Wednesday 3rd June 2020
Update on position re lessons

As you are probably aware the cross country sessions at Smallwood are taking place with a maximum group size of six.  Running other group lessons at present will become possible when centres start to allow more people in the arenas at one time but at present a maximum of two is the rule.  Indoor lessons […]

Wednesday 27th May 2020
Smallwood cross country sessions will run

Smallwood cross country will run as originally intended – provided we receive sufficient entries to may it viable.  Please contact Joy Toomer to enter. Please see original post for full information. Please note that helpers will not be allowed to follow the horses round the field.  Social distancing must be maintained and riders must be […]

Wednesday 13th May 2020
New rules regarding Covid 19

At last some light at the end of the tunnel.  Riding schools can re-open and lessons can re-commence with due to regard to social distancing.  BBA will not be re-starting our activities just yet as they are group situations.  Time to get your horses fit and ready to go!  Somerford is now open for the […]

Thursday 26th March 2020
Three day course cancelled

As you will expect the course has been cancelled and Somerford Park Farm has now been closed.  Deposits will be repaid shortly.  Roll on next year when hopefully we can fully appreciate our freedom, our horses and each other’s company.

Friday 2nd August 2019
Path open to riders behind the Waggon and Horses at Eaton, Congleton

Some members may not be aware that Pat Amies has now sorted access for riders to use the path behind the pub which links the new bridlepath from Giantswood Lane  with School Lane and thus avoids having to ride along a section of the A34.  We should all be most grateful to Pat for her […]

Sunday 19th May 2019
Paying for BBA events

The committee would be most grateful if members paying for events by cash would kindly put their payment in an envelope with clear details of name and event entered.  Assistance in this matter would be very much appreciated as we like to make sure that there is as little risk of error as possible. Payment […]

Friday 3rd May 2019
Footpath upgraded to bridlepath – 19 years of work!

Pat Amies has successfully claimed  FP 8 at Siddington and it is now a bridleway. its actually a tarmaced road leading to Blake house Farm but only a bit is used to connect to a RP .   Well done, Pat!

Monday 8th April 2019
Notice regarding ‘In case of emergency’ details

The committee asks members attending ridden events to carry in case of emergency details with them.  This can be a card in a pocket – please not in a hat.  It can be in your mobile phone under ICE but not if there is a pin code.  The BBA provides ICE bands which can be […]

Monday 25th March 2019
Notice to all members attending BBA events regarding safety

The organisation expects our participants to be wearing hats to the correct standard and body protectors which are to the current accepted level.  Crash hats without a peak should be worn for cross country.  Air jackets are optional but should be declared on entry to an indoor school/lesson.  If in doubt as to the correct […]