Welcome to 2016, I hope you have all had a peaceful Christmas and are looking forward to a busy year. Will it ever stop raining? Even if it doesn’t, we have plenty of indoor events planned so get your diaries out and entries in!
Askham Bryan Arena TREC on 23 January is now full. If you want to go on the waiting list please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the classes you want to do, and Evie will contact you to arrange payment if space becomes available.
All judges who make a special journey to the venue in order to help will be given a cash payment towards their mileage. Unfortunately we cannot offer this to those who also ride, or come in the same vehicle as riders, but refreshments will be provided for everyone. To volunteer, please email email@example.com
Moorhouse EC Arena TREC 13 February schedule is now available, you can enter online here. We anticipate that entries will be full well in advance of the closing date so please enter early.
Markington Arena TREC 20 March – schedule will be out around 7 February, so make a note to check the website.
Subsidised training for WHTG members
We have unmounted and mounted sessions planned in February. Depending on El Nino, we will get mounted and unmounted POR training, and PTV/paces training dates booked in for March/April, as well as more subsidised jumping lessons around the area.
Sunday 7 February 2016 TREC GB Judge Training
FREE OF CHARGE TO WHTG MEMBERS & their family members who judge for the club.
Wakefield WF2 6AS More details & booking form
20 February 2016 Emergency First Aid Training for Judges and Riders FREE OF CHARGE TO ALL WHTG MEMBERS.
What would you do if your pairs partner fell off and was unconscious? Your friend chokes on their meal at the evening BBQ? Your relative gets kicked while tacking up your horse? Don’t panic, come and learn what to do next! One day course with an experienced Paramedic leading to a certificate valid for 3 years. Suitable as a refresher or a first course. 9am to 3pm. Clowne Community Centre, Clowne, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S43 4PL. Booking essential please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 07803 703395
Indoor XC training with Sue Hobson at Moorhouse EC, Nr Doncaster on 27 February, sessions from 1pm. WHTG members have priority entries until 15 January, then any remaining spaces will be open to Ackworth & District RC, who are kindly allowing us to use their indoor XC jumps. £5 per person subsidy for WHTG members; only £10 for an hour’s jumping tuition in groups of 3. Booking form – please book early!
Discussions are also being held with a trainer to run sessions at Allerthorpe in conjunction with Ebor Vale RC, and outdoor arena XC sessions with Tracey Dillon in Leicestershire will continue in the spring.