Upcoming Events


Mar
18
Mon
Churnet Valley Dog Training
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Churnet valley dog training starts at 7pm –

please Contact Karen-07791627034 for more information

Mar
19
Tue
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 19 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre
You can join from the age of 4 years to 25 years old Centre Membership – £31.00 Centre Plus – £76.00
The Pony Club is a starting place for anyone with an interest in horses and riding who want to learn and have fun, or even those who want a career in the horse industry. Encouraging young people to ride and care for horses and ponies safely and to a high standard.
At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre we run a very active Pony Club with over a hundred members. Our training group sessions are structured to ensure best progression and to suit the members as an individual. Our sessions are split in to stable management, theoretical and riding. We work towards badges, riding tests, competitions and towards their efficiency tests to help increase riders knowledge and skills. Our sessions are split in groups by ability and run on a Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturdays.
Our Team of coaches are very passionate about their work and love to instil their knowledge and experience. They thrive from seeing improvement and development between horse and riders that they work with.
Our sessions Only £16.00
For more information or to join please contact Debbie on 07496565521
Email: info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk
Website: www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Mar
20
Wed
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 20 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Clear round Schooling
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Held every Wednesday Evening in the Outdoor Arena . Starting at 5.00pm,  we start with small cross poles but will a adjust the fences as you wish its £5 a per round &an extra £1 for a rosette 

Mar
21
Thu
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 21 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre
You can join from the age of 4 years to 25 years old Centre Membership – £31.00 Centre Plus – £76.00
The Pony Club is a starting place for anyone with an interest in horses and riding who want to learn and have fun, or even those who want a career in the horse industry. Encouraging young people to ride and care for horses and ponies safely and to a high standard.
At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre we run a very active Pony Club with over a hundred members. Our training group sessions are structured to ensure best progression and to suit the members as an individual. Our sessions are split in to stable management, theoretical and riding. We work towards badges, riding tests, competitions and towards their efficiency tests to help increase riders knowledge and skills. Our sessions are split in groups by ability and run on a Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturdays.
Our Team of coaches are very passionate about their work and love to instil their knowledge and experience. They thrive from seeing improvement and development between horse and riders that they work with.
Our sessions Only £16.00
For more information or to join please contact Debbie on 07496565521
Email: info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk
Website: www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Mar
22
Fri
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 22 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Jump For Joy With Becky Carter
Mar 22 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm

Jump For Joy with

Becky Carter

Friday 8th March & 22nd March

Jump to success with our handy clinics

We will be focused on the following:

• Riding straight lines and corners whilst maintaining impulsion and rhythm. Keeping

  • Dog leg angles-a lot of people fear these distances
  • Improving your eye to see the perfect stride with the help of pole work exercises

    • Building confidence to ride the perfect related distance with the help of grid work

    • Mastering control and balance between the fences

 

The clinics will be educational as well as fun for horse & rider as well as improving connectivity between horse and rider

This clinic will be a group session lasting for an hour and a half starting at approx 6.45
Please contact Natalie on 07866658439 for more information or to book your slot

Mar
23
Sat
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 23 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Mar
24
Sun
Lodge Farm Showing and Show jumping Points Competition
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHOWING & SHOW JUMPING POINTS COMPETITIONS

24th March, 28th April, 26th May,

23rd June, 28th July, 25th August & 22nd September 2019

TGCA TOYS In Hand and Ridden Classes Show Affiliation Number

These classes are qualifiers for the Best of Breed Finals at the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association’s (TGCA) National Breed Championship Show “TOYS”. Classes are open to all traditional gypsy cobs. Stallions – All stallions (four years and over) in order to enter any TGCA affiliated class MUST have their TGCA stallion disc displayed on their bridle and be bitted as per the current TGCA rulebook. Existing TGCA members must present their qualification card to the judge in the ring for signature. Non-members will receive a qualification card from the judge and have 21 days to join the TGCA and register their horse to validate the qualification. Please refer to www.tgca.co.uk for further details including membership, horse registration and showing rules (contained within the members handbook).

                                               

“This show is affiliated to The Coloured Horse & Pony Society (UK). Affiliation No.

