School Holiday Intermediate Horse Riding - 8 to 14 Years Old

Main Ridge, VIC

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  • Horse riding day program for intermediate riders aged 8 to 14 years old
  • Trail ride, dressage lesson and introduction to show jumping is included
  • Accredited instructors

A great follow on from the Koala course, the Kangaroo class is a horse riding experience that includes a trail ride, dressage and an intro to show jumping. It's great for kids that are a bit more confident with horse riding and want to continue learning. Fun, educational day for kids 8-14 years old.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Use of the helmet and all equipment
  • Grooming, washing and tack lesson
  • Off the property trail ride to either Mock Orchard or Green Olive
  • Riding and jump lesson
  • Untack and wash down lesson
  • Achievement certificate
  • Gift bag and photo
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

A fun day out for kids on school holidays and a way for parents to get some time to themselves! This full day horse riding program is designed for children aged 8 to 14 years old, who have completed the Koala course or something similar at a different stable. This horse riding experience is focused on practical learning and the correct and safe way to ride and care for horses.

As part of a small group, your child will groom and wash their horse, then go on a trail ride off the property to the beautiful Mock Orchard or Green Olive. They will ride back and then learn about dressage and show jumping. They will learn the correct way to mount and dismount as well as the correct posture and balance for riding. With accredited instructors guiding them through the lessons, you can rest assured your child will be learning in an environment where safety is held in the highest regard.

At the end of the day they will untack and wash down their horse, as well as getting their photo taken with their favourite horse and receiving a certificate of achievement and gift bag. The course runs from the morning until afternoon and parents are welcome to stay and watch or; they can leave their child for a few hours to bound with their new found friends. The kids will be served morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

On the Day

Session Length

  • The session runs from 9am - 3:30pm
  • You will need to arrive at 9am sharp, so it's a good idea to get there with a few minutes to spare

PLEASE NOTE: This experience is not available from 17 July to 30 August 2017 inclusive.

Numbers on the Day

20 kids per session


Session will go ahead in the rain

Dress Code

Wear suitable clothes for the weather

Other Info

The supplier's mission statement is "Safety First - Doing it right, first time, every time." They are very committed to ensuring safety for all involved in the course.

... and Importantly


  • Our School Holiday Program operates during the Victorian School Holiday terms
  • Arrival time is: 9:00 am sharp
  • Children must be aged 8 - 14 years old


Cancellations are effective on the date notice is given. All cancellations need to be submitted by email to so there is no dispute regarding the timing of the cancellation. Moving your booking is also considered as a cancellation. Due to extensive planning and organisation involved in the Horseback business, a strict cancellation fee will be applicable.

Once a booking is made the following cancellation fees will apply:

  • Bookings cancelled up to 7 full working days before booking date, a full refund of money is paid
  • Bookings cancelled (or moved) between 7 full working days and 48 hours before booking date, 50% will be refunded to the customer
  • Bookings cancelled (or moved) within 48 hours of booking date or No Shows, the full amount paid will be forfeited