Rides & What’s on

 

  Our next event is 

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Presentation Evening

Saturday 18th January 2020, Bentley Brook Inn.

Menu  – Menu for Presentation Evening 2020

Payment and booking can be made via BACS and email or post and cheque.

 

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Branch Annual Meeting

Wednesday 22nd January 2020 – 7.30pm – The Duke of York, Pomeroy

Followed by the Ride Planning Meeting

photo of planner and writing materials

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Please note policy for 2020 is same,  with at least annual boosters required.  –  All horses must be vaccinated against Equine Flu to enter our events.   Click this link –  EGB Equine Flu policy   

Following the latest advice from the AHT and EGB the decision has been taken that this ride can only accept vaccinated horses.

Horses with up to date vaccinations or have started on a course and be more than 7 days since receiving the second of the first 2 injections, will be accepted.

 

Quick explanation of ride types.  All open to members and non-members.

Social  ride – Not competitive and no min/max speed.  No vet or farrier checks.  Entry fees  for Derbyshire  Group rides are £12 members/£20 non-members. (Sometimes more if car parking/permits needed eg. Shipley in Spring)   Generally offer a choice of routes, between 8 and 25 kms.   Advertised on local group web sites.

Pleasure ride  (NCR)– Run in conjunction with a National ride.  NCR stands for non-competitive ride.  No minimum speed  (Ride Organiser will give you a time to aim to be finished by) and a maximum speed of  12 kph.  Vet trot up check and farrier check.  Normally offer selection of routes from 16km – 32km.   Entry fees start around  £20. See http://www.endurancegb.co.uk for full list of rides.

National Ride (GER) – GER stands for Graded Endurance Ride.  Have a min and max speed limit.  Vet trot up and heart rate checks.  Farrier checks.  Novice rides range from 20km – 40km.  Open and Advanced levels also. See http://www.endurancegb.co.uk for full details including a video on getting started.

Q. Which Rides can I include on my Derbyshire Ride Record card?

A1. All Derbyshire Group rides and….

A2. All other EGB group’s rides and...

Links to some of our neighbours

Cheshire Group  www.endurancegbcheshire.co.uk

West Riding Group  http://www.westridingegb.co.uk

Nottinghamshire Group www.nottsgroupegb.co.uk

Leicestershire and Rutland Group  http://www.lregb.co.uk

Lindum Group

Lancashire group http://www.lancs-egb.org.uk/?page_id=7

Heart of England Group – http://www.endurancehorseriding.co.uk

North and East Yorkshire Group – http://www.endurancegbneyorkshire.co.uk

A3. Up to SIX of these OTHER NON EGB EVENTS, that appear in this section.  Any other non-EGB rides cannot be included.  (Rides that have the same date as one of our group rides will not appear on this list).  This list will be added to throughout the year.

 

July 2020- Shottle Rotary Ride

 

 

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DERBYSHIRE EGB RIDE RULES

****Parental consent forms required for all riders under 18 years old*****  click this link to download   Parentalconsentrides

Rides are open to all riders, members and non-members, aged 8 years old and above.  ( * see below for under 8 years old)

Riders aged 8 – 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult (over 18yo) either on foot or mounted. No more than 2 children per adult.  Mounted adults must enter ride as normal and pay appropriate fee.  Adults on foot go free!

Associate members  and non-members may ride unaccompanied after their 14th birthday.

Full members may ride unaccompanied after their 13th birthday.

* Very  occasionally we  are able to offer a  ‘Lead Rein’  class at specially selected social rides for children aged 4 and over, lead from an adult (min 21 years old) on foot. This would be clearly noted on the entry form and is subject to very strict and special conditions.  Absolutely NO lead rein from a mounted adult allowed, whatever the age of the child.

WARNING TAIL RIBBONS – BLUE means a stallion.  GREEN means young or novice horse.  RED means that the horse is nervous or bad tempered (may kick) if other horses come too close.  PLEASE TAKE EXTRA CARE AND CONSIDERATION WHEN YOU SEE A WARNING RIBBON.

WHIPS – none longer than 75 cm, 34 inches, are allowed.

HATS – MUST MEET NEW STANDARDS – 2017 BHS Riding Hats Guide

Hatcams can be used at rider’s own risk.

SPURS – not allowed.

****PASSING/OVERTAKING OTHER RIDERS**** – Riders wishing to pass others must first obtain permission from the rider in in front so ALWAYS ASK PERMISSION TO PASS!  Give a reasonable notice, by calling ahead,  and never come up at speed from behind or past another horse.  Please be patient and courteous.  If the rider in front asks you to wait or walk past, respect their wishes.  Pass with due care and attention.  This is even more important if you are riding in a large group and overtaking a single horse or pair.  Especially so if you see a warning tail ribbon too!

If you are about to be overtaken you should clear the way as soon as you are able.

For full rules see our handbook.

ENTRY  FEES FOR DERBYSHIRE EGB SOCIAL RIDES 2019

REFUNDS FOR SOCIAL RIDES – We understand that sometimes things happen that mean you can’t attend a  ride you’ve entered.  If you let the organiser know ASAP they will do their best to let you have a full refund, however please be aware that in some circumstances this may not be possible.

Full and Associate Members and PC -£12*.   Non Members, inc Supporters – £20*.   

*Higher entry fees at some rides due to expenses incurred for parking and permits.

ENTRY FEES FOR DERBYSHIRE EGB NATIONAL RIDES 2020

Please see handbook, entry form or log onto http://www.endurancegb.co.uk


One Comment on “Rides & What’s on”

  1. derbysegb says:

    The route is an all weather route, the majority of which is shared with walkers and cyclists too. There are a few opportunities for a canter though.


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