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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
Thanks for waiting on these and thanks for letting me wave a camera at you all weekend, I hope you like the results here:
Gallery for each rider, 30-40 shots in each for most riders, and an extra B&W version of each them also = 60-80 files.
Green “Buy Photos” button top right of each gallery page, £7/£9 jpeg individual (low res 1mp or high res 4mp), prints start at £8.
Whole Gallery option – prices the same as five individual jpegs for the whole gallery of up to 80 files. So £35/£45 for whole set. It is option number 2 “gallery download” under the “Buy Photos” button… BUT… for some weird reason that option doesn’t appear if you are using a mobile phone or tablet and holding it vertically. Go figure??!! Flip it horizontally or try a laptop/PC.
All shots approximately retouched already, over 3,000 files uploaded so no time to do more on all of them I’m afraid, any that are ordered get a second thorough checking and tweak if required.
Any retouch requests or questions or assistance needed please just call or drop me a line .
Don’t forget “Party In the Dirt”… last gallery… good times!!
Thanks again, enjoy, and good riding to all.
😊 Jamie”
Western Equestrian Society
Western Equestrian Society2 weeks ago
Good Afternoon Everyone. Just a quick note to say the WES 3 day camp forms will be sent out Via email this evening. If you haven’t received one and would like to, please PM me or email with your email address.

Judge & Events

If you would like to run a WES Event, all info you require is contained within this page.

Judges List

The following is a list of members holding WES judging cards:

  • Lucy Adams – (Lincoln)  Tel: 07833 357682
  • David Brindley – (Wrexham)  Tel: 07778 591196
  • Michael Carder – (Cambridgeshire) Tel: 01354 692011
  • Johanna Cotton – (Wrexham) Tel: 07984 141973
  • Scherie Dermody – (Cheshire)  Tel: 01270 780620
  • John  Dodds – (Northumberland) Tel: 07538 808752
  • David Hudspeth – (Nottinghamshire) Tel: 01159 119356
  • Bruce Lawrence – (Herefordshire) Tel: 01886 830006
  • David Lloyd – (Hampshire) Tel: 01252 875896
  • Bob Mayhew – (Hampshire) (Also holds AQHA,NRHA.DE and judge emeritus for APHA, NCHA & NRHA) Tel: 0173 081 2000 email:[email protected]
  • Tanya Rowe – (Norfolk) Tel:  01379 854949

Probationary Judges

None at present

WES Judges Committee

The following Judges are members of the WES Judges Committee:-

  • Bob Mayhew
  • David Lloyd
  • Mick Carder (Chair)
  • Scherie Dermody

Judges Score Sheets

Judges and Show Managers can download blank score sheets from our Download page.

Useful Events Documents

We’ve listed a few documents  on our Download page that are available to all and will help you if you are looking to hold a WES Affiliated Event in conjunction with other western events.

Events Manager List

WES run Event Manager Seminars to make sure that all events are run to our rules and all personnel are adequately qualified.  Download the current WES Approved Events Managers Listing from our Download page.

Exhibitor Information

Here you will find all the info you need in order to exhibit at a WES Event.

Becoming a member:
You can download the membership forms from the Downloads Page.

WES Rulebook:
Make sure you are up to date with the WES Rules by downloading the FREE WES Rule Book from the Downloads Page. The Rulebook also includes all WES patterns.

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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Western Equestrian Society Store!

We offer a wide range of high quality branded clothing

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