Side Saddle Association Area 5

Welcome to Area 5


Schedules & Invitations

SSA Area 5 & 12 Training Clinic

Preparation for the equitation season flatwork woth Vanessa Hood

(SSA 'A' Instuctor and SSA Panel Judge) 

Sunday 7th April

Springbridge Stables, Countesthorpe Rd, Willoughby Waterleys, LE6 6UL. 

Please book at

or contact Karen Byrd 07976 264440


Novice Training Show Schedule  - Sunday 14th April 

Spring (HOPE) Show Schedule - Sunday 5th May

Pre Championship Show Schedule  - Saturday 6th July

Masters Show Schedule - Sunday 1st September



The Side Saddle Association
IS LOOKING FOR A WELL ORGANISED PERSON TO RUN THE SHOW AFFILIATION PROCESS  For the 2020 season onwards, commencing from 1st October 2019
Duties include: Acting as the S.S.A. primary point of contact for Affiliating Shows Guiding and liaising with Shows through the Affiliation process (Creating the Shows & Fixtures Booklet and regularly updating the listing,  Handling Affiliation Forms, Proof Reading Schedules, Dispatching Rosettes) Maintaining the required Spreadsheets  Liaising with designated S.S.A. Council Members as required
Requirements: Candidates should be available to liaise and assist Shows during working hours  (the busiest time is November to May)  have their own Computer, Printer, Full Internet Access, Basic Record Keeping skills and space to be able to sort and store Rosettes
Out of pocket expenses (excluding travel) and an Honorarium will be paid Please apply, no later than 1st June 2019 to:  Ms S M Lane, SSA Hon Gen Secretary, The Lodge, Glebe Farm, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, LE9 6PG


Download schedules by clicking on the links below:


Sunday 24th February 2019 On Foot Rally, Plum Park Farm, Paulerspury, Towcester, NN12 6LQ.
Sunday 7th April - Area 5 Spring Training Clinic @ Springbridge Stables, Countesthorpe Road, Willoughby Waterleys LE8 6UL
Sunday 14th April - Spring Training Show @ Manor Farm, Murcott, Oxfordshire, OX5 2RF.  Classes:  Novice Equitation
Intermediate Equitation Open Equitation
Sunday 5th May - Area 5 Spring Show within the HOPE Show at Onley Grounds, Rugby
Classes Intermediate Equitation, Junior Equitation, Open Equitation with Sir Lancelot, Best Horse or Pony, Classical
Concours d’Elegance. Overall Championship
Saturday 6 July - Pre Championship Show, Willicote Equestrian Centre, Campden Rd, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8LN.  Classes: Intermediate Equitation, Open Equitation, Test Riding & jumping
2nd to 4th August 2019 - SSA National Show @ Addington Manor EC 
1st September 2019 - The Sheila Rowland Master Class Championship Show @ Warwickshire College
Moreton Morrell Lane Warwick CV35 9BL


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