Riding Camp - Frequently Asked Questions

We've answered some of the frequently asked questions about our Eland Lodge camps below. If you have a question that's not been answered below, please contact us at events@elandlodge.com and we will be happy to help.

When are the 2024 camps?
Camp 1: 9th - 11th July
Camp 2: 12th - 14th July
Camp 3: 15th - 17th July
Camp 4: 18th - 20th July

What's included?
For your horse
-Accommodation in Cheval Liberte temporary event stabling
-2 bales of shavings – ready made into a bed for your arrival
-Ad Lib Hay/Haylage
You are responsible for looking after your horse at all times.

For you
-All meals (Day 1 – Lunch & Dinner, Day 2 – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Day 3 – Breakfast & Lunch)
-Riding – One session of each: Dressage, Showjumping and Cross country, plus a familiarisation hack on the grounds.
-A Mini One Day Event to include Dressage, Showjumping and XC in a supportive mock competitive environment – assisted by camp instructors where needed.
-Adult Camp Commemorative Rosette

What if I don't jump?
We are running a flatwork only group within camp 3 to allow you to focus on dressage and flatwork. When you book, just let us know you would like to be in a flatwork only group!

How much does camp cost?
£320 in total, payments can be paid in easy instalments. Full payment is required by 22nd April 2024.

Where do I stay?
Either a tent, caravan or horse box! We also have one Shepherd's Hut on-site which can be booked, please see here for more information, availability and booking. 

Is hook-up available?
Yes, please see booking here.

Can I stay with my friends?
Yes, just let us know! 

Can I stay an extra night?
Yes, be sure to let us know in advance and book your stable.

Who are the instructors?
This will be confirmed closer to the time but they are usually: Ann Hunter, Tessa Riley, Richard Seals, Caroline Green, Sarah Thorpe, Valerie Brown.

What are the rules on safety equipment?

For flatwork, your safety wear must meet BD standards.

For show jumping, your safety wear must meet BS standards.

For any Cross Country activity, you must wear a correctly fitted peakless hat that conforms current BE safety standards.
You must wear a correctly fitted Body conforms to current BE safety standards (BETA Level 3 2018 label).
You may wear a correctly fitted air jacket, however this must be over an approved body protector.

You are not permitted to wear a Go Pro/recording device on any part of you or your horse's body while mounted on-site at Eland Lodge.

What is the vaccination policy?
Please see our vaccination policy here.

Is there any stabling available?
There is temporary stabling available on-site at Eland Lodge, which can be booked on Horse Monkey here.

Is there any turnout available?
You are welcome to create a turnout pen with temporary fencing during your time at camp.

Can I bring an equine companion?
Equine companions are welcome at Eland Lodge for camp, providing they comply with our Vaccination Policy. Stabling must be booked for each horse.

Can I bring guests?
Guest tickets can be purchased here. Guest tickets allow your guest to stay with us, receive all their meals and access to listening to lessons and demonstations as well as to the toilet and shower facilities.

Are dogs allowed on site?
Well behaved dogs are also welcome on site, but they must be on a lead at all times, and you must clear up after them.