Checkendon Equestrian Centre

Checkendon Equestrian Centre

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Hall Place Annual Show - Bank Holiday Monday 30th August 2021
40 classes of Show Jumping & Showing, fun dog show
Entries are open on line https://hall-place.com/annual-show-2021
When will u be starting the 15 min wood walks for kid's? My mates 5 year is interested in horse riding and I thought that might be a nice intro
Hi,

I am having an equestrian photoshoot day in the Checkendon bluebells on April 25th 2021.

A photoshoot is approx 45min to an hour long and costs Β£40 which includes a beautifully printed and mounted 8"x10" colour print.

Please either Whatsapp me on 07933327437 (signal isn't great in Checkendon) or email me at [email protected]

Thank you
Charlotte Snowden (ARPS)
Be careful of this poor excuse for a man owes people thousands in unpaid wages and offer thing a complete crook
NEW colour in the Panache sports bra now available. Sizes 28"- 40". Cup sizes B-J. 83% less bounce and perfect for horse riding, running and other high imp[act sports. Also available in a soft bra aswell as wired. Now in 7 colours. Being regularly fitted is so important to ensure less bounce.
So this is what these to get up to behind closed doors.....beautiful boys keeping each other beautiful and Shrek showing some loving x
Thank you for the friendly welcome for our overnight stay before the horse trials. All much appreciated after our long drive.
Jane Rayner Photography and Ellie Brassey Physiotherapy are pleased to announce a new competition !
Please like and share this post for a chance to win a FREE photoshoot with Jane which includes an 8" mounted image .
Jane offers a bespoke service and offers handmade framed images and beautifully crafted albums of archive quality.
Ellie Brassey Veterinary Physiotherapist is a fully qualified and insured animal physiotherapist who regularly visits Sir A P McCoy's yard and attends world class eventers . She will be offering a physiotherapy session with your horse for an amazing 20% discount off the original price of Β£50.
www.janerayner.co.uk
My daughter and her friends had a great time on the Easter ride through the woods many thanks
Are you galloping out of your bra? New latte colour sports bra suitable for under white shirts for dressage. Available in other colours and prints cup sizes B - J. Book an appointment at Sweet Dreams Bra Studio in Buckingham. www.sweetdreams-bra.co.uk.
Had such a great session today with Candise learning the change of diagonal in the trot bum down in the canter thank u again for an amazing session and my lil man had a great time on his 1st riding session today thank u again and merry Xmas
Oooh - don’t tell me the result! Just tuning in to Mastermind to see how our Tara does!!

Riding School, Livery Centre, show jumping and dressage competitions, schooling, indoor and outdoor arenas. BHS training and examination centre.

Operating as usual

25/09/2021

🐴 Saturday Staff Vacancies 🐴

We are looking for two new members of staff to help us out on our busy riding school and livery yard due to our current helpers very sadly heading off to uni.

Saturday afternoons 1pm-5.30pm

Must be at least 17yrs old and have experience working with/owning horses.

All usual yard duties, this is a paid position.

Email [email protected] to apply.

🐴 Saturday Staff Vacancies 🐴

We are looking for two new members of staff to help us out on our busy riding school and livery yard due to our current helpers very sadly heading off to uni.

Saturday afternoons 1pm-5.30pm

Must be at least 17yrs old and have experience working with/owning horses.

All usual yard duties, this is a paid position.

Email [email protected] to apply.

Photos from Checkendon Equestrian Centre's post 22/09/2021

πŸ’° Rugs +Exercise Sheets for Sale - Β£5 each πŸ’°

We have a number of exercise sheets for sale in various sizes, some fluorescent, some navy, some fleece lined.

We also have the following rugs left for sale:

Fleece: 4'0, 5'6, 7'0

Cooler: 4'9, 5'3, 5'9

Thin Stable: 4'6

Medium Stable: 4'3(x2), 4'6, 5'3(x2), 5'6(x2), 5'9

Heavy Stable: 5'2

Heavy T/O: 6'9

Summer Sheet: 5'3, 5'6(x2), 6'0

Fly Rug: 5'3, 7'0

08/09/2021

🐴 Tuesday Evening Instructor Wanted 🐴

We are looking for BHS qualified instructor to teach 4-7pm on a Tuesday evening. A mixture of ages and abilities.

Email [email protected] if interested.

🐴 Tuesday Evening Instructor Wanted 🐴

We are looking for BHS qualified instructor to teach 4-7pm on a Tuesday evening. A mixture of ages and abilities.

Email [email protected] if interested.

[08/31/21]   🐴 Saturday Staff Vacancies 🐴

We are looking for two new members of staff to help us out on our busy riding school and livery yard due to our current helpers very sadly heading off to uni.

Saturday afternoons 1pm-5.30pm

Must be at least 17yrs old and have experience working with/owning horses.

All usual yard duties.

Email [Email hidden] to apply.

