Equestrian Centre

Standlake Ranch

From July 19th we are delighted, with the lifting of social distancing measures to be able to once again to welcome new clients.  Taster sessions during the holidays including registering, yard tour, helmet fitting, riding and grooming ponies at £25 for an hour are scheduled for Tuesday 22nd February, Wednesday 23rd February, Friday 25th February all at 2pm.   These taster sessions are suitable for children from the age of 4 or children brand new to riding.  After the taster sessions you maybe added to our waiting list for regular lessons.  

Pony mornings are suitable for children over the age of 7 who have had some previous experience of riding.  Parents do not stay for these sessions that run from 10-1pm costing £40.  During the morning they learn and carry out pony care, ride twice, and do some activities from the BHS Pony Stars Programme.  These sessions are running on Tuesday 22nd February, Wednesday 23rd and Friday 25th.    Places are limited in number so do please book soon by texting Angela on 07788591007.

Clients registered on the waiting list will receive priority seeking places after the holiday for regular lessons.

Association of British Riding Tests in Equitation and Stable Management are scheduled for Monday 21st February and Monday 11th April


Standlake Equestrian Centre is one of Oxfordshire's long standing riding schools, with 24 years of successful teaching.  

The riding school offers horse riding lessons and nature trail rides.  Our school is well situated near Witney and Oxford.  Children's riding lessons are our speciality, minimum age for a taster ride is 4, regular weekly lessons is 6.  


Standlake Equestrian Centre has a purpose built indoor riding school and specialises in teaching children.  We have 8 stables, 40 x 20 covered arena, A 60 x 25 outdoor arena and 20 acres of beautiful nature trail rides, totally off road.


The horses and ponies are well schooled and ideal for teaching riding lessons with friendly qualified instructors, and normally a maximum of 6 people per class.   The Chief instructor is Suzanne Pillans (A.B.R.S. Prins dip & BHSAI) and freelance instructor Angela Jackson (A.B.R.S. IT). The riding school is B.H.S & A.B.R.S. approved.

The A.B.R.S. Equitation and Stable Management Tests are available to all horse riding students twice a year and all students are trained through the riding lessons to prepare for each test.  



Card payment is not accepted, please do bring cash in a named envelope

Horse riding on our woodland trails costs £25 for 30 mins private for a child or £30 for an adult private

Private lessons in the school cost £25 for 30 mins private for a child or £30 for an adult private

Taster hourly sessions for newcomers £25 per hour  Pony mornings 10-1pm £40. 

Please phone Angela on 07788591007 to book your lessons or hacks, or email her on angelajackson1911@gmail.com