There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.

Winston Churchill ”

“Riding Lessons - Riding Academy of Crete”

Riding Academy of Crete

Our Riding School

The RIDING ACADEMY of Crete is a riding school that offers top level instruction at all levels. Our instructors are trained and qualified and get regular seminars in various topics of horsemanship. Our horse’s welfare is paramount and this is evident when you visit the yard.


Riding lessons

Riding Lessons Heraklion Crete

We offer riding lessons for begginers, advanced as well as for the disabled. Our academy is open every day and weekends mornings and afternoons. Please contact us for further info on the opening hours. The lessons are either 20min or 45min and they are private at the beginning and then one enters small groups of 2-3 persons. Of course there is the option of private lessons too.

We suggest that you take a introductory lesson before enrolling at our school. We offer you a helmet and it is highly recommended that you get your own equipment as soon as possible both for safety as well as for hygiene.

  • 20min lessons are provided for
    • All riders under 7years old
    • For anyone who wants to have an introductory lesson
    • For therapeutic riding
  • 45min lessons are provided for
    • All riders over 7years old
    • For athletic riding (dressage, jumping)
    • For paraolimpic riding

Please contact us for further info on prices as well as our offers.

Riding lessons - Heraklion Crete

Our facilities

Our facilities at the Riding Academy of Crete include:

• 16 x horse boxes
• An outdoor yard for all horses
• An indoor arena
• A longing arena (12m)
• An outdoor arena (30m x 50m)
• Store rooms and tack room
• Sitting area -  snack bar

All the areas are cared for daily and we follow ecological methods of disinfection.

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Join us!

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