February Half Term 2024

February Half Term Fun!

Whatever the weather, we’ll be running fun activities this February half term, for new and existing riders:  We have a fully covered indoor arena in addition to our outdoor school, so wrap up warm and come and join us!  We’ve activities for children who are new to horse riding, like Led Hacks and Pony Hours, as well as Ridden Pony Games and a Show Jumping Day for our regular riders.  There’s also a one-day Pony & Activities Camp which is open to all, as the ridden sessions are split by ability.

Full schedule  |  How to Book

Activities for everyone:

Led Hack (led pony ride)

Monday 19 February  | 10 am – 10.30 am | Age 3 – 12 years  |  £30

Meet our friendly ponies and join us for a gentle Led Hack around the perimeter of the Equestrian Centre.
This activity is suitable for beginners and parents are welcome to join us for the walk. 
How to book.

Pony Hour

Monday 19 February | 2 pm – 3 pm (This session is now fully booked) | 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Thursday 22 February | 10 am – 11 am | 11.30 am – 12.30 pm | Age 4 – 12 years | £35

In this fun session children spend half an hour riding and half an hour getting hands-on on the yard learning more about ponies and pony-care.  This is a great opportunity for children to have fun outside, learn new skills and gain confidence around horses.  Children may be accompanied by a maximum of 2 adults (no siblings please) or can be left for the session.
This activity is ideal for beginners. 
How to book.


Wednesday 21 February | 10.00 am – 3.30 pm | Age: 6 – 14 years | £55 

Join us for a Holiday Club with a difference! 

Children will have a full, fun-packed day at the Equestrian Centre – with a range of activities to get them active and making friends.  They’ll also be getting very hands-on with our friendly ponies, learning about grooming, feeding and mucking out, as well as enjoying a pony ride and decorating the ponies with chalks and accessories! 

This activity is suitable for children who have never ridden as well as children who can already ride.
Find out more

Private Lessons

Friday 23 February

This Half Term we have scheduled 30-minute private lessons between 10 am and 4.30 pm in the Indoor and Outdoor schools for one-to-one tuition. These are a great opportunity to work with an instructor on aspects of your riding that you feel less confident about, or just as a special treat!

Availability as follows:

Instructor School Times Available
Outdoor School
10 am - 1 pm
Loren & Maddie
Indoor School
10 am - 1 pm
Outdoor School
1 pm - 3 pm
Outdoor School
3 pm - 4.30 pm
Indoor School
2 pm - 4 pm

Please book via ECPro.

Activities exclusively for current, graded riders:


Tuesday 20 February:
Varied start times for practice sessions |  Competition: 2 pm – 4 pm | L3 (outdoor) – L6 |  £50

An opportunity for our regular L3 (outdoor) – L6 riders to have some fun show jumping!  Each level group will have an hour’s practice session and then stay on site for a fun show jumping competition in the afternoon, with rosettes awarded!  Parents are welcome to watch the competition session.  Numbers will be limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Time Level
9 am - 10 am
10 am - 11 am
11 am - 12 pm
12 pm - 1 pm
L:3 (Outdoor)

Please book via ECPro.

Ridden Pony Games

Thursday 22 February | L1 / L2: 2 pm – 3 pm (This session is now fully booked)  |  L3 Indoor: 3 pm – 4 pm | £30

Our younger riders are invited to join us for an hour of fun gymkhana games on horseback with rosettes!  Parents are welcome to watch this session or leave children for this activity.

Please book via ECPro.

Horse Mastership

Tacking Up: Friday 23 February | 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm

We’ll be learning how to correctly and safely tack up and untack your pony.

Please click here for more information.

Our February Half Term Schedule

(Yellow activities are open to all, blue activities are for current, graded clients only)

Important Information:

Please observe our Site Rules:

  • Please do not come onto site if you feel unwell.
  • Children should wear closed-toe shoes or boots with a small heel as our stable yard has uneven and muddy surfaces.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your booking slot to enable hat fitting etc.
  • Please ensure pony tails are low (for hat fitting).
  • All jewellery and body piercing must be removed when riding and doing any handling or ground work on the yard.  Stud earrings with butterflies are acceptable in the ears only.
  • Children must wear trousers e.g. leggings, joggers or jodhpurs for comfort when riding.  Children wearing shorts or skirts will not be allowed to ride.
  • We have a strict 12 stone weight limit – please be aware of this if booking activities for older teens.
  • If the weather is likely to be wet, please bring a waterproof coat, gloves are also a good idea if it is cold.

How to book:

To book activities please use our online booking system EC Pro.  Please note that in order to use the system you first need to register your details. 
Here’s what you need to do:

1. Visit https://ride-high.ecpro.co.uk/

2. Register by completing your account details

3. Verify your email by clicking the automated link sent to you by email (check your spam if you don’t receive instantly)

4. Login with your email and password details

5. Add riders to your account by following the instructions to click on the link to rider registration

6. Rider Registration must be completed with up-to-date details of each rider (including height and weight) so we can provide the most suitable pony

7. Submit your rider registration details by clicking the submit button

8. You can add more riders under the same account if you need to.

Once you have registered you can then download the EC Pro app from your app store or access EC Pro via your web browser. Just search EC Pro and then log in with your email address and password.
You can find Holiday Activities in EC Pro under: book a lesson>group lesson> then look up the date the activity is on to view and book it. 

We ask for 48 hours notice for a cancellation. Otherwise the full fee will be payable.  

If you need any assistance booking please contact Reception on 01908 666434 or email admin@ridehighequestriancentre.co.uk.