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Templewood Horse Riding Centre
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About Templewood

Templewood Horse Riding Centre is situated on 200 acres in the Adelaide Hills 45 minutes from the CBD and 15 minutes from Tea Tree Gully.  Take a break from your busy life style and relax, unwind and enjoy our beautiful open spaces and stunning scenery.

Riders of all ages are welcome at Templewood – from tiny tots to retirees, we have a junior school of ponies and and senior school of horses.  Beginner riders right through to competition level are catered for and you don’t need you own horse!

Templewood is a haven where riders can feel comfortable by way of a safe environment, wonderful horses and friendly, understanding professional staff.

The centre has been operating over fifty years owned and managed by the same family with an enviable safety record. Children from overseas and interstate as well as local pupils have been enjoying these wonderful courses and making lasting friendships in this wholesome and friendly environment.   Experienced and caring staff are chosen to ensure you are well looked after at all times.

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All lessons are provided by qualified caring Instructors specialising in beginners and nervous riders.

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Group Lessons
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Cross Country Lessons
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Day Schools

Day Schools

At Templewood we believe there is no better way to spend time than enjoying equine adventures out in the fresh air and away from Technology. The Centre offers full day holiday courses for children of school age. These courses are the perfect opportunity for young horse enthusiasts to build their confidence and skills whilst meeting new friends in a supportive and educational environment. The riding program consists of a morning and an afternoon riding session. Non-riding time is filled with various pony care topics – including general horse management e.g. grooming, saddling, leading, lungeing, feed and nutrition and most important – horse and rider safety. Our riding facilities include three outdoor arenas and an indoor school, all weather exercise track and under cover saddling areas. Students are provided with their own lunch room and are supervised at all times.

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Our birthday parties are perfect for the horse enthusiast in your life! Includes a one hour riding session (allow 1½ hours at the Centre) for up to 6 children 5 to 12 years of age.

Extras are available – please call us on (08) 8389 2388 to find out more.

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Available 5 days a week Wednesday to Sunday (min. 2 riders).

Riding Lessons (60 min) $90

Cross Country Lessons (60 min) $90


          Introduction to Horse Riding Lessons (5 – 11 years of age).

Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4 (60 min) $80

Helmet Hire $3


Children and adults available  Wednesday and Friday, maximum 2 riders $90


Full day – morning and afternoon riding session plus horse care sessions throughout the day.

 10am – 5pm $160

Full Day Helmet Hire $5

Bookings & Enquiries

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For safety reasons we do not take bookings via email as we prefer to discuss your individual requirements over the telephone to ensure you have a safe and pleasurable riding experience.

To make a booking or enquiry please phone (08) 8389 2388 during office hours Wednesday to Sunday 10am – 5:30pm.


Please download the Wavier Form and bring it along on the day.


We do not cancel – we have facilities to cope. As we are situated in the Adelaide Hills we can be 4 to 5 degrees cooler than the predicted temperature for the day.

It is up to the rider to decide if they wish to ride however we do require a minimum of 24 hours’ notice of cancellation to give us the opportunity to rebook your spot. We have a tape machine on the telephone after hours which allows riders to notify us 24/7.

Where to find us

Templewood is located approx. 45 minutes from the CBD. North East Road will take you the entire way from the city up into the Adelaide foothills. Millbrook Road is on the left just 4km past the Inglewood Hotel. Once on Millbrook Road, Templewood is the first property on the left ½ km down Millbrook Road and it shares the same driveway as Templewood House (formerly Tally Ho Lodge).

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Trish & Michael Kalleske
49 Millbrook Road, Inglewood SA 5133
PO Box 4, Inglewood SA  5133

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