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What's New

2017

9 August

New livery prices from 1 June 2017.

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. Please apply with CV to

8 January

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

2015

24 December

New prices for lessons and rides from 1 January 2016.

22 December

New Saturday timetable will come into effect from 3 January 2016. There are new start times for the morning lessons.

21 December

Festive fun with the staff / helpers / liveries and small people.

Festive fun with the staff/helpers/liveries and small people. Arnold was a great Rudolph, loved getting cuddles from everyone.

Posted by Tower Farm Riding Stables on Sunday, 20 December 2015

13 December

Hoodies have arrived. Please collect from office if you placed an order.

26 November

Hat Standards Jan 2016

Please can all clients be aware that from January 2016 any hat that is only stamped to BSEN1384 will be no longer be regulation.

All hats being worn at Tower Farm by staff/liveries/clients/competitors must be to 2016 standards.

The following will be acceptable with British Kitemark:

PAS015

VG-1

ASTM F1163

SNELL E2001

Please check your hat now and replace before January if not up to standard.

Please be aware of hats for ‘sale’ prices as these might be out of standard.

13 November

Tower Farm Hooded Sweatshirts Great Christmas pressie for any age:

Great x mas pressie for any age. Please put order in a sealed envelope with name, number and normal lesson at tower...

Posted by Tower Farm Riding Stables on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

7 October

Special October Offer:

Special 6 Week Offer from 19 - 31 October 2015:

Great as a starter package or for weekly riders.

Most lessons in indoor arena.

5 x 1 hour Group lessons/Rides for £110 (for any standard)

5 x 1/2 hour Individual sessions for £110 (Mon - Fri 10am-4.30pm)

5 x 3/4 hour Individual sessions for £135 (Mon - Fri 10am-4.15pm)

Please note that all individual sessions are with junior instructor. It is not valid for senior instructor or freelance sessions.

Sessions to be taken over a 6 week period, suitable for any age or standard over 5 years old. You may use them as quickly as you wish.

6 weeks start from date of purchase. Sessions not used will be forfeid.

Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts.

48 hours notice must be given for cancellation or change of booking or session will be forfeid.

6 October

Added Tower Farm Festive Fun SJ schedule.

28 September

Great October Offer: Looking for something fun, active and educational to do with the kids during October? We are running special introductory session offer for children 5yr+ for just £15 (normally £27.50) for October only. Adults welcome. Booking essential.
View dates & details.

26 September

New photos added on Horses at Tower Farm gallery.

Added Jumping at Tower Farm gallery page.

24 September

Added photos of 2015 Edinburgh Riding of the Marches.

A new photo on Own a pony day page.

12 September

Added schedule of TF Show Jumping Nights September - December 2015.

02 September

Own a pony days in October.

21 August

All at Tower Farm are incredibly proud and pleased for Eve Carlin our duty manager on receiving the George Tait Memorial...

Posted by Tower Farm Riding Stables on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

10 August

Some pictures from recent own a pony day. Places are still available. Click here for details.

Some pictures from recent own a pony day, still other dates available, please phone 0131 664 3375 for information.

Posted by Tower Farm Riding Stables on Wednesday, 5 August 2015

9 August

2 hour ride on 13 August at 11am. Experienced riders only. Please book with office. 0131 664 3375. £48.

29 July

Tower Farm was featured on The Fountainbridge Show on STV (starts at 5.22) on 27 July. 5 days left to watch.

Hope some of clients managed to catch the feature about tower farm on tonight's fountainbridge show. If you missed it, I presume you will be able to get on stv player. A few pictures used, for the programme.

Posted by Tower Farm Riding Stables on Monday, 27 July 2015

17 July

Tower Farm hosted training and examination for the BHS Riding and Road safety Exam on July 16th 2015. All 11 candidates were successful, Eve Korotkich, Abbie McDowall, Mis Andrews, McGlynn, Monika Sbetikate, Jessica Hogarth, Joanne Hogarth, Racheal Robertson, Tom MsManus, Eilidh Hume, Alision Blake and Alexa Ekin. Training was provided by Caroline Buckle BHSII and examined by D Mathie and J Cramb.

14 July

Due to low numbers we are going to cancel the Monday sessions from 27th July.

27 June

Added schedule of Tower Farm Show Jumping Nights July-October 2015.

