Lesson information at the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre

Lessons – Costs & Timings

The Ian Stark Equestrian Centre offers riding tuition and hacking for everyone – from complete beginners to Common Riding stalwarts to competition riders.

The two restrictions we must highlight for the welfare of our horses and insurance purposes are:

  • We cannot accept anyone who weighs more than 14 stone
  • We cannot accept children under 4 years old

The Centre has a selection of hats, body protectors, gloves and boots available for use during lessons. Please arrive at least ten minutes ahead of your lesson to be fitted with these items.

The riding centre offers lessons:

  • From 9am to 7pm Monday to Friday (limited availability on Tuesdays)
  • 9am to 2pm Saturday
  • By arrangement on Sundays

The Riding Centre will be closed during any scheduled events – please see the fixtures list.

Prices for Riding Lessons and Hacking are as follows:

*Family discounts available – please enquire in office!

Adults (as of August 2020)

1 hour – hack or lesson/group £30
Half hour private lesson £30
Small group £30
2 hour ride £60
Half hour private lesson – own horse £POA


1 hour – hack or lesson/group £25
1/2 hour private lesson £25
Half hour – small group £15
2 hour ride £50
Half hour private lesson – own horse/pony £POA

School Hire

Full Indoor arena including jumps/dressage boards £40 per hour / £20 per half hour

Lessons with Ian

1 hour lesson – Own horse £POA
1 hour lesson – Includes use of Ian’s horse £POA

Cancellation policy-
If you need to cancel or re-arrange your lesson you will need to give us at least 24 hours notice to avoid a cancellation fee of 50% of the lesson price.

*Please note: lessons with Ian on his horses must be approved by one of the centre’s instructors and are subject to Ian’s availability at the time of booking. Read more about his horses here.