School Holiday Horse Riding Experience - 5 to 12 Years Old

Main Ridge, VIC

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  • The 'Koala' course is horse riding for beginners aged 5-12 years old
  • Educational and fun day out
  • They'll learn all the basics about horse riding and the horses themselves

A perfect day out for your little one; the introductory Koala horse riding course teaches kids basic horsemanship skills such as saddling, grooming and of course, riding. With experienced instructors guiding the small group, you can rest assured your child will be learning in a safe environment.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Use of a helmet and all equipment
  • Grooming, washing and tack lesson
  • Horse riding lesson
  • Theory notes and interactive lesson about horses
  • Fun games and activities
  • Horse dress ups
  • Gift bag and photo
  • Achievement certificate
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

A great day out for any child who has dreamt of riding a horse just like the heroes in their favourite stories; the Koala course is a great introduction to horse riding for kids aged 5-12 years old. A beginners course that includes practical and theoretical learning; this day is focused on fun and safety. With accredited instructors guiding them through the lessons, you can rest assured your child will be learning in an environment where safety is held in the highest regard.

As part of a small group, your child will participate in a grooming, washing and tack lesson before learning how to saddle their horse correctly. They will learn how to mount and dismount safely and then ride at a slower, introductory pace. The kids will also get to take part in horse riding games and activities as well as learn about horses' anatomy and how to care for these majestic animals. They will receive theory notes they can take home with them.

At the end of the day they will be able to take a photo with their favourite horse to take home as well as a gift bag. The course runs from the morning until afternoon and parents are welcome to stay and watch or; they can leave their child for a few hours to bound with their new found friends. The kids will be served morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

On the Day

Session Length

  • The session runs from 9am - 3:00pm
  • You will need to arrive at 9am sharp, so it's a good idea to get there with a few minutes to spare

PLEASE NOTE: This experience is not available from 17 July to 30 August 2017 inclusive.

Numbers on the Day

20 kids per session


Session will go ahead in the rain

Dress Code

Wear suitable clothes for the weather

Other Info

The supplier's mission statement is "Safety First - Doing it right, first time, every time." They are very committed to ensuring safety for all involved in the course.

... and Importantly


  • Our School Holiday Program operates during the Victorian School Holiday terms
  • Arrival time is: 9:00 am sharp
  • Children must be aged 5 - 12 years old


Cancellations are effective on the date notice is given. All cancellations need to be submitted by email to so there is no dispute regarding the timing of the cancellation. Moving your booking is also considered as a cancellation. Due to extensive planning and organisation involved in the Horseback business, a strict cancellation fee will be applicable.

Once a booking is made the following cancellation fees will apply:

  • Bookings cancelled up to 7 full working days before booking date, a full refund of money is paid
  • Bookings cancelled (or moved) between 7 full working days and 48 hours before booking date, 50% will be refunded to the customer
  • Bookings cancelled (or moved) within 48 hours of booking date or No Shows, the full amount paid will be forfeited

Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them.