The teams for the area 18 qualifier on 26 May at The Three Counties showground have been confirmed as follows:
PANTHERS; Jeanette Stayt, Noel Ennett, Jenny Clarke, Claire Jones
TIGERS ; Becky Willets, Hannah Gwilliam, Kayleigh Jones, Sarah Dixon-Smith
PUMAS; Sarah Lawrence, Arlene Mansell, Helen Springett, Janette Stayt
LYNX; Amanda Rawson, Nadine Exner, Sian Evans, Hannah Dovey
SWIFTS Jane Austin,Ellie Tuck,Joy Pither,Jeanette Stayt
Individual style jumping ; Jeanette Stayt
Good luck to all of you who are competing. Supporters will be most appreciated throughout the day, so come along!
Area 18 ODE schedule added for Sapey 7 July – please contact Jules if you’re interested in competing in a team at this event
More details can be found on the schedules page
New competition details added
Evening showjumping event being organised by CDRC. See the Schedules page for more details
The BE season has not got off to a great start, with many events being cancelled due to the wet ground and EHV. The BRC area horse trials takes place this year on 7th July at Sapey. Please get in contact with Jules if you would like to be considered for a team.Looking forward to hear from you and your training and competition successes. Options this year are:
- Senior BRC80
- Senior BRC90 (Novice)
- Senior BRC100 (Intermediate)
- Senior BRC100+ (Open)
Jules (Horse Trials team manager) 2013 Appendix 13 Horse Trials tests - you will be riding tests marked ‘Q’ (for qualifier)
The schedule page has been updated to include the BDRC Hunter Trial on 14th April. Please contact Arlene if you are interested in being in a Mercian team at this event, she will need your entries by 3rd April at the latest.
Arlene will be unable to attend this even due to other commitments therefore will need someone to collate the results. Please let Arlene know if you will be happy to do this.
Mercian upcoming events
Hunter Trial 14th April. Please see our ‘schedules’ page for further details of classes
Showing 27th May – link to schedule here: http://www.mhrc.co.uk/downloads/Mercian_Showing_Schedule.pdf
Please contact Arlene if you are interested in participating at either of these events. A volunteer is needed to take details of scores etc at the Hunter Trial as she is unable to attend this event.
AGM Award WINNERS
Dressage rider of the year – Jules Webb
Showjumper of the year – Jane Austin
Horse Trials of the year- Ellie Tuck
Horse of the Year – Polly Schreider’s ‘Sky Girl’
Best Newcomer of the year – Helen Springett
Mercian rider of the year – Donna Partlett
Most Improved rider of the year – Noel Ennett and ‘Howard’
Making a Difference/ Helper of the year – Nigel Stonely
Chairman’s Choice – Arlene Mansell
Bursary winner and runners up for 2013
Winner – Stacey Partlett and ‘Arthur’
Runners up- Steph Devich & Hannah Gwilliam
Fancy riding at an international competition?
The Generali World Club Tournament is a friendly international competition for
every riding school all over the world. This famous meeting takes place every summer during the Generali Open of France at the Parc Equestre Federal in Lamotte Beuvron , France.
British Riding Clubs have been given the opportunity to compete at this team event. If you would like to take part, please contact Jules in the first instance either by direct email (see your committee contacts email) or by clicking ‘contact us’ on this webpage. All costs will need to be covered by yourselves, and riders must be regularly competing (and can provide details of results) at this level.
Full details: World Club Tournament – France 2013
Did you know we do CDRC Training Vouchers? They are valued at £20 each and if you buy 5 for £100 we will give you a 6th free! If you want more details please email us and we will sort them out for you. They make a great gift idea and can be bought individually as well if £100 is too much all at once. So why not buy some now ready for the year ahead. (Each voucher is valid for 1 year after purchase)