As a club we cannot run our shows without our kind sponsors and we do try to seek local businesses in order to help with their marketing and promotion.
Thank you to all those below who are sponsoring our Summer SJ Show on 4th June at Eaglesfield Equestrian, click here for schedule:
Class 1 – Bottom Hole
Kindly sponsored by Roberts & Anderson Equestrian
Class 2 – Starter Stakes 50cm
Kindly sponsored by Rangers Equine Transport
Class 3 – Minimus 60cm
Kindly sponsored by The Ferry House Inn
Barn wedding venue with award winning home-grown food and 4* cottage accommodation for up to 50 people
Class 4 – Pairs 60-70cm
Kindly sponsored by Mane Move Equine Transport
Mane Move Facebook page - click here
Class 5 – Novice 70cm
Kindly sponsored by Tracy Hein – The Bowen Technique
Human and equine bowen therapist
Class 6 – Intermediate 80cm
Kindly sponsored by Equis Sports Massage
Sports Massage, Equine Bodywork, Mobilisation and Muscle Activation
Class 7 – Open 90cm-1m
Kindly sponsored by John Benning DIP WCF Registered Farrier
Honest Reliable Service
Raffle for Charity
Thank you for your Kind Donations
A massive thank you to everyone that has kindly donated raffle prizes for the colts and fillies show on the 8th May.
Raffle tickets will soon be on sale with all proceeds going to the Meningitis Research Foundation in memory of Maya Ford.
Jollytots Equestrian has donated 3 grooming bags with brushes
The Mane Show has donated a gift voucher for 5 entries for online showing
Glovers Farm has donated teddy bears
Truly Senti Metal has donated hand crafted key rings and a bangle
Claire Lowe Equine Artist has donated an equine pencil drawing commission of your own horse
Sophie Wyles of White House Stables has donated a riding lesson
Equi Elegance has donated a browband
Speedgate Equestrian has donated a voucher
Fawkham & District RC has donated a voucher
Thank you so much everyone!
You can purchase raffle tickets in advance by clicking paypal link below,
Strips are £1 each and only strips will be drawn out - not individual tickets.
Please note there is a 50p charge to cover paypal fees
You will be emailed on the morning of the show with your raffle numbers - the draw will be held after the last class on 8th May.
Huge thanks to all the amazing companies that are sponsoring our charity show on 8th May, we are so grateful and hope that we can raise money for a worthwhile cause. All money raised on day will go towards The Meningitis Research Foundation in memory of Maya Ford, who sadly lost her fight to Meningitis at just 21 months old.
“Adding that extra sparkle”. Specialising in individually handset English leather stunning crystal browbands and accessories
Perry Street Stables
DIY livery in Crayford Kent, all year turnout, flood-lit sand school, round pen, jumping paddock
Crumbs bakery (erith) - 01322 333548
RTS Waste Management
Skip hire in Kent, commercial and domestic
0207 2321711 email@example.com
Flat Roofing Services
For all flat roofing repairs. Asphalt and high performance felts
John: 01227 634215/07976 281384
Family run competition yard in Sidcup with full livery vacancies. 5* facilities
Kristy: 07864 665830
JW Vehicle Services Ltd
The Dog House Grooming Parlour
Lee Smith Painting & Decorating Services
Heron Hill Dog Training Club
Our show is for riders under 14 years old, we will also have a raffle on the day where many great prizes have been donated, please see website for schedule.
Full list of prizes will be posted nearer show day.
Members Performance Awards
Our members gain points throughout the year at our shows and are awarded at our Annual General Meeting. Well done to all of our members, the results are as follows:
1st - Emma Romano
2nd - Siw Purcell
3rd - Stacey Ward
4th - Lauren Burgoyne
5th - Julia Chapman
6th - Wendy Tanton
7th - Natalie Scott
8th - Alison Osborne
9th - Julie Hanks
10th - Sophie Wyles
1st - Lilly Rankine
2nd - Chloe French
3rd - Isabella Saville
4th - Katie Rankine
5th - Megan Tickner
6th - Rebecca Hanks
7th - Kiki Ratty
8th - Olivia Choules
9th - Tia Ratty
10th - Grace Tomlinson
Highest Placed Senior = Emma Romano
Highest Places Junior = Lilly Rankine
Youngest Junior = Isabella Saville
Overall = Lilly Rankine
Its been a Busy Summer so Far
Summer Team News Round Up
BRC Festival of the Horse National Championships March 2015
For the first time ever, our juniors qualified for the FOTH combined training national championships held at Aston Le Walls, Northamptionshire. Our team consisted of Rebecca Hanks, Isabella Saville, Charlotte Hay and Tia Ratty.
It was tough competition with teams competing from across the country but our juniors tried their hardest and had great fun. Isabella and Rebecca were the youngest juniors and were on the smallest ponies which at times was quite intimidating but they held their own and completed lovely dressage tests with respectable scores. Their 70cm jumping didn’t quite go to plan as Rebecca Hanks pony Becky became very excited and decided galloping around the arena was much more fun! Despite this, both girls done a fantastic job especially considering it was their first time at a championship.
Charlotte and Tia rode in the novice dressage section. Charlotte completed a much improved dressage test and gained a respectable score. Tia gained one of the highest scores throughout the day. Both girls jumped lovely rounds and they all represented the club brilliantly.
We were way out of the team placings but Tia managed to pull an overall individual 2nd place out of the bag! The club is very proud of this result along with the fact that everyone had a fantastic time which made the long journey worthwhile!
BRC Area 10 Show Jumping and Style Jumping Qualifier July 2015
This qualifier took place at Lodge Farm in June and we took part in the junior novice team jumping, junior style team jumping and the senior open jumping. It was our first time having a style jumping team and unfortunately not all horses wanted to play ball! However, it was a great day for Katie Rankine and she qualified for the national championships in Lincoln as an individual.
