Training Courses and Heavy Horse Experience Days
Heavy Horse experience days are an introduction into working with heavy horses and are suitable for anybody over the age of 13. Your day will include grooming, harnessing and working a heavy horse and will finish with learning to drive one of our horses in a cart around the fields.
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“a great day with such gentle giants”
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Our training courses, 1 to 5 days duration, are designed to give participants a sound foundation to being able to safely work their own horse or horses. Course content is dependent on the requirements of the pupil, but could include working single and pairs or even a team of horses. We can cover traditional English plough and cart harnesses and selection of American and Scandinavian types. Farm work like harrowing, rolling and muckspreading to driving carts, wagons can all be covered.
We do specialist forestry courses teaching most aspects of working a horse in forestry.
Confidence Building. Want to bring your own horse? We can run confidence building days where we train you with your horse. Sometimes you just need that extra hand to get going!
Courses are run on mutually convenient day (s).
Our courses cost £120.00 for a one day course. Discounts are also available for two or more people booking together (£100.00 per person). We provide lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
We offer bed and breakfast to trainees at £40.00 per night. Or can provide a place to pitch a tent or park a caravan with use of facilities £10.00 per night.