Old Berkeley Hunt Riding Club

Established 1948

Diary Dates for Events and Competitions

Open Summer Dressage Series - 5th July - **CANCELLED**

Horse Knowledge Club - Conformation Talk and demonstration - 11th July 
To book a place contact Veronica@optionsearch.co.uk Details HERE

New dates for dressage training with Gail Allum HERE

Open Combined Training Competition - Sunday 26th August

Upcoming Competitions, Events & News

OBHRC Open Combined Training, Dressage and Show Jumping

Sunday 26 August 2018
at OBHRC Club field, Hog Lane, Ashley Green, Chesham HP5 3PY

(5 minutes from Berkhamsted/Chesham A41 exit; field gate just past Tunfield Nursery)
For Schedule click HERE
For fillable Entry form click HERE

June 2018 Event Planner

Click Here for June - July Event Planner

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Results - Evening Dressage 3rd May and Open jumping and Showing Show

See Events Page


Open Summer Dressage Series

For Schedule Click Here

For Entry Form Click Here

For May 3rd Times Click Here

Horse Knowledge Club Dressage

How to ride a Dressage Test.

Wednesday  evening 25th April

Wednesday evening 30th May

to view details Click Here

Horse Knowledge Club - Talks & Practicals/Demo

Wednesday 23rd May - Saddle Fitting

Wednesday 20th June - Conformation

To view details & more dates Click Here

NEW: Members Show Jumping and Training Points League Championship
Points can be awarded at Open and Members Show Jumping Competitions and for attending pole exercises, grids and jumping training. Classes: Genuine Novice, Novice, Intermediate and Open.   Click HERE for more information. 
Open and Members’ Competition date Calendar 2018
To view Click HERE 
NEW - Members Dressage & Training Points League Championship

Points can be awarded at Open and Members Dressage Competitions and for attending flatwork instructions. Classes: Intro, Prelim and Novice. Click HERE for more Information.

OBHRC Conditions of Entry

For Conditions of Entry to all OBHRC shows, events and training click HERE

OBHRC and Team Events Calendars

Many dates for events in 2018, both club and BRC, are yet to be finalised. Watch this space and the calendars for details.


Recent News

Area 6 Winter Intermediate Dressage Qualifier, Cherwell Competition Centre, Oxford OX3 0QFArea 6 Winter Intermediate Dressage Qualifier, Cherwell Competition Centre, Oxford OX3 0QF - (Published 27 February 2018)

Well done Jenny Brown of Wellington RC and others for re-arranging the Area 6 Winter Intermediate Dressage Qualifier which was postponed in December due to snow. The replacement venue was excellent and the qualifier was extremely well run. It was cold, bright and dry and OBHRC had a good turn out however it was not one of our finest efforts. Neither the team of Whitney Russell, Sally Mawer (photo), Antonia Thoday and Tamsin Morris were placed and nor were the individuals – Antonia, Tamsin, Louise Hunt and Jillie Luff. Despite that hopefully all enjoyed themselves.

Thank you to Team Manager, Nicky Waters, for all her work organising and to Sylvia Chalkley for being the essential team helper.

Club trip to the Imaging Unit at RVC, Monday 22 JanuaryClub trip to the Imaging Unit at RVC, Monday 22 January - (Published 17 January 2018)
It was great evening! Fun but also hugely informative thanks to Renata, RVC's imaging specialist vet. Interestingly most of us had been there before with horses that had been referred. Its an amazing place. Big thank you to Lynne Priest for organising it. 
Area 6 Winter Intermediate Dressage Qualifier, Wellington EC, Sunday 10 December 2017 - (Published 14 December 2017)

Heavy snow was falling when team members and individuals got up well before dawn. We withdrew our team by 6.10am as most of us were snowed in. By 8.10am, 20 minutes before first riders were due, the competition was cancelled (possibly to be re-scheduled). Thank you to Team Manager, Nicky Waters, for all her effort and communications and to Liz O'Donnell who volunteered to be our team helper.

OBHRC has a new Chair - (Published 14 December 2017)

At the first committee meeting of the new season Diane Hunt became OBHRC's Chair. Welcome. 

Important BRC rules for 2018 – hats and body protectors - (Published 14 December 2017)

For BRC 2018 Riding hat guidelines click HERE
For BRC 2018 information about hat tagging qualifying competitions click HERE
For BRC 2018 Body protectors guidelines click HERE.

The standards accepted in 2018 will apply when training and competing with OBHRC.

Our AGM, 15 November 2017 - (Published 14 December 2017)

A relaxed, friendly evening with delicious supper, reports given, accounts inspected and trophies awarded.
Your 2018 committee, with their roles and responsibilities to be agreed at the first meeting, is: Diane Hunt (new), Veronica Mash (new), Louise Atkins, Ricky Dutton, Peter Marshall, Karen Mentiply, Lynne Priest, Tillie Stokes, Antonia Thoday and Nicky Waters. Give them your support.
Standing down were Katie Naylor, Christine Cheadle and Jillian Luff, all of whom are happy to continue helping the club.
Trophy winners, click HERE

BRC Area 6 Novice Winter Dressage, 29 October 2017 - (Published 31 October 2017)

This was an early 2018 qualifier held at Wellington EC. Our team came third out of 23 teams. Quite an amazing achievement considering all the setbacks the team had! Three lame horses, two borrowed horses (both only ridden twice previously), one borrowed horse box and one horse box breakdown!

Thank you Team Manager Nicky for sticking with it and to Sacha Hughes, a non-member, who was roped (apparently willingly!) in as the team helper. Well done to Antonia Thoday with Danesbrook Jubilee Flyby (2nd), Anna Smallwood with Indie (5th), Tamsin Morris with Dassett Legal Edge and Amy Kearney with Rose of the Knight.

L&SE DTM Championships, Sunday 8 October, Sands Farm, Warnham - (Published 09 October 2017)

After a long journey, another good day for OBHRC at this very well attended Championship which saw lots of high quality tests. Tamsin Morris riding Cullawn My Way to Queen tracks came third and Antonia Thoday riding Danesbrook Jubilee Flyby came a close fourth. Both were competing in the Novice with points class. Well done to you both.

Equine Rescue Services Special Offer - (Published 01 August 2017)

Equine Rescue Services are offering Riding Club members a 15% discount.
For more information go to http://www.equinerescue.co.uk/

L&SE Horse Trials Championships, Heath Farm, Munstead, Sunday 23 September 2017 - (Published 24 September 2017)

A sunny September day at a great venue with a very good result. Our team came a very close third. All four riders rode double clears, and three finished on their dressage scores! Can't ask much more than that. The happy foursome were Hannah Priest on Lynne's Fanta Buddy (second), Sally Symington on West Star (fifth), Liz Rollinson on Dassett Legal Edge (sixth) and Caroline Craddock (ninth).


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