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Events Schedule - Summer 2018

Jonathan Mulligan Showjumping Course Week 1

Thursday 3 May - Join us for Week One of a two-week showjumping course with top Irish competition rider Jonny Mulligan. Lesson times 7pm and 8pm; (a 6pm session will also be added if enough demand). Max. six per group, suitable for riders jumping 70cm and above. It is advisable to attend both weeks of the course but not essential.
£20 per lesson. MUST be booked in advance by PM to the Lessans facebook page.

Hack, Yard Meeting & BBQ Social

Sunday 6 May @ 12.30pm - Join us for a fun group hack followed by a yard meeting and BBQ social event! Attendance at the hack and BBQ is open to everyone and must be booked in advance; attendance at the yard meeting is required by all Lessans liveries.
Hack - 12.30pm
Yard meeting - 2.15pm
BBQ - 3pm (BYOB)
Hack & BBQ: £20 per person
BBQ only: £10 per person
Family tickets available - please ring the yard for details/bookings.

Jonathan Mulligan Showjumping Course Week 2

Thursday 10 May - Join us for Week Two of a two-week showjumping course with top Irish competition rider Jonny Mulligan. Lesson times 7pm and 8pm; (a 6pm session will also be added if enough demand). Max. six per group, suitable for riders jumping 70cm and above. It is advisable to attend both weeks of the course but not essential.
£20 per lesson. MUST be booked in advance by PM to the Lessans facebook page.

Inside Out Pairs Derby!

Sunday 27 May from 12.30pm - join us for all the thrills of our Inside Out Pairs Derby! Choose your partner carefully: you'll need two members per team with both scores to count. One jumps at Novice level (60-70cm) and one jumps at Open level (80-90cm) round a course of show-jumps and cross-country obstacles, beginning in our indoor arena and finishing in our outdoor. More than 20 jumps including steps, banks, fillers, etc and including a timed section. Supporters very welcome to loudly cheer along your favourite duo!
An individual warm-up class (shortened course, max. 70cm) will start at 12.30pm; and the Pairs classes will follow on from it. And if you're on your own, come along anyway and we may be able to match you up with another singleton to form a new pair!
£20 per person (warm-up class £10) - entries welcome in advance or on the day.

Polework with Lynne Tennis

Sundays 3 & 10 June from 12.30pm - Want to improve your horse or pony's strength, rhythm and balance, while adding interest to your flatwork? Following on from the popularity of previous sessions, Lynne Tennis is running more group polework lessons; please PM the Lessans facebook page or contact Lynne direct if you would like to take part. Suitable for all ages and abilities, max. 5 per group.
£15 per person.

Ernest Dillon Showjumping Clinic

16 & 17 June - due to the huge popularity of Ernest Dillon's previous clinics at Lessans two more dates have now been confirmed. These lessons are open to ALL ages and abilities jumping 70cm+
Ernest is a Fellow of the BHS, a UKCC Level Three Showjumping Coach and an accredited BS coach. He is also a British Eventing Master Coach and a UKCC Coach Educator. He instructs internationally and has competed in all three major disciplines at a high level.
Full clinic details to follow...

Kids Summer Camp

27, 28 & 29 July - Lessans famous Kids Summer Camp is back once again! Join us for three days of practical and theory lessons including flatwork, jumping, cross-country, games and, of course, loads of fun with friends! You can put what you've learned into practice at a fun competition on the final day and, weather-permitting, you can even camp out overnight...!
The Nosebag Cafe will be open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and refreshments.
Open to all ages and abilities (riders will be split into appropriate groups) and everyone is welcome, whether you're a Lessans livery or not!
£120 per participant. Own horse/pony required; spaces MUST be booked in advance before 14 July by phoning Philly on 07808923894 or by private message to our facebook page.

Lessans Summer Show

Sunday 19 August from 9.30am - come and enjoy the Lessans Summer Show, with multiple arenas including showing, jumping and Working Hunter classes for all ages and abilities - fun for all the family! Further details and full class schedule posted nearer the time.

Adult Summer Camp

Sat 25 & Sun 26 August - join us for our annual adult (or, as we like to call ourselves, 'big kids' camp! Participants will be split into groups according to ability, and will receive two lessons per day in flatwork, showjumping or cross-country with our experienced instructors, plus a practical lecture or demonstration each day. The course will include an evening dinner party, and our on-site Nosebag Cafe will be open for additional refreshments. If enough demand, a Friday evening lesson can also be arranged.
£100 per person. Open to all abilities, age 17+ and MUST be booked in advance by phone or facebook message by 10 August.

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!