2016 CHILDRENS CAMP ITINERARY 16th – 19th August – £335

Tuesday 16th August – 10am arrive

  • 10am Children arrive and unpack into their tents and mess tent getting ready for the week ahead
  • x1 1hr group rides (all rides will be either indoors, outdoors or in the field show jumping or x country, weather permitting)
  • x1 1hr lecture
  • lunch
  • x1 1hr lecture
  • x1 1hr group rides (all rides will be either indoors, outdoors or in the field show jumping or x country, weather permitting)
  • children will be caring for their pony (own pony or riding school pony) which will be supervised throughout the day
  • dinner
  • all children will have shower!! in the shower blocks
  • games night with Anna & John

Wednesday 17th August

  • 30am muck out and groom their ponies
  • breakfast
  • x1 1hr group rides (abilities will be grouped together for maximum benefit)
  • x1 1hr dressage test practice on foot
  • children will be caring for their pony (own pony or riding school pony) which will be supervised throughout the day
  • Lunch
  • x1 1hr group rides (abilities will be grouped together for maximum benefit)
  • x1 1hr course walking, riding good lines lecture
  • muck out their ponies, all children will have a shower!
  • Dinner
  • Movie night & popcorn

Thursday 18th August

  • 30 muck out and groom their pony
  • Breakfast
  • x1 1hr group rides (abilities will be grouped together for maximum benefit)
  • x1 1hr lecture/practical’s
  • children will be caring for their pony (own pony or riding school pony) which will be supervised throughout the day
  • Lunch
  • x1 1hr group rides (abilities will be grouped together for maximum benefit)
  • x1 1hr lecture/practical’s
  • muck out their ponies, all children will have a shower!
  • Dinner
  • Chill! Prepare for the competition the next day

Friday 19th August

  • 30 muck out and groom their pony
  • Breakfast
  • Competition – One Day Event where each will compete a dressage test and a round of show jumping. Riders will be in teams for this final day competition. This will be a great end to a fun packed week, allowing the children to go home with a rosette and score sheet from the final days competition.
  • parents are welcome to come and watch/help with the final days competition – any help will be greatly appreciated!
  • Lunch
  • Competition & results presentation
  • 4pm Finish

What will be included?

  • Breakfast ( Wed, Thurs, Fri,)
  • Lunch (Tue, Wed, Thurs, Fri)
  • Dinner (Tue, Wed, Thurs)
  • Children with their own ponies will be provided with a stable (straw bed, shaving beds are limited and will only be provided with 2 bales of shavings)
  • Children without their own pony will be provided with a school pony
  • 24hr supervision Tue 10am – Fri 4pm.
  • Evening entertainment
  • Examples of lectures: loading, lunging, bandaging, tack etc

What you need to bring

  • Body protector
  • Blow up bed or similar camp bed
  • Bedding, (sleeping bag and a duvet and pillow)
  • Snacks or pocket money for the vending machine in case they want chocolate!
  • Torch
  • Waterproof clothing
  • Teddy bear?
  • Towels for their shower, every night
  • Wash bag (flannel, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste)
  • Those with their own ponies need to bring, hay, feed tack etc as we will only provide a stable and use of the mucking out tools.

How to book

You must pay a £50 deposit when booking by the 31st May 16 (which is non-refundable after 1.7.16). The balance must be paid before 31st July 16. Card or cash is acceptable.

Please pay the deposit in person and complete a camp form

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