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

    Finalised start times dressage show 03/07/16


    The adjusted times are now available for download, no further changes will be made.



    Dressage Show 3rd July

    Our next dressage show is too not far away Sun 3rd July, entries are being taken online via this link BOOK ONLINE. The show is a qualifier for the Dressage Championships of Great Britain, Cricklands on 30th September – 2nd October. We are limited to 75 entries so please book early to avoid disappointment. The show is open for Members and Non Members, so do come down.


    Showing Clinic 2nd July

    There are still places available for the show clinic, don't miss out on this opportunity, book online now, visit our Events Booking Page and follow the instructions, entries close soon.

    For those who missed the last clinic and for those who wish to return for further guidance, O&DRC will be running a further showing clinic on Saturday 2nd July at Friezland Arena.

    John Lloyd, will be delivering the instruction, John is an equestrian judge of high standing and experience, for those attending, expect some high level advice and coaching.

    The day will run from 09:30 - 15:30 and will split into 6 groups with 5 riders in each group, each group will last around 40-50 mins.

    The 6 groups will be;

    Ridden Veteran & Ridden Showing
    Equitation and Riding Club Horse
    Ridden Coloured, M&M, Cobs, Foreign Breeds and others not listed.
    Ridden Hunter
    Working Hunter

    The aim of each group is to provide you with an opportunity to show case yourself and your horse and to ask questions. We invite you to attend in full showing turnout with your mount turned out accordingly, this will allow John the opportunity to provide you with guidance from tack and turn out to show performance.

    This will be a fun and informative session, if you have any questions please contact Emma Doughty.

    £10.50 per session

    How to book
    Visit our Events Booking page and follow the instructions.


    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


    Showjumping Show 1st May

    The Showjumping show scheduled for the 1st May has been rescheduled to the 10th July 2016.


    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.


    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.


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

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