St Andrews Stables offers an extensive Equine Education Program designed to suit your needs.
Group Lessons – All Ages (7 plus)
Our Most Popular Option
Class size: Maximum 8 people
Group lessons – either Western or English – offer personalised attention in a small-class setting. Our spacious indoor riding arena offers plenty of room for riders and a viewing room for spectators. Weather permitting, we also have three outdoor riding areas for our students’ use.
Lessons include 15 minutes of supervised tack-up time at the beginning of class and 45 minutes of riding with a Professional Equi-Free Riding Instructor.
Classes are prepaid monthly.
Our most popular option, Small group of 8 riders, taught various skill with in that level great way to meet new riders and have fun.
Want to have some with just you and a friend, book an hour Semi-Private lesson learn a new skill or fine tune an advanced move.
One hour of skill training devoted to you and your horse. Build a better seat, with our equitation experts, help you horse with being a better athlete
For students that have never been around or on a horse and students that are returning after being away from horses and want to learn from the beginning the correct way. Beginner lessons will progress until the student is comfortable with the trot posting and sitting, trotting transitions, diagonals, low Xrails, solid control with soft hand.
Progression with the trot to posting trot. Learning better body position and getting more comfortable with balance and handing. First canter and ground poles will be introduced to students who are comfortable with balance and control of the horse.
Improving balance and body position, learning to work with and not against the horse. Working on canter, balance and control. Improve your ride as well as leads. Introduction to cross rails for English riders.
Canter departures and transition improvements, softness and suppleness of horse and rider are improved upon. Jump heights will increase with skill in English classes.
Since each person is different and progress is at different rates, we can not tell you how long each level will take. Even Olympians have coaches!