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After you have bought membership you will be contacted by the Committee to complete a Personal Details Form if you are attending one of the trips


Whether you are an experienced rider or have never sat on a horse before, we are the club for you!

The UCL Horse Riding Club is dedicated to organising discounted lessons for UCL students of all levels of ability. Lessons take place on Wednesday afternoons at a British Horse Society approved riding school. Riding hats and boots can be borrowed from the riding school free of charge, but adapted clothing is essential (no baggy clothing, long hair tied up, warm waterproof clothes in winter as lessons can take place outdoors, shoes/boots with a small defined heel as trainers are forbidden to ride in). 

Beginner lessons (£25) are held from 4-5pm and are aimed at people who have never ridden before/only ridden a few times. In these lessons you will learn to walk, trot, start, stop and turn whilst being led by a leader. 

Novice lessons (£25) are held from 3-4pm and are for people who are able to walk, trot, start, stop and turn unaided.

Intermediate lessons (£25) are held from 2-3pm for more advanced riders who are comfortable cantering, doing lateral work (or learning how) and who are ready to/can jump. We aim to organise one or two jumping lessons per term for intermediate riders. 

Those interested in taking club lessons should buy Social Membership (£25) and keep an eye out for ticket links! 

In addition to the riding club lessons, we have two competitive teams competing in the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS): one in the Championship League and one in the Trophy League. In these competitions, the teams face other university teams from the region in both dressage and show jumping. Team members have regular dressage and jumping lessons at different riding schools and participate in 3 to 4 BUCS competitions during the academic year, with a possibility of qualifying for Regionals (and beyond!) for no extra cost than the Team Membership (£150). 

Other activities for all members are organised throughout the year, ranging from weekly Sportsnite socials, theoretical lessons for all levels and hacking trips, as well as many other events! 

This Club is Pride in Sport Accredited

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