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Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 26 November 2020 at 7 pm.

Annual General Meeting of Stranraer & District Riding Club.

Members and friends are cordially invited to attend our first ever virtual AGM.

Please send an e-mail to:  castlefields@btinternet.com
by Tuesday 24th November to be sent the link for AGM.

Thank you.

Show Jumping at Terally on 1st November 2020

Classes from Lead Rein (x poles) to 1.10 m.

Link to online entries:  https://www.clubentries.com/stranraerrc/

Entries close at noon on Friday 30th October 2020.

Only one helper per horse/pony.   No spectators allowed.

Coronavirus Guidelines to issue to competitors – Terally events

Show Jumping at Terally on 10th October 2020

SHOWJUMPING RESULTS

  • Let Loose sponsored by Elaine Ramsay Rosettes
  • 1st Emma Drummond and Mischief
  • 2nd Nina Christie and Scooby Doo
  • 3rd Sally Drummond and Gizmo.
  • 40 cm Ponies sponsored by Whiteleys Livery
  • 1st Maria Christie and Teddie.
  • Starter Stakes Ponies sponsored by Tarff Valley
  • 1st Cara Jamieson and Paris
  • 2nd Emma Drummond and Skye
  • 3rd Maria Christie and Teddie
  • 4th Indie McKeand and Dixie Doodles
  • Starter Stakes Horses sponsored by Papa Rab’s Restaurant
  • 1st Sharmon Irons and Jessabelle
  • Pre Beginner Pony sponsored by Torbet Plant Hire
  • 1st Cara Jamieson and Paris
  • 2nd Indie McKeand and Dixie Doodles
  • Pre Beginner Horse sponsored by NFU Mutual
  • 1st Julie Pedley and Eden Ace
  • 2nd Sharmon irons and Jessabelle
  • Beginner Pony sponsored by Montpelier Professional
  • 1st Holli Flynn and Iced Moon
  • Beginner Horse sponsored by WBS Signs
  • 1st Corrie McLean and Rocco
  • 2nd Anne Jolly and Lets Rock
  • 3rd Erin Thompson and Damien
  • 4th Kierrah Whittle and Spot of Class
  • 5th Hannah Torbet and Henry
  • 6th Liz Foulds and Joey
  • Novice Pony sponsored by Academy Vet Centre
  • 1st Laura Donnan and Sonic
  • Novice Horse sponsored by Digital 26
  • 1st Corrie McLean and Rocco
  • 2nd Anne Jolly and Lets Rock
  • 3rd Hannah Torbet and Henry
  • 4th Eloise Moulton and Monty
  • 5th Shirley Panter and Jackson
  • 6th Erin Thompson and Damien
  • Small Intermediate Pony sponsored by The Hansen Company
  • 1st Laura Donnan and Sonic
  • 2nd Emma Donnan and Blue
  • Small Intermediate Horse sponsored by Daniel Makinson Photography
  • 1st Rhona Baillie and Firefly
  • 2nd Eloise Moulton and Monty
  • 3rd Shirley Panter and Jackson
  • Intermediate Pony
  • 1st Emma Donnan and Blue
  • Intermediate Horse sponsored by Jet Set Saddlery
  • 1st Rachael Baillie and Miami George
  • 2nd Andrew Drummond and Quin
  • Open Horse sponsored by Terally Equestrian Centre
  • 1st Andrew Drummond and Quin
  • 2nd Rachael Baillie and Miami George

Castlefields

Sunday 5th July – 12 noon – 6 pm

Thursday 9th July – 12 noon – 6 pm

Dates may have to be altered if weather and ground conditions are not suitable or if there are any changes notified by the Scottish Government.

Please read all the information below – it should answer the majority of any questions.

