Lessons & Prices

Group Lessons (1/2hr) – £25 per child
Group Lessons (1hr) – £42 per child; £43 per adult
Semi-Private Lessons (1/2hr) – £38 per child; £39 per adult
Semi-Private Lessons (1hr) – £48 per child; £50 per adult
Private Lessons (1/2hr) – £43 per child; £44 per adult
Private Lessons (1hr) – £53 per child; £55 per adult

Please note new prices will be in place from 1 November as follows:

Group Lessons (1/2hr) – £28 per child
Group Lessons (1hr) – £45 per child; £48 per adult
Semi-Private Lessons (1/2hr) – £42 per child; £44 per adult
Semi-Private Lessons (1hr) – £52 per child; £55 per adult
Private Lessons (1/2hr) – £46 per child; £47 per adult
Private Lessons (1hr) – £56 per child; £59 per adult

Half & Half (1/2hr ride + 1/2hr stable management)
Private – £50 pp
Group (up to 4) – £43 pp
Group (5/6 group) – £40 pp

Riding is a risk sport – Riding holds a potential danger and all horses may react unpredictably on occasions. 
Payment – Advance payment is required to confirm a booking. We accept all credit cards apart from American Express and we can take payment over the phone during office hours.
Weight limit – Our horses can carry a maximum of 13st/85kg.
On arrival – Clients are advised to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of their lesson. Please report to Reception whether you come as a visitor or a rider. We welcome all visitors whether accompanying a rider or wanting to have a look around the yard.
Clothing – For your comfort and safety, we recommend you wear jodhpurs, jeans or trousers, a top with sleeves and boots/shoes with a bit of a heel (no trainers).
Riding hats – Hats to current standards (PAS 015 – 1998 or 2011; VG1 01.040) must be worn and securely fastened at all times when mounted.
Leading fee – If one of our helpers leads your horse/pony during the lesson, then please remember to pay them a leading fee: £1/half hour and £2/hour.
Requesting horses/ponies – Please understand that it is impossible for us to always mount riders on their preferred horse/pony. For riders to improve their ability, they must ride a selection of horses/ponies recommended by the instructor.
48 hours cancellation policy – Please remember to cancel your lesson at least 48 hours beforehand. Full fee is charged for all no-shows or late cancellations of less than 48 hours.

Group Lessons Format

CB (Child Beginners) 1/2hr – Group calls with leader. For beginners over the age of four. Learn the basic walk, trot and steering. Children fun and games included.

CB1 1hr – Learn to improve the walk, sitting and rising trot, understand the feel of the canter, as well as school movements and exercises. All on lead rein.

CB2 1hr – Walk, trot and canter in a balanced manner with and without stirrups. Learn how to ride in open order. Understand the trotting diagonals. Learn the light and jumping position. Complete course with light jumping.

CB3 1hr – Ride experienced horses and ponies. Work in open order. Understand correct canter lead. Jumping small courses.

CB4 1hr – Walk, trot, canter with and without stirrups. Jumping a more technical course, learning lateral work and working on improving the horse’s way of going. Must be able to ride and type of horse given.

CI (Child Intermediate) 1hr – Open order at more advanced level. Jumping, grid work and technical courses. Ride leg-yield. Work a horse into a contact and shoulder in/turn on the forehand.

AB (Adult Beginner) 1hr – An adult class with leader for all beginners or those out of practice. Learn the basics, including rising and sitting trot.

AB1 & AB2 1hr – Walk, trot and canter with and without stirrups, lateral work and jumping. Riding more advanced horses. Open order.

Stage 1 & Stage 2 1hr – A BHS recognised qualification open to all riders over the age of 14. Walk, trot and canter and understanding stable and equine management.