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Severnvale Equestrian Centre, Tidenham, Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 7LL
The Centre provides training and regularly holds events, as well as activity days specifically for children; all aimed to help you to achieve your potential Further to its selection by Horse & Hound’s Total Horse magazine as one of the 10 best riding schools and training centres in the UK, the Centre aims to keep up its position by continuing to provide a wide range of first-class training. 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 Winter, who is a British Eventing Accredited Master Coach.
The Summer Family Show provides an enjoyable day out for all of the family. There are classes for everybody including a miniature Derby, Showing classes, Gymkhana games and a range of other novelty showjumping classes. Other events include regular British Eventing and Walk & Trot Dressage Tests, as well as Showjumping. Booking events at Severnvale It is quite straight forward to book events at Severnvale as it uses two straight forward online systems. The main one is built-in to this website. All you need to do is go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule on the ‘Bookings & Events’ page and select the event you want to book from the then ‘click’ directly on to it. This will then open up to show you all the details that you need to know, including the cost; and provide the ability to book the event; as well as pay for it if you wish; or you can arrange to pay for the activity when you turn up at the Centre. Severnvale also uses ‘Horse Monkey’ to provide details about some of the events at the Centre; as well as ‘start times’ and results for them. All you need to do is to create your profile, then save and store your horse’s details; all of which takes just a few minutes. There are no subscription fees, and no annual membership cost; other than a small commission fee. Please read and comply with the "Conditions of all competitions at Severnvale" The Adult Sunday Club is a great way to make friends and to learn new skills while enjoying yourself These sessions, which take place each Sunday are designed for the leisure rider, and provide a practical and fun way of learning and increasing both stable management and riding skills. 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. BHS Progressive Riding Tests The tests, which Severnvale can offer as it is a BHS Approved Riding Centre, are for all ages and standards; and combine both stable management and riding. These excellent tests are on six levels, which assess your riding and stable management knowledge and skills. They are a practical and fun way of learning and recognising your increased skill level and you don’t have to be a member of the BHS to take part. Although the tests are designed for the leisure rider, they can lead to the BHS exams system for those who decide to go on and take professional qualifications. Successful completion of the six tests can, subject to meeting a few other requirements, allows entry to the BHS Stage 2 Award. For more information contact Debbie, or speak with your instructor There are also a number of Dressage and other events during the year to test your horsemanship skills. Look at the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule on the ‘Bookings & Events’ page to see when the following events take place.

Affiliated dressage 2020

Monday mornings Severnvale is running a monthly Affiliated Dressage competition at the Centre, on a Monday morning from April through to November. These events include Preliminary to Medium levels. The dates of these events can be found at the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule on the ‘Bookings & Events’ page, and there are full details are on the British Dressage Schedules and the Horse Monkey website. Start times will be available on the Friday before the event, on the Horse Monkey website. Go to the British Dressage On-line Schedules Go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule for dates Summer dressage challenge Monday evenings - starting 5.30 pm The closing date for entries is three days before the event The winner of each class, on each evening, will receive a Wye Valley Country Store horse feed voucher. Rosettes will be awarded to sixth place in each class. Points will be awarded, towards an end of season Championship Trophy, for those placed in each test. Wye Valley Country Store vouchers will be presented to the top three individuals in the Championship. Go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule for dates, details of entry fees and to book this event or Download Dressage Entry Form Start times will be available on Saturday before the event, either on the Yard telephone 01291 623412 or on the Horse Monkey website.

Walk & trot tests

Friday evenings - starting 5.30 pm 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 Go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule for dates, details of entry fees and to book this event or Download Dressage Entry Form The closing date for entries is three days before the event. Start times will be available on Saturday before the event, either on the Yard telephone 01291 623412, or on the Horse Monkey website.

