The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area
20-10-2019 10:58:09 in General by Admin
THE HURSLEY HAMBLEDON HUNT SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER Larkhill, Wiltshire, (5m NW of Amesbury, nr A303, A345 and A360 - SP4 8QR ) RECEIVER OF ENTRIES: The Point-to-Point Racing Company Ltd. by TELEPHONE on: 01933 304795 (with credit/debit card or Weatherbys Account payment) or ONLINE at: www.pointtopointentries.co.uk SECRETARY: Mrs Victoria Cobden The Bungalow, Westbury Manor Farm, West Meon, Peter...

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07-10-2019 19:56:11 in General by Admin
We are pleased to announce that there will be a local assessment day at Pontispool to assist with Jockey training and accreditation.   Spaces are limited so please get your application in to reserve your space.   Please find links below:         Website: https://pointtopoint.co.uk/about/information-for-riders         Facebook: &...

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14-09-2019 06:35:28 in General by Admin
We are proud to announce that after 30 years Silverton have found a new venue for their point to point course back in their own country at Dunsmore, Silverton near Exeter EX54DU (will be signed off the A396). With the  new season fast approaching opening here on 17th November The Dunsmore Club , Silverton will be having an open viewing morning on Sunday October 6th 10am to 12 noon for owner...

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28-04-2019 07:25:59 in General by Admin
Britain’s record score for wins in the sport of point-to-pointing has been broken today (Saturday by Will Biddick. He needed two successes to beat the 414 winners achieved by Shropshire’s Richard Burton until his retirement in 2011. Biddick, 32, who lives in Somerset, rode at the Devon meeting of Upcott Cross and notched two victories on Crown of Thorns and Kernel Victor. Kernel Victo...

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24-04-2019 18:38:36 in General by Admin
Wessex Area Point to Point award their “Moment of the Month” for March 2019 to Paul Govier for his heroic win on his own Redmond Hall at the Quantock Staghounds point to point at Cothelstone on Saturday 16th March. The award is kindly sponsored by Tanners Wines of Shrewsbury and a bottle of their champagne was presented to Paul.  There is a saying that Life begins at Forty but fo...

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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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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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