Upcoming Events


Aug
6
Thu
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 6 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
7
Fri
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 7 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
8
Sat
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 8 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
9
Sun
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – Due to COVID-19 Lodge Farm Showing And Show Jumping
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE- Due to COVID-19

SHOWING & SHOW JUMPING

22nd March, 26th April, 24th May, 28th June,

26th July, 9th August, 27th September 2020

 

Stars Champions of Champions 15 &16th November 2020

 

Qualifier for TSR NAF Five Star Showing Finals-19th& 20th September 2020

Veteran Horse Society Qualifiers – 2-4th October 2020

Equifest 2020 Qualifers-19-23rd August 2020

 

6th -9th August 2020

 

Sunshine Tour Championships

 

The All England Showground, Hick stead

Thursday 17th – Sunday 20thSeptember 2020

 

Cricklands Qualifiers

 

 

Spectators are very welcome & The Arena Café will be open for drinks & refreshments throughout the day –

Showing/ShowJumping Secretary Natalie – 07534946602.

 

 

 

 

Ring One: Show Jumping – Qualifiers are Sunshine Tour , Cricklands & Equine Sports UK

 

9:00 am – 10.00 am Clear Round Show Jumping Schooling- £6.00 a round including a rosette

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

 

 Lead reins welcome in classes 1 + 2. Heights shown are maximum. Competitors jumping clear in first round will take part in a jump off.

Starting at 10:00 AM Prompt

 

ALL CLASSES BELOW ARE QUALIFERS FOR SUNSHIE TOUR

 

Pony Classes

Class 1:  50cm –Beginners Jumping

 

Class 2:  60cm (2ft’ 3) –SJ4 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 3:  70cm (2ft’ 6) – SJ6 Equine Sport UK Qualifier- One round against the clock

 

Class 4: 80cm –SJ7 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 5: 90cm –SJ8 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Horse Classes not to start before 12.30pm

 

Class 6: 70 cm

 

Class 7: 80cm SJ7 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 8: 85cm

 

Class 9: 90cm SJ8 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

Class 10: 1 metre SJ9 Equine Sports UK Qualifier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Class 11: 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 2020) if sufficient entries.

 Class 12: 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 2020) if sufficient entries.

 

Class 13: 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 2020) if sufficient entries.

 

Class 14: 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 2020) if sufficient entries.

 

IN CLASSES 11-14 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.

 

Class 15: Retrained Racehorse- Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age, SJ37 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 16: Riding Horse –Open to Horses exceeding 148cms. Riders any age, SJ32 Equine sports UK Qualifier    NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDING HORSES TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 17: Ridden Coloured- Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age, SJ38 Equine sports UK Qualifier BSPA / EQUIFEST RIDDEN PIEBALD / SKEWBALD TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 18: Ridden Spotted, Palomino and Dun– Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age, SJ39 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 19: Ridden Cob –Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age, SJ35 Equine sports UK Qualifier NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDDEN COBS     EQUIFEST MAXI COBS TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 20: Ridden Hunter – Open to Horses to exceeding 153cms. Riders any age, SJ34 Equine sports UK Qualifier BLACK COUNTRY SADDLES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN HUNTERS

R CRABTREE AGRI SERVICES / EQUIFEST OPEN SMALL HUNTERS TSR QUALFIER

 

LUNCH BREAK – CLASS 21 NOT TO START BEFORE 12.30PM

 

Class 21: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. SJ41 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 22: 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 23: 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 SJ28Equine sports UK Qualifier CAVERNOMA ALLIANCE UK / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND LEAD REIN TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 24: 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. SJ28 Equine sports UK Qualifier THE MILNER FAMILY / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY LEAD REIN 

