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

What's Happening this Term?

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.

Beach Ride is Back!

The beach ride is a full day ride from Bingie beach to Tuross.  Bring your own picnic lunch and experience the beautiful south coast on horseback, including lagoons, beaches and cliff trails.  Experienced riders only for this one, must be able to trot and canter.  See our Facebook page for details

School Holidays April 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, 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.  

Easter Trail Ride

Ellesmere Equine Centre is running a mounted trail ride on Easter Sunday to hunt for eggs in the forest. This is open to all riders with some experience (must be able to trot and canter), bring your own horse or use one of our school horses. Start time is 10am and cost is $50 on your own horse or $80 if you hire a school horse. 

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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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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