The sun shone and the rain stayed away for this the final
Tivyside Winter League Points Show which saw Champions in their sections
The First Champion of the day, in the Mountain &
Moorland class, was the lovely Section D mare Llanidan Posy with handler Nina
James. Nina has been a regular visitor to the show with Llanidan Posy over the
winter and was thrilled to receive her Championship sash.
The second Champion in the Riding Club/Pony Club class
was Tivyside member Christine Selby and Diamond Lady. Christine, who also
provides cakes for the shows which are sold to raise money for Charity, has
attended most of the shows with Lady and this is the first sash she has ever
The third Champion in the showing went to Tivyside member
Claire Morely and her Section D Solly. Claire was delighted when her name was
called as Champion.
The Senior Intro Champion also fell to Claire Morely and
The Junior Intro Champion was Sally Howell and her Section
B Pony Ozzy. Sally has contested all the Intro classes since October.
The Preliminary Champions were Tivyside member Helen
Thompson and Nico. This was a great achievement for Helen who with Nico won the
Into Champion in 2014.
The final Champions of the day for the Novice section were
Astrid Cuddigan on the popular coloured mare Lulu. Astrid was over the moon
that Lulu who also hunts, was crowned the Novice Champion.
Thanks go to Showing and Intro judge Charlotte Herridge
with steward Tracy Mazcka and writer Jane Griffiths, and judge Beverley
Crabtree and writer Sarah Lewis. Thanks also to scorer Chia James and secretary
Judith Allen. Thanks also go to Astrid Cuddigan for door steward for the Intro
and Tracy for the Prelim.
We look forward to welcoming you to the 2016/17 Winter
League shows in October.
Show results and Winter League Championship results on results page.
RALLIES Lessons with Sue Thomas in Rhydlewis will be restarting Tuesday the 12th in the afternoon/evening. Please get in touch with Helen on 07966053414 if you'd like a lesson. *Weekly wednesday rallies at Dyfed Riding Centre with Ninu *Fortnightly saturday rallies at Starlight Riding Centre with Nicola *Weekly Tuesday rallies at Rhydlewis with Sue Thomas . *Come & join us *IMPORTANT
INFORMATION* YOU WILL NEED A HAT WHICH COMPLIES WITH THE NEW 2016
STANDARDS TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY TRC RALLY. SEE HAT RULES BELOW
Next Area event is:
*The Festival of the Horse Challenge, Llanymynach – Area 20 - 16th April 2016
Summer 2016 *Summer Dressage & Rider test – TBC
*Horse Trials – Area 20 - 25th June 2016 *Show & style jumping – Carmarthen showground – Towy Valley
– 30th July 2016 *Dressage To Music – Beacons – Dinefwr – 7th August
Novice & Int show jumping – Beacons – Dinefwr – 1st
FOTH CT – Beacons – Dinefwr – 15th October 2016
Novice Dressage – Pibwr Llwyd – Towy Valley – TBC
Winter Inters - Pibwr Llwyd – Cwmaman – TBC
FOTH XC – Area 20 TBC
***IMPORTANT INFORMATION: NEW HAT RULES FOR 2016***
As of 1st January 2016 the new hat ruling comes in to force. Only
the hats marked with the standards below will be allowable at ANY
Tivyside Riding Club competition.
Please ensure you have the correct hat as you may face elimination
for non compliance.
*PAS015 (1998 or 2011) & BSI kite mark
*VGC1 01.040 (20014-12) & BSI kite mark
*ASTM F1163 (2004a or 04a onwards) & SEI mark
*SNELL E2001 & official SNELL number
*AS/NZS 3838 (2006 onwards) & SAI global mark for pictures seehere