British Horse Society Approved Centre



  • BHS only qualified experienced instructors
  • Adult private, semi-private and group lessons
  • Arena Mirrors to aid learning
  • 50x30 outdoor floodlit arena
  • Show jump field
  • Regular training days and events for novice and experienced riders
  • Calm relaxed adult riding environment only, we do not cater for children


Fabulous off road hacking in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Marlborough downs. Excellent hacking and off-road riding are available. Ladysmith is situated just five minutes ride from the Ridgeway.

Hacking by the hour.

1-3 hours hacking available.

Pub rides
Ride along the Ridgeway enjoying the fabulous hacking and scenery for a 2 or 3 hour hack, stop off at the Calley Arms pub for a drink and then hack back.

BHSII instructors

Qualified tuition for adults from beginners to advanced.

Quality school horses available for instruction and hacking for people who do not own their own horse.

Tuition available at all levels to riders with their own horse.

Adult stable management courses

BHS horse owner's certificate courses level 1-4 are available for people who would like to learn how to look after a horse or who are considering buying a horse and would like to gain practical experience beforehand.

BHS stages 1-4 stable management courses available.

Nervous Rider Clinics (Held on weekdays)

The aim of the course is to help you overcome your fear of riding. This course is about gaining confidence, positivity and encouragement. You can also bring your own horse if you would prefer.

Cancellation of lessons requires 24 hours notice where possible. Ladysmith Equestrian Centre reserves the right to charge the full lesson fee when notice is not given.

Ladysmith Equestrian Ladysmith Equestrian Ladysmith Equestrian Ladysmith Equestrian