Manchester Sports

Riding, Equestrianism & Equitation

Stables, Training, Livery, Competitions, Pony Club, Hacking,
Trekking & Horse Racing in
Greater Manchester and the Northwest

Riding Horses, Dressage and Showjumping in ManchesterManchester Horseback riding, hacking and equitationHorse-riding and equestrianism in Manchester

Schools, Riding Clubs
& Livery Stables in the NorthWest

Telephone Contact Jane on 07736 872 307. Website
Active Rider was established for people who have their own horses
and simply want to progress. Development through a multitude
of activities and disciplines with excellent trainers, great
company and surrounded by top class facilities. A variety of
disciplines such as dressage, cross country, show jumping, and
showing training is available as well as, at some events, hands
on training to up-skill attendees in topics like feeding, course
walking, horse massage, have a go at side saddle, even NLP sessions
to name a few! Active Rider enjoy attending residential well
organised training camps, courses at top trainers yards, and
one day workshops in a number of disciplines.

Hall Equestrian Centre

Coalbeck Farm, Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, Cumbria (Lake District).

Tel: 01768-776 239. Fax: 017687-76220.
All kinds of riding experiences on offer, including Country
Hacking, Riding Tuition, Group Courses, Livery and full schooling.
Riding is in all weather conditions – good waterproofs recommended.
4-Star Riding Holidays arranged and Pub Rides.

Hall Equestrian Centre

Church Lane, Ashton-on-Mersey, Sale. Tel: 0161-905 3160.
Courses in horse management. Schools and disabled riders catered
for. Indoor and outdoor arenas. British Horse Society.

Riding School Limited

Higher Fold Farm, Windlehurst Road, High Lane, Near Stockport
SK6. Tel: 0161-427 3737.
Full livery. Large indoor arenas for hire. Schooling & Breaking.
Private and group lessons – all levels. Association of British
Riding Schools. Website:

Farm Riding School

Bank Farm, Middlewood Road, Poynton. Tel: 01625-872 656.

Equestrian Centre

Contact Jane Martin on: 01995 640 033. Website
Barton Equestrian Centre is a leading Equestrian Centre located
in the North West of England. The centre regularly hosts BSPS
and Ponies UK Shows, BSJA Shows, Riding Club and Dressage Competitions
and has provided the location for the Elite Show, British Show
Hack & Cob Shows, Robert Oliver Clinics, Jenny Lorriston-Clarke
Clinics and Pony Club and Riding Club events.

Manor Equestrian Centre

Birchenley Farm, Wildhouse Lane, Milnrow, Rochdale. Tel: 01706-44484.

Equestrian Centre

Top Road, Biddulph Moor. Tel: 01782-522 281.
70 acre cross-country course, Farm Treks, Toddler rides, ABRS
approved, Parties catered for.

Riding Centre

Nursery Farm, Isherwood Road, Urmston M31. Tel: 0161-969 5853.

Riding School

Brookhouse Equestrian Centre, Cogshall Lane, Comberbach, Cheshire
CW9 6BS.
Tel: 01606 892 111. Email:
BHS/ABRS Approved Centre. Located in the heart of the Cheshire
countryside with an all weather surface farm ride on 130 acres
of beautiful farm land, river valley, woods, hill tops. Most
riding lessons are held in their indoor arenas with spectator
galleries and café facilities for spectators.

Equestrian Centre

Chapel Lane, Heapey, Chorley, Lancs. Tel: 01257-268 801. Lessons,
hacking and road work.

Livery Yard

Fairy Lane, Sale, Cheshire. Contact Clare Long on mobile: 07808
488 999.
A 5 star livery available for up to 8 horses, with nearby off-road
hacking for miles along the Mersey Valley. Also has a floodlit
menage, full size stables with automatic water system, all year
round grazing, very secure with CCTV. People on-site 24hrs

Croft Riding

Spring Lane, Croft, Warrington WA3 7AS. Tel: 01925-763 715. Fax:
01925-767 847.
Website: Email:

Riding Stables

397 Gathurst Road, Shevington, Near Wigan. Tel: 01257- 253 086.

British Horse Society Approved, Indoor School, Outdoor Menage,
Private & Group Lessons.

Steps Riding Centre

Dickey Steps Farm, Rakewood, Littleborough OL15. Tel: 01706-373

Farm Riding School

Duddon Avenue Darwen Lancashire BB3 OLB .
Tel: 01254-702647 – Margery Comer or 01254-774358 – Janine Crook.

Email: Website:
Extensive riding and equestrian facilities including indoor
arena, floodlit outdoor menage, stables and livery. Riding for
the Disabled classes available.

Equestrian Centre

Fenns Farm, Moor Bank Lane, Milnrow. Tel: 01706-55611.

Riding School

Foxdenton Farm, Horseshoe Lane, Middleton. Tel: 0161-624 5120.