EQUIFEST SHOW HUNTER PONY- LEAD REIN TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 25: 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’ SJ29 Equine sports UK Qualifier EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND FIRST RIDDEN THE COLES SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY FIRST RIDDEN TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 26: First Ridden – Open to Ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 12 years and Snaffle Bridle Only. No CANTERING ON COLLECTIVE ‘GO ROUND’ SJ29 Equine sports UK Qualifier EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND FIRST RIDDEN   THE COLES SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY FIRST RIDDEN TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 27: Ridden Riding/Show Pony – Riders 16 years and under. Ponies not exceed 148cms. Class will be split if suffient entries. SJ31Equine sports UK Qualifier, SJ33 Equine sports UK Qualifier. Broadbandandphones.co.uk / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW PONIES TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 28: Ridden Show Hunter Pony – Riders 19 years and under, Ponies not to exceed 153cms class will be split if suffient entries SJ30 Equine sports UK Qualifier EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW HUNTER PONIES TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 29: Ridden Mountain & Moorland (Small & Large Breeds)

Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age, SJ27 Equine sports UK Qualifier EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 30: Junior Equitation – 16 years & under, Snaffle bridle only   TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 31: Senior Equitation– 17 years & over, snaffle bridle only SJ47 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 32: Ridden Part-bred- Open to all Part-Bred Horses or Ponies. Riders any age, SJ44 Equine sports UK Qualifier NEW REFLEXIONS / EQUIFEST RIDDEN PART BREDS TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 33: Ridden Open- Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age including lead reins TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 34: Riding Club pony – Riders any age, Ponies not to exceed 148 cms. Jump to be included in individual show TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 35: Riding Club Horse- Riders any age, Horses to exceed 148 cms. Jump to be included in individual show TSR QUALFIER

 

RIDDEN CHAMPIONSHIP – First and Second from each class is eligible

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Class 36: 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 2020) SJ20 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 37: 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 2020) SJ20 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 38: In-Hand Shetland / Miniatures -Handlers any age. Stallions must be bitted and must be handled by 14years and over, TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 39: In-Hand Mountain & Moorland – (excluding Shetlands) SJ10 Equine sports UK qualifier    SPILLERS / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND IN HAND TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 40: In-Hand Riding Type- Open to Horses or Ponies any age and height SJ12 Equine sport Uk Qualifier, SJ13A Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

Class 41: In Hand Veteran Horse or Pony, 15 years and over – SJ18 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER VHS QUALIFIER

CLASS 41A DIAMOND VETERAN IN-HAND (25 years and over). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height. 
CLASS 41B VETERAN IN-HAND (20–24 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.
CLASS 41C PRE-VETERAN IN-HAND (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.

 

Class 42: In-Hand Coloured – Open to Horses and Ponies any age SJ17 Equine sports UK Qualifier BSPA / EQUIFEST IN HAND PIEBALD / SKEWBALD TSR QUALFIER

 

 

Class 43: Ridden Veteran Horse or Pony 15 years and over– SJ36 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER VHS QUALIFIER

CLASS 43A DIAMOND VETERAN RIDDEN (25 years and over). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height. 
CLASS 43B VETERAN RIDDEN (20–24 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.
CLASS 43C PRE-VETERAN RIDDEN (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.

 

Class 44: In-Hand Best Rescue – Open to Horses and Ponies any age, TSR QUALFIER

 

LUNCH BREAK – CLASS 45 NOT TO START BEFORE 12.30PM

 

Class 45: In-Hand Cob-Hogged or Hairy- Open to Horses and Ponies any age SJ13 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 46: Young Handler – 10 years and under- (as of the 1st January 2020) (Children may be assisted by an adult) SJ26 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 47: Young Handler – 11years -16 years – (as of the 1st January 2020) SJ26 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 48: Novice Handler (All Ages) – Open to all Novices, TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 49: Bonny Horse or Pony – Any Breed or type (Children may be assisted by an adult), TSR QUALFIER

Class 50: In-Hand Retrained Racehorse – Open to horses and ponies any age. SJ21 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

