Want to learn how to ride a horse? You might not be aware of this but there is a number of excellent horse riding Brisbane schools that will teach you all you need to know, to eventually ride like a Melbourne Cup jockey. Whether you just want to know the basics to enable you to tackle a group guided trek, or you want to pursue a passion for showjumping, the venues outlined below will provide you with the experience and expertise you are after.
Located in Kurwongbah, about 50 minutes from Brisbane, Slickers Horse Riding Slickers is known for conducting horse riding lessons, as well as school holiday camps and trail rides across their 3500 acres. Whether you are a seasoned rider, or a complete novice, the team will match you with a horse to suit your ability. Trekking you through a range of different terrains including rainforest, valleys, mountain tops, creeks and out towards the coast, you’ll get to see the best of this part of Queensland’s spectacular landscapes.
One of the best of all centres for horse riding Brisbane has to offer is the Cherbon Waters Equestrian Centre. Boasting excellent facilities, which include an acclaimed indoor Equestrian Centre as well as a number of trail rides, this centre is based in Burbank, on the shores of the picturesque Lesley Harrison Dam. An excellent horse riding school for all standards of rider, the centre is fitted out with a large indoor area, as well as both outdoor and indoor round yards.
Situated in The Gap, on the fringes of Brisbane’s leafy outer suburbs, the Wattle Creek Equestrian Centre provides a convenient, clean and safe location for beginners to learn how to ride. Known for its friendly, and patient staff, as well as its immaculately groomed and beautiful horses, the facility has a distinct country air to it, despite being close to Brisbane city. Offering private lessons for both children and also adults, you can also choose to partake in group riding sessions too, should you would prefer to ride with others.
Over in Yeronga, EquusTerra Therapeutic Horse Riding is a wonderful horse riding school that does fantastic work for people who are affected with a range of mental disabilities or special needs. This includes the likes of those afflicted with autism, ADD or ADHD, down syndrome, anxiety and intellectual impairment. On a mission to break barriers which stands in the way of people who suffer from these conditions, their goal is to provide them with a happier, healthier and more fulfilling quality of life.
If you want to learn Horse Riding Brisbane has a number of very good schools. But few can compare with the Dalson Park Indoor Equestrian Centre. At 40 years old it is the longest-running and most accomplished riding school in Brisbane, providing coaching and training for children aged 4, all the way up to adults. Situated just 20 minutes south of the Brisbane CBD, they offer a number of different types of lessons for riders of all skill levels.