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, private lessons and other fun activities. Dressage, Jumping, Lunge to Improve Position, BHS Stages traning and Lungeing tuition is also available. Riding is on offer all year round at Murton as we have indoor and outdoor arenas.
Pony Petting 2-6 years
A perfect introduction to ponies and riding for children. Bring your little ones for a 45min session which includes a chance to:
Parents must get involved and supervise their little one at all times
Please dress in long trousers and wellies (Both parent and child)
Shorts/Skirts/Sandles/Croptops ARE NOT PERMITTED
£15 for a 45 min session every Tuesday at 1.30pm
Walks (Taster Sessions) 2 years -100yrs - For complete beginners who want to try riding (Max 4 riders in group)
Cost £20 + £1 for Hat Hire
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 30mins. Children from 2yrs old disabled riders or nervous adults. Horses and ponies are led by staff whilst riders enjoy the view. (Under 4's must have an accompanying adult walk along side the pony at all times)
Leading Rein Group 4yrs -13yrs - This first group lesson for children
Cost £22 +£1 for Hat Hire
Leading reins class lessons are group lessons suitable for beginner children 4yrs to 13yrs. Pupils start on the leading rein learning to walk and trot in a correct position, the coach establishes the basics eg. going , stopping and turning. Parents are strongly encouraged to lead their own child in the lesson. (Full training will be given) Duration ½ hr Max 6 riders. Volunteers are available to lead ponies if parents are not able to - Cost £1
Walk Trot Group (Instructors will grade rider for this)
This group lesson is the next step from Lead Rein Class or Beginner Lunge Private Lesson. It is a small group of max 3 riders (duration 30mins). The riders will practice walk and trot off the leadrein. They will also widen their knowledge of school movements and learn to ride on the correct trot diagonal.
Loose Group lessons (Instructors will grade riders for this)
These are suitable for groups of three riders who have mastered walk and trot. The lesson concentrates on reinforcing and practising prior knowledge and the riders will learn to canter. Duration ½ hr.
Group Class Lessons (Instructor will grade riders for this)
Class lessons are divided into Novice, Intermediate, Senior and Adult classes. They are graded according to the standard of rider. Our group lessons are also split into Children/Teenagers and Adults. Maximum 8 riders.
Novice Group Lessons are suitable for riders who can walk, trot and canter independantly.
Teenager Group for riders around the teenage years who want to continue their riding career but aren't yet old enough to join the Adult Group Sessions.
Intermediate Group Lessons are suitable for pupils who are learning to ride without stirrups and have sufficient balance to carry out pole work.
Senior Group Lessons are for established riders and may include lateral work.
Stage 2 Flatwork Preparation group lessons are for riders working towards the Stage 2 and Pony Club C+ Test. £28
Back to Basics Polework/Small Jumps group sessions are for riders learning the jumping position, stages of jumping and how to ride over poles and small fences. £28
Private Lessons (Any Ability) Please see pricelist
Private lessons provide individual tuition for all abilities to adults and children in basic riding, dressage or show jumping for experienced riders. Private lessons are also available to riders training for BHS Stages. Duration ½ hr, 3/4hr or 1hr.
Semi-Private Lessons (Any Ability) Please see pricelist
Would you like to share a lesson with friends or family? A shared private lesson can be arranged for any level of rider.