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10 Riding Schools near Harlow

Hadham Mill Equestrian Centre

Widford Road, Much Hadham,
Hertfordshire SG10 6EY
01279 841040
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Friendly, fun and professional riding school, offering lessons, hacks, pony days, pony parties, vouchers, competitions, courses, horses and ponies to loan and livery spaces.

They offer a high standard of tuition for adults and children in a friendly, attractive, fun and safe environment.  Competent riders may also enjoy a hack through the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside on the many bridleways leading from the Centre.

Just Riding

Lower Lodge Farm House, Long St
Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3TH
Tel:  01992 763451

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The riding school offers lessons to children, ranging from all ages and abilities.  From those having their first experience on a horse to those who have ridden top level show ponies.  Our qualified instructors are here to help. We have a large selection of ponies to cater for every level of ability.  We also offer to lease a pony if this is the next step you are looking for, plus competition livery and schooling your own horse.

Our owner Justine is available for jumping and flatwork lessons. As one of the best know riders on the Show Circuit, Justine has had huge success at both Horse of the Year Show, and the Royal International Horse Show, taking the Working Hunter honours on several occasions, including winning the Supreme Championship at HOYS in 2003.

Hallingbury Hall Equestrian Centre

Little Hallingbury, Bishops Stortford,
Herts CM22 7RP
Tel:  01279 730348
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Suitable for ages:  Young children (4-8), Older children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

BHS approved Hallingbury Hall Equestrian Centre – Learn how to improve your riding skills by the use of half halts and lateral work to balance and supple your horse.  All of our instructors train using the Classical system.  Improve your riding skills by riding horses bred for the job.  Learn how to make it look easy, improve your feel and position, make the horse that you ride enjoy his work.

Maple Pollard Riding School

The Dairy Farm, Little Hallingbury
Bishops Stortford, Herts CM22 7PX
Tel: 07778 489346
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Suitable for ages:  Young children (4-8), Older children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Maple Pollard Riding Centre specializes in group children’s lessons and training for Pony Club, BHS and NVQ exams.  They have a range of well-mannered mounts who are experienced with young riders as well as the experienced older types, and after an initial assessment, the best pony for your age and ability will be assigned.

Hacks can be arranged during the drier weather and private lessons are also available by arrangement.  They have a friendly and enthusiastic team who are happy to talk to nervous riders through their wobbly spots but also highly trained and qualified so able to support those at the other end of the scale too.  They also run a holiday programme for more intensive riding during the school breaks.

Woodredon Riding School

Woodredon Farm Lane, Upshire
Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3SX

Tel:  01992 714312/711144
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Woodredon Riding School – We offer lessons for all abilities from age 4 years onwards, for adults as well as children.  We offer training in jumping for novice through to affiliated competitors as well as dressage training and advanced flatwork lessons. Our lessons vary from private tuition to group lessons and organized hacks through the forest for both children (including lead rein) and adults.

Petasfield Riding School

Maingrove Lane, Hertford,
Herts, SG13 8QQ
Tel:  07970 924958
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Petasfield Riding School – At Petasfield Riding School we aim to provide every rider with the opportunity to achieve their goal.  We are a riding school based in Hertford that can help you learn in a professional yet friendly and fun atmosphere.

We offer tuition for beginners all the way through to the more advanced rider.  Group or private lessons are available.

High Beech Riding School

Pynest Green Lane,
Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3QL
Tel:  0208 508 8866
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The school for horse riding in Epping Forest

High Beech Riding School – High Beech Horse Riding School first opened to the public in 1970 and our aim today is the same as the day we opened to teach you to ride or improve your riding in a friendly atmosphere and pleasant surroundings.

Crouchfield Farm Stables

Wadesmill Road,
Chapmore End, Ware, Herts SG12 0EX
Tel:  01920 463161

Contessa Riding Centre

Willow Tree Farm, Colliers End,
Nr Ware, Herts SG11 1EN
Tel:  01920 821792/821496

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Contessa Riding Centre – Situated in 50 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside and within easy reach of London and Cambridge, Contessa Riding Centre is a Riding and Training centre specializing in Dressage. Contessa was voted third Best Riding School in Europe in 2006 and the highest placed British entry. Contessa is approved by the British Horse Society and the Association of British Riding Schools.

Forest Stables Riding Centre

The Street, Great Hallingbury,
Bishops Stortford, Herts CM22 7TR.
Tel:  07519 647150
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Part, full and DIY livery available on a well-established family run yard, 2 menages individual turnout and fantastic direct hacking into Hatfield Forest.  Onsite tack room, tea room and toilet.  We also have onsite rider and teacher as well as mechanical horse available for lessons to the perfect position.

Aldersbrook Riding School

Empress Avenue, Chingford,
E12 5HW
Tel:  020 8530 4648
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Suitable for ages:  Young children (4-8), Older children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
BHS approved Aldersbrook Riding School offers a variety of pleasingly tempered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages with specific preschool and under 8 mornings available.

Aside from the lessons there are also Grooming and Riding Competitions, Lead Rein Hacks, Own A Pony Days, Picnic Hacks and even live theatrical performances involving the horses!

Gilston Livery Stables

Pye Corner,
Gilston, Harlow, CM20 2RB
01279 444165

Gilston Livery Stables Harlow is a horse riding stable serving its local area in Essex.  They offer horse riding, horse jumping lessons and horse riding lessons.

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