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.

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 x4 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.

No strappy tops/vests. Shoulders and upper arm must be covered

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 . We teach our riders from 4 years old and have no upper age limit but please note our upper weight limit is 13 .

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


Lesson Type
1 hour group (more than 3 riders)
1 hour semi private (2 riders)
1/2 hour semi private (2 riders)
1 hour private
1/2 hour private
20 minutes Tots to Trot (group lead rein)
20 minutes Tots to Trot (private lead rein)
1 hour hack
2 hour hack
Pony Club / Pony Stars 2 hours
Mini Pony Club

Any private/semi private lessons with our chief instructor Jamey- Please add £8.00 .Any Lessons with Ruth please add £2.00. All lessons must be paid for upon booking.

Cancellation policy

We currently require 72 hours, this allows us time to rebook the sessions and our freelance instructors to manage their time .


  • 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


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

Birthday Parties

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.