WNRDC News and Updates

August 9 jumper show cancelled due to heat

Due to another forecast of afternoon temperatures into the 90s we are cancelling the August 9th jumper show. Pre-entries will be automatically refunded less the non-refundable fee. Stay cool out there everyone, and we hope to see you at our last show of the season on August 23!
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ADVENTURE TRAIL, Sunday, Sept. 11

ADVENTURE TRAIL Pipestave Hill Equestrian Area, West Newbury, MA Sunday, September 11, 2022 8:30 AM – 12 PM Start Time The goal of Adventure Trail is for all kinds of riders to ride out and have FUN on a non-competitive team trail ride. We try to design it for all ages, disciplines and riding levels. Ages on our ride have ranged from 7 to 80. It is a great event...
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PHHT Results Posted!

Please forgive us for being a bit late to post these this week and use it to your advantage to recount your stories from PHHT one more time! Huge congratulations to all division winners and a tremendous thanks to all who contributed to make it a great day! Click here for full results: PHHT Results Modified Novice 3 Phase: Laura Pitassi and Jagermeister Beginner Novice 3 Phase: Lindsay Rescott and Rosie (Meant...
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Greetings PHHT Competitors – XC courses are posted at coursewalk

Hello competitors, Pipestave Hill is ready and we are eager for your arrival tomorrow!  XC courses are open for walking and there are online maps (see links below.)  Also, by 3PM you can find a paper map at the board/kiosk (please take a photo and leave the paper behind for the next person!) Modified Novice/Beginner Novice: https://en.mycoursewalk.com/coursewalks/30049 Advanced Elementary: https://en.mycoursewalk.com/coursewalks/30087 Elementary: https://en.mycoursewalk.com/coursewalks/30086 Pre-Elementary: https://en.mycoursewalk.com/coursewalks/26621 IMPORTANT: We still have two competitors who need to...
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Greetings PHHT Competitors – Ride Times are Posted

Hello all new and returning Pipestave Hill Horse Trials Competitors, We are going to have the most beautiful weather on Sunday!  Our volunteers are hard at work putting finishing touches on all the plans.  Setup day is Saturday starting at 9AM, if any can come for 2-3 hours to help, it would lighten the load for the small team who organizes this event!  Please contact [email protected] if you can help...
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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 for reservation form. If you’d like to join WNRDC, click here: www.wnrdc.com/membership
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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 to stop and stand equine, can come dressed in Stars and Stripes or wear just...
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WNRDC Jumper Series – ENTRIES ARE OPEN!

                                                  Entries are open for the WNRDC Schooling Jumper Series! Classes from ground poles through 3’3″ 3PM Start Time Dates: June 28, 2022, July 12, 2022, July 26, 2022, August 2022, August 2022 More Information Entry form
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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 long then exercise caution.  We’ve started mowing and are in need of additional volunteers to...
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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 maintains trails in West Newbury along with upkeep of the equestrian area at Pipestave Hill...
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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 top western dressage riders currently competing both regionally and nationally. Refreshments and door prizes! Admission...
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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 season to protect footing and horses.  Please use consideration when hacking; if you are leaving...
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