Leconfield 5 Day Jackaroo & Jillaroo School in in the Australian Outback

Leconfield Jackaroo School in Mulla Creek / New South Wales
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Tim Skerrett invites you to the Leconfield 5 day Jackaroo and Jillaroo school where he will teach you skills needed to work on an Australian farm.


Australia/New Zealand > Australia > New South Wales > Mulla Creek

Located within the rugged New England Ranges, Leconfield is nestled in the valley between the hills. From horseback view breathtaking scenery from rolling hilltops to wide open vistas. From the trees to the wildlife, you will be immersed in the wonders of the Australian bush and no matter the time of day there is always something to see! Located an hours drive east of Tamworth, the Australian capital of Country Music, Leconfield is a great place to get back to nature and breathe in the clean country air!
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: no details
Traveling by car:
You can drive to Leconfield, but the best thing to do would be to drive to Tamworth and then contact us for more specific directions from there, as you lose phone service along the way! Or you can meet Tim with the bus at 9am on the Monday morning of your school and follow him out to the farm...we have plenty of space for parking!
Traveling by plane:
You can fly to Tamworth with QantasLink. Tim picks everyone up from the Tamworth YHA on the Monday morning of your school at 9am and drops you back to Tamworth on the Friday evening.
Traveling by train:
You can get to Tamworth via train with CountryLink. Tim picks everyone up from the Tamworth YHA on the Monday morning of your school at 9am and drops you back to Tamworth on the Friday evening.

nearby /
on the property

Lake/river for swimming, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Restaurants, Theater, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center , Fishing, Golf course, Tennis court
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch

Category

Holiday Company, Horse Trekking Station, Working Ranch, Cattle Ranch, Farm
Opening:
all-year
 
Guest Capacity:
20
 
Minimum age for guests:
age 12 & up
 

General description:

Tim Skerrett invites you to the Leconfield 5 day Jackaroo and Jillaroo school where he will teach you skills needed to work on an Australian farm.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Round pen
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Tack room

More details of the property

Located in the rugged New England Ranges, Leconfield has been in the Skerrett family for four generations. Since it's founding in 1914, the property has grown to nearly 6,000 acres.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Weekly
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Riding holidays for unaccompanied kids
    (age 12 & up)
  • Cowboy school

Additional Animals on the property

We are a working farm, so we have cattle and sheep on the property. There are horses here as well that we use for work and on the school. We also have some working dogs and chickens as well!

Other offers and explanations

Enjoy five days of fun horseback riding, calf wrestling, lassoing and whip cracking!
If this sounds like your cup of billy tea, come and join in for action, laughs and a cracking good time!
Horses available in our riding program
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders
Riding
(Trained for / Saddle):
Western, For guided Trail Rides
Riding program
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • Cattle Drive
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 12 & up
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 100 kg - 220 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Be introduced to the way of Natural Horsemanship. Learn how the horse thinks and communicate with the horse using the horses own language. Where you can reate a relationship between you and your horse
Riding holidays for children
Min. age for unaccompanied children:
age 12 & up
Max age to:
17 years
Offered for:
Girls and boys

Comments on the kind of catering:
Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
Enjoy homestyle country meals cooked over the campfire! Enjoy meat off the property and veggies from our organic veggie garden! Sit out under the stars and eat around the fire!

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes

Enjoy 5 days of fun horseback riding, calf wrestling, lassoing and whip cracking like a real cowboy.

General information of the Training:
Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 12 & up
Training qualifications:
Tim's love and passion for horses has led him to complete courses, training programs with a large number of horseman across a number of disciplines. These include Buck Brannaman and Pat Parelli.
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, Recreational riding, Cutting, Ground Training Courses
Special Classes
Here at Leconfield we use our horses for work and pleasure and for both these aspects we practice Natural Horsemanship. You will have the oppurtunity to learn and practice these skills here.
Catering
Kind of Catering:
  • Full-board on request obligatory
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
More information of the Catering:
Enjoy homestyle country meals cooked over the campfire! Enjoy meat off the property and veggies from our organic veggie garden! Sit out under the stars and eat around the fire!
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Pool available, Phone, Washing machine
More information of the accommodation:
Shared bunkhouse style accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. Phone service is available out in the paddocks. All meals provided, but you will need a sleeping bag and a towel.

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation. The School cost $625, which is inclusive of pick-up and drop-off from Tamworth YHA, all food, accommodation and activities while at the farm.
Contact
 
Company:
Leconfield 5-Day Jackaroo School
 
First name:
Timothy
 
Last name:
Skerrett
 
Country:
Australia
 
Phone:
+ 61 (0)267 694328

You can contact us with the following languages:
English

Contact us via phone, email or our website!

E-Mail address: Inquiry


Company: Leconfield 5-Day Jackaroo School
Zip/Postal Code: 2352
Street: Bimboola
Country: Australia -- New South Wales -- Mulla Creek
Phone: + 61 (0)267 694328