We offer training clinics in pole work, jumping, flatwork, dressage & cross country throughout the year at various venues. This is aimed at all levels so there is something for everyone.
Special notice: To keep everyone safe & well social distancing must be followed for lorry / trailer parking & riding please. Bring your own hand sanitiser please.
Please read guidleines below. Non OBHRC Members need to fill in the form below.
Guidelines for attending OBHRC training Clinics .
Government guidelines must be maintained at all times, especially in respect to maintaining a 2-metre distance from others and regularly washing or sanitising hands.
Anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms even mild, or feeling unwell please stay at home.
Please check you temperature before leaving home.
· Please where possible come on your own, if this isn’t easy as you need help only one other person from your household can come with you. They must stay with your vehicle unless emergency assistance is required.
· Upon arrival please park at least 6 – 10 m away from other vehicles.
· Arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your session, tack up & be ready to ride at lesson time.
· There will be a 10 minute break between each lesson to maintain social distancing.
· Return to your transport straight away after your lesson finishes & leave as soon as you are able to limit the number of people on site at anyone time.
· Please bring all your own riding attire & tack to avoid sharing any equipment.
· Soft face coverings can be worn if you want, but nothing attached to your riding hat.
· Please provide your own anti- bacterial hand gel.
· Looking forward to seeing you all even in these strange times & hope you can still enjoy the training sessions we have organised.
Virtual Talk Wednesday 8pm on 26th May – Practical Equine Nutrition
Briony Witherow is a registered equine nutritionist with a wealth of experience including working for commercial feed companies.
She is a lecturer on Equine and Animal Science at Writtle University College. Learn more about what to feed, how much and what is in the different feeds.
The range of Supplements is vast – what is best & improves the horse’s health.
What are balancers?
Briony is also particular interested in grassland management, useful to those who manage their own grazing.
There will be opportunities to ask questions during the evening.
To book a free place via zoom please email Lorna Roberson: Lorna_d_roberson@yahoo.co.uk
A series of friendly evening talks, visits and demonstrations, to learn more, discuss & share ideas on a wide range of equine subjects.
We organise monthly or bi-monthly all through the year with the winter talks held in halls or covered barns usually starting at 7.30pm.
Summer talks & visits are organised outside at members & friends facilities, we try to start at 7pm & finish by 9pm.
Places are reserved through organiser Lorna Roberson email@example.com & payments are taken at the door on the evening.
These talks are open to OBH members, friends & anyone who would like to come & join in.
We are always open to new suggestions on subjects to cover please contact Lorna with your ideas.
Georgie is a former event rider who competed on the young rider team & later represented GB at the European Championships. Achievements include 7th Badminton in 2008. Now she concentrates on coaching riders of all ages
Michaela is a freelance dressage trainer who has competed up to PSG level.
She offers instruction in pole work exercises, flatwork & dressage.
She enjoys teaching riders of all abilities and training combinations to improve their marks.
With her experience, she is good at inspiring riders to improve and gain confidence in their riding.
Gail offers flatwork or dressage training.
She is a qualified BHSAI instructor, dressage rider who competes regularly in BD from Novice to Advanced Medium. Teaches riders through the levels.
Natasha is a qualified British Show Jumping UKCC Level 3 instructor, she is an experienced rider who competes her & clients horses up from Novice – 1.40m.
Natasha has a wealth of experience teaching riders of all abilities & makes training sessions challenging & fun.
Anna is a qualified BHSII & the OBH South pony club chief instructor, teaching riders of all abilities including ‘A test’ candidates. She is an excellent & knowledgeable speaker for many of our ‘Horse Knowledge Club’ evening talks & demonstrations on equine subjects which we have covered over the last few years.