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30 March 2017

 

Ride for Research

Our Ride for Research Dressage League series has been really popular and our last date is coming up on the Saturday 1st April with the Championship show. We have currently raised nearly £500.00 for Cancer Research! An enormous thank you to everyone who has come and supported these shows, we know how thrilled the charity has been with the attendance and gener...

30 March 2017

 

Easter Unaffiliated Showjumping

Come and join us on Saturday 15 April for our Eggciting Easter Unaffiliated Showjumping Eggstravaganza. All 1st prize winners to receive an Easter gift! and prizes for best Easter Bonnet and Costumes. Click here to Book your place

30 March 2017

 

Parwood Camps

We are delighted to be welcoming British Dressage to host their Southern BYRDS Spring Camp at the beginning of April. This a new venture and one we are very excited about! Look out for details of our own camps later on this year. Our camps will be for all abilities using lots of our popular local coaches and trainers.

29 March 2017

 

Dressage Shows

We have come to the end of our Winter Dressage Series with the Championship which was held on Saturday 25th March. We have had some great feedback from everyone who has come and competed so we will definitely run this series next Winter! We will publish our dates over the next few months so you can get them in the diary.

29 March 2017

 

Dressage Training

We have lots of dressage clinics at Parwood covering all abilities from beginners through to Grand Prix. Sam Osborn offers great affordable lessons for all grass roots riders looking to improve on their confidence, basics and test riding. For more information please contact Sam through bookings@parwood.co.uk Damien Hallam is a regular trainer at Parwood and we ...

29th March 2017

 

Spring opening of our XC course

We are looking forward to the Spring opening of our XC on 9th April. Built to British Eventing standards and is ideal for riders starting out at 50cm through to British Eventing  Intermediate level. We have many great ditch, step and water combinations as well as many other tests around the course. £25.00 an hr per horse. To book please visit www.parwood...

20th January 2017

 

Freezing weather conditions

Due to the freezing weather conditions we will have to cancel tomorrows Unaffiliated Show Jumping show. We will roll over your entries till our next show or refund you. Please email us if you would like a refund. Email: bookings@parwood.co.uk Our next Unaffiliated show is on February 11th. Look forward to seeing you then!

20th October 2016

 

We welcome Hannah Biggs International Dressage Rider to Parwood

We are delighted to welcome Hannah Biggs to Parwood on 9th November and 21st December! Hannah is one of Britain's leading dressage riders and is an international Grand Prix competitor.  Combining traditional and classic values with modern training ideals Hannah is a motivational and inspiring trainer, a UKCC level 3 qualified coach and a List 2 trainee ...

19 October 2016

 

Halloween at Parwood

We look forward to welcoming you to our unaffiliated showjumping Halloween special. Book online at www.parwood.co.uk/eventsnew. Entries close 12pm Friday 28 October. Late and on the day entries taken at £2 extra per class, if space allows. There will be a special Halloween rosettes for the best fancy dress.

20 September 2016

 

Dressage at Parwood

We are delighted to now be offering regular Dressage Competitions now at Parwood. Entries for our first show were incredibly encouraging, which was great. Lots of you turned out to compete and we were delighted with the feed back. Many saying how friendly and well run it was and how smart the arenas looked. We pride ourselves in delivering a really professional se...

1 August 2016

 

Latest News - Congratulations Southern BYRDS

This weekend, 30th/31st July 2016, held The Home International one of the three prolific championships for BYRDS (British Young Riders Dressage Scheme).  All regions (Northern, North West, South West, Southern, Scotland, Wales and Ireland) send teams of their best riders who met the criteria set out by British Dressage to compete with each othe...

30 July 2016

 

XC Course and Gallops Combo

Enjoy our Cross Country course with our all year round gallop track for just £30.00! Our gallop track is a 1200 flexiride surface provising an exceptional cushioning quality for a secure ride.  The track includes a large loop allowing you to continue your gallop work without having to stop and turn back. The XC course is built to British Eventing stand...

30 July 2016

 

Summer 2016 - Late Night Opening

Enjoy the summer evenings with a ride round our Cross Country Course.  Now open Tuesday - Friday until 7pm and weekends until 6pm. Our XC Course is built to British Eventing standards and is ideal for riders starting out at 50cm through to British Eventing Intermediate level. We have many great ditches, step and water combinations as well as many other test...

