Facilities

On-Site Stabling

Stables 10×12 feet are available for rent either on show days or for the nights before during and after events.

We have 64 Luxury Barn Stables, 28 permanent stables plus we use Chaval Liberté temporary stables. 

The stables are disinfected with Equine Bio Fluid by Equine Bio Genie.

To book please go through Horse Monkey.

Wessex Arena

The Wessex Arena is 60m X 90m, the all-weather arena was constructed by Equestrian Surfaces with their Cushion Track Premier waxed surface. The waxed surface provides a proven consistent and reliable surface all year round.

Huish Arena with Derby Bank

The Huish Arena is 75m x 90m, the waxed surface provides a proven consistent and reliable surface all year round.

With brand new Derby Bank created by D&C GroundTec and Equestrian Surfaces, there will also be a run-off out of the arena, into a small water complex with a shute up to the top of the banking, leading back into the main arena. 

The waxed surface provides a proven consistent and reliable surface all year round.

Wayford Arena

The Wayford Arena is 65m x 35m, the Cushion Track Premier waxed surface provides a proven consistent and reliable surface all year round.

Cross Country Course

Our Arena Cross Country course is available till Mid-March, throughout the winter we hold a variety of Arena Eventing qualifiers – both as internal events and external hires.

We hold qualifiers for the BE Arena Eventing Championships in our 80cm/90cm/100 classes as well as our 70cm/80cm/90cm being Qualifiers for the NPS Arena Eventing Challenge Final.

We also run our own internal points league for our Arena Cross Country.

Show Jumping Courses

Our show jump courses consist of 4 full sets of BS jumps, including a wonderful variety of sponsored jumps – they make wonderful photo opportunities too!

We hold a vast variety of affiliated show jumping competitions and hold FEI Jumping CSI 1* CSI2* CSIYH1* (5,6 & 7) and CSIAm-A d.

We run an unaffiliated show jumping with an internal points league as well as being available to hire for external events.

Dressage Arenas With Boards

We have specific dressage arena hire with full white boards, great for those pre-competition training sessions.

We also run a large amount of unaffiliated, Quest, BD as well as external dressage events and Regional finals throughout the year. You can find our next dressage events on Horse Monkey.

We also hold our own internal points league for our dressage competions.

Viewing Bus

We like to do things a bit out of the ordinary at Chard, which is why while visiting us you will be able to watch the classes in our viewing bus!

As well as being able to watch the classes in the dry, we also offer an advertising package for those who would be interested in promoting their company using the bus.

Contact us to find out more about our advertising.

On-Site Saddlery

Forgotten that essential piece of tack?

Need to restock the feed room?

Our Saddlery and Feed store have it all, from the essential kit you may have left behind (which happens to us all!), to fantastic ranges of clothes and equipment to treat yourself to. As well as stocking the essentials – feed and bedding.

You can view our stockists here.

Food & Drink

Our food is all sourced from trustworthy suppliers. Our caterers are also able to provide special lunches for judges and officials at your event.

Facilities also include:

– Club House Cafe

– The Coffee House,

– Ice Cream Parlour

– Pizzaria

Licensed Bar

Yes, you read that right! Chard Equestrian has its own fully licensed bar.