Built on Passion and Love of Horses 

Grab the Reins at Duke’s

Duke’s is the perfect place to discover the thrill of horse riding while enjoying nature and the outdoors. Whether you are a complete novice, an accomplished rider or taking back up the reins after a break, a membership with our riding school has everything you’ll need to learn and train in safety and security. Our staff are constantly on hand to offer advice and encouragement in a friendly and professional atmosphere. We cater for all levels of experience. Offered are group and private lessons in a range of discipline

Our Facilities

 

The facilities at the club have been designed with our members and the discerning equestrian in mind.

 

Including:

-60m x 40m enclosed all-purpose sand area with LED lights for night time riding and a shaded viewing area for guests. The confined arena is a safe and comfortable learning environment and is perfect for the beginner rider.

 

-15m x 30m Joyride Arena for small kids and joyrides. Enjoying in a controlled and safe enviroment

-Private onsite parking, washrooms, changing room, Grazing field, lawn area and seating areas

 

- COMING SOON!! 4000m2 /1 acre showjumping and advanced riding arena with viewing area
Our sand area is made especially for working horses.

 

The sand acts as a soft layer to keep horses healthy and safe. What’s more, it’s all-weather so you can still ride on the wet and rainy days of monsoon months. The arenas are fenced and protects the rider and horse, ensuring a controlled learning environment. 

Horse Riding and Lessons

We cater for adults and kids from two years upwards, and levels from complete beginners up to competition level in all disciplines. Lessons are held six days a week with a summer and winter opening schedule and last for a duration of 45 min with time before and after to spend time with the horses. Our outdoor sand arena provides the ideal, safe environment for beginners. Private lessons may also be arranged by special appointment. Our experienced instructors ensure that all riders within each group receive equal attention.

If you wish to experience horse riding before committing to membership, we provide a single lesson option to start you off and allow you to confirm your interest. Lessons are taught in groups of 4 or 5 with an instructor and ground staff on hand at all times. Classes are 45 minutes long. You can join lessons at any point with prior booking.

We do have a weight limit (90kg) due to health and safety procedures.

We ask for a non-refundable 25% booking deposit on all booking for confirmation. Cancellations within 24hrs will result in the deposit being retained. As a business, we are entitled to keep your deposit  or ask you to pay a cancellation charge, in certain circumstances that lead to revenue loss.

 
 

Memberships and Packages 

 

Our club is based on a membership structure. Through membership we are able to both ensure a regular income to safeguard that our horses are fed, our staff are paid and we can build a community of horse lovers, not only through a shared passion, but opportunities for socialisation and networking.

Membership has many advantages financially as well. Our discount packages and other attractive offers are exclusively for members.

Yearly membership is 8,000INR for adults and 5,000INR for children under 12. Discount packages can be shared within a family if all participants have membership.

 

Member Discounted Packages


To get the full benefit of a lesson, a course package is the best way to achieve your riding goals. These include a number of lessons, from 8-36, purchased as a package with a reduced fee (up to 30%). The higher packages also contain free trail rides.


The training program gives the rider a well-rounded improvement in riding, focusing on balance, coordination and control in all paces and exercises while also getting an understanding of horsemanship and handling of horses throughout the course. A rider or horse enthusiast never reaches a stage in riding when lessons are no longer needed. 


Our discounted packages are available exclusively to our members on an ongoing basis

For further details please see our membership flyer.

We do have a weight limit (90kg) due to health and safety procedures.

 

*Cancellation policy does apply to any member bookings, please ask a member of our team
 

Private Lessons


We provide private lessons on request for those who require a more personal and engaged approach to learning whether a particular part of riding or long term personal training programs.  This is available with advanced notice to experienced riders and is not recommended for novice riders. When beginning to learn, its best to be in a schooling environment. The goals of the rider and their needs will be looked at in depth and a training program created to use the time most wisely. Private lessons will also improve fitness, confidence and ability. 

Private lessons are taught during off peak hours and advanced assessment is recommended by instructor for optimum results. Lessons are conducted for 45 minutes to one hour. Private lessons can be taken as individual classes or in a package on request. 

 
 

Aravali Trail Rides​

Our Aravali Trail Experience is something for everyone to enjoy. We bring you through the Gurgaon Hills on Horseback where you can experience nature on horseback. We design a trail most suited to your needs and comfort and provide guided assistance for beginners and children. Our thoroughbred horses are very well trained in the external environment. This experience is not provided by anyone else in Gurgaon and is highly rated by all our guests. The trail is great for a family or friend days out, for couples, tourists and corporate groups.

We offer both gentle hacks and exhilarating cross-country rides. There is a surplus charge for beginners who require ground assistance on the trail. Minimum age of 8+ . 2-3 days advanced notice of booking is required. We do have a weight limit (90kg) due to health and safety procedures.
 

Bonding With Horses Experience​

Animals are already proven to be great therapists.When we ask ourselves, what's so special about Horses?

There’s a reason for it - horses are wonderful listeners and have the innate ability to act as mirrors to the person they’re interacting with. 

 

In Bonding with Horses workshop ,we offer simple fun techniques which consist of building upon confidence and self-awareness by focusing on the mirroring abilities of horses, allowing them to reflect upon the human participant’s  emotions and behaviors.

With every individuals,the experience feels different as all of us are made different yet our common goal is to achieve a mental state of balance and achievement in whatever sphere of life. Therefore one of the most important key aspect is that every individual realises the importance of team effort , experiences such as ours not only help people unwind together but also learn the joy of enhancing personal skills.

 

The workshop will consist of getting to know a Horse by simple exercises like grooming , sense of touch ,basic lesson on how to mount a horse and build in self confidence of each individual.

 

Two interesting activities have been curated for everyone where according to your comfort level, you can take part. 

 

The experience will be curated by Mallyka Singh Dundlod who represents A Baisa's Adventures. She belongs to Rajasthan and has been fortunate to grow up around horses and wishes to share her passion with everyone else.

About Mallyka and Her Work : https://www.abaisasadventures.com/ 

Workshops available for Private Groups and Corporate Events. We host by monthly set workshops for any individuals not in a group. Perfect for Adults and children. All ages welcome, under 8yr olds must be accompanied by an Adult. 

Minimum booking of 2 persons is required for private workshops.

Price:

- 2500inr per person (Corporate rates available)

- 2000inr per person for Duke Members 

 

Duke Horse Riding Club

info@dukehorseridingclub.com / +91 9899396575

Opening Hours* March 2021

06.30 - 9.30 & 16.30 - 19.30

*Subject to change due to time of year and weather conditions

Pusherden near Grand Arch Road, Sector 58, Golf Course Road, Balola, Gurgaon, Haryana 122102, India
 

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