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
Canal Tow Paths
Tony Barnett comments
"They must post notices to say enter at own risk or the waterways authority accepts no responsibility/is not liable for any damage etc."
Says Tony Barnett
Canal tow paths are for the use by horses to tow the barges, set there by the authorities, even so, there is no assurities that should accident/fatalities will be compensated by British Waterways, technically, if the waterways wish to make available/not object the towpath routes open, they must also post notices to say enter at own risk or the waterways authority accepts no responsibility/is not liable for any damage etc.
It seems though that another charity/organisation is looking for a step up the ladder of good fortune, in my day tow paths were always open, but fishing was subject to a licence, swimming at own risk of getting a smack in the mouth from a fisherman.
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