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Stuck for a Present?
Why not give a voucher for a lesson / hack / special event or course
Special offers on BSRS T-Shirts (£7) and Sweatshirts (£18) for Christmas 1st - 31st December
An Invitation to Join Us for a Christmas Drink

Please join us for drinks and mince pies as a thank you for supporting the riding school
throughout 2019 and to celebrate Christmas

Come and ride - drop the children off at the riding school Christmas party or just pop in for a drink anytime during the day between 11am and 2.15pm. Sunday 22nd December 11am - 2.15pm

Christmas Ride and Lunch

A beautiful ride out followed by Christmas lunch.

Why not join up with non horsey friends too for the lunch part - all welcome.

Sunday 15th December 11am - 1pm
(lunch at 1pm)

£48 for ride and 2 course lunch

£15 for 2 course lunch only

(1pm start)

Budleigh Riding School Childrens Christmas Party

For the little ones!

A fun christmas party where children will decorate and plait their pony in teams , take part in stable games, and also ride, gymkhana games on horseback and finish with a ride out.

Parents why not join us for our annual drinks around the tree while children are at the party (see above)

Sunday 22nd December 10.30am - 1.30pm
(lunch at 1pm)

Cost £40
(including lunch and refreshments)

Christmas Cracker Ride

Hunt the Christmas Crackers and look for a sack of prezzies on the common.

Decorate yourselves and your horses in tons of tinsel and get into the Christmas spirit.

Rides will be split into groups according to levels of experience - all riders must be fully competent in walk and trot or above.

Sunday 22nd December 1pm - 3pm

£39 - or £19 own horse
(Including presents & crackers)

Santa Mock Hunt

Come and chase Santa with his sack of prezzies across the common to his secret hiding place.

FANCY DRESS ESSENTIAL- prize to the best - experienced riders only - this ride will be fast!!

Monday 23rd December 9am till 12pm
(but please if possible arrive early and stay after to help with your horse)

£49 - or £24 own horse
(inc presents)

Kiddies Christmas Treasure Hunt on Horseback

For the little ones! - come and hunt for Christmas treasures in the woods and common near the stables.

You have a better view on horse back to spot Santa’s presents!

Any level welcome lead rein upwards (rides will be split into beginner (on lead rein) and novice (off l-rein).

Monday 23rd December 1.30 - 3.15pm

£31 - or £15 own pony
(Including presents & crackers)

New Year Specials
New Years Eve - Eve ride!

Come for a lovely 3 hour ride to see out 2019.

Stop for a coffee or a tipple half way. All levels of experience welcome - riders will be split according to level of experience (must be at least competent walk and trot level).

A hot lunch snack or soup warmer will be available on arrival back at the stables - or just join us for a hot chocolate by the fire if you prefer.

Monday 30th December 10am - 1pm

£45 / £22 own horse
Soup warmer - £4.50 / lunch - £6.50

New Years Pub Ride

Join the first pub ride of 2020.

Lovely ride to the pub for lunch - then gentle ride home!!

Friday 3rd January 2020 11am - 3pm

£49 (not including food!)

Christmas at the Oak Lodge & Extras

We are open throughout the Christmas break for well needed hot chocolates, big breakfasts snacks, lunches and cosy log fire.

If you are looking for a venue for Christmas parties or meal in front of the wonderful tree talk to Chrissy or Rob at the cafe.

Christmas Carrot Evening Get-together

Come for a lovely Christmas evening in the Oak Lodge with buffet meal. Dressage to music, mounted games & saddle club display & raffle.

A fun charitable evening for friends and family organised by our ‘Galloping Grannies’ to raise money to support all the horses and to give them extra treats for the year ahead.

Thursday 5th December. 6.30pm onwards

£10adults : £5 children including buffet

All proceeds to the horses. Tickets in advance please so we can accurately cater.

The Oak Lodge Christmas Coffee and Big Breakfast Morning

Come and join us for a coffee and/or breakfast by the beautiful Christmas tree.

A lovely get together with all proceeds going to Otterton School. We would love to see you even just for a quick cuppa!

Friday 6th December

10am - 12pm

An Invitation to Join Us for a Christmas Drink

See above

Sunday 22nd December

11am - 2.15pm

BSRS Usuals-with added Christmas spirit!
Own a Pony Days

Come and own a pony for the day.

Ride your pony in the morning and afternoon and in between look after him/her - grooming, feeding, tacking up and preparing his/her stable for the night.

