Racing Victoria’s Saddle Up School Holiday Program is a fun and engaging all day program, providing a range of horse-related activities for primary aged children which is held at Victoria’s most picturesque racecourses over each of the school holidays.

We're thrilled to offer you the chance to get involved in our next Saddle Up School Holiday Program Summer Series this January.

This full day program provides a range of horse-related activities for primary aged children which include:

• Creating your own paper plate horse and decorate your own horse shoes
• Taking part in the horse-themed Amazing Race team challenge
• Competing in the running of the Saddle Up Cup
• Getting involved in a horse-themed celebrity head activity
• Taking part in a variety of horse-themed sports activities
• Having their photo taken with their parents and an iconic trophy

The Saddle Up Summer Series will operate from 8.30am – 5.30pm on the following dates and locations:

Monday 13 January - Cranbourne
Tuesday 14 January - The Valley
Wednesday 15 January - Geelong
Thursday 16 January - Ballarat
Tuesday 21 January - The Valley
Wednesday 22 January - Flemington
Thursday 23 January - Werribee

All activities facilitated by Kelly Sports. The cost is $60 per child (inc. GST)

An additional $20 (inc. GST) for 17 minutes (min number of 15 children required) to learn the fundamentals of riding a horse and make their way through the Saddle Up Obstacle Trail.

Activities are adapted each holiday series and for extreme weather. All venues have indoor air-conditioned facilities.

It's time to Saddle Up!