Special General Meeting

Dear Membership


The committee invite you to a Special General Meeting at the Cock Hotel, Whaley Bridge on Monday 30th April 7.30pm.


The reason for the meeting is to change the wording of our Rules/Constitution.


The amendment will be:


Rule9:                  To appoint an Auditor

Amendment      To appointment an External Qualified Accountant


Rule 11                 The accounts of the club shall be audited each year by the person appointed at the AGM.

Amendment      The accounts of the club shall be Independently Verified  by the person appointed at the AGM


The main reason for this amendment is cost:  Legally we are not obliged to audit our accounts as we do not have a turnover of over 6.5 million, have more than 50 employees or have assets worth more than £3.25 million (Please see GB Sport for information).

Currently our Constitution requires us to audit the accounts and this has been done by someone who has kindly not charged us.  However they no longer wish to do this.  It would then require an accountant to audit the accounts which is more costly than an “Independent Verification”


You are invited to vote on changing the club constitution as set out on the rules and we are giving you the required 10 days’ notice of the SGM.


We look forward to seeing you at the meeting on Monday 30th April 2018 for 7.30pm



The Committee Chapel & District Riding Club


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Spring Spectacular Indoor Showing Show

Schedule here

To be held at Adlington EC on Sunday May 6th.


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Dressage Results 11.3.18

results HERE

Whilst the Beast from the East effected our entries a good number of “Die Hards” still came along to Chapel & Districts first Dressage competition of 2018 at Adlington Equestrian Centre on Sunday 11th March 2018.

Fewer numbers did not stop anyone been competitive! Class 1 was won by our Chairlady Angela Santos Rosa with her Veteran horse Primetime Poppy who I believe is 24, Poppy that is & not Angela…………….   Class 2 Restricted Prelim 7 was won by Rosie Mason and her lovely grey Skellorn Montgomery, they went on to do the double winning the Open Intro C!  Class 4 Open Prelim 18 & class 6 Novice 24 were both won by Lisa Westwood & Pingate Holly with respect scores of 70.83% & 71.54% narrowly piping Alison Geary on Machno Nestor in the Novice.  Alison also won the Elementary 42 with a very creditable 70.15%

The Freestyle was down to the big boys! Won by Christine Harrison & Daffy  2nd on part Shire Mr Bosley myself Charne & 3rd Gemma-Rae Dale on Shire Harold. Some great music had the audiences feet tapping.  Special mention to  Junior Members Tom & Lottie Dennett who swapped horses/ponies to come 3rd in both of their prelim classes.

Many thanks to Judge Heidi-Ann Smith, writer Sarah Hobson, scorers & stewards Katie Wood, Kath Lomas & Angela Santos Rosa for their efforts on the day J


Best wishes

Team Chapel

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