• Short Summary

    Members of a Riding Club in Sevenoaks, Kent, enjoy their horse ride through the woods.

  • Description

    Sevenoaks, Kent.

    M/S of a woman riding a horse through the countryside. Another woman follows her. Several shots of people riding and jumping. They all wear appropriate riding clothes and hats. They are members of a Riding Club in Sevenoaks, Kent. Over a hundred members keep their own horses there and they come at weekends to relax and enjoy a ride through the woods.

    M/S of an elderly man observing the riders. He is Colonel Jack Hence, one of Britain's foremost judges as well as the authority on riding. He helps the inexperienced riders with his guidance and advise. M/S of a jump as the riders jump over. L/S of another jump, further in the wood. Several riders jump over it one after another and ride away. M/S of a young woman getting on the horseback.

    Voiceover says that riding and jumping has become increasingly popular after the war and "...today nearly 90 riding clubs are affiliated with the British Horse Society."

    More M/S and L/S of people riding and jumping.

    Note: Combined print for this story is badly scratched.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    55.13
    Media URN:
    2050
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:34:00 / 01:17:27:00
    Canister:
    CP 095

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