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A Royal Occasion

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

Our first Point to Point of the season took us to Alnwick and the Ratcheugh Racing Club on December 11th. This is one of our regular northern Point to Point destinations and it’s always a day to look forward to with plenty of runners and quality racing. A few weeks later we headed [...]

Santa’s Little Helper’s busy at WRS HQ

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

As I write we’re getting ready for the Jack Berry House Christmas Fair on Friday 9th December. I hope many of you will get the chance to pop along and see our stand as well as the many other stand holders attending the event. This is a great opportunity to help support the good work [...]

Farewell to a friend

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Wendy's Blog, White Rose Saddlery|

As many of you will know I lost my little dog and companion Georgie a few weeks ago.  She has left and enormous void in my life having been at my side for the last 14 years.  She hadn’t been good for a little while but it didn’t make it any easier when she died.  She [...]

The Worshipful Company of Saddlers Visit White Rose Saddlery

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Wendy's Blog, White Rose Saddlery|

We continue to be very busy in the workshop post-Christmas, along with our regular trips to the local Point to Point’s and preparing for the start of the flat season.  We’ve completed lots of embroidery work and this most recent addition to the business continues to thrive.  So much so I have acquired another embroidery machine to [...]

A busy September for our ‘Future Stars’

By | September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

The Charles Owen Conditions Final 2015 WRS Pony racing display at York Racecourse Presentation rug which was one of the prizes embroidered by WRS Pony racers in the parade ring at York Ollie Pears wearing his WRS breeches at Doncaster for the [...]

Remembering Chris with the White Rose Saddlery Amateur Riders’ Handicap Stakes

By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

Pip Tutty Jack Garritty Malton Stables Open Day 13th September 2015 This month saw our annual race sponsorship at Beverley “The White Rose Saddlery Amateur Riders’ Handicap Stakes” on 13th August. We sponsor this race in memory of my late husband, Chris, who sadly passed away on [...]

Racing in Pompadour and a busy embroidery workshop

By | July 30th, 2015|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

Embroidered SkyBet Hat Cover Cover Boy Jack Garritty Racing with James Reveley Embroidered gilet for Jedd O’Keeffe Embroidered sponsorship clothing for Ruth Carr/ Realistic I’ve been a bit delayed writing a blog post recently, partly down to a much needed holiday [...]

A royal visitor opens Jack Berry House and past racing memories are relived.

By | June 16th, 2015|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

Jack Berry with his statue and red cloak at the base Wendy in the 2014 Macmillan Charity Race Jonathon Gill and wife Edwina 12 jackets for Macmillan Charity Race   Suzzanne France   Everyone connected with racing in the north of [...]

What a season

By | May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

Chris Dawson on Kilmacallogue Bay Macmillan Charity Race jackets embroidered by WRS The South Durham Point to Point at Mordon on Saturday 16th May was our final race meeting of the season.  And what a season it’s been….. we managed to be in two places at once for Middleham Open [...]

A hectic few weeks at White Rose Saddlery

By | April 17th, 2015|Categories: Wendy's Blog|

TyreGiant Branded Clothing Guy Martin and Jo Les and his City and Guilds 2 Saddle Tic Toc at Middleham April has been a very hectic month at White Rose Saddlery.  Much of this has been attributed to the rule changes on jockey safety vests [...]