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Germany, Südharz

- Classical dressage -

In beautiful Südharz, just over an hour's drive from Leipzig, you have the chance to get excellent private lessons on very well trained horses. Alexandra, who own the equestrian center, is also your instructor. She is a very popular and active instructor and she is also a dressage judge. Like most professionals she knows that the seat is the foundation for really good riding. Depending on your prior experience and preferences, you will train at different stages of collection and lateral movement. If you are an advanced rider, you can obviously get instruction in both piaffe and passage. Alexandra is very calm and gentle in the way she trains horses and riders, which generally delivers a very good result.

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Classical dressage

Classical dressage

The seat is the main focus of the equestrian center. The center specializes in analyzing and correcting the seat to achieve harmony between horse and rider. Depending on your prior knowledge and preferences, you will practise at different levels of collection, lateral movement, flying changes and spanish walk. The equestrian center has an outdoor arena (20 x 60m / 65 x 197 ft), an indoor arena (20x40m / 65 x 131 ft) and nice areas for rides. If you wish, you can also practice riding sidesaddle. 

Your coach, Alexandra, has been a licensed trainer since 1995 and dressage judge since 2003. She specializes in seat analysis and has a very calm and gentle method in training the horses.

In the weekly program you get 8 lessons during the week of 45 minutes each. During a short week it is included 5 lessons of 45 minutes each.

Accommodation and Food

You stay in apartments on the farm. All apartments have a kitchen, bathroom, 1-2 bedrooms, telephone and TV. Breakfast, lunch and dinner you can either choose to cook for yourself or dine in one of the cozy little restaurants that are within 3-6 km from the equestrian center.

Single room: It is possible to book a private one room apartment with an extra supplement. A single supplement will be added if you travel alone and there is noone with whom you could share an apartment.

Safe deposit box: No
A/C: No
Hair Dryer: Upon request.
Towels and sheets: Yes
Fridge: Yes

Horses

A total of 40 horses of which about 15 are used for lessons. The horses are PRE (Pura Raza Espanola), German Warmblood and Andalusians. Both stallions and mares.

Climate

Travel Information

Ability description: Dressage level 2-4 >>

Included in the price:  7 or 4 nights, 8 or 5 lessons. 

Not included: Flights, meals and beverages, insurance and extras not mentioned. 

Travel: Fly to Leipzig and then drive about 1 hour and 15 minutes by car. 

Transfers: Transfers are not included. It's possible to take the train to Bennungen but with several changes. From Bennungen you can be picked up with a cost of 5 EUR/way. You can find train schedules on Deutsche Bahn.

Arrival/departure: Arrive during afternoon/evening, check in latest at 8.00pm, departure, check out at 10.00am.

Rental car: It is recommended to rent a car as there is a lot to see and do in the area. The equestrian center is easy to find, as it is motorway almost all the way there.

Single room: Can be booked with a supplement. For price click on ”Book on request” under Dates & prices.

Currency: EUR
Credit card: Is not accepted by riding center.
Tipping: Not required but appreciated.

Wifi: Yes, can be added to the apartments for 5 EUR/day.
Electricity jack: EU standard

Group size: 1 person/lesson. Maximum 6 persons total /week.
Age limit: None

Closest village: There are several restaurants within the range of 3 km, next bigger village is 12 km away.
Beach: Lake within 6 km.
Pool: No

Misc.:
Riding equipment to borrow: Helmet
Saddle bag available: No
Special diet: Breakfast can be adjusted.

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Dates and prices

"Book on request" means that we cannot confirm your booking immediately, but we will get back to you as soon as possible with a booking confirmation, normally within 24 hours on weekdays.

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27/05/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
02/06/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
03/06/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
09/06/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
10/06/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
16/06/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
17/06/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
23/06/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
24/06/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
30/06/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
01/07/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
07/07/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
08/07/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
14/07/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
15/07/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
21/07/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
22/07/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
28/07/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
29/07/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
04/08/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
05/08/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
11/08/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
12/08/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
18/08/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
19/08/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
25/08/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
26/08/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
01/09/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
02/09/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
08/09/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
09/09/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
15/09/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
16/09/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
22/09/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
23/09/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
29/09/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
30/09/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
06/10/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
07/10/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
13/10/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
14/10/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
20/10/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
21/10/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
27/10/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
28/10/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
03/11/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
04/11/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
10/11/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
11/11/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
17/11/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
18/11/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
24/11/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
25/11/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
01/12/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
02/12/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request
08/12/20248Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, weekEUR 834Book on request
09/12/20245Germany, Südharz - Classical dressage, short weekEUR 517Book on request

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