Designed for the horse-crazy beginner rider looking to learn to ride in a fun, safe and social environment. Saddle Club is suitable for ages 5-13. Children are taught to understand horse behaviour, how to groom and tack up their pony. They will learn the basics of riding in a positive and encouraging manner, from experienced, friendly and qualified coaches.
Saddle Club is a 2 hour session on Sunday morning. It caters for complete beginners through to those who have done a little bit of canter. In Week One of term the children will be split into groups according to age and ability. Each week the children will do a session of horsemanship practical theory before assisting to tack up their pony. The riding component consists of a series of exercises and fun games designed to teach skills such as steering, stopping, asking for forward movement and changing pace. The children will need to achieve confidence in canter to graduate from this session into our EQUISPORTS sessions. This course includes a starter pack with shirt and hat. .
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TERM COMMITMENT. ONLY ONE MAKE-UP LESSON CAN BE OFFERED IN FORM OF A GROUP LESSON AT THE END OF TERM IN THE EVENT THAT YOU CANNOT ATTEND A SESSION.
The next Saddle Club will be commencing on 14th October and run for 9 weeks. Numbers are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Payment must be made in full. Ezidebit option is available. Cost for Saddle Club is $140/week, and is payable on a term basis.
To make a booking please call the office on (02) 9450 1745 or complete our Contact Us form.