The Attington Stud, an equestrian centre near Oxford has today (13 February) opened bookings for it's exciting, brand new all-weather cross-country training facilities.
Situated in the heart of eventing country, between Aylesbury and Oxford, and within easy reach of the M40 (Junction 7) Attington Stud is owned by Frank and Kate Jarvey and is home to Irish international eventer Austin O’Connor.
The new all-weather cross-country facility is comprised of approximately four acres of all-weather cross country schooling, featuring an Andrews Bowen surface (a decision made following five years of feedback from riders) all enclosed by Jockey Club approved, plastic fencing.
Passionate about excellence in equestrianism, owner Kate Jarvey is committed to investing in the continued development of the cross-country facilities and hopes tomake Attington Stud one of the UK’s premier equestrian training centres.
“The investment in facilities and development the Jarveys have put in at Attington is very much appreciated," says event rider Austin O'Conner. "To have access to an all-weather cross-country facility is fantastic. Not only for all of the Attington Sport Horses, but for the surrounding areas. We are located at the heart of British Eventing and therefore it is imperative we provide the very best when it comes to training facilities."
The schooling area itself features banks and mounds, ditches and trakehners, and ranges from BE90 to the top end of Novice. A particular highlight is of course the feature water complex that is situated in the middle of the arena. With jumps in the water itself and a variety of steps and slopes offering numerous entry and exit combinations, this brand new complex on offer at Attington provides a plethora of training opportunities for horse and rider combinations of all levels.
Booking The Attingdon Stud course
The Attington Stud has implemented an online booking system that allows you to easily choose and book in for your preferred schooling time and instantly pay via PayPal. Bookings are limited to 10 horses per hour in order to maintain a safe and pleasant working environment for schooling and to allow users reasonably free access to the course without too many ‘traffic jams’.
Available for hire at just £31 per horse, the facilities are also available for clinics and group bookings. Bookings open on the 13th February 2017, just in time for a last minute Valentines purchase.