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Events Calendar


This page features a list of our up and coming events, lessons, clinics, camps, competitions etc as currently scheduled for the next few months. Keep an eye on this page as new events are being added all the time!
For further details about what is involved in our lessons, clinics and camps please also refer to our Rider Coaching page and the Clinics & Camps page.

Note: All downloadable files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Please contact us if you are having trouble viewing any files.
 

> SEPTEMBER 2017


> 1 DAY SHOWHUNTER CLINIC at Chester Farm.
- WAS SCHEDULED FOR Sunday 17th September 2017.

NOTE: Unfortunately this event has now been POSTPONED until 1ST OCTOBER due to ogoing wet weather creating unsuitable parking / camping conditions.
All booked and interested riders have been notified via email.

See below in October section for clinic details.



> YOUNG RIDER SHOWJUMPING DEVELOPMENT CAMP at Chester Farm.
- WAS SCHEDULED FOR 30th September & 1st October 2017.

NOTE: Unfortunately this event has now been POSTPONED UNTIL 28TH & 29TH OCTOBER due to ongoing wet weather creating unsuitable parking / camping conditions.
All booked and interested riders have been notified via email.

See below in October section for clinic details.


> REGULAR LESSONS at Chester Farm.
Private lessons - Jumping, Flatwork or Practical Horsemanship lessons, are available anytime by appointment with either Greg or Diana. Please contact us to discuss.

 

> OCTOBER 2017

 

> 1 DAY SHOWHUNTER CLINIC at Chester Farm.
New Date - Now Sunday 1st October 2017.

This is a 1 day clinic where you stay for the day and take part in 2 lessons per combination. All ages and levels welcome.

Morning: Flatwork group lesson with Diana incorporating pole exercises with a focus on understanding your horse's canter, ringcraft and riding techniques to help you prepare for jumping a great showhunter round.

Afternoon: Jumping group lesson with Greg using small jumps and showhunter fillers, building on the morning's flatwork lesson and now incorporating jumps to help you establish rhythm, control and understanding of how to ride a well executed showhunter course.

Open to a limited number of riders on a "first in first served" basis.

- ONLY A COUPLE OF SPACES STILL AVAILABLE.

Chester Farm Showhunter Clinic
- Click to download Showhunter Clinic Info Flyer (PDF 602kb)
- Click to download Showhunter Clinic Booking Form (PDF 311kb)



> ANNUAL "SPRING INTO ACTION" 3 DAY CLINIC & CAMP
6th, 7th, 8th October 2017.
Our annual 3 day Spring Clinic and Camp is a fantastic opportunity to help kick-start your training, riding and motivation ready for the coming summer season.
Jumping Lessons or Flatwork Lessons available (please note our jumping lessons always include a portion of flatwork in them, while our flatwork lessons usually include polework too).
All ages and levels welcome. Most of our general clinics like this have about half adults and half young riders attend.

This spring camp will consist of one riding lesson per combination per day in your chosen lesson type of either 3 Flatwork or 3 Jumping lessons, ensuring you make great progress over the 3 consecutive days, while also allowing plenty of time for you to watch and learn from other lessons, enjoy the gorgeous bush and river campsite, explore the surroundings and local activities, and meet new like-minded people.
Non-riding family and friends are welcome to join you onsite and make a fun camping holiday out of it. Fees are all listed on the info flyer and booking form below.

- FILLING FAST, SPACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR FLATWORK GROUPS, JUMPING GROUPS AND A BEGINNER / LEARNER RIDER GROUP.

(Each of our general riding clinics such as this are booked on a "first in, first served" basis with limited numbers per clinic, early bookings are advised to avoid disappointment due to popularity!)

Chester Farm 3 Day Spring Riding Clinic
- Click to Download Clinic Info Flyer (PDF 1215kb)
- Click to Download Booking Form (PDF 345kb)


> YOUNG RIDER SHOWJUMPING DEVELOPMENT CAMP at Chester Farm.
NEW DATES - Now 28th & 29th October 2017.

A FEW SPACES STILL AVAILABLE.

Objective: To support and encourage young horse riders (under 21) who show enthusiasm, ambition and ability to advance their horse knowledge, management and riding skills alongside positive personal development, with a focus towards showjumping competition.

This intensive two day camp, for riders aged under 21, will include several group riding lessons including flatwork, polework and jumping, fun un-mounted group exercises, daily discussions on a variety of showjumping and personal development topics, plus a shared evening meal on Saturday night (either a group BBQ onsite or a group dinner at a local restaurant/pub).

