We have a range of different lessons to suit your individual needs. All lessons are conducted by an experienced instructor in a professional manner. We welcome all levels of riders and you are invited to bring your own horse or use one or our quiet, well educated school horses.
When making your booking, please advise us of your level of riding experience so we can allocate you a suitable horse and instructor.
Dates for camps, clinics, competitions and other upcoming events are available in the news and events page.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
Please telephone 02 4937 5860 / or 0412 220 388
Half hour and one hour lessons tailored to the individual rider’s standard in dressage or jumping and the basics for beginners.
Half hour and one hour lesson for two riders of a similar riding ability.
A one hour riding lesson with three or more riders.
HALF AND FULL DAYS
Half day lessons are from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon or from 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm.
Full day lessons start at 9.00am and finish at 4.00pm - Half day lessons are from 9.00am to 12.00 noon or from 12.30pm to 4.00pm and are available every Saturday and Sunday and daily in school holidays.
Both packages include learning how to lead, brush and saddle your pony. The half day includes a one hour group riding lesson (approximately six riders to a group). The full day package includes two one hour riding lessons, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
Children that have never ridden before or unable to trot unaided are encouraged to attend private lessons before joining into the day packages.
Available every Friday from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon during the school terms. Ladies mornings include a one hour group lesson and morning tea.
AFTER SCHOOL LESSONS
Group lessons are held every Tuesday and Friday at 5.00 pm during school term. Half and full hour lessons are available daily.
Scheduled on Saturday or Sundays from 12.00 noon until approximately 2.30 pm.
The children get to brush the ponies, plait ribbons in their manes and have a one hour group ride with basic instruction and games on horseback. We provide drinks, lollies and a birthday cake after the ride.
Minimum 4 people.
These are tailored as an introduction into competition and are great fun days with a range of classes including a rider class, jumping, costume class (bring your own) and games.
Riders are divided into classes according to their level of ability. Ribbon Days are usually held monthly.
Check out the News and Events page for dates and results.
CHILDRENS TWO DAY HORSE CAMPS
Camps are run every week in the school holidays and start at 9.00am the first day and finish at 4.00pm the following day.
All meals, overnight stay and lessons (see full day program) included.
The two day camps are run at Sterntaler, in a safe and caring environment.
CHILDREN'S fIVE DAY HORSE CAMPS
We are now offering five day camps in school holidays at Sterntaler.
Included are two lessons daily in jumping, dressage, cross country and we play games on horse back. On one of the days, we will take the horses to the beach, bring your swimmers and a towel for the beach. Come and share the wonderful experience, help feeding the horses and play with the foals. All meals and accommodation is included.
HORSE PURCHASE ASSESSMENT
Sterntaler offers quality horses for sale. We can also assist clients in evaluating and selecting a suitable horse that they wish to purchase elsewhere.
SCHOOLING OF HORSES
We take in horses for schooling. Feed and agistment are included and the horse is trained five times weekly. We can also exercise, school and compete your horse on a casual basis.
LEASING A HORSE
For regular clients we offer horses for lease. You may lease a school horse for the hour and ride freely at Sterntaler. For our experienced riders, with consultation, you maybe able to book a horse to lease for an external competition.
WHAT TO WEAR
To begin with, long comfortable pants and enclosed shoes (preferably with a small heel) are acceptable. Helmets are available. Please bring your own lunch and snacks.
GIFT CERTIFICATES ARE AVAILABLE
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL please telephone: 0412 220 388
With one of our instructors
Half hour Private lesson $50
One hour Private lesson $70
Group lesson $60
Half day lesson $60
Full day lesson $90
Ladies morning $60
Private lesson with Martina
Half hour $55
One hour $80
Other ridding activities
Ribbon Day $90
Birthday party / per person $70
Sterntaler two day camp $260
Sterntaler five day camp $650
Weekend stay two days two nights $290
Weekend stay two days one night $260
Lease horse for outside competitions / day $150
(Minimum four lessons prior)
Horse purchase assessment - Hourly rate $70
Schooling weekly $350 inc agistment
Schooling casually / per ride $50
PLEASE NOTE - All lessons booked for and not rescheduled or canceled 24 hours before the lesson must be paid for in full.
Ten lessons purchased in advance will receive a 10% discount.