There is a training opportunity for FODDTG members to have a lesson with Rowena Moyse at Cricklands on Tuesday 29th September, and on the last Tuesday of the months following, through to March. The training is in the new arena and is a 45 minute lesson for £50 - £30 for the lesson and £20 arena hire.
There are two slots left for the 29th, at 3 pm and 4 pm
Please contact Jane Hendy for more information - ring her on 07834 819491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org ... See MoreSee Less
PLEASE NOTE : POSTPONED OWING TO WATER LOGGED GROUND !
I’m delighted to say that we are running a fun day on Saturday August 29th at Putloe Court, Morton Valence Glos GL2 7ND, by kind permission of Jane Gillman and family. This is not a competition, simply a chance to get your ponies out, have a change of scene and have some fun. There will be a cones course set out, and two fixed obstacles to drive round, but there will be no stewards, judges or timekeepers. The day will run from 9.30 to 4.30, and you can drive the course as many times as you wish, depending on numbers. You MUST let us know if you are coming, by emailing email@example.com by Wednesday August 26th. This day is FREE for FODDTG members, but others are welcome at a charge of £10, payable by bank transfer. When you email I will send bank details. We hope to have a socially distanced picnic around 12.30 /1 pm, so please bring your own food if you would like to do this. Please take every care to avoid spread of the virus by :
NOT attending if you feel unwell and have a high temperature and/or new continuous cough Parking 5 metre apart Keeping your distance from others when walking the cones and obstacles Bringing hand sanitiser and using this before and after touching anything apart from your own kit / turnout etc. Respecting others and maintaining social distancing Remove all litter, wipes etc
We are so lucky to have this opportunity, so please act responsibly and respect the land owners and their property. Any queries, please comment here or e mail. We look forward to seeing you. ... See MoreSee Less
Dear All - just hoping you are all safe and well and coping in these difficult times. It’s very strange having no activities to take part in and no immediate plans for competitions or camp, but I’m sure we will get to the end of this and be able to look forward to happier times - we just have to be patient and follow sensible advice to minimise the spread of the virus.
I have received this communication from the editor of Carriage Driving magazine which is great news for those who do not already subscribe
“ This Easter weekend, we’d like to spread a little joy by offering your club members free digital access to the latest issue of Carriage Driving. To access, they will need to complete a short form and we will email them the digital issue. Please share this link around your club and friends: bit.ly/cdr-easter “
Sadly, we have taken the decision to postpone our Annual Supper due to take place on Friday 20th March, due to the escalation of the corona virus outbreak. We feel this is in everyone’s best interests and will help to safeguard our members and friends as much as we can. Hopefully we can rearrange at a later date, but for now stay safe and see you when this crisis is over ! ... See MoreSee Less
Our Annual Supper this year is on Friday March 20th at 7pm in the Gallery at Cricklands. This will be a lovely way to finish the Indoor season, with plenty of good food, light hearted entertainment, great company and a few presentations.This takes the form of an American Supper so we need to know who is coming and whether you are bringing a sweet or savoury dish. A raffle prize would also be very welcome. We are really hoping all members will come along, and friends and family are most welcome. Please let our secretary Jenny know what you are bringing and how many of you are coming - firstname.lastname@example.org
It promises to be a great night so don’t miss it - and you don’t have to bring along the ponies ! ... See MoreSee Less
Another great day of competition for our last indoor event of the season at Cricklands - after a very windy and damp start, the sun shone and conditions were much calmer as the day progressed. A few competitors were unable to make it due to the weather, but those that came had fun ! Fortunately all our judges and stewards made it and our thanks as always go to them. Here are the results ... See MoreSee Less