The Sunshine Centre for Theraputic Riding

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Mel Tomlinson Equestrian
South View Cottage
The Lane
Salters Lode
Downham Market
Norfolk, PE38 0DL
mel@meltomlinsonequestrian.co.uk
Mobile: 07717 553778
Phone: 01366 380301

Mel Tomlinson BHS Registered Instructor, RDA I , UKCC level 3 Registered Sports Coach.

The Sunshine centre for Therapeutic riding CIC, Not for profit organisation working along side Special needs schools and the care sector to deliver our schemes of work, We offer Therapeutic and Riding Theraphies, Pet assisted learning and are the only practioner in the East accredited and registered to deliver Rupert Issacsons Horseboy method- Autism Camps and play days. To find out more about Rupert Issacsons Horseboy method here.

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We offer:

  • Sunshine Centre for Therapeutic Riding using pets as Theraphy and Horseboy methods, at Salters Lode and other licenced venues across Norfolk
  • Equine facilitated learning
  • Therapeutic and riding therapies

We also provide:

  • NVQ and UKCC Training
  • BHS Accredited Riding and Road Safety Trainer - training offered at Your Yard
  • BHS Accredited Child Protection , Safe Guarding Children course presenter - delivering BEF Child protection courses in your area - Book Through British Horse society.
  • Private coaching of horse and Rider-Problem Solving
  • Training for BHS Stages 1 & 2 complete and BHS Stage 3 Care
  • BHS Horse owners certificates
  • Carriage driving lessons
  • B&B for you and your horse adjacent to Fenland bridleways ride along the Ouse and Bedford across the Fens. Handy for the beach and local woodland, £30.00 a Night
  • Professional staff cover for your yard or riding school at Competitive prices (from £15.00 per hour)
  • Private coaching £25.00 per hour

Over twenty years experience in the Equine Industry including managing a busy BHS approved Yard, and coaching riders to competition including the RDA National Dressage Championships at Hartpury College.



Pet sitting Service

Holiday Cover in your home, enjoy your Holiday knowing your pet and horse are enjoying theirs. Individual quotes tailored to your horses individual needs, Equines, Felines and Canines all pets catered for. Professional friendly reliable service at competitive prices Staff CRB Checked with good references Peace of mind knowing your home is not empty whilst you are away.

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Other services offered:

  • Clipping and Manes and Tails
  • Schooling, Backing
  • Dog and cat grooming by professional dog groomer
  • Equine therapies
  • Behavioral Problems? We can help

Give us a call to arrange a visit and to discuss your needs

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