At Farnham Riding School, we strive to offer a high standard of horse care and professional equine tuition, across all disciplines in a top quality environment.

A coaching team with over 100 years’ experience in horses between them, will ensure that your personal riding goals are achieved. Whether you ride for pleasure or wish to compete at any level, in any discipline our team is able to support, guide and advise you.

Our team of passionate, gentle and educated grooms and grounds men take care of the facilities and make sure that your horse is kept in top quality condition, receiving the very best care around the clock.

From our fully stocked clubhouse, through to a team of friendly and efficient office staff to assist you, we promise that your time at Farnham will be a stress free and enjoyable experience.

Our vision is to provide a safe, educational and family-orientated environment for all ages.

Tamar Gliksman

Tamar Gliksman has had a passion for horses her whole life, starting as a child rider and working her way up through the industry. Tamar currently competes at the top level in show jumping. She is a qualified SANEF and FEI Level 2 instructor.

Her strengths lie in schooling horses and taking them up the grades as well as instructing and advising riders of all levels in their individual competition careers.

Tamar is passionate about the sport, having achieved great success in both her riding career and her business career with Farnham Riding School.

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Victoria Ford

Vicky was riding since before she could walk. She grew up with horses, getting her first pony at 2. Horses have been her passion for 30 years. Vicky has competed in many disciplines. The highlight of her competitive career was representing South Africa at the 2014 Altech World Equestrian Games in Normandy. Her dream is to compete at the Olympics.

Vicky specialises in dressage, seat correction and the horse’s way of going but is an all-round rider and coach. She enjoys the SANESA shows, helping and supporting her pupils at the dressage, Prix Caprilli, equitation and showing arenas.

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Petrus Mashiri

Starting his career off as a groom, Petrus joined the Farnham family in 2006. Tamar saw his passion for the horses and riders and guided him on the right path to becoming a qualified coach. An absolute legend at Farnham, Petrus is well loved by pupils, parents and ponies across the board. Specialising in novice and special needs pupils, Petrus has a special knack for getting any rider to learn and enjoy their lessons. His bubbly personality, soft-spoken manner and fun approach provides a proper foundation for riders wanting to step into a competitive career.

Petrus is also the go-to coach for any “Pony Party” and is often seen on pony camps with a swarm of little children at his feet.