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Riding School

Indoor riding school in the peaceful countryside.

With a wealth of experience, we cater for beginner and advanced riders in our indoor riding school. All ages and abilities are welcome.

What we offer:

  • We use reward-based training with our horses, based upon equine ethology and the science of emotions
  • Positive reinforcement / clicker training
  • Rider biomechanics
  • Stable management
  • Intensive training courses – for those wishing to advance further in both horse care and riding.
  • Training for riders with their own horse


We educate our riders to:

  • Recognise each horse as an individual with unique preferences
  • Develop a mindful and positive approach to riding and training horses
  • Communicate with the horse effectively to achieve a positive partnership
  • Foster confidence and joy in both you and the horse
  • Achieve good balance and to ride effectively

Professional Instruction

Matt Purland – qualified experienced chief riding instructor (Coaching level 3 horse care). With a lifetime of experience Matt is dedicated to horses, sympathetic to complete beginners and happy to train more advanced riding in dressage and jumping. He is also training to become a qualified equine podiatrist.

Samantha Purland – Sam learnt to ride at Plum Pudding Riding School at age 3, and developed an interest in alternative horsemanship many years ago. Among her qualifications she has completed a Clicker Training for Horses Foundation course. With a gentle approach to riding and training, both nervous and experienced riders will grow in confidence. Sam is also hoping to gain a qualification in Equine Sports Massage.

Pony parties and days

Fun instruction and gymkhana games for birthday, hen parties or other celebratory events.

Lesson Prices

Lesson typePrice
Private (30 mins) £26
Private (45 mins) £38
Semi-private (45 mins) £25 (Per Person)
Private taster ride (20 mins) £18
Optional Extras 
Riding hat hire£1
Body Protector hire£1

Booking Enquiry

To enquire about a riding lesson please fill in the form below and we will get back to your shortly to confirm your lesson.

Booking Enquiry

How we can help

  • Absolute Beginner Lessons
  • Improvement sessions
  • Jumping tuition
  • Advanced improver sessions