Training for Complete horsemanship, riding and care with Sue Pegg BHSAI. 7 week course commencing Saturday 9th March. Each session to include riding at 10am followed by training in care and practical until 1pm.
Course content to suit recreational riders wishing to learn safe practices for riding and handling horses and those wishing to take BHS assessments.
Whole course upfront payment £299.00.
Riding Only £196 for the whole course.
Practical only £133.00 for the whole course.
Pay as you go, £35 per riding session.
Pay as you go £20 per practical session.
Pay as you go £47 Riding & Care per session
This course is not aimed at children under 14 years of age. For younger learners we offer Pony Club sessions at weekends.
Call 01728 746916 to book.
Wednesdays & Thursdays 11am - 12pm Confidence Class
If you haven't ridden for a long time, or are a little nervous and would like to get back into it gently then this class is for you. A small group lesson where you can relax and socialise with others. This is a progressive course to help you regain your equestrian skills and confidence. At the end of the course, you can have the option of joining up for another course, or you could move into a different group. Six week course. Please call 01728 746916 to discuss the best course for you and to book.
Wednesdays & Thursday 1.00pm - 2.00pm Progressive Riding Course
For those who have moved on from the morning groups, and want to introduce some slightly faster work.
Thursday 7pm - 8pm Social Riding group intermediate level.
Held in our indoor arena. Suitable for Novice to intermediate riders.
This is a group covering a wide range of western riding disciplines and horsemanship. Ideally suited to those who can already lope, and would like to improve their horsemanship, and enjoy the challenges which come with western trail riding and games etc. Our Western Riding page has more information.
5 week course £165.00
Special offer - Reduced price riding when you book a course. (Conditions Apply, see below)
Do you remember the joy of being on a horse and forgetting all your worries?
Would you like to rekindle your relationship with a horse?
Have you been too busy to get round to riding again?
Do you ever watch other people riding, and wish it could be you?
Well now is a great time to get ’Back in the Saddle'.
Five week course.
If you are an adult who has never ridden before, but you think you might like to, we are able to offer lessons with exceptionally gentle well trained horses and patient instructors so that you will soon feel at home.
** Wednesdays 10am - 11am Horse Care & Handling Course. Work towards BSH Introduction, Bronze or Silver Challenge Award.
** Wednesdays 11am - 12pm Confidence Class.
** Wednesdays 1.00pm - 2.00pm Progressive Riding Course
** Thursday 10am - 11am Western group (£165.00)
** Thursdays 1.00pm - 2.00pm - Progressive Riding Course
** Thursday 7pm - 8pm - Social riding group
All lessons are in an enclosed arena, either indoor or outdoors.
See full details on our website https://www.valleyfarm.co.uk/content/back-saddle
Call the office on 01728 746916 to book your place.
If for whatever reason you can not attend a session please let us know in advance, so that we can ensure that the horses get the correct exercise.
When you book a course, it is not transferable to other people and cannot be carried over to another block of lessons, or be used as part payment for any other lessons.
If you think you will be unable to commit to the course of lessons, it may be possible to join in for a one off session if there is space in a group, by paying the usual group lesson rates. See our lesson prices page.
Have a go at Vaulting. Great for developing balance and confidence for riding. £16 for the hour including exercises on the ground, on the barrel horse and on the lunge. All ages and abilities catered for. Please wear vaulting shoes or soft shoes like trainers and stretchy clothing that you can easily move in. Vaulting groups run on the last Saturday of the month at 4pm. Private lessons can be booked at other times. Call 01728 746916 to book