Volunteers needed

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of June 2010 sees the first of the Ascott-under-Wychwood British Eventing One-Day Event of the season.

The classes being run are:

Saturday:
BE 90 (Open), a special class for retrained racehorses
BE 90
BE 100
BE 100 (Open)

Sunday:
BE 90
BE 80
BE 100

It will be a busy weekend, entries have already been received for 589 horse and rider combinations, and although some sections are now closed, other sections are still taking entries.

The organisers of Ascott-under-Wychwood One Day Event are seeking volunteers to help run the Event.

Dressage writers, cross-country fence judges, show-jumping arena party, marshals and stewards are the backbone of any competition like this.

And more are always needed.

For equestrian types, any volunteer will receive one free cross-country schooling session on the Ascott-under-Wychwood cross-country course worth £20.

All volunteers will get free food and drink (and a bottle of wine) – whether they’re equestrian types or not! – and the opportunity to watch a bunch of clever horses do smart things.

I will be spending several hours on Sunday, sitting in a car helping to judge dressage.

If you’re interested in helping out, let me know and I’ll pass your interest on.

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2 Responses to Volunteers needed

  1. Perpetual says:

    Provisional yes from me.

  2. Brennig says:

    Sitting in a car on the cross-country course with another person is a nice way to make a new friend, expand one’s knowledge and be entertained. 🙂 That’s my favourite activity but I usually get roped in to writing dressage.