 

 

 

 

Stars Champions of champions

This show is affiliated to Equine Sports UK (ESUK) Grassroots Championships taking place at Arena UK, Grantham, Lincolnshire on the 1 – 4 August 2019.  The three highest placed exhibits will qualify in each class”

 

Qualifier for TSR Showing Finals, Cricklands Qualifiers

 

Spectators are very welcome & the Arena Café will be open for drinks & refreshments

through out the day – Show/Jumping Secretary Natalie – 07866658439.

 

 

 

 

Ring One: Show Jumping

 

9:00 am – 10.00 am Clear round Showjumping Schooling- £6.00 a round including a rosette

Starting with Small cross poles at 45cm (Lead Reins Welcome.)

 

 Competitors jumping clear in first round will take part in a jump off. All below classes are also Cricklands Qualifiers 2019.

 

 Pony Class Starting at 10:00 AM Prompt

 

Class 1:  45cm – Lead Reins Only

 

Class 2:  50cm – Beginners jumping

 

Class 3:  60cm – SJ4 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 4:  65cm – SJ5 Equine Sport Qualifier – One round against the clock

 

Class 5: 70cm – SJ6 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 6: 80cm – SJ7 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Starting at 1pm – Horse Clear Round

 

 

Class 7: 70cm – SJ6 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 8: 80cm – SJ7 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 9: 85cm –

 

Class 10: 90cm – SJ8 Equine Sports Qualifier

 

Class 11: 1 metre 

 

Class 12: Chase Me Charlie Starting at (65cm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ring Two: SHOWING (INDOOR ARENA) (Classes Start at 10.00)

 

Class 13: Complete Beginners Showing- Open to horses or ponies – Riders any age including lead reins, class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2019) if sufficient entries.

 Class 14: Novice Rider – Open to all new or nervous riders. Riders any age including lead reins class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2019) if sufficient entries. Class 15: Green horse or Pony- Open to horses or ponies 6 years and under – Riders any age, class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2019) if sufficient entries.

Class 16: Novice Horse /Pony – Open to horses or ponies – Riders any age including lead reins, class may be split (16 years & under and over 16 – as of 1st January 2019) if sufficient entries.

In classes 13-16 –Correct standard Hat, Boots & Jodhpurs must be worn; Jackets not necessary, but rider’s arms must be covered. NO CANTERING ON COLLECTIVE ‘GO ROUND’ AND NOT NECESSARY IN THE INDIVIDUAL SHOW. 2.22 Chaps UK Novice Ridden Horse Qualifier, 2.21Chaps UK Novice Ridden Pony Qualifier (APRIL & MAY only) open to any type/ height – skewbald’s and piebald’s only please

TSR QUALFIER

Class 17: Best Rescue Ridden-Open to horses and ponies, Riders any age including lead reins, TSR QUALFIER

Class 18: Retrained Racehorse- Open to horses or ponies. Riders any age, S37 Equine Sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

Class 19: Riding Horse – Open to horses exceeding 148cms. Riders any age, S32 Equine Sports UK Qualifier.TSR QUALFIER   NUPAFEED RIDING HORSES

Class 20: Ridden Coloured- Open to horses or ponies. Riders any age, 2.7 Chaps UK Open Ridden Qualifier (APRIL & MAY Only),   S38 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER

Bspa Ridden Piebald& Skewbald. Open to any type/ height – skewbalds and piebald’s only please

Class 21: Ridden spotted, Palomino and Dun– Open to horses or ponies. Riders any age, S39 Equine Sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

Class 22: Ridden Cob –Open to horses or ponies. Riders any age, S35 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDDEN COBS , FUTURE IMAGES LTD MAXI COBS

TGCA Qualifier (APRIL & MAY Only)

Class 23: Ridden Hunter – Open to horses to exceeding 153cms. Riders any age,S34 Equine Sports UK Qualifier. TSR QUALFIER BLACK COUNTRY SADDLES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN HUNTERS, R CRABTREE AGRI SERVICES / EQUIFEST OPEN SMALL HUNTERS

 

LUNCH BREAK – CLASS 24 NOT TO START BEFORE 12.30PM

Class 24: In-Hand Coloured – Open to horses and ponies any age 2.14 Chaps UK Qualifier open to any type/ height – skewbald’s and piebald’s only please

