Equestrian & Polo

Coworth Park Equestrian Centre sets a new standard in equestrian recreation and is open for all hotel and local residents to experience the thrill of horse riding, whatever their level or ambition in the saddle.

With beautifully bred, well trained and immaculately presented horses available for guests and local residents to ride across our 240 acre private estate, there is no end of opportunity to explore the beautiful Berkshire countryside from the unmistakable viewpoint of being on
horseback. For those wishing to improve their riding ability further, we offer one-to-one or group lessons in basic riding, dressage and jumping on your own horses or on our selection of well trained schoolmaster horses and ponies.
Coworth Park also retains its close affiliation with polo, with the season taking place from April through to the end of September annually.

contact

Our equestrian team

Tel:
+44 (0)1344 756 763
+44 (0)7557 114 998

 

Riding menu

With beautifully bred, well trained and immaculately presented horses available for all abilities to ride across our 240 acre private estate, there is no end of opportunity to explore the beautiful Berkshire countryside from the unmistakable viewpoint of being on horseback. For those wishing to improve their riding ability further, we offer one-to-one or group lessons in basic riding, dressage and jumping on your own horses or on our selection of well trained schoolmaster horses and ponies.

Equestrian at Coworth Park

Children & ponies

We have several ponies suitable for children aged 4 years upwards to learn to ride from scratch or for those with previous experience to improve their knowledge and skill with expert tuition and supervision from our instructors.

Own a pony half day (two hours) £200
Coworth Park’s younger guests are invited to join the stables for two hours of fun. Here they will learn how to groom and care for their own special pony, tack up and go out for a fun riding lesson to suit their abilitybefore taking home their own Coworth Park grooming kit bag filled with horsey goodies including a photo of them with their pony.

Kids riding lessons and hacks (one hour) £85 (£60 Monday – Friday)
Over 7’s can enjoy a ride on one of our ponies which will be selected to fit their size and experience. They can choose what they wish to do on their pony be it an hour hack out across the estate or having a 45 minute lesson in basic riding, jumping or dressage depending on their preferred interest.

Lead rein lessons and hacks (30 minutes) £60 (£50 Monday-Friday)
Riders from 4 years old can enjoy a half hour session on a perfectly prepared pony to learn the basics of riding and get to grips with the essentials of horsemanship. During their half hour session they will be given one-to-one instruction from our experienced trainers.

Children’s Birthday parties from £95 per child
Our team of ponies and staff are on hand to create and host a perfect pony party for groups of 4 children or more. They will have fun brushing and plaiting the ponies’ manes, painting their feet and making their coats gleam before tacking up and enjoying some steady gymkhana games such as bending poles, sack races, apple bobbing and much more. They can they re-fuel with a pony themed feast in the Coworth Park Kids Club and a bespoke birthday cake before kissing their pony goodbye and taking home their very own Coworth Park party bag.

Teenagers & adults

Riding lessons (One hour) £85 (60 Monday – Friday)
We offer lessons on our experienced and well trained horses and ponies in all disciplines and are very much the best teachers for any rider wishing to learn. Our expert instructors will offer guidance and tuition throughout the session to ensure every client gets the most out of this rare opportunity to ride such kind and knowledgeable horses. All aspects from jumping to dressage can be covered, and your instructor will tailor each lesson to your needs.

Weekday riding lessons (one hour) £60
Enjoy the beauty of the Coworth Park estate on horseback to the full, by taking advantage of our more relaxed weekday schedule. Be it a lesson or a hack, local riders of all abilities can enjoy preferential rates Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm. With well trained and immaculately presented horses available to ride across our 240 acre private estate, make the most of all the Berkshire countryside has to offer. For those wishing to improve their riding ability further, we offer lessons in basic riding, dressage and jumping on your own horses or on our selection of well-schooled horses and ponies.

Group riding lessons (one hour) £40 per person (Must be booked a week in advance)
We are delighted to offer the same high quality tuition in a small social group of 4 or 5 adults. Join in with these both fun and engaging sessions, you’ll practice many different exercises with the aim of improving your confidence and riding ability. Group lessons offer the opportunity to ride with other like-minded individuals, it’s a great way of meeting new people, and making friends and learning through watching your fellow riders. Riders should be able to walk and trot independently before joining their first group. Please contact the equestrian team to join one of our existing groups. Please note that group riding lessons are available Monday – Friday only on a regular weekly basis. Payment is in blocks of 10.

Equestrian at Coworth Park lessons
Book 11 lessons for the price of 10
Monday to Thursday £600 / Friday to Sunday (and Bank Holidays) £850
Regular non-resident riders can take advantage of the exceptional facilities, horses and instruction by pre-paying for a block of 10 lessons and earning a complimentary 11th session. Lessons do not need to be booked at time of purchase but must be taken within 6 months of purchase date. 100% cancellation fee will be applicable for sessions cancelled within 7 days of the lesson start time.

Horsey Hotel £50 per night
Guests of the hotel are welcome to bring their own horses and ponies with them for the duration of their stay providedhorses are insured and vaccinated. We will take the greatest care of your treasured friends and have them fully groomed and ready for you to ride when you wish to do so. We can escort you on our own horses around the estate to discover its charms on your own best friend.
NB This offer is subject to availability. Please contact the Equestrian Manager for further details regarding seasonal availability.

Hacks & special occasions

Around Coworth Park estate (one hour) £85 (£60 Monday – Friday)
“No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle.” – Winston Churchill
A one hour ride for those of all abilities, escorted by our highly experienced instructors and taken at the pace of each individual. From a sedate walk with a few opportunities to learn to trot for beginners, up to a good trot and canter around the estate for novice riders upwards. This ride is designed for everyone to enjoy the beautiful Coworth Park estate in comfort and safety on our beautiful horses.

Champagne celebration ride (one hour) £95
For a special occasion, or just to enjoy the estate at its best, take advantage of our one hour ride, stopping off at The Barn for a glass of our Veuve Clicquot and a photo opportunity upon your steed. For those of all abilities, escorted by our qualified instructors and taken at the pace of each individual rider. From a sedate walk with a few opportunities to learn to trot for beginners, up to a good trot and canter around the estate for novice riders upwards. This ride is designed for everyone to enjoy the beautiful Coworth Park estate in comfort and safety on our beautiful horses.

Equestrian at Coworth Park

Pony Club

Coworth Park is delighted to announce the launch of its very own Pony Club centre. The Pony Club is an international youth organization devoted to the education of children and young people about horses and riding. Pony Club organisations exist in over 30 countries worldwide and in the UK alone there are 30,000 Pony Club members. The Pony Club can be found at www.pcuk.org.

Pony Club Centre membership

Annual membership £24

Children aged between 4 and 21 years old can join up and then train towards badges, tests and certificates and have fun doing it! There will be activities running through school holidays and newsletters to keep everyone up to date. Children learn about all aspects of Equestrianism, from brushing to mucking out, plaiting to caring for horses’ teeth!

Our facilities

Equestrian at Coworth Park is housed in the purpose built American barn stables of The Polo Club.

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Guards Polo at Coworth Park

Coworth Park is the only UK hotel to feature its own polo fields and practice facilities, managed by Guards Polo Club. Hotel guests & non-residents welcome.

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