Riding establishments or equine training yards offering facilities for exams, riding tests, CPD training, BHS stages and equestrian courses. Training offered for horse and rider in equestrian disciplines for competitions.

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Capel Manor College is London’s only specialist land-based college, offering a diverse range of full and part-time courses in further and higher education for school leavers and adults. The College is the only college in Europe to offer full-time saddlery courses with 25 year’s reputation for excellence in leathercraft. 

Capel Manor College’s saddlery and leatherwork courses are taught at their Enfield campus, set amongst 30 acres of picturesque gardens and green space. Students are taught in the College’s leather workshop, located within historic Victorian stables. 

The College offers the prestigious and historic Worshipful Company of Cordwainers’ Diploma in Saddle, Harness and Bridle Making, Cordwainers’ Diploma in Shoemaking as well as a range of other leatherwork part-time courses. Through practical demonstrations and hands-on workshops, the College helps to provide its students with the skill set needed for working within the leather industries. The skills learnt are transferable, and their students go on to work with a wide range of employers such as the British Army and fashion designers. 

Capel Manor College
Enfield
London
Tel: 0303 003 1234
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Summerhouse Equestrian is located in a picturesque part of Gloucestershire in England and one that prides itself as the home of equine excellence. The centre has an extensive offering which is enjoyed by aspiring and elite riders from around the country and internationally. Set up in 1978 by Sheila and John Weston and run by their daughter, Helen Gallop and granddaughters, Sara and Rachel Gallop.

Sara Gallop, a well-known rider on the dressage circuit and trained by both Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester who are based locally, has a number of horses ranging from young horses in training up to International Grand Prix level, all of which have been sourced and produced by Sara from the beginning.

Rachel Gallop competes and trains horses from International young horse classes to Grand Prix level and is a member of the BS International Experience Programme, training under Olympic rider Rowland Ferneyhough & Julie Andrews.

Summerhouse offers advanced training and schoolmaster lessons for the more established rider looking to develop their knowledge and skill, in both Dressage and Jumping, a concept that attracts riders from around the country and abroad.

Helen Gallop – “I am really proud of what Summerhouse has to offer and the extensive training opportunities we can provide to our clients. We have a fantastic range of qualified instructors with vast competition experience in all disciplines and we aim to help a whole range of riders, offering advanced tuition for clients with their own horses, schoolmaster lessons and the opportunity to get involved and compete onsite with one to one help and guidance all the way’’

Watch the Summerhouse Story, from humble beginnings - Helen Gallop tells the story of how Summerhouse and the family has grown to the prestigious centre it is today. https://vimeo.com/243278476

Riders who choose Summerhouse vary greatly from those who are looking to further their knowledge, take exams, train towards a specific show or just have some fun. The centre hosts over two hundred shows a year and has extensive facilities, including a brand new state of the art water treadmill rehab facility which includes full livery rehabilitation services if required.

The Prestige Training academy boasts some exceptional schoolmasters ranging from Novice to Grand Prix Dressage horses, Novice to 1.30m Show Jumpers and ex Intermediate Eventers and the concept has seen an increase in attracting aspiring riders from around the world.

 “We pride ourselves on running a dedicated premium livery service for riders looking to base themselves at Summerhouse with their own horse, somewhere to train short or long term, owners looking to base their horses with Sara or Rachel for training and competition experience or horses coming in for training or sale preparation livery. Our sales and purchase service are very popular, finding riders their dream horse and helping them to achieve their goals. There are not enough words to expressive how very proud I am of what we have achieved here at Summerhouse and very excited for the future of all of our initiatives” said Helen Gallop

Prestige Equestrian
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
Tel: 01452 720288
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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.
Lucton School
Leominster
Herefordshire
Tel: 01568 782000
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High quality education and facilities for the equine industry is at the forefront of North Highland College UHI.  Alongside the highly practical horse care and riding elements of our courses, our students are also taught health and safety, business and management, marketing and communication, IT skills, working with others and key enterprise skills. From the stunning highlands of Scotland, our equine students are based at our purpose built Rural Studies Centre alongside our veterinary nursing and gamekeeping students. The centre boasts:

  •  20 purpose built loose boxes (available for our student’s horses)
  • High spec classrooms
  • International sized indoor and outdoor arenas

You will have the opportunity to progress from an NC Horse Care to BA (Hons) Equine Business Management with our specialist equine tutors who are widely known within the equestrian community. Our equine students are encouraged to enter competitions and participate in shows to enhance their practical abilities while also networking with industry professionals. To further endorse our students' academic capabilities and enhance employment prospects we also prepare them for British Horse Society Examinations. 

North Highland College UHI
Halkirk
Highland
Tel: 01847 889250
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Moreton Morrell College is a UK and international leader in the development and delivery of equine courses. For over 40 years, the college has provided specialist equine degree programmes, designed with industry input to enhance your employability.

