Sunday, 17 January 2021

Experts are able to offer specialist riding clinics

CHECKENDON Equestrian Centre is a hive of activity with a host of specialist horse riding clinics.

CHECKENDON Equestrian Centre is a hive of activity with a host of specialist horse riding clinics.

l Ten times Paralympic gold medallist Lee Pearson CBE is returning to Checkendon Equestrian Centre for another of his inspirational dressage clinics from November 1 to 3, 2013. Tickets to watch the clinics are also available.

l Robert Pickles, a Fellow of the British Horse Society, provides training for the British Horse Society Stage examinations from Stage 1 to Stage 4, PTT and Intermediate Teaching exam, plus clinics for groups and individuals in dressage, showjumping and cross country.

His next clinic will be on October 15, 2013.

l Keeva Fox, a British Dressage List 2 Judge, will be running regular test riding clinics at Checkendon for a chance to ride a test and then have the opportunity to discuss and improve it.

Riders are able to take a test of their choice from prelim to advanced medium. Future dates will be available from the website www.checkendon

l Diane Followell is an international classical dressage trainer of riders of all levels and her next clinic at Checkendon Equestrian Centre will be on October 8, 2013. Find out more about her training methods from her website www.

l The next classical dressage clinic with Rodrigo da Costa Matos is on November 22 and 23. Rodrigo, a senior rider at the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art in Lisbon, Portugal for 18 years, trains with Nuno Palma in Germany.

He has been resident director and head instructor of Morgado Lusitano near Lisbon for many years.

Rodrigo teaches an international client base as well as his assistant/student trainees from all over the world. He is an international clinician, training top competitive dressage riders and classical equestrians alike, from novice to Grand Prix.

For more information about his clinic or any of the others on offer at Checkendon Equestrian Centre in Lovegroves Lane, Checkendon see email or telephone 01491 680225.

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