Briars Bridleways RCT have been established for over 15 years, promoting access for horse riding throughout RCT and creating events for equestrians to attend and enjoy, within the local area. They are a local Bridleways Access Group, registered with the British Horse Society, who actively promote all aspects of equestrianism. They work closely with RCT Bridleways Officers, Parks and Recreation and Transport departments and liaise closely with contractors who are delivering works for the Welsh Government, and other organisations such as Sustrans / NRW on projects, as part of the Active Travel Act 2013 to ensure horse riders are considered as part of the Act.
In August 2021 Briars Bridleways applied to the fund for funding to purchase a container and necessary equipment which would allow them to put on more local events for equestrians to enjoy and were successful in being awarded £5,000 toward their project.
As a result of the funding from Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund the have been able to host multiple events where local equestrians can come together in a safe environment and the feedback from the participants was extremely positive. They have held 6 clinics, whether flatwork, schooling, jumping and numerous fun rides. The average numbers for clinics are 15/20 people and for fun rides between 15/25. They were also able to hold a local show, where there were over 120 participants and even more spectators.