Services

All the services can be undertaken either at Hillgrove Stud and Training Centre (‘home’) or at your own premises (‘away’) dependant on the facilities being fit for purpose.

Whilst Liz is in charge of all teaching and the day to day running of Hillgrove Stud and Training Centre, Max takes charge of backing and breaking, with both of them schooling horses at home.

Training

Liz is available for individual or group dressage lessons and offers training from Prelim to Grand Prix.

She also provides judging, test riding sessions and accompaniment to shows. As a breeder of top quality dressage horses she has considerable experience in the training and improvement of young horses. As a successful competition rider she has the technical knowledge and experience of riding tests at all levels and shows including high profile shows, premier leagues, regional and national championships.

Schooling Livery

This is designed to improve your horse, or bring them on at a given discipline whether its dressage or another equine speciality. 

We aim to teach them new movements, or help with any problem or issues you have with your horse. This service includes full livery and can be provided on either a short term or long term basis.

Sales Livery

When selling an owner’s horse, we provide the same schooling services and liaise on behalf of the seller with potential buyers, vets, etc. Horse’s waiting to be sold benefit from full schooling.

Schooling Livery

This is designed to improve your horse, or bring them on at a given discipline whether its dressage or another equine speciality. 

We aim to teach them new movements, or help with any problem or issues you have with your horse. This service includes full livery and can be provided on either a short term or long term basis.

Rest & Rehabilitation

This is the most important stage of your horse’s education and develops them from basic groundwork and handling, up to being competently ridden. We can extend this further by introducing your horse to hacking and jumping.

Backing & Breaking

This is the most important stage of your horse’s education and develops them from basic groundwork and handling, up to being competently ridden. We can extend this further by introducing your horse to hacking and jumping.

Terms & Conditions

Away prices away are based on distance not exceeding 10 miles from Hillgrove Stud and Training Centre. Further distance may incur a surcharge, please contact us with your requirements. 

Cancellation Policy

  • 10% of lesson fee will be charged if a cancellation is made less than 48 hours in advance
  • 50% of lesson fee will be charged if a cancellation is made less than 24 hours but more than 6 hours
  • 100% of lesson fee will be charged if a cancellation is made less than 6 hours in advance or failure to turn up for lesson unless due to severe weather conditions where lessons are cancelled by mutual agreement