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WE ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR HIRE
Rules of Arena Hire during COVID-19 partial lockdown
The most important thing is the health and safety of everybody that attends. Everybody who hires agrees to comply with the following
1.All Government Social Distancing Rules will be adhered to – gov.uk/coronavirus
2.Vehicles will be parked at least 5m apart
3.The clubhouse is open in line with the current government guidelines for takeaways, cafes and retail outlets
4.Weather permitting all doors are kept open to avoid unnecessary contamination
5.The toilets are open on a strict one-person basis
6.We are NOT sanitising the arena and fences between hire, we recommend you sanitise and use gloves during the hire when touching our equipment, and wash your hands afterwards.
7.We do have the “in” and “out” marked separately on the arena to stop any need for a lack of social distancing at the beginning and end of hire
8.ALL payment is to be made using social distance methods in advance via telephone or bank transfer
OUR SHOP IS OPEN FOR HORSE FEED AND OTHER OTHER ITEMS REQUIRED
At Chard Equestrian Jane and Sarah and the rest of the team look forward to welcoming you.
Our aim is to provide a friendly environment, and are always willing to answer any questions you may have.
Set in glorious Somerset countryside with amazing views. Chard is situated just off the A30 road on the Devon border, less than 15 miles from both Taunton and Yeovil.
Chard Equestrian is an all-weather equestrian venue which provides a training venue and show ground for all equestrian disciplines and levels of horsemanship.
The facilities available at Chard Equestrian are:
Three all weather arenas constructed by Equestrian Surfaces with their Cushion Track Premier waxed surface, The Wessex Arena is 60m X 90m, The Huish Arena is 75m x 90m and The Wayford Arena is 65m x 35m. The waxed surface provides a proven consistent and reliable surface all year round.
Four Full BS show jump sets, Working Hunter jumps, Fully boarded Dressage arenas, Cross Country facility, 64 Luxury Permanent Indoor barn stables, 28 Permanent stables and 50 owned temporary stables, together with a contract for plenty more. Toilets and showers , On-site catering, Secretary’s office, Club house, Fully Licensed Bar, Coffee and Ice Cream shop,Pizza Hut, Retail Equestrian shop including Horse Food and supplement supplier
Judges boxes with electronic timing and PA systems to compliment the all weather showjumping rings and dressage boxes with full dressage to music facility and licences.
Chard Equestrian have a dressage arena set out with letters and boards, for you to either practice your tests or just introduce your horse or pony to the boards away from your own home environment.
Chard Equestrian be privately hired by groups or individuals and is available to hire to run your own club show.