Welcome to our web site

Essex Bridleways Association is a registered charity formed in 1979 to enable horse and pony riders, walkers and countryside users in Essex to:

  • Preserve and maintain existing bridleways
  • Restore old rights of way, many that have been lost through incorrect classification and are not registered on the Definitive Map
  • Create new bridleways


All of our events are now available on our Events Page. Don't forget we have our AGM on Thursday 12th November at Keene Hall Galleywood, Chelmsford. Doors open at  7pm for a 7.30pm start. Raffle, cake, a cup of tea and as well as the business of the AGM we have a fascinating talk by Sean Rooney of Blaircourt Equine Clinic on teeth and dental issues. Do come along and more info is available on the events page.

Of course we also look forward to seeing you throughout the year ahead and please remember to also make a date to help marshal on at least one EBA ride each year. Please contact Sandra Deeran sdeeran@gmail.com with your preferred date to help. Thank you.


EPPING Christmas ride has filled very quickly and is now CLOSED to entries.  Strictly NO entries on the day.

Holkham Beach Ride Holiday Friday 15th - Sunday 17th July 2016 (EBA members only)   Sorry this is now Full. You can join a waiting list in case anyone drops out.  For more details go to the events page of this website.

Essex Rural Strategy – Consultation. Time to share your views

The Essex Rural Strategy Questionnaire is now live.  The questionnaire is the public consultation element of research leading up to a new Rural Strategy, which Essex County Council hopes to  launch in early 2016.  It is important that they get as many responses as possible to ensure that the new Strategy is well-informed of people’s needs and views. The questionnaire can be completed on line and should take approximately 10 minutes.  The questionnaire will be live for 10 weeks, closing on 4th December and is open to be completed by anyone – as an individual, on behalf of a business, or on behalf of an organisation (a Council, a club, an association, etc).

The questionnaire can be accessed at this website: http://surveys.essexinsight.org.uk/EssexRuralStrategy Please give it 10 minutes of your time.

If you have any further comments then do contact  Suzanne Harris, Business Development and Partnerships Manager at ECC and email suzanne.harris@essexrcc.org.uk




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If you would like to support the work carried out by Essex Bridleways Association, your donation would be welcome


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