Nov 172012
 

TENDERFOOT TALES by John Roy – the fourth in a twelve part series first published in the WES magazine. Part four……..SHOWING WITH PRINCESS (and the divorce) It’s not long before Western riders get roped into shows and Tenderfoot was no exception.  His first attempt was Showmanship with his tutor’s horse Boots.  In order to do […]

Nov 172012
 

TENDERFOOT TALES by John Roy – the third in a twelve part series first published in the WES magazine. Part three……..A HORSE OF YOUR OWN? Princess!  Where do I start this part of the tale? By now readers will have begun to form an idea of Tenderfoot’s limitations as a rider – Western or otherwise.  […]

Nov 172012
 
An Impromptu Western Trail Afternoon

Hi All. Kim Briggs here, I decided after our AGM on Saturday that we need to start promoting western riding, so Fiona and I decided to hold a western trail ‘have a go’ at our livery yard on the Sunday.  I made up a small trail pattern with a gate, box, L back through, side […]

May 072012
 

Hi All Area 11 WES Members and the Blackford Glen Gang The Western Equestrian Society have upgraded their Rules concerning the wearing of safety helmets while riding during any WES event. The WES Rule book will be amended accordingly in due course. The following is a brief statement on behalf of WES Council by Judy […]

Jan 292012
 

TENDERFOOT TALES by John Roy – the second in a twelve part series first published in the WES magazine Part two……..FIRST LESSONS (All horse names have been altered in these articles to protect the innocent.) In the first article, readers will have learned that “Tenderfoot” got into horse riding, and Western horse riding at that, […]

Dec 122011
 
Tenderfoot Tales by John Roy

  TENDERFOOT TALES by John Roy – the first in a twelve part series first published in the WES magazine.  Part one…….HOW IT ALL STARTED Every rider, whether Western or not, will have a different tale of the route he or she took to learning to ride.  In my case it happened almost by “accident”. I […]