Rider Using Horse Simulator


Our Rider Performance Centre offers a wide range of services for riders of all levels and disciplines.

An assessment of posture, position and function by osteopath Liz Launder using the Eventing Simulator. This assessment reveals your postural strengths and weaknesses, highlighting areas of asymmetry and identifying how you can develop your position to become a pain-free, more effective rider.

Various packages are available, including individual clinics and group options. Contact riderperformance@hartpury.ac.uk or call 01452 702669 to book. 

You can hire the Racewood Eventing Simulator by the hour with an assistant to guide you through the functions in dressage, showjumping, cross country and hacking. Great to improve your riding, gain confidence or just have fun with friends. Groups, parties (such as birthday parties) and own instructors are welcome.

Please contact riderperformance@hartpury.ac.uk or call 01452 702669 to book.

The Mark 10 Racing simulator is available for hire to jockeys and coaches to supplement their fitness or work on technique. Weight limit of 12 stone.

Please contact riderperformance@hartpury.ac.uk or call 01452 702669 to book.

Our centre is ideal for hosting external courses and workshops. You can hire our simulator room, gym, classroom and treatment room as a package or individually depending on your requirements. If required, bespoke courses can be designed utilising Hartpury’s academic staff to create a course tailored to your group or squad requirements. Hartpury’s team of experts can be hired to run informative sessions on a range of topics including postural awareness, rider psychology, fitness, nutrition, etc.

Please contact riderperformance@hartpury.ac.uk to discuss your requirements.

As a leading educational establishment, Hartpury University is committed to advancing industry knowledge and practice through research. Our extensive involvement in studies helps us to better understand rider performance and to identify more effective ways in which to train and rehabilitate riders.

Please contact kathryn.nankervis@hartpury.ac.uk to see how we can help with your research.

Our osteopath Liz Launder holds regular treatment clinics, including deep tissue massage, acupuncture, electrotherapy and ultrasound. She is usually treating at Hartpury twice a week, on most Tuesdays and Thursdays. Daytime and evening appointments are available and other days can be arranged if needed. Gym/exercise sessions are also available. Please call 07765 226995 to book an appointment.