Pony club compete for a championship place

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PONY club members from Area 3 have competed for a championship place next month.

Riders trot to the top

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE dressage competition at Malton Riding Club had somereally strong contenders last Sunday, with many of themtaking the opportunity to put in somepractise ready for the championships at Lincoln showground in September.

Junior riders prepare for top contest

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PREPARATIONS are underway for the world’s equestrian media to descending on Bishop Burton College for the prestigious FEI European Eventing Championship for Juniors, which takes place from August 14 to 17.

Felledge Cracker Jack secures wet race win at Bishop Wilton Show

Gazette & Herald: Last year’s Bishop Wilton show

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE annual Bishop Wilton Show was once again a huge success, albeit a very wet one.

Demonstrating dressage with a little musical help

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE northern region of British dressage is hosting a free demonstration for those interested in dressage to music.

Sarah Beeforth rides to first place in prelim class

Gazette & Herald: Sarah Beeforth & Boris, winners of the prelim

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Snainton riding centre held a very well attended unaffiliated dressage competition again last Thursday with twenty three dressage riders taking part in the popular prelim class.

Wet weather fails to cast cloud over annual event

Gazette & Herald: Saskia Brookes & Fergus, winners of the 75cms

3:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A very wet day did not manage to dampen the spirits of those who attended the Friars Hill stables to show their support for the riding for the disabled annual show at the weekend for showing, workers and show jumping galore with all proceeds going to the charity.

New rules for riders to come into force

Gazette & Herald: A showjumper in action at Keighley Show

3:13pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEW rules for FEI showjumping regarding horse boots came into force on July 1.

Rider and pony are a winning combination

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3:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Local rider, Kiera Colgan, from Burythorpe and her pony Moyvoon Piper are carving out a name for themselves in the equestrian world as they excel through the ranks of British Eventing.

Malton’s members impress at Epworth

Gazette & Herald: Chloe Fairley in the intermediate show jumping on route to 2nd place riding her own "The Happy Prince"

3:55pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Malton riding club are on flying form at the moment, having just returned from the area 4 riding clubs summer show qualifiers held at Epworth near Doncaster at the weekend.

Bramham Moor jump off to win team prize

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2:58pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

It was the turn of the York and Ainsty South branch to host this year’s Novice Challenge Area 3 competition at Port Royal EC last weekend.

Pony club event goes well despite showers

Gazette & Herald: Helen Bosanquet riding Gracie Fields to victory in class 3.

2:58pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

The Middleton pony club had a good turn out of entries for their show cross and one day event last Sunday, held at the venue of Chris and Suzanne Hoggard, Howe Bridge Farm, Low Marishes.

Philwood Buddy in first place

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2:56pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Sophia Bell and her twelve year old part bred Arab gelding, Philwood Buddy had their first outing in over a year to the NSPA show at Selby where the pair won the senior equitation class, a second in the part bred in hand, and then went on to achieve a show reserve champion overall.

Brierley’s heading for championship

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2:56pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

JULIE BRIERLEY and Shaydreambeliever deified the odds at Snainton dressage last Thursday by winning the intro Retraining of Racehorses class by four per cent.

Ryedale Beckett Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:12pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

HAROME dealt Kirkbymoorside a blow in the defence their Ryedale Beckett League first division crown.

Success of students in trip to national equestrian finals

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2:49pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

STUDENTS from Bishop Burton College had a successful outing to the finals of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) equestrian competition.

Young trio receive top equine prize

Gazette & Herald: Megan Pollit and Shauna Fox

2:47pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Megan Pollit, Shauna Fox and Tyler Smith have been selected as winners of this year’s Fulmart Feeds sponsored Grooms’ Academy at Askham Bryan College.

Dressage riders celebrate top series

Gazette & Herald: Lauren Burton with owner Sue Allerton and her two horses, Ranger and Land Quest

2:47pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The last in the Horslyx dressage series at Beckside Livery came to an exciting climax last week, coming right down to the wire in some sections.

Lorenzo’s bareback display for Great Yorkshire Show main ring

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2:45pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A packed programme of showing classes and top-class jumping is promised at this year's Great Yorkshire Show, and with Lorenzo, the equestrian dynamo, topping the main ring programme with his 10-horse daredevil bare-back display, there is plenty to entertain and impress.

Lucy powers to foxhunter qualification

Gazette & Herald: Lucy Carver, riding Powerstation, who has qualified for the Horse of the Year Show pony foxhunter final

3:19pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

LUCY CARVER, 15, from Weaverthorpe, has qualified Powerstation, her 148cm coloured nine year old pony, for the Horse of the year Show pony foxhunter final.

Rory romps ahead for top place in dressage

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3:17pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

THE Cara Shardlow dressage competition at Beckside Livery was once again a success despite having to use the arena next door to warm-up due to the usual field being too wet.

Horses and riders deal with tough conditions

Gazette & Herald: Middleton Pony Club members, from left, Martha Headley, Emily Easterby, Bethany Shipley and Lois Teal

3:17pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

The organisers of Bramham Park horse trials breathed a sigh of relief when they saw the last competitor finish in the show jumping phase on Sunday with the weather conditions veering from one extreme to the other. After having a very wet start earlier on in the week while getting the trade stands in place, leaving much of the trade stand walkways with a good covering of mud.

Natalie and George join the big league

Gazette & Herald: Natalie Widdowson from Flixton and her eleven year old stunning chestnut gelding, Gorgeous George

3:48pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Premier League Dressage at Somerford Park, Congleton in Cheshire is one of the seven British Dressage Premier League fixtures in the 2014 programme. It presents an opportunity for the best riders and horses in the country, together with international riders and their horses to compete in the highest levels of competition available in the world of dressage.

