Severnvale offer a range of activities for children, including clubs, fun days at half term, as well as birthday parties, and is a Pony Club CentreIn particular it’s Clubs provide a great way to learn to look after and ride a pony as these group sessions provide 1½ hours of fully supervised instruction, including riding, grooming, care of tack, and mounted games; as well as BHS Approved Tests.They are run by the Centre’s instructors who have a wide range of qualifications, expertise and experience and can cope with children of all ages and all stages. Quite a lot of events take place during the school holidays, so look at the ‘Children’s Schedule’ or the ‘What’s on now?’ pages on this website, or on SVEC’s Facebook page, to see when they take place.To book a place please speak to Juliet or Debbie, or just telephone the office @ 01291 623412.
Therearearangeofcamps,whicharesuitablefor everyone, from noviceridersuptothemoreexperiencedriders. Usuallyrunoveroneormoredays,eachincludeslotsoffunandlookingafter ponies, with the option to camp; and you can bring your own pony, or borrow one from Severnvale.
These instructional camps are run for children so
that they can enjoy the thrill of owning their own
pony for a few days
This year there will be four camps of mixed ability, eachrunundertheprofessionalsupervisionofqualifiedstaff;allowingeach childtoreceivevaluabletraininginridingandstablemanagement. Thepriceincludes lessons, food & stabling for your child's pony or horse, or the use of a school pony.Camp detailsEach camp involves 3 nights away, enabling participants to develop their confidence and skills; and is suitable for novice riders and those on lead reins, right through to more experienced riders, who are able to canter and are learning how to jump; to those that can confidently jump a course and already have a working knowledge of care and handling of their pony or horse. Participants must be 8 years of age to camp.
These 4-day / 3-night Camps start at 2.00 pm on
the Monday and finish at 5.00 pm on the Thursday -
Book a birthday party for a minimum of 4 people and SVEC will do the restYou will groom your ponies, get them ready for gymkhana games and then have plenty of fun when playing the games. You’ll go back home tired and with a smile.You are very welcome to use the Gallery Café area for any food you wish to bring.Cost £22.50 per person - and a special Happy Birthdayrosetteforthebirthdaychild
Something to look forward to after school!
Things for children
Please note:•Cancellation – Should the booking be cancelled, other than for a proven medical or equally valid reason, then the following refund will be made:oUp to two weeks prior to the camp – full camp fee paid, less the depositoUp to one week prior to the camp – 50% of the full camp feeoIn the week prior to the camp – nil•Juliet must be made aware of any medications required during camp with written instructions on dosage. All medication must be given to Juliet at the start of the camp.•Severnvale reserves the right to change or cancel any camp - but where possible will offer an alternative. Where an alternative cannot be found then the camp payment will be refunded.
Bookings:•BookingsmustbemadeonanApplication Form (this can be downloaded) and be complete with a deposit - people who have written their names down but have not paid a deposit or completed forms will loose their place, as paying clients will be given priority when they book.•The deposit for the camp is non-refundable and should be paid as soon as possible to ensure a place at the selected camp. The remainder of the fee must be paid no later than two weeks before the camp - a surcharge of £10 will be made if the balance not paid within this time.•Cheques’ should be made payable toSevernvaleRidingLLP.
•The Camp Fee includes; all riding and stable management lessons; food on each day of attendance; use of school ponies or a stall with hay and straw provided for own pony (if a stable is required then there will be an additional £25 charge). •Each camp will cater for all abilities, from lead rein to advanced level, and will teach each rider at their own level of ability. Even if they have never ridden before and want to join in, then they will be accommodated!•If you are not sure which camp you should come to, please speak to Juliet who will also try to group the children by ages, friendships and ponies available. If you are available for several camp dates let Juliet know.•Those camping at Severnvale must provide their own tent. Two adults and several responsible teenagers will be staying with the children at night. There is a toilet and shower onthestableyard.