Jul 28


Lake Ratzcastle - rides would be between two to four hours

Event Info
Category: Victorian Event
Date & Time: Jul 28 2017 at 12:00 AM - Jul 30 2017 at 12:15 AM

Lake Ratzcastle - rides would be between two to four hours

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Lake Ratzcastle, Karnak VIC 3401, Australia
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    Arrival on the Friday 28th for those that would like to all others that will be arriving on the Saturday 29th for day ride or camp over need to be ready to ride out by 10 am

    Please read on for maps link and other detail

    A google map direction can be had at :…/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x6acea… or just google Lake Ratzcastle and there will be a lot of Info come up.

    Lake Ratzcastle is a public reserve so no bookings are needed. There are male and female toilets available and toilet paper is supplied free. Plenty of tank water plus bore water from a solar powered bore pump. A solar heated unisex shower will give a short warm shower in winter for a few minutes depending on how many use it. there are wood fire bbqs available at the camp site and a gas bbq can be supplied for the weekend. There is heaps of wood for fires and or cooking. There is a large concreted and sheltered eating area where we can cook and eat should it rain or to get out of the elements. A small generator if needed and a microwave. Sausages will be supplied any other food and Beveridge you will need to BYO

    There is NO yarding so people will need to bring their own yards/ tethering solutions and horse feed/ water containers

    The rides will be through existing tracks running through dense scrub. Many of the tracks are thick sandy loam. There are semi dry lagoons and swamps depending on how much rain we get between now and then. kangaroos and emus are in good supply.

    Depending on how far we want to venture and explore - rides would be between two to four hours. The main two lakes are full and stocked with redfin and yellow belly fish and are great for kayaks/canoes if anyone is interested.

    Goroke township is about 10 kms away and have a licensed IGA store which is open 7 days a week. Any other questions just ask. - contact for this ride is Tania Decker 0428148802 or Stephen Johns

    WMTHR Membership $100.00 per year covers all your ATHRA affiliation and Insurance (and allows you to ride at any other ATHRA club organised event in other areas) Plus $5.00 per day per member each ride $30.00 per day NON MEMBERS

    Please note that there are children and beginners / nervous rider on these rides so please understand that we DO NOT hoon. We ride in a social controlled manner and social time after rides and sitting around the camp fire / bbq is to be self monitored and controlled respectful that children are present.

     We also comply with having an accredited ATHRA Trail Boss and delegated First Aid and Back rider. We also have a ZERO POLICY of Animal Cruelty and Neglect , and a ZERO POLICY towards bullying, Harassment and ridicule. Every one is to be supportive and encouraging so that all have a pleasurable ride and weekend.

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  • Category
    Victorian Event
  • Location & full address
    lake ratzcastle, goroke, vic
  • Date & Time
    Jul 28 2017 at 12:00 AM - Jul 30 2017 at 12:15 AM
  • Event Admins
    Wimmera Mallee Trail Horse Riders Club