The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area
17-04-2019 21:37:28 in General by Admin
Course Inspector and Senior Steward walked the course today (Wed) and reported the ground to be Firm Good to Firm in places. The racing line was level and had a good covering of grass. All bends have been moved in. Stan Rawlins will aggrevate the whole course starting Thursday PM and finishing Friday and the team are looking to achieve Good to Firm ground on the day. The trial strip done today h...

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14-04-2019 13:39:35 in General by Admin
Richard Mitford Slade reports as at Saturday 13th April The Going is currently Good (Good to Soft in front of the Open Ditch) with a good covering of grass. The course will water if necessary. Entries close Monday 15th 

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14-04-2019 13:35:57 in General by Admin
Report from Clerk of the Course Suzie Vickery  As at Thursday April she reports the going is now Good after rain during the week. Entries close for the South & West Wilts Meeting on Monday 15th April

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09-04-2019 08:49:47 in General by Admin
The Wessex Area Awards dinner anddance will again be held at Woodlands Castle Taunton on Saturday 6th July More details to follow but keep the date free  

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01-04-2019 19:13:41 in General by Admin
THE SEAVINGTON HUNT            SUNDAY 14TH APRIL PAGE 252 7TH RACE - 5.30pm The PPORA Club Members CONDITIONS Race for Novice Riders, 12st Safety Factor 18 The riders of the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novices Riders Championship; the riders of the first four horses past the post are eligible f...

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03-03-2019 12:10:13 in General by Admin
Josh Cameron will remember the Countryside Alliance meeting with fondness as he recorded his first riding success in the Novice Riders race aboard Little Billy Boy trained by Annie Bacon for owner Lynne Hunt. Josh, 31, started his career in 2015 and has ridden in over 40 races before securing that elusive first winner, and for this he is the winner of the February Moment of the Month. He was pres...

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03-02-2019 21:16:46 in General by Admin
Q Introduction – Where did you grow up and when did you first sit on a pony (if you did)?  A  I grew up in a small village called Glanworth in county Cork. I didn’t have any interest in horses until I was 13 as my brother had been riding for a few years before I got the urge to take an interest. We started riding at a place called Ballykenly stud not too far from our ...

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15-01-2019 19:03:55 in General by Admin
Woolley & Wallis is delighted to be the main sponsor of the Wilton Point to Point, to be held at Milborne St Andrew on Saturday 23rd March. A fantastic day out for the whole family, starting with a Shetland Dash followed by an action packed race card and much much more. The day comprises six races, with the first race being a flat race followed by five races over fences. The highlight of the ...

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16-12-2018 11:55:03 in General by Admin
  Introduction – Where did you grow up and when did you first sit on a pony?   I grew up 2km outside of a small town called Kanturk in County Cork. I didn't start riding until I was 15 and got hooked instantly to the game when my cousin took me to a local trainer’s yard called Michael Winters where I started out learning to trot up the road on a pointing mare called Theatr...

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10-12-2018 18:34:13 in General by Admin
Stuart starts another point to point season ably assisted by Teona Hammond with a mixture of the established stable star, two horses who debuted for him last season and two new additions to the team. Stuart who rents his yard from Richard de Pelet at Inwood near Henstridge is fortunate to have access to a wide variety of riding out and places to train his horses on the estate without recourse to r...

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South & West Wilts @ Larkhill

Easter Sat 20th April 2019

First Race 2.00pm   £10 pp under 16's free

For more details contact the Sec on 07977 069273

Taunton Vale Hunts @ Kingston St Mary

Easter Mon 16th April

First Race 1.30pm   £10 pp

For more details contact the Sec on 07974 808318