BHS Nottinghamshire Flatwork Clinics with Cath Hake
BHS Nottinghamshire Flatwork Clinics with Cath Hake
Taking place in the indoor school at Brackenhurst EC.
Open to all, not just BHS members!
2 sessions available per date: 18:00—19:00 or 19:00—20:00 (please pick the time that suits you best).
The following classes are available for the BHS Nottinghamshire Flatwork Clinics with Cath Hake
Hats & Insurance
Please remember that hats to one of the following standards MUST be worn at all times when mounted at our clinics: PAS015:( 1998 or 2011) with BSI kitemark VG1 01.0404: (2014 -12) with BSI kitemark ASTM F1163:(2004a or 04a onwards) with SEI mark, SNELL E2001: with Official SNELL lable and number AS/NZS 3838 (2006 onwards) with SAI Global Mark And although not compulsory we also HIGHLY RECOMMEND you wear a body protector to the following standard particularly when jumping: EN13158 BETA 2000 or 2009 Level 3 (Purple Label)
All riders must have public liability Insurance, valid on the day of the clinic. BHS Gold Membership ensures appropriate cover. Please supply your BHS Membership number or alternative Insurance details when booking online inc. insurance company name, amount insured and certificate no. and expiry date .
A refund of the clinic fee (but not the booking fee) will be given if notification in writing is received to the entries secretary and organiser 48 hrs before the clinic start.
No refund will be given after this time.
Our clinics rarely make any money, we just enjoy providing a service and training opportunity to the local equine community. However, any small proceeds we may make goes directly back to the British Horse Society to help them continue their charity work.
Organisers reserve the right to cancel the clinic at any time. A refund of the clinic fee (but not the booking fee) will be given if the clinic is cancelled.
- All riders must have public liability Insurance, valid on the day of the event. BHS Gold Membership ensures appropriate cover. Non-BHS Gold Members must provide evidence of cover. YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR DETAILS ON THE ON-LINE ENTRY SYSTEM
- Correct riding dress must be worn for all clinics.
- Riding hats MUST be worn at all times when mounted and we strongly advise that current BETA class 3 2009 body protectors be worn. Riding Hats must bear a CE mark with either the BSI Kite mark or the SAI Global symbol OR SNELL E2001. A CE symbol on its own is not acceptable. The PAS 015;1998 or 2010 and the SNELL E2001 meet higher impact criteria and therefore offer more protection. Failure to abide by this rule will result in elimination from the competition as a whole.
- Long Hair must be tied back and preferably in a hairnet.
- No jewellery to be worn when mounted other than one ring and a watch.
- Cars, Lorries & Trailers must be parked in the allocated car parks.
- Only 10 riders permitted in the warm-up arena at any time.
- All accidents must be immediately reported to a member of staff / show organiser.
- Entries onto the clinic will be limited to a max. of 4 horses and are received strictly on a first come first served basis.
- Horses & Ponies must be 4 years old or over.
- Horses & Ponies must be vaccinated against the flu virus.
- Horses & Ponies are not to be left unattended unless correctly secured inside the trailer/horsebox.
- NO stallions or colts unless by prior permission.
- Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a SHORT lead and under control at all times. Please clean up any waste.
- Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- Please respect the centre facilities at all times. We would appreciate it if you could pick up any droppings and litter from around the lorry park before you leave. Please do not skip out onto the car parks.
- Clinic attendees and their associates shall conduct themselves in a responsible manner at all times.
- The organisers of the event have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health & safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must obey the instructions of the organisers and trainer.
- Cruelty to any animal will NOT be tolerated.
- Any attendee or anyone associated with them who by word or act is abusive to an animal (including excessive use of whips and spurs) will be asked to leave the premises.
Responsibility/Health and Safety:
- Persons participating in or attending the centre, do so at their own risk.
- It is a condition of entry that attendees agree to abide by the above rules and any officials instructions.
- The organisers and trainers of the clinics have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health & safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must obey the instructions of the staff, organisers, officials at all times.
Located at Nottingham University facilities include
Mary King Arena
The centre’s 60 x 40 metres indoor riding arena includes:
- a 279-person seating gallery
- indoor cross country and show jumps
- a camera system to record training and research
- a large screen with a record and playback facility.
Outdoor riding school
- 60 x 40 metres with waxed sand and fibre surface
- enclosed by fences
- fully floodlit
- full range of showjumps and 3 cross country fences.
- 40 x 20 metres waxed sand surface enclosed by fencing to allow loose schooling
- observation holes in the fence to reduce influence on natural behaviour.
- a variety of housing for stabling horses from individual stabling in American barns to crew yards and pens
Located a short drive from our main equestrian centre, Park Hill is home to:
- five re-homed semi-feral ponies
- grazing paddocks with field shelters, a round pen and an all-weather surface area for working with the horses.
Equine Centre Classroom
- seats 24
- fully installed audio visual equipment.
- with stabling for over 30 DIY student liveries
Performance Analysis Room
- mechanical horse
- iJoy Ride
- Balimo chair
- Tekscan pressure testing equipment and mirrors.
- computer equipment for use during project work
- used for downloading data from cameras, heart rate monitors, mobile eye and other data collecting equipment.
And much more…
- cross country schooling paddock
- horse walker
- round pens for lunging / research
- stocks and solarium
- project rooms for staff and student research
- large lecture rooms
- laboratory facilities.
BHS Nottinghamshire Flatwork Clinics with Cath Hake is being organised by BHS Nottinghamshire and the booking agent is Equine Bookings