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Weight limit issue

Discussion in 'Horse Riding and Training' started by vlad serbanescu, Nov 22, 2015.


  1. vlad serbanescu

    vlad serbanescu PetForums Newbie

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    Hello everybody,

    My name is Vlad, I have recently relocated to London, and I am having real trouble finding a riding school remotely close to London that would be able to accommodate a rider my size. I am a former rugby player, I am 6ft tall and 16.5 stones fully equipped, I am an intermediate rider, and the only place I was able to find a horse big enough is in Devon. The people there were amazingly friendly and helpful and I always feel welcomed there... I simply love that place, however it's quite far from where I live. Recently I have been given a list of riding schools around London that would have bigger horses and I am sad to say I added another 38 schools to my initial list of 72 places I rang before being able to find Leslie's riding school in Westbury...
    I know there is another thread started back in 2009 by someone who was having the same issues - I decided to start a new one as I've seen that the owner has not replied for a long time.

    The only two places I wasn't firmly turned down where Westbury and Lake District... both a very long way from home. So I am reaching out to you for some piece of advice... would you happen to know anyone/any place closer to London that would be willing to help me out?

    Thank you in advance for all your help
     
  2. Golden memories

    Golden memories PetForums Junior

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    I know this was posted some time ago but have you tried Eastminster school of riding in Romford. I learned to ride there as a child, it's easy access from London and nice horses.
     
  3. Wiz201

    Wiz201 PetForums VIP

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    that's a shame. 16.5 stone intermediate rider should be ok as you are reasonably balanced and will therefore be easier for a horse to carry rather than a beginner with no balance.
     
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