Auckland Equestrian Centre Horse Riding lessons

Horse Riding Lessons

All ages… All abilities…. All attitudes!

Fun & Friendly

Join the happiest riders in Auckland!

Learn Skills

Learn everything there is to know about horse riding & care.

Learn and Love riding at Auckland Equestrian Centre.

Auckland Equestrian Centre has been the home of Horse Riding lessons on the North shore for more than 15 years.

Young and old, novice to advanced have all enjoyed and benefited from our down to earth family atmosphere, offering affordable riding lessons to anyone with thepassion for horses.

For young & old

and everyone in between. We have riders as young as 5 years old, and others as young as 64!

Horses for everyone

Our full stable offers an extensive variety of different sizes, temperaments and abilities.

Beginners to Advanced

We have instructors, horses and facilities to train the newest beginner through to the most advanced rider..

Hands on approach

Our instructors are by your side every step of the way offering advice, instruction and encouragement.

Arena & Paddock

From log jumping, hill climbs and descents to professionally lit arena, our centre offers it all in one place..

Down to earth

We love our horses and riding and want everyone to enjoy that opportunity.

Amazing facilities


Our newly built-for-purpose Arena provides a consistent riding experience everytime with flood lights for dusk and evening lessons.

Lesson Times

School Term

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
16:15 – 17:15

09:30 – 10:30

Adult ride

16:15 – 17:15 16:15 – 17:15 09:00 – 10:00
17:30 – 18:30 16:15 – 17:15 17:30 – 18:30 17:30 – 18:30 10:30 – 11:30
12:00 – 13:00
14:00 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:00


School Holidays

We run a holiday programme during the school holidays and provide riding classes on those days. The days we operate during holiday times are Thursday, Friday & Saturday for both
weeks of the holidays.


Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 – 13:00 09:00 – 13:00 09:00 – 15:00

Ride like a lady!

ride like a lady

Ride like a lady!

The ladies ride is back!
21st October 2020 First lesson


The ladies ride consists of having an instructed lesson in our arena using our horses. If this sounds like you, please contact and talk with us. You will ride in a group with 8 ladies max.
It is a time to enjoy your riding, build on your current skill level and enjoy great
social interactions with others.



When: Wednesday 21st October starts
Where: 471 HorseShoe Bush Road, Dairy Flat
Time: 10am – 11am
What I need: Riding boots, Helmet & Backprotector
Cost: $65.00 per lesson
Holiday Programme

April Holiday Programme

Our holiday programme offers a basic introduction into horse management. The programme is run by our instructors and will run over the holiday period. Children attending the holiday programme need to arrive at the Equestrian center 15 minutes prior to the programme starting. We ask children to come prepared with riding boots or gum boots, long pants and a t.shirt. A rain jacket is advised.

We provide back protectors and helmets. We do have some riding boots but our sizes are for smaller children.

We break for Morning tea and Lunch; Can you please provide a packed Morning tea & lunch for your child on the day they are attending. It is highly encouraged that children are dropped off and then pick up again for 1pm.

 Please contact if you would like to book.

Payment details $140.00 PER CHILD, Per day.

Deposits to be paid into ASB – Auckland Equestrian Center LTD 12-3051-0432149-00.

For our holiday programme (below) we ask for a $50.00 non refundable deposit and the remainder on the day. This can either be paid via cash or internet banking.

Please use your child’s name as a reference and in particulars put AEC holiday programme. If you are paying with cash payment must be made on arrival.

Bookings are essential and ahead of time is recommended.


Week 1 Week 2
Thursday 22nd April ($140.00) Per day Friday 23rd April (140.00) Per day
Thursday 29th April ($140.00) Per day Friday 30th Aprii (140.00) Per day




Professional Arena with night lighting for lessons with dressage and jumping.



We provide instruction to start jumping and improve your advanced jumping, in both the arena and paddock.



Lessons include detailed dressage instruction with experienced trainers.



You are able to gain experience with horse management and come along and help to enjoy horses and the outdoors more.

About US...

We are proud to have provided riding lessons to more than 3,000 riders of all ages and abilities, and even a whole lot of riders without abilities.

Talk to us about your passion for horses and come try out a lesson, you will never look back!

Contact us…

Address: 471 Horseshoe Bush Road, RD4, Albany, Auckland
Phone: 027 496 3782

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