North Cray & Sidcup Riding School

North Cray and Sidcup Riding School


Riding Lessons

  1. Where is North Cray and Sidcup Riding School ?

    We are located on Parsonage Lane, which is located off of the North Cray Road.

     Full address:

    25 Parsonage Lane,

    North Cray,



    Da14 5ez

  2. Does it matter if I have never ridden before!

    We welcome all abilities, even if you have never been on a horse. Our horses and ponies are used to beginners, so please do not be nervous.

    We have a range of sizes and shapes so you are bound to find one that suits you.

    Please be aware we are only able to take a maximum weight of 95kg / 15stone.

  3. What do I wear?

    Correct riding wear consists of the following:

     Riding hat ( must have the PAS 015 and kitemark) , jodhpurs, riding boots , gloves.

    However, if you haven't got any equipment, trousers and a boot with a small heel are advisable.

    The following items of clothing are not permitted nor advisable for your own safety :

    Trainers, Wellington boots, any Jewellery  

    We have hats available for you to hire at no extra cost.

  4. How do I pay?

    Cash, or card on the day of your ride.

  5. Is your instructor CRB checked?

    Yes, our Instructor holds a full enhanced CRB check.

  6. Is there an age limit?

    We are able to take children from 4 years upwards.

    We have no upper age restriction.

  7. What are the times of the group lessons?

    Our group lessons take place on a Saturday and Sunday at the following times : 9am, 10 45, 11 45, 1pm and 3pm on both days.

    The lessons consist of both adults and children and cater for complete beginners to novice riders.

    Our groups lessons can have between 6-12 riders on them.

    Booking in advance is required

  8. Do you do private lessons and when do these take place?

    We are able to offer Private horse riding lessons. 1-2-1 basis.

    These take place during the weekdays only between the times of 9 30am and 3pm.

     The private lessons are either 30mins or an hour in duration.

    ( No weekend privates)

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