Lessons

Own your own pony for a week with two hourly lessons a day, grooming, feeding and stable management all included
 
Pony club days and single lessons are also available throughout the week
 
We offer confidence building lessons on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for novice to advanced adult riders.
 
We have a lesson at 4.30pm on a Friday for all.  Weekend lessons begin at 10am Saturdays and Sundays, then every hour through until 4pm, pony club days run both Saturdays and Sundays too.  Single lessons, pony club days and pony club weeks are available throughout the school holidays.
 
We currently do single lessons:
 
Wed, Thur and Fridays from 12pm for all
 
Fridays -   4.30pm-for all
 
Saturday and Sundy - 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm - for all
 
In these lessons you will receive a 45 minutes of instruction in either our Olympic size all weather arena, or in our large indoor arena depending on the weather (none of our lessons are cancelled whatever the weather) you will then have a fifteen minute hack along the bridle ways that surround our equestrian centre.

 

 

Pony Club Days

Every Saturday, Sunday and school holidays you are able to come in the morning and stay all day.  Throughout the day you will receive two one hour instructed lessons which include a fifteen minute walk along the bridle ways.  You will also learn how to muck out, tack up, and the general care of your pony/horse.  During these days we have a number of staff who will supervise children at all times to ensure their safety.

 

 

School Holidays

Would you like to own your own pony or horse for a week?
 
Whilst children are off school, we provide a course from Tuesday to Sunday which allows riders to experience how to look after a pony or horse.  In this week you will recieve two one hour lessons a day, and will be able to keep the pony of your choice in a stable for the week, it will be your job to take care of the pony by mucking out everyday, feeding and grooming.  You will also learn how to tack up and untack, along with grooming.  During these weeks, we have a number of staff who will supervise the children at all times to ensure their safety.
 

 

 

Pony Parties

Stuck for an idea for your childs birthday?
 
Why not suprise them with a pony party?  All of your guests will recieve a 45 minute lesson which will include fun games for them to play whilst on their ponies, and then a fifteen minute hack around the bridle ways that surround our equestrian centre with beautiful scenery, then feed their ponies a little treat.  After their ride, you can enjoy our function room where you can either bring along some food and a birthday cake or it can be arranged through the centre at an additional cost, a months notice to be given for this request

 

 

What you need

 A flat pair of boots prefably with a small heel, long trousers and a jacket, we supply riding hats and boots if needed, we have some childrens body protectors if requested.
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Tel: 01914109703

Mob: 07739345569

 

Bowes Manor Equestrian Centre

Northside

Birtley

Co. Durham

DH3 1RF

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