Riding schools - Nancy Wheelers

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Riding schools - Nancy Wheelers

Postby justmo » 20 Feb 2012, 23:06

Does anyone have memories or photos of the ponies and horses at Nancy Wheelers Home Farm stables in Holme ? I learnt to ride there from 1965 to 1969 and remember Flicka,Sarah,Harding,Alexton,Chocolate,Titus,Timothy,Veronica,Rachel,Kim,Busby, Tea leaf, Moppet and Poppit,Thames, Piglet,- and all those mad canters on the beach in all weathers.
Anyone else ?
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Re: Riding schools - Nancy Wheelers

Postby novasinistra » 21 Feb 2012, 09:16

Yes!
I went there a couple of times....thought they were very posh!
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Re: Riding schools - Nancy Wheelers

Postby justmo » 21 Feb 2012, 17:28

It cost 12s 6d an hour for children and yes there were some snooty people there - but not all - I lived on a council estate and saved pennies to go on saturdays. I used to walk there from Hunstanton or sometimes get the bus. The lessons were hilarious and old fashioned military style "Heels down elbows in - give him a kick !" I would love to see photos of horse from that era if anyone has any to post, especially the hacks on the beach.
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Re: Riding schools - Nancy Wheelers

Postby Joanne » 04 Aug 2016, 12:51

That's where I learnt to ride, my mum susan wing ( Fisher) used to work there in the 60s with madge who had ulster, I Rode Tony,uncle and Leo lol miss those days x
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