• Foxcote Estate Country Ride - June 2020

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June 2020.

 - An amazing country ride across 10 miles of beautiful cotswold country for you to enjoy either Saturday or Sunday, starting at The Foxcote Estate, Andoversford, Cheltenham GL54 4LL, direction signs from the A436 and A40.

Entry Fee £20.00, Children 16 and under £15.00.  First horse 9.30am, last horse 2.00pm.

In organising and running this country ride we wish to;

  • Mitigate the risks of passing on the Covid-19 virus.
  • Run the event within the Government guidelines for social distancing
  • Reduce the risk of extra pressure on local NHS resources.

All entries will be on-line, payment by BACS - NO entries will be taken on the day.

  • Entry conditions and Rules

Entries - all entries and payments on-line (when completing Step 3: Payment Method - in the Comments box show Saturday or Sunday and if you require an early, middle or late start), no cash payments or entries on the day. You will receive an email when you entry has been paid giving you a start time and a number. Please bring the email on the day and the number you have printed, which should be clearly visible from 2 metres, and is to be worn by the rider in a number bib or tied around the waist.

Start - all riders must report to the starter and on completion of the ride. Groups will be restricted to a maximum of 6. Hard hats and suitable footwear must be worn.

On the Ride - riders are to abide by the Government guidelines abiding to the 2m social distancing rule. If retiring early riders must inform one of the course stewards. Good riding manners are required, please be cautious when overtaking others as they may be novice riders or on young horses. Riders should take note of ground conditions and ride at an appropriate speed to mitigate the risk of slipping, falling or losing control of their horse or pony. The route will be clearly signed with arrows, if you get lost ring the Secretary on 07979 032448.

The ride is only suitable for those experienced to ride across open country, children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Horses and ponies must be 4 years and older. First Aid support will be present, a Vet will be on call, no Farrier will be present. Bring your own water and please do not leave droppings, straw etc when you leave.

Special conditions - Lorries and trailers must be parked with 10m or more apart. Only members of the same household should travel together. Please arrive with just enough time to be ready for your start time and leave promptly. No dogs and only one non-riding person per vehicle will be allowed. There will be no jumps to lessen the likelihood of injury. Gates on the route will be open or a steward present. There will be no toilets. Bring soap and water to wash your hands. Masks and face covering are not necessary, everyone must observe social distancing rules, 2m apart, no handshaking, hugging - anyone observed breaking Government guidelines will be instructed to leave the event.

Riding horses is a high-risk sport and riders taking part acknowledge this and do so at their own risk. The Cotswold Hunt, the event organisers and the landowners will not be accountable or responsible for any loss, damage, accident or injury to rider, horse or spectators or their equipment. It is a condition of entry that each rider has accepted that no claim will be made The Cotswold Hunt, the organisers or landowners. Everyone must take reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents and must obey the instructions of the event organisers and stewards.

This event is a fundraiser for The Cotswold Hunt and takes place by kind permission of The Hon Mrs M Vestey, Mrs G Fox and other landowners, please respect their generosity as you ride across their land.

                                                          LAST DAY FOR ENTRIES THURSDAY 25th June

Foxcote Estate Country Ride - June 2020

  • Product Code: FRFOXCOTE2020
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £20.00

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