Groups split according to level of experience - Bring warm clothes - lunch available at the Oak lodge in front of a warm log fire!

Fri 20th, Tues 24th (9am - 3pm),
Fri 27th, Mon 30th December :
Thurs 2nd, Mon 6th January
10am - 4pm

£52 (£56 with lunch / refreshments)

Mini Pony Days

For the little ones

A mini day - running either am - 10-1 or pm 2-5 they are a great 3 hour session including preparing pony for ride, an hours ride and then feeding and making them warm and comfy in their stables..

Fri 20th Dec (PM)
Sat 21st Dec
Tues 31st Dec
Fri 3rd Jan (AM)


Three Day Courses

Come for 3 days of riding and learning all about how to look after the horses.

Groups split according to level of experience. Bring warm clothes. Lunch and a warm log fire available at the oak lodge! Adults welcome too!

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th Dec

10am - 4pm

3 day £145 (£160 inc food)

Spring Term Events 2020

We have a few spaces on both adult and children saddle clubs for next year starting week of January 6th. Booking is on first come first serve basis so please call to secure your place.

Our popular Take back the reins courses are starting again the week of 6th January.

After school pony club will start on 17th January.

For all our Spring Term events please see separate events list & ask Chrissy or Rob for details.

BSRS & Oak Lodge Shut Days

Wednesday 18th December - PM : Christmas Day : Boxing Day & New Years Day.
If anyone would like to donate a Present to the horses - they love carrots and polos.
The yard love hoof picks, scissors, pens and lead ropes!

We hope you find plenty on here to keep you entertained throughout Christmas and New Year - if not please let us know and we will try to organise something for you.

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

.....and just remember when you are all tucking into your roast turkey on Christmas Day we will be tucking into mucking out the horses!!

Tuesday Afternoon progressive riding tests 4pm - 6pm

An 8 week Riding and stable management course working towards progressive riding tests.

Booking for this course is either through
Chrissy: chrissy@devonriding.co.uk Or if at Exmouth Community College or linked schools please book
through Louise Stortenbeker : louise.stortenbeker@exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk

Tuesday 28th January - Tuesday 25th March (excluding Tuesday 18th Feb for half term).
4pm - 6pm

£165 for the 8 week course

Wednesday Evening Saddle Club 6pm - 8pm

A 12 week riding and stable management course at Novice Canter level.

Wed 8th Jan to Wed 25th March

£300 for the 12 week course

Friday After School Pony Club 4.30pm - 6pm

A 10 week fun after school riding and stable management course.

Children will alternate riding and stable management weeks and will be put into groups according to levels of riding and stable management experience.

Friday 17th January to Friday 27th March
(exluding Friday 21st February)

£145 for the 10 week course

Friday Evening Experienced Saddle Club 6pm - 8pm:

A 12 week riding and stable management course for those at Canter level.

Friday 10th January to Friday 27th March
6 - 8pm

£300 for the 12 week course

Saturday Pony Club 11am - 1pm

A 10 week fun after school riding and stable management course.

Children will alternate riding and stable management weeks and will be put into groups according to levels of riding and stable management experience.

Saturday 25th January to Saturday 24th March (exluding Sat 22nd February)

£165 for the 8 week course

Sunday Kids Club 2-4pm:

Sunday riding and stable management.

Any age and level of experience. You do not have to book every week for this club - just call to book and pay weekly.

Weekly on Sundays

£32 per week


We offer a range of birthday party options with added extras - party food, rosettes and horsey themed party bags - please ask for more details.

Take Back the Reins Courses
Tuesday course 6pm - 8pm & Thursday course 11am - 1pm

A 10 week relaxed course.

We will identify your objectives - whether its to hack out or to learn the more refined flatwork movements you can work towards your goals in a relaxed atmosphere of a course where you get the chance to prepare your own horse and have a coffee and a chat afterwards.

Tuesday 7th / Thursday 9th January -
Tuesday 17th / Thursday 19th March

Excluding Tuesday 18th & Thursday 20th Feb

10 weeks for £235
5 of the 10 weeks for £125
Weekly £27
(prices include coffee / tea)

Thursday Evening Experienced Saddle Club 5.30pm - 7.30pm

A 12 week riding course for experienced adults.

Thursday 9th January to Thursday 26th March

£300 for the 12 week course

Look out for our spring programme and summer camp
Information coming out in February 2020



Tel: 01395 442035 email: info@devonriding.co.uk

Prices include VAT @ 20% - payment on booking please