What's On in 2018.... off the yard and on

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Don't forget to ring Helen or Jade

on 01778 591186 or 07483 139232 to book lessons/training/camps in advance, many thanks.

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*DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR BLOCK BOOKINGS*

BHS training available Mondays Thursdays and Fridays with Gemma. Thursday evenings. 5pm to 8pm. Usual structure Group 1 riding 5-6pm, Group 1 & 2 theory 6-7pm, Group 2 riding 7-8pm. £18 Instructor Gemma BHSI

Friday 11am -12.30pm

Rusty Riders

Join Gemma BHSI for a return to the fun of horses, grooming, prep' and riding and chit chat over coffee and cake.  A chance to get fit, meet up with friends and make new friends who share a love of horses. £18. Call Helen or Jade on 07483 139232 or 01778 591186.

BHS training and BHS Exam sign offs

Gemma BHSI is running tailored personal and focused BHS training to help with progression through the BHS stages. A BHS Accredited Coach as a full I (Instructor) she will help create a professional training plan and coach participants through the levels, with stable management, theory and riding. Call Helen or Jade (BHS Stage 3 Aug 2017 thanks to Gemma) on 07483 139232 or 01778 591186

£27 for private sign offs (one hour sign off assessments)

£18 per 1.5 hr group training session

TRAINING DATES  and SIGN OFFS*   BHS STAGE 3   Any level available. Please ring.

Monday 5th March *Managing turnout
Monday 12th March *Tacking up
Monday19th March *Handling
Friday 23rd March Lunge
Monday 26th March General-anything
Monday 2nd April *Roles and responsibilities
Monday 9th April *Bits
Monday 16th April *Conformation
Monday 23rd April *Fitness

Friday 27th April

Lunge
Monday 30th April *Feeding
Monday 7th May *Horse health, anatomy and physiology
Monday 14th May *Lunge
Monday 21st May General-anything
Monday 28th May Refresh

 

TOTS TUESDAYS

10.30 - 11.30 am. £10.  With Jade BHS Stage 3 (in complete horsemanship), a chance for mums to get together with thier tots, groom ponies, tack, them up, let the children have some time on and the mums to get together and enjoy the children enjoying ponies, have some coffee and meet and make friends.

PONY CLUB SUNDAY BADGE SESSIONS

Sunday 10-12, £5, a chance for children age 4+ to learn with Jade BHS Stage 3 (in complete horsemanship) and their parents to care for horses, earn badges as part of Pony Club, and then stay for an optional riding lesson. (1/2 group is £12).

This is also open to Burghley Pony Club members.

Pony Club Badge Evenings (combined ages) THURSDAYS    5.00 - 7.00 pm  £5

Age 4+ years with Jade BHS Stage 3 (in complete horsemanship)AI

Riding Lessons at 4.30 (and before for those without school or work!)

Grassroots:- An introduction to stable management and pony care on the yard and in our wonderful new classroom. Training starts with mini badges in grooming and handling and care of equipment.

Juniors is for Pony Club members who have achieved their mini badges or are old enough to move on to learn more about pony care.  This is good hands on training in stable management and pony care for those who want to become Saddle Club Shadows (they are age 10 +) to our Saddle Club Seniors age 14 + who help and train on the yard on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please book in at the office

The leasing scheme is growing in popularity where clients lease a pony to keep on working livery and treat as their own.  The scheme includes a weekly lesson and removes the risk of first time buying and helps parents on the learning curve as they and their children enjoy the support needed to look after a pony.

Sundays Jade mainly teaches lessons and the timing will suit those with Saturday school and those with Saturday sporting commitments.

Saddle Club also runs for Shadows (age 10+) and Seniors.

In the morning for two hours  the PC badge session runs from 10am - 12 pm providing training in horse care and stable management from the young ones to seniors who may also be staying for saddle club.

 

THE PROGRAMME SO FAR

PAYMENT IN ADVANCE  £5 discount for two special days booked, £15 discount for four special days booked, £5 discount for siblings

The day will only run if there are adequate numbers

All special days require pre payment

Child Care and Saddle

Club

Child care on all days 9 - 3pm    £20

8.30 - 4.30pm £25     Age 8 +

£5 per hour for additional child care hours.

Lessons available at a discount of £10 for half an hour, regular lessons continue in the holidays

MAY

2018

SUMMER SPECIAL

GRIMSTHORPE CASTLE FUN RIDES FOR GROUPS DURING THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS

£60 per person for groups. Gather a group and lets go exploring this fabulous estate.

