Eccleshall Road

Cold Norton

Stone

ST15 0NS

07841908812

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Terms and Conditions 2019

 

All riders are reminded that they enjoy our ride at their own risk.

 

The following rules are for your safety — please ensure that you have read them before starting the ride and listen to all instructions from our marshals or management.

 

Parts of the course are walk only, for safety. You must only walk where signs state. There is one-track crossing. This will be signed upon approach.

 

Horses and ponies must be 4 years old and over to take part. Please use appropriate tail ribbon, if your horse is green or has a tendency to kick.

 

Minimum age and adult supervision  -Riders aged 5-16 must be accompanied by an adult and supervised on the course. All children must be supervised on site at all times.

 

Rider’s code of conduct and assumption of risk agreement.

 

Riding  or walking the course is entirely at your own risk. The management will not be responsible for any loss or injury incurred.

 

Riders, Spectators and foot persons understand and agree to the following:

 

By engaging on this ride, riders, spectators and foot persons are deemed to have knowledge of, and assume the risk of riding which include but are not limited to the following:

 

•a) Injuries that result from collision or contact with other rider or other individuals who are on the course.

 

•b) Injuries that result from falls.

 

•c) Injuries that involve objects or artificial structures that are within the properly intended path of travel of the rider.

 

Riders, Spectators and foot persons also agree to:

 

•Maintain reasonable control of his/her speed at all times taking others safety into consideration.

 

•Maintain a proper lookout to avoid other riders, objects or conditions on the surface of the course.

 

•Accept responsibility for knowing the range of his/her abilities while riding, and ride within the limits of that ability and as appropriate to the session on which he/she is taking part.

 

•Refrain from riding whilst under the influence of drugs, alcohol or other control impairing substance.

 

•Leave the ride area when your sessions end or as directed by staff.

 

•Refrain from acting in a matter that may cause or contribute to injury of themselves or any other person.

 

•Refrain from instigating or becoming involved in any type of altercations with any other rider or spectator and engaging in abusive, abrasive or disorderly conduct We hold the right to refuse entry onto the site/ride to anyone not complying with the above. Riders asked to leave or removed from the ride  will not be refunded for their session fee if breaking this Code of Conduct.

 

Weather - Please be aware, we may close all or part of the course due to weather conditions.

 

First aid

 

There is a first aid point within the reception area. In the unlikely event you or a member of your party should need first aid treatment, please alert a member of staff. A first aider will be available to assist as required. Please advise a member of staff if you have injured yourself. We will need to take some basic details at this time.

 

Do

 

•Do ride in the direction of arrows unless directed otherwise by marshals or management keeping to the left or right of course where signs state. *However on some occasions the staff may instruct all riders to take an alternative route. Please ensure that you are riding in the correct direction at all times.

 

•Do put litter in bins provided

 

•Do wear suitable attire for the ride, boots and hat are compulsary  and please ensure your equiment is fitted correctly, A body protector is not compulsary but we advise one to be worn.

 

•Do try to keep noise levels to an acceptable level (i.e no screaming/shouting)

 

•Do report any accidents to a member of staff.

 

•Do always listen and obey the staff’s instructions.

 

•Do keep all dogs on a leash whilst on site.

 

Do Not

 

•Do not litter.

 

•Do not hold other riders up on the course.

 

•Do not canter past others. You must shout ahead and seek permission to pass.

 

•No personal entertainment systems are permitted on site.

 

•Do not ride through unmarked woodland areas of the site.

 

•Do not ride at excessive speed.

 

•Do not travel in the wrong direction (follow arrows)

 

•Do not allow your dogs on course.

 

•Do not leave your personal belongings unatended. We do not accept responsibility for any items which are left unattended.

 

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