Western and More on Texel

In 2017 The Eagles Ranch will start various Western activities on Texel. Every year in the first weekend of August there will be a Clinic weekend. You can sign up for Clinics in various parts of the equestrian sports, but also various rides in the country and, if the weathers allows it, go swimming with horses in the North Sea.

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You can join a guided horseback ride on the island, some riding experience is required. Participation in longer rides is only possible for experienced horsemen and -women: walk, trot and canter. The Rides are always under the guidance of a qualified instructor and it is required to wear a cap and footwear for safe riding (closed high). Larger groups get extra guidance to assist if needed. Participants should be present 20 minutes in advance to brush and harness their horses. Warming up and getting to know the horses takes place in the Indoor-Arena of the Eagles Ranch. Horseriding at the Eagles Ranch is always at one's own risk.

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Exploring Texel on horseback

A one-hour ride in the country

This ride starts and ends at the Eagles Ranch and takes you in the surroundings of the Eagles Ranch. A minimum of 2 participants is required. Rates: € 25 pp. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

A two-hour ride in the woods

This ride starts and ends at the Eagles Ranch and will take you on a 2-hour ride in the Texel woods. There are serveral beautiful riding trails in the Texel woods. The instructor will map out the route to take. A minimum of 2 participants is required. Rates: € 45 pp. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

A three-hour ride in the Texel woods and along the Texel beach

Buitenritten

This ride starts at the Eagles Ranch, following the same start and end trail as the 2-hour rides. After riding through the Texel woods, the group continues through the dunes to the Texel beach to ride part of this tour on the beach. Riders are not allowed to run in full gallop and horses should always be ridden under control. The instructor maps out the right route for the day and the trail back passes through the dunes and the Texel woods again. Rates: € 60 pp. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Day Trekkings

Day Trekkings can be booked by mutual agreement. The Instructor maps out a route for the day. Stops are made at various locations for a hot drink and / or a catered lunch. These 5-hour Day Trekkings can be adjusted to your liking, touring the Texel surroundings, through the woods, the dunes and / or the Texel beach. A minimum of 4 participants is required. Rates: € 125 pp. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Pony Camps for several days for young and old

Pony Camps for more than one day for young and old with varying themes are organized several times a year at the Eagles Ranch. For example, you might choose to stay at the Ranch in a large tent or you might choose to stay in another location of your own choice on Texel (at your own expense). The Pony Camps consist of a variety of elements, but fun and pleasure for men and horses always comes first. Returning in these Pony Camps' programme are some western elements of the equestrian sports, such as taking care of various horses and ponies at the Ranch and fright training. The organization offers a good weather programme, but there is also bad weather plan available. The Eagles Ranch has many Horse facilities that can be used during the Pony Camps, such as a Hall with an Indoor Arena, a Brush Area and a Horse shower. It is also possible to bring your own horse which can be stabled at the Ranch. Extra charges are: use of a stable with paddock in combination with the Pony Camp costs € 17.50 per night extra, including a bed of straw and unlimited roughage. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Swimming with horses in the North Sea

Zwemmen met paarden

Swimming with horses in the North Sea starts at the Eagles Ranch. The horses will be loaded in a variety of Trailers and Tractor with cattle-truck and transported to the parking lot at the beach. Where the horses will be unloaded and walked to the beach. Calmly, we will take turns to go into the water with our horses and ponies for a swim. As soon as the horses and horsemen are at ease we will take turns to mount the horses while another is holding the rope enabling the other to swim with the horse. We go swimming without saddle and bridle. We only use a rope and halter. A minimum of 4 participants is required. Rates: € 45 pp. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Western Riding

Western Horses are bred at The Eagles Ranch enabling you to follow a basic lesson in Western riding by our qualified instructor in the Indoor Arena, which has an ebb and flow system. A minimum of 1 participant is required.
If you are familiar with the basics of Western riding it is possible to attend lessons in various categories of the Western Sport classes. There is a Trail track available for various lessons, a Round pen for loosening and groundwork and in the indoor arena a fright training course can be set up. A minimum of four participants is required. Rates: from € 20 pp. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Clinics

Clinics

The Eagles Ranch organizes regularly nice and instructive Clinics that you can be attended with your own horse or with a horse of the Ranch. Clinics are at least 2 hours long and rates are from € 40 pp. There are Clinics Working Cow Horse, Fright Training in combination with Trailer loading. They are Western Riding Clinics that explore various categories of Western Sports and More!

Clinics can be organized on request. A minimum of 5 participants is required. Rates vary but start at € 40 pp. It is also possible to bring your own horse which can be stabled at the Ranch. Extra charges are: use of a stable with paddock in combination with the Pony Camp costs € 17.50 per night extra, including a bed of straw and unlimited roughage. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Children parties

Children parties with the Eagles Ranch's horses and ponies! The standard package consists of a 2-hour children's party starting in the Saloon with lemonade and goodies with time to unwrap the presents. After the goodies the children go tinkering in the Saloon and then there is time to go and brush the ponies. Children can take turns riding the ponies while helping each other and the party ends by handing out the handiwork that have been made earlier. Participation for at least 6 children accompanied by at least one parent. Rates: € 17.50 per child. Email: info@eaglesranch.com

Trainees at the Eagles Ranch

StageplaatsIt is possible to follow a work placement for horses at the Eagles Ranch. There are beds available in the main building, there are toilets / showers, there's a kitchen with stored food to prepare for yourself. There's a variety of tasks to be done: we muck out the stables 3 times a week and take care of all the animals daily. The work placement consists partly of assisting at breeding (natural breeding) and partly of taking care of the western horses and ponies and maintaining horse's tack, riding the western horses and ponies and guiding the various horse rides organized by the Eagles Ranch.You will be assisting the instructor with all common tasks. E-mail: info@eaglesranch.com

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