The junior team jumping gave it a good go with Olivia and Tbo showing off their stunt riding with no stirrups in the second round! Tia and Leo had an unlucky stop and Katie and Lola gave their first qualifier a go. We didn’t gain any placings but as a club, jumping isn’t our strongest discipline and we will continue to get better and improve.
John and Paddy took part in the senior open jumping as an individual and jumped two fantastic rounds leaving him as the clear winner and qualifying for the national championships!
BRC Area 10 Dressage and Riding Test Qualifier July 2015
We sent 5 teams to the dressage and riding test qualifiers which took place in Sevenoaks. Our senior novice dressage team didn’t have a brilliant day with all scores under 60% bar one which was 66%. The senior open dressage team done a brilliant job with a team 4th place and Shelley Ratty gaining individual 2nd place qualifying her for the national championships and Alison Osbourn taking part in her first qualifier and gaining individual 4th place. Our senior pairs riders, Natalie and Nicola came 2nd
The senior riding test team came away with a 3rd place qualifying them for the London and South East Championships and Shelley Ratty individual 4th and Alison Osbourn individual 6th. Alice Latta also gained a 3rd place qualifying her for the nationals.
The junior dressage team and riding test team also were in the ribbons with both teams coming 2nd. The dressage team were beaten to first place by just one point so it was very close! Tia Ratty gained an individual 1st place qualifying for the national championships, and Chloe French, Isabella Saville and Olivia Choules each gained a 3rd place. Chloe French gained an individual 3rd while Tia was placed 5th individually, both in the riding test. Chloe and Isabella have also qualified for the nationals.
BRC Dressage to Music Qualifier July 2015
For the first time in years there was lots of competition at this event which made a nice change! Marion Herbert and Mak came 3rd in the prelim qualifying for London and South East. Natalie made lots of rider errors by forgetting the compulsory movements! Natalie and Nicola both came 2nd in the Pas Seul and the pairs dressage to music qualifying for London and South East in both the classes.
Longines RIHS Hickstead 2015 BRC Teams Jumping
This year was our 2nd year taking part in this event and what a great time we had! Our team consisted of Stacey Ward, Olivia Choules and John Benning. Stacey had an unlucky round as Queenie got stage fright and didn’t want to jump anymore. This left us on a score of 50, and there were many many other teams that were also on this score with very few clear rounds! Olivia was next to jump in the 95cm section followed by John in the 1.05m section later on in the afternoon. Both riders jumped beautifully with lovely clear rounds. Out of 121 teams we came a very respectable 72nd! It was great to see so many Area 10 clubs in the top 10 placings. Next year we will be back, looking forward to it already!
I would like to say a huge thank you to all of our members that have helped at these events – Viv Howie, Julie Hanks, Rebecca Hanks, Marion Herbert, Lucy Benning, Sophie Wyles, Alison Osbourn, Julia Chapman and Stacey Ward. Without you we would not be allowed to compete and gain the fantastic results that we have.
Well done to all FDRC teams and riders, you have been brilliant and we are proud to have you in our club. What a fantastic year we have had, bring on the National Championships!!!
Area 10 are holding a Dressage to Music Talk at Eaglesfield Equestrian on Sat 7th March 2015 - 2pm -4pm - All Welcome.
5 BRC members paid in advance by March 3rd [this day is subsidised by BRC Training Grant] £10 BRC / non BRC on day.
See poster below for more details
2014 AGM & Members Awards
Many thanks to all of those that attended the AGM meeting on Sat 15th November and to all our members that have supported us throughout 2014 and we hope that you will re-join us in making 2015 a successful one in 2015.
In 2014 we held our first Show Jumping show in many years and we got such great feedback we will be arranging another in 2015 as well as our Annual Spring Teams Dressage Event , we will also be running a Summer Dressage to Music Show which we are excited about. We will of course be running our popular Winter Dressage Series, a lot of competitors have missed out this year, so we do urge people to get entries in early for all dates.
Well done to all our Members, below is the placing's for members for 2014 (please note the current dressage series points roll over to 2015 awards)
Seniors 1st - Emma Romano 2nd - Siw Purcell 3rd - Nicola Whiteman 4th - Vicky Baxter 5th - Sherrie Warwick 6th - Natalie Scott 7th - Lauren Burgoyne 8th - Marion Herbert 9th - Stacey Ward 10th - Viv Howie
Juniors 1st - Charlotte Hay 2nd - Olivia Choules 3rd - Katie Rankine 4th - Megan Tickner 5th - Libby Berman 6th - Ellie Jenkins 7th - Kayleigh Jones 8th - Kiki Ratty 9th - Chloe McCarthy 10th - Lilly Rankine
Highest Placed Senior = Emma Romano
Highest Placed Junior = Charlotte Hay
Youngest Junior = Lilly Rankine
Overall Points Champion = Emma Romano
Charity Ball - Sat 15th November 2014
Fawkham and District Members have been cordially invited to attend Chelsham and Bromley Riding Club's Charity Ball , there will be discounted rate for our members. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The sun made an appearance for our Stuart Atkins jumping clinic.
We had 3 sessions of 3 riders at Eaglesfield Equestrian Centre.
Stuart put our riders at ease and by the end of each session they rode a full course of show jumps.
We have had some great feedback so far which has encouraged the club to run more in the future:
Thank you so much! For being a newbie it was a lovely atmosphere and good fun !! Thanks again xxxx
I really enjoyed it thank-you so much F&D riding club for arranging it! It has given me and Larry me confidence for the 13th and I'd defo do another one!!
Thank you very much for letting me and my ginger join in, I really enjoyed it, so would definitely do another one! x
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