Updates

10
Jun

Pipestave Hill Clean up Day – June 26th

Pipestave Hill Clean up day 9:00am – 1:30pm WE NEED YOU as we work to prepare the Pipestave XC course to open for the season.  It is easy to enjoy the great outdoors along with the satisfaction of seeing a beautifully groomed course as a result of your help.   We need people who can...
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09
Jun

WNRDC to Help Support Protected Land

At this year’s Annual Town Meeting, West Newbury voters chose to invest $175,000 from CPA funds to purchase a conservation restriction on over 50 acres of land on Coffin Street.  Protection of this land will provide wildlife habitat and include passive recreation walking and riding trails.  To assist Essex County Greenbelt in concluding the protection...
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26
May

Moonlit Solstice Ride, June 24th, 7:30pm

Ride under a full moon on Thursday, June 24th @ 7:30 pm to celebrate the start of summer and honor the memory of WNRDC supporter and ECTA Director, Joe Sandulli.  We will meet atop Pipestave Hill, West Newbury at Ring 1.  In lieu of an entry fee, we ask that you consider making a donation...
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12
May

WNRDC Local Event Calendar

The WNRDC Local Event Calendar is now posted on our website.  The calendar is researched and created by WNRDC volunteers to provide a centralized place for many of the equestrian events, recognized and unrecognized, taking place in our area.  CLICK HERE to view the calendar.
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09
Mar

SIGN UP FOR THE SPRING EQUINE SHOT CLINIC

It’s time again for the Spring Equine Shot Clinic organized by the WNRDC and provided by SRH Veterinary Services. 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 current WNRDC members. If you are...
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07
Feb

SUBMISSIONS BEING ACCEPTED – LOCAL EVENT CALENDAR

We are in the process of compiling the Local Event Calendar.  If you’d like to submit your organization’s event(s) to our calendar, CLICK HERE for the online form.  The deadline for submitting entries is MARCH 4TH 2021. CLICK HERE to see what areas the WNRDC calendar will cover. There are two ways to submit your...
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13
May

Mill Pond/Pipestave Hill parking open for West Newbury residents ONLY

Mill Pond/Pipestave Hill parking will open for West Newbury residents ONLY (with permit) on Saturday, May 23rd and until further notice… Dear WNRDC members, For those who would trailer in for trail access, parking is currently closed at Pipestave and Mill Pond. The Town of West Newbury has just announced on May 23rd and until...
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10
May

XC Course CLOSED UNTIL JUNE 28TH, 2020

Be kind. Be Smart. Don’t endanger your horse or yourself the ground is too wet or frozen and sometimes both. Hazards can be hidden by snowfall. Any damage done does not repair itself. Maintenance for the area is by volunteers only. Knowledgeable and experienced riders are welcome to use trails at their own risk but...
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01
May

COVID-19 Update on Pipestave

The Pipestave and Mill Pond Parking lots remain closed to all traffic.  The areas themselves do remain open but there is no trailering in.  Being a shared area with bikers, trail walkers dog walkers and others the local health board will proceed with caution on opening the area parking lots.  On a positive note the...
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01
Jan

XC Course CLOSED UNTIL JUNE 28TH, 2020

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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