Clear Round Fun afternoon show jumping this coming Sunday 1st March between 12 and 3 pm at Starlight Riding Centre..... welcome also to our new members. Cakes and coffee too :)
Amelia Parry & Riversdale Belanna win the M&M
Harriet Davies with Petal taking 1st lead rein M&M with sister Georgia and Annie in 2nd
Heidi Lewis & Biscuit take the RC/PC class
Kelly Williams & Teddy Boy Whatever 1st and highest placed TRC member in the Horse or Pony suitable to hunt
WOW!....another FAB day at Tivyside Riding Clubs's show at Starlight....amazing entries in the hotly contested showing classes, followed by around 52 dressage tests being ridden ranging from Walk & Trot to Elementary....and all in a wonderfully relaxing and fun atmosphere....huge thanks go to showing judge Claire Edwards and steward Brenda Burden....Dressage Judge Nuella Preston with writer/cake baker & tea maker Jenny Linfoot, Dressage Judge Wendy Price-Jones and writer Lucy Roberts with canine companion, Dessage Judge Pip Barber and writer/test reader & cake baker Judith Allen with steward Mary Whinnet, Scorers Muriel Gill and Chia James, and cake baker Jane Griffiths....see you all in March . See results page.
Check out the Area 21 Festival of the Horse Cross Country Challenge, April 19th at Llanymynech...under the show details
Check out the Area 21 Combined Training competition 21st March at Pibwr Lwyd, Carmarthen under the show details
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
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*CHANGE OF DATE & VENUE * qualifier at with Cwmamman 7th March 2015 at Pibwr Llwyd, Carmarthen. 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. FOTH Combined Training qualifier at Pibwr Lwyd, Carmarthen with Towy Valley 28th March 2015. Two riders will ride Prelim 18 (2002) 75cm jumps and and jump one round of 75cm and two riders will ride Novice 30 (2006) 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 details here form to register your interest here
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 12th March 2015. Details of the competition here
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: email@example.comTEAM FORM TO BE COMPLETED AND SENT TO SARAH here
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)