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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    Pub Crawl - £93 raised!

    One of the many pitstops enjoyed by the team.

    One of the many pitstops enjoyed by the team.

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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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    ODRC Dressage Provisional Times 24/08/2014

    Welcome to our third and final dressage show of the year! Please note this is a very busy show and as such parking could prove tricky!

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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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    Friezland Arena

    There has been a number of dead birds found in and around the site, it is believed that individuals with air rifles have been seen shooting birds. Peter Carter has asked members to be vigilant and notify police if they observes the individuals at work, it is also advised that you leave the site.
    Call the police on 101.


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    Show Jumping practices by Natalie Shannon

    On alternate Wednesday evenings until the end of August Rachel Roebuck and I are holding showjumping practices (weather and ground conditions permitting) on the field at Friezland between 6.30 and 8.30pm for members of ODRC.  This is an opportunity for you to school and practise and there will be NO INSTRUCTOR PRESENT.

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    Cross Country Schooling Day

    Cross Country Schooling Day:   Owing to the great weather (lots of sunshine AND rain) the grass on the cross country field grew higher than the jumps so we had to postpone the scheduled clinic which was to have been held on 5 July.  

    The clinic has been rescheduled for Saturday 9 August.  (If you had booked on the clinic Minda Wigley will contact you to check if you are available on the new date.)

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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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    BRC Assessment 1 Instruction

    Forthcoming Instruction British Riding Clubs Riding Assessment 1 Training
    A course of 6 lessons has been arranged for Riding Club Members at HIGH MOOR RIDING AND LIVERY STABLES, SCOUTHEAD By kind permission of Mrs. Liz Longden B.H.S.A.I Starting from Wednesday 30th July 2014, 7pm, Running for 6 weeks to 3rd September.

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

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