 (APRIL & MAY Only) S17 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, BSPA In-Hand Piebald & Skewbald. TSR QUALFIER

Class 25: In-Hand Cob-Hogged or Hairy- Open to horses and ponies any age 

S12 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, S13 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

TGCA Qualifier (APRIL & MAY Only) TSR QUALFIER

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. S41 Equine Sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER   

Class 27: 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 QUALFIER

Class 28: Lead Rein Mountain and 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 CAVERNOMA ALLIANCE UK / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND LEAD REIN TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 29: Lead Rein Pony– 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. S28 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER,  The Milner Family – Show Pony Lead Rein

SS LANDSCAPES-SHOW HUNTER PONY

Class 30: First Year First Ridden – Open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 12 years and under Snaffle Bridle Only. No CANTERING ON COLLECTIVE ‘GO ROUND’ TSR QUALFIER

Class 31: First Ridden – Open to ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 12 years and Snaffle Bridle Only. No CANTERING ON COLLECTIVE ‘GO ROUND’ S29 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER

JUNGLE HUT / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND FIRST RIDDEN

THE COLES SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY FIRST RIDDEN

 

Class 32: Ridden Riding/Show Pony – Riders 16 years and under. Ponies not exceed 148cms. Class will be split if suffient entries.S31 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

RUBY MARITIME SERVICES/EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW PONIES: TSR QUALFIER

Class 33: Ridden Show Hunter Pony – Riders 19 years and under, Ponies not to exceed 153cms class will be split if suffient entries KBIS/EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW HUNTER PONIES, S30 Equine Sports Uk Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

Class 34: Ridden Mountain & Moorland (Small & Large Breeds)

Open to horses or ponies. Riders any age,EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND, S27 Equine Sports UK, TSR QUALFIER

Class 35: Junior Equitation – 16 years & under, Snaffle bridle only TSR QUALFIER

Class 36: Senior Equitation– 17 years & over, snaffle bridle only TSR QUALFIER

Class 37: Ridden Part-bred- Open to all part bred horses or ponies. Riders any age, BROARDBANDAND PHONES.CO.UK RIDDEN PART BRED. S44 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER

Class 38: Ridden Open- Open to horses or ponies. Riders any age including lead reins, TSR QUALFIER

 In all non restricted age classes the rider must be a suitable height and weight for the pony.

 

RING THREE: SHOWING (GRASS) (Classes Start at 10.00am)

Class 39: Coloured Young stock – Yearlings, Two & Three year olds- open to any breed – Colt, Filly or Gelding. Stallions MUST be bitted and must be handled by 16 years and over (as of the 1st January 2019) 2.17 CHAPS UK Non Native Qualifier, 2.16 CHAPS UK native/cob/traditional QUALIFIER open to any type/ height – skewbald’s and piebald’s only please

Class 40: Native Young stock: Yearlings, Two & Three year olds- open to any breed. Colt,Filly or Gelding. Stallions MUST be bitted and must be handled by 16 years and over (as of the 1st January 2019) TSR QUALFIER.  TGCA QUALIFIER

Class 41: Non Native Young stock: Yearlings, Two & Three year olds – open to any breed Colt, Filly or Gelding. Stallions MUST be bitted and must be handled by 16 years and over as of the 1st January 2019) TSR QUALFIER

Class 42: In-Hand Shetland / Miniatures – Handlers any age. Stallions must be bitted and must be handled by 14years and Over, TSR QUALFIER

Class 43: In-Hand Mountain & Moorland – (excluding Shetlands) SPILLERS/EQUIFEST MOUNTIAN & MOORLAND IN HAND. S10 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER

Class 44: In-Hand Riding type- Open to horses or ponies any age and height. 24. THE O’DONNELL FAMILY / EQUIFEST IN HAND RIDING PONIES, S13A Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER

Class 45: SSADL Mixed age In-Hand Horse or Pony , 15 years and over –

Class 46: SSADL Mixed Age Ridden Horse or Pony 15 years and over

Classes 45&46 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) TSR QUALFIER

Class 47 : In-Hand Best Rescue – Open to Horses and ponies any age, TSR QUALFIER

 

