Riding in Kent the Garden of England

Horse Riding in Kent, England

Kent Riding Clubs and Pony Clubs … Whether you have your own pony or not, Kent riding clubs are the best starting point for children or adults who want to learn how to ride.

Kent Riding clubs usually organise lots of local equestrian competitions and events, working rallies and other activities, which usually take place at times to best suit their membership.

Inter-club competitions are always popular and members can get together to share transport and/or travel costs to more distant competitions.

Kent Riding clubs are definitely the best option if you really want to enjoy horse riding.

Kent Riding Clubs - Tunbridge Wells Riding Club

Tunbridge Wells Riding Club

Susan Barrow Chairman – chairman@twridingclub.org.uk

Tunbridge Wells Riding Club are here to organise equestrian and social events for the people of Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough and the surrounding area. The club is affiliated to the British Riding Clubs. Members benefit from reduced entry fees at Tunbridge Wells Riding Club organised events and clinics plus discounts at a number of local retail outlets.

Kent Riding Clubs - Sevenoaks Riding Club

Sevenoaks Riding Club

Membership Secretary Maureen McDonnell – 01293 512 985

Sevenoaks Riding Club has been welcoming horses and riders since 1948. The club is affiliated to British Riding Clubs and caters for riders of all abilities. Our training clinics and competitions are aimed at beginners, as well as more experienced riders.

Kent Equestrian Riding Clubs - Maidstone & District Riding Club

Maidstone & District Riding Club – 01622 746161

Membership please contact Jane Scott: jane@hopkilnoast.me.uk

Maidstone and District Riding Club was founded in 1948 by a few enthusiasts who were anxious to encourage riding in the Maidstone area – by offering instruction at working rallies, visiting equestrian events, and running small shows and social events. Training is arranged for groups and individuals with BHS qualified trainers in all disciplines. All abilities of horse and rider can be accommodated. Members’ mounts range from thoroughbreds and warm bloods to native ponies and cobs. The club sends teams to compete in Riding Club Area qualifiers in dressage, show jumping and horse trials. In most years some teams or individuals qualify to compete at the National Riding Club Championships.

Kent Riding Clubs - Fawkham & District Riding Club

Fawkham & District Riding Club

Contact : Jackie Hawkes – Email : club@fdrc.org.uk

Based in the Fawkham Valley of North Kent, Fawkham & District Riding Club (FDRC) came into being at the start of 1997. We are a friendly club who can offer activities for you and your horse – no matter how old you are, your level of experience or ambition.We offer subsidised training to help improve your riding and give you the confidence to try new events or to improve your performance in the events you are already taking part in. If you want to stretch your competitive riding, there are BRC Competitions at area, national and even international level. New members are welcome with encouragement and assistance given to junior riders wishing to improve or progress.

Kent Riding Clubs - Canterbury Riding Club

Canterbury Riding Club

Membership Chairman: Tina Cobourn

We are a Kent riding club, located in Canterbury. We consist of senior and junior members and are a committee run club. We would
welcome new members at any time. If you like what you have heard and seen about our club, why don’t you become a member.

Kent Equestrian Riding Clubs - Wrotham & District Riding Club

Wrotham & District Riding Club

Charlotte Sunderland, Halifax Close, Walderslade, Kent, ME5 7QR
email: charlottesunderland@hotmail.com

Friendly club atmosphere. Flatwork rallies most of year, indoors at Eaglesfield, often day before show. Members have priority booking. Quarterly newsletters to update you on club activities. Special rosettes for highest place club member in competitions. Annual performance award rosettes to members who get the most points in varied competitions eg dressage, jumping and x-country. Local shows at Speedgate Farm and Eaglesfield.

Kent Equestrian Riding Clubs - Folkestone Riding Club

Folkestone Riding Club

Contact: folkestoneridingclub@hotmail.co.uk

Folkestone Riding Club is one of over 400 Riding Clubs currently affiliated to the British Horse Society. We are a small but enthusiastic friendly RC and cater for all standards of rider from novice upwards. New members are always welcome. We run a mixture of activities that include regular rallies, more specialist training, social events, summer camp and pleasure / fun rides, together with our Annual Show, details of which are published in our bi-monthly Club Newsletter. Our affiliation to the British Horse Society also includes the quarterly Rider magazine and gives a wide range of discounts on various goods and services.

Bradbourne Riding & Training Centre

Bradbourne Riding Club – 01732 453592

Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3DH

Bradbourne Riding and Training Centre has been established over 40 years….. Winner of the Speedgate Saddlery Kent Riding Club of the Year 2006 Award. At our centre in Sevenoaks, Kent we have Acres of fields and woodland, a 20 x 40 Indoor School, a large Sand School and over 35 horses and ponies. All of which enables us to offer a wide range of activities associated with horses and ponies including- Riding tuition for most ages and abilities. Preparation for riding holidays (see first hand account). Carriage driving. Riding for the Disabled (RDA) – our own very active group. Junior and Senior Riding Clubs.

Kent Riding Clubs - Sevenoaks Riding Club

Dartford & District Riding Club

Contact : Clare Drury – Email : gjenner360@aol.com

Dartford and District Riding Club B.R.C Area 10 based in North West Kent and London borders. We are a small club with a big heart and welcome horse lovers at all levels of riding. Junior and Senior members are catered alike and we welcome anyone that enjoys the social side as well as riding and horse care. Regular rallies are held for the not so competitive that would like to improve their riding and also clinics for the more serious competitors. We hold regular events from Fun Gymkhanas to Serious Dressage