SUNDAY TRAIL RIDE
Time - 0845 Riders Brief
Leaving - 0900 - 1200
Location - Leaving from rodeo grounds at Kalgan River Caravan Park
Length - 12-15km depending on the route taken, weather conditions and capability of riders
Time - 2-3hrs
Pace - Walk Trot, Canter and short thunder runs along some long grass strips
Terrain - Grass, dirt tracks, road verges, road crossings, bitumen path, small sections of gravel, water splashing in the harbour
Animal Encounters - Cattle, Emu fenced in paddock, Kangaroos, Birds, Humans walking with Dogs, Yappy Dogs in fenced property's & Horses in fenced property's
Rider Age - Open to all ages
Capable and confident riding ability, able to control their horse confidently along road verges, read their horses behaviour and control them if they become agitated. No lead pony's
Who Can Come
Rodeo Competitors, Rookie Competitors, Visitors & Locals wanting to join in and have fun.
Horses - Medium fitness level
Known Biting & Kicking Horses - Are Not Welcome
Please don't bring them along and put everyone else in danger.
The trail ride will leave from the rodeo grounds and have been granted permission for exclusive access through the Great Southern Grammer School cattle gounds and onto the trail leading past the Indigenous Fish Traps and around a scenic elevated walking trail providing spectacular views of Oyster Harbour. From there we will cross over the road near Lower King Bridge and head up and around Sharinga Park Estate with some great uphill runs and suburban road verges with scenery out of Oyster Harbour and looking back toward the rodeo grounds.
On the way back riders will have the opportunity to splash around in the harbour near the Lower King Bridge
Free for ATHRA Members
$15 insurance levi for non-members paid cash on the day
The ride will be run by the Manypeaks Equestrian Club under the Australian Trail Horse Riders Association (ATHRA) organisation.