Brookhouse Farm Riding School
Brookhouse Farm Riding School is a family run school situated in a semi rural area on the outskirts of Birmingham. There are good road links including accessibility to the motorway network and a nearby train station (Shirley).
The gates of Brookhouse Farm Riding School were opened in 1985 as a new business where none had existed before. The centre started with 45 acres of Green Belt grazing land. This was used for 3 ponies and the livery of other peoples horses/ponies. There were no buildings when the riding school was opened. At the start, it’s was literally just 3 ponies, on which instruction was offered, and a caravan which acted as a reception area!
Most of the profit earned over the last 25 years has been re-invested in the Riding School. The school now has over 40 horses and ponies, a brick built reception centre with classroom and tack room. There are 24 stables plus stalls which offer covered hard standing for all the horses and ponies. The centre’s two floodlit all weather arenas are used for teaching. Both arenas used the most up to date surfaces, which allow riding in almost any weather conditions. Again illustrating the continued investment and commitment to the Riding School.
The riding school teaches an age range which extends from 6 years to 76 years, from beginners to more advanced riders and those who have a special interest in dressage or jumping. Many clients have lessons on their own horses.
Various events are held throughout the year including dressage competitions, gymkhana’s, jumping competitions, adult weekends. Brookhouse now has also introduced regular clinics for XC and SJ and Dressage.