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Upcoming Training Opportunities with Richard Long

Sun 11th Nov and Sun 20th Jan – at Somerford XC technique arena
£45 each
Groups 70-80/80-90/90-100 & 1m+
Start time 10am

Sun 16th Dec – Pole clinic at Richards. Start time 10am. 2 per session
£20 each
2 per session
Start time 10am

Sun 24th Feb – SJ clinic at Richards
£15 each
Groups 70-80/80-90/90-100 & 1m+

Contact Lucy Watson 07415509027

Upcoming qualifiers

Arena Eventing – LAST CALL – 70, 80, 90 or 100 cms teams and individuals.
27-28th October at Llanymynech. Deatils in the schedule and BRC Rule Book. Contact Libby before 27th September please.

Novice winter dressage – prelim [2 (2016) and 7 (2002)] or novice [24 (2010) and 27 (2007)] teams and individuals.
3rd November at Somerford.
If you wish to compete let Juliet know before October 01477 571773

Juliet will require:
1)      Your name
2)      Horses name and passport number.
3)      Number of British Dressage Points, if any.

Update: First Aid training – two spaces still available

If you are interested in gaining a nationally recognized Emergency First Aid Qualification with equestrian specific supplement, we are hosting a one day course on Monday October 22 nd run by Medi-K Training.

Please contact Libby Richards – – as soon as possible for further details and to reserve a place.

Calendar alteration – 28th October and 3rd November

The competition due to be held on 28th October – originally show jumping – has been changed to a dressage competition. Details of the tests, and the link to enter via horse monkey, will be available soon…

Anyone wishing to represent the club at the novice winter dressage qualifier, please note that this has moved to Saturday November 3rd (from Sunday November 4th) due to a clash with the show jumping qualifier.

Show Jumping at Kelsall – Sunday 9th September

Show jumping at Kelsall on Sunday 9th September starts at 1pm.

Clear round followed by classes at 70cm, 80cm, 90cm, 1m, 1.1om and 1.20m.

£10 per class for members, £12 non-members – plus you get a discount on the Kelsall facilities!

FOTH Challenge Qualifier

Final call please for competitors for the FOTH Challenge – particularly for the 90 and 100 teams – Saturday 13th October at Llanymynech.
Please bear in mind Libby will also be asking for helpers as soon as she knows numbers (sorry!!)
If you fancy it – great – let Libby know pretty smartly please as Preliminary entries have to be in soon!! 01477 532916 or

Area Qualifier Dates for 2018 and 2019

Summer dressage qualifier – following cancellation of the qualifier on 29th July, a replacement qualifier date has been set for 10th August (at Tushingham).

This is advance notice that three qualifiers for next year’s championships will
take place this OCTOBER at LLANYMYNECH.

THE FOTH (show jumping followed immediately by cross country) and the
COMBINED TRAINING will take place on the same day – SUNDAY 13 TH

LLanymynech on Saturday 27 th and Sunday 28 th October.
If you would like to represent the Club at any or all of these qualifiers, please
let Libby (FOTH and Arena Eventing) or Juliet
(Combined Training) know in good time. Details
of classes, heights etc may all be found in the BRC handbook on line –
schedules not out yet – watch the Area 20 website for schedules nearer the
relevant time.