Charity Ball Success

Wimbledon Village Stables Charity Ball 2016 Once again the Stables Annual Ball held at Hotel du Vin, Cannizaro House was a resounding success; it was sold out with more than 150 people attending. […]

Winter Dressage Competition

The 2016 winter dressage competition was a huge success with a record number of entries. […]

2017 Dressage Results

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£4070 raised for The Brooke

The 2017 WVS Charity Ball raised an incredible £4070 for The Brooke. One hundred and ten WVS members, friends and family gathered at Woodlands Park Hotel, Cobham on Saturday 11th March. […]

WVS goes “Wild West” celebrating 35th Birthday

This fabulous fun event reached its emotional height as our sparkling instructors lined up in front of the guests, to capture that shared birthday moment.   […]

2017 Charity Ball Prizes & Sponsors

AUCTION PRIZES 2 x tickets for Britians Got Talent live semi-final, at Elstree Studios, Tuesday 30 May – Abi Doyle A pair of tickets to Badminton Horse Trials (4th or 5th May) and go on an exclusive course walk with International Event Rider Izzy Taylor – KBIS Equestrian Insurance Montage of Wimbledon Village – Patrick Steel 2 Members tickets to Chelsea Flower Show – Nenupher Clarke […]

Sponsored Ride – Day 1

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An Evening with Mary King

First time at Badminton for Mary was in 1992.  She could not believe the excitement.  Renowned for her lovely ability to smile whilst eventing, whether things are going well (or not!) we saw that lovely smile first hand, enthralled as Mary described her amazing career.  Presenting with great charm, warmth, energy and enthusiasm, Mary backed up the discussion with brilliant footage on DVDs, then withstood a good grilling from us in questions and answers. […]

WVS raises over £20,000

A heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped us raise over £20,000 for Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, The Holly Lodge Centre and W&PCC. […]

Members Show 2016

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Members Show

A bit of rain did not stop anyone from enjoying our Members’ Show which was very kindly sponsored this year by Peter Harrington. […]

Anyone for Tennis?

Wimbledon Village Stables is about half a mile away from the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the Wimbledon Fortnight is always a very exciting time for us.  The Village is buzzing and we get to meet lots of interesting people including players and their families.. […]

Martin Clunes visit to WVS

Doc Martin fans gathered in Wimbledon Village as Martin Clunes took a ride down memory lane The actor, above, brought his Clydesdale horse Bruce, wife Phillipa and daughter Emily for a ride on Wimbledon Common this morning, taking in the sights and his former home by the Fox and Grapes pub in Camp Road. […]

Annual Dressage Evening!

At the 3rd time of trying we had the most beautiful sunny evening for our annual dressage display on the common. There was a fantastic turnout of WVS members who certainly know how to picnic in style! […]

Wimbledon Guild Village Fair Results

The 25th Annual Village Fair was a great success!  The day was bathed in sunshine, there a wonderful atmosphere on the showgroud from start to finish.  We would like to thank all the sponsors and as well as the wonderful stewards who helped make the day run so efficiently! […]

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Summer Dressage Competition

Beautiful day for our Annual Dressage Competition. Thank you very much Lisa Fox for judging and Sash for writing. Results are … […]

Patrick Print Masterclass

A Masterly Evening on 29th July Patrick Print delivered a wonderful evening’s “training the trainers” event on the Common, informing, entertaining and charming us all with his passion for his subject; sharing valuable… […]

Exam Success

Congratulations to Dan, Eliza & Nadia who have all passed their BHS Stage 3 exam. […]

Success for our instructors!

We all know how amazing our instructors are but it’s always nice to see it confirmed in writing! Wimbledon Village Stables has become a regular feature in Horse & Hound recently, with instructors Jen, Mojca and Natalija getting mentions for their recent achievements in the dressage arena. […]

Fantastic Result for Jen & Minnie

Jen and Minnie had a great weekend away at Keysoe College EC in Milton Keynes representing the Southern Region of British Dressage. […]

Riding made Simple with Patrick Print

“Simply” – Riding made Simple! Café Rouge, on 4th November 2015, provided the lovely venue for another superb evening with freelance instructor and leading horsey authority, Patrick Print. “Is riding a sport – a hobby – a past time – or an art”? […]

2015 Annual Charity Ball

We were absolutely delighted that our 10th Annual Charity Ball raised an amazing £9,560 for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and World Horse Welfare. Over 220 guests attended, including the Chief Executive of the British Horse Society, Lynn Petersen and our local MP Stephen Hammond […]

Sponsorship for Jen & Glory Bea

Jen Hesketh and Glory Bea (Minnie) have secured sponsorship from global consultancy firm Project7 Consultancy. ‘We were looking for a fresh new area to branch out into and the equestrian discipline of dressage just fitted that criteria. […]

Christmas Carol Concert

Nearly four hundred people enjoyed the two magical Carol Concert performances on a wonderful crisp winter’s evening. We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Merton, the Leader of the Council, Stephen Alambritas, and our local MP, Stephen Hammond. […]

WVS Sponsored Horse Ride

We were thrilled to have raised the magnificent total of over £20,000 from our two 2014 Annual Sponsored Horse Rides.  The main charity to benefit was The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and we also gave smaller donations to The Holly Lodge Centre in Richmond Park and the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators. […]

Visit from Clare Balding

We were absolutely delighted that Clare Balding came to the Stables and met our Members.  She spent over an hour talking to people and signing copies of her new book ‘Walking Home: My Family and Other Rambles’ before attending the Wimbledon Bookfest on the Common. […]

Annual Awards Party

We had a great turnout for our Annual Awards Party at Hemingways and everyone enjoyed a fun evening.  The Awards were presented by the instructors and generated great excitement, with the wonderful Roger winning the prestigious ‘Horse of the Year’ award and Cookie taking ‘Pony of the Year’ for the third time! […]

The Members’ Show

The Annual Members’ Show in August was certainly the wettest on record! It poured all day but spirits were not dampened! Horses and riders were all beautifully turned out at the start of the day with Donna winning the Condition and Turnout prize. […]

Rupert Isaacson at Cannizaro

Rupert Isaacson, author of The Horse Boy and The Long Ride Home, gave a very interesting and informative Lecture Demonstration on the Horse Boy learning method for autistic and disabled children. […]

Royal Marsden Hospital

Caroline and Carol were very honoured to be invited to attend the opening by their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of the new Oak Centre at the Royal Marsden Hospital. […]

WVS Wins again!

Success at the Merton Business Awards for Wimbledon Village Stables, winning The Extra Mile Award, for businesses demonstrating how they have gone the ‘extra mile’ in supporting their local community. […]

WVS Celebrates Instructor of the Year

We are so proud to announce that our wonderful Yard Manager, Jen Hesketh has won The Association of British Riding Schools Instructor of the Year Award. […]

WVS Upgraded!

So proud to report that WVS sailed through the BHS Inspection by Sue Payne FBHS. “It was a pleasure to do the Where to Train Inspection for WImbledon Village Stables. […]

Summer dressage competition

Everyone enjoyed a great morning of dressage on the common. We would like to thank Lisa Fox for coming along to judge!  Well done everyone who took part. […]

WVS Summer Horse Show

We were very lucky to have amazing weather for the 2014 Horse Show, and with the sunshine came a record number of entries. […]

Honey and Hazy excel at PC Camp

Grace and Hazy and Katie and Honey had a wonderful time at Wimbledon Pony Club camp. They enjoyed three days of show jumping, dressage and cross country at Pachesham Equestrian Centre.  Horses and girls came away with a handful of prizes. […]