We always have an exciting range of events coming up at Barton End! If you have any questions or want to book please contact us.

Exciting Upcoming Events:

  • Archery for adults
  • Evening horse riding hacking in the cotswold countryside

Birthday happiness packed with pony fun and games

60 Minute party: Mounted party games on ponies followed by grooming your own pony. Just £32 per person.

90 Minute party: The ultimate party experience: mounted pony games on ponies followed by a ride out and pony grooming. Just £37 per person.

Rosette and party bag included. Always available at weekends or in the week (during school holidays). Party size: minimum 4 – maximum 12. £50.00 deposit on booking. Payment in full one week prior to party date. One full week’s notice of cancellation. If less notice given the deposit will be lost.

Courses and Regular Events

  • Take back the reins

    Are you looking for a challenge or want to get back into riding after a long break out of the saddle? Would you like to improve your fitness and boost your sense of wellbeing? Well come along and join like-minded riders at Barton End for ‘Take Back the Reins’ sessions and re-kindle your love of horses and riding. We offer 1-hour sessions on a Tuesday morning 9.30am for Beginners and 10.30am for Novice/Intermediate riders or 10am on a Wednesday morning, during term time only. £35 per session is payable on booking. When the session is over why not stay for a drink, which is included in the price, and a friendly chat?

  • Barton End Pre-Schoolers

    A Fun & Friendly introduction to Pony Riding for 3-5 year olds

    Lessons will include:

    • Grooming and Feeding a Pony
    • Mounting & First lead rein ride
    • 'Nature Trail' Ride out
    • Show Jumping
    • Gymkhana - Mounted pony games

    Sundays 2pm. Cost £20 per lesson. 

Please note any special offers can not be made in conjunction with any other discounts or offers. 

Recent News

On Sunday 2nd Dec, dressage fans at Barton End had a Xmas cracker of an afternoon, despite the rain, when 38 competitors went down the centre line. Here are the results!

CLASS 1 - walk and trot test, invented by our very own Karen Joynson, was won by, Nischay Singh Sembi, riding Bailey. Although the only competitor in this class, Nischay did a grand job, getting into the spirit of things, waving and smiling at the judge, showing us how good his balance is, demonstrating an around the world, and a good pat for Bailey at the end of the test. Well done Nischay.

CLASS 2 - Prelim 7 had a total of 16  entries, so it was decided to split it into 2 sections, one for the children and one for the adults.

1st was Jessica Cooke on Crunchie
2nd was Jessica Cooke on Rufus
3rd was Pari Jafari on Alfie with a Special  for Alfie's Xmas outfit.
4th was Evie Young on Bilbo also with a Special for Xmas decoration.
5th was Sophie Bell on Hector, who decided to put in a lot of flying changes on his way round the arena.
6th was Alice Benfield on Nelson, who incidentally is an amazing 25 years old.

ADULT Section:
Joint 1st went to Cathy Williams ,riding Alfie and Jane Mason riding Lani.
2nd was SarahMulligan riding Leon with an extra rosette for best turned out.
Joint 3rd was Sadie Keegan riding Ruby and Peta Fray riding Car a
4th was Sharon Pulley riding Barley.
Other rider's in this class were Jahoor Sembi on Lani, Susie Nash on Victor, Freya Granger on Alan and Lottie Bishop on BlackBerry.

CLASS 3 Prelim 18

1st was Pari Jafari and Alfie
2nd was Jessica Cooke and Cari
3rd was Sophie Bell and Hector
4th was Evie Young and Bilbo
5th was Catherine Lewis and Barley
6th was Freya Granger and Alan

ADULT Section
1st was Georgie Grant and Whisper
2nd was Karen Gaylord and Ryan
3rd was Louise O'Brien and Squirrel with an extra rosette for best turned out.
4th was Emily Honey and Crunchie
5th was Cathy Williams and Alfie
6th was Sarah Mulligan and leon
Others competitors in this class were Jane Mason and Lani, Rachel Navin and Odin,Lucy Cope and Bonnie, our very own Georgia and Liquorice doing their first ever test together, and Claire Wheal on Howie for probably her last time, as he goes off to pastures new.

CLASS 4 - Novice 28
1st was Sophie Power and Squirrel, also with a best turned out rosette.
2nd was Emily Honey and Crunchie
3rd was Karen Gaylord and Ryan
4th was Lynda Ford and Ryan
5th was Claire Wheal and Howie, what an amazing way to finish this partnership, riding at a higher level and coming 5th. 
6th was Lucy Cope and Bonnie, a bright future ahead of these two, me thinks.

Well done to everyone who took part, let's look forward to the next one, perhaps in the summer when it's warmer.
A big thank you to all of you that helped me run another successful competition.