Birgham Ride-Out

Wednesday 8th August

49 riders left the Lees for the ride out to Birgham.  This was year saw the return of the children’s ride and this again proved very popular!  The winner of the Coldstream Cup for the best turned out on the children’s ride was Adam Richardson, 2nd was Hope Young and 3rd was Jessica Jeffcock.

The ride continued up to the Hirsel House where they were greeted by the Earl & Countess of Home.  The Newcastle Arms Cup for the best turned out was won by Zoe Lindsay, 2nd was Talia Watson and 3rd was Erin Younger.

After refreshments the ride continued on its way to Birgham arriving at 6.00pm.  The Treaty Cup for the veteran horse or pony was won by Skip (28) ridden by Keiran Dodds.  The youngest rider to Birgham trophy was won by Ruby Ford.

Start Time: 15:30 
Start Location: The Lees, Coldstream

Directions to Birgham to be added soon

Outward Route:
Coldstream High Street, Hirsel Estate Homestead (short halt), Hirsel House (short halt and Best Turned Out Horse and Rider 16:20), Crooks Lodge, Haigsfield, Homebank, Birgham Wood, Birgham War Memorial (short halt for ceremony 17:45), field by Public House.

Arrive Birgham: 18:00
Depart Birgham: 19:00

Directions returning from Birgham to be added soon

Return Route:
Birgham, Haigsfield, Hirsel Estate, Parkside, Coldstream High Street.

Arrive Coldstream: 20:30 and will parade along the High Street.

Please remember - Hard hats must be worn on all Coldstream Civic Week rideouts

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