Terms and conditions for use of Heckingham Hall Arena & Gallops

  1. Parking is on the concrete drive next door to the arena gates.
  2. Please leave the arena as found. This includes leaving the jumps and fillers in their original format and not dismantled or moved. Any altering of the height is acceptable.
  3. Please clean up all droppings from the arena and try to leave as much of the surface behind as possible, there are gloves provided to make this easier.
  4. Please report back any damages before you start your hire. If hirers have any concerns about the condition of the arena, surface, jumps, gallops or any other facility at Heckingham Hall the hirer should cease use and contact  Heckingham Hall Arena.
  5. Anyone who cancels their booking within 24hrs of their slot is not entitled to a refund. A transfer of the booking maybe allowed at the discretion of Heckingham Hall Arena.
  6. Dogs are welcome but must stay controlled on a lead and their droppings must be cleaned up.
  7. A current safety standard hat with a chin strap and boots with a heel are to be worn at all times when mounted. Body protectors are encouraged.
  8. Heckingham Hall Arena is not responsible for any injuries, diseases, accidents, damages or loss incurred by any person using the arena. All persons attending the venue do so at their own risk.
  9. All horses must be up to date with their annual flu vaccinations and must not be showing any symptoms of illness. Random spot checks may occur.
  10. Heckingham Hall Arena reserves the right to cancel bookings at any time. This may be due to adverse weather or other unprecedented circumstances.
  11. The site is monitored by 24-7 CCTV.
  12. Please always be accompanied when using the arena or gallops.
  13. No racing on the gallops, only two horses on the gallops at any time and from the same party, not side by side unless by a qualified trainer .  The gallops to be used by one hiring group only.
  14. When using the gallops, please ensure that you have ridden the horse previously.
  15. Walk round the gallops first to ensure any wildlife is disturbed before trotting or cantering. Please be aware that wildlife can be anywhere at anytime.
  16. Arena main gates are to be closed at all times.
  17. When using the gallops,   adhere to signs, these gallops can be used clockwise or anticlockwise. There are two start boxes in opposite directions. If anyone is in the arena please walk past the white railed stop and start boxes as per sign instructions.
  18. Please vacate  the gallops or arena at your required time.
  19. When hiring the arena or gallops you are agreeing that you have read and agreed to abide by all the above terms and conditions.