Events


Cannington Equestrian Centre runs events for its clients as well as hiring the facilities out to other clubs and organisations to hold their events.

 

All events taking place at Cannington Equestrian Centre are listed on this page with details of who to contact for further information.

 

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Winter Unaffiliated Dressage Competition and Points Accumulator Series 

 

Saturday 21st December

Saturday 4th January 

Saturday 1st February

 

We will award points for each placing at each event. These points can be accumulated across the 3 competition dates and there will be rosettes and prizes for the 3 competitors with the most points after the February competition. 

 

For more information and for an entry form, please email equestriancentre@btc.ac.uk 


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December Dressage Demo 


Wednesday 4 December, 6pm 


Do you know the aids to the Dressage movements? Have you wondered how a dressage movement should be correctly ridden?


If so, this is the perfect event for you! We will be covering the theory and practical application linked with the scales of training. 

In this evening session, we will be working through the theory of the basic movements from Turn on the forehand through to shoulder in. There will be a short interval of mince pies and hot chocolate to warm you up! You will then see a demo of the application of movements, this will be shown in the indoor arena with Nat Passmore. Nat may also demonstrate some of the more advanced movements. Theory will be with Clare Haste, Stage 4 Coach and Alaina Webster, Dressage judge.


Tickets are £15 per person or £10 if you are a riding club member. 


Please email or call the office at the Equestrian centre to book your space - equestrian@btc.ac.uk or call 01278 655023



BHS Stage 2 teach Training Day 


Monday 23 December 10.45am - 3pm 


On this training day, we will help you to prepare for your Stage 2 Teach assessment. Helping to develop your knowledge and understanding in delivering a class lesson including both flatwork and jumping. We will also run through how to deliver a lead rein lesson and lunge lesson.
This session will be delivered in a relaxed and informative way, designed for anyone interested in taking the exam.
The day will be run by Clare Haste, BHS Level 4 Coach BHS SM
Places are only £35 for the day. If you're interested, please email hastec@btc.ac.uk to book your place.



Equine Show Prep Day


Monday 30 December, 10.00am - 2.00pm


We are holding an equine show prep day teaching you how to prepare your horse for competition, showing or dressage. We will go through bathing, plaiting and presentation hint sand tops with county level showing expert, Mary Lockyer. At the end of the day, there will be an in hand show with winners receiving a rosette. This day is also perfect for anyone who needs signing off for the BHS Bathing Skills record. 

Please arrive in plenty of time to catch the horses in from the field, please bring wellies as the fields are muddy. 


Only £10 for the day, please contact Clare on hastec@btc.ac.uk or call 01278 655023 to book on!


Mechanical Horse


Sunday 19th January 2020 


We are welcoming Emily and Millie the mechanical horse to the equestrian centre to help improve riding, core strength and help you to become a better rider! This is for riders of all abilities and non riders.

Tickets are £35!
Discounted ticket price of £30 for CEC students and riding club members and staff.
This is going to be a great day and will help to revolutionise your riding!

If you're interested, please contact the Equestrian centre as soon as possible as spaces may be limited!
Email hastec@btc.ac.uk or call 01278 655023 to reserve your place!