Welcome fair 2019

28th-29th september

10am - 4pm

Come and meet us at the UCL Welcome Fair where we will be delighted to introduce ourselves and answer any questions you may have! This is also an opportunity to sign up to our mailing list, as we send out a weekly newsletter with all necessary information throughout the year (if you are unable to make the fair and wish to talk to us or sign up to the mailing list, please send us an e-mail!).

Welcome meeting + pub crawl

30th september

6pm - 8pm

Location: Foster Court 235

We will be hosting a Welcome meeting and Introductory talk for any prospective members. This will allow us to introduce the committee, club activities, our prospective calendar and talk about Teams for anyone interested (trials take place 2 days later so please let us know as soon as possible, preferably before the meeting if Teams interest you. Please see below). You will also be able to ask us questions and we will go out for a few drinks afterwards!  

Register your interest on the Facebook Event here to receive any news

Team trials 2018

Wednesday 2rd October

2pm - 4:30pm

Lee valley riding centre

Team trials will be hosted on Wednesday 3rd October in the afternoon at Lee Valley Riding Centre.

Trials will run a bit like a BUCS competition: you will have 5 minutes to warm up with an unknown horse and will then have to complete a short dressage test. Shortlisted riders will then be assessed jumping a short course on another horse.


Price per rider: £15 

If you are interested, please fill out the following survey and register your interest in the Facebook Event here. There is only limited space and we will have to make a selection based on what you tell us, so make sure you provide details! Please don't exaggerate your level as the horses used at trials may not be adapted to your capabilities: our priority is for riders, horses and people on the ground to remain safe and sound!

We will be meeting in front of the Bloomsbury theatre (TBC) and make our way to Lee Valley on public transport: please bring a valid Oyster card/contactless card! 


Wednesday 2nd October

8:30pm onwards


club tbc

Horse riding are going to Loop! Come and join us as we unwind after a hard (but fun) first few weeks at UCL. We have decided on a rather broad theme: "Horsey" and are fully expecting everyone to use their imagination... Whether you wear a t-shirt with a horse on the front or a fully fledged pantomime horse costume (although maybe don't, you might get a bit hot), we look forward to seeng you there! 

We will meet in Phones from 8:30pm onwards, and later make our way to Loop! Remember, entrance is £5 and the cloakroom is £2 (both paid in cash). 

Give it a go session for Beginners

Wednesday 9th October

1pm - 4pm

Lee valley riding centre

This event is held for prospective Horse Riding Club members and is aimed at beginner riders who have never ridden before/only ridden a few times. You will have a 30 minute lesson where you will learn to mount, dismount, start, stop, walk and try your hand out at trotting! 

Please dress appropriately: long hair tied up, long trousers, shoes/boots with a small heel (if you do not have any, you can borrow some from the riding centre as trainers are forbidden), clothes according to the weather as the lesson can take place outdoors.

We will be meeting in front of the Bloomsbury Theatre at 12:15 sharp and make our way to Lee Valley all together on public transport, so please bring a valid Oyster/contactless card. If you are unable to make the meeting point or time, please let us know so we can give you directions. The last session will start at 3:15 so please make sure you arrive at the riding centre before then.

If you arrive late, we will not be able to refund your ticket, please leave plenty of time and aim to get there at least 10min early.

Tickets will be on sale here. Price per person: £18

Royal Ascot Racecourse

Saturday 19th October

10:30am onwards

MEET around ucl TBC

Come join us as we spend the day at the Royal Ascot Racecourse watching the QIPCO British Champions Day on Saturday 19th October!

There's a special student ticket available by using the code “ STUDENTSBCD “: tickets will then be only 10£ for the first 3000 students!!
Information on how to buy the tickets: http://britishchampionsseries.com/students/

If you are planning to come, make sure you click “interested” on our event's Facebook page as more details will be posted on this page closer to the event, including when and where we could meet up to get there together.

Richmond Park Hack Ride

Saturday 9th November 

11AM - 1PM


(For riders comfortable in Walk, Trot and Canter on their own)

We are organising a hack in Richmond Saturday 9th November at 11AM with Stag Lodge Stables as a way to enjoy the last days of reading week before going back to uni! We will all have lunch together after the hack! It will be a great way of enjoying the natural scenery not too far away from central London! 

If you are interested in joining in, please contact our Activities' Officer
Victoria Goldberg (email: victoria.goldberg.18@ucl.ac.uk) as we need to know your level of riding (for safety reasons!) and because there are only a limited number of spaces available!

