Clinics at Southcott

We have a number of instructors running clinics at Southcott XC this season. Please contact the instructor if you would like to join.

Debbie Newton

Accredited coach running XC clinics which are open to all abilities from 40cm – 1m.
Confidence building for both horse and rider.

Working on;

-techniques -technical lines
-optimum times

Groups tailored to suit ability

Max 4 in a group up to 1.5hrs a session
Cost £38 per rider, includes course hire
Deposit to secure booking

Clinic Dates

  1. Sunday 2nd June

To book –
or fb messages

Theo Funnell

Theo Funnell is a local Event rider. He has successfully produced many ponies and horses over the years and has produced and competed his own horse up to FEI 2 star level so far. He is a British Eventing UKCC Level 2 Coach and BHS accredited professional coach. Theo has a passion for coaching and has a way of bringing out confidence in horse and rider. He is a coach with the Cornwall Eventing Academy alongside Paul Tapner. Theo runs many clinics for pony clubs, riding clubs and camps throughout Devon and Cornwall. His clients come out of a lesson feeling braver and with a better understanding of getting the most out of their horse whilst also producing a brave, happy equine.

Clinic Dates

  1. Sunday 14th April
  2. Saturday 11th May
  3. Wednesday 29th May
  4. Tuesday 6th August
  5. Wednesday 7th August
  6. Sunday 18th August

To book –
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Theo Funnell Eventing and Training or call 07725310021

Carly Moore

An award winning accredited professional coach and owner of Taylors Park Stud. Having previously evented, she now competes at British Dressage. She has successfully helped many students achieve goals in Shearwaters U25’s, Affiliated Area Festivals, Regional Championships, ROR Eventing and British Eventing. Along with aiding people with Unaffiliated Dressage championships and Show Jumping and Eventing qualifiers. So what ever your goal, Carly is happy to help!

Clinic date –

To book –

Polite Ponies

SJ and XC clinic with Carmen Shah BHSII

Fun confidence building sessions. Approx. 1hr SJ and 1.5 hrs XC with a break in between.
Max 4 in a group.

Three groups;

-40-50cm mini group -60-80 midi group
-80+ group

£40 per place + course hire

Clinic Dates

To book – 07968 918859 or on FB at PolitePonies

Clare Hocking

Clare is a qualified BHS II Accredited Professional Coach with current first aid, Safeguarding, DBS and CPD Certifications. Supporting all abilities from beginners to competitors and specialising in all disciplines from lead rein and flatwork, to ground pole, show jumping and cross country.

Her unique talent of assessing and tailoring her coaching to meet the needs of horse and rider enables Clare to focus on rider and horse confidence ensuring the basics/foundations are understood to progress. The scales of training are always at the forefront of her coaching, together with the care, health and welfare of horse/rider at all times.

Clare is passionate about Rider/Horse biomechanics and their compatibility to move forward with fluidity using the correct aids. Her understanding of Rider fitness/balance is a huge factor in developing harmony in a variety of activities, from competitions of all levels, to fun rides.

Clinic Dates

Show jumping and XC sessions available.
Group and individual sessions available. (Max of 4 riders per group)

To book contact: