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Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre 2017 Showing Shows Points Competition
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Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre 2017 Showing Shows Points Competition

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre 2017 Showing Shows Points Competition

This show is affiliated to Equine Sports UK (ESUK) taking place at Arena UK, Grantham, Lincolnshire on the 4th – 7th August 2016. The three highest placed exhibits will qualify in each (qualifying) class.

Qualifier for TSR Showing  Finals

Equifest Qualifiers Plus SSADL

Show Secretary

Miss Natalie Price-07866658439

info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk

 

 

RING ONE

Working Hunter Ring

9.30: Working Hunter Clear Round – £5.00 a round

 

Working Hunter Pony Classes. To start at approximately 10.00am

 

Class 1: Working Hunter Pony Nursery Stakes – Fences Approximately 1’6”:  Open to ponies 14.2hh and under – Not to have been placed first or second in any Working Hunter Class as of January 2016. May be on or off the lead rein (class may be split if sufficient entries). Riders 16 years & under (as of 1st January 2016)

Equine Sports UK Qualifier W28 – Fledgling Pony. TSR QUALIFIER

Class 2: Novice Working Hunter Pony – Fences Approximately 1’9”: Open to ponies 41.2 and under. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony – class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. Equine Sports UK Qualifier W30 – Novice Pony

TSR QUALIFIER

Class 3: Mountain & Moorland Working Hunter (Small Breeds) – Fences

Approximately 1’9”- 2’: Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight

for their pony NEDZ / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND WORKING HUNTER PONIES-

Mountain and Moorland Working Hunter pony, registered with their respective Pure

Bred Societies of Connemara, Dartmoor, Dales, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New

Forest, Shetland or Welsh A, B, C or D.  Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and

over. Riders any age.  If classes are divided, they must be divided by height and

NOT by Breed, Equine Sports UK Qualifier W34 – M&M TSR QUALIFIER

Class 4: Working Hunter Pony – Fences Approximately 2’6’: Open to ponies 14.2 and under. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony – class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 5: Open Working Hunter Pony – Fences Approximately 3’: Open to ponies 14.2 and under. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony – class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. Equine Sports UK Qualifier W32 –Open Pony

TSR QUALIFIER

 

 

Class 6: Riding Club Pony- Open to ponies 14.2hh & under. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony. Snaffle Bridle only. Riders will be required to jump a small fence approximately 1’9” –2’. TSR QUALIFIER

LUNCH BREAK:  = CLASS 7 NOT TO START BEFORE 1.30

 

Working Hunter Horse Classes. To start approximately 1.30

 

Working Hunter Clear Round – £5.00 a round (£1.00 extra for a rosette)

 

Class 7: Coloured, Spotted, Palomino & Dun Working Hunter

Open to horse or ponies. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for the horse/pony. Fences height of 2ft 3ins

 

Class 8: Beginners Working Hunter Horse

Open to horses 14.2hh and over – Not to have been placed first or second in any Working Hunter Class as of January 2016. Riders 16 years and over  (as of 1st January 2016).  Fence height approximately 2ft. Equine Sports UK Qualifier W29 – Fledgling Horse. TSR QUALIFIER

Class 9: Novice Working Hunter Horse – Fences Approximately 2’3”: Open to horses over 14.2hh – not to have been placed first or second in any Working Hunter Class as of January 2016.  Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their horse class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries.  Equine Sports UK Qualifier W34 – M&M

TSR QUALIFIER

THE STOKES FAMILY / OPEN WORKING HUNTER

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms.  Riders of stallions to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year.  Maximum height of fences 1.14m (3’9”) at the discretion of the Judges.

 

Class 10: Mountain& Moorland Working Hunter (Large Breeds) – Fences

Approximately 2’3”-2’6”: Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight

for their pony. Equine Sports UK Qualifier W34 – M&M. TSR QUALIFIER

NEDZ / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND WORKING HUNTER PONIES-

Mountain and Moorland Working Hunter pony, registered with their respective Pure

Bred Societies of Connemara, Dartmoor, Dales, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New

Forest, Shetland or Welsh A, B, C or D.  Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and

over. Riders any age.  If classes are divided, they must be divided by height and

NOT by Breed.

