Private Riding Lessons

For Beginners to Experienced riders

Learn the basic skills of riding through to extending and correcting existing skills with experienced and qualified senior level riding instructors accredited by Horse Safety Australia.

 

Weekly & Fortnightly Riding lessons are available for beginner, intermediate and experienced riders wishing to gain confidence in the saddle, for seat correction and to develop riding and horsemanship skills.

 

Private Riding Lessons are tailored to suit the individual requests of the rider. Instruction is also available for show jumping, sporting,  working equitation  & bare back riding.

 

Private Lessons for horse owners offer an exciting opportunity to further develop riding and horsemanship skills while progressing the education of horse and rider together.   

  

Private Riding Lessons run on weekdays only and can be arranged before or after school and work hours.

 

Participants require approximately one hour preparation and riding time. 

Private Riding Lessons

Cost $85.00 per lesson on a riding school horse

Cost $65.00 per lesson on your own horse

Cost $60.00 per lesson for Agistment Customers

Minimum Age for Riding Lessons

10 years old is the minimum age for riding lessons. Younger children may apply for a series of beginner lessons if available at the time. 

Family Riding Lesson

For Beginner to Experienced riders.

Small group lessons are ideal for family and friends booking a series of riding lessons together. The maximum number of riders joining the beginner lessons is two. The maximum number joining the Intermediate to Advanced riding lessons is three. . 

Qualified riding Instructors are available to work with a variety of abilities within the lesson. Family lessons are designed to assist riders with their confidence and to further develop riding skills. Instruction is also available for show jumping, sporting,  working equitation  & bare back riding.

 

Participants require a little over one hour for preparation and riding time.  

 

Family Lesson Cost is $70.00 per rider.

Please Note:

For the safety of each rider the current Weight Limit is 85kg to 90kg maximum. We apologize  for this inconvenience to some riders.

Kangaroo Valley Horses are constantly training and educating horses to safely carry as many riders as possible of differing heights, weights and riding abilities.  

Regular Small Group Riding Lessons:

Regular riding lessons for Intermediate to Experienced riders of all ages.

 

Small group riding lessons are designed to further the skills of intermediate to experienced  riders. Please note: All riders are required to participate in Private Riding Lessons for seat correction and assessment prior to riding in the regular group lessons.  

 

Group lessons run at regular intervals throughout the public school term. These lessons are an affordable way to accelerate riding and horsemanship skills working on the ground and in the saddle.  Riders are welcome to join these lessons riding their own horse approved by the riding instructors, or to ride and work with the Kangaroo Valley Riding School horses.

 

Small group lessons begin on the ground safely catching, grooming and preparing a horse to ride followed by ground work instruction and ridden instruction in the arena, sporting paddock and out in the open developing confidence and skills in a variety of disciplines.

  

The group lessons are excellent preparation for competing at the Inter Schools Championships, gymkhanas, equitation events and shows, or simply for the love of riding and working with horses. Open to riders confident in the rising trot as a minimum requirement. Adults and children welcome.

 

Participants require approximately two hours for each lesson.

 

SMALL GROUP LESSON COSTS:

$70.00 per lesson per rider (Full refund offered with 24 hours notice of cancellation).  

 

Or, $50.00 per lesson when booking into a term of lessons. (Please note there are no refunds of transfers if paying $50.00 per lesson).

 

Please  phone:

0402 902 072 or Email: info@kangaroovalleyhorses.com

 

Kangaroo Valley Horses Riding Instructors are accredited by Horse Safety Australia. Instructors are experienced riders who love to ride, encourage and to teach!

TRAIL RIDES

The minimum age for Trail Riding unless pre-approved by the KV Horses riding instructors is 14 years old.  Younger children may apply for a trail ride after completing a series of riding lesson with the Kangaroo Valley Horses instructors. 

Please click on the Trail Ride arrow below to view further information.

THANK YOU for your enquiry!

Riding Lessons

© 2025 Kangaroo Valley Horses