Children's activities

Childrens activities

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. 


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Mini Learn to Ride 

Learn to ride and boost confidence

These sessions are ideal for children aged between 5 to 7 years who are beginners or who want to boost their confidence in riding, handling ponies and pony knowledge in general.

Ideal for beginners (Limited spaces available)

Our six week course during is designed to teach children to stop, start, steer and build their confidence around our ponies with the same group of children each week. Children will recieve a certificate once they complete the course. 

Price: £120pp 

Dates and times: Friday 13 January 2017, 16:30 - 17:30

Book now

 Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. There are only 5 spaces available, so please book in advance to avoid disapointment.

  • Includes four ridden sessions and two stable management sessions.
  • Each ridden lesson will include 10 minutes of pony handling.
  • This course aims to build confidence for riding and pony handling.
  • A parent/guardian must stay on site throughout the duration of the course.
Pony Club

Pony Club

Anyone can join the UK Pony Club – take a look at 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 behaviour and grooming.

Brillian birthday parties

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 our café can provide birthday tea, or you can bring your own 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 without catering and £25 per child with catering.

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Call us on 020 8556 2629 or email

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Lee Valley Riding Centre

Lea Bridge Road
London E10 7QL
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