FLYING Start Riding centre have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Equestrian Business Awards 2022 in the Riding School of the Year category.

The small, dedicated team based in Monkton Heathfield, teaches children from age 3 and up all aspects of riding, stable management and equine care.

Vicky Wyatt, owner and head coach, said: "We are overwhelmed and honoured to be shortlisted as a finalist, it’s amazing to see the hard work, dedicated and love that we all have being recognised."

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The awards ceremony is being held in October and Vicky and the team from Flying Start are looking forward to attending and seeing the outcome.

The other two finalists are Pakefield Riding School and East Bolden Riding Centre.