Our horse riding instructor, Goh Jai has many years and experience under his belt. He has participated in many endurance riding events (long distance races) in Thailand. He is a local here in Takuapa and is affluent in both Thai and English. With Goh Jai as your instructor and guide we are more than certain you will have a fun and knowledgable time!
For those who want to give horse riding a try but is not sure whether they would like it or not! Lessons will be taught within a paddock. Lessons can include................depending on the existing knowledge of the rider. (a great alternative to the package lessons)
For those riders who is sure they would love horse riding and would like to get a firm understanding of basics or increase their expertise. This would depend on the exisiting riding level and knowledge of the rider.
Endurance Riding Lessons
For riders that want to eventually compete in endurance races such that can range from 40km, 60km or even up to 80km.
Beginner Trail – Level 0 to 5 (2 hours)
Perfect for beginner horse riders. Starts off with teaching basic skills in the horse training stall before going off on a trail that consists of palm plantation, and old tin mine sites.
Mountain Trail – Level 2 to 5 (2-3 hours)
This trail will take us out of the golf course, across the road into the rural road path. The rural road will include sceneries such as palm plantations, forests, mountainous hills, rubber plantation and a glimpse of the local way of life.
0 - No previous experience, first time riding a horse
1 - Ridden a horse before, has some knowledge and basic control
2 - Can control the horse to a good amount, able to trot
3 - Able to trot and canter, always have a good amount of awareness and control
4 - Excellent control at all times including trot, cantering and galloping
5 - An expert in horse riding with a lot of experience in horse riding