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Pony Club


The Pony Club has over 350 centres in the UK with in excess of 10,000 members. Please click here for information on pony club center membership.

Other information:


Membership costs £30 per year paid to “The Pony Club” and Membership forms are available from Claire.

Please click here to renew your membership

Need to wear correct pony club attire (Pony club sweatshirt, white shirt & tie, jodhpurs and correct riding equipment

Swinhoe Farm Riding Centre pony club- what we do.

Swinhoe Farm Pony Club Centre offers safety, Learning new skills, Friendship, Training, Events and Competitions. We have rallies, own a pony days (Stable Management & Riding), Mornings and afternoon sessions run throughout the year and also pony club camp. These sessions help to make the child more practical and knowledgeable around horses & ponies in a safe controlled environment.

Mini- pony Club

Is for children from the age of 4 to 8 years old.

This group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday from 4.30pm –5.30pm

This year 9 of the children have passed their Pony Club ‘E’ Test and 4 pony club achievement badges, which were all taken here at the centre.


Halloween Pony Club Fun Morning is on Wednesday 31st October

Starts at 9am-12. Riding, Stable Management and Games.

Costs Pony Club Members £20, non-members £25

Please make sure you are booked in ASAP to avoid disappointment.

To book your place you can 📲 Claire on 07762773559, 📧 nixonclaire76@hotmail.com or Message our page  www.facebook.com/swinhoefarmridingcentre/

Senior Pony Club

Is for children from the age of 8 to and upwards. This group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday Night from 4.30pm-6pm. 

This spring has proved very successful indeed for Students at Swinhoe Farm Riding Centre.  Following a busy few months at the family- run riding centre, which has seen students undertake several hours of lessons and training, owner and instructor Claire Nixon, is delighted with the achievements of her students: 

‘I am very proud of for the 6 candidates who completed the BHS Ride Safe, all the pony club members achievement badges and test. They’ve all worked very hard and are a credit to themselves. They are proof that through hard work and determination you can succeed’. 

Anyone who is interested in attending the, Pony Club, lessons or training courses should contact Claire on 07762773559 for more information.

Halloween Pony Club Fun Day on Monday 29th October

Starts at 9am-4pm, Riding, Stable Management and games. Cost £40 for members and £45 for non-members. Please note you need a packed lunch

Please make sure you are booked in ASAP to avoid disappointment.

To book your place you can 📲 Claire on 07762773559, 📧 nixonclaire76@hotmail.com or Message our page  www.facebook.com/swinhoefarmridingcentre/




Swinhoe Farm Riding Centre Pony Club Member of the Year


2018- Elle Young

2017- Matthew Oliver

2016- Bronwyn Oliver

2015- Chloe Loveday

2014- Erin Weatherhead

2013- Daisy Romaines

2012- Nathan Robson

2011- Lauren Tyson

2010- Jade McCabe

2009- Zoe Wilkinson

2008- Bethany Lundy

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Quote by Mrs Lundy from Cramlington;

"A great instructor, a patient pony & a good pony club centre to nurture any learning are essential for any riders social & educational development”.
Pony Club Easter 2015