Class 51: In-Hand Part- Bred- Open to all Part Bred Breeds, Any age. SJ24 Equine sports UK Qualifier EQUIFEST IN HAND RIDING PONIES TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 52: In-Hand Spotted Palomino & Dun – Open to Horses and Ponies any age, TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 53: In-Hand Hunter Type – Open to Horses or Ponies any age. SJ22 Equine sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

Class 54: Open in Hand – Open to all breeds Horses or Ponies, any age.SJ15A Equine Sports UK Qualifier, SJ16 Equine Sports UK Qualifier TSR QUALFIER

 

In- Hand Championship – First and Second from each class is eligible

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This show is a qualifier for The Sunshine Tour Championships held at The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead from Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th September 2020. The Championships are for unaffiliated and amateur competitors in Dressage from Intro to Elementary, Show Jumping from Lead Rein to 1.05m; Showing for lead rein, in-hand, ridden, working hunter, veterans, plus many more, Eventer’s Challenge from 60cm through to 1m.

 

Qualification: 1st – 4th place. Qualification does not pass down the line.

 

 

Bring your own Qualification Form available from www.sunshinetour.co.uk or ask the Secretary if they have any spares available.

 

Rules and restrictions apply, please check the website www.sunshinetour.co.ukfor Terms & Conditions

 

Veteran Horse Society – AREA QUALIFIER 2020.

 

First round qualifier for the Veteran Horse Society Supreme Final:

VETERAN HORSE OF THE YEAR 2020

Kindly Sponsored by Allen & Page.

 

Open to members and non-members.  All competitors and grooms must adhere to VHS Rules in all circumstances.  Failure to do so may result in immediate disqualification.

 

VHS Regional Final qualification. All competitors placed 1st to 4th in each Area Qualifier class will qualify for the corresponding class at VHS Regional Finals.  Members must carry their card in the ring at all times and have their showing card signed by the judge as proof of qualification.  Non-members will receive a red qualification card which can be exchanged for signed showing card when applying for VHS membership. It is the competitors responsibility to present their Showing card to the judge.
Regional Finals are open to members only
.

 

All competitors are eligible to enter open classes at the National Veteran Championships,

 

 

TSR NAF Five Star Showing Finals – This show is a  qualifier for the 2020 TSR  NAF Five Star Showing Finals. Qualify and enter ANY of the  Finals Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South, Wales & South West or Scottish. You Do Not have to be a TSR member to qualify or enter a final. The Rider/Handler qualifies and can enter any horse/pony in any number of Finals!
TSR NAF Five Star Riders Finals  – 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will receive a qualification flyer in the ring.

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

Equifest & BSHA Intro Championships – With a TSR qualification flyer you can also enter Equifest 19-22 Aug at Peterbrough www.equifest.org.uk & the BSHA Intro Champs in Sept at Addington Equestrian Centre – You do not have to be a BSHA member to qualify or enter the final. See http://www.britishshowhorse.org

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

 

 

 

 

 

conditions of affiliation:

 

All Affiliated Shows MUST agree to abide by the following conditions of Affiliation:

 

  1. Shows must include in their final schedule the following wording: “This Show is affiliated to Equifest, taking place at the East of England Showground on the 19th – 23rd August 2020. The two highest exhibits not already qualified in each affiliated class will qualify.”

 

  1. A draft copy of the schedule must be forwarded for approval to the East of England Agricultural Society before the schedule is sent to print. A copy of the final schedule must be received at least 4 weeks before the date of the Show.  Judges should be chosen from any of the following Showing Panels: BSHA, BSPA, BSPS, CHAPS, NCPA, NPS, Ponies (UK), SHB (GB) and TSR.

 

  1. Shows must incorporate the correct wording for affiliated classes into their schedules. If the Show is also affiliated to the National Pony Society, British Show Pony Society, Ponies Association (UK), British Show Horse Association, British Skewbald and Piebald Association, Coloured Horse Aand Pony Society or Sport Horse Breeding (GB), please note that their rules will take precedence.

