3 Day Confidence Camp - Hartpury, Gloucester

3 Day Confidence Camp - Hartpury, Gloucester

Whether you are just starting on your riding experience and are facing overwhelming fears, a more experienced rider struggling with crippling anxieties, or one of our regular camp riders who would like to continue to build and develop their confidence, this camp will offer you:

 Why is this 'Exclusive'?


  • A thoroughly fun and enjoyable camp with very limited number of riders -  12 only.
  • Smaller group lessons and individual attention.
  • More rider psychology packed into camp.
  • More time to work on individual difficulties in the training room.
  • Confidence & performance strategies are offered throughout the time at camp, specifically focused on the stuggles you are experiencing.
  • Included are Tai Chi, NLP, Hypnosis, Mindful Magic, Guided Imagery, Rider pack, 3 bales shavings, permanant stables.

Whether you have already attended a confidence camp with us at Hartpury or not, this is a great weekend for everyone to enjoy! 

Because we have run these for so many years now, you can be completely certain of being in a supportive, encouraging environment with professional trainers who are there purely for your development and safety. 

The emphasis is on having fun and learning new techniques in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere at a cost of £300 for the 3 days.

What are you getting when you come on a CHR Camp at Hartpury?

  • Outstanding stabling with initial CLEAN bed (3 small bales of shavings which will already be down).
  • Optional safe hacking at any time
  • Quiet use of one of our own designated indoor arenas for lunging, walking in hand, etc.
  • Welcome talk, tea/coffee and confidence packs plus confidence sessions throughout.
  • Guest professionals attending.
  • Optional test riding and polework, grids & jumping.
  • Rider pack which includes all notes needed for the weekend and mental strategies plus a free hypnosis CD and a new download for calm.
  • Unmounted Group sessions which will include NLP, Sports Coaching, Hypnotherapy for Confidence, Mind Maps, Timeline work, Planning Strategies, Therapy.
  • Optional ‘Extras’ – Private or shared mounted Sessions, Private Therapy/Coaching, Human Massage, Equine Massage, etc.
  • Hook up available to book.
  • Accommodation MAY be available on site offering room only, B&B, full board options.  Please ask!  Rooms are airy, En-Suite bathroom, clean, quiet and close to all kitchen facilities.  Each room has a fridge.  Reasonable rates and booked through Confident Horse Rider.  Travelodge, Premier Inn and local B&Bs available.
  • All bedding provided (no straw).  Hay and haylage can be provided on site.
  • Tai Chi, guided confidence visualisations, hypnotherapy, mindfulness all included.

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All lessons will focus on bringing in confidence strategies when riding and the emphasis will be on integrating the confidence strategies you will learn about in the unmounted sessions and bringing those into your ridden sessions.

Support and help throughout.

Confidence Psychology Sessions:
Specific strategies specifically for those attending. (You will be sent a questionnaire prior to the camp). They will be designed to build and enhance your confidence in all situations.

* Pre camp Skype sessions to help you make the most of your weekend!  These are normally £75, but for camp attendees, these will be £45 for 1 hour.  Address any difficulties or worries (horse related or otherwise).
* Private riding sessions available on Friday morning £45 private, £30 shared 45min.  (which includes indoor arena hire).

Trainer:  Amanda Kirtland-Page

  • Riding Instructor with over 30 years experience specific to confidence and performance riding.
  • Accredited Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist, Counsellor & NLP Coach, specialising on working with horse riders for over 30 years.
  • Competitor riding at AdvMedium level.
  • Previously part of BD Southern and SW Home International teams, Inter-regional teams, inter-county teams.
  • Ridden at International 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. Deposit is refundable if cancelled within 7 days of booking.
Very limited places for this camp.

DEPOSIT: Please pay to secure your place.  Pay via this site (credit/debit card or Paypal) or via BACS.



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Feedback from past camps:

‘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


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Event Properties

Event Date 14-04-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 16-04-2020 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 06-04-2019
Cut off date 11-04-2020
Individual Price £300.00
Location Hartpury, Gloucester

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