WELCOME TO RIVERSIDE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
Riverside Equestrian Centre is owned and run by Michaela Preston BHSAI Int and Franklin Method Equestrian , established 2001, our main concern is for both your peace of mind, and your horse's happiness.
Riverside Equestrian Centre is a multi-purpose riding facility where fun and learning come together, with stabling for over 20 horses, a 58m x 28m indoor arena with mirrors, a floodlit 61m x 21m outdoor arena, Equicizer mechanical horse and solarium. We offer a full livery service and riding lessons with our friendly team of qualified instructors and horses to suit all abilities.
Riverside Equestrian Centre licence No. LN/199501361
For more information about any of our services, please use the 'contact form' at the foot of this page and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Thanks for visiting the Riverside Equestrian Centre website!
BABE & POLES
Monday 11th December, 2023
Services We Offer
Lessons and Training
Here at Riverside Equestrian Centre we offer a wide range of lessons for all abilities and ages. We cater for 4 year olds and upwards and have a maximum weight limit of 13 stone.
We offer a full livery service catering for all your needs.
**WE CURRENTLY HAVE 2 RARE SPACES AVAILABLE.**
We have been successfully running Unafilliated and Stressless Dressage competitions for a short time now. We will now be hosting Show Jumping competitions which we are really looking forward to. Please keep an eye out on the forthcoming events on this page or like us on Facebook to get updates as and when they happen.
Breaking and Schooling
Do you have a young or naughty horse and would like a little help? We can offer help and advice to help you achieve your goal.
We boast a floodlit outdoor 61m x 21m arena. The arena is topped with Boyntons Fibre Mix surface, which rides perfectly.
Why not beat the weather and come and hire our 60m x 28m mirrored indoor arena with Sportsfibre surface.
We have a full set of jumps and dressage boards available to be set up in either arena. Both arenas have state of the art speaker systems perfect for those wanting to practice their Dressage to music tests.
Riverside Equestrian Centre hold Dressage Training Days with world class Dressage riders and trainers such as Spencer Wilton, Gill Liggins, Hannah Moody, our very own Michaela Preston and more recently...Steph Croxford. Dates will be posted below and on Facebook. If you wish to be notified of future clinics, please complete the subscription form at the foot of this page or like our Facebook page.
Franklin Method Equestrian Trainer
Michaela is now a certified Franklin Method Equestrian trainer (mounted or dismounted), she is now taking bookings for individual sessions, weekly classes and clinics and uses Franklin Method Balls and Bands in her teaching.
'Babe' our mechanical horse.
Tailor a unique session to meet your specific needs!
Treat the little ones to a Pony Party for that special occasion. Choose from 1 or 2 hours for a maximum of 8 children.
Riverside Equestrian Centre is an official Pony Club Centre.
We are now accepting new members. If you wish to join, please visit the Pony Club website.
Once you have become a member through the Pony Club website, please get in touch to join in the activities, these are currently held on a Thursday 5pm-6pm fortnightly.
News & Activity dates
GIFT VOUCHERS ONLINE!
We are now able to offer the purchase of Gift Vouchers online via Sumup.
The vouchers make great presents and can be used aginst riding lessons. If your not sure what amount to purchase, see the 'Lessons and Training' section of the site for a pricelist.
To purchase Gift Vouchers, please click on the button below.
Monday 11th December - Babe & Poles - FULL!
FULL LIVERY SPACES AVAILABLE!
We have some rare full livery spaces available, please drop us a message for more details! (Please note that we ONLY OFFER FULL LIVERY!)
LESSON PRICE INCREASE
As of Monday 1st January 2024, we regret to inform you that due to the soaring prices of feed, bedding, wages, rates etc. our lesson prices will be going up. We realise these are difficult times for everyone, so, we have done our very best to keep the price increase to a minimum. This is the first increase we have implemented since September 2022.
NEW SOUND SYSTEM!
February 19th, 2022
We can officially announce the completion of our brand new sound system in our 61m x 21m floodlit outdoor arena. The system plays almost all formats. It is perfect to practise those freestyle tests ready for those competitions. Please get in touch for more details and arena hire availibility.
....SPEAKERS HAVE NOW BEEN ADDED TO OUR INDOOR ARENA
Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 8.00 pm
Sat: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Sun: Arena hire only