at College Farm Equestrian Centre
A lovely horse is always an experience…. It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.
— Beryl Markham, ‘West With The Night’.
Located in the delightful village of West Markham – between Retford and Tuxford – College Farm Equestrian Centre is in the heart of rural North East Nottinghamshire, with easy access to some of the best hacking in the Country.
We are a friendly, family-run centre, Mrs Vikki Hayton has a Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning. In addition, she is a fully qualified British Horse Society Instructor, a BHS Examiner, British Dressage Judge and Northern Region BD Chairman. As a National Accredited Trainer for British Dressage and British Eventing, she has ridden and trained horses up to Grand Prix, representing England at the Home Internationals on numerous occasions.
We offer a first-class training programme for all BHS exams, many of our former pupils have attained their BHSI, and have represented Great Britain in all the major disciplines.
Whatever your aspirations, whether it is to prepare for a British Horse Society examination, to ride for pleasure or compete at top level Dressage, we will provide tailored tuition for you. We welcome all riders with their own horses – some Ex British Team horses available for tuition for the more experienced riders.