Side Saddle Tuition 2017-08-22T14:45:57+01:00

Clare Simper’s Side Saddle Tuition

Clare Simper is a Side Saddle Association A Instructor and a BHS Professional Accredited Coach. With many years of side saddle riding experience in the Show Ring, hunting and jumping. Clare has competed successfully for many years in all disciplines side saddle with many wins at County and National level. She has also taken part in the Diana’s of the Chase Side Saddle Steeplechase, hunt rides and has hunted with many packs both in England and Ireland aside. Clare is currently competing and hunting both horses to date.

Clare is fully insured and a trained first aider who offers tuition to both beginners and improvers on their own horse using their own saddles or Clare can provide saddles for use during tuition on your own premises. Clare can give instruction on the flat as well as jumping and is happy to help prepare riders and horses for competition, hunting and getting started with the correct turn out. She can also help advise when purchasing saddles and habits as needed. Lodge Farm has a 25 x 45 outdoor arena and miles of super off road hacking in a stunning riverside location. Stabling by arrangement.
Good local pub for relaxing in after!

The Horses             



Stable name: Ed. 16.2hh Dark Bay, 12 year old Gelding by Regal Sting out of a Clover Hill mare. Ed has evented to 1 star level and works at Elementary level dressage. He has hunted most of his career and has carried a sidesaddle in the show ring in the UK and Ireland. He jumps up to 1.30 and has enjoyed success in Working Hunters and show jumping. He is a true gentleman. Ed continues to hunt and compete nationally this season.

Gleann Rua Walter Mitty

Stable name: Walter. 15.3hh Steel Grey, 6 year old, Full Irish Draught by Cappa Cochise. Walter is a sweetheart and has been shown as a Maxi Cob both in the UK and in Ireland. He has had many wins and this year he will compete at National level sidesaddle this next season and County level cobs and Working Cobs. He is a total saint.

Guide Prices for Lessons           

Private lesson on your own horse with own saddle at Lodge Farm: £40 per hour
Private lesson on your own horse using a saddle provided at Lodge Farm: £45 per hour
Shared lessons at Lodge Farm from £30 per hour (saddles provided)

Prices for lessons at your own venue: as above but depending on mileage there may be a travelling surcharge.

Clare is happy to do demonstrations/ clinics or small group sessions at Riding clubs or Riding schools . POA.

Tel: 01394 411025 or 07810 482 489

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