2021 Spring Hunter Trial and pleasure rides

We will be promoting three pleasure rides throughout this Spring and early summer along with a Hunter Trial on Sunday May 23rd .  We hope to resume out full autumn hunter trial and dog show at Hackthorn on Sunday 19th September.  Please note, all events are pre-entry only. 

On Sunday 23rd May, we will be hosting a Spring Hunter Trial at West Firsby, just 2 miles north of our autumn location at Hackthorn.  We will have four classes:

  • Novice (up to 70cm)
  • Intermediate (up to 80cm)
  • Open (90cm +)
  • Pairs (open height / pick a fence)

Click here to enter a hunter trial class

We are pleased to announce we will be hosting a series of pleasure rides just North of Lincoln in April, May, June and July.

Venues and dates as follows:

Sunday 25th April 2021 (entries close 22/4/21) – The Burton Hunt Kennels, Riseholme, Lincoln, LN2 2LE

Saturday 22nd May 2021 (entries close 19/5/21) – West Firsby (taking in Hackthorn), LN8 2DL

Sunday 13th June 2021 (entries close 10/6/21) – Top Yard, Manor Farm ,Cammeringham, Lincoln, LN1 2YH

Sunday 4th July 2021 (entries close 01/7/21) – Coates Hall

The routes will encompass off road tracks and fields.  These rides can be taken at your own pace, so are suitable for all ages and capabilities.

Enter online by clicking on one of the options below:

Burton Hunt Pleasure Ride Terms of Entry

  1. Pre entry only, strictly not entry on the day.
  2. Entries £15 per person.  Entries are not refundable.
  3. Once we have received your entry, we will email you your number.  Please print this off and bring with you on the day.
  4. Riders will be given a start time with 10 – 15 minute intervals.
  5. The ride will start at 10am.  Within each 15 minute time slot a maximum of 6 horses will be allowed to start with the last riders leaving at 3pm.
  6. Social distancing must be adhered to whilst riding in groups.
  7. Routes will be approximately 8 to 10 miles.
  8. Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes before your designated time slot and park at least 10 metres away from any other vehicle.
  9. All riders must report to the stewards on arrival, and completion of the ride
  10. Hard hats and suitable footwear must be worn at all times.
  11. Good riding manners are requested at all times. Please be cautious when overtaking others as they may be novice riders, or on young horses.
  12. Riders should take note of ground conditions and ride at an appropriate speed to mitigate the risk of slipping, falling or losing control of their horse/ pony.
  13. The route will be clearly signed with arrows on posts or sprayed on the ground.
  14. If you get lost on the route, please call the number provided or ask one of the stewards.
  15. Neither the landowners nor the organisers nor anyone acting on their behalf accept responsibility for loss, damage, accident, illness or injury to ponies, horses, riders and spectators or their property. It is a condition of entry that each rider shall hold the landowners and organisers harmless and that he/she shall be deemed to indemnify the aforesaid against any legal proceedings, expenses or damages whatsoever arising from any incident they are involved in. Everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the organisers and stewards.
  16. There will be takeaway catering and refreshments.
  17. There will not be a toilet available on site.
  18. All riders must have 3rd party liability insurance.
  19. When you have finished, we kindly ask that you depart as quickly as possible. This is to ensure we can all keep the social distancing rules and ensure everyone’s safety.
  20. In order to adhere to track and trace protocols under current covid-19 restrictions, we will ask you for all rider contact details when you complete this entry. 
  21. Riders are to abide by the Government guidelines with regards to Coronavirus, abiding by the 2m social distancing rule.
  22. Everyone taking part or supporting a rider(s) must observe standard social distancing measures:
    • Stay a minimum of 2m apart from people not from the same household when mounted and on the ground.
    • Please cough or sneeze into a tissue, which should be taken home with you and discarded in a closed topped bin.
    • Wash/ sanitise your hands regularly and especially after touching something that has been touched by other people

Please note:

Riding horses is a high-risk sport and riders taking part in this ride acknowledge this and do so at their own risk and that the organisers and land owners will not be accountable or responsible for any loss, damage or injury to rider, horse or equipment howsoever caused, including Covid-19.

ANYONE DISPLAYING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS MUST NOT ATTEND

stay safe and enjoy your ride