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Riding Holidays

Exciting  Equestrian Experiences at Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre

Adult Intensive Riding Breaks  

Dates throughout the year.

We offer complete flexibility on our Intensive Riding Breaks - you select what you would like to do by booking your sessions through EC Pro. You can add extras, such as hacking, via email.

Our breaks non-residential but there are a number of options close by, including B&Bs, glamping and hotels. This allows us to ensure you have the accommodation you want and tailor the break to your needs. 

Set in the heart of Gloucestershire Countryside at Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre we are fortunate to have direct access to a wide variety of off road riding, quiet country lanes and bridle paths. This combined with our superb training facilities means that we can offer you a unique equestrian experience. Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre is a family owned Centre where we ensure professional, safe and fun intensive riding breaks. We tailor our breaks to suit the levels of experience of those joining us, combining hacking and lessons to ensure you have a great opportunity to build on your skills, whether you are a complete novice or an experienced rider.

At Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre we understand the importance of ensuring you are well matched with your horse or pony. So we start your riding breaks with an assessment lesson. This allows us to ensure you are mounted to the right horse, so that you can have both a fun and safe experience while at Tumpy Green.

An example of  what to has been included in an Intensive Riding Break at Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre:

Day 1

After a briefing and an opportunity to familiarise yourself with the Centre and meet the horses, you will then have an initial riding assessment to ensure we match you up with the most suitable equine partner for you break. We offer programs to suit all levels of experience from complete beginners to advanced.

Lunch may be a bar snack at a local  hotel, or you are welcome to bring  a packed lunch.

After lunch you may have a one hour stable management lesson that will teach you how to care and handle your horse safely. This session can be tailored to meet your needs and interests. Then you can get back in the saddle and continue your riding with a flatwork lesson and then a hack in the local countryside.

The first day is rounded off by ensuring your horse is safely put to bed and tack cleaned  ready for tomorrows adventures.

Day 2

After breakfast you could be enjoying the same riding plan as yesterday with a lunge lesson in place of the assessment lesson, a flatwork lesson and a hack as well as a stable management lesson. The lunge lesson is a fantastic way to get a real feel for the horse's movement and work on your position, this is beneficial to all levels of riders, as it allows you to focus on specific areas within a controlled way.

Day 3

We could start the day with a group lesson, building on your previous days lessons.  This will be followed by a stable management lesson before lunch. After lunch we will be once again heading off into the local countryside, for a long hack. For those who would like to jump (and are able to!) the ride can included cross country fences from intro to novice level. Alternatively, those who prefer four hooves on the ground can just enjoy the beautiful countryside.

Your Intensive break will finish with a debrief where you will have an opportunity to discuss your next steps with your instructor. Then off home for a well-deserved rest!

What to do next...

Email us to discuss your horse riding holiday