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 2017 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 80.00


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 look forward to welcoming you at Ponyakademie!


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

 

Download
Registration Form Try Out Lessons Summer 2017
Anmeldeformular_Sommer Try-Outs 2017 Eng
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Spring holiday 2017

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)
(17 - 21 April 2017 and 24 - 28 April 2017)

 

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 875.00
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 2017
Anmeldeformular_Frühling 2017 Englisch.p
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Summer holiday 2017

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)
(17 - 21 July 2017 and 14 - 18 August 2017)

 

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 875.00
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 2017
Anmeldeformular_Sommer 2017 Englisch.pdf
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Regular lesson times from 21 July - 13 August 2017

 

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 80.00


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 2017
Anmeldeformular_Sommer Try-Outs 2017.pdf
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Intensive summer language and riding lessons

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)

 

The lessons will be held in English, knowledge of a bit of basic German is required. Previous riding skills are not required.

 

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? Are you also interested in learning German and do you want to practice what you learn in school? Then this is the right course for you.

 

In two hours in a small group of a maximum of 2 children per group, we will establish a theoretical base of German all to do with horses. This entails anatomy of the horse and rider, and of course the tack of the horse. After this input, we will use it hands on at the horse itself. The contents of the course include the following: 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, depending on riding skills ground work, mounted lunging lessons, riding freely in the outdoor arena (if possible), fun and games etc.

 

These lessons are either available for learning English or German, depending on the mother tongue.

 

Course dates:

available upon request

 

The lesson takes place onetime at 13:00-15:00 or 15:00-17:00.

 

Costs per lesson (2.5 hours): CHF 80.00 (to be paid in cash on site on the day of the lesson)

Included are: the individual half-private lesson, the usage of the horses as well as a small snack.


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)

 


Autumn holiday 2017

Intensive lessons for beginners and advanced riders (Day Camp)
(09 - 13 October 2017 and 16 - 20 October 2017)

 

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 875.00
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 2017
Anmeldeformular_Herbst 2017 Englisch.pdf
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