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. 

 

Half term activities

This half term there's no need to have bored little faces; our range of horse riding activities is perfect for keeping them entertained.

Have a go
Have a Go

Have a Go

Children will experience horse riding for the first time in a safe and calm enviroment. They'll learn from the very basics of how to mount a horse to walking with confidence.

Price:

£14 per person

Session dates and times: 

Monday 13 February - 13:00 &  13:30

Tuesday 14 February  - 14:00 & 14:30

Wednesday 15 February - 14:00 & 14:30

Thursday 16 February - 11:00, 11:30, 14:30 & 15:00

To book

Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. Spaces are limited to 6 per session, so please book in advance to avoid disapointment.

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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.
Horseriding
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 in their pony. Sessions are aimed for children aged 7 and up.

Price: £50 per person

Session dates and times: 

Tuesday 14 February - 10:00-14:00

Thursday 16 February - 10:00-14:00

To book

Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. Spaces are limited to 10 per session, so please book in advance to avoid disapointment.

owna pony
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 wile grooming, tacking up and riding.

Price: £30 per person

Session dates and times: 

Wednesday 15 February - 10:00-12:00

Friday 17 February - 10:00-12:00

To book

Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. Spaces are limited to 10 per session, so please book in advance to avoid disapointment.

Horse riding
Refresher course

Refresher course

Get back into the saddle with a refresher course. Suitable for regular riders aged 10- 15 years old who ride on a child beginner lesson or above.

Price: £50 per person

Session dates and times: 

Monday 13 February - 10:00 & 14:00

To book

Call us on 020 8556 2629 to book your spot. Spaces are very limited, so please book in advance to avoid disapointment.

Pony Club

Pony Club


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 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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Book now

Call us on 020 8556 2629 or email ridingcentre@vibrantpartnerships.co.uk

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Lee Valley Riding Centre

Lea Bridge Road
Leyton
London E10 7QL
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