Stonewood Riding Academy offers horseback riding lessons close to Toronto in Pickering

Horseback Riding in Pickering

Our horseback riding program is designed to build a connection with horses and inspire our students.  We are dedicated to providing horse riding instruction that is both high-calibre and grass-roots. Stonewood is committed to taking its students to their highest potential in equestrian sport through a structured system, high coaching standards and exceptional school horses.

Stonewood Riding Academy riders benefit from a sophisticated system influenced by the "A" circuit level of top-down training. The unique curriculum follows the the model of the official Equine Canada (EC) rider level system and incorporates proven training techniques for riders at every level.

Conveniently located in Pickering, and close to Ajax, Whitby, Uxbridge and Toronto, this facility offers top level coaching, training, and horse care. With all the amenities that any horse or rider could ever need, we remain focused on helping riders reach their goals in a supportive team environment.

"Sophie's 6th birthday party was a dream! We were looking for a new venue, something unusual, that offered a memorable experience for all Sophie's guests. Play-gyms and crafting studios are great, but none of them spoke to us. Like most young girls, Sophie is horse crazy and when I saw that Stonewood..." read more

Katie Hull

"I started riding lessons at Stonewood Riding Academy a few months ago. I was impressed with the stable right from my first communication with the business office. My initial inquiries were answered promptly and it was clear that customer service is a high priority for Stonewood. The stable did not d..." read more

Carolyn Sullivan

"The time that I have out at Stonewood is always such a treat! The barn is well situated, and the feeling the stable has is a calm, and positive learning atmosphere. Upon coming to Stonewood last winter, I was immediately aware of how calm the horses were in their stalls, how clean and organized the ..." read more

Clare Foy

"I have two daughters aged 8 and 12 who ride at Stonewood. Both girls love their coaches who, in my estimation are among the very best: highly qualified, attentive and compassionate. The indoor and outdoor riding facilities are beautiful and well- maintained, and in a idyllic setting. The horses are ..." read more

Sarah Kurita

"Beautiful horses, fun but challenging lessons taking me out of my comfort zone. Friendly people and great coaching!..." read more

Claire Westbrook

A Stonewood Riding Academy student hugging her horse after a horseback riding lessons in Pickering, Ontario.
One of Stonewood Riding Academy's cute ponies used in our Horseback Riding Camps in Pickering, Ontario.
Two happy Stonewood Riding Academy students with their horse after a horseback riding competition in Pickering, Ontario.