Dates for your Diary
On Wednesday 2nd September.
10:30 to 3:30 £45 payable on booking.
Sunday 13th September 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Jumping, games and fun.
Horse hire £10, plus entrance to classes.
Beechwood is situated in the beautiful Surrey Hills in the North Downs; an area of outstanding natural beauty.
We have our own farmland and woodland available to ride on and also extensive woodland bridleways allowing our riders plenty of off-road hacking. We have two international size all-weather menages, a grass school, a large jumping paddock with a full set of showjumps, a working equitation course, cross-country jumps and an indoor school.
All the horses and ponies used in the school have been chosen carefully for their suitable temperament and are trained to complement Beechwood's philosophy of teaching classical equitation where, above all else, we are hoping to achieve a happy, harmonious relationship between horse and rider resulting in every rider reaching their own personal goal at whatever level that may be.
Please browse our site and don't hesitate to get in contact for further information on any of our services.
Our latest are:
GUINNESS: He is a 16Hh Irish Spots horse who has a charming personality and has settled in well to his new surroundings. He is madly in love with Belle and follows her everywhere. He is a very friendly and popular addition to the herd.
DARCY: A 11.3Hh Welsh Pony, he is the most adorable and friendly chappie. He is a 6 year old and has been carriage driving before coming to ride and drive at Beechwood.
EMPEROR: he is a handsome 14.1Hh Dapple Grey Pony with an interesting breeding. He is 6 years old and his mother is a Dartmoor Hill Pony who lead a feral life on the moors. His father is an Anglo Arab.
The Hill ponies have valuable genetics, providing very hardy ponies that are able to endure their harsh environment.
Emperor joined us in mid July and having travelled for 5 hours in a trailer from Dartmoor, he arrived cool and calm which seems to be his trade mark in life. He competed in the FUN DAY on Sunday 19th July with Lucy and finished with a handful of rosettes. He was very loved by his previous owners Margaret and Helen who are still in close contact with Beechwood.
Our students and some clients recently completed the first three ABRS tests. The successful candidates are now working towards tests 4 and 5.
Beechwood recently acquired 6 feral cats who relocated from the concrete jungle of East London to the beautiful Surrey Hills. They spent 3 weeks in a special pen but this week they were allowed to roam free and perform their duties as rodent control officers!
Watch this space for further news.
As from 1st January 2015, following recommendations from the BHS and ABRS and in line with other establishments’ policies, all adult rides (lessons and hacks) must be booked in advance and paid for at time of booking. By booking, you accept our cancellation policy which requires a minimum of 24 hours’ notice for week days and 48 hours for weekend bookings.
Please note that we are unable to take bookings or cancellations by e-mail. Please phone the yard to book or cancel.
Your understanding of the above is greatly appreciated.