Oldham & District Riding Club / Welcome to our website

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e 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.

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Latest News

    AGM

    The Annual General Meeting to be held 18/11/14 plays an important part in the running of the club. It is the time where you the members get to discuss and debate with the committee members the running of the club. It is also the forum where we discuss the planning for the 2015 season, again this is where your input is vital. So do please come along and give us your views and join in the planning for 2015 season.

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    WH, Ridden & Inhand Show

    Our last show of the season is approaching, 21/09/2014. Entries on the day, non members very welcome, full details available via the ODRC website.

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    Pub Crawl - £93 raised!

    Many thanks to all those who participated, we are pleased to announce that the pub crawl raised £93 for the club and £12 for the local Chemists by the way of Paracetamol sales.

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    ODRC Socials

    End of Show Season Social Saturday 4th October 2014

    Country Fun for a Fiver at Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, Greenfield.

    Doors open at 7.30pm (tickets only please)

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    XC Training days

    Two training days for those wishing to try their hand at Cross Country have been arranged for Saturday 23 August and Saturday 20 September.

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    Working Hunter Training Day

    Working Hunter Training Day 13th September with Victoria Tibbot BHSII, at Highmoor Livery Stables, Scouthead, by kind permission of Liz Longden BHSAI, starting at 11.00am. The session will take place on the open fields and cover the following :

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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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    Show Helpers

    Show Help Reminder by Lesley Jackson, Helper Co-ordinator
    Hi members, just a little reminder asking you all to 'save the date!' By that I mean the date you chose on your membership form, and the one that I confirmed by email to you earlier this season.

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

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