For Children

Pony Rides for Younger Children


Ideal for the little ones:

  • short led ride in enclosed area
  • parental assistance/supervision required for 2yrs to 5yrs
  • suitable for beginners/non riders
  • minimum age 2 yrs
  • height restrictions apply
  • 15 mins led ride for over 4yrs*

Tariff - £3.00 per paddock ride or £8.00 for 15 mins led ride or £15.00 for 30 mins led ride

Children's Riding

1 hour treks walk/trot

Escorted by trained ride leader.

  • Duration of ride 1 hour - riders should be at the stables fifteen minutes before the start time to be equipped and mounted.
  • Terrain - hilly woodland estate tracks with wonderful views over the Firth of Clyde.
  • Pace - mostly in walk with several short trots.
  • Level - riders must be capable of basic control of the horse in walk and rising trot without assistance. The ride will be assessed before leaving and any rider who is not competent will not be permitted to go.

Riders must be appropriately dressed with correct footwear.

Suitable for novice/intermediate riders with a minimum age of 8 yrs.

Tariff - £20 per rider

Children's Lessons

1/2hr private lesson - £20

45min private lesson - £25

1/2hr shared lesson (2 people) - £18

1/2hr group lesson (3 or more people) - £15

45min group lesson - £18

1hr group lesson - £20

To book please phone the Equestrian Centre (if answer phone please leave a message): 01475 568 544.

Children's Pony Club

Kelburn Equestrian Centre is an approved Pony Club Centre.

The Pony Club set up these branches to provide the same opportunities for children without their own ponies or who have no way of transporting their ponies to a local branch.

At Kelburn we have a programme of events from all areas of the Pony Club disciplines.

Joining the Pony Club gives children a structured fun way of learning with the opportunity to achieve worldwide recognised awards.


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