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Riding Lessons

For ages 8+

All new riders up to the ability of walking and trotting can book online now.  Choose the walk trot riding simulator session and from then we will discuss your rider needs.  Find out about RoboHorse, our Riding Simulator here.

Experienced riders that can walk, trot and canter, please fill out our experienced rider form and someone will be in touch asap.

Once you have successfully booked your first lesson please fill out our  Rider Registration Form.

For ages 2-7yrs

We offer Pony Rides, they happen at weekends at 12pm and must be booked in advance.  £2.50 per go,  Book with a online with the “check availability” button above.

020 8543 5300

We are open
Tuesday – Thursday until 8pm
Friday -Sunday until 5pm 

Our Christmas show for our existing riders is now open for booking   Dec 27th.  Click here to enter…


Our riding school is a professional and friendly yard, approved by both the British Horse Society and the Association of British Riding Schools, and our instructors are BHS qualified.  We are also offer riding to those with disabilities. We have around 12 ponies and horses, who make full use of our floodlit outdoor arena and cross country course.

If you wish to support the horses here at Deen City Farm you can make a monthly contribution here


  • What we offer and prices

    We provide lessons for all ages and abilities in dressage, show jumping, or cross country.  Lunge lessons are also available and stable management lessons up to BHS Stage IV are available on request.

    We offer private or group lessons (we are closed Mondays).  If you’re looking to join a group as an experienced rider then you will need to have an initial assessment lesson, which can be arranged with our staff.  

    All lessons need to be booked in advance via our website,  any questions ring the riding school office on 020 8543 5858.

    Riding lessons are subject to our standard terms and conditions, which can be found on-line here.

    Some of our Lesson Prices.

    Initial Assessment, 45 min, including a 15 min Riding Simulator assessment.  £48

    30 min Private lesson, all levels £38
    30 min Private Jump, (subject to assessment) £50
    30 min Riding Simulator lessons £38

  • Pony Club

    The Pony Clubs Centre Membership Scheme was introduced in 1998 so that children and young people without their own pony could join and take part in Pony Club activities, tests and achievement badges. Deen City Farm’s Pony Club  is just one of over 750 centres in the UK and operates as part of the national Pony Club, it’s open to anyone under the age of 21 years.

    Riding schools around the country become linked to The Pony Club, and through this link, we can offer the Pony Club tests and badges to our members. We also take teams to some of the regional Pony Club competitions, and have also qualified for the National Championships!

    Our pony club usually runs on Saturdays and costs £7.00 (£9.00 for non members) per session,  is open to children over 8 yo with and interest in all things to do with horses.  Please note, our Pony Club sessions do not include riding and need to be booked in advance online.

  • Own A Pony Holiday Scheme

    Our Riding School holiday scheme is always very popular! For more information on our Own A Pony days please check out our Holiday Schemes.


As of 2019 Deen City Farms Riding School proudly carries a 5 star 3 year license issued by Merton Council. 
This is the highest level licence awarded to riding schools. 

Riding School License Deen City Farm, Joanna Henbrey,  LN/0000017111 

The horses & ponies

Currently we have 12 horses and ponies living with us at Deen City Farm Riding School. You can read more about each of them by clicking on the links below! If you have any favourites, why not have a look at sponsoring them!

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We will be closed to the public on Wednesday 24th to Friday 26 November so we can start the work on the playground! Apologies for any inconvenience caused.