Clubs and Schools Directory

The BHAA has a growing number of volunteer-run horseback archery clubs across the UK ideal for people who have access to a horse. If you just want to try out horseback archery or you don’t have access to a horse, several commercial riding centres are affiliated with the BHAA. There are three ways to get safe and accredited horseback archery coaching:

You can use the list below to search for a club, school or freelance coach near you.

If you are interested in setting up a club, becoming an affiliated school or becoming a coach see the information below:

Emily Massey

I am a fully qualified and insured freelance Horseback Archery Coach based in the North West of England, covering Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Scottish Borders, Durham,…

 Freelance Coach /  Cumbria

Rebecca Sweetman

London Horseback Archers is a work in progress. Today the active horseback archers in London train ground archery regularly at 2020 Archery in Bermondsey (www.2020archery.co.uk)…

  • Coach Name: Becca Sweetman
  • Are horses available for hire?: No

 Clubs /  Greater London

John Goodwin

RVMA is an Accrington based club established in 2018, with clinics throughout the year for both ground and mounted archery. New members are always welcome!

 Clubs /  Lancashire

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We offer a variety of activities centred around the non-traditional sporting discipline of archery, which can help to forge a path to life-long engagement in…

  • Are horses available for hire?: Yes

 Affiliated Schools /  Leicestershire

Kelly Ude-Martinez

Taught by qualified and experienced horseback archery instructors, you will first learn to use your bow from the ground learning to nock and shoot your…

  • Are horses available for hire?: Yes

 Affiliated Schools /  Warwickshire

Helen

Founded in 2015, Cotteswold Mounted Archers is a small group of horseback archers in Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire who get together regularly to train and…

 Clubs /  Gloucestershire

Claire Sawyer

South Downs Horse Archers was established in 2016 by Claire & Dan Sawyer. It is based in West Sussex in the Chichester area. Claire is…

 Clubs /  West Sussex

Bethany Martin

Scottish Borders Horseback Archers is a British Horseback Archery Association affiliated club based at Lanton Hill Farm, Jedburgh, TD8 6SY, in the Scottish Borders. Our…

 Clubs /  Scotland

Paul Naybour

Dimitri Christou is a British Horseback Archery Association (BHAA) Club Coach. He has represented both Great Britain and Greece internationally, and is now based at…

  • Coach Name: Dimitri Christou
  • Are horses available for hire?: Yes

 Affiliated Schools /  Berkshire

Alex Austin

FHA is a small friendly club for Horseback Archery in the Forest of Dean (Monmouthshire).  We have training sessions and enter friendly competitions and challenges,…

 Clubs /  Monmouthshire

Nic West

Small club started in 2021 in Dursley, Gloucestershire. We work towards BHAA qualifications and take part in BHAA and IHAA postal matches. Coach Nic is…

 Clubs /  Gloucestershire

Claire Hall

Dragon Mounted Archers is a new club which covers mainly Ceredigion but also Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire borders. We hold regular mounted and ground sessions with…

 Clubs /  Cardiganshire

Hazel Curtis

Friendly, fun and supportive Horseback Archery Club covering Edinburgh and Lothian areas of Scotland. Membership and Club training and events available.

 Clubs /  West Lothian

Simon Harding

I am a fully insured, qualified, freelance, horseback archery coach. I can teach anyone who can provide their own horses and field.

 Freelance Coach /  Essex

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  • Are horses available for hire?: No

 Clubs /  Hampshire

Michael Ruby

I’m a member of CMA and based in Marlborough, Wiltshire. As a rider and archer for several decades I finally combined the two disciplines in…

  • Coach Name: Michael Ruby
  • Are horses available for hire?: No

 Clubs /  Wiltshire

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High Weald Horseback Archers is affiliated with the British Horseback Archery Association. We train for both competition and enjoyment in a regular basis. Get in…

 East Sussex

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  • Are horses available for hire?: No

 Clubs /  UK

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My name is Oisin Curtis, a Freelance Horseback Archery Coach, based in Cornwall, and covering the South West of England

 Freelance Coach /  Cornwall

BHAA support to set up a new club

If you’re interested in setting up a Horseback Archery Club or if you’d like to become an Affiliated School then please do get in touch (britishhorsebackarchery@gmail.com). 

Clubs are set up by a minimum of 3 people and have access to the following benefits:

  • Can apply for a start-up grant (~£450 worth of equipment)
  • Club has recognition as an entity separate from the individuals e.g. the Club can handle its own finances
  • Mutual support network across the country

Affiliated Schools 

Affiliated Schools are existing riding schools where you can learn horseback archery on a riding school horse, take BHAA qualifications and gradings. They also benefit from:

  • Support from the BHAA on matters related to horseback archery
  • Promotion by the BHAA via the website, facebook group and newsletter to secure new regular clients or for training events and competitions
  • Non-BHAA members can access lower pricing for grading

If you are interested in becoming a BHAA affiliate riding school then please contact us at britishhorsebackarchery@gmail.com

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