BSTHRC "Nervous Nellie Ride" - Smiths Bridge – Monday 6th May 2019

BSTHRC "Nervous Nellie Ride" - Smiths Bridge – Monday 6th May 2019
May 06

BSTHRC "Nervous Nellie Ride" - Smiths Bridge – Monday 6th...

Event Info
Category: Victorian Event
Date & Time: May 06 2019 at 09:00 AM - May 06 2019 at 01:30 PM

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    Enquiries & Nominations to Alan Salter at or 0427 357 941



    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. The Club will make every effort to advise nominated riders of changes.


    Smith’s Bridge @ Mount Cole –Turn off the Western Highway at the Beaufort Service Station into Raglan Elmhurst Road, cross the railway lines & follow the road through, stay on this road and travel approximately 12 kilometres, cross over a small creek where the road dips and turn left into Fiery Creek Road. The parking is on the left, you can see toilet block.   


    This is a new ride hosted by Gail Pattison and is about 2.5 to 3 hours duration. The tracks will be hilly and there are stony sections so it is recommended that horses are shod or booted. We have a 2-hour ride to the lunch spot and less than an hour ride home after lunch. Please arrive about 9.00 am to register and saddle up for a 10.00 am (sharp) ride out.

    Horseless Muster @ 9.45 am - Ride Out Time @ 10.00am sharp.   

    LUNCH: Lunch will be a “saddlebag lunch” at the “Glut Picnic Park”, toilets available.

    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
    Fiery Creek Road, Mount Cole, Victoria
  • Date & Time
    May 06 2019 at 09:00 AM - May 06 2019 at 01:30 PM
  • Event Admins
    Ballarat Social Trail Horse Riders Club Inc