All instructors are British Horse Society qualified
Learn about the rescue horses
Groom, ride, untack, feed and turn out the horses
Visit a charitable, family-run equestrian centre in the beautiful natural setting of the East Sussex countryside for a full day of horse riding, perfect for both beginners and experienced riders alike. With a host of graceful horses, begin with a tour of the stables, learning about the horses the centre rescues and their stories. Start grooming and tacking up a horse under expert guidance and afterwards, depending on ability, take a one hour lesson or hack in English riding style. At the end of the hour, untack and groom off before breaking for lunch. In the afternoon, learn about stable management taking time to feed and help turn out these magnificent creatures. It's a magical experience perfect for horse lovers.
Tuesday - Sunday all year round, excluding the Christmas and New Year period.
Minimum age 7. Maximum weight is 14 stone. Suitable for total beginners with no riding experience. Pregnant women cannot to take part.
Lasts for five hours, with riding time around an hour.
Numbers on the Day
Groups contain a maximum of five participants, with an instructor present at all times.
Spectators are not encouraged due to health and safety issues, but the stables has a comfortable clubroom for family and friends to wait in.
Wear comfortable clothes (e.g. leggings, jodhpurs or track suit bottoms) with wellingtons or riding boots. Jeans, trainers and lace-up shoes are not recommended. Wear your own hat (if it conforms to safety standards) or the venue can provide one.
Take a packed lunch as food is not included. All financial proceeds go to registered charity White Horse Stables, a horse rescue centre.