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14/04/2014: Summer Dressage Series

Dates now released. May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd and August 6th for the Championship Day. Get your schedule and entry form here: DOWNLOAD


27/03/2014: Indoor Inhand and Ridden Show

Come along to our first (of many) shows of the year. April 6th 2014.

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23/09/2013: MDNA Dressage 2013 Schedule is out

Come along and support the MNDA in Cleveland. Dressage competition runs on October 6th.

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This competition runs in memory of Ann Smith a keen horsewoman and dressage enthusiast, and an extremely kind and caring friend. Ann sadly lost her life to Motor Neurone Disease last year. All monies raised will stay in the Cleveland area to assist those affected by MND.

To find out more about Motor Neurone Disease visit; www.mndassociation.org


27/10/2012: MDNA Dressage Schedule is out

Come along and support the MNDA in Cleveland. Dressage competition runs on November 11th.

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This competition runs in memory of Ann Smith a keen horsewoman and dressage enthusiast, and an extremely kind and caring friend. Ann sadly lost her life to Motor Neurone Disease earlier this year. All monies raised will stay in the Cleveland area to assist those affected by MND.

To find out more about Motor Neurone Disease visit; www.mndassociation.org


17/07/2012: PRESS RELEASE

Heidi Marsden with RockinghamNational Success for Stokesley Riding for the Disabled Group, the smallest group in the Yorkshire and Cleveland Region has returned from the RDA National Championships with an array of rosettes, medals and trophies. The Championships were held at Hartpury College in Gloucester Fr1 13th to Sun 15th July.

On Saturday 14th July Hannah Askew age 10 years from Nothallerton rode Jack this was her first time at the Championships and in her Dressage Test took 1st place, Countryside Challenge 2nd place, Combined Training 1st place and Best Turned Out 4th place.

Charlotte Thackray age 8 years also rode Jack on her debut at the competition taking 3rd place in her Dressage Test and Countryside Challenge, and 1st place in the Combined Training and 5th in Best Turned Out. She also had the support of her sister Bethany as groom for the weekend in the qualifying competition for this they took 1st and 2nd place but only 1st place qualified for the Nationals.

Kayla Pratt age 11 years rode Sasha and was 6th in her dressage out of 35 riders she took 1st place in Best Turned Out.

Andrew Rycroft age 11 rode Marble on his first time at the Nationals and was 8th in his Dressage out of 35 riders.

Eleanor Storry age 18 riding her own horse Just Rupert was 3rd in Dressage and 2nd in Freestyle and took 3rd place Best Turned Out.

Sunday 15th July Heidi Marsden age 13yrs from Kildale, rode Rockingham a new horse for her and his first time at the National Championships, this year Heidi was competing in the walk, trot canter section. She took first place in her Dressage and was Overall Winner – highest score out of all juniors and seniors in the class. She also took first place in the freestyle and was 4th in Best Turned Out.

Faye Beckham age 19yrs also rode Rockingham and was 1st in her Dressage, 3rd in Freestyle and 2nd Best Turned Out.

Daniel Rycroft 8yrs was taking part for the first time at the Nationals and riding Jack took 1st place in Dressage and was Overall Winner was 2nd in Countryside Challenge and 1st in Combined Training then took a 3rd place in Best Turned Out.

Phoebe Whitfield age 13yrs on her debut at the Nationals was 6th in Best Turned Out, unfortunately her mount Sasha went lame and had to be changed at the last moment for dressage she went ahead with her test and rode very well although the pony was not as responsive as her usual mount.

Katie Johnson 13yrs riding Ben was 1st in Dressage and 3rd in Countryside Challenge and 1st in Combined Training.

The group had fantastic support from family and friends and fundraised along with Robinson’s Equi Teach to ensure they could participate at the National Championships, a big thank you to all leaders, side walkers and grooms for a very enjoyable weekend.


06/07/2012: Show Postponed

Due to our great Summer weather we have had to delay our Show until Sunday July 29th 2012. Come and join the fun. Download a Schedule


01/05/2012: Show Dates for Summer 2012

Plenty of classes for everyone. Come and join the fun. Download a Schedule


01/11/2011: WE HAVE MOVED

Today we moved from Potto to Tunstall where we now have use of an Indoor School and can offer a livery service to those that need it.

We are all tired but we are glad to be here.

See you soon.


02/10/2011: MNDA Dressage at the Unicorn Centre

Abigail Baynes on Conker, Victoria Robinson on Marble and Heidi Hutchinson on NeptuneThis competition day now in its third year runs in memory of Ann Smith a keen horsewoman and dressage enthusiast, and an extremely kind and caring friend. Ann sadly lost her life to Motor Neurone Disease earlier this year.

The friends of Ann and Eddie Smith would like to offer sincere thanks to all who assisted with the above day, a lot of friends helped on the day to ensure smooth running of the event. We had 54 riders take part and offer a competition and raffle with the most excellent rosettes, sashes and prizes. Perpetual trophies are also awarded for highest scores over the day these were won by;

  • Senior: Abi Baynes and Conker,
  • Junior: Evie Kerr and Mr Salt ,
  • Lead rein: Amelia Bullock and Dinky.
We have had tremendous help and support in aid of this day from local companies, equine stores and equestrian centres, freelance instructors and sponsorship from Cottage Rosettes. This year we raised the fantastic amount of £1048.20

All monies raised from this event will stay in the local area as MNDA Cleveland supported our dear friends Ann and Eddie Smith. We will continue to run this day as an annual event and hope to receive as much help towards a successful day in the future.

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24/10/2010: Summer Dressage Series Champions

Left to Right: Victoria Robinson and Marble as Champion and Reserve, Robyn Wrigley and Ben Reserve Champion, and Hannah Bowles and Nugget - Champion.At the end of a Summer Season of Dressage- our very own Equi Teach Champions were also able to come away with the spoils from the Unicorn Centre.

Victoria Robinson and Marble as Champion and Reserve, Robyn Wrigley and Ben Reserve Champion, and Hannah Bowles and Nugget - Champion

Well done guys and come on the rest of you let's clean up completely next year!!


03/10/2010: MNDA Dressage

left to right: Wendy Hanley and Willow, Fiona Hopper (Judge), Anne Solway- MNDA, Anne and Eddie Smith, and Claire RobinsonOn the 3rd October 2010 friends of Ann and Eddie Smith held a dressage competition At The Unicorn Centre, Hemlington. In aid of The Motor Neurone Disease Association- Cleveland Branch this is the second year that the competition has run, organised by three friends (Claire Robinson, Fiona Hopper and Wendy Hanley) after their friend Ann Smith was diagnosed with the disease three years ago. This year 58 competitors took part and with excellent support from friends and sponsors the day raised £745.50 which will be used in the local area.

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19/09/2010: Annual Show

The Second Annual Equi Teach Show went extremley well with the weather holding out for pretty much most of the day. Plenty of people went away with plenty of rosettes and cups.

Well done to everyone and we hope to see you all and your friends next year.

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