Adult Tuition

The RAC Saddle Club offers year-round tuition, catering for the beginner to the more experienced rider, with friendly BHS qualified instructors/coaches. Riders without their own horse will be matched with one of our quiet school masters/experienced horses.

Tuition in dressage, show jumping and cross country is available, and we can tailormake courses to suit groups or individuals. Lessons take place from Tuesday to Saturday, with late lessons on Tuesdays.

Adult Beginners


If you think you’ve left it too late to start riding, think again! We recommend starting with several half-hour private sessions to gain confidence and build the basics of riding. Once you have achieved a suitable standard you can continue with private tuition, or join the friendly atmosphere of our group lessons. Our instructors will continue to assess and monitor your progress.

Please note that we have a 14 stone/90kg weight limit.

CLICK HERE if you would like to join the waitlist.

Experienced Riders

We have experienced trainers based at Bovington and visiting instructors who specialise in various disciplines. Please see the section ‘Instructors & Clinics’ for more details or if you are looking for professional qualification see ‘Training & BHS Exams’.

Adult Summer Camps

Own horse or hire a club horse for a fun filled holiday at Bovington Equestrian this summer! Complete beginners to advanced riders welcome — we will place you in small riding groups, determined by the ability of you and your horse.

Adult camps begin with a lesson at 6pm on Friday evening, followed by two/three lessons on Saturday and one lesson and competition on Sunday. You are invited to camp overnight and we will provide food  or visit a local pub in the evening.