The exceptional equine facilities at Moreton Morrell College include the Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation Centre, opened by Zara Phillips, an equine unit approved by the BHS as a ‘Where to Train’ centre, indoor and outdoor arenas and horse simulator.

Our college covers 750 acres of Warwickshire countryside with stabling for more than 120 horses, 60 well-schooled competitive horses and a farriery centre and forge. The site also provides accommodation for over 200 full-time students.

As a student, you will have opportunities to get involved in the British Eventing Spring and Autumn Horse Trials, join our Elite or Performance Equine Academies and take part in ongoing research projects to help develop the industry.

Moreton Morrell College part of WCG
Moreton Morrell
Warwickshire
Tel: 0300 456 0047
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Riseholme College, set in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside, provides some of the finest equine training anywhere in the country. With top-class indoor and outdoor facilities, students learn from experts in the field and benefit from practical work experience placements. Riseholme College, based in Lincolnshire, has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its provision and has undergone a complete refurbishment of all its arenas and key facilities. The college runs equine apprenticeships, further education and degree programmes covering all aspects of the industry and has an outstanding track record of student success. Riders of a high standard, or those who have the potential to succeed at a high level, are also given the opportunity to join our prestigious Equine Academy. Academy riders are provided with expert coaching and tuition to enable them to compete at a high level. Students studying at Riseholme College have access to the outstanding facilities at our Bishop Burton Campus, this includes the impressive Bishop Burton Arena, Therapy Centre with Water Treadmill, CET Equine Spa, Solarium and Zamar, Rider Fitness and Performance Suite, two indoor arenas, three outdoor arenas and stabling for over 100 horses. Specialist equipment includes Quintic Gait Analysis software, FLIR Thermal Imaging cameras, Polar Heart Monitors, Televet ECG, Synchronicity Rein Tension Gauges, Noldus Observe XP software and extensive laboratory-based equipment. Riseholmes commercial equine centre hosts an extensive range of regional, national and international competitions, demonstrations and clinics, and is a BHS training and examination centre. Equine students gain experience by working alongside the tutors and instructors at these events, developing the practical skills needed to work in industry. Visit our website for more information.

Riseholme College
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
Tel: 01522 895490
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University Centre Bishop Burton and Bishop Burton College, based in East Yorkshire, has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the finest land-based colleges and providers of equine courses anywhere in the country. The college runs equine apprenticeships and further education courses with the University Centre Bishop Burton delivering a wide range of degree programmes covering all aspects of the industry and has an outstanding track record of student success. The state of the art complex includes the impressive Bishop Burton Arena, Therapy Centre with Water Treadmill, CET Equine Spa, Solarium and Zamar, Rider Fitness and Performance Suite, two indoor arenas, three outdoor arenas and stabling for over 100 horses. Specialist equipment includes Quintic Gait Analysis software, FLIR Thermal Imaging cameras, Polar Heart Monitors, Televet ECG, Synchronicity Rein Tension Gauges, Noldus Observe XP software and extensive laboratory-based equipment. Bishop Burton’s commercial equine centre hosts an extensive range of regional, national and international competitions, demonstrations and clinics, and is a BHS training and examination centre. Equine students gain experience by working alongside the tutors and instructors at these events, developing the practical skills needed to work in industry.

Bishop Burton College
Beverley
East Yorkshire
Tel: 0800 731 8281/01964 553000
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Balcormo Stud
Leven
Fife
Tel: 07715 545769
www.sandralowmitchell.com
COURSES FOR HORSES
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
Tel: 01782 505664
www.coursesforhorses.co.uk
Catherston Stud
Stockbridge
Hampshire
Tel: 01264 782716
www.catherstonstud.com
Ekko Equestrian
Rugby
Warwickshire
Tel: 07791 368098
www.ekkoequestrian.com
Fenix Carriages & Driving Centre
Clayhidon
Devon
Tel: 01823 652600
www.fenixcarriages.co.uk
FourFoot Services
Herefordshire
Ladymire Equestrian Centre
Ellon
Aberdeenshire
Tel: 01358 729969
Oak Equestrian
Coleford
Gloucestershire
Tel: 07798 872984
www.oakequestrian.co.uk
Ross Dhu Equestrian Centre
Larkhall
Lanarkshire
Tel: 01698 886492
www.scottishhorsehelp.co.uk
Shelton Farm Carriage Driving Centre
Pangbourne
Berkshire
Tel: 0118 9842619
www.sheltonfarmcarriages.co.uk
The Centre of Horseback Combat Ltd
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
Tel: 01442 462715
www.horsebackcombat.co.uk
The Kent Equine Academy
Sittingbourne
Kent
Tel: 01795 844258
www.kentequineacademy.co.uk
Training the Teachers of Tomorrow (TTT)
Guildford
Surrey
Tel: 01483 272356
www.ttttrust.com
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