About Sparrow Oast

Welcome to Sparrow Oast

Welcome to Sparrow Oast, the home of the “Happy” horse. Our aim is to provide a relaxed and friendly environment for you to enjoy your horse whilst receiving a professional and caring service. Great care is taken to understand fully the individual requirements of each horse and rider. Full training livery is available all year round.

Dressage Simulator

Our training centre specialises in postural awareness of both horse and rider. The fully interactive training simulator has made a fantastic addition to our facility. By working closely with other practitioners such as osteopaths we can provide an all round service of care to horse and rider. With the installation of a Cyclo-ssage Pro Personal Therapy System we are able to offer riders every opportunity to help relieve tension and improve their posture both on and off their horse.

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1 week ago

Sparrow Oast

When you have sweated, cried, hit the wine because your horse is taking so long to get self carriage. Then one day it all just happens.
#samsara #ulrikmolgaard #hannahbiggs #gavinscofield #charlenebaker #louisacuomo
And a big thanks to everyone else in my team.
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When you have sweated, cried, hit the wine because your horse is taking so long to get self carriage. Then one day it all just happens. 
#samsara #ulrikmolgaard #hannahbiggs #gavinscofield #charlenebaker #louisacuomo
And a big thanks to everyone else in my team.

 

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I'm still dreaming of that day.....

Great photo

What a truly marvellous achievement and what a feeling indeed! Huge well done to you both ⭐️. Xxx

Yay I knew you would get there - never doubt your abilities Nicola Jane Bell!! xx

Yes !

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1 week ago

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When things are not going to plan in a schooling session. Stop, think, feel.
Remember our Sparrow saying

Posture + Balance = Performance.
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I needed that this morning 😁

1 week ago

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Today I started working with our competition winner Yasmin. Using Hoggy we started on straightening Yasmin up so that she could identify when she was equal on her sitting bones. We then took our work and applied it to her riding on Velvet. Focusing on their combined straightness and balance. Over the lesson they achieved a much lighter, straighter, better balanced way of going where Velvet was no longer pulling her rider forward. We will be doing a follow up session next week to assess her progress. ... See MoreSee Less

Today I started working with our competition winner Yasmin. Using Hoggy we started on straightening Yasmin up so that she could identify when she was equal on her sitting bones. We then took our work and applied it to her riding on Velvet. Focusing on their combined straightness and balance. Over the lesson they achieved a much lighter, straighter, better balanced way of going where Velvet was no longer pulling her rider forward. We will be doing a follow up session next week to assess her progress.

 

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Amazing Yasmin Ullah ❤️

I honestly can’t believe the change in just one session! Hoggy is awesome and coach Nicola isn’t too bad either 😉. Thank you so much for my amazing double session on Hoggy and in the saddle with Velvet. We learnt so much and look forward to working on our exercises at home. Velvet felt super and I left feeling so much more aware of posture/balance/how/why, I was driving on “both bum bones” all the way home! ⭐️ xxx

Fantastic well done xx happy new year to you xx💕💕

Big postural change 👍

Wow look at the difference!! Amazing Yasmin Ullah 🤩 xxxxx

Excellent, I did this with Alexandra Technique and was amazed st difference it has made to my seat

I absolutely love Nicola's training! Well done Yasmin 👍

Fabulous well done Yasmin Ullah

Yup, makes a lot of difference on your horse

Amazing. I’ve just got bsck from mechanical horse was really good xx

Huge difference well done xx

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1 week ago

Sparrow Oast

New Year, new you? Let me help you start the year right and achieve those new year resolutions! With a huge amount of experience, including 6 years on the World Class programme, over 40 CDI's, 3 Junior & Young Rider European Championships, 5 Nations Cup appearances and 9 Regional and National titles. I have coached riders all round the UK and the world, from young budding dressage riders to Olympic event riders. Due to popular demand, I now have some spaces for new pupils, so get in touch now! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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