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Horse and Hound - Club of the Year award

Posted by WORC on October 12, 2018 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)


We have some VERY EXCITING NEWS!

We have been shortlisted for RIDING CLUB OF THE YEAR by Horse & Hound and today we have a small feature in the magazine. This is the first time we have been shortlisted for this prestigious award after a few years of trying and it means a lot.

But now we need YOUR help and votes to help us win the title, so we would be very very grateful for everyone to vote for us if you think we deserve the win. The riding clubs who have been shor...

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BRC DTM Junior Prelim Champions!

Posted by WORC on October 5, 2018 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

For the 3rd year running WORC are junior national prelim champions!

Junior member Maddy McIntosh danced her way to success and claimed the title. Maddy has had a fantastic year having qualified and been placed at many BRC champs this year.

If that wasn't enough Morgan Beth Crockford came 5th in the junior novice DTM section and senior member Georgia Armer came 13th in the senior novice.

What a greay day for the club!

National BRC Championship

Posted by WORC on October 5, 2018 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Our juniors where on great form at the BRC championships in Lincoln beating off tough competition.

The team of Morgan-Beth Crockford, Maddy McIntosh and Amy Thomas were 6th out of 22 teams a huge achievement. Amy getting into the mounted prize giving and receiving a sash for being 3rd in Prelim 7 and 2nd in her Prelim Riding Test. Maddy was 6th in Prelim 14 and 8th in Novice 27. Morgan-Beth was 8th in Novice 27 and 6th in the Elementary.

 

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Hickstead Success

Posted by WORC on October 5, 2018 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

A HUGE well done to our 3 ladies Serena, Gee and Vicky who competed at the Royal International Horse Show BRC team jumping in July and came 10th!

Such a great achievement and we believe this is our first ever club placing at Hickstead which is fantastic.

WORC Show Jumping Results 13 May 2018

Posted by WORC on May 22, 2018 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (2)

The WORC held a show jumping competition at Village Farm, Bletchingdon 

Thank you to all volunteers who helped make this show a success!


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WORC Showing Competition Results

Posted by WORC on May 22, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Thank you to everyone who helped make this show a success


Full Showing Results

Junior National Success

Posted by WORC on May 2, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

28th April - Dressage Intermediate event 
Maddy got a personal best at Novice with 67% and an 8th placing in a large class and is very pleased.
Morgan came 2nd with a equal score just losing out in collectives by 1 mark. Was a very cold blustery day but well worth it

NEW FOR 2018 - SKILL AT ARMS!

Posted by WORC on March 9, 2018 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Tentpegging and Mounted Skill at Arms (MSAA) are the collective name for equestrian sports using lances, swords and guns on horseback. Disciplines are performed at the gallop as individuals, half section pairs and team sections of three or four. Tentpegging is the ultimate test of horsemanship, requiring determination, hand-eye coordination, discipline and a fearless love of speed. Pegs range from three to one inch in diameter. The majority of horses and ponies can be taught to peg and they l...

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Willberry Fun Day - 27th August 2017

Posted by WORC on August 10, 2017 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

CHARITY FAMILY FUN DAY

On Sunday August 27th from 4pm onwards, Lower Haddon Farm in Bampton, have very kindly lent us a field so that as a club we can raise some money for Willberry and have some fun. It is for all the family, no horses. Entry will be a £1 per car.

Wellie wanging at 5pm, bring your own Wellie and see how far you can throw ...

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Showing Show - 15th of July at Lower Haddon

Posted by WORC on August 10, 2017 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

What a great turnout for the show!

The morning started in a relaxed manner – Trying to keep those show nerves at bay! I was stewarding in the in-hand section all morning, giving me a great chance to see everyone in their best (not puffing and panting as they run I mean!)

Note to self – WORC needs to start a running club…

 

The weather was fab, not too hot, dry and not much wind - The riding classes were less busy than the in-hand, but the ...

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