We offer riding lessons for children from the age of four and adults (18+) of all ages. Lessons are either 30 or 45 minutes. 

We are open six days a week and offer private lessons weekdays and weekends. Group lessons are run afterschool and at weekends.

You may choose from private/semi-private or group lessons (subject to availabilty and riding level.) There are no more than six people to a group lesson. 

PLEASE NOTE: If a group lesson has 2 people or less booked on to it then the duration will be changed to 30 minutes instead of 45 minutes.

We grade our riders and lessons based on ability. As a rider's ability progresses, they will be moved up into different groups at different times to ensure they are always riding with people of a similar ability. Our rider grades are as follows: 

  • Level 2 - Lead Rein (child beginner, being led learning to steer and rising trot)
  • Level 4 - Beginner (walk and trot)
  • Level 5 - Beginner/Novice (walk and trot, learning to canter)
  • Level 6 - Novice  (walk, trot and canter, learning to jump, able to start hacking out)
  • Level 7 - Intermediate (proficient in all paces including gallop, jumping a course, hacking confidently)
  • Level 8 - Advanced (proficient in all paces, competitive rider in XC, Dressage or showjumping)


If you would like to ride with us for a one-off lesson or would like to discuss a personalised package for a group or special occasion, please get in touch either by email or phone



Private Lessons



30 mins



45 mins




Semi-Private Lessons



30 mins



45 mins



1 Hour




Group Lessons



30 mins (lead rein)



45 mins





If you have never ridden with us before, you will need to create an account with us to book your first assessment lesson. 

1) Go to our website home page 
2) Click on 'create account' 
3) Get the billpayer (parent or guardian or yourself) to fill in the details to create the account. 
4) Await verification email and click on it to verify your account 
5) Add yourself and/or your children as riders 
6) You will then be able to book your assessment lesson by clicking on 'book a lesson' and finding an available time and date 
7) Once you have had your assessment lesson, we will grade you and you will be able to book onto any of our available group, private or semi-private lessons of the appropriate level. 
Please note our maximum weight limit is 14 stone or 89kg.




You will need to wear a riding hat that conforms to current legislation. If you do not have your own hat, you can hire one of ours (£1 charge per lesson) until you are able to purchase your own.


It is our policy that all riders must wear a body protector for jumping and hacking.


Boots must be worn that have a small heel and that aren’t clumpy or wide. If your boots are too wide, it will affect your foot in the stirrup and could cause it to get stuck. You may ride in wellies, however riding in trainers or flip flops is not permitted under any circumstances.  


If you do not own jodphurs and you are new to riding then we recommend comfortable, stretchy trousers or thick leggings. You will not be permitted to ride in shorts or skirts. 

Long -sleeved tops are strongly recommended, as are riding gloves. Short sleeved t-shirts are fine, but we will not permit you to ride in a vest top.

Your lesson may be outdoors and we ride in most weathers, so please dress appropriately. 


Please note that we have a strict 24 hour cancellation policy.

If for any reason you choose to cancel your lesson, you must do so with more than 24 hours notice of the lesson start time. This must be done via your Northington Stables account. You will receive the full amount that you paid for the lesson as credit on your account, which can be used to book another lesson.

If you cancel your lesson after the 24 hours notice period, then you will not receive a credit or refund of any kind. 

If we decide to cancel or re-schdule your lesson in the event of extreme weather, the cost of your lesson will be refunded to your account as credit, which you can then use to re-book at a later date.

Instructors may be subject to change.




Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Closed 11am - 4.45/6pm Private availability 10am - 4.45pm Private availability 10am - 5.30pm Private availability
  4pm - 4.45pm Child group intro to jumping (beginner) EOW 4pm - 4.45pm Child group (beginner) 6pm - 8pm BHS challenge awards
  4.45pm - 5.30pm Child group intro to jumping (beginner/novice) EOW    
  5.30pm - 6.15pm Child group intro to jumping (nov/int) EOW    
Friday Saturday Sunday  
11am - 4.45pm Private availability 9am - 2.30pm Private availability 9am - 5pm Private availability  
10am - 12.30pm Adult coffee and cake morning (last Friday of the month) 9am - 9.30am Child group (lead rein) 9.15am - 9.45am Child group (lead rein)  
                   9.45am - 10.30am Child group (beginner) 10am - 10.45am Child group (nov/int)  
2pm - 3.30pm Teen/adult hack (nov/int) (April - September) 10.45am - 11.30am Child group (beginner novice) 11am - 11.45am Child group (beginner novice)  
  11.45am - 12.30pm Child group (nov/int) 12pm - 12.45pm Child group (beginner)  
4.30pm - 5.15pm Child group (beginner novice) 1.45pm - 2.15pm Child group (lead rein) 2pm - 2.30pm Child group (lead rein)  
  2.30pm - 5.30pm Pony Club 2.30pm - 3pm Tiny tots hack  
    2.45pm - 3.30pm Teen/adult intro hack (beg/beg,nov)
                                    (April - September)  
    3pm - 3.30pm 'Mini's' groom session  
    3.45pm - 4.30pm Adult group lesson (beg/beg,nov)  
    4.30pm - 5.15pm Adult group lesson (nov/int)