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What's New

2018

15 November

Due to high demand on beginners plus lessons we will now be putting on an additional Begginers plus class on a Sunday at 1pm.

7 November

Winter Dressage in aid of Edinburgh March Riding Association on 24th November. Very relaxed atmosphere. Ideal for everyone to have their first go at dressage.

8 October

Added dates of flat work and jumping lessons.

7 October

Fun Jumping Show in aid of Edinburgh March Riding Association on 27 October.

13 September

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches spectator vantage points on Sunday 16 September.

11 September

Show Jumping clinic with David Harland at Tower Farm Rinding Stables on Monday 17 September at 9am. Private or shared spaces available for all abilities and stages of training. Working with those wanting to improve confidence over poles on the ground, developing straightness, rhythm and control to those wanting to up their game in the ring and reach their next goal. Text Caroline Timmins on 0780 128 1757 to book a space.

17 August

Two lucky primary school children could be in with a chance to ride up the Royal Mile on horse back, as part of the Edinburgh Riding of the Marches on Sunday 16 September 2018. See details.

15 August

Job vacancy for a person to cover weekend mornings doing general duties. Position now filled.

5 August

Our very popular freelance instructor Belinda Northcott is running British Horse Society Essential Horse Knowledge Course Entry Level & Level One on Monday nights at Drum RDA. See details.

3 August

2 August

David Harland Show Jumping clinic on 7 August for privately owned horses. To book contact Caroline on 07801281757.

5 July

28 June

Added the schedule of Summer Fun Show Jumping for all in July.

27 June

Own a Pony Days additional dates.

24 June

David Harland Show Jumping Clinic at Tower Farm on the 2 July. To book contact Caroline on 0780 128 1757 or message. See details of the event on facebook.

31 May

Prices have been updated.

18 May

Notice: Group lessons / rides will be 31 from 1 June 2018. If you buy a sheet of 10 before 1 June 2018, you will get 11 lessons for 300 - 27.27 per session. Maximum 2 per person, valid for 12 months).

Occasionally we offer a buy 4 lessons at a reduced cost to use within 6 weeks to reward our loyal customers. Please look out for these offers being available.

Please refer to pricelist for other revised prices.

22 April

Own a Pony Days Summer 2018 dates & details.

11 April

Job vacancies: Tower farm is looking for an instructor to cover Sunday mornings. Individual should be keen to help clients progress in relaxed fun lessons. Previous experience with riding school preferable.

We are also looking for a new person to join our team working as either full time or part time. Previous experience essential. Positions are now filled.

2 April

30 March

Horseback archery introduction on 21 April between 4pm and 7pm. You and your horse can have a try at mounted archery with ground training in archery first, then bringing your horse for a gentle introduction to bows, arrows and shooting. Indoor arena. 20 fee + 20 for trial membership of BHAA. Contact at elma@bhaa.org.uk for details and to book a place.

29 March

Job vacancy: full time position or people working job share. Position includes all yard duties, taking out rides and low level instruction. Position now filled.

17 March

Intermediate+ group lesson with Caroline Buckle BHS II:

From Wednesday 11 April there will be an Intermediate+ group lesson each week at 12pm with Caroline Buckle BHS II. This group will alternate between flat work and jumping week to week. April 11th will be a jump session. The jump sessions will cover, course riding, grid work, pole work, related distance, angles. The flat work will cover rider position and horse way of going, lots of exercises including lateral work.

Price 30

Students 25

Own horse 22

Liveries 14

All bookings must be made in office.

9 February

Own a pony days Easter 2018.

8 February

Added the schedule of Fun Show Jumping for all in April.

31 January

Special Offer:

Purchases to be made by 17 February
to be used within 6 weeks from date of purchase: terms and conditions

4 x 1 hour Group lessons/rides for 105 (saving of 15)

4 x 1/2 hour Individual sessions for 100 (saving of 10)

4 x 3/4 hour Individual sessions for 125 (saving of 11)

4 x 1 hour Restricted lessons/Rides for 120 (saving of 8)

24 January

We added a dedicated email address for booking enquiries.

19 January

Common rides dates and prices for 2018 added.

8 January

Added the schedule of Fun Show Jumping for all in February.

2017

13 December

Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th December, we are going to be running just 2 hours evening lessons. If you were originally booked for 8.15pm, please call 0131 664 3375 to confirm. You can come along at 7.15pm. Rosettes for all on the night.

Many thanks.

11 December

Added Tower Farm Festive Opening Hours.

9 December

Added the schedule of Christmas Charity Jumping Show for Adults and Children at Tower Farm.

25 November

Looking for Christmas gift ideas for your loved ones? Tower Farm gift vouchers are available. Great Christmas presents for anybody over 18 months. Vouchers can be redeemed for pony rides/ lessons/ ride outs/ and any other services we offer.

Dakota Equestrian offers Tower Farm hoodies, jackets, polo shirts and many other items make great Christmas pressies for any age.

8 November

Until 16/11/17, please may we ask all vehicles are parked on the street as the car park has 42 temporary stables erected. Film horses (and animals) will be staying with us whilst they are filming at Craigmiller Castle.

Please do not leave valuables in your car. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

7 November

Job Vacancy Full time: Tower farm is looking for a reliable, hard working and enthustic person to join their team. Position now filled.

1 November

We no longer run Monday night lessons.

29 September

New leasing terms & conditions and contract added.

