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We are now able to take bookings direct online, you can choose your lesson type the date and the time that's available, you will then be able to pay direct and you will receive a confirmation email and a text message reminder

Virtual Stable Management

Learn with us online from home via Zoom every Saturday Morning


We would like to thank everyone for their kind donations during the pandemic, we have now closed the sponsorships.

Fully Licenced and Insured and approved by 5 governing organisations

  • The only riding school in the area with a modern indoor arena.

  • Thanet's Only official RDA approved riding centre.

  • Viewing Gallery to Indoor School.

  • Free Wifi Access, customer waiting area with hot drinks and vending machine.

  • Over 15 acres of cross country course.

  • Floodlit outdoor arenas.

  • Dedicated Showjump field.

  • Large cafe open at weekends, Food hygiene rated 5.

  • Association of British Riding Schools Approved Yard (ABRS) (1995 to 2020)

  • British Horse Society Approved Yard (Highly Commended)

  • BHS Training Centre & Examination Centre.

  • BHS Riding & Road Safety Approved Training and Exam Centre.

  • Qualified, Experienced and friendly Instructors.

  • All staff are fully trained in First Aid.

  • Nelson Park have our own Defib Machine onsite.

  • All members of staff are Enhanced DBS checked.

  • Thanet's Largest Local Pony Club Centre.

  • Local Authority Licensed Centre.

  • Fully Insured and Risk Assessed.

  • NVQ, National Diploma & BHS Stages 1 to 4 Training Courses

  • Over 350 riders per week !

  • Fantastic Facilities including, Equine Solarium & Equine Shower

  • Heated insulated tack and rug rooms.

  • Full Laundry Facilitiy for washing and drying rugs.

  • Brand new refurbished clubroom and public toilets for 2020


With the country slowly coming out of lockdown we have had taken the opportunity and time to change certain lessons, times and availability

Monday - Open for Lessons

Tuesday - Closed, Liveries Only

Wednesday - Open For Lessons

Thursday - Closed, Liveries Only

Friday - Open For Lessons

Saturday - Open For Lessons

Sunday - Open For Lessons


Please note all new riders or those returning to the saddle must complete our Rider Registration Form and our Covid Specific Registration Form


Please note all prices for Parties at your venue include mileage within the Thanet district,

whilst we are happy to travel to further distances will be at an additional cost, subject to mileage (£2.00 per mile), please call for details.

Please note : All deposits for lessons camps, clinics and events held by Nelson Park are non refundable, places are limited !

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