Current courses for 2017

'Terrain Riders' with Robert Claus

Riding course with the famous trail rider and author. Includes:

  • Full board and overnight stay
  • Board for your own horse (paddock and feed)
  • Saddle control

Price: 260€ early bird special when booked by 6.8.17, 300€ regular price, single supplement +40€


Friday 8th Sept 2017

12:00 Meet and greet, accommodate and feed horses

13:00 Group Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Demands and dangers on the ground, general behaviour in a riding group, behaviour in traffic, traffic regulations and terrain, training and conditioning of the horse, hoof maintenance, feeding.

16:00 - 16:15 Break

16:15 - 19:00 Mistakes to be avoided; first steps in case of injury/accidents, injury prevention measures, drafting a haul report, master the difficult terrain.

20:00 Evening Meal

21:00 Power Point presentation 'Go forth with the horse'

Saturday 9th Sept 2017

09:30 - 12:30 Overview of horse and riders equipment, what is necessary and has proved its' worth, Different types of saddles and saddlebags, how to customize a saddle for a horse, how to use a measure/ grader, recognising back problems, how to treat saddle or girth pressure.

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 16:00 Assessment of a horses' riding fitness, trotting and recognising lameness, checking the back, tendon problems, what is the hoof, hoof protection, PAT values, dealing with a stethoscope

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 - 19:00 Introduction to navigation

20:00 Evening meal

21:00 Quality time together and closing discussion

Sunday 10th Sept 2017

10:00 - 12:00 Shared ride covering; bridles, saddles, luggage, behaviour in the group, in traffic, over terrain, orientation and challenges, lighting and safety aspects

12:00 - 13:00 Debrief

13:30 Lunch and departure

  • Participants receive a proof of course completion.
  • Course places limited to 10 max. Please email to register
  • 260€ early bird price
  • After confirmation, payment is required within 14 days to secure your registration.

Yoga and Riding

A workshop for riding and yoga enthusiasts, suitable for beginners and advanced abilities alike.

With Kathi Poetsch (Riding teacher) and Mira Kohsow (Yoga instructor). The workshop includes:

  • 3x Yoga sessions, 60 mins ea
  • 1x Horsemanship/Groundwork with horses around 90 mins
  • 2x Western riding lessons/ Trail rides each around 90 mins
  • Overnight stay in Twin rooms at ART.Quartier (single supplement applies)
  • Half board, welcome drink, coffee and cake
  • 1x Sauna

Price: 298€ with own horse (includes paddock and feed), 358€ with loan horse.

For more information, to register and book for November workshop, enquire latest by 25th October.