Equestrian Hire Conditions of Use

Events, Clinics and Private Facility Hire

  • Approved safety helmets must be worn by all riders at all times when mounted on a horse.
  • BEFORE RIDING, Brookleigh Indemnity Forms must be completed and signed. These can be obtained from the gatehouse reception or from our webpage.
  • It is the responsibility of event organisers to ensure all riders have signed the enclosed waiver before riding at Brookleigh.
  • Use of the Cross-Country course is restricted to riders who have EFA membership, Pony Club membership or club affiliation.
  • Organisers of events must check if it is necessary to have an ambulance on site for their particular event. If ambulance not required a senior first aid person must be in attendance. It is the responsibility of the organisers to provide suitable transport in case of emergency for both horse and rider.
  • Organisers must inform Brookleigh of approximate number of people expected to attend events, shows and clinics to ascertain catering and toilet facilities are adequate.
  • Ground fees are to be collected and paid per horse by the hirer. The cleaning deposit must also be paid by the hirer.
  • Breakage of equipment or damage to property is the responsibility of hirer/organiser. A $100 refundable bond must be paid by organiser.
  • All bookings require a deposit of 50% at time of booking along with a completed registration form plus a refundable $100 bond for breakages and/or excess manure.
  • A cancellation fee of 50% will be charged if 30 days notice is not given (except in extreme circumstances)
  • The toilets are situated in the stables and in the reception building.
  • Float parking is provided in the vineyard for the indoor and below the bunkhouse unless directed otherwise at the time of booking – additional float parking available if necessary.
  • Day yards are located adjacent to the showjumping arena, and on south and east side of indoor arena.
  • Please use day yards and/or float yards where possible
  • All manure must be removed from arenas, yards, float areas or other areas used.
  • NO HAY IN FLOAT PARKING AREAS.
  • When riding in unfenced areas walking only is permitted.
  • Arena gates to be kept closed at all times.
  • Arena Entrance – north east corner of building.
  • Children must be supervised at all times.
  • Stallions have to be boxed or led with correct head gear (bit) – stallions are not to be tied anywhere on the property.
  • Corporate Events negotiated on application to info@brookleigh.com.au or 9296 0018
  • Limited camping is available by arrangement with Brookleigh reception
  • Horses are not allowed into stable complex unless they are agistees or owners have hired an indoor stable.
  • All manure and horse hair must be removed from stable, breezeway and wash bay.
  • If you have hired an indoor stable, hay is only permitted in stable, not breezeway.
  • Driveway leading to house is for accommodation, wedding and day spa guests only. All agistee and arena hire clients please use driveway behind arenas.
  • No dogs allowed on property.