Upcoming Events


Nov
14
Wed
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 14 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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 night clear round schooling
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Nov
15
Thu
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 15 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club at Lodge Farm.

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre is a Linked Centre for Pony Club National.

Centre Membership of the Pony Club is designed for Riders without their own horse or pony or without transport but who wish to take part in Pony Club Activities.Open to anyone aged under 24 years.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Improving your Riding and Horse Care
  • Complete a range of Pony Club Tests and Achievement Badges
  • Competition Opportunities
  • All Members receive third party personal liability insurance – & a Quarterly Magazine !
  • Learning, Friendship and Fun !

How Much does Membership Cost ?

  • Centre Membership costs £29.00 a year
  • Badge Training every Saturday at Lodge Farm (8.30-4.30) costs £16.00

Pick up a Membership Application Form Today !

www.pcuk.org –enquiries@pcuk.org

Nov
16
Fri
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 16 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Nov
17
Sat
Pony Club badge Training
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Pony Club at Lodge Farm.

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre is a Linked Centre for Pony Club National.

Centre Membership of the Pony Club is designed for Riders without their own horse or pony or without transport but who wish to take part in Pony Club Activities.Open to anyone aged under 24 years.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Improving your Riding and Horse Care
  • Complete a range of Pony Club Tests and Achievement Badges
  • Competition Opportunities
  • All Members receive third party personal liability insurance – & a Quarterly Magazine !
  • Learning, Friendship and Fun !

How Much does Membership Cost ?

  • Centre Membership costs £29.00 a year
  • Badge Training every Saturday at Lodge Farm (8.30-4.30) costs £16.00

Pick up a Membership Application Form Today !

www.pcuk.org –enquiries@pcuk.org

Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 17 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Nov
18
Sun
Lodge Farm Winter woollies showing show
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

SUNDAY 18th November 2018

 

All classes will be spilt where Appropriate and if sufficient numbers

 

Classes are £10.00 per class

 

MORNING CLASSES: In-hand to commence at 10.00am

 

Class One: Youngstock – Foals to 3 years

 

Class Two: Novice/Young Handler be Worn (Children may be accompanied by an Adult)

 

Class Three: In-hand Mountain & Moorland-(Small and Large breeds) SPILLERS/EQUIFEST MOUNTIAN & MOORLAND IN HAND

 

Class Four: In hand Shetland

 

Class Five: In-hand Senior – For horses and ponies 15 years & Over

 

Class Six :In-hand Coloured – Piebald, Skewbald, Roan, Palomino, spotted and Dun-BSPA/EQUIFEST IN HAND PIEBALD/ SKEWBALD

 

Class Seven :In-hand Show Pony/Horse, plaited types any age-

EQUIFEST IN HAND RIDING PONIES

 

Class Eight: In-hand Cobs – Heavy/Hairy or Hogged

 

Class Nine: In-hand Hunter Type Pony/Horse-

 

Class Ten: In hand Foreign Breeds

 

Class Eleven: Open in hand – open to all breeds

 

Class Twelve: In hand Best rescue horse or pony

 

In Hand Championship – First and second from each class is eligible

 

WINTER  THEMED FANCY DRESS– In Hand or Ridden ( Hard hats MUST be worn if riding and by Junior leaders

 

AFTERNOON CLASSES: Ridden- Not before 1.00pm

 

Class Thirteen: Lead Rein – 9 years and under and ponies 128cms

CAVERNOMA ALLIANCE UK / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND LEAD REIN

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

ASHFORD STABLES / EQUIFEST SHOW HUNTER PONY- LEAD REIN                   

 

Class Fourteen: First Ridden- 12years and under

EQUI-CHIP / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND  FIRST RIDDEN

NATHAN ARNOLD SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY FIRST RIDDEN

Class Fifteen: Ridden Shetland

 

Class Sixteen: Novice Ridden Showing first season in Ridden Showing

 

Class Seventeen: Ridden Mountain & Moorland(Small or Large Breeds) EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND

Class Eighteen Ridden Senior – For horses and ponies 15 years & Over

 

Class Nineteen: Ridden Coloured -Piebald, Skewbald, Roan, Palomino, Spotted & Dun  BSPA/EQUIFEST RIDDEN PIEBALD/SKEWBALD

 

Class Twenty: Ridden Show Pony/Horse, plaited types Horses/Hacks, any height RUBY MARITIME SERVICES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW PONIES

NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDING HORSES

 

Class Twenty One: Ridden Cobs – Heavy/Hairy or Hogged-any height

NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDDEN COBS

 

Class Twenty Two: Ridden Hunter Type Pony

KBIS / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW HUNTER PONIES
BLACK COUNTRY SADDLES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN HUNTERS
R CRABTREE AGRI SERVICES / EQUIFEST OPEN SMALL HUNTERS

 

Class Twenty Three: Ridden Foreign Breeds

 

Class Twenty Four: Open Ridden

 

Class Twenty Five: Ridden Best rescue horse or pony

 

Ridden championship-First and second from each class is eligible

SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP – Champion & Reserve from the In Hand championship and Ridden championship

Nov
19
Mon
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 19 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Nov
20
Tue
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 20 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club at Lodge Farm.

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre is a Linked Centre for Pony Club National.

Centre Membership of the Pony Club is designed for Riders without their own horse or pony or without transport but who wish to take part in Pony Club Activities.Open to anyone aged under 24 years.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Improving your Riding and Horse Care
  • Complete a range of Pony Club Tests and Achievement Badges
  • Competition Opportunities
  • All Members receive third party personal liability insurance – & a Quarterly Magazine !
  • Learning, Friendship and Fun !

How Much does Membership Cost ?

  • Centre Membership costs £29.00 a year
  • Badge Training every Saturday at Lodge Farm (8.30-4.30) costs £16.00

Pick up a Membership Application Form Today !

www.pcuk.org –enquiries@pcuk.org

Nov
21
Wed
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 21 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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 night clear round schooling
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Nov
22
Thu
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 22 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club at Lodge Farm.

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre is a Linked Centre for Pony Club National.

Centre Membership of the Pony Club is designed for Riders without their own horse or pony or without transport but who wish to take part in Pony Club Activities.Open to anyone aged under 24 years.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Improving your Riding and Horse Care
  • Complete a range of Pony Club Tests and Achievement Badges
  • Competition Opportunities
  • All Members receive third party personal liability insurance – & a Quarterly Magazine !
  • Learning, Friendship and Fun !

How Much does Membership Cost ?

  • Centre Membership costs £29.00 a year
  • Badge Training every Saturday at Lodge Farm (8.30-4.30) costs £16.00

Pick up a Membership Application Form Today !

www.pcuk.org –enquiries@pcuk.org

Nov
23
Fri
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 23 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Nov
24
Sat
Pony Club badge Training
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Pony Club at Lodge Farm.

Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre is a Linked Centre for Pony Club National.

Centre Membership of the Pony Club is designed for Riders without their own horse or pony or without transport but who wish to take part in Pony Club Activities.Open to anyone aged under 24 years.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Improving your Riding and Horse Care
  • Complete a range of Pony Club Tests and Achievement Badges
  • Competition Opportunities
  • All Members receive third party personal liability insurance – & a Quarterly Magazine !
  • Learning, Friendship and Fun !

How Much does Membership Cost ?

  • Centre Membership costs £29.00 a year
  • Badge Training every Saturday at Lodge Farm (8.30-4.30) costs £16.00

Pick up a Membership Application Form Today !

www.pcuk.org –enquiries@pcuk.org

Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 24 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

Nov
25
Sun
Unaffiliated Dressage Competition
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Unaffiliated Dressage Points Competition
Sunday 25th November
Classes £12.00 per class first aid included
Class One A: Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Walk & Trot Lead Rein Test (2016)
Class One B: Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre Walk & Trot Test – off the Lead Rein (2016)
Class Two: BD Intro B (2009)
Class Three :Prelim 18 (2002)Revised 2016
Class Four: Novice 27 (2007)
Class Five: Elementary 492007)
Entries to arrive, with Full Payment ,Friday 23rd November and Times will be available on Friday after 4pm on the Lodge Farm
Web-site . Please Do Not Enter Via Facebook or Text. Please email info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk to enter. Bank transfer details Sort code 01-05-02 acc num 36156221
www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk
Please contact Natalie-07866658439 for more information

Nov
26
Mon
Riding Lesson- Indoor Arena
Nov 26 @ 10:00 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,  your FULL 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 13 stone (79.37 kilos) subject to change.
  • 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.
  • Jewellery 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

Tuesdays: 9.30 – 8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 9.30 – 6.30 pony club 5.00-7.30

Fridays: 9.30 – 7.00  stable management club 6.00-7.30

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.30-4.30

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

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