DREAM TRIP FOR ADAM

A Tivyside Pony Club member will represent not only his own Club, but the UK at the Tetrathlon International Championships in Carolina, America this July writes Anwen Francis. Adam Carlile, 19, elder son of Tim and Melanie, was selected following…

SUCCESSFUL SEASON FOR LIBBY

SUPER SEASON FOR LIBBY Cardigan schoolgirl Libby Grota can look back with pride at another highly successful showing season following a long list of awards and there is surely more to come from this talented youngster in 2018 . Libby, supported…

LEG UP FOR SOPHIE

International rider Tyler Cassells will be sponsoring local event rider Sophie Spiteri over the next 12 months on the Leg Up for Talent programme in return for support with his social media activities. Writes Anwen Francis. The silver medallist will…

SUCCESS FOR LIBBY AND SOFFIA

Two Ceredigion riders have qualified for the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead this summer following the BSPS Area 9B show at Gloucestershire over the weekend. Writes Andrew Clarke. The show is hailed as one of the biggest outdoor shows…

FAREWELL TO RED RUM JOCKEY

The funeral of three times Grand National winning jockey Brian Fletcher took place this afternoon at Aberystwyth Crematorium. Fletcher who had been living in the Llanybydder area for many years, will be remembered most for Red Rum’s first Grand National…

GEORGIA LIVES THE DREAM

A Cardigan teenager’s dream came true this week when she competed at Olympia – the prestigious London Horse Show. Writes Anwen Francis. Riding the renowned Shetland Pony stallion Brynleyview Cammanche, Georgia James a Tivyside Pony Club member, was one of…

LISA SHOWING GREAT PROGRESS

In this, her first season off the lead rein, 10 year old jockey Lisa Smart of Cilgerran has spent 2016 competing in dressage competitions with huge success. Riding her grey Section A mare, Penllyn Mystique, Lisa was selected to compete…

TOUGH CHALLENGE FOR JANE

Local horsewoman Jane Jones, Field Master with the Vale of Clettwr Hunt, swapped her hunting attire for racing colours last weekend when she took part in a racing event organised and in aid of the Countryside Alliance at the Ffoslas…

SHOWJUMPER BUTCHER WINS MAJOR PRIZE

British Showjumping coach Michael Butcher of Pembrokeshire College, picked up a top honour at the Pearson Teaching Awards Ceremony recently. Michael was one of just 10 teachers from across the UK to win a prestigious gold Plato Award in front…

YOUNG LIBBY CROWNS GREAT SEASON

Cardigan school girl Libby Grota has crowned a wonderful year by winning the 12hh Show Hunter Pony of the Year and the Reserve Supreme Hunter Pony Of The Year at the recent Horse Of The Year Show held at the…