There are riding schools both large and small in Essex, making the most of the beautiful countryside of the county. Here is a list, part of our Active Essex pages.
High Beach Riding School
The school cater for all riders, from teaching the beginner or novice in an indoor school to experienced riders wishing to improve their technique. hey offer escorted forest rides. Location in the heart of Epping Forest means over 6000 acres of woodland to explore.
Colchester Garrison Riding School
Lessons for adults and children from 5 years upwards. Renowned for Military riding on Wednesday afternoons for the Royal Navy, British Army & Royal Air Force, also home to Police riders and the Riding for the disabled. As well as lessons there is extensive hacking available. Jumping/dressage competitions which are held regularly throughout the year. 40 x 20m indoor school and two outdoor schools.
Chelmsford Equestrian Centre
Set in 72 acres of Essex countryside just on the outskirts of Chelmsford. Riding School with two indoor and two outdoor schools. There is also a livery service
Colmar Farm Riding School
Located in South Weald. Lessons for children and adults for a wide range of abilities, There is a 20m x 40m floodlit indoor school.
Runningwell Equestrian Centre
The school, in Rettendon, offers lessons for all levels, including those returning to riding, competitions, and livery.