THE BRITISH DZHIGITOVKA AND TRICK RIDING ASSOCIATION IS BASED AT THEIR STABLES ON A 2000 ACRE COUNTRY ESTATE IN HERTFORDSHIRE
The Centre Of Horseback Combat.
Courses and lessons are offered in Dzhigitovka, Trick Riding, Equine Stunt Performer Training, Horseback Archery and the unique Rider Confidence Course.
Affiliated and certified by The International Equestrian Dzhigitovka Federation, Moscow, students are offered tuition in the disciplines of lance, shashka sword, throwing knife, pistol, and gymnastics (trick riding) to the standard accepted in World Championship competition. Our students travel to Russia, regularly to train, and have international instructors come throughout the summer for clinics and courses.
EQUINE STUNT PERFORMER TRAINING
Our renowned Stunt Days are held all year round. Through years of performance, film, photoshoots and more we will put you through your paces to learn all that is needed from a performer on a film set and the industry in general. Riding and performing with weapons, helms, props, swords, shields vaulting, formation riding, riding to marks, rearing, falling, laying horses down and everything else you would expect to see in a movie.
The National Horseback Archery Society (NHAS) offers tuition in traditional horseback archery, club activities and training camps, guest instructor clinics and competitions.
We are the only UK centre to be affiliated to The World Horseback Archery federation in Korea and teach to the standard accepted in World Competition.
In a fun, friendly and unforgettable day, you will use our trained Andalusian performance horse, combined with hypnotherapy and confidence strategies to plan out and practice how to cope with rears, spins, losing your seat, falls and falling horses. Since 2014 over 2,000 riders have attended this course and gone on to achieve their goals and enjoy their horses again.