Thursday February 22, 2024
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Useful information on some of the venues in and around the OBHPC area.

Within the OBH area:

Jump the Jumps:

Our two sets of Pony Club jumps are ready to use at three venues. Cost is based on up to three people / hour. Please make the most of them either for schooling or private lessons. £7.50 from each session goes to PC so it’s a great way to help us raise funds.  

Alden Farm, Upton. OX11 9HS

60 x 30m. Floodlit arena. £15 / hr SJ arena. £5/pony min. Book with Lisa Heneghan 07977 4943336

RDA Centre, Lower Lodge Riding Centre, Charney Road, Southmoor, Abingdon, OX13 5HW.  Rate at £30 per hour. Book with Lisa Powell

Great Farm, Whelford, Glos. Book with Leonie McIntosh


Other venues

Letcombe Regis Riding Club  – email

Outdoor school with SJs within in a fenced field. Carpet based surface so doesn’t freeze but can feel quite deep. Limited parking. £10/hour

North Farm, Fawley – email 

Newly expanded indoor school with SJs. £25/hour or £20/half hour. Outdoor school £15 / hr.

Cancellations must be made more than 2 weeks in advance.

Grove Farm, Harwell, Oxon (Belinda)

Small indoor school, small outdoor school usually with SJ, grass SJ arean and grass dressage, hacking / canter, unfenced fields for speed training. £25/hour.

Malthouse Equestrian Centre, Hanney Road, Steventon, Oxon (Moira)

Indoor school, small outdoor school, WH fences, showjumps and small XC fences available at limited times in summer.

Blewbury EC, Bessels Way, Blewbury, Didcot, Oxon – 07809 040914 (Jane)

Large indoor school, small outdoor school, show jumps on grass in summer.

Elmwood, Nr Bampton, Oxon – 07962 251696 (Fran)

XC schooling fences across several flat, fenced fields. Show jumps and dressage on grass in summer.

Alden Farm, Upton, Oxon – 

2/3 outdoor schools and good parking. Contact Lisa Heneghan for details.

Wickstead Horseplay Arena, Highworth, Swindon – 01793 762265 (Vicki / Hannah)

Huge outdoor school with SJs and all weather XC course suitable for arena eventing and technical XC. Maximum 48 hours cancellation with £5 admin charge to cancel. Move bookings for free. Charges remain until April 2024

Wickstead EC, Highworth, Swindon – 01793 762265 (Vicki / Hannah)

Indoor school, small outdoor school, XC course suitable for minis to 85cm around the edges of unfenced fields.

Maximum 48 hours cancellation with £5 admin charge to cancel. Move bookings for free. Charges remain until April 2024

Malt House Livery and Stables, Brighthampton, Nr. Standlake, OX29 7QW – 01865 300457 (Sue)

Outdoor school with show jumps

Close to the OBH area:

Cherwell EC, Oxford. OX3 0QG – 01865 557492 or

Very large outdoor school with additional smaller school adjacent, XC schooling field in summer. Lots of parking. £40/hr for large school.

Boomerang, Crooked Soley, Nr. Hungerford, Berks – 01488 685389 (Russ)

Indoor school, 2 outdoor schools, XC schooling field available all year 70cm upwards

East Soley 2000, Crooked Soley, Nr Hungerford, Berks – (Emma)

Large indoor school for dressage, outdoor school.

Lyneham Heath Farm, Chipping Norton, OX7 6QQ – 01993 832585

Indoor school, outdoor school, extensive XC course from 70cm upwards across numerous fenced fields

Primrose Hill, Gawcott, Bucks – 01280 812008 (Laurie)

XC course from 70 – 100cm across several fenced fields.

Swalcliffe Park Equestrian,Wykham, Park Lane, Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxon. OX15 5EU – 01295 788924 or email

XC course with 150 fences from 50 – 100cm across several fenced fields. Outdoor school.

Directions to Swalcliffe from Woodstock (35mins) –  follow road to Enstone, take the first right in Enstone signed “Heytrop Park”. At T junction turn right and immediately left. Follow that road to the A361 junction, turn right at the T junction & then the next left, signed to Wigginton (single track road). Follow road past Wigginton to crossroads and go straight over. Continue past Waterfowl Sanctuary and go straight over next crossroads. After 200yards take the narrow road on your left (signposted to Swalcliffe & Sinford but the sign isn’t obvious). Swalcliffe Park EC is the 2nd property on the left, and XC course is just past that on the right.

Lybrook Farm, Snowshill Road , Broadway, Worcs. WR127JS. Nigel Tabor: 07879 897304 or 01386 858961

Hilly XC course with fences from 80 – 110cm across several fenced fields.

Rabson Manor, Winterbourne Bassett, SN4 9QF – 01793 731202 (Gill)

Large outdoor school, showjumps on grass, great range of XC schooling fences from 60cm to 115cm across 2 fenced fields.

Chedworth, New Barn Farm, Fields Road, Chedworth, Glos. GL54 4NG – 01285 720724 (Mike & Emma)

Outdoor school, SJs on grass, XC schooling fences.

Calmsden, north of Cirencester, 01285 654026

Extensive XC course suitable for 80cm upwards, outdoor school.

West Wilts EC, Holt – 01225 783220

Large indoor school, 3 large outdoor schools including arena eventing, some XC schooling at certain times.