UK School Trips

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We have a large variety of horse and pony breeds which offers your students hands on educational outdoor learning experiences, such as animal husbandry, science and equine anatomy topics, with optional riding on our state-of-the-art riding simulator.

Secondary school bespoke packages are available.

What we offer on a school trip:
Your students will learn about digestive system and diet of horses and ponies. They will have hands opportunity on to groom and learn about horse behaviour plus they will study the skeletal structure of these amazing creatures.
There is the option to ride our state-of-the-art horse-riding simulator … experience the thrills of riding, in a very safe and controlled environment. uk school trips

What makes us a good choice for education:
Rein and Shine is a 5 star, highly commended friendly riding centre with highly trained instructors and teachers who are expert in all equine matters. We can cater for students, of all abilities including SEND.
This is an educational day visit with the potential to develop further for individual learners and to include bespoke package options.

What is typically included on our school trips:
On arrival you will be met a qualified team member and allocated PPE.
You may be split into groups depending on the number of attendees and then start the program typically being:
1) Study into Horse v Human skeleton with worksheets supplied.
2) Diet, feed and digestive system presented on a real horse. Worksheets will look at each organ involved in digestion.
3) Grooming and handling a horse
Our age range caters from 8 years old and upwards. Therefore, our topics provide learning programmes linked to the whole curriculum. Worksheets and pre reading materials can be provided for before and after the trip.
All visits can be bespoke and tailor made with additional topics so please enquire.

Group sizes catered for:
Up to 30 per group.

Materials, resources and information provided:
All necessary PPE, classrooms and training areas. Worksheets for the day, and after learning if required. Hot and cold drinks are available for purchase.

Photography, filming and audio restrictions:
Designated horses and ponies only.

Risk assessment details:
The riding school can provide their risk assessments and teachers can visit prior to the school trip to carry out their own risk assessments. We can provide copies of their public liability insurance.


Education officer information:
Johanna McDonald
01666 860068

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Pricing information:
From £11.80 per child for educational modules only and up to £13.50 per child to include riding the horse-riding simulator. Based on 30 per group and 3 hours on site. Please enquire for smaller group prices and/or longer visits.
All teachers and school employees up to 1 in 5 pupils are free.
Coach and minibus drivers get free tea and coffee.

Clothing requirements:
We recommend warm and practical outdoor clothing to suit the weather conditions and sun cream when applicable. Sensible shoes required, no open toed shoes at all. Legs need to be fully covered if the Sinulator riding option is chosen. Socks are required when riding boots are worn. Areas can get wet or muddy, so boots/wellies recommended. Relevant PPE will be provided when around horses.

First aid information:
We have trained first aiders on site.

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Available facilities:
Hot and cold drinks
Study rooms and outdoor areas.
Outdoor facilities, covered, to eat packed lunches.

Accessibility and disabled facilities:
The stables and study rooms are wheelchair accessible and has disabled toilet facilities.

Opening hours and information:
Open 5 days per week for school trips, including school bank holidays excluding 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st December and 1st January.


Age groups served – 8 to 10 years old, 11 to 13 years old.