We work with a British Horse Society accredited centre: Mullacott Equestrian Centre – which offers friendly instructors whether you want to learn to ride, jump or have a go on the cross-country course there will be an instructor to suit.


Saddle up to practise and improve a wide range of riding skills at the Mullacott equestrian centre in Devon.

The Horse Riding programme can be combined with 15 or 18 hours of lessons per week.

Students will:

  • Have the opportunity to practise and improve a wide range of equestrian skills.
  • Learn specific riding vocabulary.
  • Enjoy qualified instruction with top competition horses and ponies at both indoor and outdoor arenas.

Students may bring suitable riding clothes, boots, and helmet.

The Horse Riding programme also includes one full day excursion and at least three evening activities taken from the Discovering Devon Programme.

A Typical Week

A typical week’s programme for the Riding Programme with 18 hours of lessons per week might be as follows:

SaturdayArrivals & Transfer Meet and get to know your host family
SundayInduction Meeting for new students Unpack & settle with family Stay at home and practise English with family
MondayEnglish test & orientation 13:00 – Riding Stay at home and practise English with family
TuesdayFull Daytrip to the Milky Way attraction park Boat Trip around North Devon (optional)
WednesdayEnglish Classes English Classes Karaoke night
ThursdayEnglish Classes English Classes Disco
FridayEnglish Classes 13:00 Riding Barbecue & Tennis

Students require strong shoes with a heel, a waterproof jacket, long trousers and must be prepared to wear a safety hat which will be provided by the stables.

Key Information

  • Age: 8 to 17 years old
  • Activity sessions: 8 hours per week in 2 sessions
  • Group size: 8 students per instructor
  • Lessons: 15 or 18 hours of English per week
  • Class size: 15 students max per class
  • Level: From A2 to C1
  • Dates: Available all year


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