Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events July 2017

Monday 17th July – Thursday 20th July – Adults Riding Camp

Adults/Over 18’s Riding Camp, this can be residential, i.e. bring your own tent and camp out in the elements. However, those used to the finer things in life or living locally may just want to sleep at home in their own beds or alternatively if you live further afield you can stay in a local hostelry. Camp runs from Monday through to Thursday and is open to Adults/Over 18’s only. The cost for the Camp is £240.00 and deposits of £50.00 are required to put your name down. The reminder can be paid by instalments if you so wish. All monies must be in by 1st July 2017. 

During Camp you will be allocated a horse (if you don’t already have one) and you will be in charge of this horses’ care during your camp. This will include grooming, mucking out, poo picking, feeding, watering, tack cleaning, plaiting and all things horsey! We will cover various areas of equitation, dressage, show jumping, cross country, games, jousting, barrel racing, hacking – the possibilities are endless! The emphasis of this Camp is having fun and pushing yourselves. 

 For more information please email us info@friarshillridingstables.co.uk

Saturday 22nd July – Annual Friars Hill Show in aid of Friars Hill R.D.A group

Our annual Show Jumping and Gymkhana held here in aid of the Friars Hill RDA Group, 
Classes to suit most riders, Gymkhana, Pony Club pony class, Riding Club class, Show Jumping, Clear round, Handy Pony and working Hunters.

Fantastic commentary, tasty refreshments and just a proper grand day out!

For a schedule please email us <info@friarshillridingstables.co.uk>

Wednesday 26th July – Friday 28th July – Mini Camp

Three fun filled days of riding ponies and learning how to care for them.

Camp will start at 9am on Wednesday 26th and finish on the Wednesday & Thursday nights at 5.00pm. On Friday camp will begin at 9am as usual but end at approximately 4.30pm.

Staff will group children by riding ability and the children will be allocated a pony on day one - they will then have to take care of that pony for the rest of camp, be it mucking out, grooming, cleaning tack etc. There will be riding instruction each day, whether it is flat work, jumping or even some games and hopefully parents will notice improvements.  

Campers are expected to do what is asked of them by staff and to be well behaved at all times. Please ensure that your child has a good nights’ sleep each night to allow them to do their best.

The kit list: - Jodhpurs, white long sleeved shirts (no bare arms) and a tie for Tack and Turnout, boots, riding hat, coat and gloves are absolute must haves. Please allow for wet or sunny weather by sending waterproofs, sun cream and a sun hat! Please name all belongings!! 

On the Friday afternoon beginning at 3pm, parents are invited to come along and see what their children have learnt during camp and also witness a short performance by their children, after which you may take them home.

Children should be off the lead rein and confident and capable at walk and trot. Mini Camp 2017 will cost £215.00 which is payable in full by 1/7/17. Spaces are limited so please book in and pay a deposit of £50.00 if you are coming, parents may then pay in instalments to spread the cost once the deposit is paid.

Any questions please email us info@friarshillridingstables.co.uk

Upcoming events August 2017

Monday 7th August – Friday 11th August – BIG CAMP 2017

WHEN: Big Camp 2017 will run from Monday 7th – Friday 11th August.
WHERE: Friars Hill Stables, Sinnington.
COST: £285.00, deposits of £50.00 now being taken to put your name down, further payments can be made in instalments, with all monies due by 1/8/17.
WHAT: 5 days of horses and ponies and everything which that entails.
WHO: Big Camp attendees should be capable at walk, trot and canter. As this is a residential camp, those who wish to stay must be at secondary school.  
MORE: Campers arrive on the Monday and allow enough time to get themselves, their tents organised and their tack cleaned and have eaten their packed lunch which they have brought with them by 1pm.

Proper wholesome food will be fed to your child for breakfast, lunch and tea each day with am and pm drink and snacks. If your child has food allergies/issues/idiosyncrasies….. Please do let us know, we don’t want any surprises at meal times.

Here is a list of what is required at camp: 
Tent – your child must arrange to have its own tent or have pre-arranged to share a tent with a friend/friends.
Camp bed.
Sleeping bag and a couple of spare blankets, pillows.
Washing kit (invariably it doesn’t get used) and a towel.
Riding gear – Jodhpurs, white shirts, ties, jacket/ or sweatshirts, hats, gloves, boots, hairnets etc.etc.
Clothes for kicking about the yard.
Swimming gear & towel.
Plate, bowl, cup knife fork and spoon - all named please!!!
Water proof (just in case the glorious sun doesn’t appear).
Sense of humour
Couple of pennies to spend at the machine.

PONIES: If you plan on bringing your own pony to camp then you need to supply your own hay and feed (if applicable). We only have straw here, so if you require shavings then you must supply them yourself. Your pony must be fully insured to come here.
PARENTS: We have a BBQ on the Thursday evening to which we would like you to come along and watch an evening of entertainment starring your dear children. Prize giving is on a Friday afternoon and parents are encouraged to attend and then gather up their child and belongings and take them home.
HOUSEKEEPING RULES: Bad behaviour, bad language and bad manners will not be tolerated. Children should bring along their best attitude, be prepared to work hard, push themselves and be pleasant and polite at all times.

If you have any questions please email them to us info@friarshillridingstables.co.uk

Saturday 19th August – Show Jumping at Rosedale Show

Usually run in the late afternoon around 4pm – Entries on the day

Monday 28th August – Show Jumping at Farndale Show

More details to follow.  Clear round starts at approximately 12.30pm
Height classes will follow
Entries on the day.
For more information on all upcoming events, please get in touch.
Call us now on 01751 432 758

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