Ackworth & District Riding Club

Ackworth & District Riding Club

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XC Training & Technique with Ian Bennett

When:  17th July                                               Moorhouse Equestrian Centre

                                                                           Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster, DN76HA.

COST (Per rider): £ 20.00

DESCRIPTION: Indoor XC Technique – Training with Ian Bennet @ Moorhouse equestrian centre 2pm – 8pm 

Groups of 4 Approx 1 hour session. All Heights & abilities catered for. 

Please Contact Kate Longfield to book by email Fb or 07841709145





Combined Training at the Club Field

When:  27th July                                                Club Field, Near Nostell Priory

COST (Per rider): £8.50 dressage test, £14.00 if combining with sj. £6.00 per sj round on the day

DESCRIPTION: Riders can choose to do just dressage for the league, just sj as a clear round or combine the two for a class.

Class 1 Intro A,

Class 2 Intro B,

Class 3 P13,

Class 4 Nov 24,

Class 5 Pick a test P18, Nov 27 or E 40. Class 6 E4

Jumping 65, 75 and 85cm 


XC Training with Sue Hillyer

When:  4th June                                                Club Field, Near Nostell Priory

COST (Per rider):  £10 per person, 

To pay please use horsevents or PayPal(Friends or Family). 


DESCRIPTION:  Groups of up to 4 per hour and then riders can go for a hack if they want.


This is a chance for all levels to train over the club’s own XC fences and SJ fences if required. 

Ideal opportunity to gain tips before the horse trials for the more technical aspects. 

Please contact Sue on 07940 116958. 

Closing date Thurs 6th June 5.00pm.

Speed & Cross Country Training with Ian Pycock & Maggie Smith

When:  4th June                                                North Lodge, Burton Salmon

                                                                            LS25 5JR

START TIME: depending on numbers and preferences

LAST GROUP: 7pm-9pm

COST (Per rider): this includes both speed training & XC sessions

Group X 4 - £18.50 per rider

Group X 3 - £21 per rider

Group X 2 - £26 per rider

Group X 1 - £40 per rider - please contact organiser

Payment by:

Pay Pal - FAMILY & FRIENDS option OR

Horsevents only.

Closing date Saturday 1/6/19


Ian Pycock will explain the use of time watches and how to calculate distance and speed over XC courses.

There will be club watches available for members to use if you don’t own one.

Margaret Smith will discuss safety, tack, and any rule queries.

All levels will be catered for and any problems sympathetically addressed.

Groups will work their way round Nth Lodge XC course after speed training.

All riders are required to wear correct clothing including current BRC standard body protectors and a tagged ‘Jockey skull cap’.

Times will be posted Monday 3/6/19 when groups have been sorted.


Sheila Rogerson -        mobile- 07780904857

Ian Bennett SJ Training for all levels

When:  12th April                                               Moorhouse Equestrian Centre

                                                                           Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster, DN76HA.

SJ training with Ian Bennett for all levels at Moorhouse EC.
Please book early to avoid disappointment.
Payment on Horse Events via link on ADRC website.
times and groups will be posted on ADRC fb and by text.

Any questions re groups and time preferences please contact Mags 07905692423.

Dressage Test Riding with Claire Marie Senior

When:  1st April 2019                                     Where:  Manor Grange Stud Show Centre

                                                                                      Cobcroft Lane Cridling Stubbs 

                                                                                      Knottingley West Yorkshire WF11 0AZ 

Dressage Test Riding with Claire Marie Senior

 BD Accredited Coach UKCC Level 3 BD List 2 Judge (Prix St George) BD youth Coach/ Assessor / Judge Former International GB rider ! 

COST (Per rider): per hour 1 - £45 - 45 mins 2 - £30 each 3 - £25 each 4 - £25 each 

All bookings and payments to be made by Saturday 30/3/19 

DESCRIPTION: Test Riding - on beautiful arenas and mock competition layout. Open to all, warm up beforehand ride your chosen test, followed by feedback & lesson with Claire Marie 

Payments via Horse Events or pay pal - 

Please use reference: DATE - NAME - CMS training ( please contact Claire direct for with time preference and level) 07739 973656 

All bookings and payments to be made by Saturday 30/3/19 Times & Groups- call direct to arrange with Claire Senior 

MAIN POINT OF CONTACT: Claire Marie Senior - 07739 973656 Mags - ADRC Training officer - 07905692423 ( for queries if you cannot contact Claire)

Physio for Horse & Rider

When:  18th March 2019                                     Moorhouse Equestrian Centre

                                                                          Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster, DN76HA.

A Talk by Faith Atack & Suzanne Mackintosh - Physiotherapy for horse & rider.

All welcome, start time is 7pm

Tickets will include a pie & pea 🍲 supper. Drinks will be available.
This is open to members and non members of BRC. Tickets can be bought through Horse Events - via link on ADRC website OR from any committee member OR at Members training @ Moorhouse Tuesday’s & Thursdays @ Moorhouse EC.

ADRC Members £5.00
non ADRC BRC Members £6.50
non BRC Members £8.50
(please bring BRC membership cards)

Any queries please contact Mags 07905692423

Under the Flesh by Graham Harland

When:  18th February 2019                                     Moorhouse Equestrian Centre

                                                                          Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster, DN76HA.

On Monday February 18th Graham Harland is coming to Moorhouse to deliver "Under the Flesh" a leg dissection. 
Doors will open from 6.30 and it will start at 7.00pm 
Members have a reduced price including pie and peas and booking will be available on horsevents shortly.

Polework + Flatwork/Dressage Training with Margaret Smith

WHEN: from 10.00 to 21.00

WHERE: Moorhouse Equestrian Centre

As we lose the day light it's time to move indoors! ADRC offers training for it's grass roots members and those competing at all levels. If you have a young horse just stating out or want to improve your test technique to gain higher marks Come and join us.

Your accredited coach can work on a 1 to 1 or with groups upto 4 riders of similar ability.

The cost of the sessions include your accredited coach, arena hire with lights. Moorhouse is light and airy and hosts both long and short arenas.
1 to 1 £45
2 riders £25 each
3 riders £17.50
4 riders £12.50

NEW for this winter - Polework and Flatwork training will be held on alternate weeks

Cancellation policy:
if you cancel your slot with less than 48hrs notice and your slot cannot be filled, then your fee is still payable. 

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

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.