Camps

COVID CONSIDERATIONS

Your safety is paramount and we will be observing whatever restrictions are in place at the time and will issue guidance to participants before their camp.

This might mean that we are unable to do overnight stays or provide food. If this is the case, there will be a discount applied of £20 for no overnight stay and £15.00 for no food.

We run camps throughout the Summer for adults, teenagers and children.

 

Accommodation is in large tents, or adults are welcome to bring a caravan or horsebox/trailer if they prefer. Alternatively, you can opt to return home each night.

 

Our ethos is to be as friendly and supportive as possible. Everyone is treated as an individual and there's no pressure - just plenty of encouragement!

 

Children use our ponies, but adults and teenagers are welcome to either bring their own horse or use ours.

 

Junior Camps

 

For ages 6-11, it's all about having fun! There’s riding, horse care, games and activities with the focus on inclusion and achievement – whatever level the child is. We realise that it can be a bit daunting for some children to be away from home and so, for ages 6-11, there is no overnight stay, just 3 packed days of activities (running from 9.30am to 4.00pm each day)

For ages 12-17,  whilst it's still fun, there is more emphasis on personal development. Riders are grouped together in matching ages/abilities so that they get the most from their lessons and own ponies are welcome. As well as riding, there are demos from our staff and visiting professionals and a change to develop skills such as lunging and practical horse care. Theses camps run from 9.30am on the Tuesday to 3.30pm on the Thursday. Large tents are provided or you can bring your own.

 

All food, drinks and snacks are provided and we are happy to cater for special dietary requirements.

 

 

 Cost:

 

Ages 6-11       £165.00 for club members         £180.00 for non-members

Ages 12-17     £195.00 for club members         £215.00 for non-members

 

£75.00 deposit due on booking with the remainder due the Friday before the camp (may be paid in installments)

 

 

 

What clients have said about our children’s camps:

 

“I must admit I was quite worried about leaving my child camping for two nights but she has had the most amazing time and would like to say a big thank you to all the staff concerned."

 

“{}  is already asking us to book her on the next camp!"

 

“{} has had a fantastic time at CFH kids camp! The staff are always friendly and helpful, the  activities have been fun and educational, including the evening social time. Absolutely brilliant, when is the next one?"

 

2020 dates:

 

Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th August 2020 - 6-11 year olds

 

Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th August 2020 - 12-17 year olds

 

To book your place, call the  office on 01782 505664

Adult Camps

 

 MAIN CAMP (18+)

This takes place at the end of July.

The camp is relaxed , with no pressure. The ethos is to progress people at their own pace and make the sessions as bespoke as possible. There are two rides a day and we cater for all levels (we do require riders to be proficient in walk and trot). Lessons are a mixture of individual, paired and group (max 4 riders) and we ensure that all riders are matched on ability/experience.

 

Broadly-speaking, we offer one flat ride and one jump each day, including cross country jumping (ground dependent). For those who do not wish to jump, we offer two flat-work lessons or one flat work and one poles session.

In addition to riding, there are talks, demos and practical sessions. Typical subjects are horse conformation and action, the scales of training, body balance, mental training and lunging/long-reining. We are very happy to add other subjects! It's a packed timetable and much more than just riding sessions. Activities finish at 5.00pm. On the first night we have a take away. On the second night there's a BBQ (if good weather) or jacket potatoes with various fillings. There's also plentiful homemade cake!

Overnight stay is optional. If you want to stay, we provide large tents, or you can bring your own. Horse boxes or caravans are welcome, although we have no electric hook-up.

 

 

"CHILLOUT" CAMP (25+)

This takes place at the end of  August and starts on Saturday afternoon and runs until Bank Holiday Monday afternoon.

In this camp, there is one ride per day. Other activities include working the horse from the ground, understanding mindset, yoga and other complimentary therapies for both horse and rider. The idea with this camp is that you will return home feeling happy, relaxed and chilled out!

 

Both the above camps can be with your own horse or one of ours. There is no additional cost if you bring you own horse but we do require people to bring top-up bedding, hay and feeds. (Or they can be purchased from us if needed.) Stabling is in our Monarch stable block with automatic waterers. Mucking out equipment is available but you will need to bring buckets (including water buckets if your horse doesn’t normally drink out of an automatic waterer).

 

All food and soft drinks are included in the price (excluding the take away) and you are welcome to bring alcohol to drink if you wish. Special dietary requirements are catered for if required.

 

 

Cost:

 

Main Camp

£205.00 for members              £225.00 for non-members

 

 £75.00 deposit due on booking with the remainder due the Friday before the camp (may be paid in instalments)

 

 Chillout Camp

£195.00 for members              £205.00 for non-members

 

 £75.00 deposit due on booking with the remainder due the Friday before the camp (may be paid in instalments)

2020 dates:

 

MAIN CAMP: Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th July 2020

 

"CHILLOUT" CAMP: Saturday 29th to Monday 31st August 2020

 

 To book your place, please call the office on 01782 505664

 

 

 

 

What clients have said about our adult camps:

 


“Really varied content in the lessons and lecture/demos. Flexible to groups’ needs. An excellent camp!”

 

“I THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THIS CAMP! It was nice to have different levels of experience. The camp was well varied which made for an exciting and thrilling time.”

 

“Absolutely brilliant adult camp this week. I have done other camps previously and none have been as good as this one. Excellent mix of education and riding. Lots of fun and new skills for each rider no matter what level of rider. Instructors were brilliant! Organisation was excellent and some pretty marvellous cakes!! When can I book up for next year?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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