Horse Riding for Children
Osborne Farm Riding School
Timber Top Equestrian Centre
Mottingham Farm Riding Centre
Polhill Riding Centre
South Borough Lane Stables
The Three Greys Riding SchoolClayton Hill, Pyecombe, Brighton
Birch FarmBroxbourne, Opp. Paradise Wildlife Park
Weston Park Equestrian CentreMorton Lane, Weston Longville, Norwich NR9 5JL
Woodredon Riding SchoolWoodredon Farm Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3SX
We offer lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced pupils as well as rides out in the forest for the more experienced. Beginners lessons are half an hour whilst all others are one hour.
Please ring for more information on the above number or 01992 711144."
Leechpool Riding Stables
Shipley Lane Equestrian CentreEglinmgham, Nr Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2LS
Loughton Manor Equestrian
Suzanne's Ealing Riding School
Evergreen Riding Stables18 High Street, Gayton, Northampton
Stag Lodge Stables
Coltspring Riding School
Established since 1965, we offer riding tuition on a one-to-one basis for children aged 4+. Children aged 7+ can also have group lessons if preferred. All classes are overseen by fully qualified instructors and are held from 9.00am-9.30pm every day except Fridays.
We are a member of the Pony Club which is aimed specifically at non-owner riders. Children can work towards achievement badges and tests to C Standard which includes passing the Road Safety test.
Please phone for further information.
Pewsey Vale White Horse Riding Centre
Dartmoor Riding & TrekkingWidecombe-The-Moor, Devon
Model Farm Riding Centre
Hedley Riding SchoolHigher Elbut Farm, Elbut lane, Bury, Bgreater Manchester BL9 7TU
The Mendip Riding School is set within 130 acres of rolling hills and woodland, the riding centre is truly an equestrians delight. It is BHS approved, we offer lessons for both adults and children. Our pony days give younger riders the chance to ride and learn to care for the pony.
Facilities include a Hotel and Restaurant. Please phone for a brochure. Birthday parties catered for.
We also have a ski centre, please visit our listing under Skiing for more information.
Albourne Equestrian CentreHenfield Road, Albourne, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 9DE
Chessington Equestrian CentreClayton Road, Chessington, Surrey KT9 1NN
Children start riding from 5 years old with after school lessons at reduced rates.
Beginners start in small groups of 6 in the full size indoor school. They progress at their own pace with thorough but enjoyable instruction. Lessons are graded. During school holidays OCRS organises fun days and day courses. In the summer holidays we hold weekly courses which are very popular.
OCRS are a Pony Club Centre Member. Children riding with us can join the Pony Club and work through the badge and test system.
B.H.S. & A.B.R.S. Approved
For more information please visit:
Lee Valley Riding CentreLea Bridge Road, Leyton, London E10 7QL
Group lessons, private tuition and beginner’s ‘Have-a-Go’ sessions are available, with the benefit of an indoor arena, two floodlit outdoor arenas and jumping facilities. Lessons on the cross-country jumping course are available to experienced riders.
There are plenty of opportunities for children to get involved and learn more about ponies. “Own a Pony” sessions for all ages are a popular school-holiday activity, and regular riders can become Stable Helpers, or even try out for the Lee Valley Pony Club team.
For more information visit: www.leevalleypark.org.uk
Standlake Equestrian Centre and Ranch ChaletsDowns Road, Standlake, Witney, Oxford OX29 7UH
New Range Equestrian Centrehern Road, Ramsey St. Mary's, Nr Peterborough PE6 7TP
We offer sessions on the ground and aboard our ponies. We run pony parties and offer a pony share scheme.
During school holidays we offer various activities with the main aim being to ensure that everyone involved has lots of fun!
We cater for all ages and abilities and offer a fantastic experience for the whole family!
Welwyn Equestrian CentrePotters Heath Road, Welwyn AL6 9SZ
Open all year round, Weekdays, evenings (late nights) and weekends.
- Group lessons (Small Groups, Max of 8, 5 Levels of ability
- Private and Semi Private lessons
- Rides out, hacking through the farmland/countryside
- Fun but very informative Stable Management sessions (Hourly, Daily, Weekly)
- Own your own Pony days/weeks (Care for a pony like its your own)
- Pony Club Training and Achievement awards
- Activities for riders with special requirements/learning difficulties
- Unforgettable Birthday Parties the whole family can enjoy
- Riding gift vouchers that make ideal gifts
See our website or contact us for full details.
The London Equestrian CentreLullington Garth, Woodside Park, Finchley, London N12 7BP
Log onto their very friendly website for full details of how to buy on-line.
Langshot Equestrian CentreGracious Pond Road, Chobham GU24 8HJ
Junior Holidays available over school holidays offer:- 3 hours riding daily (minimum) over a week, Qualified instruction, Show Jumping, Gymkhanas, Cross Country, Fancy Dress, Dressage, Rosettes and BHS certificates, Indoor Riding, Stable Management, Forest Rides, Tack shop, Cabin Accommodation, 24 hour supervision, Evening entertainment, English lessons for Overseas Visitors.
You can adopt a pony or bring your own. Ring now for a brochure and more detailed information.