Pleasure Riding

Pleasure Riding Award Scheme

If you would like to earn lovely rosettes for riding your donkey, join the Pleasure Riding Award Scheme. You will receive a log book to record your riding time and on attaining 25 riding hours, and multiples thereafter, you will receive a lovely rosette. The joining fee is £4.00 and covers up to 50 miles – or the first two rosettes. You can log your riding in minutes – you don’t have to ride for an hour at a time – and it is surprising how the time adds up. You can count time in the show ring (and the collecting ring), gymkhana games, hacking out – anywhere you are riding your donkey. There is no upper or lower age limit, but please observe the height/weight regulations:

Height/Weight Regulations

up to 10.2hh(105cms): not over 8stone(50kgs) + 4’0″(120cms)
10.2-11.0hh(105-110cms): not over 8stone(50kgs) + 4’6″(135cms)
11.0-12.0hh(110-120cms): not over 9stone(57kgs) + 5’0″(150cms)
12.0-14.0hh(120-140cms): not over 10stone(63kgs)+5’6″(165cms)
over 14hh(140cms): no restrictions

PRAS Administrator is Mrs Cheryl Browning, The application form and joining fee should be sent to the Society Secretary, Carol Morse, at Donkey Breed Society, The Hermitage, Pootings, Ednenbridge, Kent TN8 6SD.

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