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25 August 2015

 

Mearns/Mergie ride,  28th - 30th August 2015

 

VENUE:

The venue is at Mergie, off the Slug Road, which is the A957 Stonehaven-Banchory road.

OS map 45 Stonehaven & Banchory.  Grid: NO 795 888.

The venue is at a private Clydesdale Stud which is someone's home, so needs to be respected and looked after, or we won't be invited back.  All muck, hay, horse feed MUST be removed from field and put in trailer provided.  All personal rubbish must be taken home.

 

ROUTES:

All routes are on Forest Tracks, some very good going, other areas harder and a bit stoney (this is not a flat ride) with 2 km grass canter track round venue (if not too wet).

Routes will take in Fetteresso Forest and some routes will include the fab Spyhill.

 

CLASSES:

 

Friday - start from 3 pm - 4 pm

Taster 14 km

Pleasure/Training 18 km

 

Saturday

Taster 14 km

Pleasure/Training 18 or 22 km

30 CR

52 CR

63 CR

81 CR

 

Sunday

Taster 14 km

Pleasure/Training 18 or 22 km

30 CR

 

No ER classes.  No 2-day classes.  All vetting back at venue.

 

CAMPING & CORRALLING available on Friday and Saturday nights.

 

SATURDAY EVENING MEAL:

 

We have an area indoors for our Saturday evening meal.  Bring your own bottle and chair.

 

- Beef or Vegetarian Lasagne with Salad and Garlic Bread

- Sticky Toffee Pudding with Pouring Cream

 

12 per head