Saturday February 24, 2024
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Centres in Area 8

Join the Pony Club – without a pony!

The Centre Membership Scheme was introduced in 1998 so that children and young people without their own pony could join and take part in Pony Club activities, the tests and achievement badges. Membership is open to anyone up to 25 years of age.

Find your nearest Pony Club Centre here – on the main Pony Club website.

Riding schools around the country become linked to the Pony Club, and through this link, can offer the Pony Club tests and badges to their clients. The Centres may also take teams to many of the regional Pony Club competitions, perhaps qualify for National Championships!


Here is a list of current Area 8 Centres

Aldborough Hall Equestrian Centre

Annabelles Equestrian

Apollo Stables

Barnfields Chingford Riding School

Brook Cottage Farm Riding School

Cambridge & Newmarket Polo Club.

Deanswood Equestrian Centre

Fletchers Farm Riding School

Gillians Riding School Pony Club Centre


Hall Farm Stables

Hertfordshire Polo Academy

Hill Farm Equestrian Centre (8)

Hill Farm Stables (Elmswell)

Hilltop Equestrian Centre

Hooks Cross Equestrian

Hot to Trot School of Equitation

Kimblewick Equestrian Centre

Lee Valley Riding Centre

Little Hooves Equine

Little Wratting Riding School at Cooks Farm

Moat Farm Riding Centre

Oak Farm Pony Club

Oak View Stables 

Old Tiger Stables at North Angle Farm

Park Hall Equestrian

Petasfield Stables

Rawreth Equestrian Centre


Roman Bank Equestrian

Sawston Riding School

The British Racing School

The Ramblers Pony Club 

Trent Park Equestrian Centre

Willow Farm Riding School




News from The Pony Club Centres in Area 8


Pony Club Centre Workshops

Pony Club Representatives in Area 8 hosted a networking workshop for all the Pony Club Centres in the region in 2016. Here is a copy of the Presentation. This is a biennial event.

Opportunities for achievement

We want to broaden your knowledge of riding and horse and pony care, make you feel a part of a world-wide organisation which has given so many members great fun and help you achieve your goals in the equestrian world, whatever they may be.

Pony Club tests are designed to improve your riding ability and knowledge of horse and pony care. Starting with the E Test you can progress through the Standards of Efficiency up to the A Test. Members may also take their Road Rider Test.

Achievement BadgesYou may also take Progressive Tests at Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum in Riding and Stable Management. These are smaller tests at all levels which may be taken on their own or together with the Standards of Efficiency.

The Achievement Badges are a fantastic, fun way of learning all that pony care knowledge as well as a few non-horsey subjects too.

Centres run competitions for their Members in many different disciplines such as mounted games, showjumping, dressage or quizzes. There may also be the opportunity to qualify for National Pony Club Competitions such as Centre Equitation, Winter League Dressage and Showjumping, National Quiz and Horse and Pony Care.