Livery News

Monday 30th April - no turn out this week @ LMF


    Posted: 01/05/2012

    Despite the recent heavy rain we will be going ahead with our May Day Show. However therre will be a slight change, classes will be held in our Indoor Arenas. The showjumping will classes will feature in our Indoor Arena, Working Hunter Classes in our Covered Arena and the Inhand may still go ahead in the field. If that is not an option we will look to hold these classes in the arena located at Little Mascal Farm, 2 mins away from our main yard. Lorry parking will be available on the yard. We very much look forward to welcoming all competitors to this event come rain or shine :)

  • MMRC Presents Gillian Higgins and Horses Inside Out Demonstration

    Posted: 19/04/2012

    MMRC Presents Gillian Higgins and Horses Inside Out Demonstration 

    Painting the skeleton and musculature on the side of horses really helps to bring this subject to life. Whether to groups or individuals, Gillian looks at how understanding equine anatomy, biomechanics and physiology can help:

    • Improve performance
    • Reduce Injury
    • Maintain top physiological condition
    • Manage horses for optimum muscular health

    Gillian is dynamic and enthusiastic, passionate about equine anatomy and biomechanics and works with the comfort and welfare of the horse in mind. Informative and interactive talks are of interest to Riders, Coaches, Instructors, Students, Therapists, Clubs and Equestrian Centres.

    Topics for groups include:

    • How the Horse Moves
    • Pilates and Stretching for Horses
    • Dressage from an Anatomical Perspective
    • Jumping from an Anatomical Approach
    • The Muscles and Skeleton in Motion
    • Warm-up for Performance
    • The Practical Application of Anatomy and Biomechanics
    • Back Problems and Athletic Injury
    • Massage for Horse Owners
    • Tendons and Ligaments of the Lower Leg
    • Anatomy of the Digestive System
    • Dissection Courses

    Venue : Mount Mascal Stables, Stable Lane (off Vicarage Road) Bexley DA5 2AW
    Date: 29th June 2012
    Start Time: 7pm
    Ticket Price: £20.00,
    in advance
    MMRC: £15.00

    For tickets please contact:
    Lesley Quinn
    07920 842877

    Heather Gilbert

  • New Notice - Health & Safety

    Posted: 22/02/2012


    With effect from today, no child under 12 years should either turn out/bring in a pony/horse from any field on site unaccompanied by a Parent/nominated adult.This person should be at the child’s side in the field, not at the gate/fence. It is the responsibility of the parent/nominated adult to assess the field and decide before entering whether the child should be with them.

    Read the full article

  • Woodland Trust Annual Permit 2012

    Posted: 20/02/2012

    We are pleased to announce that the permit price for Joydens Wood will remain the same for 2012.

    Download Annual Woodland Trust Application Form

  • Young Leaders Equestrian Award - YELA

    Posted: 04/02/2012

    YELA – a GREAT way to volunteer & get an award!

    YELA is a great scheme that enables young people (aged 13-25) who love the sport of equestrianism to volunteer their time and gain an award into the bargain.

    Our congratulations go to Sally Stoddart, who has just become the first Pony Club member to receive the prestigious Bronze Young Equestrian Leader’s Award (YELA) at Mount Mascal Stables.

    Read Sally’s report below to find out what this award involves and the benefits & fun of taking part in the YELA scheme!

    Read the full article

  • Take Back The Reins - 2012 Course Released

    Posted: 01/02/2012

    Take Back the Reins (TBTR) is the exciting initiative - supported by HOOF and Sport England - launched in 2011 to encourage new, 'returner' and existing adult riders to enjoy a unique combination of equestrian instruction and mentoring.

    Read the full article


    Posted: 25/01/2012

    This year we are excited to announce a fantastic prize for our annual Summer Series Dressage competition. We have 2 tickets for the Dressage section of the 3 Day Event. The event will take place in Greenwich Park on the 29th July 2012. Schedules for the Summer Series are now live in the events section. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

  • Land Management - Livery Turn Out

    Posted: 18/01/2012

    Turn out at Little Mascal Farm will be intermitent during the wetter weather. Please refer to Livery News page or Members page on our site for our land manaagement updates or register with our Twitter account for news and updates as and when they happen! Thank you.

  • Festive Events

    Posted: 08/12/2011

    Our Fancy Dress Dressage on 27th December is always a firm favourite - see events for schedules.
    Our New Year Show on 2nd January is always fun and entertaining - see events for schedules.

  • Lesson Promotion: B10G1F

    Posted: 08/12/2011

    Our ever popular buy ten lesson vouchers get one free is back again for the festive period. It makes an unusual but great present and, for those of you with more than one member of the family riding, it makes really good sense to take advantage of it. This offer expires at the end of February 2012.