Learning to Ride In The East of England and East Anglia
Alice Griffiths aim is to help beginners and nervous riders compete and feel good about themselves, to be able to get the advice they need to help them compete better and therefore enjoy going out and being with their horses more!
Alice offers a range of different competitions, the most popular being Novice One Day Events. These enable younger less confident riders to have a go at all three phases, being judged like you would in British Eventing. The lovely thing about Alice's shows is, if you fall off or are feeling unsure stewards are all able to lend a helping hand, and offer encouraging words to help you get round, and go home with a smile.
Griffiths Equestrian offer a super selection of prizes, and prize money at all events, thanks to lovely Griffiths Equestrian Sponsors!
If you love the great outdoors, keeping fit, and horses, learning to ride could be just the thing for you. It’s a rewarding and exciting sport that can be enjoyed by all ages.
Horse riding also has considerable Health Benefits, with reliable existing evidence indicating that physical exercise producing well-being benefits linked to social interactions and changes in mood, anxiety, self-esteem and other personal emotions.
However, finding somewhere to ride, especially for the first time, can be a bit daunting.
East of England Online can help you find somewhere within the region to learn to horse ride safely, where you can be sure that all necessary standards have been met.
By choosing a British Horse Society Approved Riding School means that you can be assured that it is safe and well run, so you can just relax and enjoy the ride.
What to look for in a riding school The right type of horse or pony – a variety of horses to cater for the type of rider they specialise in teaching
For a beginner, the horses and ponies need to be steady and experienced
The right equipment – tack should be in good condition and clean
Safe riding areas for lessons – properly enclosed with a safe surface and well maintained
Friendly atmosphere, patient and knowledgeable instructors offering a good standard of instruction.
For further information in general about Horse Riding visit The British Horse Societys website.