WNRDC News and Updates

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Good news everyone, we are ready to go!  Get those entries in! Pipestave Hill (PHHT) Horse Trials Entry Form
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Pipestave Hill Horse Trials Update

Greetings fellow equestrians, WNRDC is super excited to share some joy and we’re in progress of organizing a two-phase event either in clinic or competition form on the 12th of July. We have a preliminary green light from the town and are working through final plans. Please note we have made COVID-19 related safety changes aligned with USEF/USEA recommendations.  Changes include: online entries only, bridle numbers and no pinnies, entrants...
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TRIFECTA Trail Challenge June 12th – August 10th

Essex County Trail Association (ECTA) maps have gone digital! High quality town wide trail maps available free through AvenzaMaps.com for navigational use on mobile devices. To celebrate this, ECTA is offering a TrifECTA Trail Challenge! CLICK HERE for more details.
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APPLY FOR A $500 VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP TODAY!

West Newbury Riding and Driving Club Volunteer Service ScholarshipGraduating high school seniors and those currently in a program of further education, who have volunteered for activities that benefit equine activities in West Newbury, are invited to apply for a $500 scholarship to be used toward any type of education. You do not have to be a member of the WNRDC to apply for the scholarship. CLICK HERE for more information.
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Update on our Summer Pipestave Hill Horse Trials

We know you are eager for news of what is happening with our Summer Pipestave Hill Horse Trials.  The Club is looking at options for events, clinics and show opportunities scaled and scoped to be in line with social distancing guidelines which protect our volunteers and participants.  We’ve reviewed the USEF guidelines and are monitoring current MA State and Town of West Newbury requirements.  Currently, Town guidelines will determine whether...
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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 further notice that Mill Pond/Pipestave Hill parking lots will open for West Newbury residents ONLY...
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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 no trail maintenance is done until late spring.
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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 area has been exceptionally wet all winter and to date so the rest period may...
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WNRDC Spring Equine Shot Clinic for backyard barns

It’s time again for the Spring Equine Shot Clinic organized by the WNRDC and provided by SRH Veterinary Services. Please sign up by Monday, March 9th Find out Shot Clinic dates and services
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100th Year Anniversary WNRDC Celebration April 18, 2020

Please join us in celebrating our 100th year anniversary! Instead of our usual Potluck, we’ve decided to have an extra special celebratory event. So, put on your stylish attire and country bling and join us for a night of exceptional food, drink and square dancing with Dan Sorano. Haverhill Country Club 58 Brickett Ln, Haverhill, MA 01830 April 18, 2020 6:00-10:00PM Learn more information and purchase tickets 
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WNRDC March News Flash

Spring is about 4 weeks away! As we enter our 100th year as a club, we’re working hard to make this an extra special year. There’s a lot happening right now. Check out our upcoming events and clinics — hope to see you there! Don’t miss a club email. Add [email protected] and [email protected] to your email contacts or address book to make sure you don’t miss club news. Save the...
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West Newbury Trails Presentation on February 12

Wednesday February 12, 2020 at the GAR Memorial Library from 6:30-7:45 pm Trails are an integral component of the open space and natural beauty that West Newbury residents and visitors can enjoy year-round. Whether dog walking at Mill Pond, bird watching along the Merrimack, riding through Riverbend Conservation Area or exploring around the Artichoke Reservoir or Brake Hill, there are miles of interconnected pathways that make West Newbury an Essex...
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