 

  1. Individual members and organisers of Affiliated Shows MUST have Public Liability Insurance for an adequate limit of indemnity – according to the size and nature of the event.

 

  1. All Affiliated Shows must comply with all appropriate regulations relating to Health & Safety requirements, provision of medical services and fire precautions. It is the responsibility of the Show Organisers to ascertain from the appropriate authorities the extent and nature of these obligations.  The Organisers must ensure the Health & Safety of all persons, whether they are organisers, exhibitors or members of the public – or any other person who may be affected whilst at the event.

 

  1. Please note – the number of qualifiers will be limited – and will be allocated according to geographical distribution and the date received. Please do not print the final schedule until confirmation of qualifiers has been received.

 

  1. Once the affiliation is confirmed spare qualification cards will be sent to affiliated shows for exhibitors who have not previously applied to the Equifest office.

 

  1. Qualifiers for Equifest 2020 will run from the 1st August 2019 – 31st July 2020. Qualifiers after the 31st July 2020 will be qualifiers for the 2021 Show.

 

1. SPILLERS / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND IN HAND

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

This class may be divided as appropriate.

2.  EQUIFEST OPEN RIDDEN MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh A, B, C and D.  Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over.  Rider any age.

This class may be divided as appropriate.

  1. CAVERNOMA ALLIANCE UK / EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND LEAD REIN

 

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

 

4.  EQUIFEST MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND  FIRST RIDDEN

 

Open to Mountain & Moorland ponies, registered with their respective Pure Bred Societies of Dartmoor, Exmoor, New Forest, Shetland, and Welsh A or B.  Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms.  Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year.   To be shown in any suitable bridle. .

 

  1. Broadbandandphones.co.uk / EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW PONIES

 

Open Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 148cms.  Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before the 1st January in the current year.

Classes may be divided as follows:

  • Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms. Riders not to have attained their 13th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
  • Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 128cms but not exceeding 138cms. Riders not to have attained their 15th birthday before1st January in the current year.
  • Show Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 138cms but not exceeding 148cms. Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

 

7. THE MILNER FAMILY / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY LEAD REIN

 

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

 

  1. THE COLES SHOW TEAM / EQUIFEST SHOW PONY FIRST RIDDEN

 

First Ridden Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cm.  Riders not to have attained their 10th birthday before 1st January in the current year.  To be shown in any suitable bridle.

 

9.    EQUIFEST RIDDEN SHOW HUNTER PONIES

 

Show Hunter Pony, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 153cms.  Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before the 1st January in the current year.

Classes may be divided as follows:

  • Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 122cms. Riders not to have attained their 12th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
  • Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 122cms but not exceeding 133cms. Riders not to have attained their 14th birthday before 1st January in the current year
  • Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 133cms but not exceeding 143cms. Riders not to have attained their 17th birthday before 1st January in the current year.
  • Mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, exceeding 143cms but not exceeding 153cms. Riders not to have attained their 20th birthday before 1st January in the current year.

10. EQUIFEST SHOW HUNTER PONY- LEAD REIN

 

Show Hunter Pony – Lead Rein, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, not exceeding 128cms.  Rider not to have attained their 9th Birthday before 1st January in the current year.

16.       NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDING HORSES

 

Open Riding Horse, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, any height.  Riders any age.

Classes may be divided as follows:

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

 

17. NUPAFEED / EQUIFEST RIDDEN COBS

 

Open Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.  Riders any age.

Classes may be divided as follows:

  • Open Lightweight Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.
  • Open Heavyweight Ridden Cob, mare or gelding, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 155cms.

 

18. EQUIFEST MAXI COBS
 
Open Maxi Cobs, mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 155cms – to be judged as Cobs.  Riders any age.

 

19. BLACK COUNTRY SADDLES / EQUIFEST RIDDEN HUNTERS

 

Open Ridden Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over, exceeding 153cms.  Riders any age.

