Cross Country Training with Jennifer Baker (Low level)

Event details

  • 24th October 2020
  • 2:30 pm
  • Stockwell Livery Stables Kirkby Wharfe Tadcaster LS24 9DE

Nidd Valley Riding Club are running a low level CrossCountry training session for MEMBERS with Jennifer Baker BHSII, UKCC level 2 coach and BHS stage 4 senior coach in complete horsemanship.  Jennifer is a freelance instructor and has over 25 years experience in teaching and coaching riders of all ages and abilities, she has started and produced her own horses for eventing and dressage to national finals level.  With a dynamic, sympathetic and confidence building style of instructing she can teach to Novice level eventing and Elementary level dressage.

The lessons will be on the cross country course at

Stockwell Livery Stables near Tadcaster on

Saturday 24th October 2.30 pm onwards ground and weather conditions permitting.

There are a range of XC fences including ditches, banks, steps and logs as well as an array of free standing jumps ranging from 55 to 80 cm.  The sessions are aimed at those who have never done XC before or who haven’t done it for years and would like to build confidence.  It is also suitable for established riders who would like to do some low level training at a new venue.

The lessons will be £25 /hr shared lesson of 3 (members)

The Address is:

Stockwell Livery Stables, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster  LS24 9DE

If you would like to book a place please email Caroline Sleight

Stating experience and what height you are happy to jump (so we can organise suitable groups) together with your mobile phone number.

Please note payment is due at time of booking and is non refundable unless a replacement can be found.

** Body Protectors and non peaked hats are mandatory for XC **

Please also be aware it is ESSENTIAL your horse has been vaccinated within last 6 months in order to participate.

Passports MUST be brought to the sessions and will be checked.

NON MEMBERS required to have their own insurance in place and will be asked to sign a waiver.

COVID 19 Precautions

If attending a lesson please;

Only pay by bank transfer prior to the lesson, cash or cheques will not be accepted on the day.

Refunds will not be issued if a member cancels, but we will refund members if the club cancels the lesson eg instructor not available.

Do not attend if you feel unwell or have a cough.

You MUST use hand sanitiser before touching gates or fences, please bring your own supply, or wear clean washed gloves.

Unless there is an emergency you MUST stay 2 metres away from your instructor and other members and their horses AT ALL TIMES.

If you need to use the toilet facilities please use the disinfectant spray to wipe off taps, handles etc. if you have touched them and dispose of the cloth in the bin provided.

We appreciate that the coronavirus outbreak will continue to be a major concern.  It is a hugely complex and ever-evolving situation and we need to ensure that we consider the impact on all of our members, instructors, volunteers and facility providers.

In the meantime, we would urge all of our members to heed the official advice, particularly for those who fall into any of the potential ‘high risk’ categories, including the elderly, pregnant women and those who have underlying health conditions.

We appreciate your support and understanding.