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DODDINGTON CHARITY RIDE

By kind permission of Mr & Mrs Richard Oldfield

Approximately 10-mile horse ride through an area of outstanding natural beauty.

DODDINGTON PLACE, SITTINGBOURNE. ME9 0BB

SUNDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 2020

Entries online only at www.equoevents.co.uk   No entries on the day.

Entry fee £25 per rider to be received by Thursday 3rd September. Groups of no more than six riders. Riders to enter individually so we have a record of all contact details (privacy policy in place). Please add in notes, the names of others in your group if applicable, so we can allocate a time for the whole group.

Start times 9.30-13.30 please indicate if you wish to go slowly so we can allocate an early slot. Riders under 16 years should be accompanied by an adult.

ALL RIDERS MUST BE COVERED BY APPROPRIATE THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY INSURANCE

ON ARRIVAL PLEASE PARK AS DIRECTED A MINIMUM OF 5 METRES APART

Please collect your own waist numbers from the Officials tent at least 15 minutes before your start time.

The route will be clearly marked and Marshalls will be present along the route. Please take care at road crossings.

Optional jumps will be around the route and will be of varying heights. Any fences outside the Charity Ride are strictly out of bounds. Please do not keep attempting a fence after three refusals.

All riders must wear hats to current British Safety Standards whenever on horseback.

On completion of Ride please collect your own rosette and a free soft drink from the official’s tent. There will be hand sanitizer in the officials’ tent for use before touching waist numbers, rosettes and drinks.

THERE MAY BE NO TOILET FACILITIES ON SITE.  (Guidance being sought)

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN REFRESHMENTS IF REQUIRED.

THERE WILL BE NO PARAMEDIC ON SITE ALTHOUGH THERE MAY BE SOME PEOPLE WITH FIRST AID EXPERIENCE.  NEAREST HOSPITAL – MAIDSTONE, HERMITAGE LANE. ME16 9QQ TEL 01622 729000. Please take a note of this number.

No responsibility will be accepted by the Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt, the organisers, the landowners, their servants or agents for any death or injury to any persons, animals or loss or damage to property, howsoever caused, arising out of or as a consequence of the organisation of this event. By entering this event you are agreeing to this disclaimer.

All dogs to be kept on leads at all times.

Please take your litter home and do not clean out your horseboxes in the park. The park is used for grazing and litter can be dangerous to stock.

****In the event that Government guidelines change and the event has to be cancelled, refunds minus booking fee and £3 admin fee, will be returned.

Stay Safe and observe social distancing wherever possible. If showing symptoms of Covid-19  please DO NOT ATTEND and get a test.

We are extremely grateful to the Landowners who allow us access to their land for this Ride.

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Members of the hunt enjoyed their first social ride this year on 2nd August 2020. The sun shone and spirits were high as the riders practiced their jumping skills before hacking through some of Kent’s most beautiful countryside. Even the horses were pleased to see each other.

The AVTH is extremely grateful to the landowners and all those that supported this event. Thank You.

Look out for more rides in the coming months. More pictures can be seen at:

Darren Clark Photography

 

Find out how you can take part in the Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt’s very own Lottery.

 200 CLUB ENTRY DETAILS AND ENTRY FORM

Hound Club

Find out about the HOUND CLUB and how to join by clicking here.

Enamel Hound Club badges are available for £6 each and all proceeds go towards feeding and keeping our hounds for the year. Available at meets.

Hound Badges

The hunt has for sale several hound badges produced over a number of years. Each badge depicts a different hound and can be purchased for £6.00 each, plus post and packaging. Maybe you have several and need certain badges to complete your collection? For more details, please contact Sue Palmer: sjpalmer14@aol.com
Example of some of the badges available: