The Facilities available at Court Bank Farm DIY Livery Yard and Equestrian Centre include:-
• Secure electric gated entrance to yard
• Secure parking
• Reception room with WC facilities, microwave, fridge and kettle
• 24hr CCTV is in operation on the whole yard for your safety
• Outdoor floodlit Martin Collins menage with quality mirrors
• Outdoor floodlit lunge pen measuring 14m diameter
• Modern Monarch stables with tack rooms to a very high standard
• All stables are fitted with automatic drinkers
• Hot wash
• Equine solarium with fast cool down fan
• Extensive off road farm and woodland rides
• Worm count program in operation for all horses
• Gentleshaw Common is just a 2-minute hack away, and Cannock Chase is only a 5-minute hack away which offers miles of bridleways with the opportunity to have a good long stretch of canter and to jump the occasional fallen log
• Located amongst quiet village country lanes
• Rug rack facilities
• Sick/isolation paddock available
• All paddocks have well maintained electric fencing, water troughs, and gates
• We have a policy of one horse per acre
• All fields are rested and weed treated during the summer period
• Muck skips with ramps are positioned by fields for ease of poo picking
• Wash down area
• Farrier box
• Up to date fire extinguishers are installed throughout the yard
Menage available to hire From 1st May 2018
Our new Menage will be available to hire from 1st May, we will be having a full course of show jumps including a few cross country jumps once a week and then we will alternate and have our 20m x 40m dressage arena set out the following week. The other days it will be an empty arena, you are welcome to set jumps out, cavaletti poles, dressage boards etc, however, they must be put away after use.
£25 an hour per horse
Extra Horse – £10 an hour
For more information and to book the facility please call the office on 01543 222 923 or 07903634912.
Terms & Conditions Of Hire
Save for death or personal injury caused by negligence, Court Bank Farm, or its employees (‘the hirers’) don’t accept any liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury or illness to riders, horses, owners, spectators, property, vehicles and their contents and accessories or any other person or property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence, breach of contract or in any other way whatsoever.
Riding, working with horses and handling horses can be dangerous and horses may be unpredictable. Persons using the facility do so at their own risk and the Hirers will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss.
All riders must wear a hat conforming to the current British standards at all times whilst mounted. Suitable footwear must be worn whilst mounted. All persons must be accompanied by another responsible person (who may be mounted or unmounted) who must have access to a mobile phone in order to summon assistance in the event of an emergency. Emergency telephone numbers will be printed on the facility sign at the entrance of the ménage.
All riders under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult and must be kept under control at all times.
Riders and their trainers, spectators and helpers must not cause a nuisance or disturbance to any other person using or at the premises.
The hirers are not responsible for the ground conditions or damage caused to the ground and/or cross-country fences/structures caused by other users and animals. The hirers are not responsible for other persons/animals using the facilities and/or for any person unlawfully using the facilities or trespassing onto the facility.
Trainers, coaches, teachers or any person taking responsibility for a rider must hold public liability insurance for no less than £2,000,000 (two million) and any person being a groom, rider or paid assistance onto the premises must hold employers liability insurance.
Dogs are not allowed on the premises.
The hirers reserve the right to cancel any reservation without notice. The hirers reserve the right to refuse admission.
By riding at the premises the rider accepts that they/their trainer or responsible adult has surveyed the facilities (and any obstacles such as show jumps or cross country jumps) and the ground conditions and understand that they/their trainer are responsible for assessing the suitability of the ground conditions and/or suitability, construction and maintenance of the jumps/obstacles/fences.
The hirers reserve the right to request that riders/trainers/owners or any other person using the facilities to leave in circumstances where in the opinion of the hirers and/or its management, a person is creating a dangerous situation, riding in a dangerous manner and/or where a person is mistreating a horse or acting irresponsibly. Where a person is asked to leave they must refrain from jumping any further jumps and immediately return to their mode of transport and remove the horse and themselves from the premises.
The hires recommend that the owner/keeper/rider of any horse using the facilities ensure that horse in respect of third party liability, injury, injury, veterinary fees and death. It is also recommended that all riders hold personal accident insurance.
Smoking is not permitted on the premises.
Please take all litter home and clear your horse’s droppings from the lorry/trailer parking bay.
Due to the nature of the Martin Collins surface, there is a strict poo picking policy in place. All bookings must either have someone on the ground to poo-pick whilst the horse is in the arena or they must dismount and get the poo up to save treading the poo into the surface. It is in your interest to make sure that everyone leaves the surface clean and as you found it free from poo.
Any equipment must be returned and stored away after use. All damages and breakages must be reported to the hirers and paid for.
Users are required to close the gates of all facilities whether entering or exiting the facilities.
You will need to fill in the form before you start
The ‘rider(s) is/are the person(s) using the facilities who are responsible for any trainer, spectator, groom, assistant or observer in attendance at the premises with the rider.
I have read and understood the above terms and conditions of using the facilities and the disclaimer of liability and confirm that I use the facilities at the premises entirely at my own risk.
Print Name (Rider)_______________________________________________________________
Signed (by responsible adult If applicable)_____________________________________________
NB Any accompanying instructor,trainer,parent,guardian,groom or helper should sign here & print name.