On Sunday 3 June join us for a scenic two and a half hour ride in Carmarthenshire. Starting from the Coach House in Pumsaint, riders will enjoy beautiful scenic views and explore Cothi Forest, on the Dolaucothi National Trust estate.
The Dolaucothi Mines located within the National Trust Estate are the only mines for Welsh gold outside of Dolgellau. They are also the only known Roman gold mines in Britain.
The route itself takes you through some of the most beautiful areas in Carmarthenshire, from the Cothi river valley with stunning views towards Llandeilo and an opportunity to see wildlife at its best from buzzards and red kites to the occasional red squirrel if you are lucky.
Dolaucothi Estate which is owned by the National Trust is situated about 1 mile north west of the village of Caio in the upper reaches of the picturesque Cothi valley near Pumsaint Carmarthenshire The name Dolaucothi means ‘the meadows of the Cothi’ as the estate stands close to the banks of the fast flowing River Cothi.
Registration starts at 9 for a 9:30-1:30 start.
10k hack - the route will be marked and stewards on line/track junctions.
£15 per rider which includes refreshments and a rosette
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Terms and Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
1. Advance bookings are classed as those made or received before 28 May 2018.
2. Strictly no refunds, except if the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
3. Entries on the day are by cash only.
4. Riders are expected to hold a minimum of Third Party Public Liability Insurance. (BHS Gold members have this as part of their membership benefits. More information about joining the BHS can be found at www.bhs.org.uk)
5. On arrival all riders must report to the Secretary’s tent.
6. Registration opens at 09.00 and last registration is at 13:00.
7. Horses may start at any time between 09.30 and 13.30 and must be off the route by 16:30.
8. Numbered tabards will be provided and must be worn. A £5 refundable deposit is required for each tabard.
9. It is advised that riders take a mobile phone. An emergency contact number will be displayed in the Secretary’s tent.
10. All riders must report their return to the Secretary’s tent.
11. All horses and ponies must be no younger than 4 years of age.
12. Riders aged 14 and under must be accompanied on the ride by a responsible and suitably experienced adult.
13. The ride takes place on land owned by National Trust. Riders are requested to respect the generosity of National Trust and must follow all direction signs and markers.
14. Good riding manners are requested. Please note the tabard number of anyone causing difficulty to others and inform the stewards on the route or at the Secretary’s tent.
15. Horses should not be left unattended in the parking area or on the ride.
16. Hard hats with chin straps must be worn.
17. Tack must be suitable and in good condition.
18. If anyone is riding a stallion they must inform the organisers at the time of booking. No person may bring a stallion on the pleasure ride without ensuring, at all times, that other riders, ponies/horses and members of the public are not put at risk. The stallion should be easily identifiable to others by a bridle tag and/or yellow ribbon in the tail. The organisers may, if they consider that the stallion may cause an accident or injure another person or horse/pony attending the pleasure ride, direct said horse be returned to their horsebox and be removed from site.
19. The organisers and National Trust accept no responsibility for damage to any rider, persons, horses, vehicles or property whatsoever the cause.