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Project Description

Riding

We use the British Horse Society accredited centre: Thinking Horses – which offers top quality, disciplined instruction using horses and ponies that compete regularly with success in the show ring and the dressage arena.

Description

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

We use the British Horse Society accredited centre: Thinking Horses – which offers top quality, disciplined instruction using horses and ponies that compete regularly with success in the show ring and the dressage arena.

The 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 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:

 MorningAfternoonEvening
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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