UK schools with equestrian facilities, equestrian teams, livery yards and horse riding courses. Some schools offer opportunities for students to bring their own horses to school or to use one of the riding school ponies available. Boarding schools offering equestrian facilities can also be found here.
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Queen Mary’s is a thriving day and boarding school, for girls aged 4 - 16 and boys aged 4 - 7, with an onsite British Horse Society “Commended” equestrian centre and fully BHS qualified instructors, with an excellent reputation for being one of the top schools for riding.
At the NSEA Championships, Queen Mary’s teams continually secure excellent placings in many classes. In 2018 the teams secured ‘Top English School’ in the 80cm Show Jumping and 80cm Jumping With Style and were NSEA 90cm Show Jumping Champions in 2016. Other recent achievements include qualification for the Royal Windsor Horse Show and the Riding Captain has represented Great Britain.
The size and ethos of the school allows for full flexibility ensuring that pupils’ riding aspirations sit comfortably alongside academic and other extra-curricular activities. Recent results saw 49% of GCSE entries awarded Grades 8-9. This family school values, nurtures and respects every individual offering full, weekly and flexible boarding and providing minibus services across the region.
The school organises a number of equestrian shows and competitions onsite. These include a dressage series, show jumping and an annual show. Queen Mary’s also organises show jumping and dressage clinics and event training so the girls can gain valuable competition experience. Pupils are able to bring their own horses to school. Queen Mary’s offers various livery options and has a number of school ponies offering the girls the confidence and the foundations they need to achieve their equestrian ambitions.
Lucton School equestrian centre is set within 14 acres of the beautiful North Herefordshire countryside, with two all-weather areas, and miles of off road hacking. Our staff are BHS qualified, and we have a range of well-schooled horses and ponies to suit all needs. Whether riders are complete beginners, competent riders improving their dressage, jumping, and competition skills, or training towards professional qualifications, we can help them improve their horsemanship in a friendly, encouraging and safe environment.
We are a Pony Club Centre, and alongside their studies, Lucton Students can study BTEC and GCSE qualifications in horse management & stable management. Our sixth formers have the opportunity to study for the BHS Assistant Instructors Certificate.
- Livery options are available to pupils.
- Arena Hire available.
- External lessons are available.
The Berkhamsted Schools Group is one of Britain’s leading independent school communities, based on five sites. Four are situated in the historic and prosperous town of Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire and one in the sought-after town of Amersham in Buckinghamshire. Our family of six schools combines both single-sex and co-educational teaching. At the Pre-Prep and Prep, boys and girls are taught together until the age of 11, separately from 11-16 allowing each pupil to flourish academically (Berkhamsted Boys and Berkhamsted Girls), with co-ed activities, sports, and trips, before coming back together again in a joint Sixth Form. Heatherton, situated in Buckinghamshire, provides a co-educational Nursery class (aged rising 3-4) and single—sex education for girls from age 4-11.
Berkhamsted has an excellent reputation for riding with a thriving Equestrian team. The School has a dedicated coordinator, and the club caters for all abilities from grassroots to elite level. They have an active squad of about 30 members from age 5-18 across all 5 schools, taking part in a range of shows and competitions, whilst ensuring that these, alongside training, fit well alongside the pupils schooling and extracurricular activities.
In 2019-2020, Berkhamsted secured the highest final point total in their region for the NSEA RPL Championships. They are currently champs of 1m and 1m10 at the NSEA and have national titles in every height, whilst being the current County Dressage champs.
Bloxham School is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11 to 18. Situated at the heart of the beautiful village of Bloxham, north Oxfordshire, the school offers a rural setting whilst being easily accessible from London and the Home Counties. Bloxham has a thriving equestrian team, which has been crowned National Schools’ Eventing Champions twice in recent years. A popular equestrian club runs regularly at a nearby riding school, where expert tuition is available at all levels. Students can bring their own mounts or hire horses through a local stables. Bloxham is proud to be host an annual Eventer Challenge series in the autumn at Aston-le-Walls More information available via the school's website.