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Evening Show Jumping 6.07.12

| July 6th, 2012 | Comments Off on Evening Show Jumping 6.07.12

For all you hardy show jumpers not worried about wet conditions we are still running the unaffiliated show jumping competition this evening.  We hope the first class will commence by 6.30 pm and ask that riders arrive early so the classes can run as quickly as possible, to minimise competitors waiting around. Fingers crossed that the rain may ease during the competition period!!

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Fancy Dress can be worn at our Christmas show jumping competition to be held on Sunday 2nd December

| June 28th, 2012 | Comments Off on Fancy Dress can be worn at our Christmas show jumping competition to be held on Sunday 2nd December

Just a note to advise competitors intending on competing at our Christmas show jumping competition this Sunday that they can wear fancy dress or have some festive colour on their horses or ponies as long as it is secure and safe. We cannot offer any prizes for the best dressed but it will add to the fun at the event. We will provide sweats in addition to a rosette for the winner in each class / section.

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Cancellation of Unaffiliated Show Jumping Competition on Sunday 18th November 2012

| June 15th, 2012 | Comments Off on Cancellation of Unaffiliated Show Jumping Competition on Sunday 18th November 2012

We apologise for any inconvenience but due to family health issues, we have had to cancel our show jumping competition to be held on the 18th November. We notified our clients last weekend on our Facebook page of this cancellation and due to technical problems with our web site, we have only just now been able to provide this notice. Please note however, that we are leaving out for hire on this Sunday a course of jumps which can be booked and hired at £20 / hr for two riders. Please add a further £5 / additional rider / hr. Our next show jumping event will be our Christmas show jumping event for children from 9.30 am and then adults from approximately 1.30 pm.  We provide a copy of our schedule for these events and hope to see you at this event. Children’s show Jumping Schedule & point System for

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Arena available for hire with a course of 8 jumps laid out at new rate on 6.06.12

| June 5th, 2012 | Comments Off on Arena available for hire with a course of 8 jumps laid out at new rate on 6.06.12

We have left our weekend show jumping course out for a further day to allow hire on Wednesday 6th June at our new rate of £20 / hour for two riders.  A further £5 is charged for each additional horse. Don’t worry about last minute booking on Wednesday, we will try and fit you in!

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New Indoor Arena Hire Rates

| June 5th, 2012 | Comments Off on New Indoor Arena Hire Rates

Following the success of our reduced rate trial period in May, we have decided to continue the reduced rates from  1st June 2012.  We hope this will encourage riders to use our arena more regularly for their personal training. Our new rates are summarised as follows and we provide a new price list for download / printing: Flatwork : £15 per hour (up to 2 riders) and add £5.00 per every additional horse Pole work / Showjumps (up to 6 jumps): £20 per hour (up to 2 riders) and add £5.00 per every additional horse. 01.06.2012 Rev D New Price List 01.06.2012 HFEC Terms & Conditions doc

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Entries still available for our Unaffiliated Dressage Competition (Hartpury College Qualifier) to be held 24th November. Please click here for details

| May 15th, 2012 | Comments Off on Entries still available for our Unaffiliated Dressage Competition (Hartpury College Qualifier) to be held 24th November. Please click here for details

Please note that we are still running our popular unaffiliated dressage competition for both children and adults on Saturday 24th November, though we are experiencing problems with our web site. We provide an entry form and schedule for assistance below, so please either post your entry to us or alternatively call us to pay over the phone.  Hopefully you will be able to enter on-line or alternatively just scan in the entry form and email it to Jill at Jilly_m_rickards@hotmail.co.uk We apologies for any inconvenience caused by our web site problems but we have been assured that the technical faults we are currently experiencing are being sorted and the web site should be fully operational shortly. DAYTIME Dressage Entry Form Hartbury Qualifier Dressage Shows – Sept to Dec 2012 Please be aware that as from 7.30pm on Saturday 17th November you can now enter on line by clicking on the

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LINC 3 Counties Cycle Ride 2012

| May 14th, 2012 | Comments Off on LINC 3 Counties Cycle Ride 2012

Most people have heard of or experienced first hand the trauma of a family member having Cancer and as this has now directly affected our immediate family, Gary has taken on the LINC 3 Counties Cycle Ride on Sunday 10th June 2012, to raise some money for the LINC office at the Haematology Department at Cheltenham General Hospital.  The ride will start from Tewkesbury Rugby Club over an approximate distance of 32Km, and he will make his way through Bushley, Bushley Green, Upton on Severn and surrounding Cotswold town’s back to Tewkesbury. If anyone would like to make a donation then please complete the attached sponsorship form and return it to us at Home Farm with a cheque made payable to LINC.  Following receipt we will add your details to our master sponsorship form and then will submit the form and all donations to Cheltenham General Hospital once the cycle ride has been completed. Any sponsorship money received would be greatly

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Exclusive Hire Rates to be extended from Tuesday 8th May to Sunday 13th May inclusive

| May 6th, 2012 | Comments Off on Exclusive Hire Rates to be extended from Tuesday 8th May to Sunday 13th May inclusive

Due to unfortuanate circumstances here we are now having to cancel our holiday booked this coming week.  As the arena was planned to be closed from the 4th May until the 15th May, we are offering out the hire of the indoor arena at the below specially discounted rates for these dates only: FLATWORK – £15 / hour up to 2 riders (excludes lights at standard rate). Additional £2.50 / rider / hr SHOW JUMPING – £20 / hour up to 2 riders (excludes lights at standard rate). Additional £2.50 / rider / hr Please contact Jill on 07771 346512 or Gary on 07887 400239 to arrange bookings. We have so far received good feedback from riders wishing to book the arena under this offer, and if this support continues we may consider  reviewing our future hire rates for individuals.

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Places still available for BHS Stages 1, 2 and 3 Horse Knowledge & Care Short Term Training Courses

| May 6th, 2012 | Comments Off on Places still available for BHS Stages 1, 2 and 3 Horse Knowledge & Care Short Term Training Courses

We still have some places remaining on our BHS Stage 1, 2 and 3 training programmes now being offered in 4 week blocks commencing from Thursday 17th May 2012 for Stage 1.  These courses are intended to be progressive through to Stage 3 between the hours of 9.30 am to 2.30pm, for one day a week (Thursday). Please click on the link below to enable you to obtain further details of the course syllabus with T&C and print off as necessary. We are offering the use of our facilities to Becci Trower BHS1 (regd) UKCC 3 (generic) who will be the course instructor and will be providing all necessary course content, handouts and instruction. It is intended that the theory side of the syllabus will be carried out in our viewing gallery at our indoor arena, with stable management and other practical training being carried out at our stable yard

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Exclusive Hire Rates for 4th, 5th and 6th May ONLY

| May 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off on Exclusive Hire Rates for 4th, 5th and 6th May ONLY

Due to unfortuanate circumstances here we are likely to have to cancel our holiday booked for next week.  As the arena was planned to be closed from the 4th May until the 15th May, we are offering out the hire of the indoor arena at the below specially discounted rates currently for the 4th, 5th and 6th May only: FLATWORK – £15 / hour up to 2 riders (excludes lights at standard rate). Additional £2.50 / rider / hr SHOW JUMPING – £20 / hour up to 2 riders (excludes lights at standard rate). Additional £2.50 / rider / hr Depending on our circumstances by the 6th May, we may be able to extend this promotion rate for W/C 8th May 2012 Please contact Jill on 07771 346512 or Gary on 07887 400239

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