Ponyakademie's holiday courses


During spring, summer and autumn holidays Ponyakademie offers a varied holiday programme.


The courses provide an excellent opportunity to spend a few intense days with horses and horseback riding and therefore allow students to make visible progress in a playful way.


Our holiday offers are open to all interested children and teenagers.


Ponyakademie does not provide overnight accommodation.

 


Horse riding lessons: trial lessons at Ponyakademie


On the following dates we offer trial lessons for children and teenagers who wish to test Ponyakademie’s offers without any commitment.

 

In 2020 we only offer try-out-lessons during the summer holidays on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.


The lessons take place at the usual times:
1.30 pm - 4 pm, 4.30 pm to 7 pm


Age: 4 – 16 years


Costs for trial trainings: CHF 90.00


Safety: The same regulations apply as for our regular lessons. If you don’t have a riding helmet, you can alternatively use a properly fitted bicycle helmet.


Registration: Write us an e-mail (info@ponyakademie.ch), we'll inform you about the dates available. We look forward to welcoming you at Ponyakademie!


(Mailing address: Ponyakademie - B. Passerini, Rietlistrasse 8, 8180 Bülach)

 


Spring holiday 2020

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)
(14 - 17 April 2020 and 20 - 24 April 2020)

 

Beginners: 

You finally want to learn more about horses? You want to understand what they are communicating? You want to feel safe at all times and sit firmly in the saddle?


We will accompany you from the very first steps right through to riding freely in the outdoor arena.


Contents of the course: building a foundation of trust between the child and the horse, introduction to the language of horses (body language and facial expressions of the horse in interaction with the child’s body language), horse keeping and care, ground work, mounted lunging lessons, riding freely in the outdoor arena (if possible), fun and games.

 

Advanced riders:


You can ride freely without difficulty in the outdoor arena and master the rising trot. If you are also curious to learn about other activities with horses besides dressage riding, you will be impressed by our holiday programme for advanced riders.


Of course, we will spend a lot of time during week with horseback riding. But in addition this, we will also learn about other methods and possibilities to interact with horses and thus develop an even closer relationship with them.


Contents of the course: we will discuss the details of the individual programme with the riding students at the beginning of the course week. Apart from horseback riding, the course may include the following activities: ground work, work on the lunge, trotting over poles, jumping, mounted games, horse massages.


The lessons take place daily from 9 am to 4 pm.


Costs of the course week: CHF 900.00
The price includes everything: individual lessons, use of the horses, lunch and a small afternoon snack.


Safety: The same regulations apply as for our regular lessons.

Registration: Simply download the registration form, fill it out and send it back to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you at Ponyakademie!


(Mailing address: Ponyakademie - B. Passerini, Rietlistrasse 8, 8180 Bülach) 

Download
Registration Form Day Camp Spring 2020
Anmeldeformular Spring 2020.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 129.2 KB

Summer holiday 2020

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)
(13 - 17 July 2020 and 10 - 14 August 2020)

 

Beginners: 

You finally want to learn more about horses? You want to understand what they are communicating? You want to feel safe at all times and sit firmly in the saddle?


We will accompany you from the very first steps right through to riding freely in the outdoor arena.

 

Contents of the course: building a foundation of trust between the child and the horse, introduction to the language of horses (body language and facial expressions of the horse in interaction with the child’s body language), horse keeping and care, ground work, mounted lunging lessons, riding freely in the outdoor arena (if possible), fun and games.

 

Advanced riders:


You can ride freely without difficulty in the outdoor arena and master the rising trot. If you are also curious to learn about other activities with horses besides dressage riding, you will be impressed by our holiday programme for advanced riders.


Of course, we will spend a lot of time during week with horseback riding. But in addition this, we will also learn about other methods and possibilities to interact with horses and thus develop an even closer relationship with them.


Contents of the course: we will discuss the details of the individual programme with the riding students at the beginning of the course week. Apart from horseback riding, the course may include the following activities: ground work, work on the lunge, trotting over poles, jumping, mounted games, horse massages.


The lessons take place daily from 9 am to 4 pm.


Costs of the course week: CHF 900.00
The price includes everything: individual lessons, use of the horses, lunch and a small afternoon snack.


Safety: The same regulations apply as for our regular lessons.

Registration: Simply download the registration form, fill it out and send it back to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you at Ponyakademie!


(Mailing address: Ponyakademie - B. Passerini, Rietlistrasse 8, 8180 Bülach) 

Download
Registration Form Day Camp Summer 2020
Anmeldeformular Summer 2020.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 129.6 KB

Regular lesson times from 18 July - 09 August 2020

 

During the summer holidays our 2.5-hour teaching units are held at the usual times:


Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:
1:30 pm – 4 pm


During these three weeks beginners are also welcome to register for trial lessons or three days of horseback riding - according to their personal wishes - without committing to the weekly lessons during the school year.

 

Of course this offer also applies to all students of Ponyakademie.


Age: 4 – 16 years


Costs per lesson (2.5 hours): CHF 90.00


Safety: The same regulations apply as for our regular lessons. If you don’t have a riding helmet, you can alternatively use a properly fitted bicycle helmet.


Registration: Simply download the registration form, fill it out and send it back to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you at Ponyakademie!


(Mailing address: Ponyakademie - Barbara Passerini - Rietlistrasse 8 - 8180 Bülach)

 

Download
Registration Form Try Outs Summer 2019
Anmeldeformular Try-Outs 2019.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 417.3 KB

Autumn holiday 2020

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)
(05 - 09 October 2020 and 12 - 16 October 2020)

 

Beginners: 

You finally want to learn more about horses? You want to understand what they are communicating? You want to feel safe at all times and sit firmly in the saddle?


We will accompany you from the very first steps right through to riding freely in the outdoor arena.

 

Contents of the course: building a foundation of trust between the child and the horse, introduction to the language of horses (body language and facial expressions of the horse in interaction with the child’s body language), horse keeping and care, ground work, mounted lunging lessons, riding freely in the outdoor arena (if possible), fun and games.

 

Advanced riders:


You can ride freely without difficulty in the outdoor arena and master the rising trot. If you are also curious to learn about other activities with horses besides dressage riding, you will be impressed by our holiday programme for advanced riders.


Of course, we will spend a lot of time during week with horseback riding. But in addition this, we will also learn about other methods and possibilities to interact with horses and thus develop an even closer relationship with them.


Contents of the course: we will discuss the details of the individual programme with the riding students at the beginning of the course week. Apart from horseback riding, the course may include the following activities: ground work, work on the lunge, trotting over poles, jumping, mounted games, horse massages.


The lessons take place daily from 9 am to 4 pm.


Costs of the course week: CHF 900.00
The price includes everything: individual lessons, use of the horses, lunch and a small afternoon snack.


Safety: The same regulations apply as for our regular lessons.

Registration: Simply download the registration form, fill it out and send it back to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you at Ponyakademie!


(Mailing address: Ponyakademie - B. Passerini, Rietlistrasse 8, 8180 Bülach) 

Download
Registration Form Day Camp Autumn 2020
Anmeldeformular Autumn 2020.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 131.3 KB