Brackenhurst Equestrian Centre

Venue: Brackenhurst Equestrian Centre

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Address: Brackenhurst Equestrian Centre, , Nottingham Trent University, Southwell, NG25 0QF

Venue Detail

Located at Nottingham  University facilities include

Mary King Arena

The centre’s 60 x 40 metres indoor riding arena includes:

  • a 279-person seating gallery
  • indoor cross country and show jumps
  • a camera system to record training and research
  • a large screen with a record and playback facility.
Outdoor riding school
  • 60 x 40 metres with waxed sand and fibre surface
  • enclosed by fences
  • fully floodlit
  • full range of showjumps and 3 cross country fences.
Research arena
  • 40 x 20 metres waxed sand surface enclosed by fencing to allow loose schooling
  • observation holes in the fence to reduce influence on natural behaviour.
  • a variety of housing for stabling horses from individual stabling in American barns to crew yards and pens
Park Hill

Located a short drive from our main equestrian centre, Park Hill is home to:

  • five re-homed semi-feral ponies
  • grazing paddocks with field shelters, a round pen and an all-weather surface area for working with the horses.
Equine Centre Classroom
  • seats 24
  • fully installed audio visual equipment.
  • with stabling for over 30 DIY student liveries
Performance Analysis Room
  • mechanical horse
  • iJoy Ride
  • Balimo chair
  • Tekscan pressure testing equipment and mirrors.
Technical Room
  • computer equipment for use during project work
  • used for downloading data from cameras, heart rate monitors, mobile eye and other data collecting equipment.
And much more…
  • cross country schooling paddock
  • horse walker
  • round pens for lunging / research
  • stocks and solarium
  • washbox
  • project rooms for staff and student research
  • large lecture rooms
  • laboratory facilities.