Archive for December, 2017

Christmas Cracker Show – 17.12.17

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Snow, frost & ice had thankfully melted away in time for the Christmas Cracker Show, to allow lots of competitors both big and small to come along to compete at Laurel View. The atmosphere was merry and the courses, horses, competitors and helpers all looking very festive. Thank you one and all for your support and […]

Show Jumping League (12 of 12) – 20.12.17

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Christmas is coming very fast, but so is the final of the Laurel View Pounds for Points Show Jumping competition scheduled for Wednesday 20th December. Things will hopefully get underway with the 45cm class at 6pm. It will be closely followed by the 55cm. Then the spreads are introduced at 60cm and from there we […]

Show Jumping League (11 of 12) – 13.12.17

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The Laurel View team were amazed that anyone made it to the competition on Wednesday evening as the wintry weather was doing it’s best to stop the show jumping. But a valiant crowd of determined competitors made it to the show and this is how the results ended up. Well done everyone and your support […]

Flat Work Lessons

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Looking for a great Christmas Gift idea for a horse loving friend or family member. Then why not book them in for the Flat Work Clinic starting on 10th January.  Good flat work is the basis for all equestrian disciplines.  These horse riding Flat Work Lessons are on Wednesday evenings; 10th, 17th, 31st January & 7th February. […]

January Jump Start incorporating Dengie Show Jumping Preliminary rounds

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

A simple and straightforward show jumping competition to get things jumping at Laurel View on Sunday 21st January. This competition is incorporating Dengie Preliminary rounds.A nice leisurely start with 45cm at 12.30pm, then we will have classes for 50cm, 60cm, 70cm, 80cm and 90cm. Only £9 per entry, cashback for clear, winner goes free! Terms […]

Show Jumping League (11 of 12) – 13.12.17

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Wednesday 13th December is the penultimate competition in the Winter Pounds for Points Show Jumping League. By now, I’m sure you know the routine as well as me 🙂 6pm start with 45cm, then next up is the 55cm. Spreads come into the equation at 6ocm, before working our way up through 70cm, 80cm, 90cm […]

Show Jumping League (10 of 12) – 6.12.17

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Numbers were reduced by weather, sickness and other commitments on 6th December at the 10th competition in the Winter Pounds for Points Show Jumping League. But although numbers were low, spirits were high and the folk below really earned their rosettes. Show Jumping League (10 of 12)   6.12.17   45cm –1st Sparky, Erin McCrea; […]

Snow stops play! Lessons cancelled.

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Please note that all lessons today (Friday 8th December) and tomorrow (Saturday 9th December) are cancelled due to the snow and the ongoing forecast. Many have already contacted us and we are trying to contact all riders. But if you see this message, please send us a quick email to or Facebook message to […]

Dengie Dressage Qualifiers – 14.1.18

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Alongside our Winter Dressage League in January and February we are holding Dengie Dressage Qualifiers for Pony Club members. The following are the class details:-   Class 7: The Pony Club Novice Dressage Test 2009 Class 8: The Pony Club Intermediate Dressage Test 2013 Class 9: The Pony Club Open Dressage Test 2015 Entries by noon on Thursday […]