Lessons

What Wallington Park Riding School Offers

  • Beginner to advanced riding lessons;
  • Group or private lessons;
  • Indoor or outdoor lessons;
  • Adult evening classes;
  • Weekend programs;
  • School programs; and
  • Regular competition.

We have a fleet of safe and reliable school horses for you to learn on, from complete beginner schoolmaster horses through to horses who can take you to that next level.  Our instructors can also teach you on your own horse or pony. Horse riding teaches responsibility, leadership, independence, team work, social skills, self reliance & improves self-esteem amongst many other things. All of our qualified instructors have a strong commitment to producing students we are proud of. All new clients will participate in a private 30min assessment lesson before joint a group lesson. Group lessons are term bookings only, so that our clients can progress together and the standard is similar. Term 1 2022 is open for registration of interest for Term bookings. Please call the office to discuss options. Term fees will be due before the commencement  of Term 1 on Wednesday 2nf February and is a 10 week term. Term fees are non refundable or transferable and missed lessons can not be credited, made up of refunded. You are welcome to book in casually, however term fees, even when missing a couple is better value. We also encourage our students, old and young, to participate in making the horses ready and taking them out before or after lessons. This time is free for our regular term booking clients, and is a valuable learning experience. Term bookings will close on the 28th January 2022.

The disclaimer form is required to be completed fo first time clients. Either email the completed form to manager@wallingtonpark.com or fax to 5250 1421. You can also access our Riding School Terms & Conditions here.

Lessons and Classes

Private Half Hour Lesson

Wednesday to Sundays

This half hour lesson will be the perfect start before heading to group lessons. Your capabilities will be estimated to ensure you are placed in the correct group lesson. Private lessons are progressive and fun and a great way to improve your skills. 30 minute private lessons are highly recommended before commencing a group session. Private lessons can be booked at your convenience on Wednesday-Sunday.

One Hour Group Lesson

Term Booking

Group Lessons are fun, dynamic and social way to improve your riding skills. We run children and adult classes Wed-Fri and children classes on  Sundays. Group lessons are Term bookings only so that the clients can improve at the same rate and we can ensure group riding levels are similar.

Three Hour Groups Classes

Saturdays

Saturday Classes are 3 hours duration with one hour theory, one hour practicle horsemanship and one hour of riding. The children follow a program that is set out for the term and therefor the children must be committed to the term. When the children reach a level of theory and understanding and can work independently around the horses they can then stay longer and help out around the stables, picking up extra knowledge and skills.

Private Half Hour Casual Booking

Wednesday – Sunday

This half hour lesson will be the perfect start before heading to group lessons. Your capabilities will be estimated to ensure you are placed in the correct group lesson. Private lessons are progressive and fun and a great way to improve your skills. 30 minute private lessons are highly recommended before commencing a group session. Private lessons can be booked at your convenience on Wednesday – Sunday.

Semi-Private Half or Three Quarter Hour Lesson

Wednesday – Sunday

Semi private lessons are a good step up to group session riding, riders should be at a similar level and be able to trot independently. Term or casual bookings available.

Private Three Quarter Hour Lesson

Wednesday – Friday and Sunday

This 45min lesson will be the perfect start before heading to group lessons. Your capabilities will be estimated to ensure you are placed in the correct group lesson. Private lessons are progressive and fun and a great way to improve your skills. 45 minute private lessons are highly recommended for those wanting to stretch themselves a bit more and really improve. Private lessons can be booked at your convenience Wed-Fri and Sundays.

Dates and Times

School Holiday Programs

Wednesday 3rd January- 27th Jan

Monday-Friday (some Saturdays)

9m-12 or 1-4pm (Half Day)
9m-4pm (full day)