• Welcome to Area 12 Side Saddle Association

    Covering Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire

  • Welcome to Area 12 Side Saddle Association

    A great family of Side Saddle Riders

  • Welcome to Area 12 Side Saddle Association

    Home to many successful riders

  • Welcome to Area 12 Side Saddle Association

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Latest News

Get your entries in for Market Bosworth Show

Please don’t forget that entries for Market Bosworth Show close on Friday 3rd June, don’t miss out on your chance to win the £100 Championship.  www.marketbosworthshow.co.uk

Hazel and The Aviator Take Champion at Newark

The sun shone for Nottinghamshire County Show this year – makes a pleasant change.   Judge Janet Ward gave the top spot in the Concours d’Elegance to Amy Bryan-Dowell, with Barbara Wale in 2nd and Louise Graham in 3rd.  The Adult Equitation was won by Hazel Allin with Amy taking 2nd place and Lauren Hill in […]

A lovely day at Wellow Equestrian

Thank you to all our competitors for attending the show today.  The weather played fair and we hope it was enjoyed by all.  Thanks to the Judge and Steward for the great feedback and to Wellow for the use of their facilities. Look forward to seeing everyone at the Summer Show on 29th May. Entries […]

Meet The Team

Your Area 12 Committee

Karen Milbourne

Chairman

Karen Milbourne

Chairman

Karen has been Chairman of Area 12 for a number of years. She is a regular on the side saddle circuit with George.

Zoe Bateson

Secretary

Zoe Bateson

Secretary

Zoe recently took over the role of Secretary of Area 12 SSA. A keen rider from the age of 5, Zoe also owns and runs Equestrian Life Magazine. Can frequently been seen at shows grooming for her Daughter.

Nigel McKenna

Treasurer

Nigel McKenna

Treasurer

Nigel has recently taken on the role of Treasurer for Area 12 SSA. Nigel will often be found supporting his wife who competes side saddle and also assisting at Area shows throughout the season.

Sally McKenna

Committee Member

Sally McKenna

Committee Member

Sally has been an active side saddle rider for a couple of years and can be seen out regularly at shows.

Alexandra Molesworth

Committee Member

Alexandra Molesworth

Committee Member

Alex has been riding side saddle for three seasons - enjoying great success at local, County and National level.

Dawn Longdon

Committee Member

Dawn Longdon

Committee Member

Dawn is Mum of Area 12 Member, Ayisha. Dawn used to attend Area 12 events from the age of 10. She worked as an electrical engineer for Bae, Airbus UK and Westland helicopter and
8 years ago started working for the railway as a signalling engineer,
Dawn has had ponies and horses for the last 8 years after not having any since prior to leaving school.

Mary Tonks

Committee Member

Mary Tonks

Committee Member

Mary has been involved in side saddle for about 4 years. She tried it at an Eland lodge 'have a go day' and became hooked! She competed at the Nationals in 2014.
She competes on her two mares and tries to get out and about as much as possible! When not competing side saddle riding she enjoys dressage and hacking.

Kerry Harrison

Committee Member

Kerry Harrison

Committee Member

Kerry started riding side saddle just over a year ago.

Julie Hague

Committee Member

Julie Hague

Committee Member

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About Us

The Side Saddle Association was formed in 1974 and currently has over 1200 members. The aim of the Association is to keep alive the art of side saddle riding, promote its popularity and provide education and instruction. Welcome to the Area 12 SSA Website. The UK is divided into areas. Area 12 is made up of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. We hold regular shows, clinics and events, and have members who hunt, team chase and compete in everything from showing to dressage and show jumping. This website is for all Area 12 members, and anybody with an interest in riding side saddle. Help us to make it a useful and informative site by submitting your ideas, news, results, photographs and adverts to secretary@area12ssa.co.uk Further information is contained on the following pages. Venues and a list of Area 12 officials are listed on the Contacts and Links page.

