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Equestrian Centre

Young lady in riding gear with horse

Coleg Gwent’s Equestrian Centre at our Usk campus, runs equine events and is also available for hire. Regular events include unaffiliated dressage and show jumping for all ages and abilities, and inspiring professional lectures from professional vets, to information on the latest trends and techniques. All take place throughout the year and are open to the public.

For the latest information, call the yard office on 01495 333682 or email equine.events@coleggwent.ac.uk.

Facilities and conference hire

Our purpose-built indoor (54m x 30m) and outdoor (40m x 60m) arenas are available for hire by groups or individuals. Both have modern, state of the art, all weather surfaces We have a full course of Jump4Joy showjumps available for hire, along with a course of arena XC fences. Additionally, competition equipment can be hired by prior arrangement, subject to availability. Our classrooms and communal areas are also available to hire which include vending machines, WC facilities and a kitchen area.

Hire charges

  • Indoor arena £25 per hour
  • Outdoor arena £20 per hour
  • Hire of show jumps and/or arena XC fences £5 per hour (breakages to be paid for)
  • Seminar/classroom from £75 per half day
  • Indoor arena for events (daily rate, 8am – 6pm) £200
  • Indoor arena for events (half day, up to 4 hours) £100
  • Outdoor arena for events (full day, 8am – 6pm) £150
  • Outdoor arena for events (half day, up to 4 hours) £75
  • Show jump hire for events £50


All visiting horses must be fully vaccinated against Equine Influenza and horse passports made available for inspection.

Please note, the latest booking is 7pm – 8pm. All visitors must vacate the premises by 8:30pm.

Terms & conditions

For terms of use and booking conditions, please click here.