Use Of Sand Arena

An online booking system for the sand arena will be put in place for the winter months when the paddocks are closed for riding and the following guidelines for usage will apply:

a)  All members must check the online “Arena Booking Sheet” prior to utilising the sand arena.

b) The sand arena cannot be booked more than 14 days in advance.

c) All sessions are for 45 minutes only.

d) Each riding member can pre-book the sand arena for one 45 minute session per weekend and one 45 minute session per week (Mon-Fri).

e)   If a riding member arrives at the grounds and the sand arena is not booked, they may use the arena in addition to any pre-booked sessions.

f) The sand arena will not be able to be booked in the 4.00-4.45pm and 4.45-5.30pm slots after school on weekdays to ensure there is somewhere always available for people to ride during the time of highest demand.

g)  Please do not book the same day and time slot more for more than two weeks in a row to be fair to other users.

h)  Jumping is permitted in the sand arena.

i)  Lunging is not permitted in the sand arena.

j) There may only be a maximum of four individual riders in the sand arena at any one time, unless it is an organised lesson or rally.

k)  Manure must be removed from the sand arena prior to leaving, using the tools provided.

l) Each sand arena user must do a few minutes of raking prior to leaving the arena, using the tools provided.  If you have jumped, you need to rake the area before and after each jump.