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Western Equestrian Society

The Western Equestrian Society (WES) was formed in 1985 to promote the discipline of Western Riding to the standard as practised in the United States. We promote the sport for enthusiasts at all levels, whether pure beginners or seasoned competitors. You can enjoy all of our ridden activities with ANY breed of horse or pony. Members participate with Highland ponies, Welsh ponies and cobs, traditional cobs, Haflingers, Arabians and also the various western breeds. In fact, you name the breed and there’s probably a WES member out there riding it in a western saddle! We like a bit of variety!
Western Equestrian Society
Western Equestrian Society2 weeks ago
**WES Nationals Equine flu info**

Horses attending the WES Nationals, the venue has specified that horses must have up to date vaccinations that do not exceed 12 months from administration. Any missed vaccinations must show the follow up vaccination in your horses passport.

Please check your horses passports before attending the show. Any horse found not to have up to date vaccinations will be turned away.

Before unloading your horses please report to David Brindley or Mick Carder.

Thank you in advance.
Western Equestrian Society
Western Equestrian Society2 weeks ago
Just a quick reminder The Charity Pleasure Class at this years National Show will support The Alzheimer Society and the theme for Fancy Dress is Forget Me Nots or the Colour Blue or a combination of both all entry fees will be donated to the Society. If you can't enter or can't come and watch you can contribute towards the Charity by clicking here http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/LYNERJIM2
Thanks to everyone no matter which way you contribute
Western Equestrian Society
Western Equestrian Society2 weeks ago
*WES National Show*

Not long to go ... remember stables are limited and the places are filling fast !

Please follow the link to book your stables and file your entries.

https://www.wes-uk.com/2017/07/05/wes-national-show-2017/

If you have any questions please contact us. We look forward to seeing you 🤠

About WES


Western Riding for EVERYONE, all levels of riders and all breeds of horses

WES: An All Breed Society

The Western Equestrian Society (WES) was formed in 1985 to promote the discipline of Western Riding to the standard as practised in the United States.

We promote the sport for enthusiasts at all levels, whether pure beginners or seasoned competitors. You can enjoy all of our ridden activities with ANY breed of horse or pony. Members participate with Highland ponies, Welsh ponies and cobs, traditional cobs, Haflingers, Arabians and also the various western breeds. In fact, you name the breed and there’s probably a WES member out there riding it in a western saddle! We like a bit of variety!

We offer something for everyone

As with all clubs and societies some members enjoy competition and some prefer to do other things. WES offers something for everyone. Typical events range from 2 or 3 day training camps, one day clinics, social events and organised trail rides – we even run a Trail Award scheme so that non-competitive riders can be recognised for their hours spent in western saddle! There are plenty of opportunities to do all of these things, as well as to compete. But whatever you choose to do, the focus at all of our events is to have fun and enjoy our horses and each other’s company in a very relaxed and informal atmosphere. That goes for officials and competitors alike.

A national society delivering local access

There are a couple of things that make us unique in the UK western community. The first is the fact that we’re an ‘all-breed’ society. But possibly the most distinctive feature is that we are national society that operates a regional infrastructure, and can deliver greater access to western events than any other western organisation in the UK. Through our affiliation with other western organisations, such as the AQHA-UK, APHA-UK and the regional circuits (the Garden of England Circuit and the Sherwood Circuit), and through our network of 13 Area Representatives, we provide access to events at local level.

2019 National Show Sponsors

Many thanks to our kind sponsors of the 2019 WES National Show:

Sponsoring Novice Youth Clases and Hi Point

 

Sponsoring Championship Ranch Riding – free treatment voucher

 

General sponsor of the National Show 2019

 

Sponsoring Championship Ranch Riding

 

Sponsoring Championship Pleasure and Championship Trail

 

Sponsoring prizes

 

Sponsoring Championship Horsemanship

 

Sponsoring Championship Showmanship

Still plenty of opportunities for sponsorship available. Please get in touch via the ‘Contact Us’ page if you would like to take part.

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WES Trophy Buckle

WES has produced a customised trophy buckle which is available for members to buy to celebrate any award that they win at a WES event from a class win to a high point award.

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