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SOLD OUT 4 DAY YOUTH RETREAT- 21st-24th March. Sydney NSW

 

 

SOLD OUT

 

 

Event Name – Alycia Burton 4 Day Youth Retreat – VIC Australia
Date – Saturday 21st March 2020 8am – Tuesday 24th March 2020 5pm

Duration – 4 Days
Venue Name – Glenorie Pony Club
Venue Address – 

 

AGE REQUIREMENTS – 11-19 years….

If you do not meet these age requirements but still want to join please email Alycia directly to discuss your situation 🙂 alycia@freeridingnz.com

 

If you are wanting to book Option 1 or Option 2 please see the other listing.

 

Option 3 – 4 day Mini Retreat (without horse)

Cost – $640  ($160 per day)

Includes -The first 4 days of the standard retreat experience (see above)

Does not include– Riding a horse in lessons – but you are there learning 🙂

 

Option 4 – 4 day Mini Retreat with your own horse

Cost – $880  ($220 per day)

Includes -The first 4 days of the standard retreat experience (see above)

  •  Daily lessons on your own horse- catering to all levels
  • Cross Country Show Jumping, Show Hunter
  • Dressage, Bareback, Trails, Free Riding/ Tricks/Liberty
  • Fixing your problems- Rushing, Rearing, Lazy horse, Rails, Refusals etc

Does not include– Food for your own horse & shavings.

Note- YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN HORSE

 

7 DAY OPTIONS (listed below) ARE AVAILABLE AND CAN BE BOOKED THROUGH THE OTHER LISTING IN “YOUTH RETREATS”

Option 1 – Standard retreat experience (7 days)

Cost – $1050 ($150 per day)

Includes – Full retreat experience (see below)

Standard Retreat Experience

  • Morning learning session
  • Afternoon  learning session
  • Evening learning session
  • Night games & trail experiences
  • Excellent Food (also catering for vegan, vegetarian, gluten free etc)
  • Accommodation
  • Free pay off option 
  • Staff available any time of day or night for any situation
  • Outside activities- Movies, Pools, Beach, Lazer Tag, Zoo, etc. Depending on location

Does not include– Riding a horse in lessons – but you are there learning 🙂

 

Option 2 – Horse & Rider Full Retreat (7 days)

Cost – $1470  ($210 per day)

Includes – Standard retreat experience (see above)

  •  Daily lessons on your own horse- catering to all levels
  • Cross Country Show Jumping, Show Hunter
  • Dressage, Bareback, Trails, Free Riding/ Tricks/Liberty
  • Fixing your problems- Rushing, Rearing, Lazy horse, Rails, Refusals etc

Does not include– Food for your own horse & shavings.

Note- YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN HORSE

 

 

ABOUT

The Youth Retreat is a live-in mentor program designed to impact youth; helping inspire them to overcome life’s challenges to be the very best they can be.
Each day we have multiple sessions on Horse & Rider Training, and Career Choice/University & Personal Development. We also have daily activities which bring everyone together for lots of laughs and healthy interaction.
A healthy dose of work ethic & team work is also given daily.

Everyone’s journey is unique and there are many different reasons for coming. Some are wanting to know more about the horse industry and how to train horses & riders, others suffer from anxiety, fear or depression. Some are being bullied,  some have low self-worth and others just need help deciding what career path to take in life.
Everyone is welcomed in like family. When you arrive you are part of the “Free Riding Team”.

This program is very personal. We learn together, work together, sleep together and LOVE LIFE together.
Each Youth Retreat’s activities are slightly different depending on what location we are based at.

In addition to the daily sessions we visit different local attractions such as: wild life parks, Beaches, National Parks, Movies, Markets, Horse Shows, Bowling, Ice-Cream parlors, museums, laser tag, pools and much more.
Team work is essential here and everyone is expected to help out from, setting up for the lessons, packing up camp, cooking, cleaning, looking after the horses and other daily chores. Everything is a learning experience.

The Retreat sessions dive deep into MANY topics effecting Young Adults that are put under 3 main categories. We do not guarantee to cover every sub- topic listed but do our best.
 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Anger
  • Bullying
  • Confidence
  • Self-Worth
  • Gaining friends
  • Loosing friends
  • Not fitting in
  • Peer Pressure
  • Work Ethic
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Dangerous Relationships
  • Failure
  • Pain
  • Loss
  • Stress
  • Forgiveness
  • Personal Strengths
  • Home Life Struggles
  • How to be successful

HORSE & RIDER TRAINING
  • Cross Country
  • Showjumping / Show Hunter
  • Dressage
  • Gaining a bond with your horse
  • Fixing problem horses & issues
  • Free Riding & Liberty
  • The reality of the horse industry
  • Bare back riding
  • Trick training
  • Rider & Horse confidence
  • Jump setup and striding

 

CAREER CHOICE/SCHOOL
  • Making money while your still in school
  • What school subjects to take
  • Wanting to leave school early
  • University
  • Not knowing what to do with your life
  • Becoming self employed
  • Creating a brand, logo, clothing
  • Making it in the horse industry
  • How to get work experience
  • Finding my strengths

 

 

HOW TO BOOK
Your space is ONLY reserved once payment has been made (partial or full) . Full payment must be made within 2 weeks of the Retreat starting.
Payments are non-refundable regardless of any reason however they can be used at a later date if needed or passed on/sold to someone else.
If you leave early for any reason the booking is non-refundable however you are allowed to come back at any time for the remainder of your stay.

 

All proceeds go towards making youth based events happen around Australia & the USA as well as sponsoring youth retreats for disadvantaged youth.

alycia@freeridingnz.com

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