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2018 April holiday riding camps

April holiday camps

HPRA is offering two- and three-day camps in the April 2018 school holidays

Monday to Wednesday, 16-18 April;
Monday and Tuesday, 23 and 24 April.

The cost for the three-day camp is $300.
The cost for the two-day camp is $250
The cost is $120 per day for these camps.
All are subject to availability.

Drop-off is at 9.30am; pick-up at 4pm.

Horses, safety helmets, accommodation and all food is included.

Bookings are essential, and places are limited. Please text Sandie on 0404 868 846 if you would like to book or discuss the school camps. Or you can email horsepowerriding@bigpond.com.

Two happy HPRA camp riders on their lovely ponies
Two happy HPRA camp riders on their lovely ponies.

Fantastic 2018 HPRA riding camps

These photos give you some idea of how much fun riders had at the 2018 HorsePower summer camps as well as developing their confidence and their riding.

A young rider pats a pony
A lovely moment between pony and rider.
HPRA riders heading out of the property
HPRA riders heading out
Riding through the nearby bush
Riding through the nearby bush.
An end-of-camp flour fight in the arena is enjoyed by the HPRA riders
An end-of-camp flour fight is enjoyed by the HPRA riders.
Camp participants enjoy a water fight in the arena
An end-of-camp water fight is fun in the summer sun.

January 2018 school holiday camp dates announced

January 2018 school holiday camps

HPRA is offering two- and three-day camps in the January 2018 school holidays

Wednesday to Friday, 3-5 January;
Wednesday to Friday, 10-12 January;
Wednesday to Friday, 17-19 January.

The cost for the two-day camp is $250
The cost for the three-day camp is $300.
The cost is $120 per day for these camps.
All are subject to availability.

Drop-off is at 9.30am; pick-up at 4pm.

Horses, safety helmets, accommodation and all food is included.

Bookings are essential, and places are limited. Please text Sandie on 0404 868 846 if you would like to book or discuss the school camps. Or you can email horsepowerriding@bigpond.com.

HorsePower gift certificates – a great Christmas gift idea

The perfect gift for the horse lover

HPRA gift certificateYou can purchase a HorsePower Riding Academy gift certificate* for anything from a single riding lesson to a group of lessons (half hour or hour, individual or group), a school holiday camp, horse-themed party or event.

Check the prices in Hours and charges and then contact Sandie Gleeson by texting her on 0404 868 846, and she can tailor an HPRA gift certificate to suit your needs and budget.

A rider takes a jump on Rosie the thoroughbred
A rider takes a jump on Rosie the thoroughbred

*Gift certificates are non-refundable and expire after six months.

HPRA riders and ponies off to Morrisett for camp

Abbie hugging Ace after washing and grooming him
Abbie hugging Ace after washing and grooming him. © Irma Havlicek
HorsePower Riding Academy was abuzz with excitement and activity this morning as riders arrived to ready their ponies for a two-day (and two-night) camp at Morrisset.

Ponies were washed, brushed, plaited and painted to make them beautiful for the show and camp.

Jaffa is in pony-bliss-heaven as he kisses his girl, Holly
Jaffa is in pony-bliss-heaven as he kisses his girl, Holly. © Irma Havlicek

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January 2017 HPRA camp dates

Jaycie, happily riding her pony, Tommy, over a jump
Jaycie, happily riding her pony, Tommy, over a jump at a recent HorsePower Riding holiday camp. © Irma Havlicek
Check the posts below to find out how much horse riding experience and fun Sandie provides at HorsePower Riding Academy school holiday camps. The following three-day camps are on offer in January 2017:

Monday to Wednesday 16-18 January
Monday to Wednesday 23-25 January

The cost is $300 per rider for the three days.
Horses, safety helmets, accommodation and all food is included.

The single day-rate cost is $120 per rider.
Drop-off at 9.30am; pick-up at 4pm.

How good are Sandie’s HPRA holiday riding camps….

The riders lined up, and their instructor just before jumping commenced
The riders and their instructor just before jumping commenced. © Irma Havlicek
The last camp of the September/October 2016 school holidays is on now. The next camps will be held over the summer school holidays. Details will be on this website closer to the time.

Meanwhile take a look at how much fun the riders had today in the jumping session, before heading off in the afternoon on a riding race challenge, where they have to find hidden hints to find the prize. They will go home tomorrow, happy and tired from a fantastic camp.
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