Severnvale Equestrian Centre, Tidenham, Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 7LL

The centre is open: 9 am to 8 pm Tuesday

to Friday and 9 am to 5 pm Saturday &


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The Centre provides training and regularly holds events, as well as  activity days specifically for children It is registered with the Event Horse Owners Association and with British Eventing, and participates in their training initiatives. The aim of these is to give owner / riders direct access to training with top trainers; such as Lizzel and Eric Winter, who are both accredited British Eventing trainers.

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In this section:

Develop your skills by taking part in one or more of this years activities: Adult Sunday Club Affiliated Dressage Summer Challenge Walk & Trot Tests Evening Showjumping Evening rallies Summer Family Show Christmas Show

The Adult Sunday Club is a great way to make

friends and to learn new skills while enjoying


These sessions are designed for the leisure rider; and provide a practical and fun way of learning and increasing both stable management and riding skills.

Each 1½ hour training session take place every

Sunday between Midday and 1:30 pm  

Should you wish to go on and take professional qualifications, then you will have a chance to work towards the BHS Progressive Riding Tests tests during the session, which when completed, open the door to the BHS exams system.

There are also a number of

Dressage and other events during the year to

test your horsemanship skills.

Look at the ‘Events schedule’ or the ‘What’s on

now?’ pages to see when the following events take


Affiliated Dressage 

Severnvale runs a monthly Affiliated Dressage competition on a Monday morning, which include Preliminary to Medium levels. Full details are on the British Dressage Schedules and the Horse Monkey website

Summer Challenge 

Held over three Monday evenings, in June, July and

September, starting at 5.30 pm; with the winner of 

each class receiving a horse feed voucher. Additionally,

rosettes are awarded down to sixth place, and those

placed in each test will gain points towards the end of

season Championship Trophy in September.

Walk & Trot Tests 

Usually held on Monday evenings, starting at 5.30

pm, when the Summer Challenge is not taking


These comprise both under 16 years and adult sections. However, although they are not a challenge points are awarded towards an end of season trophy or prize, for those placed in each test.  Additionally, rosettes are awarded to sixth place in each class

Evening Showjumping 

SVEC is a Cricklands qualifying venue - so is able to offer exciting opportunities for grass-roots riders to take part in their National Championships, which are popular and fun; and of course, the standard of the winners is very good.

Evening rallies 

Severnvale’s evening rallies are designed to help

riders working towards competitions

These Rallies, which take place when there is a demand for them, offer a great way to help to iron out any little problems in your dressage, showjumping or cross country riding - and there's lots of expert friendly advice! When held, the Rally starts at 6.30 p.m. and comprises all three phases. It is based on the good fun experienced at the Pony Club Rallies that many riders used to attend (many years ago!) Each evening costs just £26.50 per person (incl. VAT) and is the ideal time to practice for any up and coming competition - so come along, bring a group of friends and have a great evening. Please book with the office @ 01291 623412 or e-mail the centre A limited number of school horses are normally available to hire

Summer Family Show 

On Sunday 8th July

A great family fun day out

starting at 10.30 am, with

classes for everybody,

which include:

Clear Round and Bare Back Jumping Minimus and other show jumping classes Numerous showing and novelty classes, including a coloured horse class As well as Gymkhana games for the young & those who are young at heart! Refreshments are available to purchase on the show ground

Grown-up Christmas Show 

16th December 2018

A great festive night full of fun and lots of laughs  - all welcome - including the young at heart Join us between 6 pm to 7 pm for our annual Christmas Show for adults and older teenagers - for some great and very competitive gymkhana games!

Pizza and mince pie afterwards.

£20 per person - fancy dress optional

For more information, please speak to Debbie, or telephone the office @ 01291 623412 or download our special show programme