Friday 5th February 2016
BHS incident reports – help the BHS to help you!

Riders are reminded that in the event of any sort of accident involving horses you are asked to report the incident to the BHS on their website. This is very important as the BHS cannot make a case for improving facilities for horses without the relevant information to back it up. This report form can […]

Friday 5th February 2016
Cheshire Horse Watch – please sign up

Cheshire Police are asking riders to help them in the fight against rural crime. We are pleased to be welcoming a member of the police force to our April meeting to formiliarise us with the help which they can offer us and the assistance we can offer them. In the meantime please check out: www.cheshire.police.uk […]

Thursday 8th October 2015
Withdrawal of hat standard BSEN 1384(1997 or 2012) or EN 1386(1996)

We have to advise members that due to the withdrawal of the above standard hats from approved status we must ask members to use hats from one of the standards listed below from 1st January, 2017. This is a requirement for insurance purposes. There is no safety issue with the hats but due to European […]

Wednesday 22nd April 2015
In case of emergency arm bands

We are asking members to wear these arm bands or their own alternatives when taking part in ridden activities with BBA.  This is so that we always have emergency contact details to hand in case of an accident.  The arm bands are small, florescent elasticated cases which just hold a card which gives the relevant […]

Monday 30th March 2015
Footpaths upgraded to bridlepaths at Arclid

Footpaths 6 and 7 are now officially Bridleways 10 and 11 respectively. The effect of the order, as confirmed without modification, is to modify the definitive map and statement for the area by adding: Public Footpath No.6, Parish of Arclid, commencing at its junction with Public Footpath no. 7, Arclid at OS grid reference SJ […]

Tuesday 13th January 2015
Information regarding two footpaths being upgraded to bridlepaths in Higher Hurdsfield

The Cheshire East Borough Council Definitive Map and Statement (Upgrading of Public Footpath No 9 (part) to Bridleway and addition of Public Bridleway No 12, Parish of Higher Hurdsfield and addition of Public Bridleway No 98, Parish of Macclesfield) Modification Order 2013 Following a Public Hearing on 9th September 2014 an Inspector appointed by the […]

Saturday 20th September 2014
A reminder on what to do if you have an issue with a right of way

If you have a minor issue with a right of way (first make sure it has bridleway status), it will probably be sufficient to contact Cheshire East or Cheshire West Rights of Way department, both of which have contact details on their websites.  Minor issues such as damaged gates will usually be dealt with quite […]

Wednesday 12th February 2014
Revised constitution – please take time to read this item

THE CHESHIRE/STAFFORDSHIRE BORDER BRIDLEWAY ASSOCIATION CONSTITUTION Name 1 The name of the Association is the Cheshire/Staffordshire Border Bridleway Association (“the Association”). Objects 2 The objects of the Association are to: procure, enhance and protect potential and existing bridleways, byways and other ways useable by horse riders; procure, enhance and protect the rights of all horse […]

Thursday 30th January 2014
BBA purchasing gate for bridleway

As discussed at recent meeting we are now in the process of paying for a gate for Bridleway 1 Leekfrith.  The donation will be for the sum of £260 and we hope that some of our members will have pleasure in using it for years to come.