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Hoofprint, December 2016

Welcome to the latest Severn Vale Riding Club newsletter. In this issue: 
  • Changes to rally booking and payments
  • Winter rally programme
  • Team Training
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Everyone!

Thanks to those who have already re-joined Severn Vale. The 2016/17 promises to be a fun-filled one. 

We are hoping this year will be an exciting one with something for everyone!

Don't forget, as a member you must complete at least four hours volunteer hours for the club over the membership year! You can do this at rallies and shows.  Contact Katherine Hills to arrange rallies that need helpers.
Changes to rally bookings and payments

So we have kick started our rally bookings online via Equo. Register FREE at to enter rallies quickly and securely. Once registered, you can book rallies from our Equo booking page >>

You can continue to pay for rallies by Paypal, but you must follow the usual booking process and wait until your space is confirmed before you make payment. 

If you have any concerns, or are unable to use the system for any reason, please contact us
Winter rallies

Rallies for December, January and February. All rallies can can be booked using our new rally-booking system Equo.  See a list of all rallies with online booking >>

Not using Equo?
You can continue to pay by Paypal, but you must wait until your space is confirmed before you make payment. To do this:
  • Email, or text 07743358710, to request a space
  • Once confirmed, you have 48 hours to pay for your rally using the relevant Paypal link below.
  • Please tell us if you are paying using an account in someone else's name, so we can match payments. 
If you can't pay by Equo or Paypal, email to arrange alternative payment. 

Don't forget, you must re-join the club before you can take part in any rallies. Please clear up after yourself and your horse and make sure you park respectfully. 
Dressage Championships and Members Dressage Show

The dressage show turned out to be a fantastic success, we are currently totting up the total raised for Sally-Anne Haigh, as soon as this is in, we will let you know!
Dressage Teams and Training

The date for the intermediate area dressage has been confirmed as the 19th February.  This will be held at Leyland Court with classes from Prelim to Elementary and individual Medium.  If you are interested in joining the dressage team please contact Alexandra Richards or Vikki Swindell for more information.

There will be team training with Carolyn Taylor to be held at Northwood Farm, Swan Land, Winterbourne, Bristol, BS36 1RW.  Please book this via Equo Events.
Camp, 9-12 June, Pontispool

Camp is now open to those who want to book the Longbarn. Space is limited to 12 people and is first come, first come basis. Bookable by payment in full £170. Please send cheques to Northwood Farm, Swan Land, Winterbourne, Bristol, BS36 1RW. Payable to Severn Vale Riding Club. More camp details to follow in the next issue. 
Build your confidence short course

We had some excellent feedback from the participants of the Debbie Hill demo.  There will be three unmounted evening sessions, followed by a mounted session in a competition environment at Burrows Court. The sessions will cost £70 for all four, or £22 each. They will start in February and open to all. Please contact Katherine Hills to register your interest. 
Centaur Biomechanics session - 17 Jan

We have a limited number of spaces for 45 minute rider analysis sessions at Kite's Nest Farm (TBC). The session will evaluate your position and provide you with feedback from outlining key areas to work on. Each session is £65. Please contact Carolyn to book, 07771902716. 
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