Open to keen young riders of all levels who are looking to further their showjumping knowledge with proven training techniques and a supportive, positive coaching style to help gain improvement, knowledge and confidence to take them further in the sport of showjumping.

Limited to a maximum of 12 riders per camp. Applications for this special camp are now open and must reach Chester Farm via email or post by 14th October 2017 to be considered.

Download application for for full details. All enquiries welcome.

Young Rider Showjumping Development Camp 2017
- Click to download Young Rider Application Form
(PDF 80kb)


> ADULT RIDER EMPOWERMENT CAMP at Chester Farm.
- WAS SCHEDULED FOR 28th & 29th October 2017.

NOTE: Unfortunately this event has now been POSTPONED UNTIL 18TH & 19TH NOVEMBER due to us having to reshuffle earlier events due to ongoing wet weather and unsuitable parking / camping conditions from winter/spring rains.
All booked and interested riders have been notified via email.

See below in November section for clinic details.


> SPRING TWILIGHT JUMPING NIGHTS - OCTOBER 2017
24th and 31st October.
Due to other committments this spring, our annual spring Twilight Jumping Series will only be run over 2 Tuesday nights this October. Showjumping classes from 60cms to 1.10m. (No series points or accumulator prizes this time.)
Fun Mini Hunter Derby course also available (small logs and natural obstacles in a gently rolling paddock).
Professionally run yet low-key and very supportive competition evenings.
Excellent outings for young horses and riders, those getting prepared for the summer competition season or first shows, or anyone looking for a fun professionally organised outing.
All welcomes, horses and ponies, kids to adults.
Fee: $5 ground fee per rider. $5 per class. Enter on the night.


> REGULAR LESSONS at Chester Farm.
Private lessons - Jumping, Flatwork or Practical Horsemanship lessons, are available anytime by appointment with either Greg or Diana. Please contact us to discuss.

 

> NOVEMBER 2017



> ADULT RIDER EMPOWERMENT CAMP at Chester Farm.
New Dates - Now 18th & 19th November 2017.

Objective: To support and encourage adult horse riders (age approx 21 and over) who show enthusiasm to advance their horse knowledge, management, safety and riding skills, incorporated with fun and interesting personal development discussions and exercises, to lead towards improved overall confidence with horses and self empowerment. Horses can teach us so much about ourselves and this camp will help give you an insight into this!

This very unique and intensive camp is limited to a maximum of 12 riders and will include group lessons per day (horsemanship groundwork, flatwork and/or jumping) as well as fun unmounted group exercises, daily discussions on a variety of topics, plus either a shared BBQ evening meal or a group dinner at the local pub (to be confirmed closer to time).
Great confidence building and personal discovery camp. Ideal for adults looking to gain confidence with horses from all aspects, whether riding for pleasure and seeking to improve or working towards low level competitions and outings etc, and anyone keen to discover more about their relationship with their horse and spend a fantastic weekend in a positive, supportive environment with like-minded people.

Download the booking form below for full details and fees. All enquiries welcome.
Bookings for this special camp are taken on a first in first served basis.

SPACES STILL AVAILABLE ON THIS SPECIAL CAMP.

Adult Rider Empowerment Camp 2017
- Click to download Adult Rider Empowerment Camp Booking Form
(PDF 65kb)


> NOVEMBER 2 DAY CLINIC AND CAMP
25th & 26th November 2017.

Details to be confirmed soon, watch this space.


> REGULAR LESSONS at Chester Farm.
Private lessons - Jumping, Flatwork or Practical Horsemanship lessons, are available anytime by appointment with either Greg or Diana. Please contact us to discuss.

 
> DECEMBER 2017



> DECEMBER "XMAS SPIRITS" 2 DAY CLINIC AND CAMP

Tentatively scheduled for Friday 8th & Saturday 9th December 2017.

Details to be confirmed soon, watch this space.


> SHOWJUMPING DERBY COMPETITION
Tentatively scheduled for Sunday 10th December 2017.

Details to be confirmed soon, watch this space.


> REGULAR LESSONS at Chester Farm.
Private lessons - Jumping, Flatwork or Practical Horsemanship lessons, are available anytime by appointment with either Greg or Diana. Please contact us to discuss.

 

 

> JANUARY 2018



> "HAPPY NEW YEAR" 3 DAY CLINIC AND CAMP

3rd, 4th & 5th January 2018.

Details to be confirmed soon, watch this space.


> REGULAR LESSONS at Chester Farm.
Private lessons - Jumping, Flatwork or Practical Horsemanship lessons, are available anytime by appointment with either Greg or Diana. Please contact us to discuss.

 

 

Further events for 2017 / 2018 will be added as we confirm them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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