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The NDG is affiliated to the BHS. If you would like to become a member please download the membership form below. The NDG year runs from 1st Nov - 31st Oct.


NDG does not have a junior section and so membership is restricted to people aged 18 years and over.

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Training Schedule: 2017


BRC LogoFor those of you that compete at affiliated competitions, BRC have notified us of some significant hat rule changes.

You can view the full rule changes here >



Below is the NDG training schedule for the coming season. It is important to keep your eye on this schedule for updates as new dates will be added throughout the season. Please Note: Training sessions are for club members only, although one-off clinics may be open to non members at the organisers discretion.


24th Jul 2017Flatwork Training with Julie Graham | Eccleston Equestrian CentreMel Mason07706 232988-
9th Aug 2017Flatwork / DTM Training with Philippa Hamilton | 10am - 11amEccleston Equestrian CentreMel Mason07706 232988-
14th Aug 2017Flatwork / DTM Training with Philippa Hamilton | 6pmMyerscough International ArenaMel Mason07706 232988-
17th Aug 2017Gridwork/Jump Training with Kirsten Owen | 7pm - 8pmMyerscoughMel Mason07706 232988-
21st Aug 2017Flatwork with Julie Graham | 10am - 1pmEccleston Equestrian CentreMel Mason07706 232988-
8th Sep 2017Stephen Clarke TrainingOsbaldeston Riding CenterLiz Ross01257 450182-
4th May 2018SAVE THE DATE | 2 DAY CAMP | DETAILS TBCSomerfordDianne Wood07872 164734-


Addresses & Directions for Training Venues

All training locations can be found here >



For booking and payment for training please check with the organiser of the training sessions with regard to availability, payment and notice required for withdrawals. Please do not leave voice mails or messages for organisers to return calls.

Prices: A full list of training prices is available via the Tariffs page.


Balance & Co-ordination

Dismounted exercises (Yoga, Pilates style and Feldenkrais Movements) in small groups of NDG members followed by mounted class lesson, at your own arena or livery yard. By arrangement. Please contact Tonia Carus on: 01257 262658.


Health & Safety

During ALL club activities (competitions and training), everyone mounted must wear a hard hat to at least British Riding Clubs minimum standard, with a harness properly adjusted and fastened; boots with a heel and smooth sole and for cross country the correct body protection. Failure to do so will entail elimination. Medical armbands are also required for cross country. A complete set of rules is contained in "British Riding Club's Official Rules", obtainable from BHS bookshop - 0871 201918 or You can also contact any member of the committee for clarification.


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