Carrie Vinson Equestrian 

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Carrie Vinson Equestrian offers highly professional services in buying or selling horses, ponies, and equestrian gear. Carrie has been around horses all of her life and is very passionate about her business and animals, as a result she has established many positive relationships with like-minded people. Her business specialises in trying to match horses with riders to form the perfect partnership. She became a qualified BHS AI instructor in 2004, and in 2013 she was licensed to run her own riding school.

The past few months has seen a period of change here at CVE. Through circumstances beyond my control, we have had to move from our previous yard and began operating out of my own field next door. This has been a little bit of a set-back and took us back to basics, however, it has not stopped us! We are still functioning, the health and happiness of our horses comes first, and we are seeing success across the range of equestrian services that we have on offer; horse sales, riding school, hacking, schooling and breaking liveries, working liveries. We have been, and are still, developing our facilities so that we are able to offer the best environment in which to offer our services. We have just completed stage one, which has seen CVE change from a complete grass field to a yard with 4 stables, a beautiful ménage (with sand and rubber surface), tack store, an office and a portaloo. It has been hard work, and I could not have done this without the help and support of my working livery owners, and team of volunteers. I am looking forward to seeing my business grow and blossom, and helping my horses, and my past, current and future customers to enjoy equestrianism in any form that they can.





References and testimonials are available for all aspects of my business, and I have 100's of happy customers; if you would like to speak to any of these people then I am more than happy to arrange this. All of my horses & ponies for sale are open to trial, and any vets and instructors are welcome to come to the yard. I have supplied horses and ponies to many riding schools, RDA centres, and gain a lot of business through word of mouth. All horses and ponies are fully warrantied (with a full money back guarantee). Carrie's promise to you is to match the rider with their horse, and to tell you absolutely everything. Our horses are hacked both alone and in company, including over the M4 and M48. If you are looking for your Equine Partner this please call me to discuss your requirements.


All our horses are up to date with the farrier, worming, teeth and vaccination. 

***Horse Sales: Our published prices are subject to change at any time; this is based on the horses time with us and the work completed.  As you can understand the more work we put in, the more we need to ask****

The Riding School

Carrie Vinson Equestrian has a small but up and coming riding school, with a selection of horses and ponies who suit people of all different abilities. She is fully insured to teach children from the age of 4 years old. If you come to the riding school you will be personally taught by Carrie who is a qualified BHS AI. 

The riding school also offers:

  • Pony Parties
  • Group and Private Lessons
  • Pony Days
  • CVE Pony Sundays - running on Sundays with other ad hoc sessions


Please see the riding school page for more information!

The Horses for Sale

The horses that are for sale have been ridden by a variety of different riders including Carrie herself, and are schooled and hacked out (alone and in company) during the sales process


For information on the different horses and ponies that Carrie currently has available for sale please see the 'Horses for Sale' tab at the top of the page.

Schooling and Breaking Services

CVE is now able to offer a limited number of places for schooling.


Please contact us for further information if you are interested in breaking or schooling your equine.

Tack and Rugs for Sale

Carrie Vinson Equestrian also offer a variety of horse and rider wear for sale from rugs and tack to Jodphurs and boots. To see the horse and rider wear that is available to buy at extremely good prices please see the 'Tack and Rugs for Sale' tab, or join us on Facebook at Carrie Vinson Equestrian. Pre-payment is required.

Join us on Facebook for the latest information on horses for sale, schooling opportunities, riding lessons, and activities taking place at CVE


09/03/2015 07/04/2015 Own a pony day - 4 spaces left & 09/04/2015 Easter Egg Hunt

9/03/2015 Newly for sale welcome Ruby 14.2 hh Dun Irish Cob

01/03/2015 lead rein lessons reduced in March £10.  Group of 4 under 18's group lesson for £10pp

This is a March 2015 offer!

13/01/2015 - Activities and Events

The first of our activities for 2015 have been added to our Events page - please check out the page to see the fun you and your children could be having at CVE. More events to follow!

15/11/2014 - Helpers Wanted!

We are currently looking for helpers to assist with the riding school on weekends. Duties include stable management, horse care, tacking up, and leading ponies in lessons. Helpers are rewarded with riding opportunities Helpers MUST be over 12 years of age!

10/10/2014 - Halloween Parties on 31st October!

10 AM - 12 PM or 1 PM - 3PM.

Pony riding and Halloween games including; Pumpkin Carving, Apple Bobbing, Fancy Dress and lots more.

Daisy has her outfit ready - we look forward to seeing your little ghouls on the day!!

Limited spaces available, £20 per person, 50% deposit required to secure place.

10/10/2014 - Holiday Fun 28th October

Fun packed pony day, filled with lots of activities. Mounted and un-mounted. Limited spaces available £40

10/10/2014 - Pony Club Sunday 19th  Oct

Extended 3 hour session covering 2 stable management badges plus the Riding E Test! Limited numbers apply so book your child's place soon. £30

09/10/2014 - We Welcome Daisy May Vinson

Congratulations to Carrie who gave birth to Daisy on 8th October. We welcome you to the CVE family and cannot wait to meet you! xx

23/09/2014 - Fantastic Open Day!

We had a very successful Open Day on Sunday. It was great to see so many faces (new and familiar ones) there. We would like to thank you all for coming, and for the support that was given so willingly, and hope to see you all again at the yard soon.

Open Day: Sunday 21st September. 12:00 - 16:00.

Come and visit our new yard and see all that we have to offer! Programme to follow shortly, but we offer a fun filled afternoon with displays, opportunities to ride and meet the horses. We would love to see you all there!

09/09/2014 Photo Competition:

Submit your best pictures of you riding Tommy, Bubbles or Maple for use on our website. Winning entries, chosen by Carrie will win a half price lesson!. Closing date: 24th September 2014

09/09/2014 - Special Offer:

Book Sunday Club for all 4 weekends in October and receive a 25% discount (£60 must be paid upfront - the normal cost of 4 Sunday Club sessions is £80)


Introducing special lessons to take place on Mondays, catering for people with learning and physical disabilities. These are offered at a discounted rate - please contact us for further details.

*** Current restrictions mean the rider must be able to stand unaided and be able with assistance to mount and dismount a horse from a block***

1st September 2014:

Our new ménage has just been completed and we look forward to running our first lessons this weekend!