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We have Activities to suit Beginner Pony Riders 

Pony Express

Learn the basics to riding within 1 hour $100

Getting the foundation right leads to confidence and freedom


A class for Beginner riders ages 5yrs to 10yrs. Ideal for children who know little or nothing about ponies or a nervous rider. Riders are well supervised and beginning on a lead-rein with a Professional Riding Instructor.


Laying the foundation correctly is so important to us, in turn this empowers children to become Empathetic Balanced Riders.


At our Boutique Riding Premises, we offer a beautiful quiet country environment. Our ponies, saddlery, and property are to the highest standards.


The highest pony is 13.1hh we concentrate on keeping pony heights to a minimum so not to over-horse your child.


We love teaching small groups of children, so they gain the utmost knowledge and experience in the short time they are with us.


Your child will learn the importance of


  • Sitting correctly to achieve a balanced position
  • Important first aids to Halt, Walk, Trot
  • How to ask the pony to walk on, trot on, halt and turn the pony
  • Communicating to the pony through their mind
  • Beginning of Rise to the Trot

Most children will be able to 'Rise to the trot' within this lesson.


Our focus is on achieving an Empathetic Balanced Rider, nurturing children while they are developing empathy, respect, gratitude and love towards ponies. We take care in encouraging but not over facing your child.


Professional Riding Instruction


Safety and fun is our highest priority for the children and our ponies.

"I like all the little tips you give us Kathryn. It helps us to be effective riders and your ponies listen to us. It is so different from other places we have ridden, where you are told to get on and go. Your ponies have nice soft mouths too and are much easier to stop."


Zsabella Goldsack 9 years with Spirit December 2014


Posts on our Facebook Page after April 2016 Pony Pals a similar activity


Oh, thank you so much, it was wonderful for our city girl to be able to enjoy some time on the farm and with the ponies, she thoroughly enjoyed every minute!

Rebekah Graham April, 29, 2016


Thank you all, Zahra hasn't stopped talking about everything she learned about caring for & riding the ponies

Clarrissa Arnold, April 29th, 2016


Carlie Jean absolutely adored it and learn't loads all while having the best Pony experience of her little life... Thank you very much for having us!!!

Victoria Rodger, April 28th, 2016

Pony Treat

Bring your child and their special friend to spend time with a pony/ponies for a lovely pony experience.

The children will learn to groom and have a Mini Riding Lesson each or lead rein rides. Plenty of pony contact in a caring, quiet environment. Approx 40 minutes riding. English or Western saddles are available.


$100 incl 1 hour one child


$150 incl 1.5 hours 2 children 

Pony Rides

We are available for Pony Rides please email to arrange a time via the Contact Form at the top right of the page.

From $50 incl per half hour per pony, in paddock condition lightly brushed.

School hours & School Holidays by appointment.

Weekends Minimum 2 ponies required in the weekends, only available if we are not booked for parties.

Private Riding Lessons

 Private Riding Lessons for children from 3 years to 10 years or up to 12 years if your child is small under 50kg. Safe well handled Schoolmaster Ponies.


Our focus is on achieving an Empathetic Balanced Rider, their time here nurtures children into developing empathy, respect, gratitude and love towards ponies. We take care in encouraging but not over-facing your child. Developing a correct position while enjoying time with the ponies is our aim. Professional Instruction.

Bring your own pony for Field Classes, Dressage and Jump Lessons. Field Classes are great for learning to ride out of the arena and across country.


$60 per Private Lesson half hour

Booking Required

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We are open both weeks of the Holidays for Pony Rides and Experiences. 


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"Thanks for a great afternoon! Kids really loved it! You do a great job! Thanks again! "

Anna Capewell

September 2019

"What a magical spot for a kids' party! We had the best time at this lovely venue & we will always treasure the memories! Thank you Kathryn for making it so easy & taking such go..."

Janelle Matchett

May 2019

"Hector absolutely loves his lessons. Such an amazing activity and great he can start riding at 3. He is learning so much. Kathryn is so amazing and patient with him 5 stars!"

Mel Kate

September 2018

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