Welcome to our website

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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

    Ridden & In Hand Showing & WH Show

    Our last Ridden & In Hand Showing & WH Show of the season is approaching, 6th September.

    Entries online or on the day, we look forward to seeing you all down at our showground at Friezland Arena.

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    Results Showjumping Show 26th July

    Our second show jumping show was ultimately affected by the weather. However, we did manage to get through most of the show. A big thank you to all who attended, we hope to see you all and more at our show 20th September.
    The results of the 3ft Class have been amended, the results sheet was a misread on the day due to the heavy rain obscuring some of the timings, 3rd to 6th place has been adjusted, points have been altered for members.
    The results of the show are available for download here

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    Show Jumping Practice

    Rachel Roebuck is holding some SJ practise sessions down at Friezland Arena over the next couple of months, dates for the sessions can be found in the Club Events Calendar.

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    Show Jumping Show Results

    Our first show jumping show was well attended and the weather held out all day. Thank you to all who attended, we hope to see you all and more at our show 26th July.

    The results of the show are available for download here

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    Ridden, In-hand & WH Show Photography

    Some great photo's from our first Ridden, In-hand and Working Hunter Show Sunday, 24th May 2015, thank you to both photographers for attending.

    Studio Pixie Photography

    Darren Paul Photography

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    Instructor Vacancy

    Qualified Instructor needed at Stamford Riding Stables, Top Mossley, due to an increase in customers. Pay according to qualifications and experience. Minimum qualifications PTT or ITA, we could consider someone about to take these qualifications. For further details phone Sue Phillips 01457 837698

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    Members Only Novice Show

    The results of the Members Only Novice Show held today at Friezland Arena are now available via the results page of the O&DRC website.

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    Ridden & In Hand Showing & WH Shows

    We are pleased to announce that this years shows will have have an extra class added.
    The Showing Class will now have an extra class, Concours d'Elegance. We have produced a document containing further information which you can download here

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    Awards and Points 2014

    For those who missed the presentation evening a list of the winners and points are available for download.

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    British Riding Clubs Equitation 1 Lessons

    British Riding Clubs run a very popular and worthwhile series of assessments called British Riding Clubs Riding Assessment levels 1 - 4, and Horse Welfare Assessment levels 1-4.
    Our Instruction Officer, Victoria Tibbot is intending to arrange a 6 week course on Sundays at Friezland over the Winter to cover all aspects of the level 1 Assessment.

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

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