  • A full show jumping course (designed by Joss) and dressage arena will be available for use at Castlefields.  Cost is £7.50 per member per half hour (or £15 per member per hour).  Maximum of three people (from number of households as specified by Scottish Government on that date) per session.  Members may book a registered coach for their session.  All bookings must be made online, in advance, via Club Entries to allow for contactless payment.
  • There will be a 15 minute space between each session to ensure members can be socially distant and adjust course to suit.  Members and helpers should bring their own gloves and take home for disposal.
  • Please ensure you arrive with plenty of time to make a prompt start in the arena.  Do not run over your time slot. 
  • The large field beside club site will be available for use (excluding the two XC jumps) before or after your booked session.
  • All gates will be open, apart from the single gate closest to entrance – you should use hand sanitiser / gloves as appropriate to open and close this gate.
  • Please bring your own assistant – there will not be anyone available to assist with jumps.
  • No seating, toilet or rubbish disposal facilities will be available.  Social distancing must be observed at all times.  Children and dogs must be under close adult supervision at all times. 
  • There is plenty of space at Castlefields to ensure that there is no need for parking close together.  Ensure any droppings are picked up and removed from parking area.
  • Stranraer & District Riding Club committee members are following the guidance issued by British Riding Clubs and have completed a lengthy risk assessment to ensure we are able to offer these sessions for members.  Please abide by the instructions and observe current Scottish Government guidelines to ensure the wellbeing, health and safety of all.
  • If you or anyone in your household has symptoms of Covid-19:  dry cough,  high temperature or loss of taste or smell – please do not attend.  If anyone in your household is self-isolating, please do not attend.

Click here for link to Club Entries.

Update

Hi

Just a little message to all our Members.

I hope that you are all well and managing during this difficult time. I apologise for the slight lack of communication over the last few months. British Riding Clubs stopped all activities in March & it is only now that we are edging closer to being able to make a restart of some sort.

Rest assured that we are monitoring the situation and as soon as we are allowed we will do our best to provide some ridden activities within the guidelines for our members.

Meanwhile, in hopeful anticipation the grass at Castlefields will be cut and baled in the next week or so. I will then work out a rota to get the jumps out of their prolonged winter hibernation.

Some good news that happened during lockdown was that Iona Kirkpatrick managed to secure a grant payment from Kilgallioch Community Benefit Company. This allows our Riding Club to purchase a replacement storage container. Once restrictions allow we will aim to empty the very leaky container and replace it with a newer watertight one.
Huge thanks to Iona for all her work securing this grant.

Hope to see you all in the not too distant future.

Best Wishes

Joss Drummond

Show Jumping at Terally – 23rd February 2020

Let Loose sponsored by Elaine Ramsay Rosettes

1st Sally Drummond and Gizmo

 

40 cm Ponies sponsored by Whiteleys Livery

1st Breagh Kirkpatrick and Henry

 

Starter Stakes Ponies sponsored by Tarff Valley

1st Breagh Kirkpatrick and Henry

2nd Cara Jamieson and Paris

3rd Amy Vance and Chelsea

 

Starter Stakes Horses sponsored by Papa Rab’s Restaurant

1st Julie Pedley and Ace

 

Pre Beginner Pony sponsored by Torbet Plant Hire

1st Lindsay Cannon and Turbo

2nd Breagh Kirkpatrick and Henry

3rd Auryn Kirkpatrick and Joxer

4th Cara Jamieson and Paris

 

Pre Beginner Horse sponsored by NFU Mutual

1st Julie Pedley and Ace

 

Beginner Pony sponsored by Montpelier Professional

1st Lindsay Cannon and Turbo

2nd Auryn Kirkpatrick and Joxer

3rd Holli Flynn and Ice

 

Beginner Horse sponsored by WBS Signs

1st Carolyn Fisher and Robin

 

Novice Pony sponsored by Academy Vet Centre

1st Zoe McConnell and Joxer

2nd Laura Donnan and Sonic

3rd Holli Flynn and Ice

4th Lindsay Cannon and Turbo

 

Novice Horse sponsored by Digital 26

1st Shirley Panter and Jackson

2nd Carolyn Fisher and Robin

3rd Emily Galloway and Kali

 

Small Intermediate Pony sponsored by The Hansen Company

1st Erin Jamieson and Lady

2nd Emma Donnan and Blue

 

Small Intermediate Horse sponsored by Daniel Makinson Photography

1st Emily Galloway and Kali

2nd Shirley Panter and Jackson

3rd Jennifer-Anne McWilliam and Sequence

 

Intermediate Pony

1st Emma Donnan and Blue

2nd Erin Jamieson and Lady

 

Intermediate Horse sponsored by Jet Set Saddlery

1st Jennifer-Anne McWilliam and Sequence

SJ Training with Aileen Craig at Terally – 21st February 2020

Click here for link to book online.

Groups will be jumping at a similar height.  Please specify who you wish to share lesson with if you have a preference.

Times will be between 12 noon – 7.30 pm (approximately).  Please advise if there is a particular time you wish and we will try to accommodate.

