WNRDC News and Updates

Thank you Competitors, Volunteers, Officials, Coaches, Family and Friends

Happy Monday to all, and we hope competitors are regaling friends and family with stories from their rides yesterday!  We are so grateful that the weather held for all of us yesterday and that we had so many wonderful helpers to clean up at the end of the day.  Will post the results by end of day today.  Kick on and have a great week!  Team Pipestave
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XC Course Maps – Posted

Good afternoon PHHT Competitors, The cross-country course is set for Sunday and is now open for walking at 3PM Saturday.  Please use the links below to access maps: XC Map: Beginner Novice XC Map: Advanced elementary XC Map: Elementary XC Map: Pre-elementary See you on course! Cheers from Team Pipestave
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PHHT – Ride Times Posted

Good morning PHHT Competitors, Parents, Coaches, and Volunteers! FINAL ride times are posted WNRDC 2021 July Horse Trials_Ride Times_FINAL.  If any questions, please send an email immediately to [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as we can (please be patient as we are all volunteers with day jobs, but we will be monitoring this email periodically throughout the day today!) Best regards, Team Pipestave
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PHHT update – Thursday 8 July

Good morning Pipestave Competitors and Volunteers, Ride times will be posted by end of day Friday.  SUNDAY weather looks good!  We will need help setting up on SATURDAY (which also looks good weather wise). If you can come help set up THIS Saturday July 10th for an hour or two or three the organizing team and the competitors would be most grateful!  We will need hands helping out with Stadium...
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Pipestave Hill Horse Trials entry list is posted

Good evening Competitors! Pipestave Hill Horse Trials entry list is posted here!  Our show secretary is confirming Coggins and will reach out directly to you if there is an issue. We also know this list has a couple of duplicates and rest assured you will only have (and pay for) one entry! Thank you for entering and keep checking back for further updates! Team Pipestave P.S. if any questions please...
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REMINDER: Pipestave Cleanup Morning – Saturday June 26th, 9am

Hello all! For those of you new to the Pipestave event, WNRDC holds an annual Cleanup Morning where the XC fences get weed whacked, brush trimmed, raked, checked for repairs to be made, etc. This is truly one of those times when many hands make light work. Come join us!  Saturday is going to be full of lovely work weather: 72 degrees at start, we’ll get what needs doing done,...
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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 weed, weed-whack, paint, rake, spread mulch, and even light carpentry.  If you have gloves, hat,...
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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 of this land, the WNRDC is contributing $250 toward its purchase. Individuals who wish to...
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Pipestave Hill Horse Trial – Entries are OPEN!

We are pleased to announce that entries are OPEN for the July 11 2021 Pipestave Hill Horse Trials and we’ve got some fantastic prizes lined up!  Please click here for the calendar info: Summer Pipestave Hill Horse Trials Please click here for the entry form: Pipestave Hill (PHHT) Horse Trials Entry Form  
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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 in Joe’s honor.  Donations will be used to build, upgrade and maintain our trails and...
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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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Guided Ride/Hike – Pipestave Hill, May 22nd @ 4PM

  Tour West Newbury trails on foot or on horseback on Saturday May 22, 2021, 4PM!   We’ll tour the beautiful trails departing from the Pipestave Hill Horse Trailer Parking area and plan to be out up to an hour.  If you are unable to join on horseback because you don’t have a horse, or because your horse is injured, or perhaps your horse is a wee bit fresh for...
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