9th August 2016

 

Centaur Biomechanics - one to one with Russell Guire

9th August Centaur Biomechanics with Russell Guire. This is an opportunity to have a one to one session with Russell and analyse your riding position and help with improving the horse way of going. Russell, who carries out the analysis, is a keen rider himself and has worked all over the world helping riders improve their position and horse's performance. Wit...

3rd August 2016

 

Olivia Oakley Dressage Clinic

On the 3rd August we are excited to hold an Olivia Oakley Dressage clinic. With a wealth of experience at such a young age Olivia has competed nationally and internationally. in 2011 Olivia was chosen as a member of the Junior European team and in 2012,13 and 14 a member of the Young Rider European Team. Whilst still in training with Carl Hester, Olivia has been ...

02 December 2014

 

Quote from British Showjumping

"Parwood Equestrian Centre held their first BS affiliated show on tuesday 7th october 2014 in lovely sunny weather. It is always more daunting going to a new venue, but must be even more so for those running the show. We need not have worried, we were greeted from the first by someone on gate duty which was appreciated, help with parking, and everyone ve...

29 November 2014

 

Looking to make the most of half term?

Our XC Course is still open and the ground is riding great. Jumps cater for a wide range of abilities from 50cm to Intermediate level. A few of our regular customers include international event and showjump riders such as Kevin Mcknab, Emily Lewellyn, Sienna Myson Davies and most recently Pippa and William Funnell. The XC is £25 per horse and is open from 9am un...

05 September 2014

 

XC Clinics with Mark Corbett and Jonathan Chapman

Make sure you make the most of our fabulous XC course before the weather turns and forces us to close for the winter! With the Eventing season coming to an end, be sure to give yourself the best chance in your final events by joining a XC clinic here at Parwood. We have two fantastic trainers offering their XC expertise to riders and horses of all levels and abil...

30 June 2014

 

Unaffiliated SJ inc BS Club 21st June

Congratulations to everyone that took part in the Unaffiliated Show Jumping on the 21stJuly. Once again we were blessed with glorious sunshine and our fabulous volunteers made sure the day ran smoothly and all went according to plan. The show was well attended with the 70, 80 and 90cm classes all oversubscribed. Results: Emily Kemp riding the inexperienced Louis...

11 July 2013

 

Video action from Parwood x-country

During a recent x-country training session at Parwood, one of our riders captured some action film footage, giving us a rider's view of what it's like to tackle some of our obstacles. Follow the link below and see for yourself what it looks and feels like to fly round our x-country course. VIDEO - Rider's view of x-country at Parwood - May 2013

25 June 2013

 

Expert tips from Corinne Bracken

Show jumping expert, Corinne Bracken, will be running her fantastic clinics at regular intervals throughout June and July 2013. Corinne is a highly-regarded, BSJA Accredited coach with a wealth of experience coaching and developing your international show jumping teams. She also works closely with the British Olympic coach, Rob Hoekstra, and has a great track rec...

25 June 2013

 

X-Country course open and ready for action - 2013

Spring has now arrived and Parwood's extensive and beautifully constructed x-country is now open and available for training sessions. With over 60 jumps from BE70 to Intermediate, including water complexes, ditches, corners, bounces, step complexes and other technical combinations, there really is something for all abilities and standards. We have also added a w...

17 January 2013

 

Happy New Year from Parwood

Before we launch full pelt into the year ahead we thought we'd take a quick look back at the last few months at Parwood. Despite challenging economic conditions, our fantastic facilities were very busy in 2012, with many new faces using the X-Country Course, Dressage and Show-Jumping Arenas and, with the onset of colder darker days, the Indoor School was in very...

25 July 2012

 

Summer Weather Disappointment for Riders

Weather-wise, summer has been a disappointment so far. This June has been the wettest month since records began after enduring double the average anticipated rain fall. The outlook for July has been equally unsatisfactory for riders, who remain eagerly waiting to enjoy hacks and clinics in beautiful summer weather. Understandably, equestrian organisers have suffe...