Founded in February 2008, we are now in our 11th year as a unique riding school in Leicestershire that offers a range of lessons for all abilities.

Registered with Charnwood Borough Council with a 5 Star, 3 year license, we provide a quality service in lessons and livery.

Get In Touch

Our Services

Riding Lessons

Beginners, novice riders and riders returning to the saddle are all welcome and we can help you gain confidence.

Livery Services

We offer a variety of livery options such as shared and private paddocks.


A variety of hacks ranging from short walk/trot gentle hacks to three hours cantering across open fields.

Book your lesson today!

Newest Blog Posts

The Riding School is Closing

In August 2019 we had to look at the challenges the yard was facing in how it operated. The changes we made seemed to work throughout September 2019 and then it rained… Winters have never been an easy time for the riding school, but this winter and the never ending rain have made it impossible for

Continue reading The Riding School is Closing

Happy Hacker Discount Card

I would like to share with you all the launch of our “Happy Hackers” Discount Card 😁🐴❤️ Some of you love to hack, but I know a lot of you prefer lessons. The reality is at this time of year our outgoings increase and this weather has caused our income to decrease, so we really

Continue reading Happy Hacker Discount Card

How we operate is changing!!!

  This post is to inform you that Ratcliffe Equestrian is changing.  The instructors will now operate on an individual freelance basis to deliver lessons to their own clients. Who will the freelance instructors be? Karen, Hannah, Amanda, Kirsten & Lara From September 1st lessons will be ‘book as you go” meaning after each lesson

Continue reading How we operate is changing!!!

Ratcliffe Open Day!!

Everyone Welcome!!! Come and meet us and see what we’re all about 😁🐴

Making the most of the British Weather!

There is a saying “When life gives you lemons – make lemonade” With the testing weather this week playing havoc with our lessons, by causing the school to flood, we decided  to adapt our own version of this saying………. ”When the British summer gives you floods – go ride in them!” 🐎🍋🐴 Thanks to all

Continue reading Making the most of the British Weather!

Kate’s Anatomy & Physiology Talk

A huge thank you to everyone who came and helped make Kate’s talk a great success. The talk was interesting, informative and fun. Delivered professionally yet kept informal there was a mixture of talk, discussion, demo and hands on. The weather was perfect. Abbie and Rocky were great examples of the things Kate was showing

Continue reading Kate’s Anatomy & Physiology Talk