North East Fife Riding
February 2006 Issue 17
18 March Open Spring Show Jumping
to be held at Balcormo, 10am
SUNDAY MORNING INSTRUCTION
60cm, 70cm, 80cm, 90cm, 1m and 1m10cm.
Sunday AM instruction as follows:
Feb 11 (Sat because of SAIS comp on the Sun) Lisa
Feb 18 (Sat because of BSPS comp on the Sun) Kay Entries £5 members, £6 non-members. If you get
Lisa your newsletter on line schedule will be attached –
Mar 5 Kay otherwise SAE to Caroline Peter, Broomfield,
Mar 12 Kay Cairnsmill, St Andrews KY16 8NN.
Mar 19 X Country Lisa (Braeside of Lindores)
Mar 26 X Country Lisa (Braeside of Lindores) As ever helpers are needed – if you are not
Apr 2 X Country Lisa (Montrave) competing please let Grizelda know if you can
help on day.
From 6pm on Wednesdays
Apr 5 Laura
Apr 12 Lisa
Apr 19 Laura th
Lisa 15 April Open Dressage Competition
to be held at Balcormo
To book instruction please call Marla on 01334 473857 or Prelim 7 and 18, Novice 24 and 36, Elementary 41
Entries £5 members, £7 non-members. Dressage
Details for instruction and instructors in 2006 Syllabus tests are available from Linda Hunter, Dunroaming
which will be sent out next month Cottage, New Gilston, Leven KY8 5TE - 50p each and
SAE. Entry forms for competition - SAE to Caroline
Peter, Broomfield, Cairnsmill, St Andrews KY16 8NN
THURSDAY EVENINGS EXTRA INSTRUCTION
Instruction Fife Hunt welcomes all NEFRC members to their meets
which take place twice a week Wed and Sat, at 11am:
Extra Show Jumping instruction at Balcormo with
Sandra Low-Mitchell is to continue from 12 January and th
Wed 15 Feb Kinneston, Leslie
alternate Thursdays thereafter: th
Sat 18 Feb Balhousie, PC & Children’s Day, park at
The cost is £10.00 per session. To book your place call Balcormo
Heather McLaren on 01334 850273. Wed 22 Feb
Sat 25 Feb Brighouse, Balmullo
Wed 1 Mar Pittillock Farm, Glenrothes
Sat 4 Mar Stenton Farm
Wed 8 Mar Cambo House, Kingsbarns
Sat 11 Mar Wellfield, Strathmiglo
Dressage Wed 15 Mar West Gilston Mains
Sat 18 Mar Cunnochie Mill
Training For directions and more details call Secretary, Liz Bell on
01333 340323. In case of bad weather please phone the
hunting hotline, 01333 340433.
Extra Dressage Training takes place on alternate
To sign up please call Susie on 01333 350757. SHOW JUMPING
For both Thursday evening instructions the same rules as HELD AT DABBS
Sundays concerning cancellation and ‘no shows’ apply. ON SUNDAY 29th
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
NEFRC members came out in force for the FHPC team Their daughter, Emily Hannah was born on 5 January
jumping at the end of January. NEFRC put forward one weighing in at 8lb13 - 8lb of which was hair, she has a
novice team, three intermediate teams and two open mop of dark hair!
teams, and fun I believe was had by all! Thanks to Marla,
Phil and Nikki for their chef d'equipe skills on the day.
The novice team of Emma Davidson, Susie Miller, Lesley
Howat and Leona Stewart got us started. All novice horses FIFE FOXHOUNDS HUNTER TRIALS
went very well with four clear rounds in the first round, but MONTRAVE, LEVEN –
a couple of poles down in their second round. SATURDAY 1st April 2006
The intermediate team of Linda Hunter, Gail Bonthrone, Junior and adult classes from 2’6” - 3’6”. Schedule and
Caroline Peddie and Joanna Peddie clinched first place Entry Form attached with Newsletter on line or SAE to:
and a trophy, with a fantastic display of nail-biting jump-off Mrs E. Bell, Balniel, Colinsburgh, Leven, Fife, KY9 1HP.
turns by Samson and Austin. We also had two other teams CLOSING DATE - Monday 27th March 2006
of three in the intermediate class, all of whom did well, so
thanks to Stewart Adamson, Karen Harley, Kate Grellier,
Jennifer MacGregor, Mandy Law and Libby Thorman for
their efforts and for representing NEFRC. Scone X Country Training May 2nd 2006
Finally at a very late hour, when the horses were expecting A fantastic opportunity to have training around one of the
to be tucked up in their stables, the riders of the open premier Scottish eventing x country course.
teams dragged them out of their trailers and rode to victory!
Morag Watson, Henrietta Forrest, Claire Peddie & Claire Training will be available all day from be accredited
Dewar secured third place and hot on their heels in fifth trainers, Mary McFarlane and Frances Hay-Smith or you
place came Lisa Hood, Emma Defew, Mandy Peden and could bring your own instructor for a private session.
The courses range from Intro (90cm) to Intermediate
So all in all a successful day. For those of you wishing you (1.15cm).
had entered or who would be interested in representing the
club at other events, then please keep your eyes open to The cost is £35 for a session of 60-90mins.
emails and newsletter stories detailing future events.
Emma Defew and Amy Palmer are responsible for Anyone interested should contact Sarah Oakden on:
organising the NEFRC teams, so drop them a line and note 07789 438839 or 01337 840068 or email
your interest now! For Sale
6'6'' Weatherbeta Taka Contour heavyweight high neck,
has been used this winter but is just too small for my horse,
VCG just a little bit muddy. £70
Tel Moira 01333 730702 or 07713629695
James and Sarah Oakden
North East Fife Riding Club Committee 2005/6
Hon President John Gilmour
Chair Grizelda Cowan 01333 330295
Vice Chair Emma Defew 01333 310685
Secretary Linda Hunter 01334 840475
Treasurer Linda Roberts 01333 360622
Caroline Peter 01334 473278
Mandy Peden 01334 840877
Susie Millar 01333 350757
Marla Senior 01334 473857
Lesley Rennie 01333 730213
Heather McLaren 01334 850273
Amy Palmer 01334 840507
Bobbie Coleman 01334 828393