2015 Calendar

6 Tue Centre reopens
6,7,8,9 Tue - Fri School Holiday Program
16,23 Fri Excursion Friday
20-24 Wed – Sat National EFA Vaulting Workshop
12,13,14,15 Mon – Thu School Holiday Program
12,13,14,15 Mon - Thu Advanced Riders Camp
19,20,21,22 Mon – Thu School Holiday Program
27,28,29,30 Tue – Fri School Holiday Program
4 Tue Vaulting - Term 1 Commences
4 Tue After School Program and bus pickup resumes
7 Sat Competition Group meeting
21 Sat Mini Dressage Competition – Kerrabee 5pm
27,28 & 1 Mar Fri-Sun Royal Canberra Show
9 Mon Canberra Day Holiday (ACT)
29 Sun Comp team ACTDA dressage
3 Fri Good Friday [centre closed]
6 Mon Easter Monday [centre closed]
10 Fri School Term 1 ends
12 Sun Vaulting Term 1 ends
13,14,15,16 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
21,22,23,24 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
25 Sat Anzac Day
27 Mon Anzac Day Public Holiday
28 Tues School Term 2 begins
28 Tues Vaulting Term 2 begins
3 Sat Mini Dressage Competition – Kerrabee 5pm
18 Mon Coach Training
23 Sat Mini showjumping competition Kerrabee
8 Mon Public Holiday (Queens Birthday)
18-21 Thu-Sat NSW Interschools SIEC
28 Sun Competition team ACTDA dressage
3 Fri School Term 2 ends
5 Sun Vaulting Term 2 ends
29,30 Jun, 1,2 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program (private schools)
6,7,8,9 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
13,14,15,16 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
3,10, & 17 Excursion Friday
18 Sat Mini Dressage @ Kerrabee 5pm
20 Mon School Term 3 begins
20 Mon Vaulting Term 3 begins
1,2 Sat,Sun Competition Team Harden ODE
22,23 Sat-Sun NSW EA Vaulting Championships
29 Sat Mini Showjumping Competition – Kerrabee Entry Form
24-27 Thu-Sun EA National Vaulting Championships CVI * ** ***
25 Fri School Term 3 ends
27 Sun Vaulting Term 3 ends
28 Mon ACT Public Holiday
29,30 Sept 1,2 Oct Tue – Fri School Holiday Program School Camp Form
Advanced Camp Form
3 Sat Mini Dressage Competition
5 Mon ACT/NSW Public Holiday
6,7,8,9 Tues – Fri School Holiday Program
11 Sun Clayton's Event (ODE like) Wagga
12 Mon School Term 4 begins
12 Mon Vaulting Term 4 begins
31 Sat Mini Showjumping Comp – Kerrabee Entry Form
22 Sun Dressage Focus Clinic – Kerrabee
28 Sat Mini Dressage Comp – Kerrabee
4 Fri School Term ends for private schools
6 Sun Competition Team Dressage ACTDA
7,8, 9,10 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program (private schools)
14, 15, 16,17 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program (private schools)
11 & 18 Fri Excursion Friday
18 Fri School Term 4 ends
20 Sun Vaulting Term 4 ends
21,22,23,24 Mon – Thu School Holiday Program
25 Dec – 11 Jan Centre Closed
School Holiday Camp Dec & Jan Camp Form
Advanced School Holiday Camp Dec & Jan (S4 & up) Advanced Camp Form
11 Mon Centre Re-opens
11,12,13,14 Mon-Thu School Holiday Program
11,12,13,14 Mon-Thu Advanced Riders Program
18,19,20,21 School Holiday Program
20,21,22,23 National EA Vaulting Workshop
26 Tue Australia Day Holiday - Centre Closed
25,27,28,29 School Holiday Program
15, 22 Fri Excursion Friday
FEB 1 Mon Schools Resume
School Holiday Camp Dec & Jan Application Form
Advanced School Holiday Camp Dec & Jan (S4 & up) Application Form

Welcome to The National Equestrian Centre (NEqC)

The National Equestrian Centre's objective is to provide world class agistment, instruction and training and to continually improve and expand the support and services for equestrian activities in the ACT region and beyond.

NEqC provides a professional facility only 10 minutes from the centre of the National Capital

Read more about NEqC

Latest News & Updates

Applications for School Holiday camps for Dec/Jan period are also available for download. Camp Form Advanced Camp Form Advanced for S4 and above only

20 - 23 January is the Equestrian Australia National Vaulting Workshop. More details to follow


Poplar Corner

Pony Rides For Parties and Events at you place or ours

Poplar Corner ponies and donkeys are also available to give hand-led rides at big functions and fetes



Canberra's most complete Agistment services

We have excellent shared paddocks, private paddocks (limited number) sheltered yards and stable facilities.

Agisters also have use of all the centre's facilities at no extra cost.

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Learning to Ride

The Centre offers a range of horse riding activities, depending on you interests, we provide the following:

  • Equestrian Instruction - from a complete beginner through to more advanced riders including general horseriding as well as specific disciplines
  • Trail Rides - trail riding, on Kerrabee, and in adjacent areas
  • School and Community Groups - special arrangements for school and community groups
  • Holiday Programs - great fun during school breaks!
  • Instructor Training - training to become an instructor through our EA Level 1 Program
  • After School Riding - Riding lessons on weekday afternoons
  • Competition Riding - Participate in competitions with the Kerrabee competition group
  • Stages Rider's Guide - Work through riding and horsemanship skills with our Rider's Guide
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Vaulting is defined as "Gymnastics on the moving horse" and the National Equestrian Centre is the local centre for vaulting in the A.C.T. Vaulting combines many skills with performances choreographed to music. Flexibility, strength, coordination, team work and horsemanship are all important skills developed through vaulting. It is a great opportunity to gain the connection and advantages of working with a horse while not requiring a vaulter to own their own horse.

Kerrabee played host to the 2014 NSW State Vaulting Championsips which were held over the weekend 9-10 August. The championships were well attended, with vaulters from all over NSW.