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Events Schedule - Summer 2021

Please note: unless otherwise stated, Lessans events must be booked AND paid in advance. Payment will be non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by Lessans.

Margie Lowry Wednesday Night Jumping Training

WEDNESDAYS, weekly from 5.30pm
The ever-popular, former Irish international show jumper, Margie Lowry is holding weekly jumping training sessions on Wednesday evenings on an ongoing basis. Small groups, tailored by age/ability as much as possible. Various key skills covered at each session aiming for overall jumping and course-riding improvement. Provisional group times between 5.15-8.15pm.
£20 per person, each lesson must be booked and paid in advance on a weekly basis. To book, please message the Lessans facebook page. Groups/times won't be confirmed until minimum spaces are filled - groups will not run with less than four participants.

Have A Go Dressage

Friday 21 May from 5.30pm - a welcome opportunity to test your dressage skills in an encouraging, relaxed atmosphere, at our Have A Go dressage training event. Ride your test and then receive your score sheet, along with additional feedback/instruction on problem areas from our judges if required. Tests will be:
DI Intro B (2016) (no canter)
DI Intro C (2017) (limited canter)
DI Prelim 15 (2012)
DI Novice 26 (2012)
This fun evening will be good for those new to dressage, young horses, the ring-rusty or those thinking of moving up a dressage level. So come along and Have A Go! Approx. test times will be given. Proper turnout appreciated but not required. Judge: Barbara Ellison.
£10 per test - limited spaces, MUST be booked and paid in advance by PM to the Lessans facebook page.

Kids Summer Course!

Sat/Sun 17 & 18 July - All being well, Lessans famous Kids Summer Camp makes its fabulous return this year!
In line with whatever Covid restrictions are required at the time, riders will enjoy two lessons and a lecture per day, including flatwork, show jumping, cross-country and stable management. If camping overnight is not possible, participants will return home each evening, but there will still be loads to enjoy, and lots of fun with friends!
Open to age 17 and under, and for various abilities (riders will be allocated a suitable group). Everyone is very welcome; appropriate precautions will be put in place.
Please note: advance booking and payment for course spaces will be mandatory; own horse or pony IS required.
£120 per child. Instructors TBC. A Kids Meal Deal is available by pre-arrangement; please book separately with Ann in our Nosebag Cafe in person or on t: 07701087776.
To book your space on our Kids Course, please complete our booking form, which can be found on the Lessans facebook page Kids Course event listing; or for enquiries, please contact Philippa on t: 07808923894.

Adult Summer Course!

Sat 31 July & Sun 1 August - all being well, you can join us once again for our annual adult course this summer! In line with whatever Covid restrictions are in place at the time, participants will be split into groups according to ability, and will receive two lessons per day in flatwork, showjumping or cross-country, plus a practical lecture or demonstration each day - and, of course, our famous dinner party with a fair amount of craic!
Open to various abilities, age 18+, everyone welcome. Appropriate precautions will be put in place. Instructors TBC.
£130 per person. Please note: advance booking and payment for course spaces will be required; own horse or pony IS required. To book, please complete our booking form, which can be found on the Lessans facebook page Adult Course event listing or for enquiries, please contact Philippa on t: 07808923894.

Mark Robinson Flatwork/Jumping Lessons

Saturday 7 August from 10am
Mark Robinson will join us again at Lessans to offer flatwork and/or jumping lessons for a variety of ages and abilities. Mark is a BHS, Pony Club and UKCC accredited instructor, and a Dressage Ireland judge. He uses the knowledge gained from his many years of riding, competing and coaching to allow horse and rider to perform to their full potential.
Small groups, tailored by age/ability as much as possible. £25 per person - MUST be booked and paid in advance by PM to the Lessans facebook page. Groups/times will not be confirmed until all spaces are filled.

For more information on events, contact Philippa Auret at Lessans Riding Stables on 07808923894. And don't forget to follow us on facebook for our most up-to-date news!