LESSONS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Lessons can either be booked individually or as a course. All lessons are progressive and cumulative so      consistency and frequency is recommended, but because they are individually designed for each rider,  there is no need to commit to coming every day or every week. Just fill in your preferred slot in the on-line  calendar.
 
1.  INTRODUCTORY LESSONS 30 mins Riding and Pony Care
 1(a) Young children ±parent(s)
 1(b) Teens
​ 1(c) Adults
 These lessons are designed for complete beginners (or people wishing to start again from scratch).
 Individual
 Own Pony: $40
 School Pony: $60
 2 Students
 Own Pony: $ 30
 School Pony: $45
 2. GENERAL INSTRUCTION (50 minutes)
 Continuation of the beginner lessons, or for riders who are not complete beginners and up.
 Individual
 Own Pony: $85
 School Pony: $100
 2 Students
 Own Pony: $70
 School Pony: $80
3 or 4 Students
Own Pony: $50
School Pony: N/A
 3. REMEDIAL WORK FOR RIDERS WHO HAVE LOST CONFIDENCE, BEEN INJURED, or SUFFER FROM PARTICULAR CONDITIONS WHICH WILL BENEFIT FROM THE KIND OF EXERCISE THAT RIDING PROVIDES. 
We are happy to work in with your physiotherapist or other professional to ensure that you gain the best possible benefits from your lessons. 
One-on-one sessions only- 60-90 mins: $170
(10% discount if you book and pre-pay 10 lessons)
 
 4. LED AGILITY (45 minutes)
Suitable for adults, and children over 5, and for horses or ponies of any age (post weaning).
Depending upon the age and experience of handler and horse/pony this will cover basic groundwork and then an introduction to a range of exercises and obstacles designed to increase the bond between handler and horse/pony.
 
  • Desensitise pony and improve handler / pony confidence
  • Play EMBA (Equestrian Mind and Body Agility) games and have FUN!
  • Preparation for a range of classes and competitions including Handy Pony, Stockman’s Mount, mounted games, Working Equitation and other activities designed to show pony’s versatility, training and ability/willingness to adapt to new situations and demands.
  • EXCELLENT activity for ponies too young to be ridden
Individual
Own Pony: $50
School Pony: $80
2 Students
Own Pony: $40
School Pony: $60
5. MOUNTED AGILITY (55 minutes)
As above. Suitable for children over 4 (riders of all ages may be led.)
Horses/ponies 3 years old – very light work only
Horses/ponies 4 years old (or over) – can include small jumps
Horses/ponies 5 years old (or over) – all activities
Individual
Own Pony: $60
School Pony: $80
2 Students
Own Pony: $50
School Pony: $70
6. THERAPY
Exercises and activities to allow you to take advantage of the emotional healing qualities which some special horses and ponies know how to share with you. Equine therapy has been shown to assist with Please enquire for further information. Our therapy sessions do not involve riding. 
 
Private 1 hour sessions: $170
7. RESCUES
 So you have rescued a horse or pony and don’t quite know how to proceed with it?
We are experienced in rehabilitating horses and ponies who are unhandled or who have had a bad start to life and bad experiences later in life and can advise you.  
$150 per hour plus travel if necessary
8. BIRTHDAY AND PONY PARTIES
Pony parties are the under 12's are an exciting way to celebrate a birthday or other event or just for fun. We provide quiet ponies for riding, dressing up, games and competitions, all held in our safe indoor arena. Our staff all have Working With Children checks. Party food and drinks are provided and a birthday a birthday cake and present will be provided for the birthday girl/boy. 
Cost for 2 hours all included is $400, with a maximum of 6 children (unless by prior arrangement).
Group Lessons
 
Group lessons are a great way to share costs and experiences. We have a maximum of four riders per group and can cater for mixed ability groups.

 

Private Lessons

Private lessons enable the instructor to provide concentrated one-on-one attention to the rider.
Clinics - dressage, poles, judging etc - watch this space!
BLANDINGS CEANN RUADH - homebred Connemara Pony

© Drumalbyn Equestrian and Rare Breeds Centre 

ABN: 28536300983

For lesson bookings and enquiries

0497 621 606

drumalbyn@outlook.com

 

3871 Bendigo - Pyramid Road

Tandarra - Dingee

Victoria 3571

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