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Febuary 2018

 

With spring hopefully around the corner, have you thought of joining Endurance GB.  Endurance GB, run pleasure rides as well as their competition rides, so there is something for everyone.  There are local rides in the Forest of Dean and Quantocks as well as Exmoor and in some lovely countryside in Wiltshire and Dorset.  They run a try before you buy scheme so do give EGB a call or have a look at their informative website.

The British Horse Society are running a conference at Hartpury in March with a great programme of speakers – I would recommend the conference to anyone.  Look at the BHS website for information.

January 2018

 

Happy New Year to everyone. 

I hope you are all ready to get going for 2018!

Whether you have your sights set on eventing, show jumping or dressage or just enjoying being a happy hacker we have got lots going on to keep you and your horse or pony on the way to success.

 Some useful tips to start the year: 

  1. Check your horse or pony’s vaccination certificate and make sure you are up to date and pop the date for your booster in your 2018 diary.
  2. Plan your competitions, but remember the plans can always change so be flexible.
  3. For younger pony enthusiasts don’t forget to join the Pony Club and be part of this fun national organisation and our Young Equestrians have a full programme of riding and social events.We are organising a Charity

Coffee Morning on Saturday 3rd February 10am – 1-pm  in memory of Gill Sandford, a much missed client and friend of Urchinwood in aid of  St. Peters Hospice and Marie Curie. Free pony rides and delicious cake and coffee – donations only!

December 2017

 

Not done your Christmas shopping yet - why not give a voucher to learn to ride or improve your riding or bring your horse on one of the many clinics we are holding next year.

Side saddle is such an elegant art - a course of lessons and a chance to have a photograph in all the clothes is a real treat.

A Pony Club membership gives a chance to ride, learn about horses and ponies and meet a whole new group of friends.

After Christmas our blog will include advice on buying a pony and tips on feeding.

Harry Christmas Everyone and Ride Safe on these short days.

November 2017

 

Welcome to our new website, we hope you like it.  I think we have a full and interesting program of competitions and some exciting trainers and coaches coming in to run courses.

We are planning to put tips and suggested topical ideas for horse/pony care and competitions on the blog each month.

If there is any help or advice you would like, then then please contact us via telephone or e-mail: enquiries@urchonwoodmanor.co.uk .

 

 

 
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