Sunday 19th May 2019
Paying for BBA events

The committee would be most grateful if members paying for events by cash would kindly put their payment in an envelope with clear details of name and event entered.  Assistance in this matter would be very much appreciated as we like to make sure that there is as little risk of error as possible. Payment […]

Sunday 19th May 2019
Cross country schooling at Smallwood 12th June, almost full.

Joy Toomer will take a group of riders for cross country schooling at Smallwood livery centre at 6.30 on 12th June.  Body protectors are compulsory for this event and suitable crash hats without a peak should be worn, if in doubt please check out the British Riding Clubs website for further information.  Entries to Joy  […]

Tuesday 14th May 2019
Cross country schooling at Somerford Park Farm on the new Grassroots course

The new grass roots jumps are now ready for use apart from the water complex.  We have booked a schooling session with Joy Toomer for Sunday, 2nd June at 10.30.  Body protectors and suitable crash hats must be worn, if in doubt check out the British Riding Clubs website for information.  A maximum of ten […]

Friday 3rd May 2019
Footpath upgraded to bridlepath – 19 years of work!

Pat Amies has successfully claimed  FP 8 at Siddington and it is now a bridleway. its actually a tarmaced road leading to Blake house Farm but only a bit is used to connect to a RP .   Well done, Pat!

Friday 3rd May 2019
Minutes from the Annual General Meeting

1 Minutes of AGM Monday 29th April 2019 – 7pm at The Pavillion, Somerford Present approx 44 members including the committee Apologies: Chairman’s Report – Joy Toomer chaired the meeting Joy welcomed every-one to the meeting • The minutes from 2018 AGM meeting were accepted • Bridleways – We had representation at the East Cheshire […]

Wednesday 24th April 2019
Manifold Valley Pleasure Ride, Sunday, 26th May

Details of this most picturesque ride are on the Derbyshire egb website.  Early entry is advisable and entries close on 10th May.

Wednesday 24th April 2019
Show jumping lessons in May

Our jumping sessions are aimed at novice riders or novice horses and we aim to to have some fun and improve.  We offer support and encouragement. Joy Toomer will be instructing.  The postcode for Alsager Equestrian Centre is ST7 3RQ.   The  sessions are normally of  one hour’s duration and the  novice class is at 7 and […]

Saturday 13th April 2019
Vaccination records required to be checked prior to the course and the Somerford xc schooling

Members will be aware that Somerford have a strict policy on vaccination for equine influenza.  Vaccinations must be up to date and a booster has to have been given within 6 months of arriving at Somerford.  We would ask members attending these two events to e mail, whatsap or post the identity pages and the […]

Wednesday 10th April 2019
Pole work sessions at Hunters Gate, Byley with Sarah Johnson

The dates are 9th June and 25 June from 2pm to 3pm.  £13 per session.  Please contact Kristine Pemberton if you wish to attend. These are fun sessions which the horses enjoy and which add variety to their life and improve their flat work at the same time. The sessions are generally well supported so […]