Contessa Riding & Training Centre

Contessa is a leading Dressage Centre in Hertfordshire, providing Advanced Dressage lessons Lusitano stallions and warmbloods as well as riding for all levels

Private, semi-private and group lessons
Times by arrangement

We can offer one-to-one tuition (private lessons), semi-private lessons (2-3 riders) and group lessons (+4 riders) every day between 10am and 5pm (please check weekly Evening Classes for later times).

Private lessons are usually run during the week, there is  limited availability at the weekend.
Semi-private & Group lessons are available throughout the week, but are normally held at the weekend.

Our regular weekly group lessons include:

Saturday:

  • 9:15am, Advanced Dressage and own horse shared session with Tina.
  • 10:00am, Adults’ shared Dressage lesson (4 places)
  • 11:00am, Childrens’ shared flatwork, walk and trot independently (4 places)
  • 11:00am, Peak time private Dressage lessons, including Advanced Schoolmaster lessons
  • 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm Childrens’ half hour individual balance and coordination sessions
  • 1:00pm, Adults shared session may include jumping, polework or gridwork (4 places)
  • 1:30pm-3:00pm Vaulting
  • 2:00pm, Childrens’ shared flatwork, walk and trot independently (4 places)
  • 3:00pm, Private dressage lessons or birthday party
  • 4:15pm, Private flatwork arena hire

Sunday:

  • 10:00am, Adults’ shared Dressage lesson (4 places)
  • 11:00am-12:30pm, Pony club weekly
  • 11:00am, Peak time private Dressage lessons, including Advanced Schoolmaster lessons
  • 12:00pm, 12:30pm Childrens’ half hour individual balance and coordination sessions
  • 1:00pm, Adults shared session may include jumping, polework or gridwork (4 places)
  • 2:00pm, Childrens’ shared polework/jump session (4 places)
  • 2:00pm, Peak time private Dressage lessons, including Advanced Schoolmaster lessons
  • 3:00pm, Birthday party or childrens’ half hour individual balance and coordination sessions
  • 4:15pm, Private flatwork arena hire