THERE WILL BE TWO CAMPS
Brent Knoll and Blackdown Mendip Riding Clubs have teamed up again to bring you TWO 2024 CAMPS!!!
CAMP FORMAT 2024: It's your camp, so you choose!
Last year we trialled the option of choosing exactly the sessions you wanted to do – offering the choice of poles, flat, girds, SJ and XC. It was a little tricky to arrange, but the feedback we have had is that it worked, so we will once again give people the opportunity to request the type of lesson they would like.
Please remember to put on your booking form the flat work level and jump height you are comfortable with so that we can make sure you are with people of the same standard. If there is someone you really want to ride with, and they are riding at the same level, we will also try and accommodate that, so please let us know on the booking form.
Juniors will again be welcome but must be accompanied at all times by a non-riding adult attending camp (with transport) - whether this is a parent/guardian or nominated responsible adult.
If a more relaxed, fun break is what you are looking for, we have included a happy hacking option at Stockland Lovell - a perfect way to enjoy somewhere different and take in the views (the Quantock Hills are also only a short trailer trip away).
The cost for each camp includes:
Food and accommodation for you (you need to bring your own bedding) - please let us know on the booking form who you wish to share with and any dietary requirements
And stabling for your horse - including a shavings bedding and hay or haylage. Please bring your horse's hard feed if required. Each stable is provided fully bedded up with wood shavings. However, additional shavings can be purchased from Stockland Lovell if needed.
Instruction - four lessons at Pontispool and three lessons at Stockland Lovell.
Choose your camp option!
Over the course of the weekend riders will receive up to 4 sessions (at Pontispool, 3 sessions at Stockland Lovell) of group instruction which will consist of flat, poles, grids, SJ and XC.
You select how many of each session you would prefer (maximum of 2 XC) and we will do our best to accommodate your request. So you want an all flat camp - book it. Want to jump, jump and jump - you got it!
All sessions will be made up of small groups according to rider/horse abilities and requirements.
Happy Hacker Camp (Stockland Lovell Only)
The hacker camp is really popular amongst our members who like to enjoy the open space and many lovely hacking routes that run from Stockland Lovell across the headland. All routes are marked out and offer some lovely long hacks and open canters.
You will also have use of the arena and XC course at specified times. Private lessons with the instructors can be arranged at an additional cost. This needs to be booked before you arrive. If numbers permit, we will try to include you in the group lessons.
For parents/guardians accompanying junior members, owners of horses being ridden by others or partners coming along to join in - there's still plenty of fun to be had 'on the ground!'
The cost includes a two night fully catered mini break (breakfast, lunch and dinner!) - with plenty of walking opportunities (as the non-paid groom and photographer for your rider!) and on-site entertainment...
- please bring you own bedding, plasters and alcohol!
* EARLY BIRD DEAL FOR MEMBERS
Important information before you book!
For 2024 there will be a non-refundable £50 deposit, followed by two instalments. Both camps venues require significant non-refundable deposits, so we need to have commitment earlier from members next year, so early bird discounts will only be for those that book in good time.
Instalments will be as follows:
1st instalment by 22nd March
2nd instalment by 22nd April
Stockland Lovell camp:
1st instalment by 2nd August
2nd instalment by 1st Sept
Camp deposit of £50 is non-refundable.
Cancellations before the second instalment date – any payments made will be refunded less the deposit.
Cancellations after the second instalment date may only be refunded, less the deposit, if your space is filled with another paid booking – This means if the camp space is not filled you will be required to pay the total balance in full.
Please also remember:
Horse Passports & Flu Vaccinations
All horses and ponies attending camp must comply with the venue's policy
Riding Hats & Body Protectors
It is the responsibility of all riders to wear hats and body protectors that are fully compliant with current Riding Club standards. [New back protector standards for 2024!] Any rider found not to be wearing the correct standard hat and body protector will not be allowed to ride.
Please bring your own horse feed, mucking out equipment, wheelbarrow, water bucket, feed bowls etc.
Finally, sadly Dogs are not allowed at camp
Book your place!
- Fri, 03 MayPontispool Equine Sports Centre03 May 2024, 17:00 – 05 May 2024, 17:00Pontispool Equine Sports Centre, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton TA4 1BH, UK03 May 2024, 17:00 – 05 May 2024, 17:00Pontispool Equine Sports Centre, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton TA4 1BH, UKPay just your £50 deposit now to secure your spot. *EARLY BIRD DEAL FOR MEMBERS WHEN YOU PAY YOUR DEPOSIT BEFORE 15 MARCH ** Camp accommodation is in the Cabins as standard but you can upgrade to the Lodge! Please see camp details below for all the rates including non member prices.
- Fri, 27 SeptStockland Lovell27 Sept 2024, 17:00 – 29 Sept 2024, 13:00Stockland Lovell, Coultings, Fiddington, Bridgwater TA5 1JJ, UK27 Sept 2024, 17:00 – 29 Sept 2024, 13:00Stockland Lovell, Coultings, Fiddington, Bridgwater TA5 1JJ, UKTo secure your spot, you only need to pay your £50 deposit now. Instructional camp BKRC/BMRC Members £330*, Non members £370 Happy Hacker Camp BKRC/ BMRC £260*, non member £300 Non riding £170 BKRC/ BMRC, non member £210 * EARLY BIRD DEAL FOR MEMBERS IF YOU PAY DEPOSIT BY 1st JULY
EARLY BIRD DEAL FOR MEMBERS