If you have completed your Covid Induction and are coming to visit Broadlands please click the button.

If you are coming several times in the week click once on a Monday morning.

Volunteers and riders

at last we have a chance to reopen Broadlands RDA

It's been a while coming but we are here, the start of the next part of the journey to having you all back in our fabulous environment on a regular basis.

We have completed over 60 Covid Inductions and will be holding individual or small group inductions as necessary when you come back.  We achieved the required RDA standard to restart riders.  We have aimed to make this as simple as possible ensuring your safety, using guidance from the RDA.  It will be a paperless process, if you get stuck please call or email Nigel - 07789 430892.

Step 1: Please watch the presentation below and complete the form linked on the last slide.

​Step 2: Complete the relevant application form available below and email to the office

Step 3: Book a convenient date with Nigel to visit the stable and receive your Covid Induction day

Step 4: Before attending the site please click the Covid Safe button at the top to confirm you do not have any Covid symptons and do this at least once a week before you attend

Step 5: Attend your Covid induction, enjoy being back safely and see what we have been up to.

If you have any questions or worries please email Sarah Mancini our Trustee for safeguarding here.

Riders when visiting Broadlands

We would like you to use the 2m spacing rule, please bear this in mind thoughout any visits.

There are safe routes for entry and exit highlighted on the map and we request you adhere to them, reducing the risk of spreading the disease and keeping everyone safe.

  • Please bring a pair of riding gloves

  • A face mask is not required

  • When parking please leave 2m between vehicles

  • There will be no tea/coffe/water available on site.

  • The Gallery will be closed.

  • If you use the cloakroom, when finished please wipe down all surfaces with the cloth and sanitiser provided.

  • The cloakroom, feed room, hay barn (old and new) and stables are all single person access only.

  • The tack room is 2 person access


Please come prepared to make your donation by card payment or prepay by bank transfer.

Our bank details are:

Bank  CAF

Account name Broadlands Group

Sort Code: 405240

Account: 00029242

Please use your surname and ride date as a reference

Understanding Covid-19 and staying safe

Please use the buttons at the bottom of the presentation to scroll through, you can see it full screen with the button bottom right.  Best viewed on a pc, mac or tablet.


When you get to the end of the presentation please click the link and complete your details.


There are two sections to complete through the process and you can access the form from the button below.

Thank you.

When the form opens please add your email address and name and tick the relevant box.


Please complete Application form below and email when you are ready to come back

Covid Safe Certificate

Sign up for 'clean-up' days

Below are the jobs that will need doing.  There will be a list on the Whiteboard in front of the Gallery door with the jobs for that day.  If you would like to volunteer please rememebr the Covid guidelines, you must: book in via Doodle, follow the one way system, sanitise your hands on arrival, smile and enjoy yourselves.  To match the jobs the relevant tools will be out for the day's work, please replace them from where you got them when finished.  Hopefully taking these steps will keep you safe and allow you to have a good time.  When you are finished if you would like to have a socially distanced lunch in the park please let us know, so we can leave ours at home that day ;-)

Picking up droppings.

Sweeping cobbles.

Clearing out old hay barn.

Cleaning stable wall.

Cleaning cobwebs in stables.

Clearing nettles off muck heap.

Cleaning stable windows and doors.

Cleaning gallery windows.

Tidy tool shed.

Grooming. (only two each session)

Cleaning tack.

Walking a pony.

Cutting and collecting docks in the Big Field and Park.

Picking up fallen branches in the Big Field and Park.

Clearing the dell in the Big Field.

Picking up flint stones in the Big Field.

Trimming overhanging/low hanging hedge/tree branches.

​Pulling Ragwort and Foxglove.

The first jobs will take advantae of the weather and focus on work in the Big Field and Park.  Please ensure you wear relevant togs and bring good gloves forworking tieht the docks, ragwort, foxgloves,  dead wood and stones.  If you have a pair of secateurs please bring them for getting rid of the docks.

Doodle link for booking your slot.  Thank you and please take care

You're not the only one that doesn't know

How do I fill in the Application form or Covid Safe form?

Click the link to the relevant form for you On the Open With box select Word or your default word processor and click OK When the document opens click the yellow Enable Editing box at the top Click in the Click or Tab boxes and fill in the information When finished click File, Save As and place it somewhere you can find it on your machine Open an email and attach the form and send to Sit back smile at your achievement and have a cuppa not long now until you are back to see us:-)

Do I need to wear PPE?

We are requesting you wear riding gloves and your usual riding kit to stay safe. If you wish to wear a face mask you may. It is not mandatory as we are workng in an outside environment and sticking to the 2m social distancing guidlines. If you do decide to wear a face mask please let us know so we can ensure you are with a pony that won't be concerned.

I am an exisitng volunteer do I need to complete a new Application form?

We are asking everyone to complete the forms. We have created them online to make this as simple ss possibe. This will give us a new starting point for having everything online, your original starting date and years of service will not be affected.

What are you going to do when the school children start back?

We will decide the phases for riders to return as the Covid conditions and our preparations allow. Currently we are preparing for the most able independent Saturday riders, this should be followed by the most able holiday riders ensuring they can each ride safely with us. We plan to review the return of the school children once they return to school after the summer break.

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