ACTIVITY DETAILS AND RELATED DATES
OCTOBER HALF TERM DIARY DATES
2 DAY JUMPING CAMP (STAY OVER) – MONDAY 22ND & TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 18
The 2 day camp is for all riders that are confident in hour lessons. Will need to bring an overnight bag, sleeping bag and pillow. Two days worth of riding clothes, plus a clean change of clothes for the Monday evening. The two days is based around jumping techniques to master a course of jumps and we will also be venturing out on to the cross country field. Only need to bring a packed lunch for the first day, as evening meals, cooked breakfast and lunch will be provided by Northbrook. A lovely rosette for all that attend. Entry Forms are available and spaces will be limited. Please inquire for further details
1 DAY JUNIOR CAMP – THURSDAY 25TH OCTOBER 18
A great day at the yard involving riding both morning and afternoon, working on rider balance and using pole work. You do not have to be confident or even able to canter to be in this camp. Suitable for our more novice riders. Will need to bring a packed lunch. Rosettes to all that attend. Entry Forms now available.
1 DAY ADULT POLE WORK CAMP – SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2018;
A great day at the yard for our adults working on your rider balance and being able to work your horse into a more consisistant contact, looking at straightness and impulsion. This will be achieved with a pole work course. Riding before and after lunch. Northbrook will provide a lunch for our adults giving them a little time to relax and discuss their ridden work.
**COMING SOON TO NORTHBROOK – A HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL AND CARING DOG GROOMING FACILITY. “Canine Complete Care” soon to be opening here in a beautifully designed and equipped log cabin. We will be offering all styles of dog grooming and coat care. We will also be offering, physio therapy, puppy socialisation classes and obedience training. We will be looking to hold fun dog shows and will soon have our own Facebook page.
Northbrook Summer Residential Camp – Entry Forms now available in the booking office.
There are two dates for camp this year, due to demand as follows:
Senior Camp Monday 6th to Thursday 9th August 2018
Junior Camp Sunday 12th to Wednesday 15th August 2018
EASTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES:
Thursday 5th & 6th April 2 Day Senior Camp
Lets be ready for a great two days full of action for our riders. There will be lots of jumping and hopefully we will get out into the cross country field for the first time this year! Riders need to be confident cantering and jumping. A rosette for all that attend. Please bring your packed lunch.
Time: 9.30 to 4pm/Friday: 10am to 4.30pm
Monday 9th April + 13th April Own a Pony Day
Our very popular activity day for our younger and more novice riders. Two separate riding sessions and some uncounted training. Will be fun and informative (to include some Pony Club training) A beautiful rosette for all that attend. Bring your packed lunch
Time: 10am to 4pm
Thursday 12th April 1 Day Junior Camp
Lets have a great day for you guys!! A fun, action packed day. Maybe we can venture out into the cross country field and do some team jumping in the arena. Lots of exciting riding planned for our riders. Bring a packed lunch and a smile. Junior Camp rosettes for all that attend.
Time: 10am to 4pm
**PONY CLUB – BADGE TRAINING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY 10TH APRIL . FROM 2.30 TO 4.30 **
FEBRUARY HALF TERM DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
MONDAY 21TH FEBRUARY 1 DAY SENIOR CAMP
TUESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY PONY CLUB BADGE TRAINING FROM 12 TILL 3PM @ £8
WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY OWN A PONY DAY
FRIDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 1 DAY JUNIOR CAMP
ADULT SUNSET HACK (DATES TO BE SET FOR 2018)
A lovely evening for our adults clients to unwind on horseback. Spend time grooming your horse and tacking up and then off out we go. On our route home we should be able to see the sun setting across the beautiful countryside with Northbrook in view at the bottom of the hill. Afterwards you are welcome to enjoy a relaxed time on the patio with a glass of Prosecco. What a lovely way to end the day
Adult Evening Hacks (DATES TO BE SET FOR 2018)
Again, especially for our adults, a lovely leisurely hack out early evening. A great way to unwind after work. Tea, coffee and biscuits upon your return, giving us a chance to relax and chat about our hack
OWN A PONY DAYS
A great fun day for younger and less experienced children and also our young Pony Club Members. Lots of time around the ponies, grooming and handling. Riding lesson in the morning plus a second fun riding session in the afternoon. Need to bring a packed lunch. All participants receive a special “Own a Pony Day” rosette. Times: 9.30 to 3.30pm. See Tariff page for price
Dates these dates are running: February Half Term 2018: Wednesday 14th February
Cross Country Training Camp (after school) (DATES TO BE SET FOR SUMMER 2018)
Great fun training sessions over our purpose built small cross country course learning how to deal with individual obstacles. Associated training for specialized equipment needed etc. working towards Pony Club badges. BODY PROTECTORS MUST BE WORN AT THESE EVENTS
1 or 2 Day Junior and Senior Camp
Our very popular 1 or 2 Day Camps. Senior Camp riders need to be confident in their canter work/pole work. Lots of variation in riding and horse care, including flat work, grid and course jumping. Opportunity to be out on the cross country course (some new jumps for 2018!) Sometimes a competitive theme is run for placing rosettes. Attendance rosette for all that attend. Will require a packed lunch. Junior Camps are not quite as demanding and will involve smaller jumping courses and less canter work. All Camp days are always built to the rider levels.
Dates these are running: Senior Camp on Monday 12th February 2018. Junior Camp on Friday 16th February 2018
Cross Country Training Camp (with associated Pony club training) (DATES TO BE SET FOR SUMMER 2018)
A very exiting day planned with lots of field action over the cross country fences, with a competition element in the afternoon. Rosettes for all that attend. Brig a packed lunch. BODY PROTECTORS MUST BE WORN FOR THIS EVENT. A great confidence booster!
NORTHBROOK SUMMER RESIDENTIAL CAMP!!!!
SENIORS MONDAY 6TH TO 9TH AUGUST 2018 & JUNIOR RESIDENTIAL CAMP FROM 12TH TO 15TH AUGUST
Wow – its back again!! Our amazing summer camp just becomes more fun every year. This year we will be running two camps to cope with the demand and the variation in rider age and ability. So much riding every day covering flat work, grid work, jumping, cross country, bare back, horse ball and some hacking. Also fun for the campers in the hot tub and swimming pool. Full camping itinerary and information sheet available for our campers. Please inquire for more information. Entry Forms will be available at the beginning of March 2018
Teenagers Hacking Day (DATES TO BE SET FOR SUMMER 2018)
Children must be in our hour lessons cantering with confidence to attend this. Another great day at the yard. Lots of yard based training alongside a fun hack out around the countryside. A real summer must for our confident children. BODY PROTECTORS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED.