Programme of Events for 2017

Glastonbury Festival Site Ride

Sunday 24th September canter at the stones

3-mile lead rein and 10 or 13-mile signed and tagged route with stewards –   Unlimited numbers!

A unique opportunity to ride on the famous Festival ground courtesy of Mr. Michael Eavis CBE and local landowners. See the site of the Pyramid stage, the Healing Ground, the Dragon Field and Standing Stones before riding up to the summit of Stickleball Hill with fabulous views of Glastonbury Tor and the Somerset Levels.   Ride through farmland, orchards, woods, droves and bridlepaths around the scenic villages of East Pennard and Pylle before returning to the Festival site.

Optional cross country jumps of various sizes half way round.

Walkers, dogs on leads, cyclists and mountain bikers are very welcome – but be warned – it is tough!  

RIDE START TIME:   Horse riders/Cyclists 09.30am – 11.30am     No later please! If you are riding slowly please start before ten thirty.

Venue;  Entrance to Steanbow Park just South of Pilton village on A361     BA4 4EE 

As always –  reduced rates for MBBA members – why not join and benefit from the savings?

Pre Booked – you will save £3.00 but you can enter on the day if you prefer.   

Huge level all-weather parking area,  Photographer, loos and excellent tuck wagon  

 Entry forms with prices on forms page. or

If you enjoy this ride, why not take part in the Greenscombe ride on Oct 22nd?  Full details will be on this page after the Glastonbury ride.

Recent events

 Wocket Woy and the Pwoducer helping MBBA to raise funds in Junewocket woy 3 (3)







 Greenscombe Fun Ride, nr Bruton October 22nd.  Optional jumps at venue field.  photographer, tuck wagon and loos.  Ride entry form on Forms page

10 miles and 3 miles.


January 13th     Fantastic quiz night – thank you Lynda le Ray for a super spread of questions, resulting in some amusing answers and worthy winners.  Over £200 raised for funds.    

Improving Your Everyday Horse with Richard Maxwell in October 2016. 

  Just amazing – What a night.   Thank you Max – total enjoyment.—————————————————————————————————————–

Thank you Bryony at Paul Nicholls Racing, for another great trip around your immaculate and happy yard.  Paul Nicholls visit

Thank you Caroline for a fantastic confidence workshop on July 16th.  A great success and much enjoyed by all who attended.  Brave pants now on!!

Caroline will be known to many of you as she regularly posts on the mbba face book page.  Full details and booking facilities for all her courses can be found at