Improve your English Language in Dingle
Burnham Riding Centre provide an environment which enables the horse loving teenager and young riders to improve their English language skills through Equestrian Programmes and Holidays 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 .
English Horse Riding Holidays
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 ( no extra charge ) after 6.30 pm or Monday morning 9 am - 9.30 am depart at 6 pm Friday evening .
Days can vary slightly due to trekking and our show schedule with students however this will give students a idea of our daily routine .
Breakfast at 8 am driving to the yard at 8.30 / 9 .30 am then students will do morning Stable Duties / Management followed by Flat Work / Dressage Lesson / pratice sessions . 1- 1.5 hrs
Jumping lesson , X country , Competitions at centre or Trekking 2 - 2.5 hrs
Evenings are free time to watch movie , beach , surf , trips to cinema .
Sundays are free day if students are staying weekends .
Suitable for Beginner Novice N. Intermediate & 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 .
Accommodation is provided in family home off site on a full board basis . Students are treated as part of the family during their stay . Bedrooms are 4 per room or a private room can is also available .
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 as part of their riding programme/ holiday.
Airport / Train transport can be arranged on request .
Afternoon & Evening Activities
Local activities such as kayaking in Dingle Bay , Climbing Wall , Surfing , Hill walking , Trips to Fungi ( the dingle dolphin ) and the Cinema are arranged by request. Prices are not included in Holidays prices so pocket money will be required .
2019 Dates & Prices
July 8th - 12 th €550
July 15th - 19th €550
July 22nd - 26th €550
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
Warm Jumper or Fleece
Evening Clothes and Footwear
E11 Health Card