Pony riding in KL

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I have always had a soft spot for horses, and there have been times in my life that I have been severely bitten by the horse bug. I have always though that horse riding is an excellent hobby that teaches kids compassion, responsibility and respect towards animals. There is just something magical about these creatures! So I was pleased when my youngest changed her approach to ponies from “panicked” to “very eager”.

HGKL riding

The easiest place to try it out is at Mont Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort, where pony rides for kids are available every Sunday morning 9-10. 15 RM for a couple of laps around the school feels pretty steep, but the smile on their face is priceless, really!

pony riding in KL

A much more affordable option is the DBKL-operated stable at Titiwangsa park, open on weekends, public holidays and school holidays in the morning and again in the afternoon. Rides there are only 1 RM – 1,50 RM/lap, depending on the kids’ age. They also do carriage rides.

HGKL pony rides in KL

pony ride

There are other places to ride in and around KL, that we are yet to try. If you have tried any of these, we’d love some recommendations – especially on places that are serious about welfare of the horses!

Selangor Turf Club
Royal Selangor Polo Club
3Q Equestrian Centre
Denai Alam Recreational and Riding Club
Taman EquestrianPutrajaya and on Facebook
Colmar Tropical in Bukit Tinggi

Riding for the disabled operates on different riding schools and accepts volunteers.


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