Horse Riding Club helps The Royal Parks

Friday 22th November 

9:30AM to 


Kensington Garden Park office, W22UH

Join us for a one-off volunteering experience in Kensington Gardens!
This would be a fantastic opportunity to get to know each other better while helping to manage one of London’s beautiful heathers.

For more information please visit:

If you wish to join us, you will need to register here: https://volunteer.royalparks.org.uk/vk/volunteers/registration.htm?pID=10066499

Once you have registered, put Going on our fb event page (https://facebook.com/events/1435583393255414/?ti=icl) so that we know who will be joining us!

Hope to see you there! 🌿

Horsey movie night 

wednesday 4th December


4pm - 6:20pm


ioe: 20 

Bedford way


room 539   

Hello fab horsey friends!

To start our Christmas festivities, and since there are no lessons this Wednesday, we're hosting a movie screening then heading off for a lovely little festive dinner :)

We'll be screening the iconic horsey film, Spirit! We'll be providing snacks for extra cosiness :) ( 4pm at IOE - 20 Bedford way room 539)

After the film we've got a reservation for a Christmas meal at the Marquis Cornwallis for 6:30!

Feel free to join for either or both- just let us know by clicking "going" so we can bring enough food and reserve enough seats !

After the meal for those of us wanting to continue the wholesomeness, we'll grab chill drink and a student bar tbc!

xmas dinner 


4th december  

6:30pm onwards

Marquis Cornwallis

Hello fab horsey friends!

To start our Christmas festivities, and since there are no lessons this Wednesday, we're hosting a movie screening then heading off for a lovely little festive dinner :)

We've got a reservation for a Christmas meal at the Marquis Cornwallis for 6:30! Address: 31 Marchmont St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AP.

Important!: let us know that you will be attending the dinner by clicking "going" on the event at least by Monday 2nd at noon so we reserve enough seats !

After the meal for those of us wanting to continue the wholesomeness, we'll grab chill drink and a student bar tbc!

Horse Riding x Cheerleading   

Wednesday 29th January  

7:30pm to 3am

student central 

SEA-We'd like to invite all you sons of Beaches 🏖️ to ULU for loop pres. We're gonna have a WHALE 🐳 of a time as we Dive into some drinking games. So succumb to PIER pressure and prepared to get SHIPfaced ⛵ cos we about to get WAVED 🌊 as Lightning meets (Sea)horse riding.

So come dressed ready to brace the murky waters of Loop and SPLASH all your cash on drinks. Shell-yeah!!

There are prizes for the best costume

Loop line of the week: Are you a Sea Lion?... Cos I wanna Sea you Lion on my bed tonight 😉



5th February  

8pm to 3am

student central 

This week UCL celebrates Pride in Sport, something very dear to us all at UCL Horse Riding and UCL Fencing! Pride in Sport aims to tackle Homo/Bi/Trans-Phobias in sport and to create a welcoming environment for anybody to participate in the sports community at UCL regardless of gender or sexuality.

For the first time ever, the union have organised a Glittoris Sports night! We'll be teaming up with UCL Fencing, (we shot the charity naked calendar together so we're already very well acquainted, so we can't wait to see them again!)

Glittoris is one of our FAVE events at UCL! It's an LGBT+ event and we love to celebrate LGBT+ culture. *FREE ENTRY* for all UCL Students, staff and guests, plus other UK Students (with valid university students card (NUS/UNiDAYS not valid).

We are SO excited about this sports night- and we cant wait to see all you guys there to celebrate diversity and inclusivity! Let there be (sustainable) glitter!!!!


Hosting a BUCS competition




9:30am onwards

lee valley riding centre

Hi everyone! We will be hosting a BUCS competition at Lee Valley Riding Centre on the 12th of February for our Team B!

We are very excited about that and we'd like to invite you to come watch and/or help us organise this competition.
There will be no lessons on that day.
If you are interested in coming, whether it's just to watch or to offer a helping hand, let us know by dropping us an email! 

Hope to see you there!

beach hack

Saturday 21st March

3:30pm onwards



Stay tuned for when the ticket will go online!


Where? Exact meeting point is to be confirmed.

Who? Riders need to be comfortable in walk, trot and canter (we will ask you to send us proof of your level for security reasons)

Price: £99 (doesn't include transportation or food) 


IMPORTANT: if you can't make it to the hack anymore, let us know ASAP: we will not refund the tickets but we will give you the contact details of another rider interested in joining the ride so that you can sell them your ticket.