Evening Showjumping

SVEC is a Cricklands qualifying venue - so can 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. However, riders of all abilities take part each year and enjoy the event; and although not everyone can be a winner, Cricklands do aim to make sure everyone enjoys their time at the Championships; which are held over two weekends, one for Juniors and one for Seniors. Details of the dates and entry fees of these Showjumping events will be made available as and when they are run, via the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule, Facebook and Instagram; so please keep a check on these to keep updated. Event details Class 1 - Clear Round - 5.00 p.m Class 2 -70 cms Cricklands qualifier - 6.00 p.m. Class 3 - 75 cms Cricklands qualifier - 7.00 p.m All entries can be booked through the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule or may be taken on the evening

Evening rallies

Severnvale’s evening rallies are designed to help riders working towards competitions Details of the dates and entry fees of these Rallies will be made available as and when they are run, via the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule, Facebook and Instagram; so please keep a check on these to keep updated. A limited number of school horses are normally available to hire

Grown-up Christmas Show

13th December 2020

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

Entry conditions of all competitions at Severnvale

1. These conditions apply to all competitions at Severnvale Equestrian Centre other than the Summer Show. They apply to all users of the Centre, and are additional to the other requirements that are given in the “Safety at SVEC” section of this website. 2. The organisers’ reserve the right to alter and/or cancel any class or times and to refuse entry to any persons. 3. The organisers’ will not accept any liability for any accident or damage to horses, owners, spectators or any other property or person. 4. All riding hats must comply with the PAS 015 standard; must fit correctly, and when mounted at the Centre, must at all times be worn with the chin strap fastened. Footwear must be suitable, such as riding boots with a heel, with the spurs the correct way up. The use of these is compulsory when mounted - see the “Disclaimer” below. 5. Number cloths will be issued by the secretary for a £5:00 returnable deposit (per number) 6. The judge's decision is final. Objections should be made to the secretary, in writing within two hours of the problem occurring and be accompanied with a £20 deposit, which will be forfeited should the complaint be found to be invalid. 7. The closing date is one week brfore the event. 8. No fee will be refunded without a vet's certificate unless it is three weeks before the event. NO REFUND will be given if the competitor withdraws in the last 36 hours. If for any reason, the event is cancelled, 25% of the entry fee will be retained by Severnvale Equestrian Centre. 9. Prizegiving will take place as soon after the finish of the class as possible, once the results have been posted for half an hour. One cash prize will be given for every four starters, up to and including third place. 10. Entries will only be accepted with the correct fee made payable to SEVERNVALE RIDING LLP. Click to download a copy of these Event Conditions Click to download a copy of “Safety at SVEC”
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 pm 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 provides the ideal time to practice for any up and coming competition - so come along, bring a group of friends and have a great evening.
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The Centre provides training and regularly holds events, as well as activity days specifically for children; all aimed to help you to achieve your potential Further to its selection by Horse & Hound’s Total Horse magazine as one of the 10 best riding schools and training centres in the UK, the Centre aims to keep up its position by continuing to provide a wide range of first-class training. 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 Winter, who is a British Eventing Accredited Master Coach.
The Summer Family Show provides an enjoyable day out for all of the family. There are classes for everybody including a miniature Derby, Showing classes, Gymkhana games and a range of other novelty showjumping classes. Other events include regular British Eventing and Walk & Trot Dressage Tests, as well as Showjumping. Booking events at Severnvale It is quite straight forward to book events at Severnvale as it uses two straight forward online systems. The main one is built-in to this website. All you need to do is go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule on the ‘Bookings & Events’ page and select the event you want to book from the then ‘click’ directly on to it. This will then open up to show you all the details that you need to know, including the cost; and provide the ability to book the event; as well as pay for it if you wish; or you can arrange to pay for the activity when you turn up at the Centre. Severnvale also uses ‘Horse Monkey’ to provide details about some of the events at the Centre; as well as ‘start times’ and results for them. All you need to do is to create your profile, then save and store your horse’s details; all of which takes just a few minutes. There are no subscription fees, and no annual membership cost; other than a small commission fee. Please read and comply with the "Conditions of all competitions at Severnvale" The Adult Sunday Club is a great way to make friends and to learn new skills while enjoying yourself These sessions, which take place each Sunday are designed for the leisure rider, and provide a practical and fun way of learning and increasing both stable management and riding skills. 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. BHS Progressive Riding Tests The tests, which Severnvale can offer as it is a BHS Approved Riding Centre, are for all ages and standards; and combine both stable management and riding. These excellent tests are on six levels, which assess your riding and stable management knowledge and skills. They are a practical and fun way of learning and recognising your increased skill level and you don’t have to be a member of the BHS to take part. Although the tests are designed for the leisure rider, they can lead to the BHS exams system for those who decide to go on and take professional qualifications. Successful completion of the six tests can, subject to meeting a few other requirements, allows entry to the BHS Stage 2 Award. For more information contact Debbie, or speak with your instructor There are also a number of Dressage and other events during the year to test your horsemanship skills. Look at the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule on the ‘Bookings & Events’ page to see when the following events take place.

