Training Clinics

We hold regular training sessions throughout the year covering all disciplines and all levels in individual or groups sessions.

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Simon Nicholson

Show Jumping

Foxhunter Championship Winner Simon Nicholson teaches at Lower Farm Livery in Duns Tew (OX25 6JX) most Friday afternoons throughout the year. Lessons are in an outdoor arena with rubber surface and can be over a grid or course as an individual or group. Charges are £35/hour for an individual lesson and £20/hour for a shared lesson. A 30 minute lesson is £25. Once your lesson is booked you will be liable for the charge if you cancel less than 24 hour in advance.

Lesson are arranged by Pauline Parker, for more information, to be added to her mailing list or to book your lesson please contact her via email paulinespringfarm@aol.com or by calling 07824 444848

 

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Fran Bird BSHI Dressage/Show Jumping/Cross Country

With an emphasis on team training, fortnightly clinics and regular training days take place at Regal Equestrian near Ascott (CV36 5PP) or at various local facilities such as Cherwell Equestrian Centre, Swalcliffe Grange, Crown Farm & Lyneham Heath.

Sessions are normally in small groups of between 3-5 of similar abilities, although individual sessions can be booked, aiming at adding a social element to training sessions in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Suitable for all levels of rider from beginners to advanced, those wanting to learn a new skill or brush up on existing ones, perfect for those aiming to compete in BRC team events.

Sessions are listed and can be booked via horse events. Search for Oxford Riding Club or FAB Horses. For more information contact Beryl via email at oxridingclub@gmail.com

UP COMING FRAN CLINICS: 13th April - Wayfarer eventing, chedworth Show Jumping (AM)                                                  Cross Country (PM)
                                          18th april - evening flatwork clinic at Worton heath farm                                                        21st April - Crown Farm XC over flagged course (ALL DAY)

                                                         

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Matt Jenkins  Dressage

As a former stable jockey to Dan Greenwood, Matt has a wealth of experience of training both horse and rider at all levels. He is a gentle and encouraging trainer, with natural enthausism for teaching. Sessions take place at Spring Farm near Little Tew (OX7 4JL) in an outdoor 20x55mm arena with Andrews Bowen Surface, usually on a Monday or Saturday afternoon. A 45 minute sessions costs £30.     

Lesson are arranged by Pauline Parker, for more information, to be added to her mailing list or to book your lesson please contact her via email paulinespringfarm@aol.com or by calling 07824 444848

NEXT CLINICS WITH MATT ARE: MONDAY 23RD APRIL

 

If there are areas of training you do not feel we cover and would like us to arrange please contact us at oxridingclub@gmail.com

 

*** ALL THOSE TAKING PART IN ORC CLINICS DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK. THE ORDGANISERS, INSTRUCTORS AND LANDOWNERS TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGE , INJURY OR DEATH TO HORSE, RIDER OR THIRD PARTY HOWEVER SO CAUSED. BRC MEMBERSHIP COVERS RIDERS FOR THIRD PARTY INSURANCE. ORC HIGHLY RECOMMENDS ALL RIDERS HAVE ADEQUATE  PERSONAL ACCIDENT AND HORSE INSURANCE FOR THE ACTIVITIES THEY  ENGAGE IN***