Welcome to our website

We are a small friendly club affiliated to the British Riding Clubs movement and we welcome anyone who wants to enjoy being with their horse through participating in everything equestrian.

Our showground is situated at the Friezland Arena in Greenfield, Oldham.
Each year we hold three shows in each of the five disciplines of Dressage, Showjumping, Combined Training, Ridden & In Hand Showing and Working Hunter.

Latest News

    Jill Bradley Memorial Mini ODE

    Our next show is almost upon us, the Jill Bradley Memorial ODE is a charity event that raises money for charities in memory of past riding club member Jill Bradley. The event takes place on the 31st July, show information can be found via the following links.
    1. Show information
    2. BE 100 Test Sheet
    3. BE 95 Test Sheet

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    Showjumping Training

    O&DRC are pleased to offer two sessions of showjumping training held by Debbie Sykes-BHSII, SM UKCC Level 3 Generic on Wednesday 10th and 24th August.

    The event will take place at Freizland Arena on the field, please allow 15 minutes to work in your horse beforehand on our all-weather arena surface.

    Please wear the required safety equipment including back protectors (if you have one).

    Spaces are limited and group size is a maximum of 4 riders!

    Members Only: Yes

    Cost per lesson: £15.50

    • Group 1: Height up to 3ft-Starts at 6.30p and finishes 7.10pm
    • Group 2: Up to 2ft jumps- Starts at 7.15pm and finishes at 7.55pm
    • Group 3 Poles on the floor up to 1ft: - Starts at 8pm and finishes at 8.40pm

     

    BOOK ONLINE HERE

    It would be much appreciated for volunteers to offer help setting course at 5.45pm and packing away at 8.45pm.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

    Emma Doughty

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    Clear Round Show Jumping Practise

    O&DRC are pleased to offer two sessions of Clear Round Show Jumping Practise to be held on Wednesday 3rd and 31st August.

    The event will take place at Freizland Arena on the field, please allow 15 minutes to work in your horse beforehand on our all-weather arena surface.

    Please wear the required safety equipment including back protectors (if you have one).

    Members Only: Yes

    Cost: £3 per round or £5 for two rounds. (If you wish to do more rounds cash will be taken on the night, subject to availability)

    • Group 1: Height up to 3ft-Starts at 6.30p and finishes 7.10pm
    • Group 2: Up to 2ft jumps- Starts at 7.15pm and finishes at 7.55pm
    • Group 3 Poles on the floor up to 1ft: - Starts at 8pm and finishes at 8.40pm

     

    BOOK ONLINE HERE

    It would be much appreciated for volunteers to offer help setting course at 5.45pm and packing away at 8.45pm.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

    Emma Doughty

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    Mounted Games Fun Evening 27th July

    Try something different and have a go at mounted games.

    A fun evening starting at 6pm with pony clubs mounted games trainer Gemma Woolley and our own Heather Marshall.

    Come along and have fun and a chance to change up the arena work!

    No experience necessary and do it at your own pace.

    Please let Heather know via email if you are coming so we can gauge interest, the event is free, however, please do make a donation to the club if you wish to take part, donations will be taken on the night. It's a members only evening.

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    Showjumping Show Rescheduled

     

    The showjumping show that was cancelled on 10th July due to weather and field conditions has now been rescheduled for the 7th August.

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    Dressage Show Results 03/07/16

    The results from our dressage show run today 3rd July are available for download here.

    Results Dressage Show 030716

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    O&DRC Riding Hat Standards 2016

    Please be aware that all riders entering O&DRC shows must wear protective headwear that complies with the following BRC standards.

    BRC standards:

    Type 1. PAS 015: 1998 or 2011 provided they are BSI Kitemarked

    Type 2. VG1 01.040: 2014-12 provided they are BSI Kitemarked

    Type 3. ASTM F1163: 2004a or 04a provided they are BSI Kitemarked

    Type 4. SNELL E2001 - AS/NZS 3838: 2006 onwards provided they are SAI Global marked.

    Further information can be found here, 2016 BRC Hat Tagging Guide for Competitors

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Committee Vacancies
There open vacancies on the committee, if you are interested please contact Liz Kershaw.

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