IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Myella will not accept any legal liability for any injury
which any guest may suffer during their stay.
Persons participate in all activities at their own risk
will not take responsibility for any loss of
property during their stay.
If you have a medical condition please notify each
staff member before commencement
of an activity. Persons
with health conditions must acknowledge that certain
activities may pose a risk. Participation
is not compulsory.
The rural industry has the HIGHEST rate of fatal incidents
Motor sports has the HIGHEST accident rating. Horse
riding is the 4th HIGHEST accident rating.
horses, they have the strength, speed and ability to cause
Wear helmet, riding
boots, long sleeve shirt and trousers
A guide will check the
equipment at the check point and will stand with you while
you get on
Hold reins at all times,
especially while getting on and off, hold reins short to
ensure your horse stays still
To STOP Ė put your
feet forward, shoulders back and pull the reins to your
belly button. Donít
Test your ability to stop
3 times in walk before asking your horse to trot
Test your ability to stop
3 times in trot before asking your horse to canter
Keep your heels lower
than your toes at all times and 70% of your body weight in
Keep horses 5m apart at
all times, as they may kick at each other and put you in
Stop and wait while a
gate is being closed, riding away while a person is still
closing a gate is dangerous
10 Donít overtake riders
or ride in front of the guide Ė itís safer to ride in
circles at the side of the group
11 .To turn pull the rain you
want to go and put pressure on the outside leg
12 .Be in control when entering
a group of horses. Slow
your horse to a walk as you may excite all the horses
13 .Walk horse in the direction
of home as it may get too fast and in the future become
difficult to ride home
The Aussie stirrup buckle is different than
European saddles; you may damage our saddle if you move
Maximum body weight for horse riding is 100kg
Children 6yrs and under
can only ride in training area
Guides carry first aid
kit and emergency phone
Go to the toilet before
He who calls his horse
stupid is in danger of hells fire!
Activities are smoke, alcohol
and drug free
We have a safe available for
storage of small valuables
Wash your dish for the
Hats off at the dinner table -
Sorry vegetarians you donít
get special meals, the meat we serve in meals is quite
obvious and you should be able to see what is suitable for
you without asking
Baby sitting is not available
Donít touch big kangaroos or
attempt to feed them. They may scratch or kick you
Wear glasses, hat and long sleeve shirt -
Wait for instruction before cracking the whip
helmet, closed shoes, long sleeve shirt and trousers Ė
no loose clothing
is compulsory. Workplace, health & safety require
written evidence of the training with grading
Beginner riders practice starting, stopping,
throttle control and riding skills
riders must demonstrate skills and ride in a safe and
limit is 35km =
Donít ride faster than your guardian angle can fly!
at appropriate speeds for the terrain!
Speeding is NOT tolerated.
Suggested 5km for corners & bumps
passengers, jumping or racing
STOP use clutch and both brakes
START point bike in the direction you wish to travel and slowly
release the clutch
ride with a buddy and inform staff when you are leaving
7km track takes 35minutes = Return bike after 35 minutes
unless a prior arrangement has been made
only on the 7km track. NO cross country riding, unless
gathering the horses
on the LEFT and obey ALL Australian road rules i.e.
overtake in a safe manner
not cross railway line as you will no longer be on the
farm and the bike is not registered for main roads
a safe distance behind other riders to allow for braking
time & dust (minimum 5 seconds distance)
to dust, contact lenses are not recommended.
quad/4 wheeler is for ladies only
age for riding bikes is 12 years old
all incidents so we can keep bikes well maintained.
No riding into parked cars or fences!
hands on handlebars at all times i.e.
please donít wave to a friend if you have just learnt to
If you need medical assistance
come to the office and call out! (even in the middle of
If you are not heard,
dial the homestead on 4998 1290 on the common room phone.
Assemble near chicken pen in
case of a fire. Refer
Smoke in designated areas only.
law says 4m from doorways and food
Close windows & doors when
air-conditioning is on, turn off air-con when leaving the
Tell us if youíve seen bed
bugs on your travels
No boots or animals in the room i.e.
adjust to the wild if you let them sleep in your bed!
must supervise children U/10yrs
jumping or diving or sitting on pool edge
swim alone between 6pm and 6am
whistle on gate and steps to call for help!
swimming without clothes, tell us so we can take photos!
prevent dehydration, drink at least 13 glasses of water
daily and wear sunscreen
of dehydration are sunburn, headache, feeling sleepy,
vomiting, brain damage and death!