• 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

    Gentlemen always welcome!

Latest News

Side Saddle Dash comes to Thorpe Racecourse

We are delighted to confirm that there will be a Side Saddle Dash at the South Notts Hunt Point to Point on Easter Monday, 2nd April, with the Parade commencing at 12 noon, sponsored by the wonderful Water at Work team.  Rider places are limited but we do hope you can all make it on […]

Postponement of Grading Day and Welcome

Just to inform Members that the Grading day has been currently postponed and will now run at a later date in the year.  All those who have signed up are still eligible and the new date will be published in due course.

Dr Karen Milbourne Retires as Chairman of Area 12

Dr Karen Milbourne stepped down as Chairman at the Area AGM on Saturday 15th November.  Miss Emma Brown was appointed as Chairman.  The Committee and Members thanked the out-going Chairman for all her hard work since taking on the position in 2004 and wish her well for the future.  

Meet The Team

Your Area 12 Committee

Lottie Parkin

Committee Member

Lottie Parkin

Committee Member

Lottie has been involved with side saddle for many years, formerly Secretary of the Area, she is also an Instructor and Judge.

Zoe Bateson

Secretary

Zoe Bateson

Secretary

Zoe is now in her third year as 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 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.

Hazel Allin

Committee Member

Hazel Allin

Committee Member

Hazel Allin needs no introduction to Area 12 members. An active competition rider both side saddle and astride, Hazel also runs a very successful Riding School in Nottinghamshire

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.

Emma Brown

Chairman

Emma Brown

Chairman

Better known as 'Queenie' Emma can often be found blazing a trail out with the Quorn hunt or teaching. A long-standing member of Area 12, Emma is also a popular Instructor

Barbara Wale

Committee Member

Barbara Wale

Committee Member

Barbara is a huge supporter of Side Saddle, a newly qualified Judge herself, she can be regularly found out and about at shows around the region.

Sally McKenna

Committee Member

Sally McKenna

Committee Member

Sally is a keen rider and active member of the Area Committee. She is the 'go-to' lady for cake!

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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 [email protected] 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

Area 12 Summer Show 2018 – Results

Class 1 – Open Style and Appearance 1st Hazel Allin, Oxnead Schann 2nd Amanda Chatfield, Kingsclough Masquerade 3rd Chloe Watson, Clara Class 2 – Novice Side Saddle 1st Yvonne Bacon, Bertie 2nd Stephanie Oliver, Dannesan 3rd Chloe Watson, Clara Class 3 – Restricted Equitation 1st Ayisha Longdon, Fenrose Silver Rebel 2nd Amanda Chatfield, Kingsclough Masquerade […]

Nottinghamshire County Show – 12-13 May 2018

Concours D’Elegance 1st Tatty Barwick, Vicarage Painted Lady 2nd Louise Graham, Corrileas Imp 3rd Amy Bryan Dowell, Ceilis Bouncer Adult Open Equitation 1st Hazel Allin, Oxnead Schann 2nd Liz Rogers, Lord Manhattan 3rd Tatty Barwick, Vicarage Painted Lady 4th Louise Graham, Corrileas Imp 5th Amy Bryan Dowell, Ceilis Bouncer Classical Ladies 1st Liz Rogers, Lord […]

Area 12 Spring Show – 29th April 2018

Class 1A Style and Appearance 1st Ayisha Longdon, Fenrose Silver Rebel 2nd Deborah Kane, Bannvalley Braveheart Class 2 Novice Equitation 1st Abigail Shaw, Diamond Kitt 2nd Stacey Smith, Just a Rumour 3rd Deborah Kane, Bannvalley Braveheart Class 3 Restricted Equitation 1st Stacey Smith, Just a Rumour 2nd Abigail Shaw, Diamond Kitt 3rd Jacqueline Sutherland, Owen […]

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.
[email protected] * 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.
[email protected] * SS, RD

Mrs Nadya Brown

LINCOLNSHIRE

Mrs Nadya Brown

LINCOLNSHIRE

BHS BHSAI IIT SMIV, Beck Cottage,
Great Steeping, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 5PT. 01754
830355. [email protected] ** 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. [email protected] * 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.
[email protected] * 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.
[email protected] ** OS, XC, L, HA, J, HS, SS, RD

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