15 September

These are the timings for people wishing to view Edinburgh Riding of the Marches on Sunday 17th September.

14 September

New student deal / discounts added. See details.

4 September

New Helpers page added.

9 August

New livery prices.

7 August

5 of our grey boys were used by the army for a 'Scots Grey's' performance in Killiecrankie.

12 July

Patric Print pole work clinic in August.

8 July

We are working alongside Harry Hall to offer you the opportunity to join their One Club. There are many leading brands offering 30% discount. Member benefits include personal accident and public liability insurance. If you would like to become a member, please mention Tower Farm. After 5 people join up, we go into a raffle to win some great prizes which would benefit the yard. Click here.

6 July

Monarch and Osiris stood on guard at Leuchars.

16 June

Open demo night with Patrick Print on 29 June.

3 June

Schedule of SJ and dressage lessons with Caroline Buckle added.

1 June

Summer Fun Show Jumping for all in August. First 3 classes will have a lower height option.

25 May

Own a pony days summer 2017.

30 March

New prices for lessons and rides from 1 April 2017.

16 March

Please be advised Group lessons/rides will be 30 from 1 April 2017. (If you buy a sheet of 10 before 1 April, you will get 11 lessons for 290 - 26.40 per session. Maximum 1 sheet per person.)

Our new booking and cancellation policies are: any person booking 2 or more clients will be asked to pay 50% at time of booking - only refundable if cancellations more than 48 hours before. All other cancellations within 48 hours will be charged a 10 service charge as horses/arenas and instructors have been allocated.

9 March

Additional date for Own a pony days.

19 February

Common rides dates and prices for 2017 added.

18 February

Own a pony days in Easter.

17 February

Job Vacancy Part time. Tower farm is looking for a reliable, hard working and enthustic person to join their team. Position now filled.

16 February

Added Pony Parties page.

26 January

Patrick Print Pole work clinic in March (for privately owned horses) We are very pleased to be able to offer a number of clinics in coming months with Patrick Print OBE FBHS. Patrick has numerous years experience in many equestrian disciplines. He offers lessons from novice to international standard.

25 January

Easter Fun SJ. Fun SJ show with options for novice/nervous/first timers. We will have a mini clear round and then a lower height option for class 1. Help available to gain confidence, rules explained on the day. Perfect opportunity to try out a sj competition in a relaxed enviroment. Rosettes for everyone.

18 January

Karon Carson Flat work clinic in March (for privately owned horses).

2016

8 December

Added Tower Farm Festive Opening Hours.

11 November

Looking for Christmas gift ideas for your loved ones? Tower Farm gift vouchers are available, great Christmas presents for anybody over 18 months. Dakota Equestrian offers Tower Farm hoodies, jackets, polo shirts and many other items make great Christmas pressies for any age.

10 November

Added Tower Farm Festive Fun SJ schedule in December.

4 October

Added FAQs page.

21 September

Added a new Tower Farm Merchandise page. Featuring hoodies, jackets, shirts, etc.

18 September

Tower Farm is looking for part-time staff. Position has now been filled. Thanks for your interest.

17 September

Added schedule of Tower Farm jumping nights between October and December.

14 September

22 August

Maintenance person required for full-time post. Position has now been filled. Thanks for your interest.

11 August

Barney, Monarch, Arnold and Osiris have been performing at the Royal Edinburgh Tattoo. They were called up last minute as the horses hired in hadn't settled. We have been incredibly proud of the way they have coped with guns, fireworks, marching bands etc.

The Household Cavalary are stabling 4 of the the Queen's grey horses and the drum horse 'Mercury' with us at present.

'Mercury' the drum horse from the Household Cavalary at Tower Farm

28 June

New livery prices from 1 July 2016.

5 June

Summer Fun Show Jumping for all in July schedule added.

4 June

We are running additional introductory sessions during school holidays. Booking essential. View dates & details.

31 May

New prices for lessons and rides from 1 June 2016.

20 May

By popular request, Tower Farm hoodies and polo shirts are available for order. Deadline 27 June.

20 May

Own a pony days in summer.

8 May

Notice: Group lessons / rides will be 29 from 1st June 2016. If you buy a sheet of 10 before 1/6/16, you will get 11 lessons for 280 - 25.46 per session).

21 April

Due to an increase in demand we are putting on additional lessons on Monday evenings from 2 May. All lessons are for 14 years old plus (Adult):
6.30pm for Beginners Plus
7.30pm for Begginners
Please call 0131 664 3375 to book.

29 March

Beach ride going out Friday 1st April. Leaving the stables 9am. Please phone for any enquiries and bookings.

18 March

Minor change of tmetable: Braids Rides are now at 10.40am and 3.00pm and Treks at 11.50am and 3.00om on Saturdays.

4 March

Karon Carson Clinics spring / summer 2016.

3 March

Own a pony days in April.

2 March

Easter Fun SJ competition in April added.

1 March

Show Jumping / WH schooling practice night in March added.

17 February

Job vacancy: Tower Farm is recruiting for a full time position. Candidates must be able to teach / take out rides, plait, clip and carry our all stable duties. If you are interested, please apply CV to

10 February

Details of Andrew Hamilton Show Jumping lessons added.

24 January

Common rides dates and prices for 2016 added.

12 January

Tower Farm is looking for a full time member of staff (or 2 part time) to join our team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable person to undertake yard duties and hopefully do some teaching/taking out rides.

8 January

Added schedule of TF Show Jumping Nights January - May 2016.

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