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ENDURANCE GB NEWMARKET WELFARE SEMINAR 22ND SEPTEMBER


Endurance GB are holding a Welfare Seminar on 22nd September 2018 at The British Racing School Conference Centre, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7NU. There will be a free prize draw for every attendee with the following prizes:

Guided tour of Newmarket Equine Hospital kindly donated by Newmarket Equine Hospital   

Guided tour of Animal Health Trust kindly donated by Animal Health Trust, Newmarket

Thermatex Rug kindly donated by Thermatex 

Guided tour of The British Racing School and a Place on their One-day Transporting Horses course including qualification

Ticket prices:

EGB and SERC Members £30.00, EGB Junior and Young Members £20. Associate, Pony Club and Non-Members add £10.00 to the above relevant rate. Please pay through the EGB website ad hoc payments or by phoning the EGB office (02476 697929) with your credit card stating clearly “Welfare Seminar - Newmarket”. Please ensure you give the names of the people you are paying for. Places limited so please book asap.

Speakers Profiles 

Mr Alex Ridgeway DipWCF Dist. 

Alex qualified in 2015 from Myerscough College with a Diploma of Worshipful Company of Farriers. Following this he moved to Newmarket to specialise in thoroughbred racehorse shoeing and management of the mare and foal at stud. Having also gained experience in endurance shoeing, Alex has provided farriery care for international team members competing across Europe. Alex has just completed the first year of the BSC Farriery degree course at University of Central Lancashire and is also working alongside some of the Farriery Industries most notable names to share knowledge and promote further education through the use of social media.

Laurence Ridgeway DipWCF ATF (Approved Training Farrier)

Qualified in 2007 from Oatridge college, Scotland Laurence built a successful business in Norfolk. Moving to Newmarket in 2016, Laurence also specialises in shoeing for members of Team GB Endurance racing. Approved Training Farrier of the Year from Myerscough college 2015/2016 he continues to teach the next generations of farriers. Laurence has worked with FEI endurance horses for the last 10 years, tailoring every Horses shoeing plan to suit their individual conformation to achieve optimum performance and longevity 

Laurence attends many of the rides with the horses he shoes including being part of the British team at the European and world championships Alongside endurance horses, He works with a team of Farriers providing farrier services to racing yards and studs in Newmarket. The exposure to the excitement of Endurance has led him to start his own Endurance career.  As currently training two horses with the ambition to reach FEI level 

Professor Tim Parkin  

Tim Parkin is Head of the Division of Equine Clinical Sciences, Clinical Director of the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow. He is also the School of Veterinary Medicine Research Convenor.He qualified from the University of Bristol with degrees in Zoology (1992) and Veterinary Science (1998). He immediately took up a position at the University of Liverpool and went on to complete his PhD on the epidemiology of fractures in racehorses in 2002. Since then he has worked on numerous projects with several different racing jurisdictions around the world, including the UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, South America and the USA. He gained his Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Public Health in 2006 and has worked at the University of Glasgow since February 2007.He has twice been an epidemiological consultant for Racing Victoria Jumps Race Review Committees (2005 and 2008) and is a member of the Equine Injury Database Scientific Advisory Committee in the USA.Parkin currently serves on: The Veterinary Advisory Committee of World Horse Welfare; the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Petplan Charitable Trust; the Editorial Consultant Board of the Equine Veterinary Journal. He is an Assistant Editor for the Veterinary Record and was until 2015 the Honorary Secretary of the Executive Council of the European College of Veterinary Public Health. He was President of the Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine from 2012 to 2013.

Dr Annamaria Nagy  

Annamaria qualified in 2004 in Hungary. After two internships at Dubai Equine Hospital and the Animal Health Trust, she spent some time in an equine ambulatory practice and then completed a residency in equine diagnostic imaging at the University of Bristol. Following her residency, she worked as an equine orthopaedic clinician at the AHT. Annamaria was awarded an RCVS Fellowship for her thesis on magnetic resonance imaging of the carpus and proximal metacarpal region and a PhD for her work on epidemiology of eliminations from international endurance rides. Annamaria has published over 20 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been a speaker at national and international conferences.DrMedVet PhD DipACVSMR FRCVSDiplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Lee Clark MCSP, SRP, BSc (Hons) Degree Physiotherapy Chartered Physiotherapist State Registered Physiotherapist Cat A, ACPAT – Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy 

