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Horse riding lessonsHere at Yass Riding School we welcome riders of all levels and disciplines to train with us and use our facilities. We regularly coach the disciplines of dressage, show jumping, cross country, pleasure riding, TREC and preparation for pony club certificates. We also coach Equi skills and of course, horse care and management. Riders with spedial needs are most welcome at our riding school for both private and intergrated group lessons. Riders from 3 upwards can enjoy a Pony & Pat lesson, guidelines from KER "weights for riders" is used for YRS to accept riders.

For children wanting a first time introduction to riding, the Pony and Pat sessions are great. Including brushing, saddling and a short lead rein ride. This service is offered once to each rider.

Riders taking regular lessons enjoy a combination of Pony/Horse Care and Handling and private lessons to provide the skills and knowledge required before they can join a group. The ratio suggested is two riding lessons to one Pony/Horse Care and Handling activity (Horsemanship). This ratio may change with individuals. Wet or cold days provide the perfect time to do horesmanship lessons.

School holidays are a great time to introduce kids to horse riding lessons. YRS has riders from Yass, Murrumbateman, Gunning, Canberra regions and the Greater Goulburn area.

Beginners Lessons

Beginners Lessons

These lessons start with riders learning how to prepare the ponies and horses for riding and introduce the skills to start, stop and turn the pony or horse.

The rider then progresses through the syllabus untill they achieve their goal. All new riders must take part in at least one private lesson to assess confidence and skill level before joining any group lessons. A combination of private lessons and one Pony/Horse Care and Handling lesson is recommended.



Every school holidays three day programmes and individual programmes for new and developing riders are available at YRS.


Please contact us for full details.


PONY and Pat Available once to each junior rider and run for 30 min and is $35.00 per rider. This service is suitable for those wanting to experience horse riding for the first time.

First lesson for adults 60 min $65.00 and children $55.00 which is 45 min.

School Holiday programmes Daily $110.00 per day per rider

AGISTMENT Preference for agistment is to clients undertaking regular lessons at YRS.

Further information and pricing is available upon request.



Rider lunge lessons

Rider lunge lessons

Lunge lessons are excellent for all level of riders, from beginners to advanced. These lessons allow the rider and coach to focus on specific skills, development of riders balance, co-ordination and feel. Beats going to the gym!!

Group and Family Lessons

Group and Family Lessons

Many families like to enjoy riding together so please discuss your individual family, group ideas with us and we will organize them for you.

Camps and Adult Weekend Training Clinics

Camps and Adult Weekend Training Clinics

These are held periodically over two and three days, with local and visiting coaches. The clinics cover a wide range of topics (riding, jumping horsemastership, general interest topics). We use a selection of coaches to provide instruction for varying levels of riders and interests.

For more information about riding lessons or to book please contact us.

* Prices and courses vary please contact us for individual course information.



YRS offers agistment for horses in training and horses whose riders are being coached by us. We have a range of agistment packages from paddock to full agistment stabling. For more information please contact us.

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Yass Riding School
138 Manton Road
Yass NSW 2582

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Mobile: 0402 596 252