Classes may be divided as follows:

  • Lightweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying up to 12.7 stone.
  • Middleweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over, capable of carrying 12.7 stone but not 14 stone.
  • Heavyweight Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over capable of carrying over 14 stone.
20.  R CRABTREE AGRI SERVICES / EQUIFEST OPEN SMALL HUNTERS

       Open Small Hunter, mare or gelding, 4 years old & over, exceeding 148cms but not exceeding 158cms.  Riders any age.

21. NEW REFLEXIONS / EQUIFEST RIDDEN PART BREDS

 

Stallion, mare or gelding, 4 years old and over.  Exhibits in this section must be registered in the Part Bred section of their respective Breed Society.  Registration numbers must be stated on the entry form.  Horses and ponies will not be ridden at the final.  Riders any age.

Classes may be divided as appropriate.

 

22.  BSPA / EQUIFEST RIDDEN PIEBALD / SKEWBALD

 

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

Classes may be divided according to entries.

 

23.  BSPA / EQUIFEST IN HAND PIEBALD / SKEWBALD

 

Open in Hand Piebald / Skewbald stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding, any age.

The first three places will also qualify for the BSPA Championships.  Subject to their show rules & conditions

Classes may be divided according to entries.

 

24.  EQUIFEST IN HAND RIDING PONIES

 

In hand Riding Ponies, stallion, mare, colt, filly or gelding.  Any age, not to exceed 153cms at maturity.

Classes may be divided according to entries.

 

 

 

 

 

Aug
10
Mon
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 10 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
11
Tue
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 11 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
12
Wed
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 12 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
13
Thu
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 13 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
14
Fri
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 14 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
15
Sat
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 15 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
16
Sun
Pony club Fun Day
Aug 16 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE- Due to COVID-19

Schedule Available soon

Aug
17
Mon
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 17 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
18
Tue
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 18 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
19
Wed
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
20
Thu
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
21
Fri
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
22
Sat
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
23
Sun
Lodge Farm Showing Show
Aug 23 @ 12:41 pm – 1:41 pm

 

SHOWING SHOW

23rd August, 13th September 2020

 

Judges: TBC

 

ALL CLASSES ARE PRE ENTRY ONLY

CLASSES ARE £10 PER CLASS INCLUDING FIRST AID

Veteran Horse Society – AREA QUALIFIER 2020.

First round qualifier for the Veteran Horse Society Supreme Final:

VETERAN HORSE OF THE YEAR 2020

Kindly Sponsored by Allen & Page.

Spectators are very welcome & The Arena Café will be open for drinks & refreshments throughout the day –

Please contact Natalie – 07534946602 to enter your classes, spaces must be confirmed then bank details will be forwarded to you so you can transfer the appropriate funds.

 Full Covid-19 Guidelines in place, Please Read the following Rules

  • Pre entries will close on Sunday 16th August

 

  • Classes will be capped at 10 Competitors per class Once the class is full we will take no more entries for that class

 

  • All Classes are pre entry only – If we have space in any classes we will accept an entry on the day but these will only be from Competitors already allocated a back number. Cash accepted on the day

 

  • If you or anyone you have been in contact with have any symptoms of Covid 19 please do not attend the show

 

  • Face masks are optional – if you would like to wear a mask you must supply your own

 

  • Hand sanitizer will be available on the showground but please also bring your own & sanitize regularly

 

  • Please limit the number of people you bring with you in your horse box (Ideally to 3 people per pony)

 

  • Please No gatherings in walkways & Ring Entrances – these must be kept clear at all times

 

  • Toilet facilities will be open & disinfected regularly, please only use these if you do not have any toilet facilities in your horsebox/trailer

 

  • There will be first aid on site

 

  • ABSOLUTLY NO SOCIAL GATHERINGS from different households please

 

  • Please respect others personal space & stand at least 1m apart at all times – 2m where possible

 

  • Once you have competed your class please return to you vehicle where possible We have put these rules in place to keep us ALL safe & enable us to run the show in the safest way possible There maybe some changes going forward to these rules dependent on government

Ring One: SHOWING (OUTDOOR ARENA) (Classes Start at 10.00)

Class 1: 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 2020) if sufficient entries.

