Welcome to Ashdown Forest Riding Centre

The Ashdown Forest Riding Centre is located in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, in the South East of England. There is 6500 acres of unspoilt beautiful heathland which is crossed with bridle paths so that you can ride for hours with no roads.

Pony days

Come and join our fun pony days,during the summer holidays.We will be doing a half day 1100 to 1300 every Wednesday at £25 pp and full day 1100 to 1600 at £45 pp on Fridays.Come and join the fun.

We are pleased to welcome our new horse Magic to the AFRC! We hope she enjoys herself at our yard.

Special Spring offer.

Come and join our late afternoon early evening rides between 1730 and 2030. Unwind and relax after a long days work by going on a lovely ride on the beautiful Ashdown Forest.

Come and join our regular pub rides at the oldest and nicest pub on the Ashdown Forest. Enjoy a nice meal and a glass of wine at The Hatch Inn. Most Saturdays and Sundays starting at 11:00 at £50 pp.  

The Forest is a designated ‘Special Area of Conservation’ and is situated in the middle of The High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Please call 07818 093880 for more information or to make a booking. Enquiries via email are welcome but bookings are taken by phone only.

Riding School

Riding lesson in our new outdoor school from £25.

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Pony Parties

For 4 to 10 children, lasting 2 hours, from £25 per child.

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Special Loan / Share Deal

£45 pw for 2 rides a week or £60 pw for up to 4 rides a week . Terms and conditions apply.

Treat a horse-loving friend or your family to a free hack on the Ashdown Forest with a horse riding vouchers.

Gift voucher

Pub Rides

Come and join one of our Pub rides. Minimum no of people is 4 ,the price is £50 pp. We ride through the stunning forest, and we go to one of the best and oldest pubs called the Hatch Inn. We stay for 45 minutes for drinks and / or great quality food and then ride back to the farm. The whole ride lasts about 3 hours. Some riding experience needed. Don’t miss our on this unique riding experience!!!

Exciting news about the Anderida Showjumpers! Queretta and Askadora took part at the recent Pyecombe horse show and qualified for the 5 yo final by jumping lovely double clears on Sat and Sunday.In the final itself, Askadora jumped another beatifull double clear and Queretta had only one pole down in an otherwise very nice round. The horses will now have another little break and then we are all looking forward to the Addington Young horse championship 18-21/8.


Horse Trailers for Hire

The Ashdown Forest Riding Centre now offers horse trailers for hire at competitive rates.

Please call 07818 093880 or download our hire agreement for more information.

Horse Riding Vouchers