Jakes Riding School
Bean Leach Road, Offerton, Stockport SK2 5JE,
0161-483 7063. Email: Website:
Glen Jakes Riding School provides a wide range of activities
to suit all, providing group and private lessons to all ages
and abilities, stable management, Pony day / week courses, Birthday
parties, Hacking, Riding for people with learning difficulties
(special requirements), Pony Club Centre training and exams.
Ring / email for more information and a free brochure or come
and visit our facilities and watch lessons in progress from
our heated coffee shop / viewing area.

Park Riding Stables

Heaton Park, Prestwich M25. Tel: 0161-798 6106.

Riding School

Higher Elbut Farm, Elbut Lane, Birtle. Tel: 0161-764 6573.

Riding School

Hudsteads Farm, Dobcross, Saddleworth. Tel: 01457-870 904.

Equestrian Club

The Stables, Torbay Road, Urmston M31. Tel: 0161-748 3262.

Vale Horse & Pony Meet

Irwell Vale Horse and Pony Meet is an Equestrian Club founded
in 1975, originally as a show for children and their ponies.
As the show established iteself as a longer-term fixture, it
quickly gained a reputation as ‘The Friendly Show’ – a tradition
and reputation that we like to uphold. Today we run regular
shows and facilities so that they can compete and enjoy the
equestrian lifestyle. The show is based at Rossendale and Hyndburn
Equestrian Centre, Stonefold Village Nr Accrington in Lancashire.
We hold regular meetings, competitions, championships and lessons
covering a number of disciplines including: Showing, Ridden
Showing, Equitation and, Working Hunter.

Riding School

Riding Stables, Halifax Road, Todmorden. Tel: 01706-812 698.


Middle Longfield Farm, Todmorden. Tel: 01706-812 736.

Equestrian Centre

Blacksmith Road, Blacksnape, Darwen. Tel: 01254-701 557.

Cheshire Equestrian Centre

Ackers Farm, Carrington Lane, Sale. Tel: 0161-973 1672.
Beginners, Novices & Intermediate and Advanced classes. Dressage
and Show-jumping. Indoor & Outdoor Arenas, Liveries taken. Qualified

Farm Riding & Trekking Centre

Flash, Near Buxton, Derbyshire. Telephone: 01298-22543.
Contact : Liz Andrews. Hacking and trekking on an hourly or
daily basis. British Horse Society Approved. Weekend trail rides
through the Derbyshire Dales and Chatsworth estate, with overnight
stay in Bakewell. Horses for all ages over 7 years. Groups and
disabled riders welcomed. Self-catering accommodation available
on site. Open all year round. Telephone for current rates.

Riding Centre

55 Mode Hill Lane, Whitefield M25. Tel: 0161-766 4103.

Riding School

Daisy Nook, Failsworth. Tel: 0161-330 7273.

Old Hall
Mill Riding School

Old Hall Mill Lane, Atherton, Lancs. WN7 1TZ. Tel: 01942-677

Equestrian Centre

Bradshaw Lane, Parbold, Lancashire. Tel: 01257 464 547.
Email: Website:

Riding Academy

East Lancashire Road, Tyldesley, Atherton. Tel: 01942-883 102.

Riding Centre

Cemetery Road, Radcliffe, Bury. Tel: 0161-723 4354 / 4611.

Valley Riding Club

Based at Witton Park, (Tower Road entrance) Blackburn.

Contact: Margery Comery (President) on Tel: 01254-702 647.
Email: Website:
Weekly, monthly and annual events for the Lancashire region
including Points Shows and Annual Shows. Membership application
forms, show dates and other relevant information is on the website.

& District Riding Club

Rochdale & District Riding Club is a membership based equestrian
society located in the North West of England. The club is based
at Roch Valley Way in Rochdale, Lancashire in the North West
of England. We hold regular meetings, competitions, championships
and lessons covering a number of disciplines and BHS (British
Horse Society) horse events including: Dressage, Showjumping,
Equitation, Working Hunter, Showing, Gymkhana, Team Events,
Cross Country, Trials.

Farm Equestrian Centre

Manchester Road, Kearsley, Bolton. Tel: 0161-794 0058.
BHS Approved.Indoor and Outdoor Arenas available. Qualified
tuition for all ages and levels – schooling & stabling.

Hall Riding & Livery Stables

Riders Gate, Birtle, Bury BL9 7TP. Tel: 0161-796 7448.
Lessons, Hacking, Breaking, Schooling and Driving.

Hall Trekking Centre

Coniston, Cumbria. Tel: 015394-41391.
Courses and individual rides for beginners and experienced riders
in the splendour of the English Lake District, with unique views
of Coniston Fells and Lake. All rides are accompanied.

Paddock Riding School

Spring Paddock, Marple Road, Charlesworth, Hyde SK14. Tel: 01457-853175.

Riding Stables

Stubley Mill Lane, Littleborough, Lancashire. Tel: 01706-376592.


Farm, Tunstead, Bacup, Lancashire. Tel: 01706-873 555.


itself no longer has a racecourse, but the following are nearby
race courses within easy reach by car or public transport:

Park Racecourse

Newton-le-Willows, near St Helens. Tel: 01942-725 963.


The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY. Tel: 01244 304610.
Open Weekdays 9am-5:30pm

, Cumbria
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