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Events Schedule - Autumn/Winter 2018

Flatwork with Ron Schaefer

22, 23, 29 & 30 October from 6pm (provisional) - now is perfect the time of year to improve your basic flatwork skills or aim for better dressage/showing scores - and we can help you do that via our fun and informative flatwork lessons with highly experienced instructor and competitor Ron Schaefer!
Open to all ages and abilities. Groups will contain a maximum of five riders and lessons will will be split where possible by ability. Potentially three sessions at 6, 7 and 8pm depending on numbers (times will be confirmed once all sessions have been filled).
£20 per lesson - MUST be booked in advance and if you cannot attend, it is your responsibility to fill the space. You need not attend both dates, but it is recommended for best progression.

Tuesdays 23 & 30th lessons are now completely full - to book Mondays 22 & 29th, please PM the Lessans facebook page now!

Halloween Kids/Teens Day Camp

Wednesday 31 October 10am-4pm - join us for a spook-tacular Halloween Day Camp for kids and teens! Attendees will receive a flatwork lesson, a jumping lesson and an equine lecture from our brilliant instructors, Magical Margie Lowry and Phantabulous Philippa Auret... Suitable for all ages and abilities up to 18 years old. Hair-raising Halloween costumes are optional but appreciated!
The Nosebag Cafe will be open for lunch/refreshments.
£40 per person, MUST be booked in advance by PM to the Lessans facebook page or by contacting Philly direct.

Showjumping with Jonny Mulligan

Thursdays 1 & 15 November from 6pm (provisional) - our jumping lessons with the ever-popular instructor/competitor Jonny Mulligan are back; open to all ages jumping 70cm and over.
Max six riders per group and lessons will be split by ability; £20 per person. MUST be booked in advance by PM to the Lessans facebook page. Spaces will be limited so book early to avoid disappointment!
Lesson times will not be confirmed until all slots are filled.

Have-A-Go Dressage Competition

Sunday 4 November @ 2pm - test your dressage skills in an easy-going, encouraging, relaxed atmosphere! Tests will be:

BD Prelim 4 (2002)
BD Novice 27 (2007)

This competition is particularly recommended for those taking part in our Ron Schaefer flatwork lessons, but everyone is very welcome to come along and have a go!
£10 per test - MUST be entered in advance.

Racehorse to Riding Horse Christmas Fun Show!

Sunday 9 December @ 11.30am - Racehorse to Riding Horse Ireland are once again hosting their fun Christmas show at Lessans, with classes for all ages and abilities, not just the thoroughbreds!
More details to follow...

Lessans / Downshire Team Challenge

Sunday 16 December @ 12 noon - get your teams at the ready for the Lessans vs Downshire RC team challenge! More details to follow...

Festive Beach Ride & Picnic

Thursday 27 December (time TBC depending on tides) - our Festive beach ride was so popular last year that we've decided to do it all again! Everyone very welcome to join, time to be confirmed.

Lessans Christmas Dinner

You are invited to the ever-popular Lessans Christmas dinner! Date & venue to be confirmed - keep your eyes open for more details.

For more information on events, contact Philippa Auret at Lessans Riding Stables on 028 9751 0141 or 07808923894. And don't forget to follow us on facebook for our most up-to-date news!