Learn to Ride courses

Learn the basics of riding with this seven week course available for adults and children

This course is suitable for complete beginners with little to no previous experience.

Dates: Wednesday 10 November - Wednesday 22 December

How to book: Call the centre to book - spaces are limited


Price: £210 

Age: Adults - 16+ (maximum weight 76kg) 

Time: 19:00 - 20:00 


Price: £150

Age: 7 - 15 years

Time: 17:30 - 18:30

Information and prices

Essential information

  • You must agree to our Terms and Conditions

  • For all sessions you must arrive at least 15 minutes before your session is due to start and be present by the arena ready to start before the session begins

  • Late arrivals will not be admitted to Have a Go lessons, and lessons cannot be rescheduled or refunded if you are late

  • Riding and other activities at Lee Valley Riding Centre carry inherent risks. You should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for your own actions and involvement. All riders must complete a Rider Registration Form before their activity starts, which must be signed by a Parent/Guardian for children under 18.

  • If you or the person you are booking for has a disability, learning disability, an injury or physical or other medical condition, you must contact us before booking. We'll need some detailed information and may need to carry out a risk assessment lesson so we can recommend the best activity for you. Find our contact information

  • All lessons must be booked and paid for in advance, either online, by visiting the centre or by phone. Have a Go lessons are only bookable online

  • Bookings can be amended so long as you give at least 48 hours’ notice

  • Riders must wear jodhpurs, or loose-fitting or stretchy trousers, a sleeved top and strong shoes or boots with a small block heel

  • If you'd like to bring your own riding hat, please refer to our Terms and Conditions to see if it's suitable for use at Lee Valley Riding Centre

  • Riding boots are available to borrow free of charge

  • A body protector must be worn for all jumping lessons – customers must provide their own body protector. You cannot jump without one

  • Maximum rider weight is 76kg

  • Games and picnics are prohibited at our venue for safety reasons

  • If you're unsure whether you're able to participate in any activity, or if you have any questions concerning our terms and conditions, our booking process or the Rider Registration or Access forms, please ask a member of staff before you enter into a contract or agree to ride at Lee Valley Riding Centre