Each of the riding groups held various activities to mark the 2019 end of Summer term.

Below are the Monday group riders with their grade certificates and creative writing rosettes:

The Tuesday evening riders finished the season with a musical pairs ride, resulting in:

1st  Barbara and Sheena

2nd: Alice and Caroline

3rd Neil and Sam (who kindly joined in)

The riders also gained certificates for the endeavour award and Sheena collected the Andy Millar Quaich as the most improved rider for the year, emulating her award in 2017.

Thanks to the Judges,  Johanna Wright and Jane Cowan, both founder members of Berwickshire Group in 1982.

Long service volunteers award of 20 years was presented to Janice, whilst Sam got his one year award.

Kim McCutcheon, Chair of Edinburgh and Borders Region RDA handed out vairious awards to Riders and Volunteers alike at the Wednesday morning session.

Sophie receiving her Musical ride 4th prize, the Domino Trophy and her RDA 50th anniversary rosette and Lucy receiving her 10 year Volunteers Certificate.


The Thursday Vaulters had a pairs Competition on the Barrel with Compulsories on Pitu.
They also received their Endeavor awards and a RDA  50th Anniversary Rosette. Lynn received her 15 year volunteers certificate and trophy for best volunteer. Hayley won the Tony trophy for most improved vaulter.

'Sandy riders', Christopher & Dawson receiving their RDA 50th birthday rosettes and Endeavour Awards. Dawson was also awarded with the Snoopy Trophy this year.

Susie Receiving the Poppy Drysdale Award

Shelagh took home the Nesbit Trophy for most popular riding horse, who was Baloo


Sheena  Parker was chosen as the most improved Tuesday night rider and is pictured above with the Andy Millar Quaich.



Volunteer of the Year for 2019 - Lynne Blyth

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