 

 

RING ONE (Cont’d)

 

Class 11: Riding Club Horse – Open to horses over 14.2hh. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony. Snaffle bridle only. Riders will be required to Jump a Small Fence approximately 2’-2’3”.

Class 12: Working Hunter Horse – Fences Approximately 2’9”-3’: Open to horses over 14.2hh. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their horse– class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. TSR QUALIFIER

THE STOKES FAMILY / OPEN WORKING HUNTER

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms.  Riders of stallions to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year.  Maximum height of fences 1.14m (3’9”) at the discretion of the Judges.

 

Class 13: Open Working Hunter – Fences Approximately 3’3’’: Open to horses over 14.2hh. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony – class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. Equine Sports UK Qualifier W33 – Open Horse. TSR QUALIFIER

THE STOKES FAMILY / OPEN WORKING HUNTER

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms.  Riders of stallions to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year.  Maximum height of fences 1.14m (3’9”) at the discretion of the Judges.

 

                     

RING TWO

 

Ridden Showing. To start approx 10.00am

 

Class 14: Complete Beginners Showing – Open to horses or ponies – Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony – class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. Open to lead rein riders. Correct standard hat, boots, gloves & jodhpurs MUST be worn. Jackets not necessary, but riders’ arms must be covered. NO cantering. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 15: Novice Horse or Pony – Open to horses or ponies – Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony – class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2016) if sufficient entries. Open to lead rein riders. Correct standard hat, boots, gloves & jodhpurs must be worn; Jackets not necessary, but riders’ arms must be covered. NO cantering in the ‘go round’. TSR QUALIFIER

Class 16:  Novice Rider- Open to all new to showing or nervous  rider TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 17: Ridden Re-trained Racehorse – Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their horse. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S26 – Re-trained Racehorse  TSR QUALIFIER

Class 18: Ridden Hunter Open to horses over 14.2hh. Riders any age, but must

be a suitable height and weight for their pony. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S23 – Ridden Hunter TSR QUALIFIER

 BLACK COUNTRY SADDLES EQUIFEST / RIDDEN HUNTERS -Open Ridden
Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over, exceeding 153cms.  Riders any age.
 Classes may be divided as follows:

Lightweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying up to 12.7 stone.

Middleweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying 12.7 stone but not 14 stone.

Heavyweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over capable of carrying over 14 stone.

 

Class 19: Riding Horse – Open to horses over 14.2hh. Riders any age, but must be

a suitable height and weight for their horse. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S22 – Riding Horse- TSR QUALIFIER

NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDING HORSES – Open Riding Horse, mare or gelding,

4 years old and over, any height.  Riders any age.

Classes may be divided as follows:

      Small Riding Horses – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 158cms.  Riders any age.

      Large Riding Horses – mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding

      158cms.  Riders any age.

Class 20: Ridden Cob – Hogged or Hairy – Open to horses or ponies. Riders any

age but must a suitable height and weight for their pony. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S24 – Ridden Cob- TSR QUALIFIER

NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDDEN COBS -Open Ridden Cob, mare or gelding,4years old & over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.  Riders any age. Classes may be divided as follows: Open Lightweight Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.  Open Heavyweight Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.THE HOOD SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST MAXI COBS –Open Maxi Cobs, mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 155cms – to be judged as Cobs.  Riders any age.

 

Class 21:Ridden Sports HorseTSR QUALIFIER

Class 21A: Best Rescue Ridden- Open to horses and ponies. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony

 

RING TWO (Cont’d)

 

Class 22: Ridden Irish Draught – Pure or part-bred. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their horse. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 23:Ridden Coloured, Spotted, Palomino or Dun – Open to horses and ponies. Riders any age, but must be a suitable height and weight for their pony.

