WNRDC Blog

10
Jun

Guided Moonlit Trail Ride This Sunday

Join us for a guided “almost” full moon trail ride at Pipestave Hill Equestrian Area, West Newbury, this coming Sunday, June 12th at 6:30PM in the upper parking lot and enjoy a leisurely ride through the woods and fields returning to the parking lot just before sunset. WNRDC members are FREE, Non-members $10. CLICK HERE...
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23
May

Ride/Walk – West Newbury Memorial Day Parade – May 30th

On Monday, May 30th, please join WNRDC in riding/walking in the West Newbury Memorial Day Parade.  Whether mounted or unmounted – we need you!  We would love to have a couple banner bearers and a wheelbarrow pusher. Unmounted ponies, minis, donkeys, etc. are welcome to join us as well. You and your clean, quiet, willing...
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18
May

Rings/trails

Greetings local equestrians! Rings and trails are usable from a footing perspective.  The XC course traditionally remains closed until after the official cleanup day in June so please avoid XC schooling as jump ground lines are not yet weed-whacked and mowing isn’t fully completed.  Please use judgement riding in the rings; if the grass is...
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24
Apr

Exciting 2022 Season Planned!

Greetings Equestrians, We’ve got an amazing 2022 season planned!  The club has added new activities for equestrians who love to get out with their equine partner and for those who enjoy watching horses and riders as well. All of our events and activities are fundraisers for the club which is a local non-profit. WNRDC’s fundraising...
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14
Apr

Western Dressage Demonstration May 1st

WESTERN DRESSAGE DEMONSTRATION MAY 1, 2022 at 11:00AM Riverrun Farm, 540 Main St., West Newbury, MA Are you interested in learning more about Western Dressage? Please join us for a Demonstration in this fast growing discipline where you can learn first hand about western dressage and get answers to your questions from some of the...
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17
Mar

Spring 2022 update and reminders

Happy Spring to all!  WNRDC has an exciting season of activities coming up, so please check out the WNRDC calendar for save the dates; we will post additional information as we near entry opening dates for shows, rides, clinics, activities, etc.  Please note that the cross-country course is closed during the lovely New England mud...
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09
Mar

SPRING EQUINE SHOT CLINIC – Sign up by 3/21/22

Hello! It’s time again for the Spring Equine Shot Clinic organized by the WNRDC and provided by SRH Veterinary Services. SIGN UP DEADLINE: Monday, March 21th. Please understand that this clinic is for our W. Newbury and immediate-surrounds WNRDC members and is intended for backyard barns. All owners of horses participating in the clinic must be...
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10
Feb

WNRDC 2022 Events Calendar – Submission deadline 2/15/22

Dear Event Managers and Organizers, Looking forward to 2022! It is that time of year again… time to get dates and information together for inclusion in the 2022 Local Equine Activities Calendar.  Our format remains the same as previous years and the calendar is only available online (no printed version)  If you are unsure of the format,...
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06
Jan

Page School/Pipestave Hill Safety Audit

The Town of West Newbury is working with TEC, a transportation planning and engineering firm, to identify opportunities to improve pedestrian, bicycle, and equestrian safety along Main Street (Route 113) near the Page School and the Pipestave Hill Recreation Area. Improvements to promote non-vehicular travel along Main Street (Route 113) and to create safe, visible crossings between facilities are under...
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31
Dec

Annual Award Winners!

Congratulations to our 2021 Volunteer of the Year and to our Lifetime Achievement Award winners!  These two individuals have contributed energy, enthusiasm and persistence to the club’s operation and events. Congratulations Ralph Williams, Volunteer of the Year!  Your calm energy is most noticed out on the cross country course during Pipestave Hill Horse Trials. Lifetime...
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