 Class 2A: Novice Rider /Pony – Open to Ponies 14.2 and under all new or nervous riders. Riders any age including Lead Reins class (16 years & under)

Class 2B: Novice Rider /Horses – Open to Horses 14.3 and over all new or nervous riders. Riders any age

Class 3: 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 2020) if sufficient entries.

Championship 1- First and Second from classes 1-3 are eligible

 IN CLASSES 11-14 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.

 Class 4: Retrained Racehorse- Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age,

Class 5: Riding Horse –Open to Horses exceeding 148cms. Riders any age

 Class 6: Ridden Hunter – Open to Horses to exceeding 153cms. Riders any age

 Championship 2- First and Second from 4-6 classes are eligible

 Class 7A: Ridden Coloured- Open to Ponies 14.2HH and under. Riders any age,

Class 7B: Ridden Coloured- Open to Horses 14.3HH and over. Riders any age,

Class 8: Ridden Spotted, Palomino and Dun– Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age,

 Class 9A: Ridden Cob –Open to Ponies 14,2hh and under. Riders any age,

Class 9B: Ridden Cob –Open to Ponies 14,3hh and over. Riders any age,

 

Championship 3 – First and Second from classes 7-9 are eligible

 

 

LUNCH BREAK – CLASS 10 NOT TO START BEFORE 12.30PM

 

Class 10: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.

 

Class 11: 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.

 

 

Class 12: 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.

                                                

Class 13 First Ridden – Open to Ponies 12.2hh and under, Rider 12 years and Snaffle Bridle Only. No CANTERING ON COLLECTIVE ‘GO ROUND’  

 

Championship 4- First and Second from classes 10-13 are eligible

 

Class 14: Ridden Riding/Show Pony – Riders 16 years and under. Ponies not exceed 148cms. Class will be split if suffient entries.

Class 15: Ridden Show Hunter Pony – Riders 19 years and under, Ponies not to exceed 153cms class will be split if suffient entries

 

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

 

Championship 5- First and Second from classes 14-16 are eligible

 

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

 

 

Class 18: Ridden Mountain & Moorland (Small Breeds)

Riders any age,

 

Class 19: Ridden Mountain & Moorland (Large Breeds)

Open to Horses or Ponies. Riders any age,

 

Class 20: Ridden Part-bred- Open to all Part-Bred Horses or Ponies. Riders any age,

 

Class 21A: Ridden Open- Open to Ponies 14.2hh and under. Riders any age including lead reins

Class 21B: Ridden Open- Open to Horses 14.3hh and Over. Riders any age

 

Championship 6- First and Second from classes 17-21 are eligible

 

Class 22: Riding Club Pony – Riders any age, Ponies not to exceed 148 cms. Jump to be included in individual show

 

Class 23: Riding Club Horse- Riders any age, Horses to exceed 148 cms. Jump to be included in individual show

 

CHAMPIONSHIP 7– First and Second from classes 22&23 are eligible

 

Supreme ChampionshipChampion and Reserves from Championships 1-7 are eligible

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

 

 

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

Class 24: 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 2020)

 

Class 25: 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 2020)

Championship 8- First and Second from classes 24&25 are eligible

 

Class 26: In-Hand Shetland / Miniatures -Handlers any age. Stallions must be bitted and must be handled by 14years and over,

 

Class 27: In-Hand Mountain & Moorland – Small Breeds

 

Class 28: In-Hand Mountain & Moorland – Large Breeds

Championship 9- First and Second from classes 26-28 are eligible

 

Class 29: In Hand Veteran Horse or Pony, 15 years and over – VHS AREA QUALIFIER

CLASS 29A DIAMOND VETERAN IN-HAND (25 years and over). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height. 
CLASS 29B VETERAN IN-HAND (20–24 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.
CLASS 29C PRE-VETERAN IN-HAND (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.

