Buckingham Riding Club
Buckingham Riding Club

Intermediate Dressage Report  - 24th and 25th March 2018

The weekend saw another outing to Moreton Morrell for the Intermediate Dressage qualifier spread over Saturday and Sunday which resulted in a rather muted atmosphere. Riding for the club were Jackie Whittaker, Sophie Evans, Claire Howard, Therese Welford and Sarah Higgs covering Prelim, Novice and Elementary Tests, thank you to you all. Sophie on her first outing for the club came 6th in her section, well done Sophie. We didn’t manage a team placing this time but after all our recent successes in dressage and show jumping I suppose we ought to let some other clubs have their day!!

Next stop Novice Dressage Championships on April 14th……….

Novice Dressage Report 10th and 11th February 2018

 

Well we finally got to the Novice Area Qualifier weekend after changes to venue and further changes to run 2 sections on the previous day back at the original venue. My thanks to team members for their accommodating all the changes.

The qualifier ran with 45 teams from Area 5 with Buckingham fielding 2 teams

Buckingham Red – Laura Tyler, Jenny Moorman, Sarah Higgs & Therese Welford

Buckingham Blue – Jackie Whittaker, Carol Davenport, Judith Hodges & Emma Funnell.

 

Well the weekend got off to a flying start with both Laura and Jackie winning their sections on the Saturday afternoon/evening at Moreton Morrell.  It should be noted that Laura’s horse, George, was competing in his 1st ever dressage competition, whilst Jackie’s pony Jigsaw at 19 is towards the latter part of his competing career!

 

So no pressure then for the rest of the teams at Solihull the next day, but everyone rose to the occasion with Jenny also winning her section, Carol coming 3rd in hers and Judith riding her first competitive Novice test. With the weather being unhelpful in blowing over boards, and rattling stacked jump wings and disturbing birds around arenas as well as sleet/rain and at one point snow blowing in, it made for an interesting and cold competing day.

 

But everyone’s commitment paid off with Team Red finishing in a very creditable 8th overall with individual qualification to the Championships for Laura and Jenny and Team Blue coming a fantastic 3rd overall so the whole team also qualify. Big congratulations to everyone and it’s a trip to Grantham in April for the Championships.

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Festival Of The Horse

26th March 2017

 

Winning 90 Team (Pictured)

 

Elizabeth Funnell (6th), Megan Bignall (5th), Judith Hodges and Merrilyn Berry

 

Winning 100 Team

 

Jo Lovett , Hannah Harmon and Carlene Goff.

Winning Novice Team at Solihull on 19th February 2017

 

Team Memebers (left - Right): 

Rachel Webber, Lorraine Wadland, Sarah Higgs, Jackie Whitaker

Gallery

XC Rally at Aston Le Walls Feb 2013

Sarah Gairdner Rally @ Edgcote Feb 2013

Tania Cherry Clinic @ Babington Dressage Feb 2013

Moreton Morell Dressage 03/02/13

Solihull 08.2011

Team Showjumping @ Onley 07.2012

For anybody attending any RC event, including rallies, clinics and fun rides, approved hats (see below) are required.  If competing for the club, they need to be tagged with an aqua tag. If riding at championships, you should take your hat, passport and horse to the Flu Vac area before going anywhere else.  And good luck!

 

For 2018 there will be a new aqua coloured tag - this you will be delighted to hear will be valid for BE, RC and PC.

PLEASE CAN ALL MEMBERS WISHING TO TAKE PART IN TEAM COMPETITIONS GET IN IN TOUCH WITH THE TEAM MANAGERS AND MAKE THEM AWARE THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED!

Please see below a very handy document outlining all you need to know for competing with Buckingham Riding CLub.  

BRC comp 2.docx
Microsoft Word document [6.8 KB]
2018 BRC BP STANDARDS.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [317.9 KB]
2018 BRC Hat Tagging Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [342.9 KB]
Key BRC insurance information.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
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