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

    Presentation Evening 26th Nov

    Tickets for our end of season dance and presentation evening are now available for purchase online or alternately via Lesley Jackson's shop in Heyrod.
    You can purchase your tickets online via this link
    Further information about the running order of the evening will be available soon.


    Team Meeting Showjumping

    We will be holding a team meeting at the White Lion Pub, Delph Lane, Delph on the 24th October commencing 7:30pm.
    As a club we encourage all those who wish to participate in SJ team events to attend. It is our intention to build up our team profile, something that has fizzled out in the past. We are looking at all levels (excuse the pun), it is not all about jumping big courses. Come to the meeting have your say and let us put O&DRC back on the competitive team map.

    Who to contact
    Emma Doughty
    Mob: 07917 878960


    Winter Dressage Series 2016/17

    O&DRC are pleased to announce that there will be another winter dressage series running this year through to 2017.

    Bookings are now live, please do read through the show information prior to booking any classes as there are rules that need to be adhered to.

    There are to be three classes this year with the added option of forming a team with fellow competitors. There will be, as last year, a champion and reserve champion for all classes including the team event. (Enter your team via the Winter Dressage Menu) There will be the prizes at series end for the champions and reserve champions. Have a read through the show information either via the Winter Dressage Booking Page or via download Winter Dressage Show Info.

    If you have any queries contact Mark Prior via winterdressage@odrc.co.uk


    Results for the dressage show 04/09/16

    Our final summer dressage show concluded today, thank you all for attending.

    Here are the results for you to download.

    Results Dressage Show 040916


    Blue Chip Qualifier Cancellation

    Below in italics is an announcement made by the organisers of the Blue Chip Events for which we have recently run qualifiers for. This announcement effectively means that our next In-Hand, Ridden Showing and Working Hunter Show will not be a qualifier for the Blue Chip Championships.
    It is with deep regret that we have had to cancel our 2016 North West Showjumping, Working Hunter and Blue Chip showing Championships due to lack of pre entries and interest. This season has been a challenge, falling competitor numbers, cancelled shows, strangles outbreaks and the weather have all been major factors.

    I would like to thank you all for registering and holding our qualifiers, we hope to be back next year and I will be in touch in the new year.


    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


    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


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

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