Lee is a Chartered Physiotherapist qualifying in 1997. He worked in the NHS for 2 years whilst training to become a Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist, graduating in 1999 as a Cat A member of ACPAT. He then completed a 2-year postgraduate course in manual therapy/sports at Glasgow University in 2001. Lee has completed numerous other courses in many different techniques such as Acupuncture, Laser Therapy, Neurology, Osteopathic Techniques, Kinesiotaping, Saddle Fitting and Manipulation.In 2011 Lee was appointed the Official Team Physiotherapist for the British Endurance Team responsible for treating the horses and riders and has worked at numerous European and World Games including WEG 2014.  In 2012 Lee was selected to be one of the Physiotherapists working at the London Olympic Games, providing treatment for horses travelling from all over the world to compete. Lee now continues to combine Human and Equine work, specialising in assessing the horse, saddle and riders as a functional unit rather than separately entities. Lee is currently undertaking his PhD investigating the biomechanics of riders. 

Tom Eaton Evans BVetMed MRCVS

Tom qualified in 2000 from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. He then spent a two-year internship with the referrals team before moving across to join the ambulatory side of the practice. Whilst maintaining an interest in racehorse work, Tom has become increasingly involved with the endurance discipline and is a 4* FEI Endurance Veterinary Treatment Official, a role which takes him to competitions around the country. He is also a 2* FEI Endurance Official Veterinarian, team vet for the British Young Riders Endurance team and advises the EnduranceGB Welfare Committee.Tom is also actively involved with the international movement of horses, advising shipping agencies, providing veterinary training to flying grooms and frequently accompanying horses on flights.

 

INTER-REGIONAL RESULTS FROM CIRENCESTER


We are delighted to be able to share with you the results from the Inter-Regional Championships held at Cirencester Park this passed weekend. A huge, huge thank you to Steve Bates and the rest of the Cirencester OC for ALL their efforts both over the weekend and getting all of these results recalculated manually after an IT issue on Sunday afternoon.

So... Inter-Regional results as follows:
The first three teams, including their chefs all win medals (Gold first, silver second and bronze third).
1st South East (SE) - 219
2nd Offas Dyke & de Cymru (ODDC) - 200
3rd South West (SW) - 190
4th North West (NW) - 184
5th Wessex (Wex) - 174
6th Mid South (MidS) - 141
7th Iceni, Leicester & Rutland (ILR) - 139
8th Cromwell (Crom) - 130
9th Welsh Dragons (WD) - 124
10th Cotswolds (Cot) - 103
11th Heart of England (HoE) - 76

Special congratulations to Offas Dyke and South East who had all 12 horses complete their classes!!

In addition, rosettes are awarded to the following:
Top Young Rider : Emily Cooke riding Lady’s Man (Welsh Dragons)
Veteran Horse : Autumn Reflection ridden by Sarah Keeley

And rosettes are also awarded to the following:
Class 16-18 80km CER
1) Emily Cooke and Lady’s Man (Welsh Dragons)
2) Sally McIlwaine and Mahbubti (Wessex)
3) Lorna A Mccarthy and Sheer Bliss (NW)

Class 20 80km 2 day GER (Performance Formula)
1) Bethan Lewis and Merlin (Welsh Dragons)
2) John Illingworth and Cloughwood Gold Charm (NW)
3) Judy Holloway and Nuraletta (SW)

Class 21 64km GER (Performance Formula)
1) Craig Budden and G L Gilded Lance (Mid South)
2) Christine Nicol and Druimghigha Shimoni (Wessex)
3) Rachel Judson and Bryneos Alexus (Iceni, Leicester, Rutland)

Class 37 40km Open / Advanced (Performance Formula)
1) John Black and Ca Jalmeer (NW)
2) Victoria Smith and Silvretta Grand Marnier (HoE)
3) Larissa Whiley and Equiloan Phoebes Gold (Iceni, Leicester, Rutland)

Class 38 40km Novice (Performance Formula)
1) Suzie Todd and Dutchdream Spetter (Cromwell)
2) Juliet Crosby and Warrens Hill Johara (Mid South)
3) Julia Holtom and Jaaristo Spritzer (SW)

Class 40a 32km Novice Horse and Rider (Performance Formula)
1) Charlotte Noel and El Gringo (SW)
2) Violet-Mae Murch and Star Chaser (SE)
3) Lara Williams and Sasha (Cromwell)

Class 40a 32km Novice Horse and Rider (Performance Formula)
1) Vanessa Woodhouse and Elmo (Cromwell)
2) Nuccia Lipscombe and Aurora Forta (Mid South)
3) Caroline Jacobs and Aryzona (SE)

Team Trophies 2018

This year we are running the HCD Team Trophy Competition and also the Headway Team competition.   In the past the Group has asked for a registration fee for Headway teams donated to the charity.  From this season, the Committee have decided to make the teams free to register and the Committee will then make an equivalent donation to Headway at the end of the season. Full details here.


