Congratulations to our very own NRC member, Nadia Norris, Nadia and her horse Painted Cape Whisperer aka Wind Runner (Owned by The Strydom Family) have just won the South African Apoloosa Sportshorse of the year 2014 award. Nadia was invited to the awards ceremony which was held this past  weekend at The Annual Awards evening held at the Afridome Parys (KZN) Nadia wanted to thank Sharron, Mark and the whole NRC team for all the awesome Jumping Shows at the NRC this past year and for helping her on her road to success!

NRC Arenas Available for Practice

The NRC arenas will be left open for practicing next week after the show jumping show this weekend (8th & 9th Nov). Bookings are available from Monday through to Thursday. A maximum of 2 horses will be allowed on the field at any one time unless a lesson is being taught and the instructor is happy to have more than 2 in the lesson. Bookings can be made by emailing or messaging 071 605 8284 ONLY!  An EFT will need to be made and POP sent to the above email to confirm your booking or cash dropped off at the … Continue Reading ››

NRC Grooms Party Reminder

Christmas is around the corner!! A reminder to book your groom in for the popular Annual Noordhoek Grooms Soccer Xmas party on 28th November, at the Noordhoek Riding Club Cost per groom is R180, which covers the cost of their Christmas Hamper and the braai. We are looking for people to sponsor team T-Shirts. So far "Noordhoek Village Tack Terrors" and Anna Antonsson’s "Team Nyhem" have sponsored team kit. The "Sleep Hollow Lane Rangers" are under negotiation! It’s a lot of fun and the guys have a ball!!! Booking, sponsorship etc, please contact Sharron Trueb-

Horsey First Aid Course

Let’s say you come home and find your horse injured. What do you do?
  1. Pretend you hadn’t seen it, turn around, and hope for better days.
  2. Invoke the gods and start praying.
  3. Scream. Then faint.
  4. Immediately fit an intravenous drip composed of liquefied 70% cocoa beans harvested under certified rainforest-friendly conditions in Ecuador mixed with last year’s bute leftovers (what is bute??) and a touch of pure alcohol (if available) or gin (if not).
  5. Or maybe you assess the situation and make sure that things don’t get worse, regardless of whether you are in a position to handle the situation by yourself or possibly need … Continue Reading ››

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