What a fab day we had at Starlight RC today....jumping with lots of laughs and some tremendous rounds ful of ooos and ahhhs smile emoticon Big thanks to Petra for course designing an building..along with help from everyone....Muriel on the door and her Fagin like money taking....Chia an Jenny for scoring....an Jenny, Jane and Judith for the delish cakes...yum .yum. Results see results page
(L-R) Jane Griffiths & Pernod winning Class 1
2nd in Class 1 Judith Wainwright & Brynach
Nico just checking Helen Thompson is sure he was only 5th in Class 2
OPEN SHOWING AND DRESSAGE WINTER LEAGUE SUNDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2015 - AT STARLIGHT RIDING CENTRE
TRC will be running a series of shows this winter with awards presented at our Championship Show in April . Points will be allocated in each class. Each class is a separate championship IE Prelim championship/ Mountain and Moorland championship.
10.00 am start
Class 1 Mountain and Moorland - Ridden and in hand
Every year Tivyside RC puts forward teams and individuals to compete with other Area 21 clubs in the Area 21 qualifiers in Dressage, Show Jumping and Eventing.
The Winter Qualifiers are as follows:
Intermediate Dressage qualifier at Ammanford with Cwmamman 7th February at Amman Valley Ponyclub near Crosshands. Again a team of four with one rider doing Prelim 13, one rider doing Novice 28, one rider doing Novice 34 and one rider doing Elementary 42. Again the best three scores will count for the team score. To register your interest you need to contact Sarah Lewis by 12th December
FOTH Combined Training qualifier at Pibwr Lwyd, Carmarthen with Towy Valley 28th March 2015. Two riders will ride Prelim 7(2002) and jump one round of 75cm and two riders will ride Novice 27(2007) and jump one round of 85cm. The best three scores to count. To register your interest you need to contact Sarah Lewis by 12thFebruary 2015
FOTH Cross Country Challenge qualifying venue and date to be confirmed but usually around April time. Individual and team competition at 90cm and100cm. Junior 90 and 100cm, Junior pairs for two riders at 90cm, Senior 90 and 100cm, Senior pairs for two riders at 90cm.
The competition comprises of a round of 7 – 10 show jumps immediately flowing through the start of the xc from the show jumping finish where there will be 15 – 25 xc jumps. To register your interest you need to contact Sarah Lewis by 12thMarch 2015
So, if you would like to have a go at being on a team for any of these competitions you will need t register your interest with Sarah Lewis initially.
You will need a correct flu vac for your horse to compete at these competitions which we have to produce to the relevant organiser of each qualifier.
There will be and team training sessions for you and your team members which will be either riding the dressage tests or jumping courses to help you as best we can to get you to the competition in the best possible shape.
We are committed to helping you as much as possible and ask for that commitment to be reciprocated in attending team training.
We will not be ringing around for people to be in teams this year so you will need register your interest with Sarah Lewis in the first instance if you would like to be in a team.
Llain Lwyd, Cross Inn, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 6LX Tel: 01545 560813 email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTEAM FORM TO BE COMPLETED AND SENT TO SARAH here
Tivyside Riding Club Christmas Dinner This year the dinner will be held at the Flat Rock at Gwbert.Now for the serious bit.The dinner is £18.95 per person and a £10 deposit is payable beforehand.The £10 deposit needs to be made payable to the Gwbert Hotel and sent to Sarah Lewis Llain Lwyd, Cross Inn, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 6LX by close of entry date on the 28th of November. Alternatively you can send the whole amount to Sarah with the cheque of £18.95 per person made payable to Gwbert Hotel not Sarah Lewis JThere cannot be any provisional bookings made over the phone, you must send your money with your choice of starter, main and pud along with your cheque to Sarah by the 28th November. No late bookings can be accepted after this date....so as you are reading this...do it now before you forget :) Menu
RDA.. The North Pembrokeshire branch of the RDA meet at Dyfed Riding Centre on every Tuesday during term time from 9 am to 11.30. They are currently looking for more volunteers to help with the group so if you are interested please see their Facebook page here
Jane Griffiths takes Individual BRC Championship Endurance Title 'WHEEDLE AND I SPENT MOST OF THIS SUMMER HAVING A GO AT SOME ENDURANCE RIDING.SO WE JOINED THE RED KITE TREC/ENDURANCE TEAM AND STARTED. RIDING IN THE TEAM EVENTS FOR RIDING CLUBS , WE ALL STARTED TO DO QUITE WELL, AND MANAGED TO QUALIFY FOR THE FINAL,THE RED DRAGON FESTIVAL, HELD AT BUILTH WELLS. WE HAD TWO TEAMS QUALIFY,WITH ONE RIDER IN EACH RIDING AS AN INDIVIDUAL,SO THAT WAS US FOR OUR TEAM . WE RODE 36 KM IN 2HRS 42 MINS, AVERAGING 13.33 MPH. VETTING BEFORE HIS PULSE WAS 36 AND FINISHING PULSE 38 , AND 1 FOR DEHYDRATION, WON HIM A GRADE 1. OUR TEAM WAS PLACED 4TH OVERALL, WE WON BEST TURNOUT AS A TEAM, AND THEN TO TOP IT ALL , WHEEDLE AND I WON THE UK RIDING CLUB INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION, HIGHEST PLACED. NOT BAD FOR AN X RACEHORSE , ROLL ON NEXT SEASON !! ' (Jane & Wheedle on the left)
________________________________________________________________________________ *Weekly wednesday rallies at Dyfed Riding Centre *Fortnightly saturday rallies at Starlight Riding Centre - Coffee & cake *Come & join us. (for more details see rallies & programme)