Equestrian

  • Induction stress over as training begins for Equestrian Championships

    Induction stress over as training begins for Equestrian Championships

    December 2, 2012 at 10:00 am

    The Sunderland Equestrian team are taking shape after completing two weeks of tough inductions. With the first competition fast approaching all of the hopefuls underwent a one to one induction to determine the level they were at. Club President, Nicole Pennels, said: “The organisation has been stressful and I’m glad […]

     
  • Penshaw equestrian centre where Sunderland's Equestrian team are based

    Sunderland Equestrian target team spirit

    November 8, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland Equestrian team have stressed the need for ‘team spirit’ to be the main focus this season. Club presidents and university staff have set targets of both improved performances in competitions and more involvement for both competing and non-competing riders. Club President, Nicole Pennels, said: “It’s been all […]

     
  • Penshaw equestrian centre where Sunderland's Equestrian team are based

    Sunderland Equestrian buoyed by freshers interest

    October 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland Equestrian team have cleared their first hurdle with a successful day at the Freshers Fayre. Over 90 students registered their interest on September 26, with the club still being contacted from both male and female students. However, despite the huge interest, existing club members are still […]

     
  • Equestrian A-team happy to be back in the saddle

    Equestrian A-team happy to be back in the saddle

    November 25, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Equestrian First Team returned from West Lothian in a positive mood after their first competition of the year. Despite finishing in 4th place the team showed some real promise during the event; Aimee Wallis, Alice Hounslow, Anna Garrod and Becky Davison were selected whilst club president […]

     
  • Equestrianism on First Glance

    Equestrianism on First Glance

    October 21, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    Equestrian? What is it? It’s tough being a reporter on a sport you’ve never seen before let alone heard of before. But perhaps that’s the problem that plagues many minority sports. Lack of exposure leads to a lack of understanding and more importantly a lack of funding. It’s a vicious […]