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Laurel View Equestrian Centre

18 Knowehead Road, Templepatrick, Ballyclare, County Antrim, BT39 0BX
Laurel View Equestrian Centre

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Laurel View Equestrian Centre is a family run British Horse Society approved & highly commended horse riding school, livery yard, competition, training & assessment centre.

The Centre has 2 large indoor arenas, plus outdoor arenas & cross country facilities, allowing riders to enjoy equine pursuits year round.

Weekly group riding lessons are held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday afternoons and evenings, with lessons all day on a Saturday. One off riding lessons are possible depending on availability & suitability.

The regular group lessons include half hour lead rein lessons to suit children from 6 years of age, as well as beginner adult lessons, through to lessons to cater for the experienced rider. Max. weight limit 16 stone.

Private & semi private lessons can also be arranged (Monday – Saturday dependent on availability) on riding school horses or the students own horse/pony.

Hats & boots are available to borrow free of charge.

Facilities: Riding School, Livery, Competition Centre, Pony Club Centre, RDA Centre, Training & Assessment centre for BHS, well ventilated indoor stabling, horse walker, indoor arena 60mx28m with viewing gallery, indoor arena 54mx24m, outdoor all weather arena 70mx70m, outdoor grass arena 100mx70m, cross country course and schooling playground, full set of timber show jumps and set of training fences, small tack shop with refreshments and snacks available for sale.

For details of current competitions and training courses please see

Laurel View Equestrian Centre is accessible – for full details of their accessibility features, see Laurel View Equestrian Centre | AccessAble 

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Establishment Features

  • Groups catered for
  • Lessons/courses available
  • Prior Booking Required
  • Showers
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Guide Prices

30 minute lead rein group lessons are £21.50 as a one off. £16.50 if paid weekly & a week in advance.

1hr group lessons are £25 as a one off. £20 if paid weekly & a week in advance.

A 45 minute private lesson on a riding school horse/pony is £40, while the cost for a 30 min. private lead rein/beginner lesson is £30.

45 minute Semi Private lessons (2 riders) can also be arranged at a cost of £30 per rider or for 3 riders at a cost of £25 per rider on a riding school horse/pony.

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Opening Times

* Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 09:15 - 17:00
Sun 11:00 - 17:00

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