Definition of riding school in US English:

riding school


  • An establishment where horseback riding is taught.

    • ‘Last week, the British Horse Society warned that many riding schools, trekking centres and livery stables risked going out of business as a result of restrictions.’
    • ‘Licenses for all kinds of businesses, from dairies to pet food stores to horseback riding schools, now cost more money.’
    • ‘Stables, livery yards and riding schools that compost muck to use as fertiliser will have to buy a permit costing up to £482.’
    • ‘Once you've done this you will have a short list of probably 2 or 3 riding schools that may suit you and your needs.’
    • ‘Race horse trainers and riding schools in the county have been kicking up a stink about a plan by the Government to turn horse muck into brass.’
    • ‘Of the £155, 430 worth of business grants, the largest was towards the establishment of a new riding school at Cruan in Firth.’
    • ‘Mrs Nelson runs a riding school and livery yard at Hilston, near Withernsea, with her husband, Stuart, who is joint master of the Hunsley Beacon Beagles.’
    • ‘‘He was at the top of his class at the riding school in Puerto Rico and looks like he could develop into a very good rider,’ said Kevin Witte, Garcia's agent.’
    • ‘John Marven, who twice-daily leads horses across Maypole Road from the riding school he runs at Fanners Farm, said the complex five-pronged junction would remain a worry to him even when the sign was fixed.’
    • ‘She has worked with horses and ponies for 30 years and run her own riding school and livery yard.’