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Southern School Masters Club

a Certified Equine 

Association (CEA) accredited 


Southern Schoolmasters Western
About Us

About Us

Located in the Wild West of Surrey, we are the South's premier Western horse riding club.

Everyone at Southern Schoolmasters always aims to please with high standards and a professional service within a relaxed, fun, friendly atmosphere.

Our club will provide regular, bespoke Horsemanship Clinics with 1st class instruction from the UK's best demonstrators, hiring local arenas.

To become a member of this Club you must have your own horse.


Tina Aston

Tina trains with Andrew Plant, - one of the UK's top Professional Reiners, she has also trained with Lee Rutter, David Deptford, Sam Magdaleno, Doug Allen and David Lloyd a member of WES. 

Since meeting David Lloyd, he helped Tina make the transition from "English" and Tina now rides both Western and Dressage style of riding. Tina is an accomplished horsewoman.

Tina is now concentrating on creating Clinics to suit all levels of riders and horses.

Tina created Southern Schoolmasters over 20 years ago and continues to grow the business.


Kirsty Hewitt

Kirsty has been riding since the age of 10 and working with horses since she was 14.

Kirsty studied at Merrist Wood College and graduated after 3 years with a first and national diploma.


Kirsty started working for Southern Schoolmasters in October 2011 and since working at Southern Schoolmasters, she manages the running of the yard and care of horses.

Kirsty is a level 2 WES instructor and she continues to develop her skills training with one of the UK’s reining champion, Andrew Plant and  western judge David Lloyd.

 Guest Trainers


Andrew Plant

Rookie Pro Reserve European Champion, with years of professional experience, Andrew provides excellent tuition and knowledge for his clients, especially problem solving and helping clients overcome their issues, giving them confidence to achieve their goals.

Andrew believes in kind methods of starting young stock and training older horses in both Western & English style and he will train you and your horse to suit your own individual requirements, in disciplines pleasure / ranch riding / reining or just leisure riding.

Southern Schoolmasters David Lloyd

David Lloyd

David Lloyd is a member of WES  Western Equestrian Society. David is also a Western Judge.


David will teach you the natural way to communicate with your horse in a calm and gentle way that your horse will understand.

Meet the Team

Meet the Team
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