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BSTHRC "SLATEY CREEK" Sunday September 10th, 2017

BSTHRC "SLATEY CREEK" Sunday September 10th, 2017
Sep 10

BSTHRC "SLATEY CREEK" Sunday September 10th, 2017

Event Info
Category: Victorian Event
Date & Time: Sep 10 2017 at 09:00 AM - Sep 10 2017 at 03:00 PM

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    Meeting at Nat Scholten's property at 28 Pistol Club Road, Mount Rowan. If travelling from Ballarat, turn right into Pistol Club Road 5 km's past the freeway overpass. If travelling from Creswick, turn left into Pistol Club Road (the road AFTER the Racecourse turn-off). Balloons will be on the letterbox, and it is the 1st driveway on the right. If you cross the railway lines you have missed the drive. There is ample float parking, but please keep off grass/lawn areas.


    This is a leisurely ride via bush tracks & gravel roads out to Slatey Creek Picnic Grounds in Creswick. It is an easy ride but be aware that some roads have coarse bluestone gravel, your horse ideally should be shod or booted up. The total distance is 15-20 km's, stopping at the picnic grounds for lunch. BYO saddlebag lunch. Toilet facilities are at the picnic grounds. The ride can be done at a walk but there will be the opportunity for a trot or canter for those wishing to. There is access to the Picnic Grounds via Melbourne Road in Creswick if anybody wants family to meet them for lunch. We will be riding back to the floats after lunch.

    Please arrive about 9.00 am to register and saddle up for a 10 am (sharp) ride out.

    Horseless Muster @ 9:30 am  

    Ride Out Time @ 10.00am sharp.


    A saddle bag lunch will be had at the Slatey Creek Picnic Grounds, family and or friends are welcome to drive out and join us.    

    Ride Fee: $2.00 All BSTHRC members - $5.00 all other ATHRA members & Day Members

    Day Members must register online at www.athra.com.au , (pay the $35 ATHRA fee during the online process and $5-00 club fee on the day). Day Members should contact Alan Salter prior to the ride day, and please bring printout of your Day Membership for production to Club. A club “sponsor rider” will be appointed to accompany all Day Members on the day.

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

    • All riders must carry a lead rope and halter.

    • Stallions by approval only.

    • Breastplates and Cruppers are recommended.

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

    • Riders under 18 years must wear an approved riding helmet.

    • Riders under 16 must be accompanied & supervised by parent, guardian, or an adult member nominated in writing by the parent or guardian.

    • BSTHRC recommends that all riders have Ambulance cover.

    • Dogs are not permitted.

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

    • All riders must advise the Trail Boss of any pre-existing medical condition prior to the commencement of the ride.

    Enquiries & Nominations to Alan Salter at alg_salter@bigpond.com or 0427 357 941

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  • Category
    Victorian Event
  • Location & full address
    28 Pistol Club Road, Mount Rowan.
  • Date & Time
    Sep 10 2017 at 09:00 AM - Sep 10 2017 at 03:00 PM
  • Event Admins
    Ballarat Social Trail Horse Riders Club Inc



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