FOLLOWING the success of the event last year, the 2022 PWAS (Pass Wide And Slow) ‘Horse and Road Safety Awareness Ride’ in Portrush – postponed from Sunday, September 18 – is now taking place this Sunday, October 9.
This road safety campaign is running throughout the UK and Ireland, with more than 200 rides taking place; Portrush is the main ride-out for Northern Ireland.
All horses and riders should meet at 1pm, to prep and saddle up, at Maddybenny Riding Centre, Portrush. The ride will depart from Maddybenny at 2pm sharp and follow a route of about eight miles around Metropole, Coast Road, Station Road, Agherton, Islandtasserty, returning to Maddybenny around 5pm.
There will be a full PSNI Police Escort for the entire ride. Rosettes will be given to all riders.
There will be a comfort break at the Inn on the Coast, where refreshments and snacks will be provided, for horses and for riders! If required, riders – especially children on lead ropes – may collect their rosette and leave the ride at the Inn on the Coast comfort break.
This event is free of charge and all are welcome – all riders must be registered. For enquiries, please message Wendy on 07703 452404.
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