Thursday, 05 August 2021

The art of horseback archery

The art of horseback archery

HORSEBACK archery is now being taught at the highest international standard in Checkendon. The village’s equestrian centre, which has ...

 

Equestrian centre hit by crimes

Equestrian centre hit by crimes

A HANDCRAFTED oak sign was stolen from Checkendon Equestrian Centre. Jennifer Greenbury, who owns the complex in Lovegrove’s Lane with ...

 

Horse rider who almost died in accident joins police patrol

Horse rider who almost died in accident joins police patrol

POLICE have carried out mounted patrols in woodland near Goring Heath where a woman was seriously injured in a riding accident. They ...

 

Injured rider to come out of coma

Injured rider to come out of coma

A WOMAN who was seriously hurt in a riding accident was due to be revived from an induced coma today (Friday). Anna Tomson was crushed ...

 

Dag and Read pick up silverware

Dag and Read pick up silverware

HARPSDEN based Woodland Hunt Pony Club was again in the ribbons at area dressage qualifiers held at Berkshire College of Agriculture ...

 

McConkey call up

McConkey call up

A SHIPLAKE College student has been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Championships in Italy later this month. ...

 

Woodland Hunt Pony Club

Woodland Hunt Pony Club

THE club achieved huge success when it sent five teams, comprising 15 members, to compete at the Pony Club teams showjumping ...

 

Young riders compete at pony club event

Young riders compete at pony club event

SEVENTY-FIVE young riders took part in a mini one-day event in Harpsden organised by the Woodland Hunt Pony Club. The children, aged ...

 

Gillotts pupil picks up second place finish

Gillotts pupil picks up second place finish

A TEENAGER from Sonning Common picked up a runners-up prize at the junior winter championship finals held at the David Broome Event ...

 

Familiar runner

KEEN horse-racing followers in Wargrave may have a new name to back in this year’s Derby as a horse named after the village is set to ...

 

Pupils qualify

A TEAM from the Piggott School in Wargrave are to compete at the Royal Windsor Horse Show after winning a qualifying event. The team, ...

 

Jockey finishes fourth

Jockey finishes fourth

A HORSE rider from Stoke Row who took part in her first race at the age of 54 finished in fourth place. Alison Lees competed at the ...

 

Polo festival returns

Polo festival returns

A POLO festival was held in Binfield Heath. Dozens of people attended the event at the village polo club in Gravel Road where the ...

 

National championship honours for Barnett

National championship honours for Barnett

A TEENAGER from Lower Assendon won national junior schools show jumping title at the two-day National Schools and Pony Club Jumping ...

 

Pony Club event raises £3,500 for charity

Pony Club event raises £3,500 for charity

THE Woodland Hunt Pony Club raised £3,562 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust with a junior horse show, gymkhana and fun dog show on June 16....

 

Kirby sets sights on Olympic place

Kirby sets sights on Olympic place

A TEENAGE dressage rider from Nettlebed had a podium finish at an international horse show in Cheshire last week. Fifteen-year-old ...

 

Symons helps team win gold at European Championships

Symons helps team win gold at European Championships

JOSIE SYMONS helped British Showjumping’s Team NAF Children win gold at the FEI European Jumping Championship in Slovakia. Having ...

 

Watlington teenager crowned European eventing champion

Watlington teenager crowned European eventing champion

THERE was success last weekend for a Watlington teenager and a Hambleden rider at the European Championships and the national horse ...

 

Monaco win 'a dream come true' for showjumper Smee

Monaco win 'a dream come true' for showjumper Smee

HENLEY showjumper Leonora Smee took the honours at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Monaco on Sunday where she won the 2* Grand ...

 

Stud sold

A STUD farm near Wargrave which produced champion racehorses including Frankel and Dancing Brave has been sold. Juddmonte Farms, which ...

 

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