BHS Wiltshire Longford Pleasure Ride

BHS Wiltshire Longford Pleasure Ride (Going Ahead)

Show Date
Sun, Oct 14, 2018
Closing Date
Sat, Oct 13, 2018
Starting Times:
Registration from 9am – 12pm, Starting from 9.30am – 12.30pm
For enquiries and further information contact: Myra Bennett 07786 912180 or Graham Bennett 07968 847359

Class 1
Pleasure Ride Adults    
Entry Fee:
Payment on the day £5 extra
Class 2
Pleasure Ride Children Under 16's    
Entry Fee:
Payment on the day £5 extra

Show Secretary: British Horse Society (Wiltshire)

Odstock Farm, Odstock , Salisbury , Wiltshire SP54JA
Map Link: SP54JA

Show Information
Closing date for advance bookings is 13 October 2018.
Enjoy 10 miles of off-road riding across Wiltshire’s glorious Longford Estate
Come and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to ride over the Longford Estate, including through the largest ancient yew tree forest in the UK
Ride up over Clearbury Ring with stunning views of Salisbury and its cathedral
A warm welcome to all riders
Approx. 10 mile route – no jumps – just great off road hacking suitable for all
BHS members and non members welcome
All profits go to support BHS Wiltshire’s access fund
Photographer in attendance

Payment Details & Event Fees
Entries in advance. You can book using our Secure Online Entry System.
Payment is secure and it goes directly to BHS Wiltshire.
You will receive an email confirmation of your booking and payment.

£20 in advance / £25 on the day - discount of £5 for under 16s

Strictly no refunds, except if the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Terms & Conditions
Advance bookings are classed as those made or received before midnight on 13 October 2018.
Strictly no refunds, except if the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
All entrants must hold third party public liability insurance either through being a Gold member of The British Horse Society or via another provider.
Entries on the day are by cash only.
Please report to the organisers on arrival and follow the instructions of marshals and officials at all times.
Registration opens at 9am and closes at 12pm.
Horses may start at any time between 9.30am and 12.30pm.
Hi viz tabards will be provided and must be worn (£5 refundable deposit required).
All tabards to be returned at the end of the ride.
You will be asked to provide vehicle make, model and registration on arrival.
All riders are responsible for ensuring the safety of themselves and others.
All riders must have previous experience of riding the horse they have entered into the event.
Always ride, and carriage drive, with courtesy, care and consideration to fellow users of the route including equestrians, cyclists, walkers, particularly those who may be elderly, disabled, children or simply frightened of horses. Ride slowly past others.
Do not stray from the planned route or designated areas. Remember horses’ hooves can damage surfaces in wet weather.
Leave gates as you find them and ride slowly past any livestock.
If the event incorporates using a road, ensure the Highway Code is adhered to.
All riders, whether they have completed the ride or not, must report their return to the organizer.

Riders under 16 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult for the duration of the event.
Hats to the current standard must be worn and correctly secured at all times when mounted. Please check yours meets current standards which can be found at
Body protectors are strongly recommended and should comply with current standards – also found on the BHS website at
All riders must wear suitable riding footwear. Wellington boots and trainers are not allowed.
Riders are advised to carry a mobile phone.

All horses must be no younger than four years of age and be of an appropriate fitness level for the activity being undertaken – hooves and shoes must be in good condition.
Tack must be suitable, in safe condition and fit correctly.
Any stallions must be informed to the organizer at the time of booking. No person may bring a stallion without ensuring, at all times, that other riders, horses and members of the public are not at risk. Stallions should be identifiable by a bridle tag and/or yellow tail ribbon. Any stallions deemed to be unsafe by the organizer may be directed to leave the site.
Horses should not be left unattended in the parking area or on the ride.
Don’t forget it is a legal requirement to have your horses’ passport when travelling to events.


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