A Brief Background


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A Brief Background

Ellesmere and ERDA has been operating as a riding school and agistment centre since 2014 with the RDA lessons beginning in 2016. Our nationally qualified, experienced and fully insured coaches offer lessons on our quiet and educated school ponies or on your own horse. Clients of all abilities have the opportunity to learn not only riding skills but horsemanship and safety around horses, improve physical skills, be active, make new friends and develop social skills as well as experience the magic that horses bring to our every day lives

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Term Time Lessons

Group, private and semi private lessons run during the week, after school and on Saturdays during school term, for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders.   Our Jump Club runs on Thursday evenings under lights with riders developing their technique and skills. Ellesmere accepts riders from age 5  and adults returning to riding or learning a new skill are very welcome.

Trail Rides in Beautiful Moruya State Forrest

Trail rides for experienced riders run on an as needed basis along miles of quiet fire trails in the state forest.  Rides last for between 2 and 4 hours and include bridge and water crossings, steep hills and descents and riders must be able to confidently trot and canter.  We recommend learning to ride in the arena for beginners.  

School Holidays July 2019

School Holidays are always busy at Ellesmere with our holiday clinics being very popular with locals and visitors.  We run full  day schools and include activities such as mounted games, polocrosse, trail rides, bareback riding, jumping and gymkhana events where children can win ribbons, as well as our successful 'Ready Set Trot' program for primary school aged beginners..  Our overnight 'Summer Camp' which runs in January is very popular.  

Medieval Games and Skill at Arms!

ERDA Fundraising event

Knights and Chargers! Swords and Lances! Jousting and Archery! The next very exciting clinic offered at Ellesmere will be with Darrel and Lisa Bosley on the 27th/28th July. Darrel is a very successful medieval tournament competitor and fantastic coach and will be teaching mounted archery and medieval games. Great fun! Own horse or school horses available. This is NOT a PC event and is open to all riders. Cost is $135 for the 2 day clinic. Spectators are welcome. Camping and yards available. All profits to support ERDA. This clinic will fill very fast so phone or text Sue to book 0435765591

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Riding Lessons

"I had a fantastic time.  Thank you so much, I will definitely recommend this place to any one wanting a riding lesson.  Lovely horse, great teacher who instantly picked up on mistakes and things I know I need to work on.  Fabulous.  Thank You! x "

Em Petterson

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RDA

Riding for people with a disability is available in private or group lessons with a strong  focus on FUN and enjoyment as well as the more serious stuff - developing balance, coordination and strong muscles.

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Brithday Parties

Your child's special day will come and go - But the memories of a birthday party with the ponies at Ellesmere will stay forever!  Birthday parties with the ponies include mounted and unmounted party games, grooming, riding and learning to stop and steer.  For groups of 4 - 8 riders

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