VWH Summer Ride

VWH Summer Ride

Where: Eastcourt – VWH FUN RIDE
When: 08/08/20 to 09/08/20

Event Information

VWH Summer  Ride 


It’s summer and Covid 19 restrictions have eased enough for the VWH to open their Summer Ride. Approximately 12km of hacking with a number of jumping areas including a Clear Round in wonderful grasslands and woods nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Approximately 50-60 jumps spread throughout the course. Clear Round Showjumping at halfway point



VWH NOSEBAG for burgers, bacon butties, tea and coffee.   MIDWAY REFRESHMENTS


Only advance bookings, please book your time slot AM/PM Times will be emailed to you

Enquiries to  email funrides@vwh-hunt.co.uk


We are proud to support Wiltshire Air






VWH Fun Rides
Event Secretary
T: +44 (0)7962 251 696
(not after 7pm) Entry Queries
T: +44 (0)7962 251 696
(not after 7pm) Entry Queries

Event Classes

The following classes are available for the VWH Summer Ride

Saturday Adult
AM Times
Saturday - Under 16
AM Times
Saturday - Family Group
AM Times
2 x adults 2 x children
Saturday - Club Group
AM Times
4 x Adults
Saturday - Adult
PM Times
Saturday Under 16
PM Times
Saturday Family Group
PM Times
2 x Adults 2 x Children
Saturday Club Group
PM Times
4 Adults
Sunday Adult
AM Times
Sunday - under 16
AM Times
Sunday Family Group
AM Times
2 x adults + 2 x children
Sunday Club Group
AM Times
4 x Adults
Sunday Adult
PM Times
Sunday Under 16
PM Times
Sunday Family Group
PM Times
2 x Adults 2 x Children
Sunday Club Group
PM times
4 x Adults

Entries & Entry Fees

Online entries at http://www.horse-events.co.uk  

Adults £20 in advance, under 16’s £15 plus £1.35 non refundable booking fee

Family Group (2 x adults + 2 x children) £50 plus a £1.75 non refundable booking fee

Club Group (4 x adults) £60 plus a £1.75 non refundable booking fee





Start Time


Support Cover / Rules


·     First Aid support will be present.

·     No farrier will be present on the day

·     A vet will be on call and you are asked to bring your own water and not leave horse droppings, straw or other bedding when you leave the parking area.

·     VWH Nosebag and Half Way Refreshments.

·     On site photography.

RULES (summary)
1.              All entries and payments will be made on-line.

2.              Bring your own face covering or mask and hand sanitiser, there will be sanitiser available but be safe.

3.              No entries will be taken on the day.  No cash payments.

4.              Riders will be given a number when their entry is received, and it will be their responsibility to bring the number with them, which should be clearly visible from a minimum of 2 metres.

5.              The number can be worn on any of the following locations: –

a.    Saddle cloth –

b.    Bridle, as long as it does not compromise the horse/ pony’s vision or comfort.

c.    On the rider in a number bib or tied around the waist/ arm/ leg with string (string to be provided by the rider.

6.              Groups will be restricted to a maximum of 6.

7.              Lorries and trailers must spread out.

8.              Riders must ride with control, within theirs and their horses capabilities.

9.              Passing is permitted but at the walk or trot giving warning.

10.           Follow the signed route only (yellow arrows on a blue background).

11.           Take note of the waymarkers and the emergency phone numbers published at the start.

12.           There will be a toilet on site but you must wear a mask / face covering when using, clean your hands both before and after.

13.           As it is an outdoor event, masks/ face coverings are not necessary, bar in the toilets.

14.           On completion of the ride, make sure you go through the finish and then please load up and leave in a timely manner.

15.           All riders must have 3rd party liability insurance, passports and horses should have been vaccinated against flu in the last 12 months. You should carry evidence of all with you.

16.           Please observe standard social distancing measures:

a.    Stay a minimum of 2m apart from people not from the same household when mounted and on the ground.

b.    No handshaking or hugging.

c.    Please cough or sneeze into a tissue, which should be taken home with you and discarded in a closed topped bin.

d.    Wash/ sanitise your hands regularly and especially after touching something that has been touched by other people

e.    Anyone (including non-riding support crew) found to be in breach of the above will be asked to leave, no refund of entry fee will be made.


Riding horses is a high-risk sport and riders taking part in this and other rides acknowledge this and do so at their own risk. The VWH Hunt will not be accountable or responsible for any loss, damage or injury to rider, horse or equipment howsoever caused, including Covid-19.



Event Booking Information

This event is being organised by VWH. Equine Bookings is acting as the booking agent for this event, enabling you to book online, for which you will be charged a booking fee per space which will be added to your cart.

As booking agents, we accept no responsibility for the actual provision of any event for which you purchase event tickets for. Our responsibilities are limited to providing the online platform to enable you to purchase tickets. The booking fee is the separate non-refundable charge we make to you for facilitating the booking. Your contract is held with the Promoter/event organiser.

Venue Information

OS Grid Ref: ST 97784 92639  Latitude: 51° 37′ 57″ / N Longitude: 2° 2′ 0″ W


Post Code (aprox) SN16 9HW

Eastcourt , Hankerton, Oaksey, Nr Malmsebury , SN16 9HW
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