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Spring Back into the Saddle! Return to Riding Course

Lime Park Equestrian Centre
Event organized by Lime Park Equestrian Centre

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If You have ever ridden a horse or pony this program is especially for You!

This Spring we are inviting riders that stopped riding at some point in their life to join our Return to Riding Course! It is suitable for everybody who can ride at established rising trot.

If You would like to build Your confidence, no matter the ability, this is for You!
If You would like to make next step and start cantering, this is for You!
If You would like to learn how to jump, this is for You!
If You already cantered and/or jumped, but lost confidence and would like to return to such a rewarding, enjoyable sport as horse riding, in a friendly environment with no pressure involved, this is for YOU!!!

We are inviting You to go back where it all starts: a pleasure in working together with the most amazing of domestic animals! We will cover with You all important things about riding a horse or pony, starting from basics: straightness, balance, and impulsion in all three paces. We will plan exercises accordingly to every riders personal abilities and expectations. The program is planned over 8 consecutive weeks.

Week 1 and 2:
Explaining and introducing aids in three paces (walk, trot, canter) and forward transitions within, depending on riders individual abilities, while teaching balanced and relaxed position following horses movement. Explaining and introducing contact on the rein and lack thereof.
Week 3 and 4:
Explaining and introducing turns and bends maintaining balanced body position and ability to apply correct leg aids. Explaining and introducing impulsion. Practicing maintaining correct position while creating impulsion in three paces, depending on riders abilities.
Week 5 and 6:
Explaining and introducing suppleness. Introducing exercises suitable to individual riders level to create supple body of horse and rider, maintaining balance and impulsion.
Week 7 and 8:
Introducing jumps. Explaining and introducing balance over the jump. Jumping practice to the abilities of every rider.

Cost £80 for 8 weeks x 1 hour lessons, deposit of £40 on booking and balance to be paid at the first lesson