BSPA / EQUIFEST RIDDEN PIEBALD / SKEWBALD- Open ridden
Piebald/Skewbald stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over.  Riders any age.
The first three places will also qualify for the BSPA Championship. Subject to their
show rules & conditions.

Classes may be divided according to entries.

Equine Sports UK QualifierS27 – Ridden Coloured TSR QUALIFIER

LUNCH BREAK: CLASS 24 NOT TO START BEFORE 1.30.

 

Class 24: Lead Rein  – Open to ponies 12.2hh & under, Riders 9 years and under (as of 1st January 2016). Snaffle bridle only & lead rein must be attached to the nose Band. No cantering. Class will be split for presentation of rosettes.

DAVEY’S LIVESTOCK TRANSPORT LTD/EQUIFEST SHOW PONY LEAD REIN

Leading Rein Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over not exceeding 128cms.  Riders not to have attained their 8th birthday before 1st January in the current year.  To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle.  Lead rein to be attached to the noseband only.

T WALKER HGV/ EQUIFEST SHOW HUNTER PONY- LEAD REIN

Show Hunter Pony – Lead Rein, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 122cms.  Rider not to have attained their 9th Birthday before 1st January in the current year.

Equine Sports UK Qualifier S18 – Lead Rein Pony. TSR QUALIFIER

Class 25: Best Lead Rein Rider – open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 9 years and under. Snaffle bridle only & lead rein must be attached to the nose band. No cantering. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 26: Tiny Tots Lead Rein– open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 5 years and under Snaffle Bridle Only& Lead Rein must be attached to the Nose Band. No cantering. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 27: Lead Rein Mountain & Moorland- open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 9 years and under. Snaffle bridle only & Lead rein must be attached to the Nose band. No cantering. TSR QUALIFIER

CANVERNOMA ALLIANCE UK/EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND LEAD REIN

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies, registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Dartmoor, Exmoor, New Forest, Shetland and Welsh A or B.  Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms.  Riders not to have attained their 9th birthday before 1st January in the current year.  To be led by an attendant and shown in a snaffle bridle, the lead rein to be attached to the noseband only.

 

RING TWO (Cont’d)

 

Class 28: First Year First Ridden-

Open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 9 years and under. Snaffle bridle only. No Cantering on ‘go round’ TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 29: First Ridden- Open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 9 years and under. Snaffle bridle only. No cantering on go round- Equine Sports UK Qualifier S19 – First Pony TSR QUALIFIER

CHANTREY FLEMING FAMILY/EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND FIRST RIDDEN

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies, registered with their respective Pure Bred

Societies of Dartmoor, Exmoor, New Forest, Shetland, and Welsh A or B.  Mare or

gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms.  Riders not to have attained

their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year.   To be shown in any

suitable bridle.

WELLBURY PARK STUD & RIDGEWAY VET PHYSIO/ EQUIFEST SHOW PONY

FIRST RIDDEN- First Ridden Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not

exceeding 128cm.  Riders not to have attained their 10th birthday before 1st January

in the current year.  To be shown in any suitable bridle.

 

Class 30: Best Junior Rider- 16 years and under. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 31: Ridden Show/Riding Pony – Open to ponies 14.2hh & under – Riders 16

years & under (as of 1st January 2016). Equine Sports UK Qualifier S21 – Ridden Show Pony  TSR QUALIFIER

SIGNATURE COMMUNICATIONS / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW PONIES

Open Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 148cms.

Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before the 1st January in the current

year.

Classes may be divided as follows:

Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms.  Riders

not to have attained their 13th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 128cms but not

exceeding 138cms.  Riders not to have attained their 15th birthday before 1st

January in the current year.

Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 138cms but not

exceeding 148cms.  Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st

January in the current year.

