Earnsdale Farm, Riding, Equitation, Pony Club and Horse Riding

Riding, dressage, equitation, schooling and riding horses at Earnsdale farm Riding School
Horse Riding in an Indoor Arena, Floodlit Outdoor Menage with full
Livery, Equestrian, Stable and Teaching facilities

British Horse Society


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Earnsdale Farm
Riding School
Duddon Avenue


Updated   7th  February, 2015





BHS Stage 1 Course

Commencing Sunday, 8th March, 2015



12.30pm each Sunday

2 hour sessions

1 hour riding and 1 hour Theory, Lecture

and Practical

£32 per session

payable each week

or save £25 and pay in advance





New Adult group lesson

commencing on Tuesday, 2nd February, 2015

bookings now being taken

For adults who have not ridden before


6.30 pm


£22 per hour

Indoor lesson in large school with Viewing Gallery




Please telephone 01254 702647 to book or email: margerycomer@earnsdalefarm.com



Sunday mornings at 11.30 am.

for children from the age 7 years and upwards


Please note that we have lead rein lessons for children of 4, 5 and 6 years old on Saturdays at 2 pm and also on Sundays at 3.30 pm

These last for just half an hour and the cost is £12


Loan of hats are included in all lesson prices





BHS Stage I Course

10 week course

With 2 hours weekly of tuition

1 hour riding and 1 hour theory, lecture and practical tasks

Commencing early March – details:  margerycomer@earnsdalefarm.com


Suitable for those wishing to establish a more correct method of riding and caring for horses and for career students embarking on training for all BHS examinations


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Earnsdale Farm Riding School was established in 1984 by Proprietors Mrs Margery Comer and daughter Mrs Janine Crook.

In 2006, Jenny, daughter of Janine, joined the staff.    Currently she is our Head Girl.   Jenny has competed all over the country in local, county, agricultural and national competitions.  Showing, dressage and Pony Club mounted games teams.  With many successful riding examinations under her belt she is a very welcome and much sought after member of the team.

Amber Kilshaw is assistant Head Girl.    Amber joined the team on leaving school and came to Earnsdale as a student.   After qualifying for her BHS, Stages I, II  and her BHS Teaching Certificate, she  has become a vey valued member of staff.

Aerial view of the Riding School
Aerial view showing indoor riding arena, outdoor menage and other facilities.


Our facilities include an outdoor floodlit ménage arena 40m X 20m with sand surface and two access gates. Indoor complex comprises an extended riding arena of 50 metres by 20 metres with a sand and rubber surface, loose boxes for 14 ponies and horses, feed room, storage area, and farrier space.

New facilities also include spacious disabled toilets with hand washing facilities. Our viewing gallery is complete and is now in use with seating for over 30 people. The coffee bar should be completed soon.

There is also a Livery Yard adjacent to the outdoor arena, comprising 17 loose boxes, isolation box, wash box, staff room, storage area for hay, straw, haylage and equipment. We have a small, novice cross country practice area set in 1½ acre field with rustic fences, and approximately 20 acres of paddocks and grazing.

Our new heated Lecture Room is now in full use. It is light and airy being 30 ft long with tables, chairs, large whiteboard and all learning facilities. It's large windows allow views of the riding arena, whilst brightly coloured posters around the walls give this room a delightful ambience.

Our Staff room is equipped with a central table, whiteboard, notice board, staff lockers and refreshment facilities.

Car parking spaces are available on site for approximately 6 horse boxes, and 15 cars.

To obtain more information about Earnsdale Farm Riding School or to arrange a visit please contact us by telephone at 01254-702647 or email us by using the Contact Page.

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