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Horse Riders Field
Bring Your Own Horse activities

SECURE AND CONVENIENT HACKING Open for the summer (until 5th September, weather permitting): 70 acres of safe off-road hacking with amazing views and NO TRAFFIC including: Woodland trail (perfect for lead rein) Canter track Field Riding £7 per horse Opening times: Daily, 8am-8pm. (Gates close at 8.30pm) Please bring all your own water and a fully-charged mobile phone in case…

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Horse Riders Field
Bristol Horse Riding Summer Activites

Over the summer holidays we will be offering a variety of activities to our non-disabled riders. Why not take advantage of a private lesson or two to work on a particular issue you may be having or a riding skill that you would like to develop? Alternatively join us for a lovely hack out on our land or over at…

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Winter Dressage Series 2017/18

Sunday 10th September   Class 1 – Intro A (2008) Class 2 – Prelim 2 (2016) Class 3 – Prelim 14 (2006) Class 4 – Novice 27 (2007)   Sunday 8th October Class1 – Intro B (2009) Class 2 – Prelim 7 (2002) Class 3 – Prelim 12 (2005) Class 4 – Novice 28 (2008) Class 5 – Elementary 42…

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Horse Owner Dressage Clinics

On Thursday May 11th, Avon Riding Centre and Bristol Horse Riding will be offering dressage clinics for horse owners with BHS Registered Instructor, Alexandra Richards.  Alex competes regularly up to medium level dressage, and her teaching method focuses on rider biomechanics and getting the best out of the partnership between rider and horse. This is the perfect opportunity to focus…

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Maria Starr With Her Trophy 9 April
Dressage Results 9th April 2017

Kate Lingwood-Whyte on Danygaer Lord Thomas Maria Starr with her trophy Louise Lennon and Posie warming up Sally Thorne on Miss Mouse Sue Patch warming up Patch Louise Lennon with Rocky and Murphy Catherine Collins on Chester What a perfect day we had for the finale of our Unaffiliated Dressage Series on Sunday 9th April! The sun shone all day…

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Winter Unaffiliated Dressage Scores 12th March

Another long and lovely day yesterday. If you are struggling to read the scores on your phone, please click on the link below for a PDF. Dressage Scores 12th March Time Class Rider Horse Score % Place 9.58 1 Suzanne Patch Aero 134.00 58.26 6th 10.04 1 Kim Crispin Mitsy 135.50 58.91 5th 10.11 1 Kerry Bushe SG Spotless Model…

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Young Horse Rider Jumping Fence
March 2017 Show Jumping Clinics

What? A series of show jumping Clinics to get you and your horse ready for the 2017 season. The focus is on improving your course jumping skills using pole work exercises, grids, working on your position to help you and your horse feel confident and ready for the season ahead. Who? Our instructor Fiona will be taking the clinics. Fiona…

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Winter Unaffiliated Dressage Scores 12th February 2017

Freezing cold weather didn’t stop riders from receiving a warm welcome at the Avon Riding Centre on Sunday. It was much appreciated by everyone – especially those who came for the first time. Many thanks to all the team of volunteers for their great support on the day. If you’d like to join us at the next competition, you can…

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Weekly Update Thursday January 5th 2017

  Welcome Back! We hope you all enjoyed yourselves over the festive period and are looking forward – as we are – to another exciting year at the Centre. New staff: We’re pleased to welcome Charmaine Lane as Stable Manager. She’ll be responsible for the day-to-day management of the yard and horses. Please introduce yourself when you’re on site if you…

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Mounted Lesson
British Horse Riding Stage 2 Course 2017

British Horse Riding Stage 2 We’re thrilled to announce this 20 week course starting on Monday 30th January. It will take place as follows: 18.30 – Lecture 19.30 – Lesson The combined lesson and lecture costs £35. For a 5% discount, pay for the entire course up front (£665) or sign up for monthly payments of £140 for 5 months. Unfortunately…

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Weekly Update Email 9th December 2016

 The attached is a transcript of the Weekly Update from 9th December 2016.    Please read all of this email. It contains important information about the Centre this week.   Cattle Grid IMPORTANT FOR ALL STAFF AND BRISTOL HORSE RIDING RIDERS: We are installing a cattle grid next week (12th December to 17th December). The drive will be out of…

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Winter Unaffiliated Dressage Results Sunday 11th December 2016

Thank you all so much for supporting our very special riding centre by entering our Unaffiliated Dressage Competitions. It has been a very successful series so far and we look forward to seeing you on the remaining three dates in 2017. With best wishes for a Very Happy Christmas to you all! You can find those events on our Facebook…

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