 

RING TWO (Cont’d)

 

Class 32: Ridden Show Hunter Pony – Open to ponies 14.2hh & under – Riders 16

years & under (as of 1st January 2016). Equine Sports UK Qualifier S20 – Show Hunter Pony. TSR QUALIFIER

KBIS / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW HUNTER PONIES

Show Hunter Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 153cms.

Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before the 1st January in the current

year.

Classes may be divided as follows:

Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 122cms. Riders not to have

attained their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year. Mare or gelding,4

years old and over, exceeding 122cms but not exceeding 133cms.  Riders not to

have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year.Mare or

gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 133cms but not exceeding 143cms.

Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current

year. Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 143cms but not exceeding

153cms.  Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before 1st January in the

current year.

 

Class 33: Ridden Open – open to horses or ponies, any breed, Riders to be suitable height and weight for their pony. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 34: Ridden Mountain and Moorland Pure or Part Bred: Small Breeds. Riders any age but must be a suitable size for their horse or pony. May be on the lead rein. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S17 – Ridden M&M – Small Breeds

TSR QUALIFIER

THE HEWITT FAMILY / EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D.  Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over.  Rider any age.  This class may be divided as appropriate.

Class 35: Ridden Mountain and Moorland Pure Bred or Part Bred: Large Breeds

 riders any age but must be a suitable size for their horse or pony. May be on the

lead rein. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S17 – Ridden M&M Large Breeds

TSR QUALIFIER

THE HEWITT FAMILY / EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure

Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New

Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D.  Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old

and over.  Rider any age.

This class may be divided as appropriate.

 

RING TWO (Cont’d)

 
Class 36: Open Ridden Part-Bred- stallion, mare or gelding, open to all part bred
breeds. Riders any age – TSR QUALIFIER
 EQUIFEST RIDDEN PART BREDS
Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over.  Exhibits in this section must be
registered in the Part Bred section of their respective Breed Society.  Registration
numbers must be stated on the entry form.  Horses and ponies will not be ridden at
the final.  Riders any age.
Class may be divided as appropriate.

 

RING THREE

 

 In-hand Showing. To start approx 10.00am

 

Class 37:Yearlings-pure or part bred, Any breed –  Colt, filly or gelding. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 38: Young Stock: Two& Three Year olds : Pure or part breed,  Any breed . Colt, filly or gelding. TSR QUALIFIER

Class 39: In hand Mountain and Moorland Small Breeds–pure and part bred any

age Stallions must be handled by 16years and over (as of 1st January 2016).

Stallions must be bitted. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S10 – M&M Small Breeds

EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND IN HAND

Open to In Hand Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective

Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New

Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D.  Stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.

This class may be divided as appropriate

 

Class 40: In hand Mountain and Moorland Large Breeds–Pure and part bred any age Stallions must be handled by 16years and over (as of 1st January 2016). Stallions must be bitted. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S17 – Ridden M&M Large Breeds TSR QUALIFIER

EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND IN HAND

Open to In Hand Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D.  Stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.

This class may be divided as appropriate

 

Class 41: In hand Shetland/Miniatures- Must be handled by an adult 14 years and over (as of 1st January 2016). Stallions must be bitted. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 42:In hand Riding type– Open to horses or ponies 14.2hh & under – Riders
16 years & under or over  (as of 1st January 2016) TSR QUALIFIER
 EQUIFEST IN HAND RIDING PONIES  In hand Riding Ponies, stallion, mare, colt,
 filly or gelding.  Any age, not to exceed 153cms at maturity.

Classes may be divided according to entries.

Equine Sports UK Qualifier S11 – In-hand Horse

Equine Sports UK Qualifier S12 – In-hand Pony

RING THREE (Cont’d)

 

Class 43: Young Handler – 7 years and under (as of 1st January 2016). May be assisted by an adult. TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 44: Young Handler – 8 – 13 years (as of 1st January 2016) May be assisted by an adult. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S16 – Young Handler TSR QUALIFIER

Class 45: Novice Handler – 14 -18 years (as of 1st January 2016).

