This expedition will run in September and is based at Jesters Flat in the Margaret River region. Students will be responsible for the care of their horse which they will feed, muck and ride each day along a variety of adventure trails in the area. Students have the opportunity to work in a small community group, share responsibility for meals and participate in debriefing sessions to develop reflective practice.
Travel to Jesters Flat. Camp familiarisation including tent set up, shared areas, group responsibilities and introduction to the horses.
|Horse riding lesson. Local bush ride. Aboriginal culture workshop.
|Horse riding lesson. Lower Blackwood forest ride.
|Animal husbandry/vet care lesson. Cane Brake Pool ride. Astronomy session in the evening.
|Full day Sunkland Forest ride. Cooked lunch in forest. Farewell BBQ night.
Campsite pack down. Beach ride at Forrest Beach Wonnerup.
Throughout this incredible experience, students will be provided food, camping equipment and transport.
- Students with a known medical condition for example (diabetes, anaphylaxis, asthma) or a recent injury will require a doctors medical clearance and action plan.
- Fitness capacity to ride for 3 hours each day is essential.
- Ability to follow instructions.
- A willingness to care for and work with horses.
- A willingness to engage with nature.
- A willingness to work within and contribute to a group community.
Regularly asked questions:
- Do I need to know how to ride a horse? No, but you need a positive attitude and desire to engage and learn.