Monday 28th May

POLOCROSSE TASTER

1pm-5pm  Maximum 12 spaces  £30

4 hour sessoin for those interested in playing Polocrosse, this taster session includes an introduction to the exciting sport of Polocrosse. Using unmounted exercises, classroom sessions,practical tacking up and preparation to play and a mounted session too we will guide you through the world off this fast paced sport.Open to all ages from 10 years up who can walk and trot off the lead rein. (Younger riders please discuss suitability with your instructor).
Tuesday 29th May

INTRODUCTION TO RIDING  £20

3 - 5 yrs 9.30 - 11.30am

5-12 yrs 11.30 - 1.30pm

12 yrs upwards 2.00 - 4.00pm

2 hour session in whch you can get to grips with the basics of horse riding. You wil learn what to wear, how to handle horses/ponies safely and have a short ride. Theis session is aimed at complete beginners who want to ''have a go''. Parents are required to lead any under 12's and must be suitably dressed with sturdy footwear. Parents are required to lead any under 12's and must be suitably dressed with sturdy footwear, instructions will be given.
Wednesday 30th May

PONY DAY

9.30 - 3.30 Maximum 12 spaces £40

Perfect for all pony enthusiasts!  A whole day of pony related fun includes 2 rides. All levels welcome, ages 6 upwards. Bring your own packed lunch and snacks.
Thursday 31st May

SHOW PREPARATION PRACTICE

2.00am - 5.00 pm  £25

Open to anyone who wants to learn how to turn a Horse or Pony out for competitions. Topics to be covered will include plaiting, bathing, trimming and clipping. It is also suitable for anyone training for BHS assessments as Gemma Porter Rawlings (BHS Stage 5 Performance Coach in Complete Horsemanship) will be available to sign off elements for BHS Stage 2 and 3 assessments. It is a must attend event for anyone new to showing too. There will be an opportunity to gain practical experience in these areas.
Friday 1st June

GYMKHANA GAMES DAY

10.30 - 1.30PM  Maximum 12 spaces £25

A session of Pony Club Games practice including mounted and unmounted sessions.  Learn the best techniques for a wide variety of Gymkhana games including Bending, egg and spoon, stepping stones and much more. Open to all ages from 4 years upwards and all abilities (those riders not yet off the lead rein will have to bring a suitably dressed leader).

A FUN MORNING FOR EVERYONE

NOTES Please make sure your child has warm and waterproof clothing and spare layers if necessary.  Children will need a packed lunch for the Pony Days.  There is a heated classroom and warm cabin for children to sit and eat their lunch where they can also continue with their activities if it is a cold wet day.If clients would also like to book a lesson or ride out during the holidays please enquire by telephone or by speaking to a member of staff.

ACTIVITIES

PLEASE WATCH THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES

INVITATIONS WILL BE ISSUED TO POTENTIAL D, D+ AND C TEST CANDIDATES.

POLOCROSSE SESSIONS WILL ALSO BE ORGANISED.

Date to be announced

Progressive test day, D and D+ Pony Club test. £30 9 am - 3pm. This day is for Pony Club Centre members who have been regularly attending saddle club, FOR THOSE WHOSE TIME IS LIMITED IN TERM TIME THERE WILL BE TWO PRECEDING PREP DAYS ORGANISED.  This mounted and unmounted test is the next step from your Bronze Award. There are two groups and Helen will notify participants and parents if she is confident that the Pony Club Centre member has prepared and is ready for the test.  There are limited spaces because the examiner takes only six candidates at a time.  It will be fun and well worth doing.

The day will consist of Preparation, Test and Public Speaking Badge

Please bring pack up lunch

PONY CLUB RIDING AND ROAD SAFETY AND PONY CLUB D AND D+ TESTS

These tests will be running throughout the year in preparation for the C test, please watch for dates.

BHS RIDING AND ROAD SAFETY TEST

Look out for the next BHS Riding and Road Safety Test training which will probably be in the Spring. It is a prerequisite for those taking their BHS stage II exam.  Candidates from Bulby and from local equestrian colleges are welcome to take part.   Please contact Nat if you are interested in training.

The exam is needed before BHS stage II exam can be taken. The training and exam are open to those training elsewhere. There are eight to twelve places and a list of names is building up which will allow us to plan the next training and examination.

 

Registering for the Grimsthorpe ride

 

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    Bulby Equestrian Centre, Bulby, Bourne, South Lincolnshire.                       PE10 0RU

Tel:01778 591186 Mob:07483 139232 re lessons

                         

 

Bulby Hall Livery Stables, Bulby, Nr Bourne, South Lincolnshire, PE10 0RU.