Riding and pony clubs

Adelaide Plains Equestrian Club

The Adelaide Plains Equestrian Club (APEC) is a not for profit club established by a group of local horse enthusiasts who want to create a multi-discipline club to provide a benefit to horse owners, riders and social enthusiasts. The main goal of this club is to create a friendly, relaxed environment to encourage all members to participate in enjoyable & safe horse riding, ownership and other equine related social or educational pursuits. Visit Facebook.

Morphett Vale Riding Club

A friendly & fun group of people who all have the same interests. Sunday Mornings 9am – 2pm. We have instruction days (flatwork, jumping and novelties), Gymkhanas, Handy Horse, Fancy Dress, Beach Rides, Forest Rides, Open Shows, Combined Training Days and Dressage Competitions. Visit Facebook.

Mount Barker Adult Riding Club

MBARC holds regular riding rallies (usually once a month) at selected venues within the Adelaide Hills. MBARC is a social riding environment for adults of all ages (above 18). We also ensure a safe learning environment. We schedule reputable instructors who specialize in various disciplines of riding  – primarily dressage and jumping – and at an affordable cost to members. All levels of riders are welcome at MBARC – from beginners to advanced.  Visit Facebook.

Murray Bridge Riding Club

Murray Bridge Riding Club provides a range of horse riding activities, quality instruction and social activites including monthly rallys, Dressage Days, Showjumping, Gymkhanas, Cross Country training and various other activities.

We cater for all ages and abilities, from 'joeys' to adult riders and experienced riders alike.


Paracombe Pony & Equestrian Club

Promote teaching sound, well balanced horse handling skill.Encourage safe riding for both horse and rider. Offer a wide range of teaching skills to encourage all ages and experience levels. Facilities include full size dressage arena and cross country course Visit Facebook. Photo Nicola Sharp.

Pegasus Pony Club

Pegasus Pony Club is the longest running pony club in South Australia, with its 50th anniversary being in 2003. Located in Golden Grove, Pegasus Pony Club welcomes riding and social members of all ages.  Visit Facebook.

Pony Club Association of South Australia

The aims of Pony Club is to encourage young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sports connected with horses and riding. -To provide instruction in riding and horsemanship and to instil in members the proper care of their animals. -To promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty, thereby cultivating strength of character and self discipline in the members. Visit Facebook Photo. Kylie Weltman

Riding for the Disabled Assoc. of Australia

RDA Centres provide suitable horses, trained volunteer helpers, accredited RDA coaches, riding and safety equipment to run a range of equestrian activities including structured riding classes, recreational horse riding, hippotherapy, mounted games/competitive riding, vaulting, carriage driving, dressage, & equestrian camps.  Visit Facebook page.

Southern Hills Pony Club

Southern Hills Pony Club is situated in the vibrant historical township of Willunga on Railway Terrace. Our club is full of friendly and fun families. Our facilities include all an weather arena, enclosed pony paddock area, large open grass area for showjumping, and equipment for practising all disciplines, ample day yards for horses and ponies and our large clubrooms. Visit Facebook

Western Districts Riding Club

Western Districts Riding Club was founded in the 1950s and is the oldest riding club in South Australia. WDRC caters for riders of all ages and abilities and has in-house Accredited Instructors to assist members to increase their riding and horsemanship knowledge and skills. Families will enjoy the friendly social atmosphere of the club. The club meets at Trinity College Equestrian Grounds, Gawler. Visit Facebook.

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Social riding with hounds

Social riding with hounds

Adelaide Hunt Club



Southern Vales Dressage Club, Aldinga. Photo PYT Equine Photography

Endurance riding

Endurance riding

Northern Adelaide beaches Photo Shirley Ellis

Victor Harbor, South Australia Horse drawn tram

Horse industry

Horse industry

Trail riding

Trail riding

Gawler Trail Horse Riders Club. Beltana Station, Flinders Ranges. Photo: Tamara Godfrey

Events, shows, festivals

Events, shows, festivals

Australian International Three Day Event



The Kidman Trail, McLaren Vale Photo: Michael Mullen

Thoroughbred racing

Thoroughbred racing

Port Lincoln Racecourse Photo: M.Coles


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