Time To Horse Around With These 5 Equestrian Riding Schools In Bangalore

Akshaya posted on 16 January

If you’re animal lover and a fitness junkie, what sport better combines the two than horse riding? While competing professionally is one way to go about it, we’re leaning more towards taking it slow — horse riding makes for the perfect leisure activity that’s also a great workout. Sure, it takes a lot of patience and practice, but the discipline you’ll learn from it is incomparable. Whether you’re looking to start horse riding yourself or want to enrol your child, it’s a sport that anyone of any age can learn!

Bangalore Amateur Riding Institute

Open to people of all ages looking to learn {kids have to be ten-years or older}, this is the perfect riding institute to hit up if you’re looking to learn non-competitively. It’s also a super budget-friendly way to try out riding if you’re a bit nervous about committing. An annual membership is INR 5,000, and classes are sold in sets of ten — INR 200 per class for kids and INR 400 per class for adults. And, we should mention, the location on Race Course Road is super convenient!

Timings: 6.30am-7.30am

Price: INR 7,000 for kids and INR 9,000 for adults

Community Groups

Bangalore Turf Club Premises, Race Course Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru

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Embassy International Riding School

This riding school is located a bit far from the city, but it’s surrounded by lush greenery and is quite serene. They offer classes for both children and adults based on skill-level, and have one-on-one classes, two-on-one classes and group classes. They also offer hour-long trail riding classes if you want something more peaceful and a little less technical!

Timings: 8.30am-5pm

Price: INR 1,350 upwards per class

Classes & Workshops

149/2 & 223, Near Stone Hill International School, Tarunhunse Village, Bengaluru

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Princess Riding Academy

One of Bangalore’s oldest horse riding institutes, Princess Academy keeps it simple, offering classes in the morning and evening. Sessions last for 30 minutes and cost INR 500 per class for both kids and adults. They don’t teach show jumping or anything else, so this is a great academy for beginners who might feel easily intimidated!

Timings: 6am-9am; 3pm-6pm

Price: INR 500 per class or INR 4,000 for ten classes

Community Groups

Kumara Krupa Road, Jayamahal, Bengaluru

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Equestrian Centre For Excellence

ECE offers classes for both kids and adults — membership is charged on a monthly basis, and they offer courses for all levels of riding. They have a one kilometre hack space around a forested zone for a leisurely ride! They also have a restaurant within the property, so if your kid wants to have a horse-centric birthday party, here’s your chance! They also offer stabling services if you have your own horse.

Timings: 6am-6pm

Price: INR 10,000 for ten classes

Community Groups

Chamundi Hotels Compound, Jayamahal Road, Jayamahal, Bengaluru

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Bangalore Horse Riding School

BHRS not only teaches the basics of riding to both adults and kids, but also have classes for show jumping, cross country, para dressing and more! They also offer 2 hour horseback safaris once a week for experienced riders through green areas for some fresh air and relaxation.

Timings: 6.30am-6pm

Price: INR 10,000 for 15 classes

Community Groups

18/1, Jakkur Main Double Road, Opp. New Visiting Students Hostel, Jakkur, Bengaluru

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