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New to Show Jumping or a nervous Jumper? Our Winter Series Show Jumping Championships is for you!

Our long running Winter Series is back this Sunday 27th October for its 13th year, open to ALL AGES, and we have an improved Arena surface, particularly suitable for jumping. Benefit from an all-round professional Show Jumping experience, but in a relaxed, friendly, encouraging atmosphere with a Grand Finale in March 2020.

 

We are delighted to be back for a 13th year of our Winter Series Show Jumping Championships, and with a new improved Arena surface too!  Held at our Indoor Arena, West Fenton, the monthly events kick off this Sunday 27th October – click here view our October Schedule and Equine Flu ‘Pony Passport’ requirements– with the Final in March 2020. With a cozy Viewing Gallery and an all day cafe, your support crew can keep warm while you’re in action.  Spectators are welcome, free entry!

 

As Entry-On-The-Day only events, with affordable fees at just £6 per Class the events are accessible to all.  Plus, all proceeds go to support the work of registered charity Muirfield Riding Therapy, a member group of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA).

 

Our 6-event Show Jumping Championships is aimed at riders, horses and ponies of ALL AGES, from lead rein wobblies to adults, but especially less experienced.  Each event is included in the points system for the overall Winter Series and all points earned will count towards your final total.  You’re welcome to just drop in and join us for an event, no need to commit to all 6 in the Series.

o New to riding?
o Getting back into riding?
o Want to introduce your equine, or yourself, to Show jumping?
o Nervous rider, or equine?
o Looking to build up experience over the winter months?
o Don’t have full Showing rider kit to wear?

Benefit from;

o Experienced Judges
o Advice from our Judge and Team on the day
o A supportive approach to you and your equine’s performance
o 40 m x 20m Indoor Arena
o New improved Arena surface, particularly suitable for jumping
o 10 Classes to choose from: lead rein wobblies to adult-only
o Adult Rider-Only Class (21 years+) always included
o On-the-day entry
o Low cost entry fees £6 per Class, and £4 per Clear Round – buy one Clear Round get one free!
o Beautiful rosettes for all Classes
o Three Trophies Awarded at the Series Finale in March:
Wobblies Trophey
Presented to the rider/pony/horse combination which has accrued the most points from classes 1-5.
The Fiona Mossan Trophy
Presented to the rider/pony/horse combination which has accrued the most points from classes 4-9.
The Niven Family Trophy
Presented to the most improved rider of the Series.
o Cozy spectators’ Viewing Gallery
o Outdoor Arena/Clear Round practice
o Undercover Tie-ups for ponies while you wait for your Class
o All day cafe – bacon rolls, soup, our legendary home baking!
o FREE Parking on our concourse, no mud!

Any queries, please contact events@muirfieldridingtherapy.org.uk or call 01620 842502

    

 

 

World Class EDGA Scottish Open players show us how it’s done!

Our friends at Leuchie House invited us to join them as ten world class golfers with disability paid a visit to their respite centre yesterday for some fun golf games with guests.  The players, ranked in the top ten of the World Rankings for Golfers with Disability (WR4GD), are all teeing off this morning in the inaugural European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) Scottish Open.  Muirfield Riding Therapy were gifted a copy of the EDGA’s new book, Mulligan, signed by players.

 

Many of the players who visited Leuchie House are featured in the book, ‘Mulligan – tough love and second chances’ – put together by EDGA to showcase their Team.  It includes many powerful stories from the players, and Muirfield Riding Therapy has kindly been gifted a copy, signed by several players, with some messages of support for us –

 

Paul Ellison (Scotland) – ‘To Muirfield Riding Therapy. Best wishes, Paul Ellison’

 

Geoff Nicholas (Australia) – ‘To Muirfield Riding Therapy. Many Best Wishes, Geoff’

 

Reinard ‘Rhino’ Schuhknecht (S Africa) – ‘All the best. Keep up the good work. Smile, smile, smile, Reinhard’

 

Chris Biggins (USA) – ‘Keep it up! You all are incredible. Chris’

 

Pictured (below) with Muirfield Riding Therapy Chair Michelle and Fundraising Manager Deborah McLaughlin, and their copy of ‘Mulligan’, is Reinard ‘Rhino’ Schuhknecht, 4 x World Champion (One-Armed Championships).

 

At Muirfield Riding Therapy we help people fulfil their potential. MRT’s ethos is based on team work; by working together, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, education professionals and our specially trained Volunteers and Ponies we are able to offer Riders the best therapeutic benefit.

 

Our physiotherapists provide specialist child and adult services, and support the training of our Coaching Team.  Our Coaches are trained to think like therapists. We use riding as a therapeutic activity.  We work with our physiotherapists to provide tailored Therapy Plans for Riders using specific exercises to achieve individual goals.

 

 

 

 

Annual MRT Summer Fayre – 23 June 2018

Corn Exchange, Haddington, 09.30am – 2.30pm

Our Summer Fayre is back after a successful first event last year.  Lots of stalls and lots of bargains at our family-friendly event.

 

Bring your friends and family along and enjoy our tasty Cafe, legendary bacon rolls and home-baking, and enter our GIANT HAMPER raffle!

NEW! The Larder – local produce, homemade jams and chutneys – if you are a local producer, and willing to donate some of your produce to our Larder stall, please get in touch, thank you.

STALLS

Contributions to all our stalls below gratefully received: to donate items please either;
* PHONE 01620 842502
* EMAIL fundraising@muirfieldridingtherapy.org.uk
* DROP OFF donations at our Indoor Arena, West Fenton, North Berwick, EH39 5AL
* DELIVER to the Corn Exchange, 13 Court St, Haddington EH41 3DS on Fri 22 June, 9am – 5pm

 

> ACCESSORIES & CLOTHING (CHILD & ADULT)

> HORSE RIDING CLOTHING (CHILD & ADULT)

> BOOKS (CHILD & ADULT)

> TABLE TOP BRIC-A-BRAC

> PLANTS

> NEW! THE LARDER

> TOYS

> TOMBOLA & MRT MERCHANDISE

> HOMEBAKING & CAFÉ