Book online now for horse riding lessons at our Billericay/Basildon site or Rettendon (just outside Chelmsford)

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Learn to ride at a location that suits you! We have two fully licensed and insured riding schools - one based at Barleylands Equestrian Centre on the Basildon/Billericay borders, and another in Rettendon (just outside Chelmsford). We offer group lessons for children and adults, British Horse Society exam training, and private/semi-private lessons. Hacking is also available and holiday activities for children. Visit our booking pages for availability and pricing. 


Barleylands Riding School

A British Horse Society Approved venue offering group lessons for ages 4+, complete beginner up to intermediate/advanced.


Regular lessons are booked termly and may have a waitlist. Prices start from £17. 

Barleylands FAQs download

Barleylands T&Cs download

Rettendon site

Groups, hacks, and private/semi-private (2 sharing) for ages 4+, complete beginner to intermediate/advanced. 

Lesson timetable is released monthly and bookings can be made on an ad-hoc or regular basis.

Rettendon FAQs download

Rettendon T&Cs download


British Horse Society Exam Training

Training available for stages 1 and 2, and progressive riding tests, with our British Horse Society Accredited Coaches. Stage 1 exams and PRTs held at Barleylands subject to demand. Please email for further information on current course - info@horseridingessex.co.uk