Upcoming Events › For children
March 14, 2014
Come and join us at our evening dressage series and improve your test riding! For Members only.
There are five dates with each date including two dressage tests.
Each placing will earn a set amount of points and the person with the greatest number of points at the end of the competition in April wins the Championship.
Open to all ages, ride through two tests with those placed gathering points for the championship award on 25th April.
Learn two of these three tests: Intro A, Prelim 12 and/or Novice 24—all available from the office.
Commences at 5 p.m. and times will be provided. Entries close 5.2.14.
March 15, 2014
Our first Open Morning of 2014—so lovely weather requested! 10am-1 pm.
Do come, or even better bring your friends and relatives too, and enjoy free pony and tractor rides, face painting and our chocolate hunt through our woodland. This open morning will be based on the Mad March Hare, maybe we will even be lucky enough to see one! Refreshments also available, plus a free prize draw.
We all look forward to seeing you.
March 22, 2014
We are doing a five month course of the Pony Club badges necessary to achieve the internationally recognised Blue Cross certificate. With a two hour session once a month, you can do all 5 or just the ones that you don’t currently have.
This is the last in our series of five Pony Club Badge Rallies working towards the Blue Cross Equine Welfare Merit Badge which is achieved once attaining ten different badges.
Today is Equine First Aid and Feeding.
March 29, 2014
Our Saturday Pony Club Rally comprising of one hour riding and one hour of stable management working towards specific Pony Club subjects.
For Pony Club members at rider levels 4, 5 and 6. If you are not sure of your rider level, please ask the office 01243 530460.
March 31, 2014
Great fun for children!
These half days are particularly useful for introducing younger children to our activities.
Each Activity Day follows a specific theme with lots of fun and learning, a riding session in the morning followed by a team competition in the afternoon, with rosettes awarded at the end of the day.
In this instance is split into two half days, so come just for the morning or the afternoon, although you can still come for the whole day if preferred.
Split into small groups according to age and ability, there is also plenty of hands-on with the ponies and guaranteed friendships to be made.
Members: £60/Non-Members £80 10-12.30 or 1.30-4pm
Please note this is a private school holiday date only.
April 2, 2014
Our ever-popular riding camp! This is a non residential camp but hugely fun for all children attending.
The children follow a structured programme working towards the Camp competition on the final day, which parents are welcome to come and watch.
Split into groups according to age and ability they will make friends, win prizes and rosettes, whilst enjoying three days with their favorite pony.
Pony Club topics will also be covered and if your child is not a member you might like to consider joining them which is an inexpensive and simple process. Please do ask in the office how to do so.
Please note these are private school holiday dates only.
Members: £180/Non-Members £240
April 7, 2014
Come and join your appropriate Mini, Junior or Senior group for this essential day working towards exams, tests and badges.
Along with two riding sessions today’s topic will include practicing for the Pony Club Test Day on Thursday 9th as well as covering other topics and levels as is usual at all Pony Club rallies.
April 8, 2014
Have your favorite pony all to yourself for the day to ride and care for.
Including two riding sessions, these days are really all about how to look after your own pony and each Pony Owning Day will cover a specific pony care theme.
Loads of hands-on and much to learn whilst bonding with your pony and having fun along the way.
Members: £60/Non-Members £80
April 9, 2014
Ride a round of show jumps and get feedback from Amelia Thomson BHSAI, who also show jumps Quinn and Q.
Then ride the round again to see how much you have improved.
All the riding will be videoed and then move to the clubroom to play it back and discuss.
Adult riders are also most welcome to join in!
Members: £60/Non-Members £80
April 10, 2014
The Pony Club Training structure encourages Members to take tests which enables them to learn progressively about pony care and riding.
The tests are taken at recommended ages and are designed with certain objectives in mind.
Tests will include E, E+, D and D+. Please ask your instructor or the office if you are ready to take one of these tests.
Pony Club Members only.