School Holiday Activities

Holiday Fun at the Stables!

We offer a range of activities for children during the school holidays.  These include activities like Led Hacks and Pony Hour that are suitable for children who have never ridden before, through to showjumping and dressage sessions for our regular riders.  We’ve a covered, indoor arena as well as our outdoor school, so rain won’t stop play, and we offer fun, pony-based activities for a wide range of abilities and ages.

Find out more below:

2024 School Holiday Activity Programme:

February Half Term  |  

We will also run activities during:   Easter Holidays | May Half Term |  Summer Holidays  | October Half Term  |  Christmas Holidays – Dates & sessions to be announced.

Activities include:

 

 

 

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 activity is ideal for beginners.

Pony Hour

1 hour
Age 4 – 12 years

 

 

 

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

Led Hack

30 minutes
Age 3 – 12 years

 

 

 

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 activity is ideal for beginners.

Tot's Pony Hour

1 hour
Age 3 – 6 years

 

 

 

Children join the Ride High ponies for a 45-min ride and spend time with our team on the yard for a hands-on session learning more about ponies and how we care for them.  Suitable for beginners and existing riders as groups will be split by ability for the ridden session.

Pony Morning / Pony Afternoon

2 hours
5 – 14 years

We also offer seasonal activities:

 

 

 

Join our ponies for a special Easter Egg ride! Children will have lots of fun riding their pony around our tricky trail, gathering Easter eggs. They'll also receive an egg to take home with them!

Easter Trail

30 minutes (includes a pony ride)
3 – 12 years

 

 

 

We're getting a little spooky with our ridden Trick or Treat Trail! Children will enjoy a led pony ride along our tricky Trail with the promise of a treat at the end!

Hallowe'en Trail

30 minutes (includes a pony ride)
3 – 12 years​​

 

 

 

Father Christmas always stops at the stables! Join our ponies and mischievous elves at the Equestrian Centre for a magical pony ride to see Father Christmas. Children will also receive a small gift.

Meet Father Christmas

30 minutes (includes a pony ride)
3 – 14 years

 

 

 

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. The activities we offer will vary each day, but children will ride and spend time with the ponies every day.  

Pony & Activities Camp

9.30 am – 3.30 pm
5 – 12 years

Activities exclusively for riders who regularly attend the Centre for lessons (graded riders):

 

 

 

Fun showjumping sessions, split by level so children can improve their jumping. Our competition sessions also include rosettes as prizes.

Show Jumping

Graded riders L3 (Outdoor) and over,
body protectors essential

 

 

 

Prix Caprilli is dressage with jumps - In these sessions we practice Prix Caprilli skills - focussing on accuracy, impulsion and transitions on the flat and over small jumps, with a fun competition and rosettes at the end.

Prix Caprilli

Graded riders L3 (Outdoor) and over,
body protectors essential

 

 

 

A practical hands-on session learning more about how to handle your pony, including tacking-up and untacking, how to lead safely and learning more about general pony care – essential knowledge if children would like to eventually loan or own their own pony.

Practical Pony Ownership + Riding

Graded riders L1 – L3 (indoor)

 

 

 

We offer 3 or 4 day camps in the summer holidays. Senior Camp includes the chance to camp over one night at the stables!

Summer & Easter Riding Camps

Graded riders only