Says Naomi Smith
It is all too possible to round a corner on horseback and come upon a group of cattle with no prior warning -this WILL result in a horse being badly spooked at best, bolting at worst -it is only a matter of time ........... read more
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As part of the planned development of the town of Whitehill and Bordon a 'Green Loop' will be created to allow people to walk and cycle around it in a mainly non-motorised environment.
This facility will enable vulnerable road users greater connectivity to the public rights of way network (such as the Shipwright's Way), new paths, and quieter roads.
The British Horse Society (Hampshire) and the Meon Riding Club have been in discussions with East Hampshire District Council requesting that the 'Green Loop' be developed as a multi-user route to include horse riders (as vulnerable road users) so that they, too, can navigate the area in a safer environment.
These discussions have been encouraging, but we do need to provide evidence of equestrian needs for the area to support our request.
Says Linda Wright
We moved to a Shropshire location a year ago having surveyed the local OS map and noted the significant number of bridleways around the property. Sadly the map appears a total fiction. Scarce any of the bridleways are usable ........... read more