News and Events

Whether you’re a current student of Barnfield Riding School or visiting us for the first time, you will find all of the events, courses and current vacancies. Take a look below and check back often for the latest updates.

Open Day - 3rd September

The Barnfield Summer Open Day will be Saturday, the 3rd of September 12:30pm until 4:30pm.

If anybody would like a stall at the open day or can help us out by donating possible items for prizes, tombola items, raffle or auction items, let us know.

This is always a massive team effort where everyone pulls together to support us in our Barnfield family and the local community so all offers of help will be gratefully received.

Open Day poster

BHS Stage 2 - Care and Lunge

The BHS stage 2 course starts on August 27th and will cover the horse care and lunging sections of the exam.
Places are limited so please telephone (020) 8546 3616 if you are interested.


Dressage Prep Clinic

Anyone entering the Dressage Test on the 20th August can join our dressage prep clinic to:
- get a run-through of the test and what to expect
- ask last-minute questions (what to wear)
- a private lesson to practice the test
- a plaiting demonstration and practice
Cost: £95
Call the yard to register your interest on 0208 546 3616.

Dressage Prep

Summer Dressage Afternoon - 20th August

We are holding a dressage test on the 20th August for anyone who would like to enter. The entrance fee is £20. There will be prizes for:

  • Best Turned Out Horse and Rider

  • Walk and Trot Test

  • Prelim Test

Everyone is welcome to enter, watch and support someone else who is entering! Refreshments available!


Sign up BHS Stage 1 - 23rd April

The 8-week course starts Saturday, the 23rd of April, followed by the stage one exam. The course covers horse care, ride safe and level 1 riding.
For anyone wanting to learn more about how to care for horses or to ride to stage one level, or looking to start professional qualifications.
You can do the horse care element of the course and exam.
For more information please telephone reception on (020) 8546 3616 as numbers are limited


Franklin Ball Clinic - Monday 14th Feb

The Franklin Method for equestrians uses Dynamic Neuro-Cognitive Imagery combined with the use of Franklin Balls during movement on the horse simulator to help you:

  • Improve body awareness with core strength training

  • Improve mobility & suppleness

  • Improve balance

  • Improve body control (alignment, deliberate relaxation)

Take your horse riding to the next level with our Franklin ball clinic on Monday 14th February! Call the stables on 0208 546 3616 to book your slot.


Vacancies - Riding Instructor / Accredited Coach

There is a vacancy for a riding instructor/accredited coach on a freelance or part-time basis to join our busy riding school.

For details please contact Patsy on 0208 546 3616.