Horse Riding for Children
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.
Loughton Manor Equestrian
Osborne Farm Riding School
Model Farm Riding Centre
Hedley Riding SchoolHigher Elbut Farm, Elbut lane, Bury, Bgreater Manchester BL9 7TU
Shipley Lane Equestrian CentreEglinmgham, Nr Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2LS
Weston Park Equestrian CentreMorton Lane, Weston Longville, Norwich NR9 5JL
The Three Greys Riding SchoolClayton Hill, Pyecombe, Brighton
Timber Top Equestrian Centre
Pewsey Vale White Horse Riding Centre
South Borough Lane Stables
Birch FarmBroxbourne, Opp. Paradise Wildlife Park
Suzanne's Ealing Riding School
Polhill Riding Centre
Leechpool Riding Stables
Stag Lodge Stables
Dartmoor Riding & TrekkingWidecombe-The-Moor, Devon
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.
Mottingham Farm Riding Centre
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."
Evergreen Riding Stables18 High Street, Gayton, Northampton
Langshot Equestrian CentreGracious Pond Road, Chobham GU24 8HJ
Log onto their very friendly website for full details of how to buy on-line.
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
New Range Equestrian Centrehern Road, Ramsey St. Mary's, Nr Peterborough PE6 7TP
Whether you want to come for a day or a week, Xplore guarantees fun, laughter and friendship at our awesome camps! We have been running camps for over 27 years, so we know how to provide an action packed holiday of fun and we’d love for you to join us!
We have a huge range of activities, clubs and courses on offer so no matter if you’re looking for water sports (kayaking, raft building and wakeboarding, adventure (climbing, quad biking, archery or wild survival, team sports (such as football, volleyball and tennis) or being super creative (polish up your circus skills, learn new dance skills and choreography) there will always be loads for you to do! What’s more if you stay residentially there are loads of great evening activities on offer too such as talent shows, discos and campfires!
- Day Camps are £35 per day (8.30am to 5.30pm) or 5 days (Monday to Friday) for £150
- Residential Camps from £475 per week
- Available Easter, May Half Term, Summer and October Half Term!
All staff are selected for their qualifications, talents and enthusiasm to work with children and all are CRB checked. Xplore is Ofsted registered and accepts childcare vouchers.
Locations: Brandeston, Finborough, Westonbirt, Woodbridge, Worksop, Saint Felix, Pangbourne College, Princethorpe
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.
Albourne Equestrian CentreHenfield Road, Albourne, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 9DE
Laughton Wood Equestrian Centre
- Private and Group lessons
- Fun hacks in woodland and open countryside
- Large indoor school
- Full and part livery
- All aspects of breaking
- Reschooling of problem horses
- Horses for sale
- Stable days during school holidays
The London Equestrian CentreLullington Garth, Woodside Park, Finchley, London N12 7BP
Russells Equitation CentreNew Place, Allington Lane, Westend, Southampton SO30 3HQ
Group lessons and Private Group lessons, ‘Ride With Your Mind’ Coaching and exam training. We also work with special needs individually, offer tutoring in caring of your animal and we are a Pony club centre.
Russell’s Livery offers full facilities. We can look after your horse or pony for you.
Epona Trust is a non-profit making organisation that re-habilitates horses and ponies. Horses and ponies available for loan.