Horse Riding In Yarramundi: Best Schools and Riding Lessons
Yarramundi is a magical part of the world. Situated at the base of the famous Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia. An hour or so away from Sydney’s CBD - it’s near the coast and surrounded by glorious mountains. Welcome to Yarramundi Reserve, where the Nepean River changes to the Hawkesbury and the Grose River joins it. Head over and choose your favourite place to learn horse riding today! If you are looking for horse riding in Yarramundi, here are the best horse riding schools and lessons available.
Hawkesbury Valley Equestrian Centre
Yarramundi’s best-known horse riding school is Hawkesbury Valley Equestrian Centre. In this ethereal place, you can learn how to horse ride right at the foothill of the Blue Mountains, in the heart of Yarramundi.
It’s a lovely family-owned spot. Grahame and Renee are equine professionals who have spent years in the industry. They’ve trained across many disciplines, which they now bring to their equestrian centre.
One of the best things about Hawkesbury Valley is its location. The bush trail rides that weave through the gorgeous surroundings of the Blue Mountains National Park (fondly known by locals as the ‘Blueys’) are truly spectacular. You can join them and take riding lessons with their horse or BYO!
Tic Toc Equestrian
Tic Toc Equestrian is a lovely horse riding centre and pony club at Freemans Reach, just 20 minutes drive from Yarramundi. They cater for riders of all levels and experiences. Their youngest rider is just 3 years old - there is no limit!
It’s a magical place to learn to ride, or even upskill to competition level! Here, you get the whole package. You won’t just learn to ride, you’ll also learn everything about horse care and horse management.
They specialise in showjumping and also teach dressage and eventing! Lessons start at $75 - book here!
Glosslands Equestrian Centre
Drive 25 minutes down the road from Yarramundi and you can learn to ride at Glosslands Equestrian Centre!
This peaceful, private spot is a wonderful place to learn horse riding in Yarramundi. It has a huge 60x20m dressage arena, with top-class surfaces. Plus a 90x40m jumping arena with a range of competition level jumps of all shapes and sizes. The horses here are super comfy in their spacious stables - and happy horses mean happy riders!
Head over to Glosslands Equestrian Centre and start show jumping lessons from $60!
Johnson Equestrian Centre
Johnson Equestrian Centre is an epic place to learn to ride. For kids and adults of all ages and levels and backgrounds. Learn horse riding in this beautiful spot, just an hour from Sydney CBD and half an hour from Yarramundi!
Do horse riding lessons, join a camp, or attend clinics to further improve your riding. You could even go to vaulting clinics, where you can learn to be a gymnast on horseback!
There’s something for everyone. Bring your own horse, or ride the capable horses at Johnson’s. Give them a buzz to find out more and start your horse riding adventure.
Tall Timbers Centre - Riding for the Disabled Association
At the Tall Timbers Centre, there’s the opportunity for those with disabilities to get on a horse and learn how to ride!
It’s not just horse riding but all sorts of experiences and sessions on offer! There are therapeutic, recreational and competitive level activities. From occupational therapy sessions, life skills, mental health and wellbeing sessions. Plus private and group horse riding lessons, horse time and pony care.
It’s not too far from central Sydney, and just half an hour east of Yarramundi.
The centre helps nearly 200 people with disabilities a year! Join them now to get your horse fix and some wholesome equine therapy. This lovely centre is supported by volunteers and donations! Together, they support the running of the yard and care of the horses and ponies!
Freestyle Horse Riding in Yarramundi On the Trails
Do you have your own horse or pony? Go freestyle and explore Yarramundi and the Blueys by yourself. There are plenty of options! Hit up the Scheyville National Park near historic Windsor. There are over 12km of horse trails to explore! It’s every horse owner's dream.
Horse Riding and More in the Yarramundi Reserve
The Yarramundi Reserve is a stunning place to learn how to ride, with plenty of options for places to go. It’s also an epic area of natural beauty, where you can bushwalk, swim, canoe, go fishing and even watch birds!
If you’re an NSW local or heading there on holiday, be sure to explore the land by our favourite mode of transport - on horseback! By the way, if you’re around Yarramundi, check out horse riding locations in Sydney as well.
*Note, due to COVID, please confirm the current opening hours of horse riding centres before booking.