Riding Lessons

Nelson Park have lots of riding lesson options available to suit each and every requirement, Adults and Children from beginners to advanced riding examination training our facilities and staff are ready to help you achieve your goals and ambitions.

Our lessons start from 2 years old !

Please note that lesson times include the time it takes to mount and dismount.

Taster Rides

For the very small riders aged 2 to 4 years (approx), your childs first ride on a pony should be one to remember, when they meet Fizz or Roxy our miniatures they help but smile.


£10.00 for a 15 minute walk
£14.00 if booked on the day

Afterschool Clubs.

The afterschool clubs are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday’s at 4pm 4.30pm and 5pm, the clubs are ideal for beginners and the younger riders, they allow your child to learn to ride and progress their riding abilities.
These lessons are planned to achieve, walk, trott and 
getting off the leid rein, once that stage is reached they will need to move up to either group 3 or 4.

£12.00 for half hour ride (Green members £10.00)
On the day booking £4.00 additional charge

Saturday Kids Club.

After Afterschool Clubs, you child can progress to the Saturday Kids Club, available to children ged 5 upwards they receive half hour ride and half hour stable management, learning about all aspects of looking after and owning a horse or pony.

£17.00 for half hour ride (Green Members £15.00)
On the day booking £4.00 additional charge. 

Standard Riding Lessons (Beginners Welcome)

                                                           WEEKDAYS WEEKENDS
1/2 Hour Private                                     £27.00           £32.00
1/2 Hour Semi Private                          £22.00           £22.00
45 Minute Private                                   £37.00           £42.00
One Hour Group                                       £24.00           £24.00
One Hour Group Semi Pte                     £28.00           £28.00



Pony Club Lessons.

When your child has progressed through Levels 1,2 and 3 they are ready to become Pony Club members and learn and gain even more experience and to do nationally recognised PONY CLUB 
examinations and Achievement badges, you must join and remain a pony club member to do these lessons.

Pony Club (E, D & D+ Test)

£26.00 (Blue Members £24.00)
45 Minutes Ride and 45 Minute SM
On the day booking £4.00 additional charge

How to Book a lesson.

Booking a lesson with Nelson Park couldnt be easier, just give us a call on 01843 822251 and talk to us, please remember all our lessons must be prebooked and paid for in advanced to ensure your booking, please also remember that Nelson Park is a very busy yard and all lessons are first come first served.


Showjumping & XC  Lessons.

                                                    WEEKDAYS    WEEKENDS       
Half Hour Beginner                        £30.00    £35.00
45 Minute Pte (Int)                         £42.00    £47.00
One Hr Group                                    £29.00    £29.00
One Hr Group Semi Pte                  £33.00    £33.00
45 Min Pte XC                                    £49.00    £54.00
Hour Group XC                                  £38.00    £38.00


                                                    WEEKDAYS        WEEKENDS
1/2 Hour Leid Rein                        £20.00        £20.00
One Hour Hack                               £30.00        £35.00

 Beach Hacks.

Beach Hacks to Margate or Reculver are by appointment and arrangement, please contact a member of staff, T & C's apply.