South Wilts Riding Club
 South Wilts Riding Club



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

Our Instructors

Sarah Mitchell-Sheppard

 Weekly Thursday Afternoon Senior lessons at Manor Farm,Teffont


Fortnightly Thursday Evening Junior lessons Squalls Farm, Ansty


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

Julia Cory 

Fortnightly Saturday Afternoon lessons at Hurdcott Indoor or Outdoor School.


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.


Diana Burgess    


Fortnightly Thursday Evening

 Lessons  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). 

Tamara Weal       


Fortnightly Tuesday Evening

 Lessons at Hill Top Equestrian, Pitton


Tammy is a BHSII qualified instructor and has competed at International events such as Blenheim and Windsor. Tammy runs and owns Hill Top Equestrian in Pitton which has an excellent indoor/outdoor school. She teaches all abilities and takes an active roll in teaching a number of pony club teams.


For all Training dates please go to the Calendar


JUNIOR TRAINING  (FW),  (GW) and  (SJ) FORTNIGHTLY with Sarah Mitchell-Sheppard (Sarah M-S) at Squalls Farm, Ansty on Thursday evenings from 5.30pm-7.00pm approx. (£20 members and £25 non-members) Max 6 riders. Please Note: A maximum of 4 lessons can be booked in advance.

Book through Martine Kemmish  MOB: 07916 255 268  Email:

Senior weekly lessons on a rotation of Flatwork, Poles and Jumping with Sarah MS at Manor Farm, Teffont every other Thursday from 1.30pm-2.30pm (£16 members and £20 non-members) Max 5 riders

Book through Alice Stone       MOB:07803 000 057      Email:

Flatwork (FW), Gridwork (GW) and Show Jumping (SJ)  FORTNIGHTLY with Diana Burgess at Manor Farm, Teffont,Thursday 6.30pm-8.00pm. (£25 members and £30 non-members) Max 4 riders 

Book through Alex Hubbard   MOB: 07733 230 272        Email:

Flatwork (FW) FORTNIGHTLY weekends (mainly Saturday) with Julia Cory at Fonthill Outdoor School. Timing varies as is usually the hour before sunset. Contact Alice to confirm time when booking.  (£16 members and £20 non-members)

Book through Alice Stone     MOB:07803 000 057        Email: alice.stone6@icloud .com 

Show Jumping/FW  Fortnightly Tuesday  with Tammy Weal at Hill Top Equestrian indoor school, Pitton. 11am - 12.30pm.(£25 members £30 non -members) Max 4 riders. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF LESSON TIMES - NOW DAYTIME ( from November 2017)

Book through Sheri Start 07986604564 email:


These sessions are very popular, so book early, but if a waiting list is notified, don't be put off getting your name down - you know what horses are like with their backs, shoes, and their various injuries!!



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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