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Horse Riding

Have you ever ridden a horse? Whether you’re a complete beginner, returning to riding after a break or looking for advanced tuition, Lee Valley Riding Centre has something for you. ‘Have-a-Go’ groups are designed specifically for complete beginners. These are small classes for children and adults and the horse or pony will be led until the rider feels comfortable without assistance.

There is a waiting list for regular discounted group sessions for adults and children with disabilities so please book well in advance. Separate group sessions and private lessons can be arranged more quickly. All horses and ponies are carefully selected for suitable temperament and safe handling.

Our experienced instructors make sure all participants have a safe and fun learning experience. Riders do need to be able to stand for a short period of time at the mounting blocks to be helped onto their horse. Riding boots and helmets are available for hire. Very young children aged 3.5 – 5 can only attend private sessions. The riding centre is fully wheelchair accessible.

All sessions must be booked in advance. Please contact us for times and availability and let us know if you have any special needs. Not all conditions will be suited to riding so please check with us first.

Group lessons: 1 hour – adult £26.60, concession £20.00, 30 mins – adult £16.20, Concession £13.60.
Private lessons: 1 hour – £66.00 (peak) and £61.00 (off peak), 45 mins – £55.50 (peak) and £50.50 (off peak), 30 mins – £41.80 (peak) and £36.30 (off peak).
Helmets must be worn at all times and can be hired for £3 per session.

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