Carrington Riding Centre, Isherwood Rd, Carrington, Manchester, M314BH
Phone: 0161 969 5853 Email: info@carrington-rc.com

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2012 - EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

DAYS ON THE FARM

Dates- All weekdays throughout the summer from 23rd July- 31st Aug. Daily Times 10am-4pm

Don’t miss the chance to spend time at the farm during the summer holidays.
We have planned fun-packed days, which include 2 hours of riding, caring for your favourite ponies & horses and lots of fun and games.
All levels of riders from beginners welcome. Ages 5+
Please send a daily packed lunch, waterproofs and sun cream. Café open all day.
Cost £40 per day or £180 for 5 days
Places are limited so see staff as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!

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OVERNIGHT TENT HOLIDAYS!

July 23rd - July 27th & August 27th - August 31st

On the tent holidays, there will be lots of riding throughout your stay. Everyone will receive tuition to improve their riding skills and there will be plenty of hacking and walkouts. There will also be a number of fun lessons, which will include gymkhana games and a show! You will also learn all about looking after our ponies and help out on the yard everyday! There is a variety of evening activities ranging from a movie night, horse riding at night, building campfires, quizzes, treasure hunts, talent shows, cake making and much, much more!

We will be sleeping overnight in tents in an enclosed area at the back of the pony hut. The sleepover will be fully supervised by our staff members throughout the night.
Our tent holidays are open to all children between the ages of 8 to 16 (6+7 year olds are welcome to join in the activities from 10am-9pm daily).

Overnight Tent Holidays are £360 for 5 days and 4 nights.

Two days & One Night If you'd like to come for a shorter stay, you are welcome to attend any 2 days and 1 night. Cost £120

Day & Evening Only-For Age 6+You are welcome to join in all the activities as above (with the exception of the sleepover) from 10am-9pm. Cost £60 per person.

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LEAD REIN TREASURE HUNT

Tues 24th July, 14th & 28th August

We are holding a special Treasure Hunt, which will be great fun for our lead rein riders. Come and help us find all the treasure on horseback! Plenty of prizes for everyone!A parent is required to lead throughout the treasure hunt.Time 11am-12 noon. Cost £20

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2 DAY CRASH COURSE FOR HELPERS

Thurs & Fri 30th & 31st Aug

Have you ever fancied helping out at our yard but can't make Thursday evenings?? Well here's your chance to learn all you need to know about horse care, stable management and working in a riding school and livery yard environment in a 2 day crash course. Successful candidates will receive an A4 certificate and a record of their success will be kept in ABRS files.
Cost £90 including certificate. Age 10+.
Time 10am-4pm

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TEDDY BEARS PICNIC ON HORSEBACK

 Friday 10th & 24thAug Time: 11am-1pm

A Brand new event especially for our younger riders! Bring your special Teddy to help get your pony ready and then join us for a pony walk out and picnic. Suitable for lead rein riders. A parent is required to lead during the walk out.
Cost £25 including lunch                                

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2-HOUR HACKS

Every Mon at 12 noon or Wed at 6pm from July 25th
Is an hour just not enough? Come & join us for a walk, trot, canter hack out on the many scenic routes that surround the farm.
Cost-£40. Riders must be confident in canter.

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SUMMER SHOW

Bank Holiday Monday 27th August

All the usual classes will be running including equitation, games and jumping and there will be something for all levels of riders including lead rein riders and adults! 
All riders will receive a rosette and the winner of each class will receive a trophy.

Cost £10 per class

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The classsical seat with Fay HUghes BHS AI - Tuesday 7th August 2pm - 4pmThis is a two hour session introducing and improving the riders position for dressage. open to children ages 10 + and Adults.

Cost £35 per person

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PONY BEAUTY COMPETITION

Monday 30th July & 13th August Time 11am-1.30pm

First you will wash, groom, pamper and plait your pony’s mane and tails and dress them with ribbons and bobbles to make them look beautiful.

You will then mount your pony and ride to show off your pony’s beauty. There will be prizes for the best looking pony and rider!
Smart Dress for all riders please!

Cost £25 Including Lunch

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PRIVATE LESSONS, SIMULATOR LESSONS AND HACKS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE HALF TERM HOLIDAYS.