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Red House Riding Holiday Details

  • Designed for 8 to 16 year olds with reasonable equestrian experience
  • Instruction in small groups
  • Extensive equestrian facilities
  • Purpose built, comfortable dormitory accommodation
  • Good food and tuck shop
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • The wide range of activities include:
  • Schooling in our 45m by 40m all weather arena
  • Cross country training on our varied course
  • Show jumping instruction and competition
  • Dressage
  • Mini One Day Event
  • Countryside Hacks
  • Stable management
  • Practical demonstrations/Lectures
  • Musical ride and gymkhana games
  • Quizzes/Treasure Hunts
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    Instruction
    Instruction is provided in flatwork, show jumping, cross-country and stable management by fully qualified instructors who make full use of all the facilities available from course jumping to gridwork and dressage test practise to flatwork.

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    A group receiving instruction in the Moat Field. Another group out on the cross country course.
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    Evening activities
    Evening activities and free time are supervised by Mrs Gordon and matron and include treasure hunts, a riverside bonfire, talks and swimming allowing everyone to get to know each other and thoroughly enjoy themselves.

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    An evening barbecue by the swimming pool. An evening lecture is offered given by an outside expert. Topics range from equine nutrition to working as a national hunt jockey.
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    Competitions
    Various competitions take place over the course of the holiday from tack and turnout and one day events to chase-me-charlie and gymkhana games. Everyone is encouraged to take part competing at their own level. Prizes are awarded for riding as well as treasure hunts and evening activities.

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    Competing in the junior arena during the Wednesday evening show jumping competition. On the cross country course training for the mini one day event.
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    Relaxation
    Above all, however, this is a fun and relaxing holiday for you to enjoy spending time with your horse. Hacking out and plenty of grooming time allow both you and your horse to relax. Also there is more time to spend with new friends and learn from each other.

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    Getting very wet in the gymkhana games Cleaning tack on The Oval after a good day's riding

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