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Covid-19 – Club Update

Published 25th March 2020 – Updated 24th May 2020

Following government advice, we are going to delay the start of this year’s show season until July at the earliest.

We will keep our Facebook and website updated as soon as we have more information.

Keep safe

The Accrington & District Riding Club Committee

Show Dates – 2020

Our 2020 Show Dates are now available for your diary below;

Date:Location:Event:Qualifier:
19th April 2020The Showground, Great HarwoodPoints Show – CANCELLED TBC
17th May 2020The Showground, Great HarwoodPoints Show – Members Trophy Show – CANCELLEDTBC
21st June 2020The Showground, Great HarwoodPoints ShowTBC
19th July 2020The Showground, Great HarwoodPoints ShowTBC
16th August 2020The Showground, Great HarwoodPoints ShowTBC
20th September 2020The Showground, Great HarwoodPoints Show – Trophy ShowTBC

End Of Season Points

A massive thanks to everyone who has supported us this season, we’re pleased to announce that our end of season points are now available to view.

It is important that you check the list and report any discrepancies to us as soon as possible.

Presentation Evening:

The special awards as usual will be announced on the night of the presentation dance to be held on Friday 8th November at The Brooks Club, Accrington to commence at 7.15pm the presentation being at 8.00pm prompt. Tickets are priced at £12.00 which includes a hot supper of either Potato Pie or a vegetarian option and a choice of desserts (all tickets must be purchased in advance). All sponsors will receive one free supper ticket, so please contact me if you require your complimentary ticket. Once again a tombola will be held at the presentation evening, all proceeds go into our club funds to support the club activities, so any donation of prizes will be gratefully accepted.

Please note there will only be 200 tickets allocated on a first come first served basis therefore it is essential you send in your request early enough. Last date for receiving the request will be Monday 4th November to ensure enough time to order suppers etc. and MUST be paid for in advance – No ticket no admission.

Any members wishing to pay for tickets by bank transfer please contact Joyce on 07516455196 for details of how this can be done.

Any trophies not yet returned, please do so, CLEANED, as a matter of urgency to any committee member or Whalley Cornmills, remember the committee reserve the right to deduct points for trophies not returned. Any problems please ring me ASAP.

This year’s AGM will be held on the 2nd December 8pm at Forts Arms, Clayton le Moors. If you have any suggestions regarding the club please do not hesitate to attend the meeting and raise them.

Finally good luck to all the competitors who have qualified for STARS championship we will have committee members there on all 3 days to support you.

6th Points Show – Sunday 22nd September

Our show season concludes this year on Sunday 22nd September at our Show Ground in Great Harwood.

Judges: – Confirmed Monday 16th September

In Hand:Miss C Smallbone
Ridden:Miss L Johnson
Working Hunter / Equitation:Mrs T Turner

We’ve got an action-packed day with over 50 classes taking place. You can find our schedule online now.


Entry Fees:

Members:£5.00 per class
Non Members:£8.00 per class
Novelty Class:£2.50 (Members / Non Members)
Trial Jumping:£2.00 payable at the ringside

First Aid cover is £2.00 per number per event.

Entry is by Cash or Credit / Debit card on the day only.


Presentation tickets:

Tickets will be available this weekend from the secretaries tent, all tickets are priced £12 (Potato Pie or Vegetarian Supper).

Full details at http://www.accringtonridingclub.co.uk/presentation-evening/


Refreshments:

We’ve got a brand new, very experienced catering provider for our 2019 showing season. Please show your support to ensure that this service continues into the future.


Membership is available on the day from the secretaries tent.

Follow the day on Facebook

Presentation Evening – Friday 8th November 2019

Our annual presentation evening will once again be held at Brooks Club, Accrington. The event takes place on Friday 8th November 2019. 

Tickets are priced at £12.00 and includes a Potato Pie or a Vegetarian option. 

Doors open at 19:15 and the event starts at 20:00. 

We look forward to seeing you there on the night!

Where to buy your tickets:

Tickets can be purchased at any of our shows prior to the event.

Venue Details:

Brooks Club, Infant Street, Accrington, BB5 1DZ

5th Points Show – Trophy Show – Sunday 15th September

Our show season continues this year on Sunday 15th September at our Show Ground in Great Harwood.

Judges: – Confirmed Monday 9th September

In Hand:Mr A French
Ridden:Ms C Presall
Working Hunter / Equitation:Ms R Edwards

We’ve got an action-packed day with over 50 classes taking place. You can find our schedule online now.

There will be trophies for the winner of every class along with rosettes for the 1st to 4th place in each class along with an additional rosette for the highest placed member.

A concours d’elegance class will take place at 12:30. This will be followed by the fancy dress competition.


Entry Fees:

Members:£5.00 per class
Non Members:£8.00 per class
Novelty Class:£2.50 (Members / Non Members)
Trial Jumping:£2.00 payable at the ringside

First Aid cover is £2.00 per number per event.

Entry is by Cash or Credit / Debit card on the day only.


Presentation tickets:

Tickets will be available this weekend from the secretaries tent, all tickets are priced £12 (Potato Pie or Vegetarian Supper).

Full details at http://www.accringtonridingclub.co.uk/presentation-evening/


Refreshments:

We’ve got a brand new, very experienced catering provider for our 2019 showing season. Please show your support to ensure that this service continues into the future.


Membership is available on the day from the secretaries tent.

Follow the day on Facebook

Important Competitor Update

Just a reminder to ALL competitors that all future shows will require passports to be shown when booking in. Passports should show up to date flu vaccinations (minimum of first 2 or annually within the last 12 months). Please allow extra time when booking in for your class on the day to allow for these checks to take place.

All members should now have received our latest newsletter with information on STARS. August is the last show for STARS qualification, points will be updated on the day. For those who have not received this newsletter, it can be viewed here.

See you at our next show on the 18th August. Our remaining shows then are 15th & 22nd September.

The Accrington & District Riding Club Committee

4th Points Show 2019 – Sunday 18th August

Our show season continues this year on Sunday 18th August at our Show Ground in Great Harwood.

Judges: – Confirmed Monday 12th August

In Hand:Ms J Hoyle
Ridden:Ms P Lindley
Working Hunter / Equitation:Ms L Gibbons

We’ve got an action-packed day with over 50 classes taking place. You can find our schedule online now.


Entry Fees:

Members:£5.00 per class
Non Members:£8.00 per class
Novelty Class:£2.50 (Members / Non Members)
Trial Jumping: £2.00 payable at the ringside

First Aid cover is £2.00 per number per event.

Entry is by Cash or Credit / Debit card on the day only.


Refreshments:

We’ve got a brand new, very experienced catering provider for our 2019 showing season. Please show your support to ensure that this service continues into the future.


Membership is available on the day from the secretaries tent.

VHS qualifier

Follow the day on Facebook

July 21st – Points Show – Postponed

Due to the confirmed cases of equine flu in the show ground area the committee have made the decision to postpone the 21st July show.

We hope everyone understands our decision but feel we need to try our best to stop the spread of the disease and we only have the animals welfare in mind.

Future shows will require all exhibitors have up to date vaccinations (minimum of 1st two).

The rescheduled date will be released next week when we have confirmation of field booking etc.

Again we apologise for the postponement.

Updated 11th July

Clear Round Hunter Trials

Thanks to everyone who attended our Hunter Trials event on Sunday 30th June, we hope everyone had a great time.

We’ll let everyone know when our next event in on this page.