Monday September 27, 2021
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Camp

CAMP 2021

SENIOR Camp this year was held in the glorious setting of Brightling Park, we loved their traditional stables which were much appreciated during the traditional camp downpours.  Thanks to Pippa, Louise, Keely and Jess for organising a great time for us and to Zoe, Julie, Shane, Matt and Emma for some excellent teaching.  Our camp trophy winners were: 

Tack and turnout – Florence Channon
Stable management- Red Robinson 
Best newcomer – Harry Howard
Best Camper – Tia Flemming
Anne Luck Trophy – Toby Channon 

JUNIOR camp was once again hosted by Keely, we had a slightly delayed start due to flooding! but then a very exciting demo from a racing simulator team, followed by two days of riding with a vaulting demo from one of our talented members and a vet talk.  Thanks to everyone who made this happen this year. 

Our winners were:

Best Junior Boris Beier
Best Mini Freya Best
Best Mini mini Ben Crouch
Best turned out Jacob Smith

CAMP 2019

Well done to our  Camp trophy winners:

JUNIOR

Best turned out – Molly Thomson
Best Mini mini – Sandy Horigan
Best Mini – Grace Packham
Best Junior – Florence Channon

SENIOR

Tack and turnout – Megan Hope
Stable management- Ruby Jefferson-Pillai
Best newcomer – Sam Channon
Best Camper – Toby Channon
Anne Luck Trophy – Rosie Packham

Thanks to Keely, Pippa and Helen and all our instructors Shane, Julie, Zoe, Ali, Harriet, Tamara and Becca for an educational and FUN packed 3 days.  

JUNIOR CAMP 2018

A very hot day, a perfect day and then rain!  Oh well at least we all had a fabulous time. Bareback junior camp

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MGWe had a lot of children at camp 40 junior members as well as 20 senior members helping out, plus lots of volunteers, it really was a full branch effort.

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Well done to our trophy winners:

  • Best turned out – Isabella Randolph
  • Best Junior – Ruby JP
  • Best Mini – Florence Channon
  • Best Mini Mini – Jacob Smith

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SENIOR CAMP 2018

We started with 35 degrees and ended with sunshine but some heavy showers and 15 degrees in the middle.  A tremendous time had by all, our two troops and our senior seniors were kept busy with Jason Webb, Polocross, Dressage, Show Jumping, Technical Cross Country, Tack and Turnout, Stable Management and various evening games and entertainments as well as being well fed and watered by our lovely team.  Thanks once again to our Top Host and her family.

PrizegivingWell done to all and our Trophy Winners

  • Tack and turnout – Daisy Parsler
  • Stable management- Rosie Packham
  • Best newcomer – Maisy Vane
  • Best Camper – Sebastian Mead
  • Anne Luck Trophy – Georgie Estall

 

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CAMP 2017

An amazing 10 days with Senior Camp in Benenden thanks to our very kind hosts the Pearse family, followed by Junior Camp 2 days later at Lower Brenchley Farm, thanks to Keely.

Huge thanks to all who made senior camp a success especially Pippa, Jess, Nicky, Nicky and Catherine and our lovely instructors Zoe, Tamara, Harriet and of course Chief Keely.

Congratulations to our cup winners:  Best in camp Will, Best newcomer OliviaG, Best Stable Management Anna, Jess, Amy  and Allisya and the Anne Luck Cup to Anna B.  Thanks to John Sankey for sponsoring the rosettes too.

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 The most popular fence, ideally suited to practising your pairs jumping!

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It was a very special junior camp, thanks to all who made it happen including Pippa, Nicky, Jedda, Louisa, our lovely instructors Zoe, Julie, Tamara, Harriet aka Cruella, Shane aka Puss and of course the talented, magical Keely who bought everything together and worked tirelessly for days/weeks beforehand.

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Congratulations to our cup winners: Best Junior Red, Best Mini Florence, Best Tack and Turnout Sophie. Thanks too to Ben Stern for sponsoring the rosettes, they were epic.junior camp laura

And a final thanks to our 20 senior members who helped their junior friends, some of the youngest children had 2 helpers every day. We really appreciated you giving up your time to help. Thank you.

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