FOR THE TENANTS
Tenants renting stables at the Northern Equestrian Centre are
given their own tack/feed area in a locked shed. Those renting
paddocks will have their own private feed/tack area adjacent to
A wash bay (with lights) is central to all stable
blocks. Full bathroom amenities, including hot showers, are
adjacent to the Indoor Arena. Facilities are provided for making
tea and coffee, and soft drinks are available for purchase.
Tenants have access to the all-weather outdoor
arenas including the 80m x 60m Showjumping arena and the 60mx
20m Dressage arena. There are also arena lights for those who
ride later in the day.
The Indoor Arena is available to Tenants free of
charge most weekday mornings prior to 8.00am except when there
is a show or clinic booked (there will be a small charge for the
use of lights if required). Tenants may also use the Indoor free
of charge on Monday evenings between 5.30pm – 7.00pm (lights
included). Outside of these times, Tenants may privately book
the Indoor Arena for periods of 30 minutes or more at a
Tenants can purchase quality feed from the NEC.
As well as chaff, oats, lucerne and hay, we sell a range of
Johnsons and Mitavite products.
Tenants are asked to keep stables in good order
with good quality sawdust bedding and shellgrit in the day
yards, at their own cost. Both sawdust and shellgrit can be
purchased through the NEC if required.
The NEC property primarily runs on rainwater
(filtered). Tenants are asked to conserve water,
especially in the summer period.
As well as agistment facilities, we offer a wide
range of services for the “horse owner”. Long or short-term
feeding, stable cleaning, exercising horses, etc can be arranged
at any time at an additional cost.
If you are interested in agistment, please contact
us to organise a mutually convenient time to meet and view the
RULES FOR THE TENANTS OF NEC
Effective August 2012
Stable Rent is to be paid two weeks in advance.
All Riders must wear approved safety hats and
riding boots whilst using the NEC property.
The speed limit on the Northern Equestrian
Centre property is 20km.
For your safety and the safety of others, horses
are not to be tied up in the stable block aisles.
Please saddle, rug and groom your horses in your stable.
Horses being shod or clipped may be tied-up the
open area of the back stable block. This area must be cleared
and swept up immediately after use. If you are not going to be
in attendance, please organise for the farrier to sweep all
trimmings and nails to one side and you can place in the bin on
your arrival. Farriers are not permitted to work in the
Stables must be cleaned daily and kept in good
order with sawdust and shellgrit topped up all year round. If
stables and yards are not kept to a satisfactory standard,
sawdust and shellgrit will be organised at your expense.
Paddocks are to be cleaned at least once a week and kept in good
order, including sawdust.
Please pick up your horse's manure off the
arena, wash bay, driveway & walkways. A wheelbarrow has been
made available near the seat under the tree for manure picked up
from the shellgrit arena. Empty wheelbarrows immediately after
use to make available for others.
Manure pit is for manure only. No string. No
Please keep aisle ways clear of all gear and
sweep daily (sort out a sweeping roster system between
yourselves). Only feed for the next morning or night should be
For security reasons, please keep rugs to a
minimum on the rack outside the front of your stable.
Feed and tack areas are to be kept clean at all
times. This includes the area outside where feed has been
delivered. No smoking in feed and tack areas.
Wash Bay is to be kept clean and tidy. Please pick
up manure, place rubbish in a bin and pack away your own items of
shampoo , hoof dressing, etc.
Windsuckers must have a wind-sucking collar on
all at times in stables & paddocks.
Ensure all sheds are locked and the lights are
turned off when you leave.
Automatic water troughs are provided in stables
and paddocks. Water buckets are not permitted without permission
from owners of NEC.
Please report any damages and maintenance
The NEC is private property and visitors must be
Inform us of any changes to your telephone
numbers etc, in case we need to contact you.
A Social Media Policy is in place.
Two week's notice is required if you intend to
give up your stable/paddock. Stables & paddocks are to be left
clean & tidy.