Sunday 17th of May 2020
Join us in May for our brilliantly organised event at Grimsthorpe Estate.
The route is entirely off road and on beautiful parkland tracks and woods. It is well marshalled with a delicious cake and refreshment stop half way through and with toilets.
Minimum start fee is £20.00 if received by the Secretary by Tuesday 12th of May 2020 and £25.00 for entries on the day - this will include First Aid provision. Start times between 10am - 2 pm. Last start time for 15 mile route will be 1.00pm.
Under 13 year olds must be accompanied by an adult.
Rosettes for every rider on completion of the ride. Prize for the highest amount of money raised by an adult and also rider 16yrs and under.
Bed and Breakfast for both human and equine entrants, if required is available locally - contact the secretary for details.
We regret that cyclists are not permitted to accompany riders around any of the routes. Anyone wishing to cycle through the park just enter through the main Grimsthorpe Castle entrance and obtain the necessary ticket.
Riders must wear hard riding hats or skull caps and be tidily dressed.
Make sure your tack is safe for the ride and if your horse/pony is shod, please ensure it is well shod.
Riders may retire their horses at any checkpoint should they wish to do so, but they must report to a steward so that the mileage is recorded.
Stewards will be authorised to ask a rider to withdraw or await veterinary opinion at the start of any checkpoint on the route should they consider it necessary.
The organisers will not accept liability for any damage, accident or injury to any animal, person or property.
Riders MUST check-in and out at the secretary's marquee whether they complete the ride or not.
Riders must keep to the course and strictly observe all signs on the route and show due consideration for other riders. Only the jumps marked with flags may be jumped.
Entry fees are not returnable if for any reason the rider is unable to start..
Each rider is responsible for collecting amounts promised by his/her sponsors.
One rider in each group must carry a mobile phone.
We hope you enjoy the ride and thank you for supporting the Bytham with Creeton and Careby Sponsored Ride and Drive!