• 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

FLATWORK CLINIC The Side Saddle Association Areas 5 & 12 “Preparation for the Equitation Season”

FLATWORK CLINIC:  Springbridge Stables, Countesthorpe Road, Willoughby Waterleys, Leicestershire LE6 6UL SUNDAY 7TH APRIL 2019 Entries close Sunday 31st March 2019 Instructor: Vanessa Hood  (SSA ‘A’ Instructor and SSA Panel Judge) The outdoor arena is 75 x 35m.  Safety hats to current safety standards must be worn by all participants whilst mounted. Please provide a […]

The 2019 dates are out!

Click over to our Events and Schedules tab to see what events are on for 2019.

Area AGM

Thank you to everyone who attended the Area AGM on the 10th of November.  Our Points winners for the year were as follows :  We will be running a Points system again next season so we hope many Area Members will support the shows within the Area during 2019. Novice Equitation 1st      Abigail Shaw    […]

Meet The Team

Your Area 12 Committee

Lottie Parkin

Treasurer

Lottie Parkin

Treasurer

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.

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

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.

Alexandra Molesworth

Committee Member

Alexandra Molesworth

Committee Member

One of our keen Area Members, enjoys a mix of side saddle competing and pure dressage and eventing.

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

Results – Equestrian Life Open Show

Results – Equestrian Life Open Show 28th April Open Equitation 1st G Ridal, Sabrehill Solo 2nd R Barker, kingsclough Masquerade 3rd K Harrison, Albus Dumbledore Concours d’Elegance 1st R Fairbairn, Delilah Rose 2nd G Ridal, Sabrehill Solo 3rd J Martin, Freddie Best Horse or Pony Ridden Side Saddle 1st J Sutherland, Owen A Million 2nd […]

Results – Area Spring Show

Area Spring Show, NDHS Showground, Long Eaton, Notts Novice Equitation 1st Lynsey Lawrence, Mista Fezziwig 2nd Jemima Somerfield, Bessie (Jnr) 3rd Stacey Smith, Jack 4th Yvonne Bacon, Bertie Restricted Equitation 1st Abigail Shaw, Diamond Kitt 2nd Jemima Sommerfield, Bessie 3rd Yvonne Bacon, Bertie 4th Stacey Smith, Jack Intermediate Equitation 1st Lisa Lane,  Brooklyn Man (Adult) […]

Area AGM

Thank you to everyone who attended the Area AGM on the 10th of November.  Our Points winners for the year were as follows :  We will be running a Points system again next season so we hope many Area Members will support the shows within the Area during 2019. Novice Equitation 1st      Abigail Shaw    […]

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 […]

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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