Riding and the Countryside

1933 - 1935 , Buckinghamshire (County)

Nine short films linked by the theme of horse riding, comprising footage from Buckinghamshire horse shows, paddocks or horse rides.

Footage from the Princes Risborough Show, including riding variants on ‘school sports day’ contests, riding variant of musical chairs, and an inter-hunt giant ball pushing contest. Footage of Eunice Alliott feeding horses in the paddock of a hunting stables in Great Missenden. Shot of a horse jumping fences in the paddock at Great Missenden. The rider is possibly Eustace Alliott. Footage taken from horseback of a ride in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Footage from the Blairavon Show (Beamond End, Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire) including shots of the ‘Tally Ho’ and ‘Nimrod’ coach teams, some of the competitors and fences in the show jumping event for boys under 16, riding variants on ‘school sports day’ contests involving both young boys, girls and teenagers. The film also includes footage of three demonstration jumps by Captain Webber on his horse Seaplane filmed simultaneously at normal speed and in slow motion. Footage of Mr Knowles demonstrating how to open and close a gate on horseback. Footage from the Rat Catcher’s Show (no date) comprising shots of one competitor in a show jumping competition. Footage from the Great Missenden Horse Show of 1935, including female riders and their horses, a riding variant of a sack race contest involving young men and women; show jumping, some shot in slow motion; prize giving by Stanley Barratt; passengers on board an old times coach, the coach leaving the show. Shot from the Market Hall in Amersham of an old times coach passing the Hall.

Featured Buildings

High Street Amersham Great Missenden Hunting Stables Market Hall, Amersham

Featured Events

Princes Risborough Gymkhana [no date] Blairavon Show Furnivalls Cup, show jumping competition, Blairavon Show [no date] Rat Catcher’s Show Great Missenden Horse Show, 1935

Keywords

Amateur film; Horses, Horse-riding; Horsemanship; Show jumping; Old time coach teams

Intertitles

At the Gymkhana Princes Risboro’ Show How Bucephalus helped his master with the bloomers Musical chairs: or how to acquire a good seat Inter-Hunt Push-Ball In the paddock Great Missenden Hunting Stables An all day ride from Missenden to Bledlow, by Naphill Common, Bradenham Green and the Icknield Way We climb Wain Hill and return by the Icknield Way and Hampden Common The “Tally Ho” and “Nimrod” coach teams at the Blairavon Show Beamond End Jumping for the Furnivalls Cup for boys under 16 and ponies up to 14.2 hands The Ball Race The Dressing Up Race The Bending Race Musical flags Three demonstration jumps by Captain Webber on Seaplane – filmed simultaneously at normal and quarter speeds The correct way to open a gate demonstrated by Mr Knowles At the Rat Catcher’s Show Scenes from Gt Missenden Horse Show 1935 The Sack Race Some jumping – Much of it in slow motion Stanley Barratt, Old Berkeley MFH presents the awards The “Old Times” Coach – See Bertram Mills climb up! No extra charge!

Other Places

Princes Risborough; Great Missenden; Missenden to Bledlow (Naphill Common; Bradenham Green; Icknield Way); Wain Hill; Hampden Common; Beamond End; Amersham

Manifestations

Riding and the Countryside

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    2010/24
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