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Weekly schedule for lessons from 3 July 2019

Time

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

9.00am          

Level 4

Level 6

10.00am

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Level 5

Level 5

11.00am

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Level 1

Level 3

12.00pm

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

University
Club

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Level 2

Level 2

1.00pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Level 3

Level 3

2.00pm

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual/
restricted
lessons

Level 1

Level 4

3.00pm

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual
lessons

Individual/
restricted
lessons

Intro-
ductory
session

Level 1

4.00pm

Private
Group

Private
Group

Level 2
until 5pm

Level 3
until 5pm

 

Pony rides:

Saturdays & Sundays 10.00am
10.30am
11.00am
11.30am

5.15pm

Livery

Livery

Livery

Livery

6.15pm  

Level 4

Level 5

 

7.15pm  

Level 5

Adult only Level 2

8.15pm

 

Level 6

Adult only Level 3

Braids & Trek:

Daily

Braids: 11am / 3pm
Trek: 12pm /2pm

Classes alternate between flat work and jumping week to week and they change every SUNDAY. See dates.

If only one person in group lesson, lesson will last for 45mins.

Adult riders = 14 yrs plus

Private lessons, evening rides etc. Please ask for details.

An indication of the standards

Introductory Session

The introductory session is designed to improve clients safety and awareness near horses. Within this session you will be given a short tour of the stables, shown which clothing, footwear and size of helmet are appropriate. You will also be shown how to lead, mount and dismount a pony/horse, and have a short ride learning the basics of 'start, stop, and steer' (total 1 hour).

Level 1

Rider under 14 years old with no prior experience apart from intro session - Adult may attend if they wish.

Level 2

Learning to ride working towards rising trot without assistance (under 14 yrs after doing level 1).

Level 3

Learning to canter and pole work. Working on jumping position.

Level 4

Confident cantering and balanced over a single fence

Level 5

Capable of trotting without stirrups, cantering, & course of small jumps

Level 6

Confident of jumping a small course of jumps and cantering circles, lateral work

Ride outs

Treks

Walk & trot only
12.00pm, 2.00pm daily
All treks will spend time in arena to make sure clients are comfortable before leaving to ride out.

Braids Rides

Walk, trot & canter
11.00am, 3.00pm daily
Clients on the braids ride must be able to walk, trot and canter.

Restricted rides
(private group)

charged same rate as restricted lesson - but will go at groups own capability.

New clients should complete the rider registration form before the first visit and make us aware of any change in circumstance. Riding is a risk sport and clients are recommended to have their own personal accident insurance.

Recommended ages
For safety we recommend children should be:

Group lesson

from 5 years

1/2 hour individual lesson

from 3-4 years

1 hour ride

from 8 years

Pony ride

18 months up to 10 years

We have insurance in place for any age but these are our guidelines to make riding enjoyable and safe.


 Proprietor: Caroline Buckle BA, BHS II, TRSSCO, PC'A'

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