Equine Sports UK Qualifier S16 – Young Handler TSR QUALIFIER

Class 46: Bonny Horse or Pony – any breed or type. Children may be assisted by an adult.

TSR QUALIFIER

Class 47: In hand Senior Horse or Pony. Open mixed age -15 years and over (Please show the animal’s age on the off-side of the bridle) TSR QUALIFIER

Equine Sports UK Qualifier S14 – In-hand Veteran

Classes 47 & 56 are SSADL 1st Round Qualifiers:  Competitors need not be SSADL members to compete in these 1st round classes, but MUST be members in order to compete in a 2nd round qualifier. Qualifications will only be deemed valid if judged by a SSADL panel judge. These classes are also qualifiers for the Summer Championship show –April, May, June, July & August shows only).

 

 

LUNCH BREAK: CLASS 48 NOT TO START BEFORE 1.30

 

Class 48: Open in hand – open to any breed, any age TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 49: In hand part bred- open to all part bred breeds and age or height TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 50: In hand Irish Draught- pure or part bred TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 51: In hand coloured, spotted, palomino and dun- open to horses or

ponies any age. Equine Sports UK Qualifier S13 – In-hand Coloured

TSR QUALIFIER

 BSPA / EQUIFEST IN HAND PIEBALD / SKEWBALD-Open in Hand Piebald /
Skewbald stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.  The first three places will
also qualify for the BSPA Championships.  Subject to their show rules & conditions
Classes may be divided according to entries.    
  
Class 52: In hand Retrained Race Horse.     TSR QUALIFIER

 

Class 53 In hand Hunter Type- open to horse or ponies TSR QUALIFIER

Class 53A: In Hand Best Rescue- Open to horses or Ponies

 

Class 54: In hand Cobs – Hogged or Hairy – Open to horses or ponies
 TSR QUALIFIER
 
Class 55: Best Senior Rider- Riders 17 & over TSR QUALIFIER
 
Class 56: Ridden Senior- Open mixed age 15years and over    (Please show the
animal’s age on the off-side of the bridle)   TSR QUALIFIER
Equine Sports UK Qualifier S25 – Ridden Veteran
Classes 47 & 56 are SSAD 1st Round Qualifiers:  Competitors need not be
SSAD members to compete in these 1st round classes, but MUST be
members in order to compete in a 2nd round qualifier. Qualifications will
only be deemed valid if judged by a SSAD panel judge. These classes
are also qualifiers for the Summer Championship show –April, May, June, July &
August shows only).

 

 

 

 

 

TSR Regional Finals – This show is a  qualifier for the 2017 TSR  Regional Finals. Qualify and enter ANY of the Regional Finals Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South, Wales & South West or Scottish. You Do Not have to be a TSR member to qualify or enter a final. The Rider/Handler qualifies and can enter any horse/pony in any number of Finals!
TSR  Riders Finals  – 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will receive a qualification card in the ring.

TSR  In Hand Finals – The two highest placed Handlers with a TSR In Hand Card will qualify in any In Hand class. Handlers  MUST have their cards signed in the ring by the judge/steward, cards are available FREE from the TSR website.  Full details at http://www.theshowingregister.co.uk/

TSR Medal Awards – TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures and redeem for a TSR Medal see TSR website for details.

BSHA Grass Roots & SHGB Riding Club Champs – With a TSR qualification card you can also enter the BSHA Grass Roots Champs in Sept at Addington Equestrian Centre – You do not have to be a BSHA member to qualify or enter the final. See www.britishshowhorse.org PLUS the Sport Horse GB Riding Club Championship www.sporthorsegb.co.uk

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre

Office: 01782 551961 

Mobiles: 07866658439  07815803775

Riding School: 074965521      

info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk

 

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre    Riding School at Lodge Farm &      Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre

Aug
21
Mon
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
22
Tue
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
23
Wed
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Wednesday Evening Clear Round Schooling/Jump Practice
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Clear Round Schooling/Jump Practice

Weekly Wednesday Evening Clear Round Schooling/Jump Practice                                                          Held every Wednesday Evening in the Outdoor Arena while the evenings are light enough. Starting at 5.00pm, the jumps will increase in height at set times throughout the evening, although we will try, when possible, to be flexible so as to help those who cannot always get here for the earlier times. Once a month (when ground conditions are suitable), there will also be a course of Working Hunter Fences (including the ‘Water Splash’, available on the Grass Arena for Clear Round Practice.

