Teenage Improve Your Riding – Intermediate – Tuesday September 7pm
Teenage Improve Your Riding is designed for those who wish to enhance their understanding of horses and their ability to ride, learning alongside people of a similar age.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
Teenage Improve Your Riding is designed for those who wish to enhance their understanding of horses and their ability to ride, learning alongside people of a similar age. This course is tailor-made to suit the needs of participants and we find that most riders enrol from one course to another, using this as the equivalent of a weekly riding lesson.
Learners must be 12-18 years of age. You will be able to walk, trot and canter confidently. You should also be able to ride comfortably without stirrups.
In order to ensure the welfare of our horses, we operate a personal weight restriction of no more than 13 stone. All riders will be weighed prior to the start of the course.
What will you learn?
Riders learn how to correctly exercise a horse in walk, trot and canter, assessing and improving its way of going. You will also jump small fences and work over grid. There is a lot of focus on the riding position and rider balance.
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will be required to supply your own:
- Correctly fitted and up to current safety standard riding hat
- Correctly fitted and up to current safety standard riding gloves
- Correctly fitted and up to current safety standard riding footwear
- Correctly fitted and up to current safety standard body protector
How will you be assessed?
There will be no formal assessment although you will receive verbal feedback during and at the end of each lesson and will be set targets for improvement.
Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Equine – please see the Derby College Group Equestrian website www.derby-college.co.uk/equestrian-centre.
We also offer a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Group Part-time Prospectus or the Derby College Group website for a full list and details.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Course Information Last Updated On: March 1, 2022 10:16 am