29/08/2021

🐴 JJ is still looking for a retirement home 🐴

🐴 Companion Home Wanted 🐴

The lovely JJ is looking for a new home as a companion. His owners are looking for a loving home where he can live out the rest of his retirement.

JJ is a 16.2, 19year old chestnut gelding, who is an absolute gentleman.

Currently unshod and up to date with vaccinations, wormer & dentist.

To enquire please email [email protected]

21st august 2021 23/08/2021

21st august 2021

21st august 2021

Photos from Checkendon Equestrian Centre's post 31/07/2021

🐴 Sharer Wanted 🐴

The lovely Badger is looking for a sharer for a couple of days a week - potentially more during the summer holidays as his owner has broken her arm (non pony related!).

Badger is a 13.2hh coloured cob and a pleasure to do in all ways. Sensible in the school and out hacking. Would suite a competent child, walk, trot and cantering off the lead rein.

To stay here at CEC where he lives out permanently.

Small financial contribution required.

Contact us on: 01491 680225 or email [email protected] for for info.

25/07/2021

🐴 Saturday Instructor Wanted 🐴

Checkendon Equestrian Centre are looking for an Instructor to teach every other Saturday from 9am to 4pm in the Riding School.

The lessons are mostly individual or semi-private (usually 2/3 people) a mixture of abilities and ages.

Must be BHS qualified and reliable.

Please email [email protected] with your cv if interested.

🐴 Saturday Instructor Wanted 🐴

Checkendon Equestrian Centre are looking for an Instructor to teach every other Saturday from 9am to 4pm in the Riding School.

The lessons are mostly individual or semi-private (usually 2/3 people) a mixture of abilities and ages.

Must be BHS qualified and reliable.

Please email [email protected]co.uk with your cv if interested.

06/07/2021

🐴 Companion Home Wanted 🐴

The lovely JJ is looking for a new home as a companion. His owners are looking for a loving home where he can live out the rest of his retirement.

JJ is a 16.2, 19year old chestnut gelding, who is an absolute gentleman.

Currently unshod and up to date with vaccinations, wormer & dentist.

To enquire please email [email protected]

🐴 Companion Home Wanted 🐴

The lovely JJ is looking for a new home as a companion. His owners are looking for a loving home where he can live out the rest of his retirement.

JJ is a 16.2, 19year old chestnut gelding, who is an absolute gentleman.

Currently unshod and up to date with vaccinations, wormer & dentist.

To enquire please email [email protected]

22/06/2021

🐴 New Pony Wanted 🐴

We are now on the hunt for a new pony to join our team.

Ideally 12.2hh and suitable for beginner children on and off the lead rein.

Please get in touch via email: [email protected] if you have something suitable.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who has outgrown a pony and wants a loving forever home for them.

🐴 New Pony Wanted 🐴

We are now on the hunt for a new pony to join our team.

Ideally 12.2hh and suitable for beginner children on and off the lead rein.

Please get in touch via email: [email protected] if you have something suitable.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who has outgrown a pony and wants a loving forever home for them.

Photos from Riding for the Disabled - Henley Group's post 21/06/2021

A lovely sentiment to a true CEC legend that we very sadly lost yesterday πŸ’”

We love seeing how much he was loved, so please share all your favourite memories/photos of this handsome boy in the comments below. He will be greatly missed 🌈🐴

[06/19/21]   πŸ’° Β£5 Rugs for Sale πŸ’°

We have the following rugs for sale ~ all Β£5 in usable condition:

Fly Rug - 6'6
Summer Sheet - 5'6(x2), 6'0
Cooler - 4'9
Fleece - 4'0, 4'3, 5'6, 6'6
Thin Stable - 4'6
Medium Stable - 4'3(x2), 5'0, 5'3(x2), 5'6(x2), 5'9, 6'6

Email [email protected]

[06/08/21]   🐴We have a 10am or 1pm slot available with Warren Lamperd this Sunday 13th June🐴
email [email protected] to book

[05/21/21]   🐴 Saturday Instructor Wanted 🐴

Checkendon Equestrian Centre are looking for an Instructor to teach every other Saturday from 9am to 4pm in the Riding School.

The lessons are mostly individual or semi-private (usually 2/3 people).

Must be BHS qualified.

Please email [email protected] with your cv if interested.

17/05/2021

It's been a little while since we heard from our Poet in Residence Tara Martel. But we are delighted to bring you her take on a very special brew .... Tara Martel

Find more poetry from Tara here: https://checkendonequestrian.co.uk/category/poetry/

It's been a little while since we heard from our Poet in Residence Tara Martel. But we are delighted to bring you her take on a very special brew .... Tara Martel

Find more poetry from Tara here: https://checkendonequestrian.co.uk/category/poetry/

[04/27/21]   πŸ’° Summer Rugs for Sale - Β£5 πŸ’°

We have the following rugs for sale - Β£5 each All used but in usable condition.

Fly Rug - 6'6

Summer Sheet - 5'6(x2), 6'0

Cooler - 4'9

Fleece - 4'0, 4'3, 5'6, 6'6

Thin Stable rug - 4'6(x2)

Please email [email protected] if interested.

