Cotteswold Mounted Archers

[BHAA affiliated club]

Location:  near Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire.

Active members: 20 (including junior 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, athough we have regular club sessons at Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre horse hire is limited.

Head coach:  Helen Barnes (BHAA Advanced Coach)

Other coaching expertise in the club:  Alex Austin (BHAA Club Coach)  Vince Amesbury (archery GB Coach)

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

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Club successes:

[2017 National Championships] Aliénor Barnes-Short won the Aussie Triple and came 3rd overall, Éowyn Barnes-Short won the Walk Class, Alex Austin 2nd in the Aussie Triple

[2017, SDHA Regional Championships] Aliénor Barnes-Short won the student grade Korean and Aussie Triple, Éowyn Barnes-Short 4th in the Walk 30

[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.