BEGINNERS & ADVANCED CAMPING WEEKEND COURSES
£350 per person including all equipment, camping for those that wish too, breakfast for campers on Sat/Sun, lunch Sat/Sun and Saturday night BBQ. Vegetarian options available.
£100 Deposit secures your place with full payment required 3 weeks before course weekend.
Please note: One day or half day Gift vouchers are not valid for the weekend courses
Monetary vouchers can be used towards the cost.
All our students are required to wear riding hats, which we can supply.
Places limited to 12 people.
To book: Please contact us for a booking form to be sent by email.
Beginner’s to Horse Archery Weekend Camps
June 17th/18th 2017 - New dates will be posted around end of Jan 2018
The course content offers an extension to the one day course and includes the following:
An introduction to Horseback Archery including the history of Horse Archery, modern competition rules and information on the bows and arrows used.
Techniques on the ground - we use the thumb draw as we mostly practice Korean style archery but Mediterranean style is also practiced.
Speed nocking and nocking your arrows on the move, including fun team games
Shooting from horseback – your speed will depend on your rider confidence and safety and maybe even to end the weekends learning a fun competition!
We do require you to be confident at canter and happy to learn to ride without reins.
We also provide advice on buying bows, arrows, training horses for Horseback Archery and all other equipment.
You must be able to canter confidently to attend this weekend course
intermediate / advanced Weekend Camps
July 1/2nd 2017 -Dates for 2018 announced start of the year.
Intermediate Course Guest Instructors
On the intermediate course, we are pleased to announce our special guest instructors -
Michał Choczaj and Michal Sanczenko.
Michal Choczaj is an outstanding trainer – almost all best Polish horseback archers were taught by him, and among others Ana Sokólska.
Michał Choczaj is the current Chairman of the Polish Horseback Archery Association.
Michał Sanczenko competed on the World Horseback Archery Championships in Korea several times, where he won gold medals and earned the title of the “Best Archer” in 2013.
Don’t miss this chance to train with these accomplished teachers!
You must be able to canter confidently and be able to shoot at least a couple of arrows at canter to attend this course.
You are welcome if you so wish to pitch your tent up in our fields on our home base on the stunning 2000 acre Gaddesden country estate whilst enjoying two days of Horse Archery training.
We have a hot shower onsite. You are also welcome to stay in a nearby B&B or hotel, we have some suggestions on our Q and A page.
On all camps food is provided with a light lunch on both days (but you are welcome to bring your own or visit our very nearby pubs) and camping with a evening BBQ on the Saturday night and we will have some extra fun learning throwing knives on this special weekend course. We also progress on and look at new styles and techniques on day two.
Please see our Q&A page for payment details and T&Cs