Horseback riding is a high-energy way to get fit, learn new skills & meet good people. The facilities below are great places to ride horses in Sydney, why not go take a ride this week?
1. Sydney Equestrian Centre
Welcoming all riders, whether you are a beginner, a new horse owner, a competitor or simply enjoy riding. Providing supportive, qualified coaches & a group of horses/ ponies that are well schooled, quiet & reliable. Offering 1st rate facilities & a variety of services, including adjustment & schooling of horses.
3 Paragon Road
Dural, NSW 2158
Phone +61 419 991 920
2. Sydney Horse Riding Centre
Situated in the Gledswood Hills,just a 45 minutes from Sydney’s CBD. Offering riding for all ages & levels of experience. The facility is located on pristine grounds with access to 100 acres of rolling hills & riding trails. Their team of expert staff has years of experience. Services include, lessons, individual or group rides, corporate days, tour groups, bus groups, pony parties & pony rides.
900 Camden Valley Way
Catherine Field NSW 2557
Phone +61 418 111 056
3. Centennial Parklands Equestrian Center
Situated minutes from the Sydney CBD, in Moore Park. The site was formerly run by the Royal Agricultural Society & famed as an historic part of the former Royal Easter Show site. The site is large & features five different riding schools in addition to horse rentals.
114/120 Lang Rd
Moore Park NSW 2021
Phone +61 2 9339 6699
4. Darkes Forest
Founded in 1971, this is a family owned & operated ranch. Set in bushland, this is a great place to enjoy a ride or take a riding lesson. Featuring experienced ride leaders & instructors that share their love of horses with people of all ages & experience levels. Offering lessons for beginners & advanced riders of all ages. Also catering for trail rides & pony ride birthday parties.
448 Darkes Forest Road,
Darkes Forest, NSW 2508
Phone +61 428 943 441
5. Sydney Community College Horse Riding Courses
Provides students an broad of horse fundamentals & riding. Utilizing mechanical, electronic & real horses to provide students an introduction to sitting in the saddle, achieving correct position & maintaining it while the horse moves.
2A Gordon Street (corner of Victoria Road)
Rozelle NSW 2039
Phone +61 2 8752 7555
6. Glenworth Valley Horse Riding
Offering more than 200 quality horses & catering for the needs of all levels of riders. Visitors have the option of free-range riding or guided riding. Their knowledgable staff will select a horse to suit your ability, individual instruction is provided prior to departure & roving supervisors are on hand to assist if required.
69 Cooks Road
Glenworth Valley NSW 2250
Phone +61 2 4375 1222
7. Sydney Trail Riding Centre
A 400 acre property with picturesque Sydney landscapes. Featuring world class facilities, riding lessons & trail riding where you never thought you could go!
Sydney Polo Club
100 Ridges Lane,
Richmond NSW 2753
Phone +61 432 105 104
8. Scenic NSW Horse Riding Centre
Situated amongst the bush lands of Denham Court, 45 minutes from the CBD. This sprawling 360 hectare farm provides visitors access to a unique riding experience. See what life was like for Australian Pioneers following one of the horse trails on the property. Forget about the hustle & bustle of city life by enjoying a day with beautiful horses amongst the luscious evergreens.
205 Campbelltown Road
Denham Court NSW 2565
Phone +61 2 9605 7410
9. Sydney Hills Horse Riding Centre
More than 25 years of experience owning & managing successful riding centres. Their focus is the safety & comfort of their riders while increasing confidence in their abilities. Featuring well trained horses & ponies for all levels or ages. Providing a comprehensive learning & riding experience with different lessons/ programs available.
66 Kenthurst Road
Dural, 2158 NSW
Phone +61 421 218 983
10. Hidden Valley
A picturesque 370 acre co-operative farm retreat, an hour’s drive north of Sydney. Featuring horse riding, a swimming pool, mountain bike trails, bush walking & other family activities. Their horse trails take you through the Ourimbah State Forests with creek crossings, rainforest & ridge line pathways. For more experienced riders they offer a western, round & dressage arenas plus show-jumping & eventing courses.
986 Ourimbah Creek Road
Palm Grove, NSW 2258
Phone +61 2 4362 1438
If you know of another great place to ride horses that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.