Entries by CCTC

A Taste of Après-Horse

A Taste of Après-Horse at Cannock Chase Trekking Centre When I  gave up modelling for a career with horses, I dreamed of establishing an equestrian centre that would bring visitors flocking to my beloved Cannock Chase, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Since establishing Cannock Chase Trekking Centre, we receive around 17,000 visitors per year, all enjoying the […]

Construction Project Weeks 7-12

Becoming a reality The whole construction project has become reality now!  We’re coming ever nearer to the time when we will actually be riding in the indoor arena or sipping coffee and eating cake in the visitors’ centre.  The pace of construction really stepped up after week seven when we started to see the shape […]

New Equestrian Centre

Progress on our New Equestrian Centre – Weeks 4, 5 & 6 What a surprise I had when I returned home from a few days away to discover we now had the complete framework of an indoor arena, the first building that will be complete for our new equestrian centre!  I just can’t believe how […]

New Development – Weeks 2 & 3

We’re two more weeks into our new build now and progress so far has been amazing with all the ground works pretty much completed.  We can barely take our eyes off it because we can see changes every day. Week 2 – 1st February 2016 Week two saw the massive excavations extended and the foundations […]

Starting the Build. Off to a Flying Start!

The Trekking Centre’s New Development WEEK 1 – 25th January 2016 It’s happening at last – our fabulous new trekking centre is underway and I can’t believe the progress we’ve made in just a few days. After all the planning and dreaming – and all the delays and red tape – the contractors have arrived […]

Top Tips For Buying A Horse

Buying a new horse can be a minefield, especially for the inexperienced. I must have looked at hundreds of horses for sale since I set up the trekking centre here on Cannock Chase and over the years I have developed my own checklist that I go through when I’m viewing a potential new candidate. When […]