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


    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


    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.


    Items for the newsletter

    If you have any items you think might be of interest to other members of ODRC please contact Christine Prior via e-mail them to newsletter@odrc.co.uk .


    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.


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

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