Horse riding is one of those sports that not only looks cool and elegant but also requires a lot of strength and superb balance. If you or your kids are interested in being an equestrian, there are a lot of stables and horse-riding schools in and around the Jakarta area. Some are outdoors, and some are indoors so you can ride rain or shine. Here Little Steps have gathered the best horse riding schools for kids and adults in and around Jakarta.
Calling all horse lovers! Learn about things you need to know about horses at Equinara Horse Sports! Located in the largest horse center in Jakarta, the Jakarta International Equestrian Park Pulomas JEPP, this equestrian academy offers horse riding lessons, a pony club, and after-school programs where kids can learn about caring for the horses and barn. Their training course program is offered in partnership with the Longines World Equestrian Academy, LWEA.
Equinara Horse Sports, Jakarta International Equestrian Park Pulomas (JIEPP)
Jl. Pulo Mas Jaya, Kayu Putih, Jakarta, +6281717723111, equinara.com
Located 20 kilometers from South Jakarta, the Anantya Riding Club is located in Gunung Putri Bogor. The club offers top-tier quality horse riding at affordable prices and ensures comfortability. Their horses are healthy and they have a variety of locally bred horses as well as imported ones. They have many facilities including a horse bathing area, paddock, outdoor/indoor arena, and many more. Anantya has certified and experienced instructors to ensure your safety while providing an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the majestic scenery on horseback or jump over fences with your horse. Anantya’s top priority is your safety and happiness.
Anantya Riding Club, Jalan Caringin, Gunung Putri, Bogor, West Java, +628111129977, Instagram
At Jakarta Perkumpulan Equestrian Center JPEC, you can learn to ride a horse both for dressage as well as jumping. Even if you have never tried horse riding before, it's not a problem! They have school horses that are well trained and suitable for riders of all levels. Small kids can enjoy pony rides or if going around in circles doesn't sound too exciting to you, you can opt for a ride out. Little Steps love their pony camps, give them a call to find out more!
Jakarta Perkumpulan Equestrian Center JPEC, Jl. Raya Pasir Maung Babakan Madang, Sentul, Bogor, +622187961569, jpecsentulblog.wordpress.com
If you’re looking for a wonderful equestrian paradise in BSD, Branchsto is just the place to go! Want to sign up for lessons? Just contact their phone number and you can buy either a single lesson or a monthly package. They're open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day except Mondays, so there are plenty of chances to go. They also provide all the gear you need in lots of sizes! If your little one wants to try their hand at it, but you're worried about them being too young, it's alright since there are even small ponies for them to ride! The sand-based outdoor arena is gentle on the horses and promotes smooth riding. After all the excitement of a lesson, you can also visit their cafe to wind down and eat. We also recommend bringing a handful or so of carrots to reward your trusty horse!
Branchsto Equestrian Park BSD, Jl. BSD Raya Pusat, Pagedangan, Kec. Pagedangan, Tangerang, +622155686202, Instagram
The Arthayasa Stable And Country Club is a private, membership-based club in Depok. However, they are also open to the public (non-members). At Arthayasa, there are two indoor arenas for horses so you can still ride even though it's raining outside. Kids as young as 3 years of age can join the Pony Club and then start serious training at 7 years of age. The type of riding they teach is English style, including dressage, jumping, cross-country, as well as pleasure riding. Join one of their group classes or book a private class with them for an amazing horse riding experience!
Arthayasa Stables And Country Club, Jalan Bulak Tengki/Kp Grogol No.10, Limo, Depok, West Java, +62217547025, arthayasa.com/club/