Mini Show Photos – Sat 27 May

Photos from the Mini Show Jumping & Dressage on Sat 27 May can be viewed here: Novice series 27_05_17

If you would like to purchase one please pay via www.clubentries.com/saffronrc stating which photo and we will email you the image. Cost £5 per image.

Should you wish to view a larger copy of an image before deciding whether to buy please email info@swdrc.co.uk

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Quadrille Team through to Olympia 2015

Congratulations to our Quadrille team who won the Quadrille qualifier at Bury Farm last night, booking themselves a spot at Olympia on SUNDAY 20 DECEMBER to try and defend their title.

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It took almost 2.5hrs to carefully paint all the ponies! The performance went well (despite one “minor” hiccup!) and was well received by the audience.

Well done to the riders: Claire, Suzannah, Sophie & Leah. Thank you to everyone who helped them on the day: Holly, Kathryn, Emily (1), Emily (…2), Louise & Janet. And of course the ponies: Taffy, Jim, Gunner and Rascal were all stars!

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Anyone wanting to get tickets for Olympia to support the team should do so quickly as they often sell out early. The final is on SUNDAY MORNING. Morning only tickets readily available – afternoon tickets (including morning) often limited.

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Update – Show Jumping – 17 May

16/05/15 – 22:00

Pre-entries for tomorrow’s Show Jumping are as follows:
Class 1: 1,   Class 2: 2,   Class 3: 11,
Class 4: 18,   Class 5: 15,   Class 6: 5
Class 4 will not start before 11am
Entries on the day: Members £8, Non-members £10…
We hope to see you there!
(All advice subject to on the day entries!)

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2015 Show Jumping Series Schedule now available

The schedule for the 2015 Show Jumping Series is now available.

Sunday 17 May @ Sparrows Hill, Newport

Sunday 21 June @ St Aylotts, Saffron Walden (part of Annual Show)

Saturday 22 August @ Sparrows Hill, Newport

http://swdrc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/SJ-Schedule-2015.pdf

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Dressage – Sunday 19 April – Times

Times now online: http://swdrc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Times-190415.pdf

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TRUMPINGTON HUNTER TRIALS – RESULTS

Trumpington Hunter Trials saw good entries, good going and good weather on Easter Monday. We had 24 Pairs, 50 in the Restricted, 33 in the Small Open and an impressive 45 in the Open. The course this year included lots of new fences, including a water jump and the day ran to the estimated times with very few hold ups and no major incidents.

Thank you to everyone who supported the event, especially all our club members and volunteers who gave up their day to help steward and jump judge all day. Many thanks to Newmarket Equine Hospital for supplying veterinary cover.

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The Pairs was won by Ella Dettori (Pebbly Outback) & Frankie Dettori (Tom) with SWDRC members Claire Engelmann (Angus) & Suzannah Engelmann (Rocky) taking 2nd. The Restricted went to Leanne Regester (Milo) with Kirsty Fisher (Tracker) & SWDRC member Harriet Wilmott (Panda) sharing 2nd. Becca Hill (Killowen Lady) and Abbie Hamper (Alfie) shared 1st place in the Small Open. Jo Chipperfield (Heidi) took the Open with SWDRC member Lily Howlett (Charlie) finishing 2nd.

Full results: http://swdrc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Trumpington-Results-2015.pdf

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TRUMPINGTON HUNTER TRIAL – ENTRIES

SWDRC members’ entries on the day will be taken in all classes.

Currently non-member entries will still be taken on the day for classes 1, 3 & 4 however class 2 in now closed to non-members. Classes may be closed if entries warrant and no entries will be taken for any class once the class has started.

On current entries classes are estimated not to start before the times stated below but may be later:
CLASS 1 (PAIRS) 09:30
CLASS 2 (RESTRICTED) 10:30
CLASS 3 (SMALL OPEN) 12:30
CLASS 4 (OPEN) 13:30

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Teams – Combined Training Success

Well done to all our members who competed in the team combined training qualifier at Brook Farm TC on 15 February.

Our Senior teams placed 1st* & 4th and our Junior teams placed 2nd* & 6th, *provisionally booking places at the BRC Championships in both the Junior and the Senior finals (subject to confirmation from BRC).

Teams:

1st Senior: Vicky R & Frank, Lisa S & Toughie, Joy G & Jimmy and Sue A & Maverick

4th Senior: Lisa S & Jessica, Becci S & Lara, Suzannah E & Joker and Claire E & Angus

Senior: Suzannah E & Rocky, Ellie B & Wooley, Susie H & Lenny and Lily M & Rupert

2nd Junior: Isobel O & Bartley, Georgia M & Finn, Sophie B & Tonto and Ella C & Archie

6th Junior: Harriet W & Panda, Millie S & Merlin, Ella C & Bobby and Martha S & Sisco

Individual placings:

Vicky R & Frank – 1st (Snr Novice/85cm)

L Spence & Toughie – 2nd (Snr Novice/85cm)

Isobel O & Bartley – 2nd (Jnr Prelim/75cm)

L Spence & Jessica – 3rd (Snr Novice/85cm) – qualifies individually

Joy G & Jimmy – 4th (Snr Prelim/75cm)

G Millar – Finn – 4th (Jnr Prelim/75cm)

Sophie B & Tonto – 5th (Jnr Novice/85cm)

Harriet W & Panda – 6th (Jnr Prelim/75cm)

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SWDRC win 7th Quadrille Title

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SWDRC’s “Seven Dwarfs” have just won the club it’s seventh BRC Quadrille of the Year title at Olympia.

The competition was very close this year with just a couple of marks separating 1st & 2nd places. The team scored well in the turnout section (for a change) which just gave them the edge after an almost foot perfect performance. The team had somewhat handicapped themselves this year with vision limiting masks and carrying ‘dummy’ dwarfs so were very pleased that their ponies all behaved impeccably and that their routine went really well. West Oxfordshire RC put in a very tidy performance to take 2nd place.

Team: Sophie Haylock (Gunner), Suzannah Engelmann (Jim), Claire Engelmann (Taffy) & Jane Hood (Mena)

Thank you to the team’s grooms: Emily, Dave, Leah, East & Jo

Watch the quadrille here: http://youtu.be/x7MRt20prgA

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Show Jumping – Sat 25 October 2014

We have a late addition to our events calendar:

CHARITY SHOW JUMPING at Sparrows Hill on Sat 25 October

In aid of EAST ANGLIAN AIR AMBULANCE

Please show your support

www.swdrc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Schedule5.pdf

Generously supported by:

  • Megan Lindsey – Equine Sports Therapist
  • Baileys Horse Feeds
  • Just Like Wendy’s – Vintage Repro
  • Castle Camps Saddlery
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