Caistor Equestrian Pony Club Centre

Current Teams at Caistor Equestrian Centre

Our team structure has been designed to keep the children in small groups and to broadly group those members according to their riding experiences and abilities, and to provide continuity of their instructor.

  • Connemara
    Connemara
  • Dartmoror
    Dartmoor
  • Exmoor
    Exmoor
  • Shetland
    Shetland

The Connemara Team

This group is experienced in walk, trot, canter and jumping to +65cm. They have a fair understanding of working a horse correctly.

Instructor

Steph Wells

Steph Wells

January to April 2020


Goals

In-depth knowledge on horse care and different systems.

Improved riding technically and knowledge.

Dates and Times

Date Time   £
18 Jan 11-12pm Theory - Injured horses and illness £12
01 Feb 11-12pm Ride - Flatwork - suppleness £22
15 Feb 11-12pm Theory - Lunging / how to lunge/td> £12
29 Feb 11-12pm Ride - Jumping - position £22
14 Mar 11-12pm Theory - Cardiovascular system £12
28 Mar 11-12pm Ride - Flatwork - Lengthening strides £22
11 Apr 11-12pm Theory - Anatomy - Skeletal/muscles £13
25 Apr 11-12pm Ride - Jump of different lines £24

The Dartmoor Team

Riding - capable of walk, trot, canter and jumping to 50cm. Theory - gaining more confidence, independence and knowledge in basic care.

Instructor

Steph Wells

Steph Wells

January to April 2020


Goals

Work on badges - big badges

Improved riding technically and knowledge.


Potential Badges

Mucking out
Yard Safety
Perfect paddock
Worm control

Dates and Times

Date Time £
18 Jan 10-11am Ride - Flatwork - Different figures linking together £22
01 Feb 10-11am Theory - Mucking out badge and Yard safety £12
15 Feb 10-11am Ride - Jumping - doubles £22
29 Feb 10-11am Theory - Perfect paddock, design a yard £12
14 Mar 10-11am Ride - Flatwork - Rhythm balance engery £22
28 Mar 10-11m Theory - Worming £12
11 Apr 10 - 11 am Ride - Link jumps together £24
25 Apr 10 - 11 am Theory - Recap previous sessions £13

The Exmoor Team

This group is capable of walk and trot and learning to canter independently. Also capable of trotting over poles and very small fences

Instructor

Sam Kirkby

Sam Kirkby

January to April 2020


Goals

To get confident in a competition environment.


Potential Badges

Intro to Dressage
Intro to SJ

Dates and Times

Date Time £
11 Jan 4-5pm Fun & games £22
25 Jan 4-5pm Looking at a dressage arena, markers & how to ride a test £22
08 Feb 4-5pm Working on accuracy in a dressage test £22
22 Feb 4-5pm Dressage competition £22
07 Mar 4-5pm Working on jump position, lines and keeping a rhythm £22
21 Mar 4-5pm Looking at types of jumps £22
04 Apr 4-5pm Riding a course of jumps £24
18 Apr 4-5pm SJ competition £24

The Shetland Team

Members of this group are on the lead rein or just off it. They aspire to riding independently of a leader.

Instructor

Sam Kirkby

Sam Kirkby

January to April 2020


Goals

Bronze 1


Potential Badges

Mini Road Rider
Care of feet
Mucking out

Dates and Times

Date Time £
11 Jan 3-4pm Checking tack before riding
Work on independent riding from front to rear of ride
£22
25 Jan 3-4pm Transitions & leg sequences. Grooming, points of pony & shelters
½ theory - ½ riding
£22
08 Feb 3-4pm Mini Road Rider. Head-collars, bridles & feed
½ theory - ½ riding
£22
22 Feb 3-4pm Bronze 1 Test
½ theory - ½ riding
£22
07 Mar 3-4pm Fun & games £22
21 Mar 3-4pm Jump positions & poles £22
04 Apr 3-4pm Jumping. Care of feet
½ theory - ½ riding
£24
18 Apr 3-4pm Jumping. Mucking out
½ theory - ½ riding
£24

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