• Two Indoor & Outdoor Schools •

• Riding Lessons For All Abilities •

• Beginner to Advanced •

• Open Until 10.30pm – You Can Ride After Work! •

Runningwell Equestrian Centre is a BHS & ABRS approved training and examination centre.
We are ‘Clubmark Accredited’ and a busy Pony Club Centre.

We offer full time Work Based Learning Apprenticeships for City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care & Management or BHS Stage 1 and 2.

We provide both daytime and evening courses for BHS Stages I, II, III, IV & PTT Exams and Riding & Road Safety.
– Please go to our exam page for further details.

 October Half Term Events


Own A Pony Days – 25th and 27th October £55 9.30-3.30

Pony Club Competition Day – 26th October £50 9.30-3.30

Riding Morning – 28th October £45 9.30-12.30

Jumping Afternoon – 28th October £50 1.30-4.30halloween-fb

 All Children’s October events can be in fancy dress, PRIZES to the best costume in each event. Come and join us for some spooky fun.

Or just wish to further your equine knowledge ?

Then we have just the course for you
Stage 1 evening course starting January 2017 (Thursday Evenings)
11 week course covering everything you need to know to take and pass your exam
Subjects to include
Grooming, Handling , Colours and markings , Horse anatomy , Horse health , Horse husbandry , Health and safety on the yard , Rugs , Grassland management , Watering and feeding and horse behaviour.
6.30pm lecture and 7.30pm  ride cost of complete course is £450
Care only £165
Limited spaces
Book early to avoid disappointment
See our BHS  Training page for further details


Un Affiliated Dressage Championship
kindly sponsored by Savills

The leading combination of horse and rider on points over the season will receive a thermatex rug with the Savills logo as well as a trophy and championship rosette.

Intensive Training Courses
for BHS Stage 1 & 2

Monday – Friday
1 hours riding and 2 hours theory tuition per day, plus 3 hours supervised practical work on the yard. Cost £280 per week

The length of course will be depenant on individual requirements, these will be disscused at your assessment.

Private Assessment
For suitability available before signing up. 1 hour ride and theory session. Cost £50

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Bed and breakfast in shared room (2 people) £80 per week. Single room £110 per week

Lunch and evening meals are available in our cafe, or full kitchen facilities are available in the accomodation.

Local amminites 10 mins away by car.

Riding and Road Safety for 2016

 2017 Dates TBC

Training is provided prior to the exam, this is over two days and one evening which covers both practical and theory sections.
Training for your riding and road safety exam is booked direct with Runningwell and includes your horse

hire and your training for your exam. The exam needs to be booked and paid direct with the BHS
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Why not join us at Runningwell for a ‘Take Back The Reins’ course and re-kindle your love of horses and riding.
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Introducing ‘Young Equestrians’ at Runningwell Equestrian Centre

Your time, Your group, Your choice

A place for 13-18 year olds to socialise, have fun and learn about horses

Choose from many different activities

Kick on, Develop, Socialise and Rock Up & Ride

You Choose what you would like to do

  • Thursday evenings 5.30 – 7.30
  • Price varies depending on activities starting at £15 including dinner
  • Launching Thursday 23rd June 2016
  • Discounted for our weekend workers
  • Time to relax and get away from stress of school
  • Let your hair down and have fun with likeminded people

Gift Vouchers Now Available


Please contact us for further details

Runningwell Equestrian Centre
Warren Road, Rettendon,
Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DG
t: 01268 711 221
e: info@runningwell.co.uk

October Half Term
Halloween evens
Own A Pony Day - 25th and 27th October £55 9.30-3.30
Pony Club Competition Day - 26th October £50 9.30-3.30
Riding Morning - 28th October £45 9.30-12-30
Jumping Afternoon for beg/nov - 28th October £50 1.30-4.30
To book please call our office on 01268 711221
All children's October events can be in fancy dress, PRIZES for the best costume in each event
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stuck for something to do tomorrow ?

at Runningwell equestrian centre we have a few spaces for
children free taster sessions ,

we have a BBQ, AND free bouncy castle and a pony care corner

where you can try your hand at grooming , plaiting mains and tails
and watch demos of tack fitting ,

we have a free cookie decorating competition with riding lessons as the prises in 3 age groups .

we have stalls selling second-hand items , including some riding clothes and some designer clothes for boys and ladies .

Also we have a raffle with a riding lesson as the main prize .

Our young equestrians will be doing a demonstration of pairs dressage to music at 12.30
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Congratulations to both our livery teams Runningwell Elites and Runningwell legends on qualifying for the Quest Club Regional Finals
Good Luck at the finals at Easton & Otley Collage 1st and 2nd October
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