All meets are at 12 noon unless indicated.
The cap for hunting is £45 adult and £35 for under-18s.
Black or navy coats; horses should now be plaited or hogged, hip flasks permitted. All welcome.
Jumping is optional. We have a second non-jumping field and there is always as way round.
Sunday 2nd November: Opening Meet, Kennels Pikehall, DE4 2PH
This is a stone wall day. Most walls are less than 3 foot. There are normally smaller lines for those wishing to have a go. Knee boots are recommended for those wishing to jump. All jumping is optional.
Sunday 9th November: New House Farm, Hulland Ward, DE6 3FN
This is a mixed jumping day starting with a beautiful cross country course on private land with both large and small jumping options, perfect for those wanting to have a go as well as for the more ambitious. The rest of the day we will be jumping hedges, rails and hunt jumps. All jumping is optional.
Sunday 16th November: Lodge Farm, Mill Lane, Wetley Rocks, ST9 0BN
This is a mixed jumping day with small rails and walls, perfect for newcomers. Knee boots are recommended for those wishing to jump. All jumping is optional.
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Available at all our meets and from Tracy Muir Photography
A VERY BIG thank you to all those that took part, organisers, supporters and riders. And speciial thanks to Dave and Emma for creating and managing the website and entry times; Andy and Helen for dealing with all the entries and the support services, Deb for collecting the sponsorship money, Chris for planning the route and Sian, her mum and friend Lizzie for making sure all went well on the day. And above all we are grateful to Amy Law and the Chatsworth General Trust for enabling us to hold the ride. As always Amy has been wonderfully helpful. The sponsorship total for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance will be announced as soon as we have all monies in.
Photos taken by Bob Turner on the day are available on the ride website above and also on our Facebook site.