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At Cheshire Riding School we hold regular training and exams for those training towards their Stage 4 Senior Coach in Complete Horsemanship (II) Along with our weekly group training sessions we offer intensive days or packages for those wanting to focus on a particular area. As a BHS exam centre we have continued to receive A+ feedback from visiting examiners and also exam candidates for our horses and facilities. We have designated exam trainers who have excellent pass rates, gained by their own continued training along with their dedication to their learners.
The riding part of the course is open to our riders who can canter. The session will help to improve the riders position using a range of exercises to include work without stirrups and poles. Riders will ride a range of horses to help improve their riding ability, and skill range.
The sessions can be booked as a two hour session, or for those who want to just focus on either the stable management or the riding separate sessions are available.
Our stage 2 stable management is at 2pm and covers the stage two syllabus on a rolling basis. The sessions are split between practical and theory sessions which will aim to increase your confidence and knowledge which is required for the industry. During the sessions you will work around plenty of different horses and use a variety of equipment. The correct lungeing procedure will be covered with the chance for all trainees to lunge made available.
The stable management sessions cover the practical and theoretical parts of the stable management assessment. There will be opportunities to lunge and to fit the range of tack required for this level of assessment.
Stage Four Teach/ITT training available on request. If you have a specific area, aim or just an exam or training question
give us a call and we will try to assist in answering your query.
We have a wide range of facilities at CRS, all of which are available to hire privately to those with their own horse. Please browse to see what we have on offer.
Our BHS qualified instructors are available 7 days a week for one to one and group tuition. Our experienced staff and horses can cater for riders ranging from beginners to advanced, and for those wanting to specialise in show jumping or dressage. We currently offer tuition for riders from age four and have a weight limit for our adult riders of 13 stone.
Our farm ride hacks are available 7 days a week and take in the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Whether you are wanting to ride for 1, 2 or 3 hours we can cater for your needs as part of an organised group or an a one to one basis.
Come and join your Ride Leader Jane for a leisurely ride out down in the Cheshire country lanes and bridleways, stopping for a cheeky ice cream or pub stop with their horse en route.
The 1hr farm rides are a popular option for many of our clients. They are held daily throughout the year and can cater for a wide range of abilities from beginner to advanced riders.
On Bank Holidays and on set days throughout the summer, our longer hacks of 2 or 3 hours take place to Marbury Park, where the ride takes us through the historical parkland.
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We have carefully selected a large range of horses suitable for all levels of riders.
Cheshire Riding School is long established and started in 1999 and has been based at Brookhouse Equestrian Centre since 2005. The CRS ethos from day one has been to provide an enjoyable, friendly, safe leisure environment for its customers with excellent facilities and superb horses and ponies.
Cheshire Riding School is very lucky to be based at such a scenic location in the beautiful cheshire countryside. Undulating dry land, ancient woodland, stream, all weather farm ride, superb riding and livery facilities make Cheshire Riding School amazing for everyone to enjoy.
Andrea and Ian first discovered Brookhouse farm, a former dairy farm, when we were looking to relocate from the original base at Arley. The farm was in a very run down state when it was found and it has taken many years of effort and investment to create the centre we have now. We have previously displayed “before and after” pictures at open days and events of how the centre was created.
Our superb team of staff are seeking to help us become the best riding school in the country. Cheshire Riding School has won a number of accolades already and is very highly regarded by the BHS, ABRS, Pony Club and other equine bodies. Cheshire Riding School is a BHS accredited exam centre up to and including level 4. We have been chosen as base for three BBC TV programmes, a channel 5 programme, a visit from ITV, won safety awards and many compliments from regulatory and licensing bodies on how well the yard is run and our horses are cared for. CRS has consistently been rated highly commended in every category in BHS annual inspections.
We pride ourselves on having the most friendly, approachable and knowledgeable staff we can find.
Andrea’s passion for many years has been horses. After successfully eventing her horse George she has followed her dream to share her knowledge with others and set up Cheshire Riding School. Andrea’s aim was to provide the community with access to riding in a fun but safe environment. Andrea enjoys seeing her horses and staff succeed and is hands on in the business. Andrea can be seen giving Molly and the rest of the horses cuddles or helping to keep our exam candidates at ease on exam days.
Debbie is a BHS Stage 5 Perfomance Coach and Rider, she also has a BA (Hons) in Equine and a PGCE; she has a vast amount of experience in producing young horses and managing their daily care, she has gained experience working with a variety of horses including Olympic show jumpers, hunt horses, event horses and riding school horses, both in the UK and America. Debbie enjoys training candidates towards their BHS assesments, aiming to educate to a high standard of horse husbandry and welfare.
“My mission at CRS is to continue to provide clients with an outstanding experience, I aim to do this by ensuring our staff care for our horses to an outstanding standard”
Jane is our Chief Ride Leader and has worked at CRS for 20 years. Jane gained her BHS Riding and Road Safety award as a teenager, gained a BA from Bangor University and then completed a PGCE. Jane also has her BHS Stage 1, EQL Level 2 & 3 and is a Level 3 Ride Leader. Jane takes out most of our hacks and is very experienced riding outdoors. Jane is familiar with all of our local hacking routes and enjoys taking clients to Marbury Park, The Aston Ring and around our farm ride.
Cheshire Livery Stables is a BHS Livery and BHS Facilities approved yard.
We have a dedicated team of experienced and qualified staff to offer full, part or DIY livery for your horse that is first class.
Our happy liveries enjoy all year round turn out with well maintained fencing and grazing.
No muddy legs in winter as we are on dry sandy well drained land.
We offer on site tuition with our qualified instructors with excellent facilities:
– Secluded outdoor livery exclusive arena
– Large Floodlit indoor arenas with arena mirrors
– Round lunging pen
– Floodlit yard, car and box parking
– Jumping paddock and riding fields
– All weather farm ride and gallops
– Hot wash room
– Off road hacking
– Quality home grown haylage, hay and bedding delivered to your stable.
You can enjoy hacking through the open fields and ancient woodland, popping over our wide variety of cross country fences or ride along our stream and over our water features.
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