WNRDC News and Updates

Adventure Trail Ride Times Posted

WNRDC ADVENTURE TRAIL September 13, 2020 9:00am – NOON Pipestave Hill Equestrian Area 695 Main Street, West Newbury, MA Are you ready to hit the trail? Use this link to access a PDF of the route map and corresponding written directions. Bring this information with you on Sunday, either digitally on your phone or print it out and bring hard copy for yourself. Check with your teammates and insure that all have reviewed...
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“Bee” aware

Warning: the Coop (circled in the photo) has a nest of hornets in it. The jump has been flagged off and we are spraying, however the nest is hard to reach and may take a few rounds before the issue is resolved.  If walking in the area or jumping, please take caution and avoid this jump.
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PHHT – Entries are Open!

  Happy Labor Day to all, we hope you are enjoying time with horses during this stretch of wonderful weather. The entry form for October PHHT is open and ready to go.  Please enter ASAP and please please please don’t wait until the last minute. Early entries really help out the team of wonderful volunteers who organize this event.  Judges and officials and safety staff are hired, and volunteers are...
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October Pipestave Hill Horse Trials is ready to go!

Greetings all, Team Pipestave is happy to announce that planning for our October 11th Schooling Horse Trials is underway.  We will offer 3-phase BN, Advanced Elementary, and Elementary divisions; 2-Phase Beginner Novice, Advanced Elementary, Elementary and Pre-elementary divisions; along with Dressage Only divisions. Entries will open in the next few days so stay tuned.  Please review WNRDC’s COVID-19 Safety Protocols and we will post here as soon as the entry...
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Adventure Trail – September 13th – Submit your online entry NOW!

We have only 5 rider slots open for our annual Adventure Trail Ride. Always great fun – enter online now! Click here for more details!
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LET’S CELEBRATE!

Even though we are unable to gather due to COVID-19, WNRDC has come up with a great idea to commemorate WNRDC’s 100th year anniversary as well as celebrate our club and the wonderful diversity of our membership.  We’re asking that you send a .jpg of you and your beloved pet to [email protected]  Our goal is to put together a wonderful video showcasing all of our members along with their horse,...
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Looking towards 2021…

As with so much this year, we are sincerely sorry that we were not able to publish our local Equine Event Calendar for 2020. This calendar lists local equine events through a link on our website. However, due to concerns and restrictions placed on equine events by the novel coronavirus, it did not make sense to publish one this year as our timeframe to create it coincided with the onset...
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UPDATE ON PARKING AT PIPESTAVE HILL

In addition to West Newbury residents with a parking permit, the parking area at the top of Pipestave is now open to trailers of WNRDC members who are not West Newbury residents. Please put a sign on your dashboard indicating you are a WNRDC Member. Also, if you a non-resident who is helping the club with maintenance of the XC course or trails, please put a sign indicating this on...
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Trailer on in!

The parking area at the top of Pipestave Hill is now open to trailers of WNRDC  Members.  If you are a current member or join online, you are welcome to ride.  The link to the membership form is here: Join WNRDC.  Please put a sign on your dashboard indicating this.  Remember to use COVID protocols, socially distance, and park distant as well.  Come enjoy the rings, trails, and XC area...
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APPLY FOR A $500 VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP TODAY! DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 28th.

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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Unfortunately

Dear Competitors, Thank you for entering our summer 2020 PHHT 2 Phase and Dressage Only competition. However, due to a low number of entries, we have to cancel the event on this Sunday, July 12th.  We realize that in these uncertain times that it has been difficult and appreciate both the hope of returning to more normal activities and support for WNRDC that your entry represented. We hope activities continue...
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Don’t let our cash prizes go to waste – we need more entries to run THIS SUNDAY July 12th

Good evening from Team Pipestave, We need you for THIS Sunday July 12th!   We need you to enter the PHHT 2-Phase!   We need you to get your friends to enter the PHHT 2-Phase or a couple of dressage only tests.  Economics dictate that we have to have a minimum number of entries to run and we’re not quite there.  We’ve extended entries for one more day.  Please share, invite your...
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