Lesson Options

Kat offers training in groundwork, lungeing, In-hand work, Riding and Theory all according to the Classical training principles of Ecole de Legerete (EdL). She offers one day clinics, mini clinics, taster days, multiple day clinics and Theory lectures.

• One day clinics – These run monthly, currently running at: Alder Lake Equestrian, Newick, East Sussex; Isaacs Farm Livery, Tunbridge Wells, West Kent; Willow Farm Equestrian, Faversham, East Kent. All venues offer excellent indoor schools, good parking and toilets! The clinics involve theory, groundwork, lungeing, in hand work and riding. Price dependent on clinic location. Please contact Kat for availability and each clinics price.

• Mini Clinics – These run monthly and are either morning or afternoon (2.5-3 hour) intensive clinics for one person. They run at your own yard and cover ground work, luneging, in hand work, theory and riding. These are not taxing for your horse as we separate the practical sessions with a theory in between. They work well for people who can’t attend the monthly one day clinics. Cost £150 plus Travel. Please contact Kat for more information.

• Taster days for 2 to 6 riders at your yard - Taster days can be tailored to suit your group's requirements, please contact Kat for more information.

• Multiple Day Clinics (2-3days) – These run three times a year and cover groundwork, lungeing, in hand work, riding and theory. Please contact Kat if you would like to set up a multiple day clinic.

• Theory lectures These run at various times throughout the year either via Zoom theory or at village hall or yard locations. Please contact Kat for more information.

• Starting young horses, 4 + week training intensives for your horse, 3-7 day Training camps for you and your horse and private lessons at Kats home base. Coming soon!!

If you are interested in learning about Classical training please contact Kat for more information at thinkingequitation@gmail.com or call her on 07816 512911. You may also wish to follow her FB page ‘Kat Layfield’ (Thinking Equitation) which regularly updates the upcoming clinics and training articles.

Travel Costs

Please note for all clinics, travel is charged in addition. Travel is split between participants.
1hour round trip (RT) = £20 / 1.5hour RT = £30 / 2hour RT = £45 / 2.5hour RT £60 / 3 hour RT = £75 / 3.5 hour RT = £90 / 4 hour RT £105 / Over 4 hours to be discussed.