Monday 4th May 2015 - May Day Show

York Riding School is proud to announce the first show of 2015. Open exclusively to York Riding School clients, we are holding our first show of the year as an introduction to those who want to try their hand at showing including all the preparation and turnout.

Classes are split into:

Class 1 - MINI's for children under 6 (lead rein)
Class 2 - NOVICE walk and trot on or off lead rein
Class 3 - OPEN walk, trot, canter.

Each class involves:

  • Tack and turnout section where you will be marked on the best grommed pony and cleanest tack plus your own turnout
  • Equitation section where you ride an individual show for a judge who will mark your position, balance and pony's way of going

Prize for winner of each section, rosettes to 6th - £15 per class

Fun Classes

Handy pony class open to mini and novice entries.
Clear round show jumping for open entries.
£5 per round.


  • Mini class
  • Novice class - the equitation section will be split between novice lead rein and novice open with seperate prizes for each
  • Handy pony


  • Open class
  • Clear round show jumping

Classes start at 10:00am. One pony per rider per class. Riders can come to prepare their pony from 8:30am. Please ask for an entry form or speak to Leanne for more details, call 07855 919314.

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Helpers Training Day

Free training day for our loyal helpers. Training given towards York Riding School's grade 1 qualification. 9:00-17:00pm. Sign-up sheet in the office.

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Beginners Own a Pony Day

Open to all beginner and novice riders aged 15-years and under. Your chance to own your own pony for a day. Catching, grooming, lots of riding, fun and games. 10:00-16:00pm. £40 per rider, £10 deposit secures place. Places are limited. To book your place call Leanne on 07855 919314.