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february

Special LESSON OFFer

The Back-to-Back weekend lesson offer is 

extended until the last weekend in FEBRUARY!!!!!! (Sunday 25th February)

HURRY and BOOK

WEEKENDS ONLY Back-to-back lessons

£30 for one horse same rider

Book in advance to ensure availability

Booking on the day cannot guarantee availability

riding hats

From 1st January 2023 new regulations came into force regarding the standard of riding hats which are worn at Aproved Riding Centres, including Rowanlea.

Only hats which comply with PAS 015 2011 or SNELL E2016 standards should be worn when at Rowanlea.  

If you use one of our Riding School hats then you do not have to worry as they meet the new standards

RIding hats to any other standard should NOT be used at Rowanlea. If in doubt get the hat checked at Conchie Saddlery shop or by a qualified RRS member of staff.

This is for YOUR  safety

LESSON BOOKINGS

Due to restrictions on the numbers of riders we can have in a lesson, booking is essential. Turning up on the day cannot guarantee a place in a lesson.

Call 01382 532536 Monday to Friday between 9:30 am and 5:15 pm to make a booking.

All new riders must register before their first lesson.  click here to downlod the form to register.

Completed forms to be handed in to to the shop Conchie Saddlery at Rowanlea or a mamber of RRS staff before the first lesson.

Watch out for
News of special lessons and events at School Easter holiday times !!

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Congratulations to David Conchie and his staff on celebrating 40 years in business in 2024, supporting riders at Rowanlea Riding School as well as the wider eqestrian and animal loving community. 

CHarity New Year Trek 2024

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Thanks from Maggie's
for the charity donation

They say the sun shines on the righteous, well Rowanlea must be righteous. The annual Charity New Year Trek on 2nd January had blue skies and sunshine all  the way through. The weather on either side of the trek was rain, and overcast but the 25 horses and riders enjoyed a magnificaent rideout with the temperature catching out some of the riders who had over dressed for the weather, however better hot than cold. The weather window could not hasve been better. 

After everyone retrurned safelya and the horses seen to there were soups and rolls, mince and tatties, sultana and banana cake, as well as a special New Year rosette, not edible, for all participants and donors. All the food was home made by some of the parents ands supporters, so a huge thanks to them for all their work before and after the trek.

Following on from the Summer charity fund raisng event for Maggie's Centre in Dundee, the trek this year was for the same worthwhile charity. This year £150 was raised from those participating with all the food and rosettes being gifted free by the 'caterers' and Rowanlea Riding School.

Well done and thank you to everyone who made this possible and came out and enjoyed the day but also for contributing to this worthwhile charity. The next New Year Trek in January 2025 will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the extablishment of Rowanlea Riding School in 1965 by David Conchie Snr.

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CLick on the rosette to see more imagesof the 2024 New Year Charity Trek

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BHS Approval 2022 - 2023

The British Horse Society Riding School and Livery Yard approval has been once again been granted to Rowanlea. This year the BHS requirements for approval were a lot more demanding to improve riding schools and livery yards in general. Rowanlea was pleased to receive this new and upgraded approval for 2022. Rowanlea has been an approved BHS Centre and Riding School since the 1970's. 

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