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English Language Equestrian Camps

Improve your English in Dingle

Burnham Riding Centre provide an environment which enables the horse loving teenager and young riders to improve their English language skills through our Equestrian Camps in a friendly and homely environment.Beginners quickly become confident , novice riders make rapid progress and intermediates are encouraged to reach their personal goals and targets.Our young guests also get to make new friends , enjoy safe independence away from home and of course have fun.   

Option 1 Confidence Building &  Leisure Riders 

Following assessment students will follow a progressive programme that will be taught at a level the group each week are comfortable with to ensure that students will have improved their riding, knowledge and horsemanship skills to a confident level while having broaden their use of their English Language. 

Arrive Sunday evening after 6 pm depart at 1 pm Saturday afternoon. 

Days can vary slightly due however this will give students a idea of our daily routine.


Breakfast at 8 am then to the yard for  9.30 am  students will do morning Stable Duties / Management followed by  Flat Work / Dressage Lesson / pratice sessions.1- 1.5 hrs  

Lunch Break


Jumping lesson , X country ,  Competitions  at centre or Trekking 2 - 2.5 hrs.  We are finished in the yard 5pm 

Dinner 7 pm 

Evenings are free time to watch movies , beach , surf , trips to cinema. Pocket money required.   

Suitable for Beginner Novice Intermediate Riders 

Option 2 Intensive & Competition Riders 

These programmes are aimed at the more advanced rider and horse owners and those who are looking to competiting in Ireland. 

Daily routine is the same as Option 1 however riding classes are adapted to suit and Sundays are competition days at Local and National Shows if requested by students ( this is not included in price )   

Suitable for Intermediate &  Advanced Riders.

dingle Language students

English language and horseriding courses

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Accommodation is provided in family home on Burnham Road on a full board basis. Students are treated as part of the family during their stay.  Bedrooms are  2 / 3 per room ensuite or private bathroom .  

Awards & Shows

Unaffiliated Showjumping / Dressage Show with a prize giving held at the end of each week; students will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement  


Airport / Train transport can be arranged on request.

Afternoon & Evening Activities

Local activities such as kayaking in Dingle Bay , surfing  hill walking ,  boat trips  and the cinema are arranged by request.  Prices are not included in camp prices  pocket money will be required.

Dates & Prices

 July 29th - August 2nd  €1195 

 August dates by request please. 

For more options on competing holidays and for longer stays please email with your requirements.  

What you should bring

  • Riding Boots / Chaps  - short or long ( runners are not permitted )

  • Body Protector - to current standards  NOT AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTRE 
  • Riding Helmet - to current standards or you can borrow one from the centre

  • Riding Gloves - optional

  • Jodhpurs or Breeches

  • T-shirts long and short sleeves

  • Rain Jacket

  • Warm Jumper or Fleece

  • Evening Clothes and Footwear

  • Swimsuits

  • Toiletries

  • E11 Health Card

  • Pocket Money     

  • Learn to ride and improve your English!

  • Make new friends in Ireland

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