Our Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions 2021

I have read and understood the latest ‘Covid-19 Protocol’ and ‘EHV Protocol’ on the Lindores Equestrian website www.lindoresxc.co.uk.

Liability: Lindores Equestrian Ltd and all those involved with it do not accept liability for any accident, loss, damage or illness to horses, riders, spectators, dogs, equipment or vehicles in any way whilst using the facilities at Braeside of Lindores Farm.

Person Booking:  The person booking any facility at Lindores using the online booking system accepts full responsibility and liability for every rider and accompanying person. The person booking is responsible for making sure each rider and accompanying persons understand and adhere’s to the Lindores Equestrian Terms and Conditions. 

Equine Vaccinations:  All horses and ponies visiting Lindores Equestrian must be fully vaccinated for up to a year.  Six month boosters are not required.  Spots checks will be carried out and failure to present will mean the horse or pony cannot be unloaded. Lindores reserve the right to increase bio-security measures and their vaccination policy in the event of a scare or outbreak.

Event organisers:  Hosts and event organisers of clinics, camps or training of any form are fully responsible and must check that horses attending their event have up to date passports and they are fully vaccinated in advance of arrival.

Third Parties Insurance Condition
Any party organising an event on our premises must hold current Public and Products Liability insurance which provides cover for their activities with a limit of indemnity of at least £2,000,000. It must be provided to Lindores Equestrian in advance of the equestrian event and at time of booking.

Lindores Cross Country course:  Must book in advance. All those wishing to use the Cross Country Course or any other riding activity at Braeside of Lindores are advised to wear appropriate protective equipment – principally hard hats (no fixed peaks on cross country course) and body protectors are mandatory, to current British Regulations. Riders hiring the course should arrive in plenty of time (roughly 15-20minutes before booking start time) to park tack up so they are up the hill for the start time.  Riders should ensure they have a mobile phone or radio on one of the persons when riding on the cross country course. We request at least one person have location details on them in the event of an accident There are signs on key gateways with emergency phone numbers and address details.

Stable Hire: Solid stables will be provided clean and tidy.  We would ask that upon leaving the farm all dung is removed and put on the dung heap.  Stable tools, hay nets and water buckets will not be supplied, please bring your own.

Riders who would like their horse / pony to stay at Lindores stables the night before or after a camp or training event can do so subject to availability and advance booking.

The Bothy: It has a fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, oven, plates, glasses, cutlery and kitchen appliances.  Camp hosts can use all the amenities but are liable should there be any damage or missing items. The Bothy also has a log burning stove which must be supervised by an adult if lit to avoid injury.

Working Hunter paddock: Camp hosts or guests who book this facility will have access to working hunter jumps kept in the grass paddock. Any damages caused to the jumps would have to be reported and damages re-reimbursed.

Tack room: We request it is kept locked when not in use.  There are 30 saddle racks.

Personal Property: Braeside of Lindores have horses and we would request that riders do not borrow or use any of the horse owner’s items. Bio-security measures in place.

Damages: Any damages to property or fences should be reported to management on the same day.

Accidents: Any accident regardless of the severity should be recorded in the accident log at reception.  Riders should ensure they have a mobile phone or radio when riding on the cross country course and should have their location details on them.   There is an accident procedure document at Reception please read this before using the facilities.

Protective Clothing: Every rider must wear a riding hat up to current British regulations at all times when handling horses or riding.  Back protectors are mandatory on the cross country course and should be up to current British regulations.

No riding alone: Every rider should be accompanied either by another rider or a responsible person on foot who could help in the event of an accident.

Closed Gates: Braeside of Lindores is a working farm and has livestock. We would ask that gates be left as they are found while out riding on the farm.  There are hand sanitizers at gateways.

Dogs: They are welcome but we ask they are kept on a lead at all times. Dog fouling to be picked up and put in the bin.

Working Farm: Please remember that Braeside of Lindores is a working farm – children and dogs must be supervised at all times and kept away from any machinery, bales or livestock.

Mountain Biking: On occasion there could be adults or kids riding a bike at Lindores.  Think safety and keep your distance from bikers. They have a responsibility to do the same for horses and riders.

Instructors: Any instructor or coach using Lindores Equestrian venue must complete a online disclaimer form to register. Any instructor wishing to run a clinic or camp must be a qualified instructor and have public liability insurance and first aid provision at their event.  Instructors running a clinic or camp are requested to evidence by email to [email protected] copies of their qualifications, insurance and first aid certification prior to the event.  People looking after kids should be PVG checked and approved.

First Aid: Camp and event hosts must have qualified First Aiders on site at all times.  First Aid kits are located at the Reception and Bothy. Anything used should be reported in order for the item to be replaced.

Weather conditions: Can vary and to protect the ground and horse/rider safety we will have the right to close our facilities in advance.

Cancellation of Event/Camp/Clinic: Booking deposits (50%) of which 20% is non refundable.  If the customer cancel’s the event advanced warning is appreciated and 20% of the deposit is non refundable.  If Lindores Equestrian Ltd cancel an event/camp due to factors such as weather conditions, unsafe riding conditions or factors out with their control then a rescheduled date will be given to the customer.

Cancellation of Individual Facility Hire: Customers will receive a full refund if they cancel before 48hrs of start time.  If customer cancels within 48hrs they will be offered a rescheduled date.

Gift voucher: Lindores Equestrian vouchers are non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. They cannot be sold on. Vouchers are not valid after the date of expiry printed on the voucher. 

Accommodation:  Tents pitches, Caravans pitches, Lorry Parking and Camp beds in the Bunkroom are available to book from Lindores Equestrian. Vehicles are left at owners risk.

The Bunkroom:  This is a 10m x 5m lockable room next to reception. Army camp beds are not supplied with pillows or linen. There are 2 wall heaters, curtains and a small changing screen.

Luxury Lodges: Lindores Lodge, The Glasshouse and The Arches. Three luxury self catering accommodation rentals are available to rent but are not payable to Lindores Equestrian Ltd.  A separate booking invoice will be raised and payable to Richard R Black & Son for the luxury property rental.

Disclaimer Statement: All riders visiting Lindores Equestrian agree to the following statement:


–        “I have read the rules and agree to be bound by and observe them and to absolve Lindores Equestrian Ltd and anyone else connected with the facility for any injury that I might suffer whilst on, over or near the facilities such as the cross country course, sand school, pace track, stables, parking area, tack room, Bothy or grass paddock fields.  And on any other riding activity at Braeside of Lindores. It is an express condition of everyone using the facilities that he/she agrees, and if under 16 years of age, their parent or accompanying adult also agree, that this is at their own risk and voluntarily accept the risk of injury or damage that is implicit in riding a horse/pony on, over or at Lindores Equestrian Ltd facilities based at Braeside of Lindores Farm.”