Bedale & West of Yore PC. - Oct 24: Mounted games training, 5-7pm, at Catterick. For details ring Rowan on 01748 832829. Competition rallies, ten years and over, REC Oct 18, YRC Oct 25. For further details phone Robert 01845 526185.

Bedale Hunt SC. - Oct 17: Hunter trial at Maunby Hall, near Thirsk. For details telephone 01325 378259.

BHS County Durham Committee. - Oct 17: Streatlam Park pleasure ride to start between 10am and 1.30. Entries on the day. BHS PC members £10, non-members £12, optional jump schooling £6 extra. Access from the A68 Barnard Castle-Staindrop road. Details from Jane McComb on 01325 378980.

BSPS Area 3a. - Oct 31: Winter novice show at Northallerton EC. For schedules send sae to Linda Ransome, 30 Tameside, Stokesley, N Yorks TS9 5PE.

Cleveland Hunt PC. - Games practice every Monday, 6.30-8pm, at Thornton. Oct 17: Pleasure ride from Woodhouse Farm, Little Ayton between 10am and 12.30, £10 adults, £5 children. For more details contact Peter Jones on 01642 282904 or 0797 6850308. Oct 29: Halloween treasure hunt ride from Ingleby Greenhow, tel Shirley 01642 723577. Winter rallies at Unicorn Centre, junior and senior, starting Oct 31, ring Shirley as above. Nov 19: Awards evening and supper at Ingleby Greenhow Village Hall, tickets available from any committee member.

Darlington & District RC. - Peter Allen SJ training on Monday afternoons at Foxberry (on grass), phone Sara 01325 718792. Teams needed for Oct 17 SJ, Nov 14 riding test, Dec 5 equi SJ, all at Holmeside. Phone Joanne 01325 721368. Agm details to follow - nominations for committee needed, phone Sara 01325 718792. Nov 13: Coach trip to Robinsons Equestrian Store, open to non-members, 10pc off on the day, contact Angela Peacock 01325 730722 for details.

Darrowby & District RC. - Winter novice show jumping at NEC: Nov 13, Dec 11, Feb 12, Apr 9, 1pm start, open to all, entries on the day, points accumulated to decide a champion in April. Winter pick a test dressage at NEC: 6pm start on Oct 20, Nov 17, Dec 15, Jan 19, Feb 23, Mar 23, points accumulated to decide a champion in March. All the above open to everyone, further details on 01347 821511.

Durham & Teesside Group, Endurance GB. - Dec 9: Agm and Christmas meal, Mount Oswald Manor, Durham. Tel 0191 3789544 for info and tickets, all welcome.

East Cleveland PC. - Oct 17: X-country, Wags, 2-4pm (to be confirmed). Oct 25: One-day event, Wags (to be confirmed). Oct 28: Sponsored ride, Roseberry Topping car park, 10.30am. All rallies to be booked one week in advance with Claire or Chris.

Foxberry Chasers. - XC course open for schooling every day. Heights to suit all. New jump into water for limited period only before course changes for 2005. Schooling days every Saturday in November - open all, £12 per horse. Call Sara 01325 718792 or 07793 444247.

Hambleton & District RC. - Oct 17: Indoor hunter trial, REC. Oct 21: Tuition, REC. Oct 28: Show jumping, REC. Oct 29-31: Polo, REC. Oct 31: Team/ind SJ, REC. For enquiries or schedules sae to Mrs V Pape, Grange Farm, Croft on Tees, Darlington DL2 2TP, tel 01325 720846.

Hamsterley Riding Association. - Oct 31: Charity Halloween ride in aid of ILPH at the Grove area, Hamsterley Forest. Start 11.15. Fancy dress. £5 adult members, £10 non-members, £3 junior riders. For entries and details sae to Julie-Anne Weir, 4 Saunders Avenue, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham DL13 3QA.

Hurworth Hunt PC. - Oct 21: Polo training at Nigel Tutty's, 7pm. Everyone welcome. No ponies. Oct 27: Rally, Northallerton EC, all ages, names to Mrs Arrand, 01845 597457. Winter training starts after half term for 9yrs and over. Ring Mrs J Mogridge on 01845 527375 for further details.

