Dales View Riding Centre
Dales View Riding Centre was started in 1992 by Mrs E.C. Heath after attending Bishop Burton College of Agriculture where she successfully completed the national diploma in equine and business studies. Whilst at the college Elizabeth also attained the British Horse Society intermediate instructors certificate (BHS II). This certificate is awarded after several exams have been passed in stable management, riding and teaching.
Prior to attending college she worked and gained valuable experience at a busy local riding school. Extra experience also came from working for Chris McGrann At his competition and livery yard near Harrogate.
At Dales View, tuition is offered in stable management, flat work, jumping, lungeing, and BHS stages exam training.
Riding lessons are available as private, shared private or class (max 4 persons) for all abilities from 7 yrs upwards. All lessons are taught by qualified instructors, the majority of which are taken Elizabeth Heath BHSII. Lessons take place in the all weather 40m x 20m floodlit arena.
Hacking is available for either 1/2 or 1 hour sessions with good off road access to local bridleway.
Other activities available at the centre include the very popular pony days held in the school holidays. Children will have a pony which is theirs for the day. They receive two riding lessons and tuition in caring for the pony, stable management lessons and quizes.
The riding school also holds internal competitions which include dressage, jumping, gymkhana games and the annual summer show which has classes for all abilities.