Training 2019 - What's On

Flatwork with Louise Hutchinson @ Mill Barton, Witheridge, EX16 8NU by kind permission of Caroline & David Lowes

  • Sunday 10 November, 2019

  • Saturday, 16 November, 201


Sessions will be for 1 hour, and in groups of 2 (or 3 if needed for numbers) in a 25 x 50 sand and fibre outdoor arena. Private lessons possible, if preferred.


Groups of 2 £18 each

Private £35


Lessons to start at 10am.

Money to be paid direct to Louise on the day.

Closing date for booking a lesson is the Thursday before.


Book with Sophie Marshall. Mobile 07532 185416 or email Please let me know what level you are working at, so I can pair accordingly.  


If you cancel after the closing date, please be prepared to pay your lesson fee, unless there is a waiting list, or you can find a replacement.


Louise is an experienced instructor and regularly competes up to Grand Prix, including a variety of horses and ponies from Prelim level. She enjoys teaching anyone from beginners to more experienced riders, trying to make dressage fun for everyone.


There is a large concrete yard for turning and parking.

Show Jumping with Tim Cheffings at Downe Farm, Witheridge, EX16 8QF

  • Monday  11 November, 2019

  • Monday 16 December, 2019


Tim Cheffings BHSI is a professional event rider who has continued success at all levels within British Eventing and FEI. Tim is known not only for his talent as a rider and trainer of young horses, but also for his perceptive and calm approach to his horses and their training. Tim enjoys teaching and specialises in show jumping and X country but is equally happy to teach flatwork. He is increasingly popular with riders of all ages and abilities who enjoy his calm, relaxed approach. At the end of 2018, Tim Cheffings took up the role of Under 18 Coach for the South West region, joining current coaches Sorrel Warwick and Emily Lee. Based in Devon, Tim achieved his BHSI status in May 2018 and holds his UKCC Level 2, regularly hosting British Eventing training courses across the South West. For contact and more information see:

£50.00 per group (split accordingly).

Contact Nicky to book on 07809 262218 or

Grid Work with Tina Daems @ Coach House Stables, Milverton, Taunton, TA4 1NE

  • Sunday, 1 December, 2019

  • Sunday, 15 December, 2019


Sessions will be suitable for all levels of ability and confidence whether you are just starting to jump or regularly competing and wanting to improve your horse’s technique over a fence.

Riders will be in pairs. The cost will be £25.

Tina has ridden or trained riders to Grade A SJ and CCI3* Eventing.

Sessions will take place in her 25 x 60 outdoor school.

Please contact Amelia Green to book in. 07555270458.

Arena XC with Mary Baillie @ Pontispool Equine Sports Centre, Norton Fitzwarren 

  • Saturday 9 November, 2019 (1.30 pm onwards)

1 hour sessions

70 cm upwards - please specify what height you are jumping at upon booking. 


Mary is an ex-international event rider who has brought many horses through the grades. She has ridden all her life including having won a cup for Prince Phillip Mounted Games at HOYS and competing at Badminton. She is a BHSAI and is happy to teach at any level in any discipline. She is as skilled at teaching people who want to jump a pole on the floor as preparing riders for competition.

Contact Nicky to book on 07809 262218 or

Cancellations after Wed 6th Nov will be liable to pay.


Winter Pole Work & Show Jumping with Mary Baillie @ Mill Barton, Witheridge, EX16 8NU by kind permission of Caroline & David Lowes

Following on from Mary Baillie teaching at Paxton's Field every Thursday afternoon during summer, this will now be taking place (weather permitting) at Mill Barton throughout the winter. If any members would like some SJ training, please contact Mary direct on 01884 881323 / 07792 606935.

£30/hour for private lessons. £15 each for two people. £10 each for three people.

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