Horse riding is one of the fun-filled activities anyone can indulge in while in Sydney and its surrounding areas. The massive city parks and the countless bush trails make it all possible for people to enjoy unlimited horse rides within the area. So whether you are young or old, a beginner or seasoned rider, you should saddle up and get ready for a fun-filled horse riding experience.
But before doing that, there are a number of things you might need to know:
When it comes to horse riding Sydney, there are plenty of options you can choose from. But most horse riding centres in the city have classified their services based on age and experience. Here are some of the main horse riding packages you can enjoy in Sydney and its surrounding areas:
This service is meant for riders of all abilities and entails receiving instructions from experienced guides on how to control and manage the horse. Guided horse riding can take place in a ranch, park or open trails.
Free range horse riding Sydney is suitable for riders who have experience and confidence in handling horses and would wish to take their ride in the parks and/or valleys alone. With this package, the rider doesn’t need to be accompanied by a guide or instructor.
This service is meant for kids that are starting out to learn how to ride ponies. There’s usually a guide that accompanies the kids to offer instruction and teach them some riding techniques. This can be a great package for kids aged between 3 and 12 years.
Yes, there are several centres within Sydney area that specialise in providing horse riding classes, dressage lessons, groups & kids horse ride coaching and park rides. Most of the centres are focused on teaching people how to ride, help them gain confidence and/or further their horse riding skills. There are also a sizeable number of centres that offer school holiday horse riding camps targeting kids aged 5 to 17 years. This makes horse riding Sydney not only fun but also engaging in terms of fostering team building among kids.