 

Championship 10- First and Second from classes 29A, B, C are eligible

 

 

Class 30: In-Hand Riding Type- Open to Horses or Ponies any age and height

Class 31: In-Hand Retrained Racehorse – Open to horses and ponies any age

Class 32: In-Hand Hunter Type – Open to Horses or Ponies any age.

 

Championship 11- First and Second from classes 30-32 are eligible

LUNCH BREAK – CLASS 33 NOT TO START BEFORE 12.30PM

 

Class 33: Ridden Veteran Horse or Pony 15 years and overVHS QUALIFIER

CLASS 33A DIAMOND VETERAN RIDDEN (25 years and over). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height. 
CLASS 33B VETERAN RIDDEN (20–24 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.
CLASS 33C PRE-VETERAN RIDDEN (15–19 years). Open to horses and ponies of any breed and height.

Championship 12- First and Second from classes 33A, B, C are eligible

Class 34A: In-Hand Coloured – Open to Ponies 14.2HH and under any age

Class 34B: In-Hand Coloured – Open to Horses 14.3HH and over  any age

Class 35: In-Hand Spotted Palomino & Dun – Open to Horses and Ponies any age

Class 36A: In-Hand Cob-Hogged or Hairy- Open to Ponies 14.2hh and under any age

Class 36B: In-Hand Cob-Hogged or Hairy- Open to Horses 14,3hhand over any age

 

Championship 13- First and Second from classes 33A, B, C are eligible

 

Class 37: Young Handler – 10 years and under- (as of the 1st January 2020) (Children may be assisted by an adult)

 

Class 38: Young Handler – 11years -16 years – (as of the 1st January 2020)

 

Class 39: Bonny Horse or Pony – Any Breed or type (Children may be assisted by an adult),

   Championship 14- First and Second from classes 37-39 are eligible

 

Class 40: In-Hand Part- Bred- Open to all Part Bred Breeds, Any age.

 

Class 41: Novice Handler (All Ages) – Open to all Novices,

 

Class 42A: Open in Hand – Open to all breeds Ponies 14.2hh and under, any age.

Class 42B: Open in Hand – Open to all breeds Horses 14.3hh and over, any age.

 

Championship 15- First and Second from classes 40-42 are eligible

 

Supreme ChampionshipChampion and Reserves from Championships 8-15 are eligible

 

Veteran Horse Society – AREA QUALIFIER 2020.

 

First round qualifier for the Veteran Horse Society Supreme Final:

VETERAN HORSE OF THE YEAR 2020

Kindly Sponsored by Allen & Page.

 

Open to members and non-members.  All competitors and grooms must adhere to VHS Rules in all circumstances.  Failure to do so may result in immediate disqualification.

 

VHS Regional Final qualification. All competitors placed 1st to 4th in each Area Qualifier class will qualify for the corresponding class at VHS Regional Finals.  Members must carry their card in the ring at all times and have their showing card signed by the judge as proof of qualification.  Non-members will receive a red qualification card which can be exchanged for signed showing card when applying for VHS membership. It is the competitors responsibility to present their Showing card to the judge.
Regional Finals are open to members only
.

 

All competitors are eligible to enter open classes at the National Veteran Championships,

 

 

 

Aug
24
Mon
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 24 @ 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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

Aug
25
Tue
Riding lessons- Indoor Arena
Aug 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.

 

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:

  • Private session 30 minutes £28.00
  • Private session 45 minutes £38.00
  • Private session 1 hour £45.00
  • Semi private 30 minutes (2 people) £22.00
  • Semi private 1 hour £40.00
  • Semi private 45 minute £32.00
  • Group session 30 minutes £17.00
  • Group session 1 hour £28.00
  • Tiny Tots 15 mins lead rein – from age 2 years £12.00

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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