21 July 2021Fun XC Pickafence - Sunday 25th July


It's been decided to hold another Pick-a-Fence event this Sunday 25th July, with ALL proceeds going towards the costs of running the Riding the Marches (which will hopefully go ahead this year - to be confirmed).

Toots from Hilltoft Peedie Ponies has kindly offered to sponsor all the rosettes.

This will be a fun event and if there are any fences you don't like - just miss them out! There are classes from Poles up to 90cm so something for everyone - it will start with the 90cm Class..

A Schedule of the Classes and the Rules can be found on the link above. Entries by email/messenger to Christina Bichan and pay on the day (please have the correct money).

As well as needing enough competitiors to go ahead, HELPERS (Jump Judges etc) are also required, so anyone who's available on Sunday please let Chrissy know by email to: c_bichan@hotmail.com or by FB messenger.

Entries and Offers of Help should be sent in by Friday morning, then a decision will be made if it can go ahead, so please don't delay with your messaging.

14 July 2021Show Jumping Competition


We will be holding our Trophy Show Jumping Competition on Sunday 1st August in the DOUNBY Showpark.  A schedule/entry can be found on the link above and entries must be in by Wednesday 28th July.  We are NOT able to take entries on the day.  

A start time will be published after the closing date once we know how many entries we have, and we can give more details of how the event will run then too. 

There are still some trophies from 2019 to come back in - as follows:

Karen Johnston & Casino - ORC Tankard

Davina Johnston & Orla - Lady Cooper Cup

Sophia Smith-Saville & Dixie - RBS Cup

Chkoe Drever & Jake - Amanda Mowat Trophy + Clydesdale Bank cup

AlannahNorquay & Rosie - Ridgway Quiach + ORC Shield

Alana Sinclair & Bailey - Hourston's Challenge Cup

Kayleigh Scott & Lady - Albert Hotel Tray

Kelly Reid & Clover - Robertson's Equitation cup + Crantit Dairy cup



The next League is not likely to happen until September.  

The League is open to all riders, who will collect Points over the season for each Placing - with separate Points for Seniors and Juniors.

Anyone with a Registered Native Pony will also have their scores included for the Thorfinn of Tormore Memorial Trophy.

Details are on the attached schedule below - any questions message Helen.

The Dressage Tests and the Covid Declaration Form for the Helpers (currently one helper allowed per horse) can also be found on the links below. 


Walk & Trot Test:  


Prelim 2 Test:


Prelim 18 Test:


Novice 38 Test (long arena) 


Elementary 57  (long arena) 


Covid Contact Form:



01 May 20212021 Membership


The new Membership Year started on the 1st of January 2021, so can you please get your membership fee sent in asap. Although the affiliation fees we pay to BRC and Area 22 have gone up, our membership fee is the same as previous years, and we think really good value! (If we say so ourselves!)

The preferred way to pay is via BACS to: 83-24-07 / 00242281 / Orkney Riding Club.

Please make sure you put MEMBERSHIP as the reference so we can match your payment to your form - and email your details to helenfoulis@btinternet.com 


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