Ackworth & District Riding Club

Ackworth & District Riding Club

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Test & Train

When- 1st September
Where- Moorhouse Equestrian Centre
We have secured Keeley squires to judge and train

Keeley is a BSH Al Nvc
Level 3 dressage trainer, Keeley has been training combinations from grass roots to
National level for over 20 years
She successfully competes to medium level and is a para level 5 rider.

After warming you will ride your chosen test as in a normal dressage competition. The judge will score you as normal and your sheet will be available to take home.

Upon completion of the test the judge will then talk you through the movements and give advice. You will then be invited to go through part of test under Keeley's watch full eyes and again be offered advice.

You will then ride your test again which will be marked. ...

This is a fantastic opportunity to practise with a dressage trainer and judge to assist you on the ground.

The cost is £30:00 and payable on line through horsevents.

The allocated slot is 30 mins starting at 15:00 hrs.

Please contact Lynn Proctor with a preferred time.

Members Only Novice & Nervous Cross Country Training

When- 16th September
Where- The Club Field
Cross country training for beginners, nervous riders and novice horses.
Classes will consist of groups of 3 and times available are 10am, 11.00 12.30, 1.30 2.30 3.30
Members only training - cost £20 per person.
Pre-book only through horse events stating preferred time and we will try to accomodate.
Held at our very own club field we have a varied selection of cross country fences to try under the guidance of our very own Sue Hobson.
Sue has a huge amount of experience coaching cross country riding to people at all levels and is a sympathetic instructor who will listen to your needs and tailor the instruction accordingly.

Flatwork & Dressage with Claire Senior


21st July 2017

28th July 2017


Manor Grange Equestrian Centre

Friday 21st & 28th July , Dressage, Test Riding & Flatwork training @ Manor Grange with Claire Marie Senior - Prepare for your up and coming dressage comps!

Claire is a BD List 3 Judge,
BD UKCC Level 3
BD Accredited Coach
BYRDS Coach & Judge &
Former GB Rider!!!

With Claire's wealth of Dressage training, qualifications, Judging and Top Competition experience, she really does have it all!!!

Get competition ready!!! Or gain experience & knowledge with your horse! Gain confidence with Dressage, Perfect for anyone wanting great training for BE, BD, Club Dressage & all unaffiliated events that are coming up

Mix 'n' Match Training with Kathryn Parker


Where: Moorhouse EC

**NEW**Kathryn Parker session at Moorhouse equestrian centre every first Monday afternoon/evening of the month.

Training will vary and can cover - 

"Pole & Grid work"
"Back to Basics"
"The aids explained"
"How to ride school figures"
"Basic lateral work"
"Request your own subject"

All levels catered for! 

Exclusive to ADRC members only, come and have a session with Kathryn. It can be in a group or as an individual - please contact me to book or for more info: Kate - 07841709145 or [email protected].

Flatwork/Dressage Training with Margaret Smith

WHEN:  Various

WHERE: The Club Field

Its that time of year again. Tuesday's are open to all ADRC members- everyone is welcome.

It doesn't matter if your aim is to just make your horse more rideable, improve your fitness, or just have fun riding with your friends. Maybe your aim is to improve your scores or the dizzy heights of dressage teams. 

Sessions are 1 to 1 or up to groups of 4. All sessions will be tailored to your needs. Test riding evenings will also be run in preparation for the Members only dressage days.

Moorhouse arena is wonderful to ride in, and certainly beats those cold dark nights outside. 

For more information and bookings, please contact DIRECT Mags 07905692423 or [email protected]

Style Jump Training

WHEN: more dates TBA

WHERE: Moorhouse Lane, Wintersett, Wakefield, WF4 (directions opposite)

Style jump training at the club field.
From 15:00 hrs with Maggie Smith. Open for all. £15:00 per person. Entries Online. 

"Our club field will hopefully be utilised this year for members events, such as dressage (a great opportunity on grass), showjumping and rustic fences"

Showjumping Training- Sue Hobson

WHEN: Thursday Nights

WHERE: Moorhouse Equestrian Centre, Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster, DN76HA.

Sue Hobson, British Showjumping UKCC Level 2 Trainer

Showjumping training takes place on Thursday evenings for riders at all levels.  We aim to place riders in ability groups from those just starting out to more ambitious riders working on improving performance and results.  Training sessions start at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and later if the demand is high enough. 

Price is £15 if 4 in a group, £20 if 3 in a group for 1 hour and £25 private for half hour.  Lessons can include grid work, jumping a course, riding a jump off, novice sessions for novice/nervous horse or rider just phone or text to discuss your needs, jump training can be very very flexible to cater for all our members needs! 

To book your place please contact Sue Hobson: 07940116958.