 

INTER-REGIONAL RESULTS FROM CIRENCESTER

- (Published:18 July 2018)

We are delighted to be able to share with you the results from the Inter-Regional Championships held at Cirencester Park this passed weekend. A huge, huge thank you to Steve Bates and the rest of the Cirencester OC for ALL their efforts both over the weekend and getting all of these results recalculated manually after an IT issue on Sunday afternoon.

So... Inter-Regional results as follows:
The first three teams, including their chefs all win medals (Gold first, silver second and bronze third).
1st South East (SE) - 219
2nd Offas Dyke & de Cymru (ODDC) - 200
3rd South West (SW) - 190
4th North West (NW) - 184
5th Wessex (Wex) - 174
6th Mid South (MidS) - 141
7th Iceni, Leicester & Rutland (ILR) - 139
8th Cromwell (Crom) - 130
9th Welsh Dragons (WD) - 124
10th Cotswolds (Cot) - 103
11th Heart of England (HoE) - 76

Special congratulations to Offas Dyke and South East who had all 12 horses complete their classes!!

In addition, rosettes are awarded to the following:
Top Young Rider : Emily Cooke riding Lady’s Man (Welsh Dragons)
Veteran Horse : Autumn Reflection ridden by Sarah Keeley

And rosettes are also awarded to the following:
Class 16-18 80km CER
1) Emily Cooke and Lady’s Man (Welsh Dragons)
2) Sally McIlwaine and Mahbubti (Wessex)
3) Lorna A Mccarthy and Sheer Bliss (NW)

Class 20 80km 2 day GER (Performance Formula)
1) Bethan Lewis and Merlin (Welsh Dragons)
2) John Illingworth and Cloughwood Gold Charm (NW)
3) Judy Holloway and Nuraletta (SW)

Class 21 64km GER (Performance Formula)
1) Craig Budden and G L Gilded Lance (Mid South)
2) Christine Nicol and Druimghigha Shimoni (Wessex)
3) Rachel Judson and Bryneos Alexus (Iceni, Leicester, Rutland)

Class 37 40km Open / Advanced (Performance Formula)
1) John Black and Ca Jalmeer (NW)
2) Victoria Smith and Silvretta Grand Marnier (HoE)
3) Larissa Whiley and Equiloan Phoebes Gold (Iceni, Leicester, Rutland)

Class 38 40km Novice (Performance Formula)
1) Suzie Todd and Dutchdream Spetter (Cromwell)
2) Juliet Crosby and Warrens Hill Johara (Mid South)
3) Julia Holtom and Jaaristo Spritzer (SW)

Class 40a 32km Novice Horse and Rider (Performance Formula)
1) Charlotte Noel and El Gringo (SW)
2) Violet-Mae Murch and Star Chaser (SE)
3) Lara Williams and Sasha (Cromwell)

Class 40a 32km Novice Horse and Rider (Performance Formula)
1) Vanessa Woodhouse and Elmo (Cromwell)
2) Nuccia Lipscombe and Aurora Forta (Mid South)
3) Caroline Jacobs and Aryzona (SE)


 

New South East Group Trophy for 2018

This year we are introducing new Novice Performance Formula Award.  The Award will be in the form of a badge, awarded to the horse ridden by a South East Group member with the highest Performance Formula score in Novice GER classes plus an award at the Annual BAM in December.  To qualify you must help at two rides during the season.

Weald Trophy 2018

Following our popular Tilford ride on March 11th, we now have our first qualifiers for the Weald Trophy final (to be held at Devils Dyke, September 23rd).  We will update the list of qualifiers and the League Table regularly throughout the season, after each qualifying ride.

 

Annual Awards and Trophies 2016

Congratulations to everyone who achieved an award in the end of season annual awards. The full list can be found here