Northallerton RC. - Oct 19: 8-10 yrs & 11-13 yrs competition night at Northallerton Equestrian Centre. Oct 20: 7-9pm 14-16 yrs and seniors competition night. Oct 22: noon-1pm at Northallerton EC with Robert Blane. To book please ring Myra on 01609 779937 between 7 and 9pm on Monday evening. Oct 24: Open showcross at The Manor House, Newsham, Thirsk. Classes - triers (2ft max), novice 2ft 9in and open 3ft 3in. For schedule send sae to K Stanley, 1 Halfpenny Houses, Clifton, Ripon HG4 4AF. Enquiries 01765 689009. Nov 5, 12 and 19: Young horse course with Robert Blane at Northallerton EC, £45, to book contact Margaret on 01677 423658. Nov 5, 12 and 19: young horse course with Robert Blane at Northallerton EC - £45. To book contact Margaret on 01677 423658.

North Eastern Counties WPCA. - Nov 13: Foal & youngstock show inc ridden PUK qualifiers, Richmond EC, sae for schedules G McNiff, c/o 12 Rossway, Darlington, Co Durham DL1 3RG. Entries close Nov 1.

Side saddle show. - Oct 24: At Dalton Piercy, side saddle morning, astride classes start 1.30 with M&M, WH, PC pony etc, schedules from B Gray, 6 South View, Brafferton, Darlington.

Saltburn & District Bridleways Group. - Oct 29: Night at the races at Redcar Rugby Club, 8pm. Tickets £2. Tel Judith on 01642 514502, all welcome. December fashion show by Armstrong Richardson of Stokesley (date to be confirmed). Jan 22: Table top sale at Marske Leisure Centre, 10am, all welcome.

Scottish and Northern WPCA. - Nov 7: Foal and young stock show at Swarland Equestrian Centre. For details, send sae to Miss L Henderson, Hill View Farm, Long Horsley, Morpeth NE65 8RA.

South Durham PC. - Oct 21 and 29 (note change of date): Show jumping rally, Dalton Piercy. Oct 24: Showcross, Yafforth, for schedules and details send sae to Zoe Davidson Oct 31: Junior games rally, Dalton Piercy. Nov 7: Unmounted stable management rally.

South Durham SC. - At Dalton Piercy indoor school. Oct 16: Dressage for juniors and seniors, prelim and novice classes. Oct 28: Thursday night show jumping for horses and ponies, 6pm clear round. Enquiries 01429 274881 or 01429 273444.

Streatlam Park RC. - Show jumping clinics with Peter Allen every Monday, to book telephone Donna 01833 637873.

Tees Valley RC. - Oct 24: First leg of winter league dressage, members and friends, 1.30pm, prelim 4 and novice 21. Ring Debbie for details on 01642 788139. Nov 6/7: Dressage clinic with Corrine Dingley, open to non-members, ring Debbie for details.

Unicorn Centre. - Oct 17 and Nov 21: Dressage and novice show jumping, dressage to start 9am and show jumping at 12.45. Schedules available from the secretary, 01642 576222. Oct 26, Nov 30, Dec 14, Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 29: Winter dressage series, no entries on the day. Telephone 01642 576222 for details. Nov 9 and 23: Unaffiliated show jumping, 6-11pm, entries taken on the night.

Yarm & District SC. - Oct 17 and Nov 14: Area 2 winter league show jumping and riding test at Holmeside. Teams required. Tel Nicky on 01642 598076. Oct 18: Annual meeting, Fox Covert, 8pm. Oct 24: Show jumping at Saltburn Riding Centre, contact Chris for places 01287 624023. Oct 30: Cross-country training with Paddy Muir at Helen Bell's, contact Chris for a place, 01287 624023. Nov 7: Members' winter league dressage series at the Unicorn Centre. Nov 22: Demonstration by Charles Wilson on Natural Horsemanship, Unicorn Centre, 7pm. Members and guest only. Names to Nicky 01642 598076. Dec 5: Equitation jumping team required for winter league at Dalton Piercy. Dec 12: Members' Christmas show, 10-1pm, Unicorn Centre. Dec 17: Christmas meal, Falcon at Hilton. Dec 19: Members' Christmas show jumping at Saltburn Riding Centre. Jan 9: Members' combined training at Unicorn Centre. Jan 23: Teams required for winter league show jumping at Holmeside. Flat work and jumping training ongoing, tel Chris 01287 624023 if interested. Teams and other information tel Nicky 01642 598076.

Zetland Hunt PC. - Oct 27: Rally, seniors ring Vanessa 01325 251205, juniors ring Evelyn 01388 718482. Dec 30: Festive SJ at REC