24/04/2021

🐴 Forces Equine Qualifiers 🐴

We are pleased to say Checkendon Equestrian Centre is now a Forces Equine Qualifying venue for the 2021 Championship.

This Championship is for those who serve or have served our country and dependants of.

You can qualify at both our show jumping and dressage competitions by either getting placed in the top 3 within show jumping or achieving over 60% in dressage.

Schedules can be found on our website checkendonequestrian.co.uk

🐴 Forces Equine Qualifiers 🐴

We are pleased to say Checkendon Equestrian Centre is now a Forces Equine Qualifying venue for the 2021 Championship.

This Championship is for those who serve or have served our country and dependants of.

You can qualify at both our show jumping and dressage competitions by either getting placed in the top 3 within show jumping or achieving over 60% in dressage.

Schedules can be found on our website checkendonequestrian.co.uk

Photos from Checkendon Equestrian Centre's post 13/04/2021

πŸ’° Various Travel Boots for Sale πŸ’°

See below for details.

Photos from Checkendon Equestrian Centre's post 24/02/2021

Photos from Checkendon Equestrian Centre's post

[02/17/21]   πŸ’° Β£5 Rugs for Sale πŸ’°

We have the following rugs available, all in useable condition:

Medium T/O: 5'0

Thin Stable: 4'6(x2)

Medium Stable: 4'3(x2), 5'0, 5'3(x2), 5'6(x2), 5'9, 6'6

Fleece: 4'0, 4'3, 5'6, 6'6

Cooler: 4'9

Summer, Sheet: 5'6(x2), 6'0

Fly Rug: 6'6

Email [email protected] if interested.

[02/07/21]   🐴 Staff Wanted 🐴

We are looking for a new member of staff to join us on our (usually) busy BHS riding school and livery yard.

Two mornings per week:

Monday + Tuesday 7am-2pm

Must have experience either working with or owning horses and be over the age of 17.

Email [email protected] with your CV if interested.

25/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Merry Christmas! πŸŽ…πŸΌ

A very Merry Christmas from all of us at Team Checkendon!

Here he is, the big man himself (no not Father Christmas) it’s Pedro!!! This year we decided to rehome Pedro but he didn’t make it very far and was snapped up by one of our lovely clients 🀎

Yesterday was of course the legend that is Pepsi.

24/12/2020

It's become tradition for our in-yard poet Tara to write a poem to round up and close off the year. This time, she has outdone herself! Enjoy ...

It's become tradition for our in-yard poet Tara to write a poem to round up and close off the year. This time, she has outdone herself! Enjoy ...

24/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 24 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Some of you may recognise this boy as he has been in the riding school for many years! Now he is currently on loan to some of our lovely liveries 🀍

23/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 23 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Only 2 days to go but we no longer have 25 school horses! So today we have the adorable Colby owned by the grandchildren of yard owners Jennifer and Toby 🐴

Yesterday was of course the handsome Joe!

[12/23/20]   πŸŽ… Closed for Christmas πŸŽ…

The riding school is now closed for Christmas. We will (hopefully) reopen for lessons on the 5th Jan. We look forward to welcoming you all back in the new year!

22/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 22 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Today is the last of our school horses! We were so busy saving this boy until last we almost forgot to do him πŸ™ˆ

Yesterday was the beautiful Bluebell

21/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 21 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Who do think will be behind today’s door?

Yesterday was Twinkle ✨

20/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 20 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Can you tell who this is under all the tinsel?

Yesterday’s horse was Has.

19/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 19 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

This one took a LOT of food rattling and shaking to get, hense the slightly dodgy camera work πŸ™ˆ

Yesterday was the lovely Hermione.

18/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 18 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Only one week to go, who do you think will appear on the big day?

Yesterday was the handsome WillyB

17/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 17 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Who’s behind today’s door?

Yesterday was our lovely Popeye 🐴

16/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 16 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Another one of our bigger boys behind today’s door, but who is he?

Yesterday was another of our rescue ponies, Carob🐴

15/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 15 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Only 10 days to go but we’re running out of school horses! Has your favourite been yet?

Yesterday was another one of our larger horses, Clooney.

14/12/2020

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Pony Advent Day 14 πŸŽ…πŸΌ

Today’s horse was a little camera shy in the beginning.

Poppy, our smallest member of team checkendon was behind yesterday’s door.

Equestrian Centre

Checkendon Equestrian Centre is a British Horse Society Approved Riding School and Livery Yard, Where to Train and an Assessment Centre.

The Centre is set in 70 acres of parkland and woodland in the Oxfordshire Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is situated 7 miles west of Henley-on-Thames and 7 miles north of Reading, Berkshire.

Proprietor: Lovegrove’s Farm Ltd

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Lovegroves Lane, Checkendon
Reading
RG8 0NE

Opening Hours

Tuesday 9am - 8pm
Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm
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