We offer lessons for children from 4 years and over and of all abilities.
Our lessons are graded according to experience, starting on the lead
rein and progressing through to beginner, novice, medium and experienced.
We aim to make lessons fun and interesting, whilst still remaining safe.
Our instructors are all qualified and experienced in teaching children.

Lessons include games, jumping and hacking. Children can become
members of the Pony Club, using our ponies and take badges and proficiency tests.

They can join in own a pony days and riding mornings and through
the summer we run residential and non-residential camps.

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Special Horse Riding Events for Children

In addition to our normal lesson programme, we offer a variety of special school holiday events to keep all ages busy… For our current list of dates click on the calendar.

Own a Pony Days

A chance to own your own pony for the day! For children aged 6 years and over, the day starts with instruction and practice in caring for your pony. Then it’s on with the fun with a riding lesson and treasure hunt. We then stop for lunch and a quiz and finish with a fun gymkhana and more pony care. – Rosettes for all. Suitable for all abilities including beginners.
9:30AM – 3:30PM
£55.00

Childrens Riding Morning / Afternoon

A fun morning of riding and games! Starting with a riding lesson and followed by some time to groom and pamper your pony. The morning is finished off with some fun in our gymkhana. Suitable for all children aged 4 and above.Suitable for all abilities including beginners.
9:30 – 12.30 or 1.30 – 4.30
£45

An Introduction to Jumping for Children

Starting with basics, you will learn about jumping position and do some polework in your first ridden session. Then, your instructor will explain the basics of jumping in a lecture, and finally you will receive a jumping lesson on a kind and experienced pony. For children confident in canter.
9:30AM – 12.30 or 1.30pm – 4.30pm
£50

Dressage Improvement

For children who wish to improve their dressage, the session will include a lesson, lecture and run through of dressage tests.
9:30AM – 12.30 or 1.30pm – 4.30pm
£45.00

We are also a ‘Pony Club Centre’ for full details of the Pony Club and other childrens events please go to our Pony Club page.


Runningwell Equestrian Centre
Warren Road, Rettendon,
Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DG
t: 01268 711 221
e: info@runningwell.co.uk


** FULL LIVERY **
a full livery space has come availble on our 5* full livery yard
facilities include
- two 20m x 40m indoor school
- 30m x 60m martin collins out door school
- full set of jump for joy jumps including xc
- off road hacking
- 12x12 stables
- onsite staff 24/7
- secure tack rooms
- lunge arena
- horse walker
- summer and winter turn out
- regular shows and events
- onsite instructors
- hacking distance to Beechwood EC
- Lorry/Trailer parking
- Cafe onsite

includes daily care of horse , basic feed , hay/haylage , bedding shavings/straw, walker , turn out ,
for more details please call 01268 711221
or email us at info@runningwell.co.uk
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one space has come available for our junior residential summer camp !
30th - 2nd august - £295
a very rare space has come up for one lucky child to join us and our ponies for a super fun camp
same pony for the whole of camp .
up to 4 hours riding per day
competition day
treasure hunts
showjumping
dressage
xc
handy pony
gymkhana’s
look after your own pony for the camp including mucking out , feeding , grooming , tacking up , riding , turning out
but don’t worry if you don’t know how do any of it we teach you it
please ring 01268 711221 to book your space
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UKCC Level 2
3 Guinea Pigs (bring your own horse)required for Monday 17th 1.30-3pm
For candidates to teach.
Riders must be of stage 2 level and happy to jump, riding in our outdoor Martin Collins arena and use of the arena and all fences till 4pm please call 01268 711221 to join.
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**Experienced Instructor Required**
To teach on Sundays at our busy BHS riding school.
Minimum BHSAI, must be professional and enthusiastic, and happy to teach a range of ages and abilities.
Excellent facilities, lovely horses.
8.30am-6.30pm
Indoor and outdoor arenas
Please email your cv info@runningwell.co.uk
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Clear Round Showjumping 26th June
5pm Start
X poles
1ft9
2ft3
2ft6
2ft9
£5 per round
in our 30m x 60m martin colins out door school
indoor warm up
cafe on site
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