South Wiltshire Riding Club
 South Wiltshire Riding Club

Lessons and Instructors

Lessons, unless otherwise stated, are at Manor Farm, Teffont, SP3 5QY.  Please see the calendar for specific dates and times.   

All bookings to be made via Equo Events. Please note due to Covid-19, no spectators or access to yard or toilets.  Cancellations at instructor's discretion. 

Our Instructors

Sarah Mitchell-Sheppard

Tuesdays at Manor Farm, Teffont

Sarah is a young enthusiastic instructor who prides herself on sharing her passion and confidence with her clients.  She is a qualified BHS instuctor and now runs her own very sucessful riding school in Fovant (SMS Equestrian). She has been an active BE competitor and club member for some time, representing SWRC at BRC Championships in a range of disciplines. Sarah enjoys the challenge of teaching and takes a particular interest in bringing on the junior members of SWRC


Monthly at Manor Farm, Teffont.  Flatwork, poles and jumping on rotation. 1.00 - 2.00pm. £17-members £23-non members. Max 4 riders.


Book lessons via Equo Events



Diana Burgess

Wednesday evenings at Manor Farm, Teffont

Diana is an extremely experienced instructor who is quick to assess both horse and rider, and offers constructive and effective advice.  In her career she has worked with Bruce Davidson and Lucinda Green, competing at top level in Canada and in the UK (CCI***). She now specialises in teaching and bringing on young horses. (She started 4* horses such as Tamarillo, Two-O-Two and Swizzle-in). 


 Jumping up to 80cm 18:00-19:00.   Jumping 80cm+ 19:00 - 20:00

£19 members.  £25 non-members. Max 5 riders.


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Julia Cory

 Saturday mornings at Hurdcott Farm,  Indoors or Outdoors

Julia is an excellent instructor always in demand. She is a Stage 4 Senior Eventing Coach in Complete Horsemanship. Julia has a great eye for detail with both horse and rider which produces excellent results in group or individual lessons.


Monthly on Saturday at 10.00-11.00am. Flatwork, poles and jumping on rotation.

£16 members £22 non-members.


(Please note that you must enter Hurdcott Estate SP3 4BA from the A30 between Barford St Martin and Compton Chamberlayne)


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Fiona Gair

Selected Saturdays, Bradley Road Stables, nr Warminster BA12 7JY. 

Fiona is a highly regarded trainer with over 20 years experience. She currently rides at PSG and has previously evented to a high standard. She specialises in individual sessions of 45 minutes 20 x 60 using a radio headset (provided, or bring your own if preferred) 


Cost private: £35 per person 45 minutes; shared: £25 per person


Cash to be paid on the day. 


To book a lesson with Fiona, contact Lynn Baggot on:

 07736 357087   or via Facebook. 


Please check the Calendar for dates and times



Unless otherwise stated, SWRC instruction sessions and clinics are open to members and non-members.  All BRC members are covered by third party insurance. Non members are strongly advised to arrange their own third party cover.

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