Horses, beautiful horses! The animal that has been human’s greatest aid since the dawn of civilization. Although not abundant, Indonesia has some quality horse riding clubs, avid and competitive riding community, and also some high-end equestrian vacation centres. For Jakarta, fans of horse riding, or also known as equestrianism, will need to venture a little outward to find a suitable place for this magnificent animal to prance around.
1. Arthayasa Stables & Country Club
Arthayasa has a rich history in Indonesian equestrian community and has offered horse riding in Jakarta for over 20 years, owned by the devoted equestrians with very high standards of equestrian services. Other than the many horse riding lessons and programs (ranging from 20 minutes pony rides, lunging lessons, 45 minutes group lessons, to intensive training course) Arthayasa’s 14 hectares of green pasture is an exclusive sanctuary away from the hustle of Jakarta living.
Open: Tuesdays- Sundays, 08.00 – 17.00 (horses rest from 12.00 to 14.00)
Closed on Mondays
2. Anantya Riding Club
Located at 20 km South Jakarta in Gunung Putri Bogor, Anantya offers accredited instructors for every level of expertise. From your first ride to competition level, dressage and show jumping. Although Anantya is comparibly not as spacious as Arthyasa, it still provides a spacious ground picnics, and the stables are cared for with utmost respect to the horses. Lessons are for riders 5 years and up.
Jl. Caringin RT.04 RW.04 Desa Karanggan
Kec. Gunung Putri Bogor 16961 Indonesia
Tel: +6221 8686 2450 (Office)
Cell: +62 811 1129 977 (Rasty)
PIN BB: 53D5CABD
3. JPEC Sentul (Jakarta Perkumpulan Equistrian Club) Sentul
An equistrian center that is home to privately owned and club-owned horses and ponies with two arenas (covered and outdoors) and permanent stables. Located in Sentul, Bogor.
The school is also an approved Pony Club Riding Centre where children can become members of The UK Pony Club and take their certifications and badges, attend rallies and camps and enjoy numerous children competitions all run under UK guidelines.
All classes require a membership fee that starts at rp. 3 million for a three months membership, with lessons starting from Rp. 120,000 for a 30 minutes pony ride and Rp. 250,000 per person for group lessons.
Jl. Raya Pasir Maung Babakan Madang Sentul – Bogor 16810
Phone: 62 21 8796 1569
Email: [email protected]
Closed on Mondays.
4. Nusantara Polo Club
Nusantara Polo Club is a premiere horseback polo and riding facility located in Jagorawi Golf and Country Club, Cibinong, Indonesia – just 30 minutes away from Jakarta’s Central Business District. Considered by many as a family-friendly, world class polo oasis, the club welcomes all equestrian, polo and riding enthusiast to learn, recognize and appreciate human relationship with horses, horseback riding, and ultimately the exciting game of polo.