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15 September 2014

Glen Tanar  29th, 30th & 31st August 2014

In aid of Horseback UK

By kind permission of the following:

Mr & Mrs Bruce of Glen Tanar Estate

Sandra McRoberts from Cobbleheugh Farm for access and the Venue field
Eric Baird & Ralph Peters of Glen Tanar Estate
Alastair Fullman on behalf of Aberdeenshire Council
Edward C M  Humphrey, Dinnet and Kinord Estate
Bob Booth, Dunecht Estate (Birse)
FC Scotland
Mr R Allan, Nether Ruthven Farm
Catriona Reid, Muir of Dinnet Estate
Cambus O'May Estate
Police Scotland

 

New Venue Field at Cobbleheugh Farm, Grid NO472983, off the B976 South Deeside Road between the road to Glen Tanar and the Dinnet Turn off. 

Directions to Venue from Aberdeen take A93 to Dinnet, turn left at the crossroads. Go across the river Dee and turn left at T-junction. Follow this road for approximately one mile where you will find the venue entrance on the left.

Dogs must be kept on Leads at all times, dogs are not permitted on course.

There will be a farrier on Saturday but not on Friday or Sunday.

 

We have different routes for Pl rides & 30K's on Saturday & Sunday and not much repeats for the longer distances and the routes are varied but all very scenic. 
BBQ on the Saturday night. 
Access to the river Dee if anyone wants to take their horses to cool down. 

 

Distances:

Friday
Taster - Yellow - 14km

Pl/Tr - Purple - 16km
Saturday
Taster - Yellow - 14km
Pl/Tr - Short - Green 20km / Long Orange 25km
30km Class - Yellow + Purple - 14+17 = 31km
50km Class - Loop 1 Red 36km + Loop 2 Yellow 14km = 50km
60km Class - Loop 1 Black 38km + Loop 2 Pink 22km = 60km
80km Class - Loop 1 Black 38km + Loop 2 Pink 22km + Loop 3 Green 20km = 80km
Sunday
Taster - Yellow - 14km
Pl/Tr - Pink 22km
30km - Blue 33km

 

EVENT TIMETABLE

Friday 29th August

1330                 Event Admin opens

1400 1430    Trot ups for 17km Pleasure

1500 1530    Trot ups for 13km Taster

Start times will be half an hour after Trot Up.

Saturday 30th August

0900                Event Admin Opens

0930-1000       Vetting for 80km

1000-1030       Vetting for 61km and 50km

1100-1130       Vetting for 31km

1200-1230       Trot ups for 19km pleasure and 13km Taster

Start times will be half an hour after Trot Up.

Sunday 31st August

0900                Event Admin Opens

0930-1000       Vetting for 30km

1030-1100       Trot up for 18km Pleasure and 13km Taster

Start times will be half an hour after Trot Up.

 

SPEED CATEGORIES & MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TIMES

 

Pleasure/Taster

min 8 km/h

max 11 km/h

14km - Taster

          1 hr 45 mins

          1 hr 17 mins

17km - Friday

          2 hrs 7 mins

          1 hr 32 mins

    20km - Saturday

2 hrs 30 mins

          1 hr 50 mins

    25km - Saturday

          3 hrs 7 mins

          2 hrs 17 mins

    22km - Sunday

2 hrs 45 mins

          2 hrs 1 min

  

CR

Completion

9-9.94km/hr

SC3

9.5-10.99km/hr

SC2

11-12.99km/hr

SC3

13+ km/hr

31km

3:26-3:07

3:15-2:49

2:49-2:23

2:23 or less

33km

3:40-3:29

3:28-3:01

3:00-2:33

2:32 or less

50km

5:33-5:16

5:15-4:33

4:32-3:51

3:50 or less

60km

6:40-6:20

6:19-5:28

5:27-4:37

4:36 or less

80km

8:53-8:26

8:25-7:17

7:16-6:10

6:09 or less

 

Information for Campers

 

Showers will be available for campers and riders at Aboyne Community Centre in the fitness changing rooms. Costs are 85 pence per shower. The Community Centre is at :

 

Bridgeview Road
Aboyne
Aberdeenshire
AB34 5JN
Tel: 013398 86222

 

Places to eat:

 

The Boat Inn- Charleston Road, Aboyne, AB34 5EL Tel: 013398 86137

Aboyne Fish and Chips-Unit 7-8 Station Square, Aboyne, AB34 5HX, Tel: 01339 891 016

BBQ-There will be a BBQ held at venue on Saturday night

Facilities on site-there will be toilets at the venue

Please bring your own drinking water, there is access to a river at the venue for non drinking water.