Confidence Camps - 3 Day Camps
A whole weekend focused on building confidence and overcoming riding fears. The emphasis is on having fun and learning new techniques in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.
We also offer 1 day camps which can be run after a confidence workshop.
Camps normally are 3 full days or 3 1/2 days, depending on the venue.
Cost will depend on each venue and facilities. Generally a 3 day camp is £195 but please check the cost on the event when booking.
Stabling (often hay/haylage/bedding).
4 x mounted lessons in small groups or 3 mounted sessions and 1 'Run Day' to include activities to be agreed.
Choose whichever mounted sessions you are comfortable with:
Flatwork (incl rider posture),
Improve your dressage scores,
Grid work/Pole work,
Jumping for the Terrified!
Unmounted rider psychology sessions which are designed to build and enhance the quality and control of your confidence:
Mental strategies for instant confidence,
Mindfulness for riders,
1 x Full hypnosis session (optional).
Secrets of dealing with the 'What If's'
Overcoming known fears a fun way,
Dealing with the unexpected
Planning and Mind Maps for motivation and progress.
Mounted sessions in small groups to cater for the needs of the individuals. Emphasis will be on integrating the confidence strategies and learning new riding skills. Support and help throughout.
Flatwork/grids/showjumping - book whichever you would like to do or decide on the day.
Specific stratergies for those attending. You will be sent a questionnaire prior to the camp.
* Private unmounted sessions available throughout the weekend. Individual work on your specific difficulties. (Confidence related or any other difficulties) £40
* Private mounted sessions available £35
Luxury camps will include accommodation.
Amanda Kirtland-Page, Psychology Coach.
Riding Instructor with over 20 years experience.
.Accredited Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist, Counsellor & NLP Coach, specialising on working with horse riders.
Competitor riding at BD Medium level.
Previously part of BD SW Home International teams, Inter-regional teams, inter-county teams.
Ridden at National Level.
Competed in the Asian Games as part of the Singapore 3 day event team, both in Singapore and the Phillipines.
A deposit of £80 to secure your place. Balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to the camp.
workshops to suit all riders. These have been developed and are led by Amanda Kirtland-Page. Amanda has over 25 years of therapeutic experience using hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, counselling, NLP and rider psychology and over 30 years of experience working with riders as an instructor.
'Can't wait until the next one! Please put my name down! Thank you SO much, I have learned SO much! I have found new confidence and can't wait to get going at home too! amazing camp, absolutely loved it! Don't want to go home! Thank you' Jemma Campbell
'I have had a wonderful weekend with my horse, I have enjoyed every aspect of the camp. Amanda, you are SO positive and calming and gave me new found positivity. thank you so much, hopefully see you again soon'. Anne Michie
'VERY ENJOYABLE!!' Jayne McGarvie
'The information on this camp was fantastic and explained very well. I have really enjoyed the whole weekend, and will definitely use the things I have learned in future with my horse' Laura Mannall