Starting at 5.00pm          Cross Poles (Very Small)

Not before 5.30pm            45cm-55cm approx

Not before 6.00pm            55cm-65cm approx

Not before 6.30pm            65cm-75cm approx

Not before 7.00pm            75cm-85cm approx

Not before 7.30pm            85cm-95cm approx

Not before 8.00pm           95cm-105cm approx

Not before 8.30pm          105cm-115cm approx

Not before 9.00pm          115cm-125cm approx

Just £5.00 a round & £1.00 extra for a Rosette

The Arena Cafe will be open throughout the evening for hot & cold refreshments and drinks, serving good quality homemade and locally produced food.                                                                                                E-mail: info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk  

Aug
24
Thu
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
25
Fri
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
26
Sat
Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Pony Club Badge Training
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Pony Club Badge Training

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Pony Club Group meets for Badge Training.

8.00 – 12.30

£14.00 – Must be a Pony Club Member to attend.

Riding Schools Lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
27
Sun
Caverswall District Riding club
Aug 27 @ 5:34 pm – 6:34 pm

Please Visit www.caverswallrc.org for more info

Aug
28
Mon
Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre 2017 Dressage Points Competition
Aug 28 all-day
Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre 2017 Dressage Points Competition

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre 2017 Dressage Competition

Monday 28th August 2017

Class One A: Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Walk & Trot Lead Rein Test (2017)

Class One B: Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Walk & Trot Test – off the Lead Rein (2017)

Class Two: BD Intro C (2016) DUK

Class Three: BD Prelim 15 (2008) DUK

Class Four: BD Novice 23 (2012) DUK

Class Five: BD Elementary 40 (2010) DUK

Entry Fees – Class One A & B: £10.00 and Classes Two, Three. Four & Five: £10.00

Entries to arrive, with Full Payment, by Friday 25th  and Times available on Saturday 26th  on the Lodge Farm

Web-site after 12.00 noon. Please Do Not Enter Via Facebook or Text.

Please make Cheques Payable to: Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre

Or payment can be made by Bank Transfer, details are as follows

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre – Sort Code 01-05-02 & Account no. 36156221

Send To; Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, off Mill Lane , Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs , ST9 0BN Please Remember to make it Clear on all Bank Transfers & Cheques for Which Training Event or Competition you are paying.o, Prelim, Novice and Elementary.

Dressage UK

Schedule available soon.

Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
29
Tue
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Aug
30
Wed
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Wednesday Evening Clear Round Schooling/Jump Practice
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Clear Round Schooling/Jump Practice

Weekly Wednesday Evening Clear Round Schooling/Jump Practice                                                          Held every Wednesday Evening in the Outdoor Arena while the evenings are light enough. Starting at 5.00pm, the jumps will increase in height at set times throughout the evening, although we will try, when possible, to be flexible so as to help those who cannot always get here for the earlier times. Once a month (when ground conditions are suitable), there will also be a course of Working Hunter Fences (including the ‘Water Splash’, available on the Grass Arena for Clear Round Practice.