LUNCH BREAK – CLASS 5 NOT TO START BEFORE 12.30PM

 

Class 48: Young Handler – 10 years and under- (as of the 1st January 2019) (Children may be assisted by an adult) S26 Equine Sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

Class 49: Young Handler – 11years -16 years – (as of the 1st January 2019) S26 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, TSR QUALFIER

Class 50: Novice Handler (All Ages) – Open to all Novices, TSR QUALFIER

Class 51: Bonny Horse or Pony – Any Breed or type (Children may be assisted by an adult), TSR QUALFIER

Class 52: In-Hand Retrained Racehorse – Open to horses and ponies any age. S21 Equine Sports UK Qualifier. TSR QUALFIER

Class 53: In-Hand Part- Bred- Open to all Part Bred Breeds, Any age.S23 Equine Sports UK Qualifier, S24 Equine Sports UK Qualifier. TSR QUALFIER

Class 54: In-Hand Spotted Palomino & Dun – Open to Horses and Ponies any age, TSR QUALFIER

Class 55: In-Hand Hunter Type – Open to Horses or ponies any age. S22 Equine Sports UK Qualifier.

 TSR QUALFIER

Class 56: Open in Hand – Open to all breeds Horses or Ponies, any age. TSR QUALFIER

Mar
25
Mon
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 25 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Churnet Valley Dog Training
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Churnet valley dog training starts at 7pm –

please Contact Karen-07791627034 for more information

Mar
26
Tue
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 26 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre
You can join from the age of 4 years to 25 years old Centre Membership – £31.00 Centre Plus – £76.00
The Pony Club is a starting place for anyone with an interest in horses and riding who want to learn and have fun, or even those who want a career in the horse industry. Encouraging young people to ride and care for horses and ponies safely and to a high standard.
At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre we run a very active Pony Club with over a hundred members. Our training group sessions are structured to ensure best progression and to suit the members as an individual. Our sessions are split in to stable management, theoretical and riding. We work towards badges, riding tests, competitions and towards their efficiency tests to help increase riders knowledge and skills. Our sessions are split in groups by ability and run on a Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturdays.
Our Team of coaches are very passionate about their work and love to instil their knowledge and experience. They thrive from seeing improvement and development between horse and riders that they work with.
Our sessions Only £16.00
For more information or to join please contact Debbie on 07496565521
Email: info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk
Website: www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Mar
27
Wed
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 27 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Clear round Schooling
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Held every Wednesday Evening in the Outdoor Arena . Starting at 5.00pm,  we start with small cross poles but will a adjust the fences as you wish its £5 a per round &an extra £1 for a rosette 

Mar
28
Thu
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 28 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

Pony Club Badge Training
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pony Club At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre
You can join from the age of 4 years to 25 years old Centre Membership – £31.00 Centre Plus – £76.00
The Pony Club is a starting place for anyone with an interest in horses and riding who want to learn and have fun, or even those who want a career in the horse industry. Encouraging young people to ride and care for horses and ponies safely and to a high standard.
At Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre we run a very active Pony Club with over a hundred members. Our training group sessions are structured to ensure best progression and to suit the members as an individual. Our sessions are split in to stable management, theoretical and riding. We work towards badges, riding tests, competitions and towards their efficiency tests to help increase riders knowledge and skills. Our sessions are split in groups by ability and run on a Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturdays.
Our Team of coaches are very passionate about their work and love to instil their knowledge and experience. They thrive from seeing improvement and development between horse and riders that they work with.
Our sessions Only £16.00
For more information or to join please contact Debbie on 07496565521
Email: info@lodgefarmriding.co.uk
Website: www.lodgefarmriding.co.uk

Mar
29
Fri
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Mar 29 @ 11:00 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 (Debbie) 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: 3.00 – 6.30

Tuesdays: 4.00 – 8.00 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Wednesdays: 4.30 – 8.00

Thursdays: 11.00 – 6.30 Pony Club 5.30-8.00

Fridays:  11.00 – 8.00

Saturdays: Pony Club 8.00-3.00  Lessons by Special Arrangement only

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: Debbie Machin –07496565521

Equestrian Centre Office – 01782 551961

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

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