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Events Schedule - Spring 2018

Becky Cullen Arena Eventing Clinic

Sunday 25 February from 12.30pm - Becky Cullen will be teaching an Arena Eventing clinic at Lessans, where participants can work on all the skills required to ride a successful cross-country round before the season begins! Becky is an international rider/trainer and a HSI Level 3 Coach. She is also the Irish Pony Eventing Team Manager.
Suitable for riders of all ages and abilities jumping 70cm+
£35 per person per lesson; maximum four people per group. MUST be booked and paid in advance.

Friday Night Showjumping

Fridays 2 Mar, 23 Mar & 13 Apr @ 6pm - Lessans Friday Night showjumping is back on a monthly basis, with classes starting at 6pm with 40-50cm for the tinies, and growing through the heights to 1m or 1.10m if demand. There will also be one or two fun classes on each date, such as Ride & Run, Puissance or Top Score, just to keep things interesting!

Ernest Dillon Lecture / Coursewalk Demo / Q&A

Friday 9 March @ 6.30pm sharp - come and learn invaluable jumping tips and tricks from one of the best at our lecture / demo with BHS Fellow, UKCC Level Three Showjumping Coach and British Eventing Master Coach Ernest Dillon. This informative session will cover topics including riding lines and distances, and will also include a practical course-walking element plus a Q&A session. The Nosebag Cafe will be open for eats and your ticket price will include a free tea/coffee/juice. Ernest Dillon instructs internationally and has competed in all three major disciplines at a high level.

£10 per person
£15 1 adult + 1 child
£25 family ticket

Please contact Lynne Tennis on facebook or t: 07752423467 for bookings and enquiries. Spaces may be limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

Ernest Dillon Jumping Clinic

Sat 10 & Sun 11 March - due to the huge popularity of Ernest Dillon's previous clinic at Lessans two more dates have now been confirmed. These lessons are open to ALL ages and abilities jumping 70cm+
* Group lessons - £30 (max. four per group)
* £55 if doing a group lesson each day
* VERY limited number of private lessons available - £60

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.
These dates are filling up VERY quickly - book now to avoid disappointment! Please contact Lynne Tennis on facebook or t: 07752423467 for bookings or enquiries. All bookings MUST be paid in advance and your booking will not be considered confirmed until payment is received.

Forest Ride & Picnic

Sunday 18 March - join us on another of our popular Ride & Picnic outings - this time we're hitting the forest. A great way to top off your St Patrick's Day weekend, and you can enjoy the scenery with an al fresco picnic afterwards! Everyone very welcome; further departure/join-up details will be posted nearer the time. Own horse/pony and transport required. £10 per person.

Easter Kids Gymkhana

Monday 2 April - come and enjoy all the fun of our annual Easter Kids Gymkhana, with classes, games and prizes for all ages and abilities, including our famous Fancy Dress parade - and maybe even a visit from the Easter Bunny too! Class schedule will be posted nearer the time.

Pre-Cavan Working Hunter Training Competition

Sunday 8 April - take advantage of our unique training competition before you head off to this year's NI Festival at Cavan, or simply advance your skills in the Working Hunter arena. Jump a course of Working Hunter fences and ride a show to be marked under competition conditions, but also receive immediate invaluable feedback and instruction from our qualified coach/judges to help polish your performance and improve your chances of coming out on top. Full class schedule will be posted nearer the time.

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!