Riding School

Riding School

We are a family run Equestrian Centre where all ages and levels of experience are welcome. Widmer Equestrian Centre is a BHS approved centre and holds the highest award of 5 starts from the council. We run lots of activities for children during the school holidays ranging from own a pony days,gymkhana afternoons to birthday parties. Tuesday and Friday between 9am and 3pm all adult riding lessons are massively DISCOUNTED!!! Please check our online calendar for upcoming events.

What to wear

If you already own some or all of your own kit we will still ask to see the standard / condition / history / fit and wear of you hat.We hire our hats out
at a cost of £1.50. You will need to wear welly boots or shoes with a small heel and a little bit of grip. No open toed shoes / trainers / heavy walking
boots or boots with a zip on the inside. Glove are highly recommended. Trousers / tracksuit bottoms / leggings are suitable. Jeans can really rub on the seams.

You may get a little warm whilst out riding so layers are recommended. Always dress according to the weather conditions. A full riding wardrobe can be purchased from Widmer feeds country store.

We offer tuition everyday except Mondays and the first Sunday of the month. We teach our riders from 4 years old and have no upper age limit but please note our upper weight limit is 13 1/2 stone.

We require payment at the time of booking. Please make your self aware of the cancellation policy

PRICES

Lesson Type
Adult
Child
1 hour group (more than 3 riders)
£33
£32
1 hour semi private (2 riders)
£40
£39
1/2 hour semi private (2 riders)
£32
£29
1 hour private
£46
£45
1/2 hour private
£36
£34
20 minutes Tots to Trot (group lead rein)
£21
20 minutes Tots to Trot (private lead rein)
£28
1 hour hack
£42
£42
2 hour hack
£65
£65
Hack assessments
£10
£10
Pony Club 2 hours
£41
Mini Ponly Club
£31

All lessons must be paid for upon booking.

Cancellation policy

We currently require 3 working days, this is simply because we are working on a VERY tight budget and trying to keep the business afloat through this turbulent time. Any less than 3 days does not allow us time to cover the instructors hourly freelance rate . We hope to resume the 24/48hrs when we can open again at full capacity restrictions are lifted.

  • Book and pay for 5 lessons in advance receive the 6th lesson 1/2 price.
  • Book and pay for 10 lessons in advance and receive the 11th one free

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE 

GREAT OFFERS ON ADULT RIDING LESSONS

  • 15% discount on adult off peak lessons Tuesday and Friday 9am to 3pm. This discount is not applied to hacks.
  • Whether your a complete beginner,getting back into riding after a break or just fancy trying something new.

Lesson type

Lesson Type
Price
1 hour group (more than 3 riders)
£28
1 hour semi private (2 riders)
£34
1/2 hour semi private (2 riders)
£27
1 hour private
£39
1/2 hour private
£30
1 hour hack
£42

Birthday Parties

A riding party is a great way to celebrate a special occasion for a riding enthusiast.

Our birthday parties are group riding sessions for up to 8 riders. All riders must be over 4 years old.

The 1 hour group sessions are done to music and are made up of gymkhana races. All abilities are catered for- from semi experienced to complete novices.

Hats up to the current E.U standard are available to hire free of charge. Cost – £35.00 per child.For more information, bookings and availability please call us on 01844 275139.