                                                         S&DRC Member               Non Member

1 hour – group (3 riders)                           £17                                 £26

45 minutes – 2 riders                                £20                                 £29

30 minutes – individual                             £26                                 £39

 

Training for S&DRC members is being subsidised by the Club.

Non-members of S&DRC are welcome to attend but must be members of an affiliated Riding Club, or the Pony Club or a BHS Gold member.  Please bring proof of insurance.  Thank you.

Book online at:      www.clubentries.com/stranraerrc

Bookings must be made no later than Monday 17th February.

Please note that if you cancel a booking after 17th February and it is not possible to fill the space the fee will still be payable.  Cancellations where space is filled will incur a small fee to cover PayPal charge (£3.00).

2020 Event Dates

Events up until 30th June 2020 have been cancelled.

Show Jumping at Terally – Sunday 23rd February 2020

Classes from Lead Rein to 1.10 m.

10.30 am – 11 am – Clear Rounds over cross poles.

11 am – classes commence.

Lead rein, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 1 m and 1.05/1.10 m.

All horses and ponies must have up to date equine ‘flu vaccination records.  Passport will be checked at time of entry.

Run under British Riding Club Rules.

2019 Points League

SHOWJUMPING 

Lead Rein – 1st – Isla Kirkpatrick – Chloe, 2nd= – Isla Kirkpatrick – Henry, 2nd= – Sally Drummond – Pepe

Let Loose – Juniors – 1st – Breagh Kirkpatrick – Henry, 2nd – Cara Jamieson – Paris

Let Loose – Seniors – 1st – Arlene McKie – Ernie, 2nd – Marie Horsell – Aztec

40 cm Pony – 1st – Breagh Kirkpatrick – Henry, 2nd – Cara Jamieson – Paris

40 cm Horse – 1st – Arlene McKie – Ernie, 2nd – Marie Horsell – Aztec

Starter Stakes Pony – 1st – Auryn Kirkpatrick – Charlie, 2nd – Breagh Kirkpatrick – Henry

Starter Stakes Horse – 1st – Arlene McKie – Ernie

Pre Beginner Pony – 1st – Auryn Kirkpatrick – Charlie, 2nd= – Erin Jamieson – Lady, 2nd= – Sara McConnell – Lucky

Pre Beginner Horse – 1st – Laura Smithers – Sheree, 2nd= – Sara Davies – Splash, 2nd= – Sara Davies – Cloudy

Beginner Pony – 1st – Erin Jamieson – Lady, 2nd= – Lucy Robinson – Diesel, 2nd= – Sara McConnell – Lucky

Beginner Horse – 1st – Laura Smithers – Sheree, 2nd – Sheila McConnell – Anna,

Novice Pony – 1st – Erin Jamieson – Lady, 2nd – Sara McConnell – Lucky

Novice Horse – 1st – Ellis Ramsay – Queenie, 2nd – Zoe Ramsay – Tommy

Small Intermediate Pony – 1st – Rhona Baillie – Connie, 2nd – Erin Jamieson – Lady

Small Intermediate Horse – 1st – Zoe Ramsay – Tommy, 2nd= – Heather Scott – Oliver, 2nd= – Ellis Ramsay – Queenie

Intermediate Pony – 1st – Rhona Baillie – Connie

Intermediate Horse – 1st – Rachael Baillie – Miami George, 2nd – Liz Jones – Alfie

Open – 1st – Rachael Baillie – Miami George, 2nd – Amy Hall – Miami Pandemonium

 

DRESSAGE

Junior Intro – 1st= – Cara Jamieson – Cusop Paris and Zoe McConnell – Freya

Senior Intro – 1st= – Marie Horsell – Cosmic Aztec and Sheila McConnell – Diamond Annaghdown

Juniors Prelim A – 1st – Lucy Robinson – Kippers Diesel

Seniors Prelim A – 1st – Ali Yellowlees – Vladimir D

Prelim B – 1st – Kate Griffiths – Black Trench Lady

Novice  – 1st= – Lucy Robinson – Kippers Diesel and Ali Yellowlees – Vladimir D

 

Junior Games – 1st – Sara McConnell, 2nd = – Sally Drummond and Cara Jamieson

 

Senior Games – 1st – Erin Jamieson, 2nd= – Zoe McConnell and Emma Drummond

 

 

The Eric McColm Memorial Salver was presented to Sheila McConnell and the McConnell Family as the people who had helped the most at the Club during 2019.