'There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse' - R S Surtees
BHS Approved riding centre with over 30 years experience To book call: 0191 257 1369

Lessons

Riding Lesson
Riding Show

We are fully BHS approved and have a broad selection of horses and ponies to suit all levels of rider. All of our staff are trained and qualified and we are fully insured. We offer a wide range of group and private lessons and hacks in the countryside. Jumping tuition is also available. Riding is on offer all year round at Murton as we have indoor and outdoor arenas, which are also available for hire.

Walks or Try out sessions
Tryout sessions are available most days allowing riders to experience the local countryside.  Also available indoors if the weather is inclement.  They are just a great introduction to riding. Duration 15min or 30mins.  Children from 2yrs old disabled riders or nervous adults.  Horses and ponies are led by staff whilst riders enjoy the view. 

Leading Reins
Leading reins classes are group lessons suitable for children and adults. Pupils begin on the leading rein learning to walk and trot in a correct position, instruction in the basics eg. Going , stopping and turning. Duration ½ hr.

Private  Lessons
Private lessons provide individual tuition for adults and children in basic riding, dressage or show jumping for experienced riders. Duration ½ hr.

Loose lessons
These are for groups of three who have mastered walk and trot. The lesson concentrates on reinforcing and practising prior knowledge. School movements and cantering are learnt. Duration ½ hr.

Class Lessons
Class lessons are divided into junior, intermediate, senior and adult classes. They are graded according to the standard of rider. Junior classes are suitable for novices who can walk, trot and canter independantly. Intermediate classes are suitable for pupils who are learning to ride without stirrups and have sufficient balance to carry out pole work. Senior lessons are for competent and experienced riders and may include jumping or hacking.

Hacks
Hacks are available for experienced riders only with an escort. A safety assessment is required for all riders.

Before you ride with us you must fill out a Rider Registration Form. To download the form click here. For further information or to book please call 0191 257 1369

Association of British Riding Schools Approved