Two Lauras swap first and runner-up places

Gazette & Herald: Becky Blyton, from Haxby, and Autumn, who has won her last two tests at Port Royal

3:47pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

YORK and District Riding Club had to cancel their midweek showjumping competition last week due to torrential rain, but managed to go ahead with Saturday's dressage competition.

Great starter for Jess Johnson

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3:47pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Jess Johnson from Terrington and who is newly sponsored by Kruger Saddlery, had a fantastic start to her eventing season at the British Eventing horse trials at Bishop Burton College at the weekend.

Jessica Rabbit’s ride to victory

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3:46pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

The horse and pony sections of Pickering game fair which was held at Sinnington had luck on their side this year with a heat wave pulling in the crowds from far and wide.

Yorkshire point-to-point season finishes on a high note

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3:44pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

The Yorkshire point-to-point season finished at the South Durham point to point at the Mordon course in much the same way as it started; plenty of runners, competitive racing and Jacqueline Coward and Richard Smith the leading jockeys in the area.

Showing spirit at Bishop Burton's Town and Country Day

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3:49pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

TYPICAL Bank Holiday weather failed to dampen the spirits of visitors to Bishop Burton College’s annual Town and Country Day.

Badminton adventure for Charlotte Lawson

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12:18pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

CHARLOTTE Lawson and her mare Obsidian III were competing at Badminton today (Wednesday) in the final of the Badminton Grass Roots championships.

Rider Warren Fentiman makes the grade

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12:16pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

LITTLE Warren Fentiman from Malton has qualified for the Royal International Horse Show.

Fourth place for Lois Teal espite a fall

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12:17pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

NORTON’S Lois Teal is riding on the crest of a wave on the showjumping championship circuits.

It’s doubles for riding trio at 50th milestone

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12:15pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

DOUBLES were the order of the day at the York and Ainsty point-to-point meeting at Easingwold on Sunday.

Malton company sponsors international equestrian event

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9:15am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A MALTON company has been announced as the sponsor for an international equestrian competition.

Selby junior riders gallop to national show cross finals

Gazette & Herald: Ellen Hobson and Blue Admiral clear the cross-country at Breckenborough

8:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

SELBY District Riding Club’s junior show cross team is through to the national championships at the Festival of the Horse in Warwickshire on Sunday, June 1.

Banny’s Lad first in Staintondale Hunt point-to-point

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8:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

GOOD weather pulled in the crowds to Sheriff Hutton for the Staintondale Hunt point-to-point, which was also raising funds for the new rehabilitation centre being built in Malton.

Treble of firsts for Amy Small in day of dressage tests

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8:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

PORT Royal held a double of affiliated and unaffiliated dressage this week with bumper entries for both sections.

Young rider has top start

Gazette & Herald: Ellie Cooper-Balaam and Thistledown

8:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A TRIP to the Welsh pony and cob sales in Wales to look at a young unbroken four-year-old pony has paid off for Maxine Cooper.

Newmark rides to win at Manor Farm

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8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MANOR Farm, in Thornthorpe, once again held a well-attended dressage and showjumping competitions.

Jess Thurlow gets a first in dressage

Gazette & Herald: Alison Brown, standing, proprietor of Friars Hill Riding Centre, with Jess Thurlow riding Maybe Baby

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Friars Hill Riding Centre team made the journey to Warwickshire College last weekend to compete in the National Riding Schools championships.

Perfect twice over for Jake Gibson on Freddie

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8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE trailblazers showjumping series and an unaffiliated dressage at Port Royal equestrian centre was as usual well attended.

Wendy Peers wins at dressage event

Gazette & Herald: Becky Tookey & George

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WENDY PEERS had a beaming smile after winning at Beckside Livery Stable’s dressage event.

Wainwright family’s show success

Gazette & Herald: Ben Wainwright riding Platinum Dreamcatcher

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Wainwright family, from Fridaythorpe, had a busy week, making two journeys down to Hartpury College in Gloucestershire.

Upcoming rally at Scrayingham

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LACYS Cottage Riding School, Scrayingham, is holding its next rally on Tuesday.

Verity Franks takes spoils in day of dressage

Gazette & Herald: Jessica Sanderson riding Little Byroms Patchwork.

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SNAINTON Riding Centre got its first affiliated British dressage competition of 2014 off to a flying start with a large turnout of local competitors covering all seven classes, which also included a class for the British Young Rider Dressage (BYRDS).

Feature race at Bedale had a £1,000 pot

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GOOD ground with lots of grass ensured plenty of runners took part in the Bedale point-to-point on Saturday.

Elite retirement for Olympian

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

NICOLA WILSON has announced that Opposition Buzz, who she partnered to an Olympic silver medal at the London Olympics in 2012, has been retired from elite competition.

Hunts in rugby match for charity

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Holderness and Middleton Hunts are raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by hosting an inter-hunt rugby match on Saturday.

Port Royal final produces some nail-biting moments

Gazette & Herald: Ellie Janye Hilldreth and Bertie, winners of the junior novice championship

3:12pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Jackets, rugs and vouchers were up for grabs for the winners at Port Royal equestrian centres unaffiliated winter dressage championships last weekend. In order to qualify the combinations must have gained ten points at previous competitions in order to participate in the final.

Winter championships at Hartpury College

Gazette & Herald: Photo attached of Amy Small and Wellbrow Dewdrop.

3:42pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE British riding club's dressage and showjumping winter championships were held this weekend at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire running over two days.

Manor Farm success for Cara Shardlow

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3:39pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE dressage at Manor Farm, Thornthorpe, saw Cara Shardlow clocking up her tally of wins again on Measure for Measure with good lead margins in both prelim tests.






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