Pony Camps in the UK
Pony Camps in the UK and overseas are a fantastic adventure for children and are often the highlight of their riding year.
All-inclusive residential camps provide the perfect opportunity for children and teenagers from 7+ years to gain first-hand experience and knowledge of the daily skills required in looking after their own pony. Youngsters gain a tremendous amount of confidence both in and out of the saddle over the duration of their stay, with a range of fun and exciting activities supervised by friendly, experienced staff.
Penycoed Riding Stables is ideally situated in North Shropshire, close to the border of Wales, on the Llynclys Nature Reserve with miles of bridleways to discover on horseback. The established centre, see their young guests returning year after year to take part in the popular Pony Camps . All levels and ability of rider are catered for on these "all-inclusive" 5 day/4 night camps, with children taking part in a flexible itinerary, choosing from lessons, jumping, hacking and stable management. The young riders are on the yard every morning, grooming, checking over and preparing the horses and ponies before daily riding. At the end of the day, they assist in the feeding and turning out of their equine companions in nearby fields. Children are groups according to ability from beginner to advanced, with progression to higher groups possible during the week as their riding ability improves.
The highlight of the week for most is Gymkhana Day! Children have an opportunity to compete in a whole day of fun and games in the school, with plenty of rosettes to be won.
Accommodation at Penycoed is in luxury log cabins with meals provided. Shorter stays by arrangement.
Please enquire for further information and future dates.