Greenacres Stables Riding Centre | Fully Licensed and Insured

Licence Holder : Ms Nora Catlow  |  Licence Number : N-RID28

Licensing authority :  Herefordshire Council 

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Courses & Information

Each course is individually designed to fullfill a purpose. Quetions? Get in touch, ask away.

FROM SCRATCH

From Scratch

The From Scratch course is ideal for absolute beginners who would like an initial boost into the world of horse riding. This course includes learning the basics in walk, trot and canter, stable management and horse care, road safety and hacking, and tack and equipment.

 

In the horse world, experience is invaluable and learning is endless. No one can learn everything there is to know about horses and riding within the short time of 7 days, our aim is to get you capable and confident enough to safely walk, trot and canter without assistance, be able to look after a horse and identify and fit tack, and stay safe on the roads and in open spaces.

 

The total cost of the 7 day course is £635 per person. This course consists of 7 days of intense training and learning where you will receive fifteen 45 minute lessons, one 50 minute hack, one 1 hour hack, three 2 hour hacks, two 3 hour hacks, eight stable management sessions and yard work experience.

 

The total cost of the 5 day course is £519 per person. This course consists of 5 days of intense training and learning where you will receive eleven 45 minute lessons, one 50 minute hack, one 1 hour hack, three 2 hour hacks, eight stable management sessions and yard work experience.

Itinerary

                             Day I                                                                             Day II

 

09.30                   Arrival and Introduction                                             Arrival and Tacking Up

10.00                   Stable Management Session                                     Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Horse Riding Lesson

12.00                   Stable Management Session                                     Stable Management Session

13.00                   Lunch                                                                            Lunch

14.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Horse Riding Lesson

15.00                   Hack                                                                              Hack

16.00                   Finish                                                                            Finish

 

 

 

                             Day III, IV, V                                                                   Day VI, VII

 

09.00                   Arrival and Yard Duties                                               Arrival and Yard Duties

10.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                    Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                    Horse Riding Lesson

12.00                   Stable Management Session                                      Stable Management Session

13.00                   Lunch                                                                             Lunch

14.00                   Hack                                                                               Hack

15.00                                        -                                                                                            -

16.00                   Yard Duties                                                                       -

17.30                   Finish                                                                             Finish

CANTER WITH CONFIDENCE

Canter with Confidence

The Canter with Confidence course is specially designed for riders already competent at walk and trot but lack the confidence to progress. Whether you have lost confidence through a fall or accident, have not yet learnt to canter, or have not ridden for many years, we aim to give you the motivation you need to advance on this course.

 

This course includes re-establishing the basics in walk and trot, learning to canter with confidence, stable management and horse care, road safety and hacking, and tack and equipment.

 

The total cost of the 7 day course is £520 per person. This course consists of 7 mornings of training and learning where you will receive ten 45 minute lessons, seven 2 hour hacks, four stable management sessions and yard work experience.

 

The total cost of the 5 day course is £384 per person. This course consists of 5 mornings of training and learning where you will receive six 45 minute lessons, five 2 hour hacks, four stable management sessions and yard work experience.

Itinerary

                            Day I                                                                              Day II

 

09.30                   Arrival and Introduction                                             Arrival and Tacking Up

10.00                   Stable Management Session                                     Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Horse Riding Lesson

12.00                   Hack                                                                              Hack

14.00                   Finish                                                                            Finish

 

 

 

                             Day III, IV, V                                                                  Day VI, VII

 

09.00                   Arrival and Yard Duties                                              Arrival and Yard Duties

10.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                   Stable Management                                                    Horse Riding Lesson

12.00                   Hack                                                                              Hack

14.00                   Finish                                                                            Finish

PRO HACKER

Pro Hacker

The Pro Hacker course consists of a progressive series of hacks, ideal for avid holiday hackers preparing for a trekking holiday, or confidence building whilst out and about. We will teach you about road safety, equipment, and the Countryside Code while you enjoy the wonderful Herefordshire and Gloucestershire scenery.

 

Participants will need to be capable riding at walk, trot and canter. We will take you across a busy road, by a motorway, through country lanes and woods, around lakes and open fields.

 

The total cost of the 7 day course is £404 per person. This course consists of 7 days of hacking where you will receive one 45 minute lesson, two 1 hour hacks, one 2 hour hack, three 3 hour hacks and two 4 hour hacks.

The total cost of the 5 day course is £282 per person. This course consists of 5 days of hacking where you will receive one 45 minute lesson, two 1 hour hacks, one 2 hour hack and three 3 hour hacks.

