Thursday, June 20, 2013

Summer Lessons & Camps!

Hello Raynham Riders!

With the often-chilly spring we had, summer has snuck up on us!   Below are the details regarding summer lessons scheduling.  We will be offering classes in July and August during the evenings, Monday – Thursday and on Saturdays in addition to our terrific summer camps!  Even if you are unable to commit to regular classes during the summer months, we’d still love to see you for an occasion class when you have some free time!  Just a reminder to all students that fall registration will be posted on the website August 1st.

Want $50 off your lessons or 2013 Summer Camp?  
Refer a friend who registers for 2013 Summer Camp! (Session 1, 3 & 4 only*)

We still have some spaces open in all of our summer camp sessions, so if you have not registered yet, it’s not too late!  You can register online quickly and easily with our new registration software   We are offering a $50 Refer a Friend Discount to any student that refers a friend that registers for summer camp sessions 1, 3 or 4 (session 2 not included in the discount).  
*Only applicable for NEW clients that have never taken lessons or attended summer camp previously at Raynham Stables.


Again this summer, students can schedule classes online so you can book classes for the dates and times that you are available, eliminating the need to schedule make-ups during July & August.

Group Lessons
Follow the link below and select the “Classes” option on the left side.  Then select the appropriate level lesson to view the classes available at that level (please read the level descriptions at the bottom before booking.).  You will need to book each class individually.  If there is not a class available at your level, please let us know.  If there is enough interest, we can open up more time slots. 

Semi-Private Lessons
Follow the link below and select the “Semi-private/Private Lesson” option on the left side.  It will show you a calendar with all the open time slots to book a class.  Before you schedule a semi-private lesson, YOU must have already found another rider at the same level as you that is available at the same time.  Just ONE person schedules the time slot but please indicate BOTH riders’ names in the booking.  You will need to book each class individually.

Private Lessons
Follow the link below and select the “Semi-private/Private Lesson” option on the left side.  It will show a calendar with all the available time slots.  You will need to book each class individually.

To avoid having to schedule make-up lessons during the summer months, we offer the package pricing for individual bookings. 

Group Lesson: $50.00/class incl. HST & Hay Surcharge
Semi-Private/Private Lesson = $60.00/class incl. HST & Hay Surcharge

Level Descriptions:

New Rider: Able to walk & trot.  Working on position basics, 3pt & 2pt. 
*Note: Group classes are not available at this level, please book a private, semi-private or small group.

Beginner: Dressage - Able to walk, trot & learning to cantering individually, working on rider position.  Over Fences – Working on trot poles and small cross rails.

Advanced Beginner:  Dressage– Able to work school figures in trot, able to canter in a group, working on improving rider position.  Over Fences – Able to jump small gymnastic lines (up to 2’) and small courses in trot.

Novice:  Dressage–Still working on rider position but also introducing work on rhythm & relaxation.  Able to ride school figures (circles, serpentines, changes of rein).  Over fences - able to jump a 2'3" course in a combination or trot or canter with some awareness of distances and leads.

Intermediate:  Dressage - Working on rhythm and relaxation in dressage lessons, sometimes able to maintain contact.  Over fences - Able to jump a 2'6" course with awareness of distances and lead but may not always be able to correct. 

Advanced: Dressage - Able to work on contact in dressage lessons, and some lateral work.  Over Fences - able to jump a 2'9 + course and able to correct leads and distances