Horse Riding & Vaulting Lessons Available

We currently have some spaces available in our Private Riding Lessons, Term Riding Lessons and our Therapeutic Riding Lesson timetables.

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Festina Lente Gift Vouchers for Sale

We sell gift vouchers for Riding Lessons, Pony Camps, Garden Centre products, Garden Workshops, Family Fun Events and all other services in Festina Lente which are the perfect present or treat for all events and ages!

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Equine Vaulting Sessions now available!

Equine Vaulting group lessons have started in Festina Lente!     Vaulting is a combination of gymnastics and dance on the back of a horse  which can be practiced both competitively or non-competitively.   Therapeutic or interactive vaulting is also used as an activity for children and adults who may have balance, attention, gross motor […]

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Festina Lente Mobile Equine Outreach Programme

Festina Lente is delighted to announce our new Mobile Equine Outreach Programme.   Bringing Equine Learning & Benefits to the Wider Community! Programme Elements: •  Equine Assisted Learning Sessions •  Social & Emotional Wellbeing •  Equine Care & Management Education   Locations offered: We will be offering our services to the following organisations in the […]

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Festina Lente Equestrian Centre Overview

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced rider Festina Lente Equestrian Centre has something for everybody! From as young as two years of age, children, teenagers and adults can enjoy learning experiences through private or group riding lessons, stable management, long-lining, equine assisted learning, pony camps, therapeutic riding and individualised equestrian programmes.

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Special Olympics Equestrian Training Available

At Festina Lente we offer specific equestrian training for Special Olympics Equestrian Games.

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Festina Lente Equestrian Centre Terms and Conditions & Health & Safety Rules

Festina Lente Riding School Terms and Conditions.

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Private Horse Riding Lessons for Children & Adults with Special Needs

Festina Lente Equestrian Centre provides private horse riding lessons for children or adults with special needs throughout the week in a safe, professional and enjoyable environment. Our coaching and supports are tailored to the learning style and mental, emotional and physical ability of the individual and we have specialised riding saddles and equipment for persons with various disabilities. All our […]

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Group Riding Lessons

Term Riding consists of one hour horse riding tuition and half an hour stable management lessons to children at a variety of levels. Lessons can be every week or alternate weeks, whichever suits you best.

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Therapeutic Riding Lessons

Therapeutic riding is an therapy which is used for people with a variety of physical, cognitive, emotional and developmental disabilities.

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Private Horse Riding Lessons

Festina Lente Equestrian Centre provides a wide range of private and semi-private horse riding lessons to both children and adults throughout the week in a professional and enjoyable environment.

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Equine Facilitated Educational Programme

The aim of our Equine Facilitated Educational Programme is the development of a young person's range of social and emotional learning competencies.

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Mechanical Horse Simulator Training – Troy

Festina Lente is committed to delivering high quality coaching for people who wish to learn to ride in an emphatic and enjoyable way. One innovative way we can help in this regard is through the use of a Mechanical Horse Simulator.

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Equestrian Centre Helpers Programme

The Educational Helper Programme is a programme designed to educate children and adults in a number of areas of equine care and stable care

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Equine Assisted Learning Programme

Festina Lente has been providing Equine Assisted Learning Programmes for over 5 years. It is a process where young people work with horses to develop their emotional growth, personal awareness, relationships, and trust.

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Supported Helpers Programme

This programmes aim is to support people who have disabilities to help out in our Equestrian Centre.

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Sensory Trail

  Our Sensory trail has proved to be a wonderful therapeutic tool which we use on a regular basis. It was designed specifically to provide both sensory stimulation and sensory integration. It has been found that these trails are very beneficial to development and it also helps to create a relationship between the participant and […]

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