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Riding Lessons

We offer riding for all levels, from complete beginners to experienced riders wanting to improve their skills. Adults and children have their own designated group lessons to cater for their needs. We aim to produce educated, sympathetic riders who are able to ride a wide variety of horses and ponies. 

Riding Lessons

  • Instruction for children 7 years and over.
  • Beginner children start with half hour classes then progress onto 1 hour lessons, with approval of the instructor.
  • Adult instruction on an individual and group basis
  • Instruction from beginner’s level to advanced
  • Dressage and Show Jumping lessons
  • Stable Management courses.
  • Brirish Horse Society exam training.
  • Horse and rider preparation for competition
  • Children's birthday parties (all levels catered for)
  • Adult birthday parties and hen parties
  • Gift vouchers available
  • Please note the centre has a weight limit of 12 stones or 77kg

Please find our price list below

NOT ALL LESSONS ARE AVAILIABLE DUE TO CURRENT COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

As from Monday 1st March 2021 the charges are follows:
BHS Stage 2/3 Coach BHS Stage 4 Coach BHS Stage 5 Coach
Adult Classes
1 Hour Class lesson £36.00 £36.00 n/a
Chilrens Classes (over 7 years to under 18 years of age)
Beginner classes are NOT currently available due to Covid-19 restrictions
1 Hour Class £34.00 £34.00 n/a 
Private Lessons 
1/2 Hour private lesson Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm. £36.50 £39.00 £40.00
1/2 Hour shared private lesson Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm £34.50 £37.00 £38.00
1/2 Hour weekend private lesson £41.50 £44.00 £45.00
1/2 Hour shared weekend private lesson  £39.50 £42.00 £43.00
Stable Management lectures
BHS or Pony Club assessment Training (private week days)  £40.00 per hour
Childrens Birthday Parties: NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
Available Saturday and Sunday at 1pm to 2pm for children aged 7 years and over
1/2 Hour Ride only not available
1/2 Hour Ride and 1/2 Hour grooming  not available
Hire of party room not available
 Party Food not available
Photographer not available
A £50 non refundable deposit is required to book a party. The balance is required 1 week prior to the booking.
Prices are based on a minimum of 5 children. The maximum of 8-10 per group depending on ages.
For larger groups riding will need to be split into 2 groups.
Parents may be required to help lead.
Refunds can not be given for no shows or children refusing to ride/take part.
Booking information and terms.
Please note all lessons/activities must be paid for in full at the time of booking.
  • The centre operates a strict 24 hour cancellation policy.
  • Refunds/transfres/credits can not be issued if less than 24 hours notice is given.
  • Private lessons are not guarenteed exclusive use of the arena.
  • Our minimum age for riding is 7 years old and the upper weight limit is 12 stones.
  • The centre reserves the right to decline any booking.
For enquiries and bookings please call the office on 0121 353 7174. It is not possible to book via email or Facebook messages.
The office is open 9am to 5pm Wednesday to Sunday.

What to Wear

If you do not have full riding gear it not essential for a novice rider to go and equip themselves immediately. Here are a few points to help you know what is safe to start you off.

  • Long trousers that are close fitting, jeans are acceptable. Under no circumstance will riders be permitted to ride in shorts, skirts or dresses.
  • T- shirts with sleeves in the summer or Sweat shirts in winter. No Vest style tops
  • Boot or a shoe with a sturdy heel of approx. 1". Trainers will not be permitted. 
  • Long hair must be tied back. A low pony tail or plait is ideal.
  • No jewellery is allowed, you will be asked to remove it before mounting
  • Current standard riding hats are available to hire for £1.50 in the office. **Hat hire available with liners only** 
  • Our local tack shop Andy Tack has a range of hats and equestrian clothing, please call Janet on 01922744546 or visit www.andytack.co.uk for information.