BTA Newcomer Training - November 20 2016

We are holding a training day for newcomers to come and try our sport on November 20. The venue will be the Knights of Middle England Headquarters, Guys Cliffe, Coventry Road, Warwick CV34 5YD.

The day will give you an introduction to our sport, starting on foot to run through safety drills and techniques, followed by a mounted session in the afternoon.

All participants must be competent to gallop single-handed. Riding skills will be assessed on the day and anyone who does not meet the minimum riding standards may be asked to step down for safety reasons.

You are welcome to bring your own horse but you must desensitise your horse to pegs on the floor and carrying a dummy weapon before the training day. Read more details on How to Get Started here>

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The venue hosts have a selected number of suitable horses available to hire for anyone without their own horse or who would prefer to learn on an experienced mount. The cost of horse hire is £90. Please book your horse hire directly with the Knights of Middle England:

Call 01926 400401 or email  ​


1000 Assemble; Brief; Wooden horse drills


1230 Lunch


1330 Mounted Session 1 – max 8 riders

1500 Mounted Session 2 – max 8 riders


1630 Debrief

1700 Ends


All participants need to be members of the British Tentpegging Association for insurance purposes.

You can join as a day member for £10

You can join as a full member for £30 - this will take you up to the end of 2017

To bring your own horse £15

For those hiring horses from the Knights of Middle England £90 (see details above)

**You MUST have completed an online membership form prior to the day and transferred your payment / sent your cheque to the Membership Secretary (and been received)**


Book your place:

Contact Kelly at the Knights of Middle England directly to book your place (if you are hiring a horse or bringing your own) on 01926 400401 or email  ​


If you have any questions about the day, please contact BTA Training Officer Maj. David Puckey on:

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