Have fun – learn – build confidence
- Riders and horses of all levels – you’ll be matched with similar abilities for ridden sessions
- All about having fun with horses, building confidence and improving skills
- Fantastic, friendly and great fun coaches - Charlie Samuel-Camps, a freelance BHSII has competed successfully at affiliated dressage, showjumping and eventing with a number of horses over the years, and is passionate about helping other riders achieve their goals, whatever those might be. She just loves teaching!
As well as riding time, there will be plenty of coffee and cake time to talk horse. We’ll have a speaker or some games in the evenings. We’ll also have a weighbridge in attendance one day.
Refreshments - tea, coffee, squash and copious amounts of biscuits and cakes will be provided (as long as Covid-19 guidance allows) all day in the barn for you to help yourself whenever you like. Please bring your own mug, crockery and cutlery. Meals are not included, so please bring provisions for breakfast and lunch. For dinners, you are welcome to cook your own or head to a local pub, or we may arrange takeaways. Do bring a bottle or two if you fancy a drink whilst you get to know your new camp mates.
You will need to bring your horse’s feed and hay/haylage. You’ll also need to bring water and feed buckets, plus mucking out tools etc. Bedding is included in the stabling price. Hay can be pre-ordered at £5.50 (at time of writing - price may vary) per small bale if you don’t want to bring it with you.
The cost is £260 per rider. Attend 2 camps and get £50 off the second one (must be the same rider, needn’t be the same horse)!
What’s not included? Meals for you or your horse. Looking after your horse (!) - there will always be someone to help if you are stuck with something, but basic care is DIY.
The camp is open to BHS Members (any level) and places are limited, secured by deposit on a first-come-first-served basis. In the event that you have to cancel your place, a full refund less £20 admin fee will be made providing your place can be filled – if it can’t be filled, then no refund will be given. In the event that the camp has to be cancelled, a full refund will be made to all paid-up riders.
All campers must have appropriate public liability insurance and must provide evidence of this (copy of schedule/cover note) with their booking. BHS Gold/Friend Members – your valid membership number will provide evidence of your cover, so you don’t need to worry.
You can pay in full or you may choose to pay a £100 deposit on booking and pay the balance 6 weeks before camp (14 May/20 Aug). If paying by cheque, please include a post-dated cheque for the balance. Cheques will only be banked once you have a place – those on the waiting list won’t be cashed. If paying online, please state this on your booking form – you’ll be sent bank details for a BACS transfer.
For more details, please contact Hannah Marsh
Download the Booking Form (pdf)