Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter August 2017

Rather unbelievably we are galloping towards the Championships and the end of the summer season. Hopefully everyone has enjoyed their sport this season.


The area is hosting a BBQ on Monday 14th August during the showing camp at Stoneschester EC (DL15 0TZ). There will be a bouncy castle and games and all you adults have to provide is any alcoholic tipple you fancy!

In order to cater we do need to know numbers coming, so please rsvp to;

Joanne Pybus on Facebook or 07713878239

Louise Walby 07502418410

Please confirm by Saturday 12th August.


We are holding another social event for everyone at the Championships! This year we will be having a cocktail party at Claudia Coopers Camper Van on Thursday 24th August from 7pm.

Bring your own ingredients or ready mixed cocktails and a plate of sweet or savoury food to share.

Points Cards

Points cards are available to download off the website. Please remember that these are due in by early September.

End of Season Ball at Ramside Hall

We have our End of Season Ball on 28th October at Ramside Hall. This is a fantastic opportunity to dress up and get together for a fantastic social evening with no horses in sight!

We have a welcome drink, followed by a three course meal and dancing to a great live band. There is also our great auction and raffle.

Why not make a night of it and stay over? Ramside Hall are offering a discounted rate of £135 per double/twin standard room including breakfast. You also have use of the newly renovated spa facilities. Get booked up to avoid disappointment.

Pre-HOYS Novice Show

We are holding our only novice show before Christmas which also incorporates pre-HOYS classes at Alnwick Ford EC. Please support and have a look at this amazing centre. Schedule to follow early September.


Dates for the Diary  

14-16th August – Showing Camp at Stonechester

14th August – BBQ at Stonechester 7pm

17th August – Young judges training at Stanley Grange Stud

23rd– 26th August – Cocktail Party at Claudia Cooper’s camper van

16th September – Anthony Perkins Course

1st October – Winter novice & pre-HOYS show at Alnwick Ford

28th October – End of Season Ball at Ramside Hall

Don’t forget to keep looking at the website for schedules and updates. We hope to see you out and about at one of our many events soon.


Happy showing


Joanne and the Committee