Coloured Cob Equestrian Centre Nottingham

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East Midlands

Bank House Farm Mansfield Road, Creswell, Worksopp, S80 4AA

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PreSchool, 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

Coloured Cob Equestrian Centre is situated at Bank House Farm, nestled in the small village of Creswell, Worksop. Built in 1610, the property is steeped in history and is set within 35 acres of land, just off J30 of the M1.

Listed under: Citizenship | Team Building | Safety Awareness | Personal Development-Mentoring | Outdoor Education | Equestrian Centres & Riding Schools | Animal Welfare | Day Trip Destinations | PSHE | PE (Physical Education/Sport) | Mathematics | Leisure and Tourism | Environmental Studies | Wildlife and Nature Reserves

What we offer

Step back in time and enjoy a taste of transport through the ages. Everyone will have the unique opportunity to have a ‘hands on’ go at driving a carriage.

Then take the passenger seat as we take you for an adventure in our luxurious rural wagonette.

Keeping with our historical theme, you’ll see a side saddle demonstration. Did you know that side saddle wasn’t just for ladies?

Children will have the opportunity to ride one of our beautiful ponies, seeing how our ancestors travelled.

Learn about the parts of the horse and compete in small competitions! Compare where the horses’ elbow is compared to ours!

Draw around your own foot and then around different horseshoes to compare shape and size!

What makes us a great choice?

Come and enjoy our riding sessions for adults and children with disabilities

Why choose to ride?
Therapeutic riding can be very beneficial to may disabled riders with a wide range of disabilities for the following reasons…

- It’s lots of FUN
- It’s a social activity which helps to increase confidence and therefore an opportunity to make friends and build a relationship with the horse or pony
- Improves attention
- Helps to improve sitting position
- Learn basic riding skills
- Encourage riders to develop skills, ie reaching for objects or pony’s ears
- Can help correct asymmetrical spinal postures
- Stimulates improved balance
- Stimulates bilateral muscle
- Mobilises joints
- Improves body awareness
- Multi sensory, so there will be new smells, sounds, sights, touch, ie the pony’s fur and warmth
- May help with digestion
- Can improve breathing pattern

Group Sizes Catered For

Up to 30.

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

No. We have our own sheets for the competition at the end of the visit.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

Photography, Filming & Audio of your specific group allowed.

Pricing Information

£9.00 per child.

Clothing Requirements

Comfortable clothing. No skirts for girls as climbing up on carriages. Flat shoes or boots

First Aid Information

First Aid on site.

Available Facilities

We have toilets on side and areas to eat a packed lunch.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

We have a disabled toilet.

Opening Hours & Information

All Year Round 9.00 – 7.00 p.m.

Booking information

Please contact us in advance on 01909 725251.

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