New Year, New Start, New You

We have lots of activities taking place in 2018, from Riding Club to Take Back The Reins to Side Saddle.

 

Below you can find information on what we have going on this January and February

 

To book on any of the days or for further information, please speak to an Instructor today - 0113 2556615

Riding Club

Join the Riding Club today - membership forms can be downloaded from our website and membership is just £20 for the year, This gives you access to exclusive Riding Club Training Evenings, Clinics and Camps. As well as social evenings and points and discounts at competitions throughout the year.

Thursday 11th January

Mounted Games Evening

6-8pm

£20 pp

To include supper

 

Thursday 18th January

Exercising Your Horse From The Ground Evening

6-8pm

£15pp

To inlcude supper

 

Thursday 25th January

Social & Quiz Night

£5 pp (open to both members and non members)

Tickets to be purchased before the night

 

Side Saddle

Monday 12th February

10:30 - 16:00

Venue: Back Lane Stables

Guest Instructor: Lisa Lane

£40 pp to include lunch

 

Have a Go Side Saddle Day

 

Included in the day will be lectures and riding side saddle, plus the chance for you to ask any questions you may have relating to riding sideways.

 

Limited spaces available

 

To secure a place - call Gemma / Anne on 0113 2556615

BHS Ride Safe Course

Back Lane Stables are pleased to announce they are now able to offer training towards the brand new British Horse Society  (BHS) Ride Safe Award.

 

Training will be held over a 5 week period with a final assessment been held by the BHS.

 

This assessment is invaluable not only for those who wish to pursue a career within the equine industry but for anyone who hacks out on a regular basis.

 

The training dates are:

Monday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Feburary 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

 

The assessment will be held during the day on Monday 5th March 2018

 

The cost of the training is £120. An additional fee for the award is payable direct to the BHS.

 

The course is limited to 16 candidates so please book early to avoid disappointment.

 

For more information contact Alison on 07985798436

Pony Club

We have a brand new programme in place for 2018, which can be found in a copy of our newsletter (please collect from the office)

 

As well as the usual lessons, which will be covering all equestrain disciplines. We are happy to announce we are hosting a Lunging and Long Reining Evening on the 8th February - 18:00 to 19:30 - £15 pp

 

For further information or to secure a place, please speak to an Instructor today.

 

We will also be hosting a Quiz Night - open to all of our Pony Club Riders and Parents - Date and Venue TBA

February Half Term

Lots to do over the February Half Term - for further information / to secure a place on any of the days we offer, please speak to an Instructor today.

 

Monday 12th February - Side Saddle Day

Tuesday 13th February - Jumping Day (Riders 11 to 16 years)

Wednesday 14th February - Own a Pony Day

Thursday 15th February - Own a Horse Day (to include a 2 hour hack)

Friday 16th February - Warwickshire Qualifier

 

Monday 12th February - Side Saddle Day

10:30 - 16:00

Guest Instructor: Lisa Lane

£40 pp to include lunch

 

Tuesday 13th February - Jumping Day

10:30 - 16:00

£40 pp

Cafe open for refreshments

 

To include a polework / jumping lesson before lunch and show jumping competition in the afternoon.

 

Wednesday 14th February - Own a Pony Day

10:30 - 16:00

£40pp

Cafe open for refreshments

 

Learn how to look after a pony like it is your own! From grooming to feeding to mucking out. As well as fun lessons throughout the day.

 

Thursday 15th February - Own a Horse Day

10:30 - 16:00

£50pp to include lunch

 

Riders will feed, groom, tack up and look after their own horse / pony all day. Before lunch there will be a lecture on looking after your own horse followed by a 2 hour canter hack after lunch - must be at a good canter level.

 

Friday 16th February - Riding School Championship Qualifier

Commence at 10:30

£30pp

Cafe open for refreshments

 

There are five qualifying classes for both dressage and jumping for various age groups. If you are successful at this qualifier, you will need to be available on Wednesday 4th April 2018 to travel to Morton Morrell College, Warwickshire.

 

James will be available for training following this qualifier.

 

For further information on what is involved on this day, please speak to Gemma.