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

    Dressage start times 13/02/16

    The gate and start times for our show 13/02 are available for download here. WD_130216_Start_Times

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    O&DRC 2016 Schedule

    Our 2016 schedule is currently with the printers, however, you can download an electronic version here to keep on your PC or other device.

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    Riding Club Camp 2016

    Applications for riding club camp are now be taken. The good news is that you can now book your place online, there is also a postal option should you choose the traditional route. The application form is available for download on the same page as the online application. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so please do not delay as places are limited to 24, a reserve list will be available once the 24 slots have been allocated.

    The online application and postal form can be found here.

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    BRC Riding Hat Standards 2016

    Stuck for an idea about a Xmas present, read the attached document from BRC concerning riding hat standards for 2016.

    2016 BRC Hat Tagging Guide for Competitors

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    Dressage Show Photo's

    Vicky Mansfield our official photographer for the winter dressage has released images of the show for viewing, please visit her website for further information. Studio Pixie Photography

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    Winter Dressage Series

    O&DRC will be running a series of winter dressage shows commencing 31st October 2015, they will be 5 shows in total.
    The series of shows will run as a league, there will be 4 league tables created, one for Intro, two for prelims and one for Novice.
    Places will be limited, all bookings will be taken online.
    Please visit our Events Page for further information.

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    Would you like to donate a trophy?

    You might have noticed over the years on Presentation Night that there are certain classes for which we have no trophy to award to the year’s highest placed member. Below are the names of the classes for which there is no trophy.

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    Reminder NLG Entitlement

    Just a reminder (in case it’s a while since you read the back pages of your Show Schedule) that as a member of ODRC you are entitled to Members’ Rates at the shows of other clubs in the Northern Liaison Group. Some of our members often visit the clubs at Rochdale, Wilmslow, Macclesfield, Antrobus and Chapel amongst others.

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    Items for the newsletter

    If you have any items you think might be of interest to other members of ODRC please ring Minda on 01457 870421 to tell her what you want to say or e-mail them to newsletter@odrc.co.uk .

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    Volunteer needed for NLG meetings

    Is there anyone out there willing to take on this task for the Club? The Northern Liaison Group of British Riding Clubs is the committee made up of representatives from all the riding clubs in the North West of England. They organise the team events, qualifiers and training days in which all the clubs in the North West can then participate and possibly qualify for National competitions. Each club may have two representatives on this committee.

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    Do you have showing expertise?

    If you have quite a wide knowledge of the rules relating to showing classes, we’d like to hear from you.

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

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