Bring on The WVS Performance Team!

It was an idea that hatched as we stared into the depths of the unfolding crisis of our lifetimes.  The shock of the temporary closure of the Stables by the lockdown was profound. […]

2020 Charity Ball raises £8,500!

What a fabulous evening! The Hotel du Vin did us proud and provided the perfect venue for our 2020 Charity Ball on Saturday 7th March. With 130 enthusiastic party goers, the evening proved a huge success […]

Horse Riding Instructor Vacancy

Exciting Opportunity to Join a Highly Respected, BHS/ABRS Approved Award Winning Riding School in London. Become one of our happy, motivated team of professionals looking after our valued Members… […]

Christmas Carol Concert 2019

For many, the Wimbledon Village Stables Annual Christmas Carol Concert signifies the start of Christmas. This year was no exception, as both services, generously sponsored by Andrew Scott Robertson, […]

Volunteering at WVS

Apply for Volunteering with WVS At Wimbledon Village Stables we believe in providing a first class service to our clients and it’s our team of super friendly, qualified staff and well-trained and happy horses that help to make this happen. […]

Work Experience at WVS

Apply for work experience with WVS At Wimbledon Village Stables we believe in providing a first class service to our clients and it’s our team of super friendly, qualified staff and well-trained and happy horses that help to make this happen. […]

Charity ride raises over £16,000!

2019 Sponsored Horse rides on 20th & 22nd October, 2019.  Over the course of two days Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park was transformed into a kaleidoscope of colour as the Wimbledon Village Stables riders in their vibrant costumes made their way around the 10 mile Sponsored Ride route. […]

Apply for an Apprenticeship at WVS

Apply for an apprenticeship at WVS This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to gain invaluable equine experience at an award winning riding stables situated in the heart of Wimbledon.  […]

WVS Charity Ball 2019 – £8500 Raised

Over 130 revellers celebrated in style at the 2019 Wimbledon Village Stables Charity Ball, held at the magnificent Hotel du Vin in Wimbledon.  This hugely popular annual event was generously sponsored by Robert Holmes, Sybarite, Sandra and Andrew Treagus and Cathy Gordon. […]

Met Mounted Police Talk at WVS

For the Police, in case of emergencies, we call 999.  For a really fantastic insight into the world mounted policing, call “Alan Hiscox”!  For fire, look at Alan’s pictures! […]

WVS Unsung Hero!

Wimbledon Village Stables (WVS) is proud to announce that one of its employees, Poppy Zafia Graves, was announced as the winner of the 2018 Haddon Training British Grooms Apprentice Award at a recent awards dinner hosted by the prestigious British Breeders Association. […]

Carols 2018 – £2,000 raised

Thank you to everyone who came to our Christmas Carols on 1st December and helped us to raise over £2,000 for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. We are very grateful to Andrew Scott Robertson […]

Charity Ride raises over £16,000

Thank you to everyone for all their support for our Annual Fancy Dress Sponsored Ride.  We have all had a fantastic time and it was brilliant being out in Richmond Park in this beautiful Autumn sunshine.  Thank you as well to everyone who has donated. […]

Members’ Talk – Confident Rider

Confident Rider – 16th May 2018.  Under starter’s orders – thinking literally “Out of the Box”, Claire, on Carol’s horse Jack (AKA Handsome Jack), leapt out of the stable… […]

The Dressage Dictionary

Mojca's new book The Dressage Dictionary is out! All the basic dressage movements and terms explained in clear and concise way. Get your copy for only £20 from the office.

WVS Carols

A fantastic amount of £1950 was raised at the annual Carol Service kindly sponsored by Andrew Scott Robertson […]

An Evening with Yogi Breisner

An Evening with Yogi Breisner at WVS November 2018 Meeting Yogi for the first time, straight away you feel that big circle of charisma which surrounds him.  Next, you experience his neat, kind, assured, always in-control, highly organised manner. […]

Sponsored Ride 2017

Storm Brian did not stop the 2017 WVS Sponsored Ride being an overwhelming success. Over the two days 38riders from Wimbledon Village Stables and their trusty steeds… […]

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. […]

£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. […]

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 […]

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

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! […]

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. […]

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 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. […]

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. […]