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Autumn & Oct school holidays programme

Date

Activity

Times

Details

Sat 17th September

Saddle Club

10:00-12:00

We will be learning about related distances for the riding part and continue learning about horse health for the practical session. Cost £12

Sat 24th September

Saddle Club

PC rally

10:00-12:00

13:00-15:30

We will go out on a hack and learn about riding out in the countryside.

We will be covering syllabus of the Perfect Paddock Achievement Badge

Sat 1st October

Saddle Club

10:00-12:00

Vaulting is on the agenda for this saddle club! Bring conformable clothing and footwear! Cost £12

Sat 8th October

Saddle Club

PC rally

10:00-12:00

13:00-15:30

We will concentrate on improving riding position and balance for the riding part and learning about different types of bits for the theory part. Cost £12

We will continue working towards a Equine First Aid Badge. Cost £6

Mon 10th October

Mini Stable Day

10:00-13:00

Learn about ponies and how to look after them, followed by a riding lesson. Minimum age – 5 y.o. Bring a snack and waterproof clothing. Booking is necessary. £15

Wed 12th October

Own a pony Morning

10:00-13:00

Groom, tuck up and ride your pony assigned to you for the morning, followed by riding. Bring waterproof clothing and a snack. £15

Saturday 15th October

Saddle Club

10:00 – 12:00

We plan to have this Saddle club designated to Mounted game, which is a great way of keeping fun up! £12

Sunday 16th October

Mounted

Treasure Hunt

10:00 – 12:00

As per many requests of our customers, we will be running our treasure hunt again! You will be searching for the treasure hidden in the surrounding woods and area! Great fun activity for children over 5 y.o. Bring waterproof clothing. Booking is necessary £15

Monday 17th & Tue 18st October

Two-day PONY CLUB CAMP

10:00-16:00

Two-day Pony Club camp – opened to members of Pony Club UK. We will be working towards sitting various levels of Pony Club tests, which would be organised on the last day of the camp. Lots of fun competitions and activities will be involved in all two days! £30

Friday 21th October

Mini Stable Day

10:00-13:00

Learn about ponies and how to look after them, followed by a riding lesson. Minimum age – 5 y.o. Bring a snack and waterproof clothing. Booking is necessary. £15

Saturday 22nd Oct

Saddle Club

10:00 – 12:00

We plan to go on a trek and learn about local history and wildlife. £12

Sunday 23rd October

Trekking Adventure

10:00-16:00

A fantastic day out with a picnic in a countryside. Bring waterproof clothing and packed lunch. Please book in advance as number of ponies is limited! Minimum age – 9 y.o. £30

Sunday 23rd October

Horses in The Forest Laggan

11:00-15:00

A day in the Forest with Horses and Ponies at Strathmashie, Laggan at Wolftrax MTB Base Camp. Lead Rein Rides, Carriage Rides, Bring your own Horse or Pony or Borrow one from NRC to ride through the forest -No Min age – Pony and Carriage Rides from. £2.00

Saturday 29th October

Saddle Club

10:00 – 12:00

Halloween Party! Lots of fun Halloween games involving ponies, wearing a Halloween costume is a must! Prizes for the best costumes! £12

Sept and October

Training and Exams etc

Call for Training Times and Plans

Fri 23rd Sept – TRSS Ride Leader Exam. Sat 1st Oct BHS Riding and Road Safety Exam, Sun Oct 2nd Oct – Pony Club Instructor Accreditation and Standard Setting – Call for more Training Info.


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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