Itinerary

                            Day I                                                                             Day II

 

10.30                   Arrival and Introduction                                            Arrival and Tacking Up

11.00                   Horse Riding Lesson                                                  Hack

12.00                   Hack                                                                                -

12.30                      -                                                                                 Lunch

13.00                   Finish                                                                           Hack

14.00                                                                                                            -

15.00                                                                                                         Finish

 

 

 

                             Day III, IV, V                                                                  Day VI, VII

 

09.30                    Arrival and Tacking Up                                              Arrival and Tacking Up

10.00                    Hack                                                                             Hack

11.00                       -                                                                                     -

12.00                       -                                                                                     -

13.00                    Finish                                                                               -

14.00                                                                                                          Finish

CONFIDENCE BUILDING

Confidence Building

The Confidence Building course is aimed at riders of any level who have experienced a drop in confidence for any reason. We focus on posture and balance, making the rider feel safer in the saddle while accomplishing progressive achievements. Our aim is to make you feel more confident riding in the arena, out hacking, and around horses in general. The Confidence Building course is similar to, but a much more gentle version of the From Scratch Course.

 

The total cost of the 7 day course is £564 per person. This course consists of 7 days of training and experience where you will receive eleven 45 minute lessons, two 50 minute hacks, one 1 hour hack, three 2 hour hacks, two 3 hour hacks, 3 in hand training sessions, eight stable management sessions and yard work experience.

 

The total cost of the 5 day course is £484 per person. This course consists of 5 days of training and experience where you will receive seven 45 minute lessons, two 50 minute hacks, one 1 hour hack, three 2 hour hacks, 3 in hand training sessions, six stable management sessions and yard work experience.

Itinerary

                             Day I                                                                              Day II

 

09.30                    Arrival and Introduction                                             Arrival and Tacking Up

10.00                    Stable Management Session                                     Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                    Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Hack

12.00                    Stable Management Session                                     Stable Management Session

13.00                    Lunch                                                                            Lunch

14.00                    Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Horse Riding Lesson

15.00                    Hack                                                                              Hack

16.00                    Finish                                                                            Finish

 

 

 

                             Day III, IV, V                                                                    Day VI, VII

 

09.00                    Arrival and Yard Duties                                               Arrival and Yard Duties

10.00                    In Hand Training                                                          Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                    Horse Riding Lesson                                                   Horse Riding Lesson

12.00                    Stable Management Session                                     Stable Management Session

13.00                    Lunch                                                                            Lunch

14.00                    Hack                                                                              Hack

15.00                      -                                                                                      -

16.00                    Yard Duties                                                                      -

17.30                    Finish                                                                            Finish

JUMP FOR JOY

Jump for Joy

The Jump for Joy course focusses on taking you from cross poles to oxers and beyond. This course will benefit you if you can already jump from trot, need improvement, lack the confidence to progress or have never seen a raised cross pole before.

 

Riders will have to be competent in walk, trot and canter in order to take this course. You will learn position, rhythm, balance, straightness, and confidence building.

 

 

The total cost of the 7 day course is £504 per person. This course consists of 7 mornings of intense training and learning where you will receive twenty-one 45 minute lessons.

 

The total cost of the 5 day course is £360 per person. This course consists of 5 mornings of intense training and learning where you will receive fifteen 45 minute lessons.

Itinerary

                              Day I                                                                             Day II, III, IV, V, VI, VII

 

09.30                    Arrival and Introduction                                            Arrival and Tacking Up

10.00                    Horse Riding Lesson                                                  Horse Riding Lesson

11.00                    Horse Riding Lesson                                                  Horse Riding Lesson

12.00                    Horse Riding Lesson                                                  Horse Riding Lesson

13.00                    Finish                                                                           Finish

Pick 'n' Mix

We also offer bespoke courses to suit your individual needs. You can book a private course for just yourself, or as a group of up to 6 participants. We can tailor any course to suit you, all you need to do is speak to a member of staff and we will make it happen.

Accommodation

Lea House Bed and Breakfast

 

“Lea House offers the same high standards in three well-appointed bedrooms. The décor is eclectic with pieces gathered from around the UK and Guernsey. We enjoy buying pieces from local craftsman championing the local talent that is evident.

 

We offer dry secure storage for bikes and boots and will happily provide you with the hose to wash down any muddy attire, collected from the Forest of Dean and surrounding area.

 

Pets are also welcomed, with plenty of countryside available for exercising.

 

Good food is also an essential part of this household and guests will find the home-made food a real treat, all produce is sourced locally where possible and bread is homemade, as is our jam and granola.We will attempt to cater for any dietary requirements, if pre advised. The B & B has in place the golden egg cup award, denoting an outstanding breakfast.

 

Evening meals are available. Kindly order in advance as all meals are prepared freshly in our kitchen.

 

FREE Wi-Fi and Digital TV throughout.”

 

 

http://www.leahouse.co.uk/