South Wilts Riding Club
 South Wilts Riding Club

Lessons and Instructors

We are very lucky to be able to offer regular instruction to cover times and days to suit everyone from some excellent instructors

All lessons will only be booked once payment has been recieved. Payments in advance by BACS, cheque or cash. Cancelations will be refunded if they are 48hrs in advance or if we can fill the space.

Our Instructors

Sarah Mitchell-Sheppard

Fortnightly Thursday afternoons and evenings 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


Fortnightly at Manor Farm. Flatwork, Gridwork and Jumping on rotation. 5.30-7.00pm. £19-members £23-non members. Max 4 riders.


Fortnightly at Manor Farm. Flatwork, gridwork and jumping on rotation. 1.30-2.30. £19-members £23-non members. Max 4 riders.


You can book a lesson with Sarah via Equo. For more information contact


Thursday evening lessons - Martine Kemmish

07916 255268


Thursday afternoon lessons - Sam Langford

07706 571463

Diana Burgesss

Fortnightly Thurday 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). 


Fortnightly at Manor Farm. Flatwork, Gridwork and jumping. 6.30-8.00pm. £28-members £33-non members. Max 4 riders.


You can book a lesson with Di via Equo.For more information contact


Sam Langford

07706 571463



Julia Cory

Fortnightly Saturday afternoons at Hurdcott Indoors or Outdoors

Julia is an excellent instructor always in demand. She is a British Dressage Coach with UKCC Level 2 Dressage Qualification . She has a good knowledge of modern coaching skills and teaches dressage up to Elementary Level.

Julia has a great eye for detail with both horse and rider which produces excellent results in group or individual lessons.


Fortnightly on Saturday at 10.00-11.00am and Fortnightly on Mondays at 6.00-7.00pm at Hurdcott Estate. £16-members £20-non members.


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


To book a lesson with Julia contact:

 Martine Kemmish

07916 255268


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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