Affiliated dressage 2020

Monday mornings Severnvale is running a monthly Affiliated Dressage competition at the Centre, on a Monday morning from April through to November. These events include Preliminary to Medium levels. The dates of these events can be found at the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule on the ‘Bookings & Events’ page, and there are full details are on the British Dressage Schedules and the Horse Monkey website. Start times will be available on the Friday before the event, on the Horse Monkey website. Go to the British Dressage On-line Schedules Go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule for dates Summer dressage challenge Monday evenings - starting 5.30 pm The closing date for entries is three days before the event The winner of each class, on each evening, will receive a Wye Valley Country Store horse feed voucher. Rosettes will be awarded to sixth place in each class. Points will be awarded, towards an end of season Championship Trophy, for those placed in each test. Wye Valley Country Store vouchers will be presented to the top three individuals in the Championship. Go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule for dates, details of entry fees and to book this event or Download Dressage Entry Form Start times will be available on Saturday before the event, either on the Yard telephone 01291 623412 or on the Horse Monkey website.

Walk & trot tests

Friday evenings - starting 5.30 pm 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 Go to the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule for dates, details of entry fees and to book this event or Download Dressage Entry Form The closing date for entries is three days before the event. Start times will be available on Saturday before the event, either on the Yard telephone 01291 623412, or on the Horse Monkey website.

Evening Showjumping

SVEC is a Cricklands qualifying venue - so can 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. However, riders of all abilities take part each year and enjoy the event; and although not everyone can be a winner, Cricklands do aim to make sure everyone enjoys their time at the Championships; which are held over two weekends, one for Juniors and one for Seniors. Details of the dates and entry fees of these Showjumping events will be made available as and when they are run, via the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule, Facebook and Instagram; so please keep a check on these to keep updated. Event details Class 1 - Clear Round - 5.00 p.m Class 2 -70 cms Cricklands qualifier - 6.00 p.m. Class 3 - 75 cms Cricklands qualifier - 7.00 p.m All entries can be booked through the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule or may be taken on the evening

Evening rallies

Severnvale’s evening rallies are designed to help riders working towards competitions Details of the dates and entry fees of these Rallies will be made available as and when they are run, via the ‘Special events & activities’ schedule, Facebook and Instagram; so please keep a check on these to keep updated. A limited number of school horses are normally available to hire

Grown-up Christmas Show

13th December 2020

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

Entry conditions of all competitions at

Severnvale

1. These conditions apply to all competitions at Severnvale Equestrian Centre other than the Summer Show. They apply to all users of the Centre, and are additional to the other requirements that are given in the “Safety at SVEC” section of this website. 2. The organisers’ reserve the right to alter and/or cancel any class or times and to refuse entry to any persons. 3. The organisers’ will not accept any liability for any accident or damage to horses, owners, spectators or any other property or person. 4. All riding hats must comply with the PAS 015 standard; must fit correctly, and when mounted at the Centre, must at all times be worn with the chin strap fastened. Footwear must be suitable, such as riding boots with a heel, with the spurs the correct way up. The use of these is compulsory when mounted - see the “Disclaimer” below. 5. Number cloths will be issued by the secretary for a £5:00 returnable deposit (per number) 6. The judge's decision is final. Objections should be made to the secretary, in writing within two hours of the problem occurring and be accompanied with a £20 deposit, which will be forfeited should the complaint be found to be invalid. 7. The closing date is one week brfore the event. 8. No fee will be refunded without a vet's certificate unless it is three weeks before the event. NO REFUND will be given if the competitor withdraws in the last 36 hours. If for any reason, the event is cancelled, 25% of the entry fee will be retained by Severnvale Equestrian Centre. 9. Prizegiving will take place as soon after the finish of the class as possible, once the results have been posted for half an hour. One cash prize will be given for every four starters, up to and including third place. 10. Entries will only be accepted with the correct fee made payable to SEVERNVALE RIDING LLP. Click to download a copy of these Event Conditions Click to download a copy of “Safety at SVEC”
When held, the Rally starts at 6.30 pm 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 provides the ideal time to practice for any up and coming competition - so come along, bring a group of friends and have a great evening.
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