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Festival Day

Supported by: Riding of the Marches 2016 & Musselburgh Racecoursesaders Riding Club

Saturday, 25th July 2015

Please note that this years Ride out will begin at the earlier time of 8.00am

The horses will gather at Balcarres Road to be mounted at 7.30 a.m. After the presentation of a scroll at Pinkie House by the Honest Lad and Lass to the Headmaster of Loretto School, they will then make their way to meet the rest of the ride at Pinkie Pillars.

THE HONEST TOUN'S ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENT OR INJURY, HOWEVER OCCASIONED, TO HORSES, PONIES, SPECTATORS OR PARTICIPANTS AT ANY EVENT ORGANISED BY THE COMMITTEE.
ALL RIDERS ATTENDING THE RIDEOUT DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.
THE MARSHALLS ARE IN CHARGE.

ROUTE SUMMARY
7.40 am
Chief Marshal & Official Party move along Linkfield Road towards Pinkie house
7.50 am
Ride moves off along Linkfield Road to meet the Chief Marshal and Official Party outside Pinkie House joining the procession
8.00 am
Ride Leave Pinkie Pillars progressing via High Street,
across Rennie Bridge and turn left on to Eskside West
8.20 am
Ride fords the River Esk at the Roman Bridge

The ride will turn left on to Mall Avenue to traffic lights turning right onto Dalrymple Loan and join Inveresk Road following to Newbigging.
8.30 am
Turn right into Newbigging towards Inveresk

The right will turn left and immediate right down the track to the Grove where they will take the cycle track to the Cowpits
8.45 am
Ride will turn left and proceed through Whitecraig Village

Turn right at the roundabout to Carberry Brae
9.00 am
Turn left into Carberry Mains Farm
9.15 am
Arrive at Hillhead Farm
9.25 am
Ride will exit onto Elphinstone Road

Ride will proceed straight over towards the research centre
9.30 am
Ride will turn right on to track towards railway line
9.45 am
Ride will exit from car park

Turn right and cross the bridge at the top of  Carberry Brae

Turn left down Carberry Road then turn right into Carberry at the candle works

Enter Carberry from the rear via tracks
10.00 am
Official Party arrives at Carberry House
10.20 am
Ride will depart Carberry exiting through main gate and turning right down Carberry Brae
10.30 am
The ride will stay together to turn right at Whitecraig roundabout and cross over the bypass (A6094) on to Salters Road

Proceed through Wallyford
10.45 am
Ride will arrive at Levenhall Roundabout and turn right onto Ravensheugh Road, proceeding left into Hope Place

Ride will proceed along the track at the back of Musselburgh Racecourse to Balcarres Road
11.45 am

The ride will turn left into Millhill before procedding across the store Bridge, along New Street turning right into Mountjoy before proceeding to the beach.

THE RIDE WILL NOT PROCEED ALONG THE BEACH BEFORE 11.30AM

12.00 pm
Flag Lowering Ceremony at Fisherrow Harbour
12.20 pm
The ride will re-group at Fisherrow Harbour, via Harbour Road and turn left down North High Street, Bridge Street and High Street to the Old Town Hall. 
12.45 pm
Return of the Flag at Old Town Hall

NOTE: Times are approximate and can be subject to change on the day

The medal for the youngest, oldest rider and Best Dressed Horse & Rider taking part in the ride-out will also be presented at this time. The ride and carriages will then proceed to the Racecourse.

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Family Fun Day
Musselburgh Racecourse
1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Free Entry for all

Attractions include:

Good Vibrations Disco, BB Pipe Band, Fiona Grant-McDonald,
Stuart Wilson & Guests, Ward Irish Dancers, Dancercise,

Clark Community Choir
Tarot Card Reading, Face Painting and much much more

Horse Racing
(Prizes Presented immediately after Race)

 



Links to Events Pages...

Family Cycle


Kirking Sunday

Crusaders' Chase

Five-A-Side

Junior Ride Out


Sashing Ceremony

Fancy Dress Parade

Saturday Ride Out

Festival Raft Race

Harbour Ceremony

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