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Why join Wittering Academy Riding Club?

Founded in 2007, the primary objective of Wittering Academy Riding Club is to help riders of all ages and abilities achieve their equestrian ambitions.

From the very beginning Wittering Academy has placed great emphasis on the importance of, and access to, quality training. We know that many horse/rider combinations fall short of their full potential. But with access to good knowledgeable instructors we can remedy that.

We are unique in our approach to training with the introduction of the ‘Mentoring’ system. Each and every member, if they wish to, is assigned to a Wittering Academy mentoring group, with which they will regularly ride with an assigned mentor. The mentoring system offers all members regular, affordable, quality tuition. We run the mentoring groups because we believe it is possible to learn as much from watching others as by doing it yourself.

Over and above the regular mentoring sessions we also run a packed annual programme of training events and competitions, giving you the opportunity to put all that you have learnt into practice.

Wittering Academy Riding Club (WARC) is affiliated with British Riding Clubs and regularly takes part in Area 7 qualifier events.

As well as an emphasis on training the Academy is keen to build good spirit and humour between members of the local horsey scene. As a result, we are keen to cater for non-riding members by offering horse care seminars. Non-riding members will also be able to participate in a programme of ‘extra curricular’ events that are both fun and in some way complementary to riding.

For example group Yoga sessions, Horse & Human nutrition sessions, Race night, Horse/Human massage.

Wittering Academy News & Events

With regular events throughout the year and mentoring sessions every few weeks there is always something to do or see.
Read all about our latest news and events by clicking on the links below.

Dressage League Qualifiers 2018

Competition on May 13th

Dressage League Qualified 2018


Results of Trec 8th April and Winter Trec League 2018

Photo featuring our merry band of Trec organiser (Karen Barker) and helpers

(photo courtesy of Charlie at Eriena Photography)

WARC Trec League Results

Results for Arena Trec 8th April 2018

Photos from the day available at 


Sorry folks but with the forecast of ice, possible snow and strong winds, we have taken the decision to cancel the planned show jumping competition due to have taken place this weekend.

Apologies to all – roll on Spring!!!


Cathy Lammie Cross-Country Clinic – Shoby Cross Country Course

CLC – Shoby – May 2018

Jumpcross Training – 25th March 2018

Wittering Academy has joined up with Jumpcross to offer training sessions in this exciting discipline. The excitement of cross-country teamed with the technicality of show-jumping , offering riders the chance to try something new safely. Ideal for introducing horses to cross-country (including water), inexperienced riders or those lacking confidence. How far you go is up […]

Rachel Finch Mentoring Sun 29th April

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