out 10am – back to camp around lunchtime

     Riders must not pass the Ride Leader without their permission

    Horses are to be reasonably fit, with feet adequately conditioned and / or shod.


    Breastplates and Cruppers are recommended.

    Horses known to kick must wear a red ribbon in their tail.

    Under 18’s must wear an approved riding helmet.

    Riders under 16 must be under adult supervision and have a signed approval.

    RCTHRC recommends that all riders have Ambulance cover.

    All riders must adhere to the RCTHRC rules which incorporate the ATHRA Code of Conduct.

    All riders must advise the Ride Leader of any medical condition prior to the commencement of ride

    Dogs are not permitted on the ride itself but when in the camping area must be on a lead at all times.

     Cost to stay at the property - $25.00 per night. (per rider & horse)

                                                      $20.00 per night for non-riders

     Ride fees:       $2.00 for club & ATHRA members

                            $32.00 for non-members per day.

                   (Non ATHRA riders may only ride twice with ATHRA clubs before becoming members)

     Location:        “WHINBURY HILL” 485 Forest Rd. Paraparap Vic 3240

                            Ph.: 5266 1414 / Gill: 0418 553 050


    Stay on Geelong Ring Rd right to the end: do not turn off at Waurn Ponds, it turns into Anglesea Rd (very convenient) Follow thru Freshwater Creek & turn RIGHT into HENDY MAIN RD. ( look for RCTHRC sign ) Follow about 6km when Rd splits Stay left into GRAYS RD ( look for RCTHRC sign ) & follow to end. At T intersection turn left into FOREST RD (look for RCTHRC sign) & go about 1.5 KMS look for HORSE CAMP SIGN on left.

    Please close the gate after you enter.


    Call Gill if you are confused!! 0418 553 050 or 5266 1414

    Although there is no restriction on numbers at this camp we would like to have nominations so we know for catering purposes Sat night.

    NOMINATIONS close on 19th of January 2016

    Contact    Brenda King

    Ring / text / email  on 0416 210717 or 5428 7901 or rcthrc1@hotmail.com

     Please make sure the following info is provided –



    Attending BBQ  Yes  /  No


    Staying how many nights ?




    Payment method  EFT  /  Cash  /  CHQ

  • Category
    Victorian Event
  • Location & full address
    “WHINBURY HILL” 485 Forest Rd. Paraparap Vic 3240
  • Date & Time
    Jan 23 2016 at 09:00 AM - Jan 26 2016 at 04:00 PM
  • Event Admins
    Riddells Creek Trail Horse Riding Club



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