Hilltop Cross Country Course Closing
Hilltop Cross Country Course at Ledbury in Herefordshire is closing for good on 1st November 2014 as the owners would like to retire. The first 25 jumps were professionally designed and built during the summer of 1994, and jumps have been added over the years until it had over 100 jumps. Hilltop has been endorsed by top riders such as Lucinda Green, Leslie Law and Matt Ryan, and it became a competition and training venue for all levels and ability of horse and rider. The Hilltop owners would like to thank all the Riders, Riding and Pony Clubs and Hunts who have supported them over the years.
Items For Sale
Cross Country Jumps & Timber (very few portables – mostly timber)
Clip on Jump Numbers & ABC’s Start, Finish &Time Section boards }
Wooden Red & White XC Jump Flags } £200
Flag Trailer – £100
18 Fence Judge waving Flags – Red, White, Blue, Yellow – £20
Peg Board for XC commentary & pegs for rider’s cards – £5
Land Rover – very low mileage, new gear box and clutch, 12 months MOT – £2,500
By phone or e mail if you are interested in any items or have any questions.
Our course is situated just north of Ledbury in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, only five miles from the M50 Junction 2 (M5 Junction 8 for M 50). The course is easily reached from Birmingham, Stratford, Banbury, Bristol, Swindon, Cardiff and South and Central Wales. There is easy access, ample parking, WC facilities and space to picnic.
The Cross Country Course, built professionally to British Eventing Standards, uses the farm’s natural features of woods, streams, hills and banks. There are over 100 jumps (1’6 to 3’6) built on 40 acres of well drained old turf which dries quickly. We have all weather take-offs and landings and the ground and jumps are well maintained to a high standard – see Matt Ryans’ comments! We no longer allow sheep to graze on the cross country course but manage the grass so that it always provides a good cover – this helps the going when the ground is wet or hard.
The Course is endorsed by Lucinda Green MBE, Matt Ryan and Marie Sleet, Leslie Law, Nick Burton, William Miflin and other well known 3 day Event riders. From beginners to advanced we have all you need to train and compete cross country.