Horse riding lessons

In the beautiful surroundings of Creswell Crags, Derbyshire
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Welcome! Whether you’re a child, complete beginner, adult complete beginner or a more established rider who would like to perfect your flatwork or jumping, Coloured Cob Equestrian Centre has a lesson to suit everyone. We provide riding lessons for individuals and groups.

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Individual and Group Horse riding lessons

Welcome to our Licensed and ABS and Pony Club Approved Riding Centre. Our super team of 55 horses and ponies vary in size from 11hh to 17hh and can help you enjoy riding whether a beginner or advanced rider.  The Coloured Cob Equestrian team can help you master the rising trot, have a first canter, gallop through the beautiful surroundings of Creswell Crags, in Derbyshire, jump fences or perform dressage moves such as half pass and flying changes! What a team!

Expert and friendly tuition

With a range of super instructors and their excellent tuition, you can reach all your riding goals and ambitions. Sharon, UKCC qualified equine coach, is our owner, and heads up our great team of humans and horses and does her best to ensure you enjoy your riding.

Safety first 🙂

We provide the hats (up to current BETA standards) or if you bring your own, we will check that it is up to current to standards as your safety is paramount to us.  We would kindly ask that you wear suitable footwear and long trousers to the ankle. We do have a tack shop on site if you’d like to purchase any equestrian wear.

On arrival, you will asked to complete paperwork and then you’ll be taken to the mounting block (as this is kinder for the horse) to get on your horse.

There is a weight limit of 15 stone ( we do weigh new riders on arrival) and we are insured for children to ride from the age of 2yrs.

Individual and group horse riding lesson prices

Individual Lesson (30 minutes)

£21.00 per person

Individual Lesson (60 minutes)

£42.00 per person

Group Lesson (30 minutes)

£13.50 per person

Group Lesson (60 minutes)

£22.00 per person

Make a booking here

Register and book online today. Please make new and routine enquiries and bookings to our office number on 01909 725251 9am to 8pm.

We are busy outdoors most days, so you may need to leave a message and we will return your call as soon as we can. Leave your phone number very slowly and clearly.

You can also make an initial booking request using the form here.  NB. If your preferred date and time is not available, we will contact you with an alternative. We have an active Facebook page with lots to see.

Testimonials…

About the Coloured Cob equestrian centre

From Sharon…

It was my aim to open a riding school & equestrian centre where compassion and customer service were high on the business agenda. Coloured Cob prides itself on listening to the needs of clients, but also to the needs of the horses. The centre is also steeped in history and the stables and accommodation date back to 1610. Situated on bridleways immediately adjacent to the archaeological beauty spot of Creswell Crags, meaning we are blessed with a beautiful countryside setting.

Riders are taught by highly qualified equestrian coaches, who not only have the experience and qualifications to teach the correct aids during your lesson, but also to coach you towards building your confidence, working to goals within your comfort zone and ensuring the health and safety of not only yourself but our horses is absolutely paramount.