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Welcome to the Thorndon Park Showing Team

DRIVEN BY EXCELLENCE

Thorndon Park is one of the most successful and prolific winning show producers in the United Kingdom. We offer a comprehensive training and production facility taking novice young horses, training them and preparing them for the show ring. We are able to offer a complete service from handling youngstock through to breaking to ride or drive. We will develop their training programme in readiness for showing including showing in-hand, under saddle or carriage driving. We have an enviable and formidable reputation for outstanding success in the show ring including qualifying 5 turnouts in the same class at Horse of the Year Show. We welcome enquiries for the training and production of new equines and are proud to offer the following training and production services:


TRAINING

We take clients unbroken or novice horses and prepare them for a structured training programme.


PRODUCTION

We continue training development and preparation for their chosen disciplines


SHOWING

We prepare our clients horses with advanced training and presentation ready for the show ring

SEARCH FOR A STAR

We are offering a unique and free to enter competition for young carriage drivers interested in a place in the highly coveted Thorndon Park Showing Team based here in Essex for the 2022 Season. Using our wonderful Lexi as our schoolmaster, we are offering a multi award winning Private Driving turnout to a suitable winner with the opportunity  to train, mentored and if suitable, compete in a selection of carriage driving classes at local and national shows. This remarkable opportinity is open to all young drivers aged 14 to 18 including  novices to experienced. To enter, simply email a brief resumé with pictures and tell us why you should win this competition!

There is no financial cost or reward in this competiton and winner will need to be available at weekends and show days for training and competing. Own transport will be require to attend  training. Due to the nature of the sport, competitors must have physical abilities and a minimum height to undertake the task. Further details will be abailable on request.

Entries close 1 March 2022. We reserve the right to accept and decline entries.


ABILITIES

Discover our range of abilities that makes us the best in the land

HACKNEYS

The aristocrat of the show ring

WELSH COBS

The worlds most versatile breed

NEW DRIVERS

Discover a great way to learn to drive

IN HAND

Starting youngstock off in hand

RIDDEN

Developing their skills under saddle

DRIVEN

Expanding their abilities in harness

HARNESS

Explore the magic of their action

EXERCISE

The starting point for any driven turnout

PRIVATE DRIVING

The finest traditional driving

TRADE

Step back in time and discover trade driving

COACHING

The pinnacle of carriage driving

SUCCESS

The team that achieves the dream

CONTACT US
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