Lee Valley Riding Centre is a great place for kids to start their journey to being a confident rider or continue to develop their riding skills and knowledge. With a variety of lessons and activities, children can start as young as 5 years old all the way up until the adult riding age of 16 years.
Own a pony
Own a Pony day
Get hands-on experience in all aspects of horse care such as grooming, handling and putting on saddles and bridles. Once the horses are ready, they'll enjoy a half an hour ride on their pony. Sessions are aimed at children aged 7 and up.
£50 per person
Session dates and times
Tuesday 13 February from 10:00 - 14:00
Thursday 15 February from 10:00 - 14:00
Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Mini Own a Pony
Mini Own a Pony day
Mini Own a Pony sessions give your little ones aged 5-8 years old the chance to really experience what it's like owning a pony. Children will have fun and gain confidence being around ponies on this two hour course and will receive qualified instruction throughout while grooming, tacking up and riding.
£30 per session
Session dates and times
Monday 12 February from 11:00 - 13:00
Monday 12 February from 14:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 14 February from 11:00 - 13:00
Wednesday 14 February from 14:30 - 16:30
Thursday 15 February from 14:00 - 16:00
Friday 16 February from 14:00 - 16:00
Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. Spaces are limited to 10 per session, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Anyone can join the UK Pony Club – take a look at pcuk.org for details. Pony Club members who regularly ride at Lee Valley Riding Centre are eligible to join the Lee Valley Pony Club, who meet once a week. Pony Club is about much more than just riding – children learn about caring for a horse too, with achievement badges covering subjects like feeding, equipment, pony behavior and grooming.
Brilliant Birthday Parties
How cool is this? A birthday party at the centre with up to 15 friends and horses too!
Children of 5 to 15 years can celebrate a birthday on horseback on Saturday afternoons at 16:15 or Sunday mornings at 10:00. The centre can accommodate four to 16 children and you can bring your own food to eat in the picnic area. Please note, these parties are highly popular, so we encourage parents to book at least a month in advance for a brilliant birthday to remember!
Prices start from £17.50 per child.
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