Horses In Mind Activity List
PRESCHOOLER CLINICS. 2yrs – 5yrs
1 hour duration. ½ hour spent on the ground with small animals & ponies, ½ hour lead line ride. Parent/carer participation is required for this activity.
HORSE RIDING SESSION. 6yrs+.
1 hour duration. Introduction to horsemanship skills. Each child/adult learns mounted safety maneuvers and riding skills. Everyone learns to ride at their own pace and level of experience.
2 hour duration. The complete horse experience! Suitable for intermediate and advanced riders. Students will learn about all elements of horse ownership and care including grooming, tacking up, and feeding, as well as developing their skills in the saddle. Available as a group lesson (3-8 riders). 60 minutes of riding time.
HORSE ASSISTED LEARNING. 6yrs+
1 hour duration (ratio of support is based on a client-needs assessment). Horse assisted learning uses horsemanship as a tool to develop specific personal growth and development goals. This program is also suitable for anyone who needs some extra care while riding or working on the ground during their Horses in Mind experience.
Cost – Varies
TRAIL RIDES. 6yrs+
Individuals Cost $66 per 1 hour
Couples Cost $110 per 1 hour
Family 2 x Adults (17+) and 2 x Kids (6-16yrs) Cost $198.
Cost of extra riders negotiable. Beginner kids/under 8 years old are lead line only.
PONY CAMP 6yrs+
Our school holiday program is always a favourite. Weekdays through school holidays (8:00am – 4:00pm) for children aged 6 – 16. Lots of play-based learning about horse care and safety, fun exercises on the ground and in the saddle, with plenty of access to our other farm animals and activities. Make sure you book early, our spots fill up quickly!
Cost $110 per day
PONY PARTIES & PONY PICNICS
Make your child’s birthday their best yet with one of our pony parties! Pony party packages include pony dress ups with our friendly miniatures, pony rides for children, farm animal petting and lots more. Subject to availability, on weekends only. Starts at $33 per child per hour. Minimum booking of 10 children.
MEET THE PONIES OPEN DAYS
8:00-11:00 am on alternate Sundays. No bookings required—keep an eye on our Horses In Mind Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm event dates. Come along and have some fun with the animals, petting and pony rides, sausage sizzle and a coffee van!
Cost $20 for 1st child, $15 for each extra child. Parental supervision required at all times. Everyone MUST have closed in shoes and be sun smart.
HORSE HANDLING CLINIC
PLEASE NOTE : This is a non-riding activity.
Days/dates vary. Booking ahead is essential. 5 weekly sessions (recommended to attend as a block). For young people aged 10+ years and adults who want to learn how to be the best horse handlers they can be. Each session scaffolds your learning so that you gradually master the stages of working positively with horses. Are you ready to make the connection?
Cost : $75 per 3 hour session.
LEASING AND AGISTMENT
Want a horse but not the hassle and expense of ownership? We offer opportunities for experienced riders to lease our horses. Must have minimum capability of catching, tacking up, and riding safely with others. Expressions of interest considered on a case-to-case basis.
For horse part-lease or agistment packages or for more information about any of the above services, please email email@example.com or text/phone our Service Coordinator Cherrie on 0413 314 428.