Lessons, treks, pony days/parties and Pony Club
(Please note: to find us, do use the directions on the "Contact Us" page - satnav does not always get you to us!).
Our Riding School
The Cabin Equestrian Centre offers lessons and hacks for all levels, from four years old with no upper age limit! We cater for all abilities and our sympathetic instructors specialise in giving confidence to nervous or novice riders. We also cater for disabled riders. And,, we offer great discounts on block bookings.
Why not treat your child to a birthday party at Cabin Equestrian? Or join in our Pony Days, stable management classes and BHS certified courses.
Fun evenings for adults - great for socialising. Dressage competitions and training designed for first timers as well as the more experienced. Horses can be available for regular clients to hire at the wed night unaff dressage and SJ competitions.
Plus, there's regular clinics and courses with visiting trainers and equine specialists, from grass roots to top level. Courses can be individually tailored towards BHS exams and qualifications.
We also cater for corporate clients with teambuilding days with expert tuition and activities for large or small groups.
Prices for Riding School
* please arrive 10mins early for all lessons *
Group lessons and hacks - 1 hour £25
Jumping lessons - 1 hour £27
Private lessons - half hour £30; 45 mins £43
Pony Club sessions - 1hr 30mins £25 (plus annual sub)
Pony Days - half day £35, full day £60
Stable Management - 1 hour £25/1/2 hr £12.50
Private and semi-private lessons and hacks by arrangement.
Please call us on 01467 624378 to discuss your requirements and make a booking.
What do I wear?
Whether you're visiting us for lessons, pony days, parties or Pony Club, it is not necessary to purchase riding clothing to have fun at the Cabin EC and we are able to supply hats. However, we require riders to wear long trousures, t shirts which cover the shoulders or long sleeves and substantial foot wear, ideally with a small square heels. Flip flops, open toed shoes, ugg boots or other fashion foot wear are not suitable. Jewellery should be kept to a minimum for safety reasons. Parents of smaller riders should be aware they may need to lead their child and wear suitable footwear.
DOWNLOAD RIDER REGISTRATION FORM Bring this completed on your first visit. Only Parents/Guardians can sign for an under 16 yo.
NEW BHS STAGES 1 AND 11 CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE WITH EXAMS COMING UP AT THE CABIN E.C. - PLEASE TEL FOR DETAILS 01467 624378
Our Pony Days
** Mon Oct 12th 10am-1pm; Tues Oct 13th 1-4pm 9Intro to Pony Club) and Tues 20th Oct 1-4pm **
Pony Days are a great way for children of all levels to learn a bit more about the care of and preparation of horses and ponies. During the day they will take part in many activities. These may include grooming, tacking up, leading, feeding, tack cleaning and of course riding. Pony Days are either full or half day sessions and dates can be found in our "forthcoming events" section.
Riders should bring a drink and snack for half days and a packed lunch for full days. New clients should down load and complete the rider registration form, below, and bring it with them. Please read our "what to wear" section and ensure your child has sufficient warm and waterproof clothes, including gloves if the weather is unkind.
To book or for more information please ring 01467 624378
Our Pony Club - news and dates
Tues 13 Oct - Intro to Pony Clubh (1-4pm). This is for anyone interested in joining PC gives you a chance to find out what it's all about and gain a badge.
Wed 14 Oct - jumping league final.
Mon 19 Oct - D and D+ tests
Well done to our senior PC team who came third in the horse/pony care competition.
As well as all the riding school activities, the Cabin is a Pony Club Centre. Centre membership gives young people without their own horse or pony the opportunity to take part in many of the activities offered by the Branches, as well as learning all about the day to day care needed.
Members meet weekly and alternate between riding and stable management activities. Riders must be able to walk and trot confidently off the lead rein. Prospective members need to complete a PC membership form, available from The Cabin,and return it together with the annual membership fee, currently £26 (May 2014) .
Please note: cancellation policy is 24 hours notice or the full price will be charged. For vouchers - please see terms and conditions.