Horse Riding in Gloucester
For any rider the choice of riding school in Gloucester, or riding centre can be difficult but particularly so for the first time rider wishing to take those first lessons.
The local riding schools and riding centres in Gloucester offer not only tuition, they will normally offer facilities for Hacking and pony trekking.
There are two organisations that set standards for riding schools: the British Horse Society (BHS) and the Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) . Any riding school approved by one or both of these organisations ensures that they meet the standard required by these organisations. Therefore it is always best to locate a school which has been approved by one or both of these organisations. Riding schools are inspected every year and so any approval should be current.
Riding schools offer a variety of lessons from private, where one rider is taught by an instructor, to semi-private where two or three people are taught in the same lesson or group lessons where larger groups of people are taught in the same lesson by one instructor. Prices vary with private being more expensive and group lessons being cheaper. However, for first time riders private lessons are preferable and although more expensive a lot more will be learnt in a half hour private lesson than will be learnt in a one hour group lesson. Many schools will not teach beginners in group lessons, preferring to teach beginners on a one-to-one basis.
We are a friendly, family run riding stables based at Ongers Farm in the picturesque on the edge of Brookthorpe village of Brookthorpe in Gloucestershire. Located in the heart of the Cotswolds our rides give you a fantastic opportunity to explore the beautiful countryside, experience breathtaking views of the Severn Vale, Cotswold Hills and spectacular wildlife.
Established in 2005, Leadon Stables is a family-run stable yard providing a wide range of facilities for horses. From lively yards to horse riding classes and more, we boast a fantastic range of facilities.