Riding School Temporarily Closed (Freelance Lessons & Confidence Clinics Continuing as Normal)

It is with deep regret that we had to temporarily close the Riding School this year. We have sadly lost two very experienced riding school horses, and together with rising fee’s we have had to make the difficult decision to temporarily close until we can find or train up some suitable Western Horses. We sincerely thank all of our lovely customers and friends who have supported us in making the riding school a success. Please keep an eye on the website and our Facebook page for news of our re-opening.

FREELANCE LESSONS & CONFIDENCE CLINICS ARE CONTINUING AS NORMAL.

*Please note all Western riders or want to be confident riders with their OWN horses.

Also confidence CLINICS for all western and NON western riders are going ahead. (Please text Jo on 07719670321 to book in)

Through August we are dealing with separation anxiety and collecting ring confidence.


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Long Distance Ride

Lovely ride today round the East Yorkshire country side, thank you to those who joined us. Cake and Coffee went down well too. managed to Raise £50 for the AQHA youth world cup Team.


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Western Riding With Buck Brannaman

We are proud to announce that Joanne Smithies, Nafferton Park Farm's riding coach and horse trainer is riding on the clinic this weekend with the American western cowboy, Buck Brannaman and 4 time Olympic show jumper Melanie Smith Taylor.


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Full Time Equestrian Apprentice Wanted! (Position Now Filled)

Nafferton Park Farm Equestrian now have a vacancy for a full time equine apprentice. The role will be one that starts as stable hand and progresses to qualified instructor status towards the end of the apprenticeship. No formal experience with horses is required, just the right aptitude & attitude as all training both on and off site will be provided. Please send CV's and cover letters to Jo at info@naffertonparkfarm.co.uk

AQHA.UK Youth Team Announcement

We are proud to announce that Cara has being named by AQHA.UK as a member of its 2015/ 2016 Youth Squad. The Squad is a shortlisted group of young riders who will be considered for the 10 places on the 2016 Youth World Cup Team. To read more you can visit their website here.

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The New Home Of Western

NPF are pleased to announce that the East Riding of Yorkshire Council have granted NPF with a riding school licence. NPF will now be specialising in Western riding lessons for all age groups and abilities, although English and jumping lessons will also be available.

Please call Jo on 0771 967 0321 to make a booking


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Job Opportunity (no longer appicable)

We are looking for self employed stable yard staff for regular weekend work. Approximately 6 hours for one of the weekend days with a 9am start. Duties will include mucking out approximately 12 boxes, filling hay bars, cleaning and filling water buckets, rug changing, hoof care, feed bucket cleaning and leading horses to and from fields. Working without supervision is a requirement & 21 years and over due to insurance. If interested please email your CV to info@naffertonparkfarm.co.uk

Living On Site

We are now living on site providing 24 hour supervision within sight and sound of the horses.

Testimonial

I'm very impressed with the high level of individualised care given to my horse. When she arrived on the yard Jo spent time observing her and tailored her care accordingly. She now has a feeding regime, which suits her perfectly, and plenty of turnout. My mare is a veteran and quite highly strung but she has adapted quickly and happily to her new home. It's a great weight off my mind to know that someone as trustworthy and knowledgeable as Jo is caring for her.

Mrs.Oldfield

Testimonial

I would like to thank Jo and Ed for making my nervous move to their livery yard so stress- free and welcoming. I am so happy to be at  a professional yard that has a real family and friendly feel. My horse is so settled and happy with you and that makes me happy!
 
Nafferton park Farm is a pleasant and relaxed environment. The pastoral care of all the horses is second to none and the standard of stable management is exceptional with the horses enjoying deep, clean beds. The yard is extremely tidy and well run. There is as much support as clients need on the yard and we have the added advantage of a weekly visit  from a  qualified teacher. The newly laid indoor school is amazing....I don't have to be concerned about any long hard winters now!! There is plenty of land for grazing in the well-managed fields. The fencing is of a very high standard - the care of the horses continues outside the stable! Nothing is too much trouble for Jo and Ed . I have a high maintenance horse so I should know. I feel totally at ease when I have to leave my horse for any length of time. There is enclosed hacking on the farm and excellent off road hacking in the area....there is usually somebody to accompany you on the many routes around Nafferton and up into the Wolds. Nafferton Park farm is everything I have been looking for in a livery yard...in my opinion it is a friendly yard which has excellent brand new facilities that make it perfect for horse and rider from novice to experienced. I hope I don't ever have to move my horse again.

Linda B

Indoor Arena Finished

The new indoor arena is now open! It is ideal for riding any time of year with it's wax track arena you can leave your raincoat at home, or if you want put it into your own individual tack locker. It is available for hire at just £15.00 per hour. Please contact us to arrange a booking.

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