Meet our horses and ponies 🙂
Nancy is Tanya’s daughters old pony, having done a bit of everything with her she joined us in 2016 and has proved a very popular pony among the younger riders. She enjoys jumping as well as loving playing horseball.
Misty is now retired from the school
Misty is one of the “Inadown originals”, having been with us for over ten years she has taught many generations to ride in her time. A firm favourite with lots of younger riders Misty does a bit of everything, from lead rein lessons to showjumping and dressage.
Lolly has been with us for several years now, coming to us at the age of four where she originally came from the New Forest and was a ride and drive pony. Lolly’s favourite thing to do is jump and you will also find her out hacking.
Marley again came from the New Forest and is one of our most popular hack horses, she also enjoys work in the school and jumping. Marley also assists with the riding for the disabled and is a really friendly big cob.
Dolly – now gone to stud to breed a foal for next year
Dolly joined us in 2016, you will find her escorting a lot of our hacks out as well as doing some lessons in the school. Another of our big friendly faces around the yard.
Dora came from Ireland in 2016, she is one of our biggest horses and a firm favourite with the staff and you will find her out hacking as well as in the school, she also loves to jump.
Roxy, again, is one of our most popular hack horses, a real big softy. She enjoys jumping and school work, as well as going out competing at dressage (winning her first competition!.
(photo on the way)
Dennis (known apart from Menace by his white tail) is one of our smaller ponies, he does it all from lead reins to jump lessons and in the summer you will find him out on the mini cross country course teaching the kids the ropes!
Menace (black tail) again is one of our smaller pones, although don’t let his little legs fool you – he finds his springs and you will find him in the big jump lessons as well as the beginners. He is an all rounder pony who steps up and down the gears with the riders doing everything from lead reins to horseball and cross country.
Cami has been with us since 2014 and since has proven popular among many in the riding school. She regularly does group lessons, hacks and jumping.
Fifi is another one of our riding for the disabled ponies, as well as being able to step up and do group lessons, she is often found out hacking which she enjoys.
Mr.B now retired from the school
Mr.B is another one of older horses, a real schoolmaster who does a wide variety of our activities and lessons. He takes part in horseball, dressage competitions as well as showjumping and riding for the disabled. Mr.B also enjoys going out hunting.
Newbe takes part in all our activities, one of our popular ponies. He does everything including hacking, show jumping, gymkhana games and a wide range of our group lessons.
You will find Bernard out hacking, which he would quite happily do all day long! He is one of our most used hacking ponies and really loves his job.
Romeo is one of our working liveries, his owner often takes him on hacks, he also enjoys going to the beach.
Pickles is one of our younger ponies but is quite happy to take part in all activities and lessons, he enjoys hacking out. He is another of our riding for the disabled ponies.
Samson is proving good competition in our dressage competitions, he loves to work on the flat but also takes part in jump lessons and hacks.
Henry is one of our longest residents at Inadown and a real friendly cob. His laid back attitude makes him a popular choice for a relaxing hack as well as a popular for our disabled riders. He also enjoys jumping and loves being out on the cross country course.
Manny again is used in a wide range of our lessons and activities, he enjoys hacking out, jumping, cross country as well as horseball.
Archie is one of our most popular ponies in the school, he loves to please and takes part in everything. He enjoys New Forest rides (having originally come from there) as well as cross country and much more!
Our oldest resident, Buster is now retired from riding school life but still loves to come up for a groom and a cuddle. He has taught many generations to ride and is very happy just munching grass in the field now.
Mary came to us in the summer of 2016, she is an ex-show jumper and one of our bigger horses. Used for the more advanced riders Mary loves to please, enjoying flatwork but most of all jumping.
Splash came from Ireland in 2016, she previously did a lot of hunting. She is proving a firm favourite among the teenagers and adults and is very willing and fun to ride. She loves to jump and escorts our hacks out.
Merlin is on loan to Inadown after retiring from a successful eventing career. She now is used for our disabled riders and hack escorts but still loves to have some fun and go to the gallops or play horseball.
Dave is a popular among our adult riders enjoying flatwork and jumping.
Scotty is one of our working liveries and a favourite with both children and adults, Scotty used to do a lot of pony club and still enjoys competing and fun rides with his owner.
Jasper is another one of our working liveries and again a firm favourite among many, he loves to jump and in summer you will often find him out in the field show-jumping. He also takes part in many of our group and private lessons in the school.
Buddy is a working livery, his owner enjoys taking him out to competitions especially showjumping and cross country. He is a popular choice in lessons.
Piglet is yet another of our working liveries, you will often find her our hacking which she loves. Her owner loves taking her out hacking and cross country.
Strider is another working livery, a real school master type he does a wide range of lessons. His owner also enjoys taking him out competing and hacking.
Dougal joined Inadown early 2017, he is currently being broken in and enjoys going for hacks at the moment, keep your eyes out for him in the future!
Sally is a firm favourite between many of our younger teen riders, she loves to do a bit of everything especially jumping!
Bertie joined us alongside Dougal, he is enjoying some time in the field to settle in and will start to do some work and be broken in soon.
Lakey is another of our working liveries, he works well on the flat and likes to jump as well as doing some hacking. His loaner enjoys taking him out for long hacks.
(photo on the way)
Another of our happy hacking ponies, Bruno loves to amble round the countryside and you will find him on many of our childrens/teenagers hacks.
Theo is a 14.2 bay gelding, a bit of a schoolmaster at most things including horseball. One who can accommodate all riders.
Woody is a proper horse as the teenagers like to say! He works nicely on the flat and enjoys his jumping both sj and xc. A popular choice with the teenagers and adults.
A familiar face – Robbie was with us a couple of years ago on working livery. We are happy to say he is now part of the riding school. A lovely all rounder pony and a popular choice with the kids!
Mandy and Puzzle
Bam-Bam and Nutmeg
Sky and Beanie