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Welcome to Glen Jakes Riding School

Glen Jakes Riding School is a family run business, with a friendly relaxed atmosphere to make you feel at ease. Our qualified helpful staff provide educational, informative, fun riding lessons for all. We are open all year round, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday daytime and evenings 9am - 9pm, Wednesday 9am - 3pm during School Holidays, Saturday - Sunday 9am - 7pm.

We have established an outstanding reputation since 1990. The key to our success is that we provide a complete range of activities to suit all levels and ages of riding abilities from complete beginners to advanced level riders from tiny tots to mature adults. Our flexible timetable enables you to ride at a time that suits you.

We provide a high standard of tuition on our well mannered horses and ponies, because your safety is paramount. Hat hire is available at no extra cost (if required). No other riding equipment needs to be purchased for you to ride with us.

Due to our recent review of our horses and ponies workloads and capabilities our weight limit is restricted to 15 stone or 95kg.

We provide:-

  • Walkouts
  • Group lessons (Small Groups, Max of 8)
  • Private and Semi Private lessons
  • Fun but very informative Stable Management courses
  • Own your own Pony days/weeks
  • Many activities available for riders with special requirements/learning difficulties
  • Unforgettable Birthday Parties
  • Special Occasion rides
  • Jumping lessons/competitions
  • 1 Hour Hacks (learning riding and road safety awareness)
  • 2 Hour Hacks (for the more advanced rider, hacks to the Middlewood way)
  • Pony Club Training Centre
  • GCSE Equine Module Training
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Volunteering, Physical and Skills Sections
  • Inspire Project Provider (You can spend your Inspire Project Funding on all our activities)
  • Lessons for all ages
  • Gift Vouchers
  • Invitations

Christmas Opening Hours

Please see our opening hours over the Christmas holidays below:

Monday 23rd December 2019 - Closed
Tuesday 24th December 2019 - Christmas Eve - Open 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 25th December 2019 - Christmas Day - Closed
Thursday 26th December 2019 - Boxing Day - Closed
Friday 27th December 2019 - Open 9am - 6.30pm
Saturday 28th December 2019 - Open 9am - 4.30pm
Sunday 29th December 2019 - Open 9am - 4.30pm
Monday 30th December 2019 - Closed
Tuesday 31st December 2019 - New Years Eve - Open 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 1st January 2020 - New Years Day - Closed
Thursday 2nd January 2020 - Open as Normal


Gift Vouchers

Image: Sample Of Glen Jakes Gift Voucher

Glen Jakes Riding School gift vouchers make an ideal gift. Why not treat a family member or friend to a unique, unforgettable experience. Our vouchers are available for all our activities, including riding equipment we have for sale. These are available to purchase from as little as £1.50, and can be redeemed to suit you, since they have no expiry date. Simply contact us to organise your chosen activity. Our flexible timetable enables us to offer a variety of days and times to suit you.

At Glen Jakes we realise that fun is an essential part of learning. We are keen to see progress in our riders, therefore Glen Jakes Riding School certificates are awarded for each level of riding / stable management achieved. Set your goal and leave the rest to us.

Opening Times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday: Closed (9am - 3pm during School Holidays)
Thursday: 9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 9.00pm
Sat - Sun: 9.00am - 7.00pm

We can be contacted by telephone and email 7 days a week.

Licence Holder: Rebecca Louise Homer, Licence Number: 19/01388/ANWELF

Image: Rider And Trainer In Consultation Image: Horses In Front Of Main Gate

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