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Course overview

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to improve their English skills whilst enjoying a mix of horse riding and grooming at approved local stables.

Key Facts

Available in

Start dates:

  • 5, 12, 19, 26 July; 2, 9 August 2023

Entry level:

  • Beginner

Age range:

  • 8 – 12 and 13 – 17

Duration:

  • 1 – 4 weeks

Arrival/ departure day:

  • Wednesday

Lessons per week:

  • 15 hours of English
  • 6 hours of horse riding and grooming activities

Included in the price:

  • 15 hours of English lessons per week
  • Two half days of horse riding and grooming activities at approved local stables
  • Full-board residential accommodation
  • Additional sports and activities programme (daytime and evenings)
  • Full-day excursions every Tuesday and Wednesday
  • One half-day excursion per week
  • At least one excursion entrance fee per week
  • Placement test
  • Internet access
  • End-of-course certificate
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Weekly laundry service
  • School bank service

Course structure and content

Students have 15 hours of English lessons per week and 6 hours of horse riding and grooming related activities.

  • Riding - Hacking
  • Dressage
  • Show jumping and cross-country jumping
  • Gymkhana games
  • Tacking up and general grooming of the horse
  • Manes and tails plaiting

Sample weekly timetable

Weds Thurs Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues
Morning Arrival or excursion Book-based lesson Book-based lesson Book-based lesson Book-based lesson Book-based lesson Excursion
Project-based lesson Project-based lesson Project-based lesson Project-based lesson Project-based lesson
Lunch
Afternoon Horse Riding Activities Excursion Activities Horse Riding
Horse Riding Activities Activities Horse Riding
Dinner
Evening Activities Activities Activities Activities Activities Activities Activities

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The Kings Admissions Team