“Riding horses teaches a girl that they are capable of mastering something far more powerful than themselves. The responsibility of caring for a horse and building an effective and enjoyable relationship with them is invaluable.”
From producing Olympic champions to teaching young children basic riding skills, the NEGS Equestrian centre can cater for all levels of riding and equestrian disciplines.
As the foremost equestrian school in Australia, we offer students the ability to continue training towards their equestrian goals in state of the art facilities including two indoor arenas, open grassy areas, a 1* cross country course, polocrosse fields, mechanical cow pen and much more.
2015 saw the introduction of Australia’s first girls’ Cutting and Polocrosse academies. Students are mentored and supported during their training and skills development by a team of experienced and skilled staff and highly respected coaches.
The NEGS Equestrian High Performance programs for Eventing, Dressage and Show Jumping were launched in 2015 to provide structured and targeted training for high level competitors. After only 1 term the results are speaking for themselves with the programs’ riders all achieving consistent success in open competition. An EA accredited coaching team work with the girls to mentor and guide them towards creating successful partnerships with her horse.
Our extensive onsite facilities provide opportunities to train regardless of the weather and agistment is tailored to the needs of the individual.
We have a range of school horses for those who are unable to bring their own horse or for those who are just starting out.
Students in Year 9 and 10 have access to the Equestrian Australia(EA) accredited Equi-skills course as an elective. This course is also offered offline for student from year 7 to 12. Consisting of the Equestrian Australia introductory and level one horse management and riding modules students may, at age 18 years commence working towards achieving introductory coach accreditation.
Over 45 precent of NEGS Boarders and a high percentage of day students participate in equestrian activities. NEGS girls make up 75 precent of the 1* eventing competitors at major NSW equestrian school events and a high percentage of the winning junior and senior female competitors in open competition in eventing, dressage, show jumping, polocrosse, show riding, stock horse, cutting and campdrafting are NEGS girls.
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