Starting at 5.00pm          Cross Poles (Very Small)

Not before 5.30pm            45cm-55cm approx

Not before 6.00pm            55cm-65cm approx

Not before 6.30pm            65cm-75cm approx

Not before 7.00pm            75cm-85cm approx

Not before 7.30pm            85cm-95cm approx

Not before 8.00pm           95cm-105cm approx

Not before 8.30pm          105cm-115cm approx

Not before 9.00pm          115cm-125cm approx

Just £5.00 a round & £1.00 extra for a Rosette

The Arena Cafe will be open throughout the evening for hot & cold refreshments and drinks, serving good quality homemade and locally produced food.                                                                                                E-mail: info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk  

Aug
31
Thu
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Sep
1
Fri
Riding School Lessons – Indoor areana
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Sep
2
Sat
Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Pony Club Badge Training
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Pony Club Badge Training

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Pony Club Group meets for Badge Training.

8.00 – 12.30

£14.00 – Must be a Pony Club Member to attend.

Riding Schools Lessons- Indoor Arena
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome to ‘The Riding School at Lodge Farm’                                                                                                        Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks:

Information for Riders:

ALL new clients will be asked to book an induction which will involve filling in the necessary forms and checking Height & Weight before you are able to book your first lesson. ALL Assessment Lessons must be booked & paid for In Advance.

Cancellation Policy:

All lessons MUST be cancelled with at least 24 hours’ notice.  If cancelled after that period or following the Non Attendance of a lesson, Half your Lesson Fee WILL BE charged. Please make sure that when at Lodge Farm, cancellations made with your instructor, are recorded in the booking diary but PLEASE NOTE that for confirmation purposes ALL Cancellations Must ALSO Be Made via text or Voice Mail, to the Riding School Manager (Izzy) using the Riding School Mobile – 07496565521

Tuition:

  • All new clients will be offered a half hour private assessment lesson to determine their suitability to join a group also, which group will suit them best. If not yet ready to join a group, private lessons will be offered. Riding tuition is carefully planned and structured to meet the individual needs of clients.
  • Please note that due to the health and safety of clients, staff and horses, and the appropriateness of our current horses, at present the RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT is 12 & a half stone (79.37 kilos).
  • All riders must be able to walk, trot and canter independently and to a suitable level of competence before being offered a place in a group lesson, therefore introductory private half hour lessons will be available for beginners or more inexperienced clients.
  • Children from the age of seven years can receive introductory riding lessons, usually half hour private lessons, until they are of a suitable level of competence to join a group. Younger children, aged four to six years, will be offered fifteen minute lead rein lessons. Our Instructors may decide that individual children could be confident and strong enough to receive half hour private lessons before the age of seven.
  • Half hour children’s group lessons will consist of no more than four riders. One hour group lessons (Adults or Children), will consist of no more than six riders.
  • Semi-private lessons (two riders) are available for riders of similar ability who are no longer riding on the lead rein or lunge.
  • Private lessons (one to one tuition) are also available.
  • We aim to provide you with a horse/pony suited to your needs. Pupils are grouped according to ability and are encouraged to progress.
  • Your choice to ride is voluntary. We take care to provide suitable horses and ponies for our clients and we will do our utmost to keep you safe, however, horses and ponies may sometimes be unpredictable. Personal insurance is recommended.
  • All our instructors hold recognised teaching qualifications within the BHS (British Horse Society), RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) and/or ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) Structure. There may also be some supervised

Supervision and Safety:

  • All our staff and trainees are given training in safety procedures including what to do in the event of an accident or fire and hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications. They also receive regular on-going ‘in-house’ and external training.
  • Children will be supervised by qualified staff whilst they are participating in lessons.
  • Children will not be supervised outside their allocated lesson time – this is the responsibility of the accompanying parent, guardian or carer.
  • Clients arriving for lessons should wait in the gallery until met by your instructor or a member of staff.
  • Clients should not enter the arena or stable area unless accompanied by an instructor. Paddocks are strictly out of bounds at all times.
  • An incident book is kept at the Equestrian Centre for the recording of minor accidents by staff, trainees and clients.

Clothing:

  • Correctly fitting hats with attached 3 point fastening, to a current BSI standard MUST be worn (securely fastened) at all times when riding or handling horses or ponies. Hats can be borrowed from the Riding School.
  • Arms  MUST be covered when riding or handling the horses and ponies
  • Comfortable trousers or jodhpurs are recommended (not jeans).
  • Boots or shoes with smooth soles and small heels – NO wellingtons or trainers.
  • Gloves MUST be worn.
  • Warm, waterproof clothing must be worn in cold, wet weather.
  • A body protector which meets the current BETA (British Equestrian Trade. Body Protector Standard is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for cross country/arena event lessons.
  • All long hair MUST be tied back in a low pony tail, plait or hairnet – NO loose hair.
  • High-visibility /reflective safety wear MUST be worn when riding or leading on the road and when hacking out.
  • Jewelry should NOT be worn: hooped or drop earrings, bracelets, large rings and necklaces (and all body piercings), can be a hazard and for your safety should be REMOVED while riding or handling horses.
  • We have the right, on the grounds of health & safety, to refuse a rider if suitable clothing is not worn when riding.

Current Riding School Time Table:

Mondays: 9.30 – 6.30    Junior Stable Management Club: 5.30 – 7.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00

Saturdays: Pony Club Badge Training 9.30 – 12.30

Sundays: Lessons by Special Arrangement only

Regular or ‘One-off’ Lessons, Stable Management Training, University & School Groups or Hacks can also be arranged Any Weekday from 9.00am on wards – please contact the Riding School Manager to arrange.

Riders wishing to Hack must first arrange an Assessment Lesson and All Hacks will be Escorted – NO UNACCOMPANIED HORSE HIRE.

Prices:

10 minute ‘Walk About’ Pony Rides for 3 & 4 year olds Wednesdays and Fridays (During School Term Time Only): £10.00

Fifteen Minute Lead Rein Lessons – 4, 5 & 6 year olds: £10.00

 Half Hour Private Lessons£25.00

 45 Minute Adults Private Lesson – £ 40.00

 Half Hour Semi-private Lesson (two Riders of a Similar Ability and Riding independently in Walk & Trot – ie NOT on the Lead Rein) – Children 6 – 16 years &/or Adults: £20.00 per rider

Half Hour Children’s  Lead Rein Group Lesson (max six Riders): £15.00 per rider

 Half Hour Children’s Group Lesson (max Four Riders) Riding independently in Walk & Trot: £15.00 per rider

 One Hour  Group Lesson (max Six Riders) Children & Adults: £25.00 per rider

Pony Club Badge Training Saturday’s 9.30 – 12.30 (MUST be a Pony Club Member): £15.00

Riding School Contact Details:

Email – info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Riding School Manager: Izzy Green –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

Equestrian Centre Proprietors – Christina Carr – 07815803775  &  Ken Carr – 07973363781

Richard Hope Dressage Clinic
Sep 2 @ 5:49 pm – 6:49 pm

Dressage Training

with

BD Coach Richard Hope

 

 

Richard started his Dressage career with the late Lady Joicey and was involved with training from eminent coaches such as Christoph Hess and Stephen Clarke, and he also trained with FBHS &List 1 judge, Tim Downes.

Richard has been described as having a ‘real talent for helping grass roots riders’ and he believes in developing a clear basic skill set in the riders he works with, and developing performance through systematic and logical progression.

Richard has produced a wide variety of young horses, many of whom have worked successfully up the levels and have gone on to have fruitful  careers with riders from both the UK and overseas.

As well as the coaches already mentioned, Richard also has help with his own horses from British Olympic Dressage rider Richard Davidson FBHS.

Richard regularly coaches at BD training clinics, butis very happy to work with horses and riders of all ages, types and levels, and enjoys helping people to ‘exceed their perceived limitations’.

 

Private Lesson £40.00

45 minutes,

or Semi-private Lesson

(2 riders) 1 hour £30.00 each Please Note: a £10.00 deposit is required from each rider when booking

 

For further details please Contact

Natalie on 07866658439 or email Info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk

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