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New Riding Level 4 Flat Class Open

Jennifer Landels  April 14, 2018
Categories: Mounted Combat, Programs

A heads up to all of you with your Riding Level 3 signed off: we have opened a new Sunday class to help you towards Riding Level 4.  Due to complex scheduling this six-class series runs over ten weeks, so there are no classes on April 29th, May 13th, or June 13th.  Sign up now to start working on your lateral movement, non-progressive transitions, and beautiful sitting trot!

Riding Level 4+
Sundays 15 April – 10 June, 11am – noon
*no classes 29 April, 13 May, or 3 June
Instructors: Stephanie Laversin & Jennifer Landels
Sign up on our workshop page

Spring Courses at Red Colt

Mounted Combat Mastery

After your Riding 4 class, stick around for Mastery.  April is true fight month, so its a great time to hone your skills for the rank exam on the 27th. Don’t know how to ride?  No problem.  Classes can be taken from the ground as well as from horseback!

Mounted Combat Mastery
Sundays noon – 2 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Landels
cost: 2-hour tuition or punch card credit

Beginner Riding & Horsemanship

This six-class course is designed to help the beginning rider achieve Horsemanship and Riding Level 1.  In addition to your weekly riding lesson, you will learn safe horse-handling techniques, how to groom and tack up a horse, basic horse identification terminology, and basic feeding and stabling. The cost of the course includes one free riding or horsemanship assessment. Students can expect to be ready to assess Horsemanship Level 1 at the end of the six classes. Readiness for Riding Level 1 typically takes two iterations of the course.

Sundays 15 Apr – 10 Jun, 3:00pm – 5:00pm *note: no classes 29 Apr, 13 May, 3 Jun
Cost: $300 + gst
Instructor: Isabel Landels
Prerequisites: none

Riding & Horsemanship Level 2

This six-class course is designed to help the riders achieve Horsemanship and Riding Level 2.  The cost of the course includes one free riding or horsemanship assessment. Students can expect to be ready to assess Horsemanship Level 2 at the end of the six classes. Readiness for Riding Level 2 typically takes two iterations of the course.

Sundays 15 Apr – 10 Jun, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
*note: no classes 29 Apr, 13 May, 3 Jun
Cost: $300 + gst
Instructor: Eleanor Landels
Prerequisites: none

Riding Level 3+, Flat

A six-class series for riders working on Level 3 or higher with an emphasis on flat-work and lower level dressage. Some ground poles and cavaletti may be included. (Note: Riding Level 3, Jumping will begin in March).

Sundays 15 Apr – 10 Jun, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
*note: no classes 29 Apr, 13 May, 3 Jun
Cost: $200 + gst
single classes: $45 each if space available
Instructor: Stephanie Laversin
Prerequisites: Riding Level 2

 

Riding Level 4+, Jumping

A six-class series for riders working on Level 4 and up with a focus on jumping gymnastics and stadium courses.  Cross-country jumping included as weather permits.

Saturdays 12 May – 16 Jun, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Cost: $200 +gst
Instructor: Jennifer Landels
Prerequisite: Riding Level 3

Riding Level 3, Jumping

A six-class series for riders working on Level 3 with a focus on jumping and galloping position, poles, cross rails, and low fences. Riders may have the opportunity to ride out in the fields, weather permitting.

Saturdays 12 May – 16 Jun, 5:00 – 6:00pm
Cost: $200 +gst
Instructor: Jennifer Landels
Prerequisite: Riding Level 2.  Riding Level 3, Flat also recommended.

Riding Level 1-2

This class is for participants who are able to tack up and untack independently and who are working towards their Riding Level 1 or 2.

Saturdays 12 May – 16 Jun, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Cost: $200 for 6 classes
Instructor: Jennifer Landels
Prerequisite: Horsemanship Level 1

Youth Riding & Horsemanship

This course for kids aged 6-13 will introduce your child to ponies and horses in safe, fun, and

friendly series of six classes taught by Pony Club qualified instructors. Each class contains a riding lesson as well as a horsemanship lesson where students will learn to handle, groom, and care for ponies and horses. The curriculum follows the Canadian Pony Club D level lessons and will prepare students for testing Academie Duello Mounted Combat Riding 1 or Pony Club D Level.

Thursdays 5 April – 10 May, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Cost: $300 + GST
Instructor: Kate Landels
Prerequisites: none

To register see the Workshops Calendar or call the front desk at 604 568 9907.

jenniferlandels Jennifer Landels heads up Academie Duello's Cavaliere Program. She has been swordfighting since 2008, and riding since before she could walk. She started the program as an excuse to combine those passions. Read more from Jennifer Landels.