Riding Lessons

Riding Lessons Bournemouth & DorsetLessons at Sweetlands Riding School start from children the age of two up to adult lessons. We provide half hour one-to-one walk outs to gain familiarity with ponies and confidence in the saddle, as well as half hour instructional lead rein classes.

When they become familiar with the basics they can move up to hour lessons.


Pony Cuddles – Aged Two-Fives’s

Children can start riding at Sweetlands Riding School from the age of two. We encourage early starters in a fun, safe environment to learn to ride and care for ponies.

Half Hour – £18.00 – Group Walk Out + Grooming

Childrens Riding Lessons

Our main teaching days are Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday’s we can provide children with the option of half hour or hour lessons; these give the opportunity for children to learn to ride in groups, combining fun and learning.

Sunday’s are our club riding sessions for both pony cuddles (under 5′s) and over 5′s Sunday club.

Half Hour – £18.00
Hour – £25.00

Weekend Adult Riding Lessons

We cater for all levels of experience from absolute beginners to the more experienced rider.  Our lessons are all conducted in a professional but encouraging environment with our well-schooled and very willing horses.

Group Half Hour – £22.00
Group Hour – £30.00

Week Day Group Lessons – Fun & Friendly

A welcome break from the week day routine.  Available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings, these sessions are suitable for riders of all levels including horse management if desired. Topped off with time for a refreshing cuppa and wind-down chat.

Half Hour – £22.00
Hour – £30.00

Lessons For The Individual

These are available for riders of all levels who feel that they would benefit from instruction structured to their personal requirements.

45 Min – £45.00