Endurance in the South East 2004

Did you know most endurance events that take place in the South East include a shorter pleasure ride class?

Non-Members are welcome.
Come and enjoy excellent riding over some of our most stunning countryside and get a taste of what this friendly sport entails.

How to enter

Send completed entry form to ride secretary (details opposite). Please note that Berkshire Downs and Ride the Wight require competitors to send for a separate schedule.

Include: –
1. Large SAE (minimum A5)
2. Cheque payable to Endurance GB. (non-member pleasure ride entry fee is £12.50)
3. Proof of 3rd party liability Insurance, or £3 for day cover.
4. Copy of flu Vac certificate if required

All Horses must be aged four or over.
Entries close two weeks before ride or when full.
Approximately one week before the ride you will receive a Map, General Instructions and your Start Time

On the Day

Riders to wear numbered bibs. £5 deposit required (correct money please).
Hard Hats PAS015 or equivalent to be worn.
No spurs. Whips must be less than 30”.
Boots or shoes must have heel (or caged stirrups can be used.)
All riders to follow country code.

Pleasure Rides must be completed at between 8 and 12km per hour (approx 5-8 mph).
All horses to be checked by farrier before the start.
All horses will be trotted up without saddle before the ride.
All horses to be trotted up between 20 and 30 minutes after completion of ride.
Rosettes to all sound completions within the time.

All rides run under Endurance GB Rules; available from the Stoneleigh Office.
Ride organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry without explanation.


March 7th
Tilford, Farnham, Surrey. Class 4: 16km
SAE to: Ann Gresham
South Lodge, Wyke Green, Osterley Lane, Isleworth, Middx TW7 5PP

March 21st
Primrose, Canterbury. Class 8: 24km
SAE to: Shelagh Reardon,
58, Herbert Rd, South Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 ODL

April 17th
Ride the Wight, Isle of Wight
Saturday—Class 4: 16km. Sunday—Class 10: 20km
SAE to: Claire Whittington
Snowdrop Cottage, Chale St. Chale, IOW PO38 2JQ
Please send SAE to Secretary for separate Schedule and entry form.

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting sport then feel free to contact one of the South East Committee members for an informal chat:

Margaret Montgomerie (Maidenhead, Bucks) 01628 823878

Liz Walton (Deal, Kent) 01304 369811

Peter and Leo Davenport (Chelwood Gate, W. Sussex) 01825 740347

Maggie Pattinson (Bagshot, Surrey) 01276 472842

Su Baldry (Camberley, Surrey) 01276 513161

Georgie Calcutt (Hartfield, E. Sussex) 01892 770646

Jane Cook ( Burgess Hill, W. Sussex) 01444 244487

Linda Burrows (Crowborough, E. Sussex) 01892 655138

Details concerning membership of EGB can be obtained from the

National Office at Stoneleigh:
Endurance GB, The NAC, Stoneleigh Park,
Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2RP
Tel: 02476 698863 Fax: 02476 418429

Email: enquiries@endurancegb.co.uk



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