At Kingsmead we run a variety of events, activates and holiday programmes throughout the year
Weekly Activities through the Summer Holidays
Sessions will be available to book SHORTLY via ecpro (we will send out a notification - please don't call yet!) Sessions may be subject to change.
Please speak to you coach or hack leader to check what is suitable
INTRO TO MAIN SCHOOL LESSONS 45min group lessons to enable riders to progress to main school lessons (invite only)
Cost £35 with Chloe
JUNIOR HACKING One hour hacks (& longer hacks by arrangement for competent riders under 18
From £39 with Fiona
JUMPING A mix of clinics, clear round jumping and competitions From £35 with Chris & Chloe
FLATWORK Lateral work and dressage – focused sessions looking at dressage tests, how to develop your skills, improve scores and ride accurately Cost £35 with Chris
DEVELOPING HORSEMANSHIP Develop your understanding of why horses behave as they do and improve your horsemanship skills Cost £35 with Fiona
MINI CROSS COUNTRY ONE HOUR semi private lessons in the woods where riders will be introduced to XC jumps Cost £60 with Chloe (these sessions are weather dependant and will only go ahead if the ground is suitable)
PONY CLUB 2 hour session for PONY CLUB UK MEMBERS to learn more about caring for and riding their pony Cost £25
Friday AM with Ellie
EVENING ADULT HACKING Longer hacks with possible different routes or pub stops From £50 with Fiona
Private lessons and hacks can be booked as normal
Summer Activity Days and 'Kingsmead Pony Days
Summer Activity days are a full day of fun activities aimed at our younger/newer riders. Day includes a ridden session.
Kingsmead Pony days' are aimed at those who are a little bit older and are focused more on the care of the Kingsmead horses and ponies. Day Sessions can be found in the 'Activities' section on the 'Book a lesson' page of the ECPro website.Please be aware the places are limited
The Pony Club is the world's largest equestrian youth organisation, with over 30,000 Members in the UK alone. Become a Member to improve your riding, take part in a huge range of sports and activities, and learn vital skills!
Pony Club at Kingsmead, young people will learn more about ponies and how to care for them, the yard and how to keep themselves and ponies safe and loads more related to horses and riding!
Pony Club members will have the opportunity to work on achievement badges and progressive awards (much like in the Guides or Scouts).
Learning more about the ponies and working with them on the ground can have a profound affect on a young persons confidence and riding.
All participants would require membership with the Pony Club, which is an annual membership - trial sessions are available
Sessions cost £12.50, and as soon as we have been informed of a rider signing up with The Pony Club, we open the sessions up for them to book onto online.
We will be running additional activities for Pony Club members during school holidays.
For more information about Pony Club UK, or to sign up to the Pony Club membership, please visit The Pony Club Website https://pcuk.org/.
Adult Saddle Clubs
Monday Adult Saddle Club
This is a part ridden and part non ridden club for adult riders.
These engaging sessions will vary each week but will can include:
The ridden session can be either a hack or lesson
Limited spaces - Please check with the office for suitability before booking
Evening Adult Saddle Club with Fiona
A non ridden session on Confident Horse Confident Riders
Learn more in theses interactive sessions about how both your brain and that of your horse work. Develop ideas to put yourself at the centre of your riding.
And have fun
Every other Wednesday evening in the lodge from 6.00pm
Please note the evening club will not run during school holidays