Welcome to

Burley Villa School of Riding.

 Situated in the New Forest National Park, we offer :-

English and Western Riding Lessons –  Forest Rides – Full and DIY Livery

Children’s Riding Experiences and Pony Club

If you need more information or help please email or call us. We’ll be happy to help


Children’s Horse Riding Experiences

We offer fun riding activities for children who are looking for a one-off horse riding experience. Perhaps you are on holiday, have family visiting or just having a fun day out in the New Forest. These experiences are available from April to October

Children's Horse Riding Experiences - Brush n Ride


“Kidz Brush n Ride” –   Saturdays & Sundays in June  – BOOK HERE 

Available Wednesday to Sunday –  please email or call 01425 610278 if you cant find a session on the date you want.

A great way to get ‘hands on’ with our ponies on this one hour pony experience. Learn how to brush off and groom your pony so they are clean . Riders will then be shown how to put on the saddle and bridle and will help the instructor with this , before mounting up and heading off to the arena for a beginner lesson or a ride round our fields and woods on a ‘Pony Trail’ depending on the weather and ground conditions. The minimum age is 4 years up to 14 years.  The cost is £49.50 per person.

Pony Trails – Saturdays & Sundays in JuneBOOK HERE 

Available Wednesday to Sunday – Please email or call 01425 610278 if you cant find a session on the date you want.

Childrens Horse Riding Experiences - Pony Trail


These are a  30 minute fun and informative lead rein walk out ride around the grounds of the stables. They ride along our Pony Trail, across our fields down the hill to the farm and through the woodlands, hopefully spotting lots of wildlife and our local deer herd on route. The Pony Trails are suitable for riders between 4 and 14 years old and are dependent on ground and weather conditions. The cost is £37.50 per person .


“Home Ed” Groups – Thursday and Friday from 13th April

Specially for Home Educated children, these are 1 hours sessions at 11am every Thursday and Friday except for School Holidays. as well as a Riding Lesson these will include getting hands on with your pony grooming, tacking up and looking after him once you have ridden.

For Thursday groupsBOOK HERE

For Friday groups – BOOK HERE


Burley Villa – Horse Riding Lessons – available all week

Riding Lesson in the Indoor Arena


For Beginner and Novice riders we have Private lessons in one of our Arena’s available Wednesdays through to Sundays.This session is on a one to one basis with your Instructor although two friends or siblings can share to make lessons semi-private.

The minimum age is 4 years and the maximum weight is 14 stone or 90 kilograms.

The cost is £44 for a 30 minute or £55 for a 45 minute private lesson.

BOOK HERE  or EMAIL for availability


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