Results & Reports


 Here you will find all the results of our Events, Competitions and Area Qualifiers.


One Day Event 2024

Thank you to everyone who made Holsworthy and District Riding Club One Day Event a fantastic day on Sunday.
Thank you to all the volunteers who worked hard all day.
Thank you to Southcott Xc, Winkleigh and the Bland family for an amazing course and setting.
Thank you to the sponsors Penbode Equine Vets and Northcombe Equestrian for the prizes!
Thank you to all the dressage judges, writers, SJ judges and course builder, stewards, xc jump judges, commentator, starters, scorers, food providers.... so many to mention... and not forgetting the competitors and horses!! Thank you all! - Gemma Stokes.
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The main lady in charge - Gemma Stokes presenting prizes.                      


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 Tea time for the dressage stewards, our fabulous cross country start team and the final fence on the cross country.   


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Trophy Winners - AGM February 2024

The Piper Trophy  - for the junior with the best performance in the junior teams - Esme Wilton

HDRC Trophies - Most improved rider & most improved horse - Debbie Penwill & Essie Barkers "Gino"

Frank Cheshire Trophy - Highest placed member in the BE100 class at the annual ODE - Marie Webber & "Mr Buzz"

John Gilbert Cup - Highest placed member in the BE90 class at the annual ODE - Grace Barker & "Saddleshack Sabi"

Hatherleigh Market Cup -Highest placed member in the BE80 open section B class at the annual ODE - Megan Seedhouse & "So Sally"

Yarty Memorial Trophy -Highest placed member in the BE80 Restricted class at the annual ODE - Neve Webber & "Florrie"

The Ricky Cup - Member nearest the optimum time in the 90 or 100 class - Grace Barker & "Saddleshack Sabi"

The Gift Memorial Trophy - Highest placed member in the BE80 open section A class at the annual ODE - Natasha Aldridge & "Wanda"

Frank Duke Memorial Trophy - Combination with the most points in dressage competitions (Quest) - Penny Gingell & "Skylie Minogue"

The Spud for Short Memorial Cup - The best senior team horse - "Skye" Gingell, "Uma" Shadrick & "Monty" Stevens

Venture Shield - for riders 35 and under - Megan Seedhouse 

Window Brokers Shield - for riders 36 – 50 - Essie Barker 

Galloping Greys Shield - for riders over 50 - Penny Gingell 




We started the year with the Combined Training qualifier, where Imogen, Daisy, Grace and Anna made up a junior team, winning and qualifying for championships. Imogen, Daisy and Grace all won their classes, and Anna was 6th in hers. Seniors were all individuals, Abby was 2nd in her class.

Next up was the senior Show Jumping at Duchy. We entered 3 teams, the 70cm team (Abby, Charlotte and Sarah) were 2nd, Charlotte taking an individual win. The 80cm team (Abby, Debbie, Deb and Harriet) were 6th. Finally, the 90cm team (Megan, Harriet, Beth and Emily) came 3rd, with Megan winning individually and Emily 6th. The 100cm class saw 2 individuals compete, Clare was 4th, with Megan 5th.   

A new area competition for 2022, the combined challenge, show jumping followed by cross country. A few individuals competed this day and Megan was 6th in the 100cm class.

Our 70cm SJ team were asked if they would represent Area 19, at Arena UK for the Novice Winter Champs. No team placing, but a fun weekend and experience gained by all over championship tracks. 

Daisy, Grace and Imogen travelled to Bury Farm for the Intermediate Champs in Dressage, which they qualified for in 2021. Megan also took part, but in the 90cm & 100cm show jumping. Again, no placings, but fabulous experience for all.

Then came the summer Dressage qualifiers. The juniors won the riding test as a team, Esme was 1st individually, Daisy 3rd, Imogen 4th and Grace 5th. They were also 2nd in the dressage team test, Esme and Daisy both 1st, Imogen 2nd and Grace 3rd. A senior open team consisted of Jan, Abby (5th individual), Lauren (4th individual) and Gill (also 5th individual) resulting in a team 6th. Sasha was 5th as an individual.

June saw the summer Area Show Jumping and Style Jumping competition. Juniors were 2nd in the style team, with Grace winning her section and Daisy was 2nd in hers. Show jumping saw all individuals. Beth was 2nd in the 70cm, Daisy 5th. The seniors had a winning 80 team consisting of Lizzie (3rd), Di, Deb (1st) and Penny (5th). The senior style team came 4th, with Penny 3rd, Emily 5th, Di and Judi. Emily was just outside the placings in the 90cm. 

The Horse Trials qualifier saw an 80cm team (Caroline, Sue, Deb and Kate) place 6th. Caroline was 4th individually. Imogen came 6th in the junior 80cm. Lizzie took 3rd in the 80cm open and 4th in the 100cm+. Natasha was 3rd ithe 100cm class. Both girls gained wildcards for the championships, where Lizzie came 5th in the 80cm open, Natasha was 4th in her arena.

The junior summer dressage team made the long trip to Lincoln for the championships, where they all rode good solid tests. They were 3rd in the riding test team, Grace 6th andEsme 7th individually. This was topped by a mounted presentation and sashes all round - congratulations to Esme, Daisy, Imogen and Grace! They then rode the dressage tests, taking team 9th, Esme and Grace were both 7th, and Daisy just missing the placings.

Winter qualifiers started with senior dressage, two Novice teams, and several individuals, were entered, along with an Intermediate team. The Diamonds were 6th (Di, Penny, Becky and Clare). Rosemary took 2nd and 6th individually, Abby 6th, and Clare 4th.

Junior Day was next, with dressage and show jumping. Esme came 2nd in the 80cm and Lara 6th in the 70cm. The 80cm team placed 2nd - this consisted of Imogen, Esme, Lara and Anna. Intermediate dressage, Bronte, Daniella, Imogen and Esme were equal 1st with East Cornwall. Bronte and Esme were the only two to have a go at the Elementary, Brronte 1st and Esme 2nd. 

To finish the year, we had Arena Eventing. We entered a mixed 70cm team, an 80cm junior team, who were 1st, Grace 2nd individually, Esme 6th, Imogen and Kate. Emily was 6th in the senior 90cm. 

A busy year with some fabulous results!

If anybody wishes to take part in any area competition please don’t hesitate to ask.
Penny Gingell