Fixtures and Events

List of Rides

Further details will appear soon. A change for this year is we only open the rides 6 weeks before the ride date

8th April – Ulnes Walton Bridleways Association – ‘Wear anything Green’ -Re-arranged

Ulnes Walton Bridleways Website

15th April – Croal Spring National ride including PR’s

Visit the man EnduranceGB website to enter – Don’t forget if you want to ride the PR you will need to register as a SUPPORTER and then register your horse

Supporter Link

Croal National GER and PR link

Croal 32km Map      Croal 24km Map        Croal Rider Info

6th MayHealey Dell Dawdle 

Healey Dell Dawdle Map         Healey Dell Dawdle Rider Info

12th May – Shelley Mee Memorial Ride – Rivington in-conjunction with BHS

17th June – Croal Summer Pleasure/Training Ride – Apologises, due to Forestry Commission Events process under review we cannot run this ride

8th July – Pickup Blast

Pickup Bank Blast is a lovely route consisting of bridle paths, grassy moorland tracks and quiet lanes. Fabulous views over East Lancashire! It covers areas including Oswaldtwistle, Belthorn, Hoddlesden and Pickup Bank.

There will be gates across some tracks, some will be manned on the day or left open where possible.
There is a steep downhill section on this ride. This is rideable and clearly marked.

Pickup Bank Map            Pickup Bank Rider Info              Pickup Bank Talkarounds

28th July – Barton Pleasure Ride 

This ride uses all the bridleways in the locality and quiet lanes. There are a couple of motorway bridges to cross and one is narrow but will have a steward there to help. Some of the gates will be open! It is a popular rural ride and places are always in high demand.

Barton Short Map   Barton short talk around   Barton Long map   Barton Long talkaround

18th August – Waterside Parishes Charity Ride – Entries now Open

This ride uses local bridleways in the locality and quiet roads. Several kilometres of permissive off road tracks (only available to use on this day) plus of course the beach. The bridleways have on the whole have a good surface

Venue: Knott-End Car Park, Wayside, Knott End-on-Sea, Poulton-le-Fylde, FY6 0EA,  Google Map of Venue

Ride information can be found HERE with how to enter and pay

Rider Info    17km Map    17km Talkaround    24km Map    24km Talkaround

15th SeptemberFormby – Entries now Open

Its FANCY DRESS, to support Rachael Atkinson our Lancashire rider and her adventures to the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky as a GBR endurance rider, its fancy Dress, Cowboys and Indians …. get those checked shirts out and feathers lets have a laugh and don’t forget the face paint!

A fabulous ride incorporating pinewoods, sand dunes, beach, grassy paths, tree-lined dirt tracks and less than 1% roadwork. A wonderful variation of terrain for all

Venue: Marsh Farm, Range Lane,  Formby, L37 2HU    Google Map of Venue

Distance 10k (7 miles) or 23k (14 miles)

Ride information can be found here Here with how to enter and pay

14th October – Medlock Valley Pleasure Ride

28th October – Ulnes Walton Bridleways – Halloween ride

11th November – Croal Poppy Ride

All the rides included on this list count towards Lancs Group Annual Kilometerage Awards. Additionally all EGB National rides and other EGB Group Social /Training rides will count.

Map of all local endurance rides

Printable Ride Entry Form

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Please contact Jamie Houghton – Jamiehk80@gmail.com for any additions or amendments.
N.B. More rides to be added later, potential Ride Organisers please remember to complete Social/Charity Ride Proposal Form to book your date!!!

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