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Cotteswold Mounted Archers

[BHAA affiliated club]

 

Location:  near Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire.

 

Active members: 12 (including junior and disabled riders)

Established: 2015

 

Training:  All year round, any club member holding their BHAA Club horseback archery qualification can participate. We run BHAA and IHAA postal matches and members can try for their IHAA grades and study for BHAA qualifications. We also train together in ground archery.

 

New members: Those who hold their BHAA Club Horseback Archer qualification can join throughout the year. 

 

Beginners?  The club teaches beginners all year round with both indoor ground archery and indoor horseback archery sessions at local riding schools. 

 

Do I need my own horse?:  for the most part yes, though we have regular club sessons at Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre lined up where you can hire one of their horses.

 

Head coach:  Helen Barnes (BHAA Club Coach)

 

Other coaching expertise in the club:  Nicola West (BHAA Club Coach and Archery GB Level 1 Coach), Alex Austin (BHAA Club Coach) 

 

Held within the club:  First Aid certificate - yes (AA), DBS certificate - yes (HB, NW), Safeguarding course - yes (HB, NW)

 

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Club successes:

[2016, BHAA National Championships] Alex Lockwood 3rd in the Aussie Triple, Nicola West won the Walk Class and Éowyn Barnes-Short (9yrs old) came 4th. 

[2016 International match vs The Netherlands] Aliénor Barnes-Short and Alex Lockwood on the bronze medal winning team.