Ballyhannon House Riding Centre introduce unique experiential leadership and team building training available to young people in Ireland for the first time. A fun filled, exciting programme offering the following benefits:-
We are offering a horse riding module combined with leadership and teambuilding as part of schools transition year programmes. The module consists of a one hour riding lesson plus one hour leadership/teambuilding. We recommend an eight week programme to avail of all the benefits.
The benefits of horseback riding are multiple and well known. It is a full-body and mind workout. It requires good balance and co-ordination as the rider must listen and be aware of what the horse is doing, and adapt their own body movement accordingly.
Therefore, the muscles and thought processes required to balance on the horse and to ride have been proven to significantly improve core strength, stability, posture and co-ordination.
Physical and mental benefits of horseback riding: