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Ballycash bang on the money for the November-December Dodson & Horrell PPORA Owner Trainer Award

Ballycash bang on the money for the November-December Dodson & Horrell PPORA Owner Trainer Award

Dodson & Horrell PPORA November-December Owner Trainer of the Month Award Winner Emlyn Parry (2nd from left) – image courtesy & copyright Phil Britt Photography    “That’s wonderful, really wonderful, I’m shocked – very shocked!” was the stunned response from Aberbargoed trainer Emlyn Parry on being told he’d won the November-December Dodson & Horrell PPORA […]

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JANUARY COURSE FULL – A FEW PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR FEBRUARY! Category B Permit Required for ALL Amateur Rider Races at the Cheltenham Festival

The AJA have advised that the January Category B Course is fully subscribed.   A few places remain on the February Course – this is the last chance to obtain a Category B Permit ahead of the Cheltenham Festival   The following information has been issued by the Point to Point Authority: Information for Riders – Amateur […]

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H.E.A.D  S.T.A.R.T to recovery – essential information about concussion symptoms, dos and don’ts from the BHA

H.E.A.D S.T.A.R.T to recovery – essential information about concussion symptoms, dos and don’ts from the BHA

The PPORA has joined forces with the PPA to distribute  the H.E.A.D S.T.AR.T to recovery leaflet produced by the BHA This leaflet provides useful information including an explanation of  the symptoms of concussion, dos and don’ts guidance if you or someone you know is affected, and contact details for the BHA Medical Department You’ll find […]

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WINNER ANNOUNCED! December PPORA Members’ Giveaway – Win a Birdie Calendar Bundle and Signed Birdie Cartoon Print of A.P. McCoy

WINNER ANNOUNCED! December PPORA Members’ Giveaway – Win a Birdie Calendar Bundle and Signed Birdie Cartoon Print of A.P. McCoy

We’re delighted to announce that the Birdie Bundle has been won by: Liz Nixon an Owner-Trainer from Northumberland.  Thanks to Weatherbys and Darren “Birdie” Bird there’s  a new members’ giveaway for this month!  We’ve a Birdie Calendar Bundle and a signed by Birdie Cartoon Print of A.P. McCoy to give away this month One winner […]

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“The horse that no-one wanted” – Crowded Room the horse that finished in splendid isolation – Callum Bickers-Price reflects on the horse and ride that gave him a dual career first

In the first in an occasional series of “In their own words” features,  Herefordshire based,novice trainer-rider Callum Bickers Price, amateur jockey to Henry Oliver, talks to Tessa Jenkins from the PPORA about that special feeling of training and riding a family owned horse to achieve a first career success When bargain buy Crowded Room crossed the line […]

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PPORA Christmas & New Year Office Hours

Christmas & New Year Office Hours Friday 22nd December 9 – 1 Monday 25th December Closed Tuesday 26th December Closed Wednesday 27th December Closed Thursday 28th December Closed Friday 29th December Hours 1 -5 Monday 1st January Closed Tuesday January 2nd 9 – 1 Wednesday January 3rd 1 -5 Thursday January 4th Closed Friday January […]

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