Our Saturday club is aimed at younger riders who range from 5 years upwards
It runs from 10.00am to 2:00pm and riders get the chance to have a lesson, learn new stable management skills and just enjoy being around the ponies in the fresh air!
Check out the pictures from our Pony Club Camp
Barguse is thrilled to learn that we have been awarded Clubmark status.
We are not only the first riding school in Cornwall to have achieved this accreditation but also currently one of only 24 establishments in the whole of the UK to have received Clubmark approval.
We are pleased to be able to offer regular feldenkrais sessions at Barguse, Feldenkrais offers a unique and practical way to realise our potential more fully.
It is an educational method focusing on learning and movement, which can bring about improved movement and enhanced functioning.
Current championship standings for our summer competition series.
Congratulations to the following riders who all passed the following tests and achievement badges!
Barguse is thrilled to host jumping clinics with Richard Waygood MBE. Richard will be holding regular jumping clinics at Barguse starting on Sun 10th October 2010
Our winter dressage series begins again, see events calendar page for dates.
Barguse competition results for 2010 these are the results.
Lisa and Alistair Todd bought Barguse Riding Centre in August 2007. It is situated near the village of Lockengate just a mile from the A30, between Bodmin and St. Austell.
Nestled in 26 acres of beautiful Cornish countryside with fantastic facilities, it is home to 20 horses and ponies which they hope to increase in the future. Alistair and Lisa's aim is to expand the business by adding to and improving the existing facilities, so that it provides a fantastic venue for shows, events and lessons that the local community can utilise.
We are 20 minutes away from some of the finest beaches in the UK, this is Watergate Bay which has great surfing and magnificent walking and is dog friendly.
Lisa Todd ran a successful livery yard in Ascot, Berkshire for 15 years, training and schooling clients' horses and providing tuition. Her formative years were spent competing in both affiliated show jumping and eventing competitions before turning her attention solely to dressage.
She was fortunate to have trained with Clare Sansome FBHS (SJ), the late Franz Rochowansky (former Chief Rider of Spanish Riding School), Emile Faurie and Carl Hester.
However she credits learning the German scales of training and the correct use of the seat to well known German trainer Michael Beining. She has trained and competed to advanced level and currently owns a 7 year-old Dimaggio mare that she is hoping to compete when time allows! She is looking forward to developing the riding school and dressage training and welcomes any enquiries that people have.
Lisa runs the riding centre on a daily basis, however Alistair does get involved when his equine veterinary skills are required. Alistair has worked for several years in an eight-man entirely equine practice: Scott-Dunn's Straight Mile Equine Clinic in Berkshire.
He worked with horses from all disciplines, racing, polo, dressage, show jumping, eventing, driving, pony club, pleasure horses and rescue centres.
Clients included the Queen (Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and Hampton Court), Prince Charles, Andrew Balding, Guards Polo Club and others too numerous to mention.
He was regularly involved as a racecourse veterinary surgeon at Kempton, Sandown and Epsom as well as attending local point to points, Royal Windsor Horse Show, affiliated BE events, polo matches and pony club events.
Alistair has joined Churchend Veterinary Centre in St Austell but utilises the facilities at Barguse when necessary. Churchend Veterinary Centre has an established equine client base which Alistair is expanding daily since his arrival.
Alistair is available for all aspects of equine veterinary work including vettings, dentistry, castrations, lameness work-ups, artificial insemination (AI) etc.
We believe that the facilities are here to be used for the benefit of the local community.
Wherever possible we try to support local businesses and welcome any enquiries from local businesses.