FLETCHERS FARM RIDING SCHOOL 
(FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE COLCHESTER GARRISON SADDLE CLUB) 

Activities 

Please note, all activities must be paid for at time of booking and are non-refundable. To find out dates and book click link to calendar ... 

PONY DAYS 

A fun filled day with a chance to get hands on experience with our ponies.  
 
You will be able to groom and spend time with the ponies and participate in practical and theoretical stable management. Includes a one hour riding lesson on a pony of your selection (subject to suitability).  
 
Open to all ages and abilities. Parents of children in the beginners group (lead rein level) will be required to return at 14.00 to assist with the lesson. 
 
Time: 10.00 – 15.00hrs (Please bring your own packed lunch, drink and weather appropriate clothes)  
 
£37.00 

HACK & COFFEE CLUB 

These rides are for adults who have ridden in the past but their riding has lapsed. Come and enjoy a social morning session either in the school or out hacking when the kids are at school.  
 
Regain your skills, knowledge, fitness and confidence in a social environment and enjoy a coffee afterwards. So if you are feeling a little rusty and want to get back in the saddle then this is the course for you. 
 
Rides are booked in blocks and run during term time every Wednesday 10-11.30 am with coffee after. Course are either 5/6/7 weeks depending on school term and priced accordingly - £100/ £120/ £140 
Course will start 19th April and run for 6 Wednesdays finishing on 24th May.  

TOTS RIDING 

Tots riding – For children 3 years plus to give them a taster for ponies.  
 
These session are 40 mins and run every other Saturday. They involve grooming and pony care (15 mins) and a walk out hack (25 mins) led by mum or dad. 
Ring the office to book 01206 242210 

FESTIVE HOLIDAY FUN 

Festive Holiday fun – these are fun days in the holidays involving Easter egg hunts, gymkhanas, picnic rides.  
 

HORSE BALL 

Horse ball involves passing a ball and shooting goals whilst riding a horse. Fletchers farm offers taster days with an experienced coach giving you the opportunity to practice the skills and play a game.  
 
Come and try it on your own horse or one of the school horses. 
 
This sport is suitable for novice/nervous riders as well as being fun and different for those who are more experienced riders. 
 
Riders will be divided into groups of similar heights with around 6 people per group. Sessions will last for approximately 90 minutes. 

Le TREC 

Le TREC is a great sport for horses or ponies and riders of all ability to test your horsemanship and rider skills over a course of obstacles.  
 
Le TREC obstacles such as weaving in and out of cones, posting letters in boxes, limboing under low poles, leading your pony round or through hazards and many more.  
 
A fun activity for all the family and any abilities. After training and practice riders will be timed around the course with rosettes to the winner. 
 
£20 for loyalty members or £25 for non loyalty members 

pony pamper days  

A fun 2 hour session of bathing ponies, learning to plat and even painting them. Siutable for all ages. Come prepared to get wet and mucky! 

birthday parties  

Come and enjoy your birthday at Fletchers Farm Riding School. Whether you are looking for a group lesson or hack with your friends, a fun day with the horses or a mix of games and activities we can cater for all. We offer tailer made birthday packages to suit any experience, group size and budget. Please call the office to dicuss options.  
Office number 01206 242210 
 

family rides  

A chance to share a lesson or a hack with a sibling or perhaps a spouse who would like to give riding a try. These ¾ of an hour slots are being offered at a reduced rate of £45 for the lesson for the two riders.