The Kimblewick Hunt
Ufton Court Sponsored Ride

Ufton Court

Ufton Court Sponsored Ride, Sunday 18th September 2016

The Ufton Court Sponsored Ride is ten miles long, through beautiful woodland and neighbouring farmland, with optional jumps to suit all abilities.

Charities donated to are Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust and the Wyfold Riding for the Disabled.

Entries

Advance entries for the ride have now closed. Entries will be available at the ride for an additional £5 (i.e. £17 entry, plus £15 sponsorship). Riders may start at any time between 9am and 1pm.

Directions

Ufton Court, RG7 4HD.

The ride will be signposted off the A4 Reading to Newbury and off the Burghfield Common to Tadley road.

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Conditions of entry

Entry fee and sponsorship

Each rider must pay an entry fee of £12 which includes paramedic cover. This is non-returnable under any circumstance, even in the unlikely event of cancellation of the ride. Late entries and entries on the day are £5 extra per rider, ie. £17 entry fee.

Each rider must also raise a minimum of £15 in sponsorship which must be paid in full on the day before the rider may start.

It is a condition of entry that sponsorship money is paid before starting the event.

Terms and conditions

  1. Hard hats and suitable footwear must be worn.
  2. Medical armbands and back protectors are strongly advised.
  3. Horses and ponies must be over four years old.
  4. Only three attempts are allowed at each jump.
  5. Passing is allowed.
  6. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.

Disclaimer

Horse-riding over man-made and other obstacles is an inherently dangerous activity and each rider must take all reasonable care and precautions to ensure that they and other riders, spectators, horses or property are not injured or damaged.

The Committee confirm that the course and fences have been inspected. Prior to making the course and fences available for inspection the Committee have exercised reasonable care in satisfying themselves that the fences are safe and secure. Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by the Committee’s negligence, no responsibility is accepted by the Committee for any damage to persons, horses or property howsoever caused which arise from:

During the event it is possible that the fences or course may become less safe and secure. All riders are under a continuing duty to notify the Committee of any damage which they cause to, or notice in, any fence or the course during the event. Any defects are to be notifi ed to the Committee as it is not possible for the Committee to inspect each fence and the course after every rider has completed the course or any part of it.

The Committee accept no liability in respect of any damage caused to persons, horses or property, howsoever caused including any defect in the course or fences arising from any of the following: fair wear and tear, wilful damage, negligence of any rider or others, abnormal weather conditions, failure to follow the Committee’s or any official’s instructions (oral or written), failure to follow the rules.

The decision of the Committee is final in all cases.

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