Lesson Prices

PRIVATE LESSONS WITH FULLY QUALIFIED BHS COACH (for all levels of rider)

1/2 hour – £41.00
3/4 hour – £46.00
1 hour – £51.00

PRIVATE LESSONS WITH BHS STAGE 2 TRAINEE INSTRUCTOR OVERSEEN BY A FULLY QUALIFIED BHS INSTRUCTOR (for all levels of rider)

1/2 hour private – £25 or 1/2 hour semi private – £25 each

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON (2 people – of similar ability)

1/2 hour – £33.00 per person
3/4 hour – £38.00 per person
1 hour – £43.00 per person

1/2 or 3/4 HOUR GROUP LESSONS (3+ people – for novice or intermediate riders who can walk and trot independently. Some more advanced groups also canter and jump.

½ hour – £28.00 per person
3/4 hour – £32.00 per person

1 HOUR GROUP LESSONS (3+ people – for intermediate or more advanced riders who can walk, trot and canter independently. These can be flatwork or jumping lessons).

1 hour – £33.00 per person

Loan Ponies/Livery Owners

1 hour Group lessons £28.00

ASSESSMENTS

£25.00 per 1/2 hour
All new riders must complete an assessment lesson before being allocated to suitable group or deciding to continue with private lessons. These lessons must be paid for at time of booking.

PRIVATE INTRODUCTORY LESSONS

½ hour – £35.00 (up to a max of 4 lessons at this rate)
These lessons are for beginners who have had their assessment lesson and who would benefit from some private lessons to help them reach the standard required to move into a group lesson. The lesson will be with one of our fully qualified BHSAI instructors and the riders will learn to walk and trot independently.

DEMO RIDERS (FOR BHS STAGE 1,2,3 TEACH GROUP LESSONS)

1 hour group flat or jump lessons £22.00 TriFEC horse/£17.00 own horse
These lesson are offered at a reduced cost as they are led by a trainee instructor under the supervision of one of our fully qualified BHSAI Instructors and are available on Wednesdays 1.30-2.30pm only.

DEMO RIDERS (FOR BHS STAGE 1,2,3 TEACH GROUP LESSONS)

½ hour ridden lunge lesson £17.00 TriFEC horse/£12.00 own horse

These lessons are offered at a reduced cost as they are led by a trainee instructor under the supervision of one of our fully qualified BHSAI Instructors and are available on Wednesdays 1.30-2.30pm only.

DEMO RIDERS (FOR BHS STAGE 1,2,3 TEACH GROUP LESSONS)

Group Lead Rein Lessons (Up to 4 beginners) ½ hour – £17.00 per person

These lesson are offered at reduced cost for total beginners with our trainee instructors under the supervision of one of our fully qualified BHSAI instructors. These lessons are available on Wednesdays 1.30-2.30pm only for a period of 10 weeks before moving into a series of four private introductory lessons or into a group 1/2 hour lesson which are the next steps for progression.

BHS STAGE 1/2/3/4  TRAINING
(2 hour session – 1 hour ridden/1 hour theory)

Flat/Jump £37.00
These courses are run on a rolling basis meaning you can join at any time. Each session is split into 1hr Ridden and 1hr theory. Stage one ridden is flat only. Stage 2,3,4 alternates fortnightly between flat and jump lessons. Please see the education page to view the timetable.

STAGE TWO TEACH TRAINING

 Price per session £37.00
The Stage Two Teach course is run for three hours, one hour of Theory to include: Lesson planning, theory discussion, presentation practice and the other two hours of teaching practice for lunging lessons, group flat lessons, group jump lessons and lead rein lessons. This course runs for 12 – 16 weeks approx  (depending on individual’s candidate’s ability). To take your Stage Two Teach Exam you must have previously passed your Stage One, Stage Two + BHS Ride Safe Assessment.

STAGE THREE TEACH TRAINING

Price per session £37.00
The Stage Three Teach course is run for three hours, one hour of Theory to include: Lesson planning, theory discussion, presentation practice,  and the other two hours of teaching practice for lunging lessons, group flat lessons, group jump lessons and lead rein lessons. This course runs for 12-16 weeks approx (depending on individual candidate’s ability). To take your Stage Three Teach Exam you must have previously passed your Stage Two, Stage Two Teach & Stage Three exam.

PONY CLUB RALLY – MEMBERS ONLY

TriFEC Pony     £30.00
Own/Loan Pony   £25.00
Our Pony Club meets weekly on a Tuesday evening with a second session for very novice riders on a Friday. See the Pony Club page for more information.

All monies are payable IN FULL before the lesson.
Block Booking Discount – We offer a scheme comprising of paying in advance for 10 lessons and having an 11th free.

CANCELLATION TERMS

If notice is given more than 2 days before the lesson there is no cancellation charge. 2 days before the lesson 50% of the lesson fee will be charged, one day before and on the same day the full lesson price will be charged. The correct procedure to cancel is to RING the office on 01873 890523 before 7pm on a weekday or before 5pm at the weekend. Please do not email, text or Facebook message to cancel and please do not ring the instructor as they could be teaching. This also applies if you have a horse here on livery or have a loan pony, and need to cancel lessons. 

We have a very long list of people who want to learn to ride, therefore, we now have a policy whereby if you do not ride for 3 weeks (without prior notice) you will not automatically be given your slot back and may have to join another group, or be put on a waiting list to rejoin your group.