All EGB events are cancelled/postponed until at least Mid – June 2020. 



 Freehay Social Ride – Sunday 29th March-  Cancelled but hopefully only postponed until October

Manifold in May Social Ride- Sunday 3rd May – Cancelled 

Foremark National Ride- Saturday 30th May – Cancelled


 Ashover River Amber Social Ride – Sunday 28th June

Venue – Eastwood Hall Farm, Ashover.  Nearest post code to venue field is S45 0EJ

Supporting MADBAG -Matlock & District Bridleways Access Group

Full and Associate EGB members – £12.   Non EGB members – £20.

This ride is included in the Derbyshire Challenge Series.

Numbers will be limited to approx. 60 and will be opened to Derbyshire EGB members first.

Assuming the situation improves this ride will open mid-May.  All Derbyshire EGB members will receive entry form via email and be given first chance of entering.  A few days later the ride will open to all and the entry form will be published on this website and advertised on our FB page.

The 12km short route fords the River Amber in 2 places.  The 22km long route fords the River Amber in 4 places.



 Barbrook Social Ride – Sunday 19th July

Venue  – Hunt kennels, Barlow

This ride is included in the Derbyshire Challenge Series.

Horse weighbridge attending too.


 Social Weekend Special  – a weekend of social rides with TBC optional overnight camping/corralling at Stanage ride venue.

Both these rides are part of the Derbyshire Challenge Series.

Hope Social Ride – Saturday 15th August 

with support from Dark Peak Bridleways

Venue – Hard standing at Breedon Cement Works, Hope .  Rider numbers will be limited.


Stanage Edge Social Ride – Sunday 16th August

Venue  – Birley Farm, Hathersage.


Pikehall in the Peak – Saturday 5th September

National ride with Pleasure ride classes –

This ride has stunning views and plenty of variety on the route – disused railways, tracks, bridleways, fields and dales.  The route is not as hilly as the area, as there will be good use made of the local trails.

Camping and corralling available.

See for more details.


 Okeover Charity Ride – Sunday 20th September


Venue – Okeover Park near Ilam.

Our popular 16km charity ride.  Thank you to the many land owners and tenants who give us permission to ride over their private land.


TBC  – Saturday 24th October -Buxton Social Ride


This ride will be part of the Derbyshire Challenge Series.

Hard standing car park, but limited size so numbers will be limited to approx. 50


TBC Carsington Christmas Cracker Social Ride- Saturday 5th Dec

A gentle 13km around Carsington Reservoir.  Mince pies.  Optional fancy dress.

Hard standing car park.  Numbers will be limited 40-50.


Awards Night –   Saturday  January 23rd 2021

Bentley Brook Inn, Fenny Bentley, near Ashbourne


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 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 for full details including a video on getting started.

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

A1. All and any EGB rides


A2. 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.

10th May – Five Pits, near Chesterfield – BHS Ride-Out

17th May – Tideswell – Peak Horse Power – Cancelled 

26th July 2020- Shottle Rotary Ride

13th Sept 2020 – Ockbrook Rotary Ride






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