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Pony Days

These are practical days where children get the chance to learn many of the responsibilities of looking after a pony. Riding is also incuded with a mixture of instruction in the school and a ride out as well.

All sessions will be conducted in a relaxed atmosphere working with not only the children but also accompanying adults should they wish to stay. It is recommended that a seriuos of Pony Days are booked so that a reasonable standard of knowledge and care can be acheived.

Topics that can be covered in the course of a Pony Day are:

Ridden sessions.

Confidence building both mounted and dismounted. These sessions can be lead or assisted by helpers.

Games.

General Lesson sessions.

Jumping Instruction as and when the group are ready.

Instruction at show venues.  A confident experienced friendly helping hand at local shows.

Stable management sessions (following the Pony Club structure)

Grooming and Turnout.

Feet and the Farrier.

Clipping and Trimming.

Rugs, boots and bandages.

Feeding and worming.

Grassland management and poisonous plants.

When to call the vet.

Routine vaccinations and health care.

Show preparation and Class etiquette. Timetable for events for a show.

Loading and travelling you pony in safety.

Riding and Road Safety

Working holidays

You have the opportunity to come and stay with us, help out with the animals and the riding centre as well as ride and make some new friends!

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Ladies club

Image of a ponyIf you would like to ride affordably and help out around the centre, Ladies club may be just for you.

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Trail riding

Hill trekkingRough Highland country trail rides available.

Come and join us in these spectacular surroundings.

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Pony club

pony clubAre your kids wanting to learn more about horses and ride on a regular basis, Pony Club may be for them.

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