BHS TRAINING – STAGE ONE

September 21, 2016

27 October – 1 December 2016 Snowball Farm is an Approved BHS Training and Examinations Centre.  As preparation for BHS Stage One Examination we are offering six 2hr sessions on Thursday evenings covering Theory and Practical topics. This course is suitable for people studying for BHS Stage One, BHS Progressive Riding Test, BHS Essential Horse […]

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September Newsletter

August 26, 2016

BURNHAM BEECHES HORSE TRIALS 2016 – Sunday 4 September 2016 Helpers Needed! Once more we are requesting volunteers to act as cross country fence judges and stewards for the different phases of the Horse Trials.  It is always an exciting and action-packed day of eventing.  The day starts at about 10am and finishes at approx. 6pm. […]

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August newsletter

August 17, 2016

YARD NEWS Welcome back to Abigail Williams and Rosie. Welcome to Bess who joins the Riding School. STAFF NEWS Gemma Rawlings will be joining Snowball Farm Equestrian Centre as our new yard Manager at the beginning of August. Gemma comes to us from Shardeloes with a wealth of experience in running a large, complex equestrian […]

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July newsletter

July 3, 2016

YARD NEWS Welcome to Brendon and Katie – two lovely New Forest ponies joining the Riding School. Welcome to Cracker – also joining the Riding School. Goodbye to Gail Ditchfield and Rio – we wish you both all the best! And Goodbye to Jemima Sant and Sox – see you both at Natalie’s Camp later […]

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May newsletter

April 29, 2016

YARD NEWS Welcome to – Impact and Jimmy, the Finemore’s ponies – all the way from America! – Nightmare who returns to Snowball Farm and will be joining the Riding School. – Skehanagh Boy – Rona Walker’s horse. STAFF NEWS                               […]

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Muffin – the legendary pony

April 19, 2016

In memory of Muffin who taught so many children to ride in his 36 year long life. He is sorely missed by everyone. Thank you to everyone who has shared their photos and memories with us.

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Age Restriction Rule Change for Upcoming One Day Events

April 15, 2016

Although run under the guidance of BE rules, it has been decided to amend the minimum age restriction for competitors from being 12 years old in 2016 to being 10 years old in 2016. We hope this will encourage some younger riders to take advantage of our new 70 cm course which is a very […]

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April newsletter

April 7, 2016

BIG SNOWBALL PONY CLUB THANK YOU! A big ‘Thank You’ to Louise Mottola and Vivor for putting on a fabulous demonstration of Sidesaddle riding.  Dressed in her riding habit, Louise brought along loads of information and gave a short talk and demonstration with her super horse Vivor.  Then the pony clubbers had their chance to […]

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March newsletter

March 9, 2016

EHV VACCINE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE Our vet, Scott Dunn‘s Equine Clinic, has advised that due to an interruption in the manufacture of EHV (Equine Herpes Virus) vaccination stocks have now run out.  Scott Dunn’s is in discussion with the new US manufacturer, but it may be some time before new supplies come through.  We will keep […]

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Focus on Angela Verloop       

February 29, 2016

Role at Snowball Farm: Instructor Length of time at Snowball Farm: A little over 2 years (since November 2013). How long have you been riding? I started at 10, so 30 years. Can you remember winning your first rosette? That would have been at a gymkhana race at Boundary on a pony called Sadie. I was […]

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