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Royal Artillery Equestrian Centre

RAECTI is a Livery, Equestrian and Riding Centre situated within the military Camp on Thorney Island in Emsworth. We provide lessons for all different levels of rider, trotting tots for our younger riders and also run our own competitions.

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Location details

Baker Barracks, Emsworth PO10 8DH, UK

About us

The Royal Artillery Equestrian Centre is a 5 star, British Horse Society (BHS) approved Riding Centre situated in Baker Barracks, Thorney Island, Emsworth, Hants. Founded in 1985 the charity focuses to provide physical rehabilitation for wounded & injured service personnel, veterans and those within the local community. We initiate and further advance confidence, empowerment & self-awareness that help support those who experience anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions. The therapeutic benefits of allowing those we help to interact with the horses compliments both physical and mental wellbeing. The RAECTI is very proud of the support it receives from its members & the local equine community who frequently attend and support our fundraising events. The Royal Artillery Equestrian Centre is licenced by Chichester District Council under the Riding Establishments Act 1964 & 1970 and local conditions.

We offer one to one, semi private and group lessons for all abilities. We also offer sessions for the home educated children as well as trotting tots for those under 5 years old. We run our own in house events which is open to external competitors. Riding school clients are able to hire our equines to compete. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter shows as well as other various combined training, jumping events including our Winter dressage accumulator series. Throughout the school holiday we also run own a pony days and various pony parties for children's birthdays.

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