Adult Lessons

The Experience:

Lessons are given in our indoor or outdoor arenas and on trail rides for adult riders. We teach riders from beginner to advanced level, catering to their personal experience and confidence. Every lesson takes an individualized approach aiming to increase each rider's horse riding skills, confidence and theory knowledge, whilst maintaining a focus on safety and fun. We carefully match horse and rider to give our clients the best experience they can. 


For adults, we conduct both group and private lessons for beginners through to competition riders. Riders can use on of our riding school horses or bring their own. Our adult group lessons are held week nights, during school hours and on weekends. Private lessons are held during the day on weekdays. We also run trail rides frequently on weekends and during the week, click here for more information. We focus on different skills and horse riding disciplines throughout the term, where many riders experience dressage fundamentals, basic jumping skills, polo cross, trail riding, sporting games among others. 

Come and brush up on your riding skills in a lesson situation or book a leisurely trail ride. We are always excited to welcome new clients to our riding school. Want to bring a friend along? Semi-private lessons are a great way to learn a new skill with a friend!

Times: 

Private Lessons

 

Weekday private lessons with our instructors are run between the hours of 10am and 3pm for riding on a school horse or on your own horse. Other times may be available upon request. Suitable for riders with any level of experience - from beginner to advanced.

 

Times are variable for lessons with Grant upon booking - for riders with their own horse and advanced level only

Group Lessons: 

Monday night: Pole, Strides and Position Lessons: Intermediate/Advanced Lessons

Tuesday night: Showjumping (advanced)
Lesson 1 6pm - 7pm

Lesson 2 7pm -8pm (as required)
 

Wednesday night: Flatwork
Intermediate 6pm-7pm

Advanced 7pm-8pm

Thursday morning: Showjumping (beginner/intermediate)
10am

Thursday night: Flatwork
Intermediate 6pm-7pm

Advanced 7pm-8pm

We also run group lessons each morning at 10am for adults of various levels - please speak to our office staff for more information

 

Important Information: 

Adult riders wanting to join a group lesson will need to have a 1/2 hour private assessment lesson first before booking, if they've not ridden with us previously. This is to ensure that riders are correctly placed in a lesson suited to their level of experience and skill.

 

Please note that our advertised riding times include mounting, safety gear check and dismounting. For inexperienced riders, a 10 minute session is conducted at the beginning of the ride to help everyone on, go through safety and basic riding skills.  This is included in the duration of your ride. 

Please ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled lesson time so that your ride can start on time and also for the consideration of other riders. For new clients or if you have not visited us before, plan to arrive at least 20 minutes early to be fitted with riding boots, helmets and finalize any paperwork.

 

Due to safety concerns for both horse and rider, the maximum weight for riders is 100kg.

Please note that all riders must sign a current liability waiver before riding. These can be collected either at the office or online here.

If you are unable to ride in your regular lesson we ask that you phone and cancel your spot at your earliest convenience. In the case of a pre-planned event we require 24 hours notice and in the case of illness we require notice no later than 9am on the day of your lesson. If we do not receive this notice we will require you to pay for the booked lesson in full. Please also inform our office staff each week whether you intend to ride the following week or not.

Please note that our term lessons may have a waiting list to join groups. Please email or call us if you are interested in our lessons with more information about your riding experience & availability. If we have vacancies we can organise booking you in, otherwise you may be put onto our waiting list. ​​

Price list:

 

1 hour group lesson
$55.00

 

1/2 hour private lesson - school horse or own horse
Flatwork - $65.00, Jumping - $70.00

 

1/2 hour private lesson - with Grant
$70.00

 

3/4 hour private lesson (school horse or own horse)                Flatwork - $98.00, Jumping - $105.00

 

3/4 hour private lesson with Grant (school or own horse)      $105.00

 

1 hour semi-private lesson - school horses

$75.00 per person

 

1 hour semi-private lesson-own horses with Grant
$80.00

1 hour trail-ride (weekend)
$65.00

 

Term (10 week course) - weekend

$490.00

Term (10 week course) - week night

$500.00

 

Trail Ride Ticket (10)

$620.00

 

Lesson Tickets

10 group lessons
$530.00

5 group lessons
$270.00

5 x 1/2 hour private lessons - school horse
Flatwork - $310.00, Jumping $335.00

5 x 1/2 hour private lessons - with Grant
$335.00

5 x 3/4 hour private lessons - school horse
Flatwork - $475.00, Jumping - $510.00

5 x 3/4 hour private lessons - with Grant
$510.00

 

Lesson Ticket (10x ½ hr private)             

School  or own flatwork- $620.00,

Grant or Jumping- $670.00

 

Lesson Ticket (10x 3/4 hr private)           

School  or own flatwork- $950.00,

Jumping or Grant - $1020.00

 

Price List current as of  01/06/2020

(all prices include GST). Payment method is by EFTPOS, cash or bank payment or cheque by arrangement.

Trail rides are also great for adults wanting to experience horse riding

Available for all levels of experience

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Group rides available - popular for team building activities and hens parties

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Bookings:

 

To book a lesson or find out more information please call us at 62874888 or email hughes81@bigpond.net.au

Due to high demand for riding this year, our term lessons may have a waiting list to join. Please email or call us if you are interested in our lessons with your contact details, riding experience and available days/times . If we have vacancies we can organise booking you in, otherwise you may be put onto our waiting list.