warm welcome to the Ashdown Forest Riding Association (AFRA).
Ashdown Forest has over 81 miles of safe riding and with over
6,500 acres, (10 square miles) for you to roam at your leisure.
Riding is by permit only which you can obtain from the Ashdown
Forest Centre and AFRA members receive a discount on the cost
of an annual permit.
To assist in conserving the Forest in its natural state for
the benefit of walkers and riders alike.
To work in liaison with the Conservators to improve riding
To ensure that Ashdown Forest is kept available for use by
horse riders with the minimum of restrictions.
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run several events through out the year including quiz nights
and the September pleasure ride over 12 miles of the forest
is always a firm favourite.
Pleasure Ride, 20th September 2015
Annual Ride will start and finish at Blackhill car park, Ashdown
Forest TN6 1XE. There will be two course lengths over forest
heathland and woodland, almost entirely off road. The shorter
course will be approximately 10 miles in length and the longer
course will the longer course which will take riders to the
Northern reaches of the forest, will be approximately 12 miles
Refreshments will be available by prepaid voucher, part way
round the course.
Bardsley would be glad to hear from anyone who could help
with Marshalling on the day please. Tel: 01825713152