Association of British Riding Schools

Find an approved riding school, or find out about taking teaching or Grooms exams and the new Apprenticeship scheme. The ABRS also runs a series of progressive stable management and riding tests specifically aimed at riding school clients which can be done for fun or as a way of preparing for a future career with horses.



British Horse Society

Training and welfare, approvals for riding and livery stables and tireless campaigners for better access for riders - you can find out more about the work of the BHS at


British Showjumping

The home of the British Show Jumping Association - it modernised the logo and name a couple of years ago. Check out the website to find out about joining, training schemes, forthcoming show dates, rider rankings and brief biographies and lots more.



Everything you need to know about the show - what's on (the programme is slightly different each day) ordering tickets, how to get there, pics from previous years ... The show also has its own Facebook page.


The Pony Club

A good place to begin - many top riders started off in Pony Club!



PONY magazine

The UK's No.1 horsy teen mag. Practical advice - articles - pony care - top rider features - competitions - quizzes - stories.

Published monthly.




Horse & Rider magazine

Pony magazine's big sister!

Published monthly.

Horse & Hound magazine

All the latest news and views.

Published weekly.


Horse magazine

Features - real life stories - news roundup - letters - Q&A- products

Published monthly.




Your Horse magazine

Practical advice features - horse care - product tests and reviews - Q&A

Published monthly


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