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Dubbo & District Trail Horse Club Inc - Inaugral Ride

Dubbo & District Trail Horse Club Inc - Inaugral Ride
Dubbo & District Trail Horse Club Inc - Inaugral Ride
Nov 29

Dubbo & District Trail Horse Club Inc - Inaugral Ride

First club ride of the Dubbo & District Trail Horse Club - 10km day ride

Event Info
Date & Time: Nov 29 2020 at 08:30 AM - Nov 29 2020 at 03:00 PM

First club ride of the Dubbo & District Trail Horse Club - 10km day ride

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    Arrival Time: 8:30-9:00 am

    Pre Ride briefing (unmounted with horses tied up) 9:30 am

    Ride Out: 9:45am

    Degree of difficulty: Easy

    Ride length: 10km about 3.5 hours

    Speed: Predominately walking pace unless - Otherwise agreed to by all riders and trail boss


    Covid 19 precautions 

    All riders must complete the attached COVID_19 self declaration form and bring it on the day. If you have answered yes to any of the questions on the form you are not permitted to attend.
        • On the day do not attend if you are feeling unwell with flu like symptoms such as: 
            ◦ Fever 
            ◦ Cough 
            ◦ Sore/scratchy throat 
            ◦ Shortness of Breath *  

        • Due to COVID 19 restrictions in NSW a maximum of 20 riders will be permitted 
        • Current social distancing of 1.5 metres will apply at all times 
        • It is recommended that there is no sharing of equipment unless it is from the same household 
        • Please bring your own hand sanitiser 
        • A first aid kit will be available: including gloves, facemask and sanitizer 

    *Refer to NSW Health for current advice and additional symptoms. 

     All riders must follow the ATHRA Code of Conduct which includes:
    *Riders under 18 must wear an approved helmet. It is recommended that adult riders wear a helmet also.
    * It is recommended that all riders wear full length trousers and sleeved shirt. Appropriate footwear for horse riding that prevents the foot from sliding forward through the stirrup iron must be worn.
    *Recommendation that horse be shod, unless you practice barefoot or use hoof boots.
    * No dogs allowed on the ride
    * Relevant medical details to be provided including medication if required.
    * All juniors are to be under the direct supervision of a nominated adult.
    * Any equipment taken on the horse such as camera to be in saddlebag, backpack or bum bag. 


        • BYO snacks and drinks for yourself and horse

        • Riders must carry a halter and lead rope on the ride

    Start Location 

    The start location will be from the horse yards at ‘Tiverton’ 1411 Balladoran Railway Road, Gilgandra 


    Travel from Dubbo towards Gilgandra on the Newell Highway for 50 km’s. Turn right at the sign saying ‘Balladoran’ follow the road crossing a railway line and through a creek causeway. After the creek turn left onto ‘Balladoran Railway Road’. Follow the road for 1km and turn right onto property ‘Tiverton’. Follow the driveway to the house and turn right into paddock. Park floats in paddock parked with witches hats. 

    Ride Description 

    We will ride through part of ‘Tiverton’ from open grazing paddock heading into lightly timbered country, then into scrub to the back of the property. From there we will turn right and head onto dirt bush public road. We will turn right onto gravel road passing through Balladoran Village (3 houses) and turn right back on Balladoran Railway Road return back to ‘Tiverton’. The ride will be a mixture of private property and public road. Predominately unsealed with approx. 500 metres of sealed road. 


    Lunch will be back at the starting point with BBQ at the house.  

    Wildlife which maybe encountered include: feral pigs, kangaroos, and emu. 

    There will be sheep and cattle in paddocks nearby the trail to be taken. The neighbour’s horses (3) will in a paddock that we will pass at the end of the ride.

    Neighbour’s will be notified however there is a risk that children may decide to ride motorbikes which may be heard.

    Traffic should be minimal but may be encountered during the last 5 kms of the ride.

    Ride Fee
    $5.00 per rider to be paid at time of booking. Paid into the club account. 

    Commonwealth Bank.
    Account Name: Dubbo and District Trail Horse Club Inc, 
    BSB: 062 534.
    Account: 1069 3474 

    Non-ATHRA members to show proof of day membership (obtained from ATHRA). 


    For additional information or to book in please contact the ride host: 

    Briony Mills on 0428 645 486 or email Briarrose1710@gmail.com

    Please book as it will be first in first placed for spots. You cannot just turn up on the day.
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  • Category
    New South Wales Event
  • Location & full address
    ‘Tiverton’ 1411 Balladoran Railway Road, Gilgandra NSW
  • Date & Time
    Nov 29 2020 at 08:30 AM - Nov 29 2020 at 03:00 PM
  • Event Admins
    Dubbo District Trail Horse Club Inc



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