Show Results

Results – Nottinghamshire County Show 14th/15th May 2016

Concours d’Elegance 1st Amy Bryan-Dowell, Ceilis Bouncer; 2nd Barbara Wale, Park Lane; 3rd Louise Graham, Corrileas Imp; 4th Hazel Allin, The Aviator; 5th Laura Deakin, Rockefalla III. Adult Equitation 1st Hazel Allin, The Aviator; 2nd Amy Bryan-Dowell, Ceilis Bouncer; 3rd Lauren Hill, The Ark Royal; 4th Rachael Barker, Kingsclough Masquerade; 5th Lisette Taylor, Silver Maddigen; […]

Results – Wellow Spring Show – 1st May 2016

Class 1 Open Style and Appearance 1st Ayisha Longdon, Rebel Class 2 Novice Side Saddle 1st  Sarah Beirne, Kingsclough Masquerade 2nd  Sally McKenna, Rose Class 3 Restricted Equitation 1st  Sarah Beirne, Kingsclough Masquerade 2nd Stacey Smith, Just a Rumour 3rd  Sally McKenna, Rose Class 4 Intermediate Equitation 1st  Alexandra Molesworth St Aubyn, Taffechan Rough Diamond […]

Results – The Bloomfields Equestrian Life Winter Showing Championships – 23rd April 2016

Concours d’Elegance 1st Rachel Fairburn, Highlane Riley 2nd Jane Strawson, Saundy Paul Open Equitation 1st Lisa Lane, Brooklyn Man 2nd Alexandra St Aubyn, Taffechan Rough Diamond 3rd Kerry Harrison, The Last Chance Classical Ladies 1st Lisa Lane, Brooklyn Man 2nd Rachel Fairburn, Highlane Riley 3rd Alexandra St Aubyn, Ducal Silver Heights Best Horse or Pony […]

Find an Instructor

Local and regional instructors

Miss J Boardman

DERBYSHIRE

Miss J Boardman

DERBYSHIRE

The Farmhouse, Lower Barmoor
Farm, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 8EY. 07813 242511.
juliaboardman@googlemail.com * OS, J, HS, L, HA, SS, XC,
RD (Regd)

Charlie L Parkin

DERBYSHIRE

Charlie L Parkin

DERBYSHIRE

2 Fairview Rise, Crich, Matlock,
Derbyshire DE4 5DA. 07878 348631.
cocobl72@googlemail.com * SS, RD

Mrs Nadya Brown

LINCOLNSHIRE

Mrs Nadya Brown

LINCOLNSHIRE

BHS BHSAI IIT SMIV, Beck Cottage,
Great Steeping, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 5PT. 01754
830355. equestrianhelp@aol.com ** LY, IS, OS, L, J, R,
RD 2015

Dot Parker

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

Dot Parker

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

BHSAI, The Birches, Costock Road,
Wysall, Nottinghamshire NG12 5QT. 01509 880504 / 07909
802763. dparker@dmu.ac.uk * OS, J, HS, V, HA

Donita Welch

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

Donita Welch

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

BHSII (Regd), Pleasley Park Farmhouse,
Wood Lane, Pleasley Vale, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
NG19 8RY. 01623 748494/07764 951208.
donitawelch@gmail.com * OS, L, HA, R, RD

Miss Emma Brown

LEICESTERSHIRE

Miss Emma Brown

LEICESTERSHIRE

The Barn, Seagrave Grange, Big Lane,
Seagrave, Leicestershire LE12 7BG. 07771 984823.
emmacb6969@yahoo.com ** OS, XC, L, HA, J, HS, SS, RD

Miss J Boardman

DERBYSHIRE

Miss J Boardman

DERBYSHIRE

The Farmhouse, Lower Barmoor
Farm, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 8EY. 07813 242511.
juliaboardman@googlemail.com * OS, J, HS, L, HA, SS, XC,
RD (Regd)

Hazel Allin

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

Hazel Allin

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

(BHS II), 138 Main Road, Wilford Village. NG11 7AA
07971 591559

Nick Creaton

LEICESTERSHIRE

Nick Creaton

LEICESTERSHIRE

01530 260272 / info@nickcreaton.com

Fiona Maycock

LEICESTERSHIRE

Fiona Maycock

LEICESTERSHIRE

(BHS AI, IV), Coddington Farm, Whatstandwell. DE4 5EL 07788 445800

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