BSTHRC "Happy Valley Nervous Nellies Ride" – Thursday 6th September 2018

BSTHRC "Happy Valley Nervous Nellies Ride" – Thursday 6th September 2018
Sep 06

BSTHRC "Happy Valley Nervous Nellies Ride" – Thursday 6th...

Event Info
Category: Victorian Event
Date & Time: Sep 06 2018 at 09:00 AM - Sep 06 2018 at 01:00 PM

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                               Enquiries & Nominations to Alan Salter at or 0427 357 941

                                                   (NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED VIA FACEBOOK)

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: On DAYS OF TOTAL FIRE BAN all rides are automatically cancelled. If extreme weather conditions are forecast for the day of a planned ride or event, it is your responsibility to phone the ride Coordinator to confirm if the ride is still proceeding, or if details have been changed.

    VENUE: 296 Happy Valley Road, Happy Valley. Ample float parking by direction when you arrive. Travelling to this venue from Ballarat on the Glenelg Hwy you drive to Linton, continue 1.2 klm past the Recreation Reserve, turn left into Geelong-Linton (Naringhill Rd) at the Club Sign, DON’T TAKE THE DEVIL’S KITCHIN TURNOFF. Travel 2.5 klm & turn left into Happy Valley Rd at the Club Sign, stay on bitumen veering slightly right. Destination is on the right at the yellow “Minion” letter box. Club Signs will be posted as above.

    RIDE: This will be a leisurely ride in a bush setting, involving about a 2 hours ride, saddlebag lunch and a short ride back to the floats. The tracks are suitable for barefoot horses, the terrain undulating to steep. Depending the weather and the wishes of participants we may have lunch back at the floats.   

    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.

    LUNCH: BYO saddlebag lunch and drinks.

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

    Day Members must register online at , (pay the $15 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.

                                                 Ballarat Social Trail Horse Riders Club Inc.

                                                                      Club Rules

    1. Members should become familiar with the ATHRA Code of Conduct & these BSTHRC Rules.

    2. Sick horses must not be brought to Club rides or events. If you suspect your horse is ill DO NOT bring it. Members should be mindful of horse health & welfare issues and always apply appropriate biosecurity strategies.

    3. All participants must pay at the time of registering, sign the Attendance Register, record their PIC number (if they have one) and provide emergency contact details.

    4. BSTHRC strongly recommends that all riders have Ambulance cover. An ambulance will be called if deemed appropriate by the Trail Boss, the injured member being responsible for all expenses.

    5. Riders under 18 years must wear an approved riding helmet. The Club recommends all riders wear helmets.

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

    7. All riders must carry a lead rope and halter.

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

    9. All riders must advise the Trail Boss of any pre-existing medical condition prior to the start of a ride.

    10. Horses must be appropriately fit & conditioned for the intended ride, with adequately conditioned feet or shod. Stallions may only be used after prior approval from the Committee.

    11. Breastplates and Cruppers are recommended.

    12. Unless otherwise stated, DOGS are not permitted at rides or events.

    13. All riders must adhere to these BSTHRC rules and ATHRA’s Code of Conduct.

    14. Rider participation signifies understanding and acknowledgement of these Rules, and willingness to comply

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  • Category
    Victorian Event
  • Location & full address
    296 Happy Valley Road, Happy Valley, Victoria
  • Date & Time
    Sep 06 2018 at 09:00 AM - Sep 06 2018 at 01:00 PM
  • Event Admins
    Ballarat Social Trail Horse Riders Club Inc