Barnard Castle & Teesdale Riding Club. – November 13: Winter League Third round at Catterick Saddle Club, contact Angela 0779- 2349029.

BHS Durham. – Nov 2: AGM, 7pm, including guest speaker vet Nicola Mason from Durham Equine Practice. Contact 07811-356222.

Brimham Riding Club. – November 2: Tom Ramsden talk, questions and answers on hunting, MFH for 20 years with WOY. Sandwiches and chips, £7.00 per person limited numbers, to book call Jenny 01765-650116. Nov 26: Quiz and Social Night, Trinity Church “The Arches”, Ripon, buffet and raffle 7.30pm start teams, max of eight, everybody welcome to book, call Jenny 01765- 650116 or

Cleveland Pony Club. – October 31: junior Hallowe’en games and fun ride at Maltby Grange Farm. Names to Catherine Sheret on 01642 763338. November 7: junior rallies, names to Catherine Sheret.

Equine Grass Sickness Charity. – November 10: table top, tack and tog sale, Royal British Legion, Linden Terrace, Ferryhill Station, Chilton Lane DL17 0DQ at 7.30pm, to book a table, ring Mandy 01740-655607 or 07745- 242227.

Foresters. – October 31: Foresters charity show. Foal and youngstock, classes for Welsh, pony breeding and M&M at Unicorn Centre, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, TS8 9LX, in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance. Schedules and further details 01325-355653.

Foxberry Chasers. – XC open for schooling, book with Sara 07793-444247. Olympic medalist Jeanette Brakewell XC clinics, book with Ongoing lessons www.foxberry.

Hamsterley Riding Club. – October 31: Halloween Ride, Start The Grove, Hamsterley Forest between 11am-1pm. six-mile route, no stones, min donation £10 members, £12 nonmembers, two-mile route min £5. In aid of Cancer Care. Optional obstacle course £1 a go.

Hurworth Hunt. – Oct 31: Hunter Trial, Northallerton Equestrian Centre. Novice, pairs, 90cm. Details from or, or ring Helen on 07840655956.

Kirklevington RC. – Oct 31, Nov 12: Unaff dressage, all tests on blog page. Oct 15: SJ, clear round, 55cm, 65cm, 75cm and 90cm. WH schooling, whole course indoor, all fillers available with or without tuition. Oct 27, 28 evening times available. Next show Oct 29. Unaff showing and workers am, affiliated WH aft. Dec 19: Dinky People Sash Show indoors. Email for info/schedules or 07977-403694.

Northallerton EC. – Oct 31: Hunter trial.

October 25: Margot Tiffany’s Monday club, alternate Mondays, daytime and evening sessions. Check website for further details.

Northallerton RC. – Nov 18: An evening with Oliver Townend at NEC. Limited tickets available so book early. Adults £25, under 16s £10.

Contact Stephen on 07813-769562. Nov 14: Area winter dressage at Richmond EQ Centre, warmup tests p12, n28. To be considered, contact Michael on 07714-272911.

Middleton Riding Centre. – Nov 21, Dec 19: Paul Hayler (International Dressage Rider/Trainer) winter dressage series. Schedules available at or SAE to Mrs V Brown Broomfield House Yafforth DL7 0PQ.

Northallerton EC. – November 7: unaffiliated SJ. November 12: Margot’s junior club.

November 13: unaffiliated dressage. November 14: affiliated dressage. Unaffiliated SJ every Tuesday 5.30pm onwards. For more details see website

South Durham Saddle Club. – October 28: evening SJ at Dalton Piercy Indoor School.

01429-274881. November 7: dressage at Dalton Piercy Indoor School. Schedules from 01249-273444.

Tees Valley Riding Club. – October 24: winter league Dressage at Kiklevington Riding Centre, for tests please contact Debbie Walker on 01642-788139. October 25: AGM to be held at Fox Covert, High Leven, Yarm 8pm. November 7: area winter league team dressage at Holmeside , names to Debbie Walker by 29th.

Thornton Lodge Country Sports, Easingwold. – October 31: Hallowe’en hunter trial, minimus, nanny and novice, pairs and open classes, great prizes and special prizes for the best-dressed Hallowe’en rider. Great fun event for everyone. Entries close Oct 25, Unicorn Centre. – November 21: winter series novice dressage and show jumping competition. For more details or to enter phone 01642-576222 or email Whitby Riding Club. – November 7: dressage competition, 10am-1pm at the Unicorn Centre, book with Bridget. Saturdays: dressage practice 3pm-5pm at Saltburn, book with Prue asap.