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2018 Calendar

8-11 Mon–Thu School Holiday Program Booking Form
15-18 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program Booking Form
16-20 Tue-Sat National EA Vaulting Workshop
12,19 Fri Excursion Friday Booking Form
22-25 Mon-Thu Advanced Riders Camp (S4 and above) Booking Form
22-25 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program Booking Form
29/1-1/2 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program Booking Form

Schools resume Fri 2 Feb.

2 Fri School Term 1 Commences

Celebrating 25 Years April 1993 - April 2018

13 Fri School Term 1 ends
15 Sun Vaulting Term 1 Ends
16-19 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
20 Fri Excursion Friday
23,24,26,27 MTTF School Holiday Program
6 Sun Vaulting Term 2 Commences
6 Fri School Term 2 ends
8 Sun Vaulting Term 2 ends
9-12 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
16-19 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
13 Fri, 20 Fri Excursion Fridays
23 Mon School/Vaulting Term 3 begins

 

Welcome to The National Equestrian Centre (NEqC)

The National Equestrian Centre's objective is to provide world class agistment, instruction and training and to continually improve and expand the support and services for equestrian activities in the ACT region and beyond.

NEqC provides a professional facility only 10 minutes from the centre of the National Capital

Read more about NEqC

Latest News & Updates

Lvl 1 Horse Management Course

Expressions of interest in this course are now open please contact the office. This is a 20 week course.

December/January school holiday camps are now open for booking.

Week beginning 11/12,8/1,15/1,22/1 Booking Form

22/1 Advanced Booking Form

Advanced camp is open to S4 & above.

More details to follow.

 
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Poplar Corner

Pony Rides For Parties and Events at you place or ours

Poplar Corner ponies and donkeys are also available to give hand-led rides at big functions and fetes

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Agistment

Canberra's most complete Agistment services

We have excellent shared paddocks, private paddocks (limited number) sheltered yards and stable facilities.

Agisters also have use of all the centre's facilities at no extra cost.

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Learning to Ride

The Centre offers a range of horse riding activities, depending on you interests, we provide the following:

  • Equestrian Instruction - from a complete beginner through to more advanced riders including general horseriding as well as specific disciplines
  • Trail Rides - trail riding, on Kerrabee, and in adjacent areas
  • School and Community Groups - special arrangements for school and community groups
  • Holiday Programs - great fun during school breaks!
  • Instructor Training - training to become an instructor through our EA Level 1 Program
  • After School Riding - Riding lessons on weekday afternoons
  • Competition Riding - Participate in competitions with the Kerrabee competition group
  • Stages Rider's Guide - Work through riding and horsemanship skills with our Rider's Guide
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Vaulting

Vaulting is defined as "Gymnastics on the moving horse" and the National Equestrian Centre is the local centre for vaulting in the A.C.T. Vaulting combines many skills with performances choreographed to music. Flexibility, strength, coordination, team work and horsemanship are all important skills developed through vaulting. It is a great opportunity to gain the connection and advantages of working with a horse while not requiring a vaulter to own their own horse.