26 June

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

26 May

ABRS Fun Mornings Summer 2015.

25 May

Own a pony days Summer 2015.

11 May

BHS Riding and Road Safety Exam in July. See details.

10 May

Wonderful photos at Tower Farm, courtesy of Delsim Photographic.

9 May

Job vacancy:Maintenance person required for job share. See details.

7 May

Filming with the CBBC team for the upcoming Junior Vets show in April! We will let you know when its on.

Busy day at the tower farm.

Posted by Tower Farm Riding Stables on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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19 March

Due to demand and our Tuesday and Wednesday lessons being busy, we are now going to be offering Monday night lessons from 20 April:

7.15pm Beginners+

8.15pm Intermediate

They will operate the same as other sessions alternate weeks flat and jumping. The session will be taken by Belinda Northcott BHSAI. Booking now being taken.

18 March

Looking for something fun, active and educational to do with the kids this Easter? We are running special introductory session offer for children 5yr+ for just £20 (normally £27.50). Adults welcome. Booking essential.
View dates & details.

10 March

All job vacancies have now been filled. Thanks for your interest.

1 March

This year's BHS Road Safety Exam is postponed until the summer holiday. The new date will be announced here when it is known.

25 February

Tower Farm is looking to recruit employees on a part time basis for stable duties. Click here for details.

14 February

Easter Fun Show Jumping in April added.

12 February

Own a pony days Easter 2015.

11 February

Riding and Road Safety exam at Tower Farm added.

31 January

Common rides dates and prices for 2015 added.

21 January

Event Calender updated.

15 January

Added schedule of Tower Farm show jumping competition nights 2015.

14 January

Special 6 week offer:

Special 6 Week Offer 2015 from 13 January - 8 February:

Great as a starter package or for weekly riders.

Most lessons in indoor arena.

5 x 1 hour Group lessons/Rides for £110 (for any standard)

5 x 1/2 hour Individual sessions for £110 (Mon - Fri 10am-4.30pm)

5 x 3/4 hour Individual sessions for £135 (Mon - Fri 10am-4.15pm)

Please note that all individual sessions are with junior instructor. It is not valid for senior instructor or freelance sessions.

Sessions to be taken over a 6 week period, suitable for any age or standard over 5 years old. You may use them as quickly as you wish.

6 weeks start from date of purchase. Sessions not used will be forfeid.

Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts.

48 hours notice must be given for cancellation or change of booking or session will be forfeid.

2014

1 December

Looking for Christmas gift ideas for your loved one? Tower Farm gift vouchers available, great Xmas pressie for anybody over 18 month.

13 November

Schedule of Festive Show Jumping Competition in December added.

31 October

Special 6 week offer.

26 October

Minor changes to the conditions of livery.

29 September

New Saturday timetable will come into effect from Saturday 4 October. Beginners Plus lesson will be on 10am and on 1pm.

11 September

Updated shoeing prices for full/grass liveries.

10 September

Minor change of timetable: due to demand for morning lessons 1pm on Saturdays will become Beginners Plus from 4th October. We will not be running the 4pm beginners plus lesson.

Liveries will have access to the indoor arena until 10am and after 4pm on a Saturday.

17 August

Event Calender updated.

16 August

Next Show Jumping Schooling Night is on 28 August.

15 August

Added Winter 2014 SJ competition & schooling schedule. Please note that we will no longer running a points series. There will be prizes awarded on the night to the rider that has accumulated the most points riding a hired horse and also the rider on the their own horse.

14 July

Tower Farm leases out many of their fantastic horses. Leasing is a great way of experiencing a lot of time with a horse / pony but without the added worry of any vet bills, horse insurance, shoeing, worming and all the other finical implications. If you are interested, please speak to a member of staff. See terms & conditions.

4 July

Would you like to gain some knowledge and understanding of how to look after and handle a horse? Horse Ownership Certificate Course Level 1 will be starting at Tower Farm from 21st August. It is primarily aimed at first time horse owners, parents of horse owners or potential owners but is for anyone interested in the care and welfare of horses. Click here for details.

3 July

Added the details of Show Juming Schooling / Practice Night in July.

1 July

Pictures from Show Juming Practice Night on 26 June. Check our Facebook page for more pictures. Next date 24 July.

26 June

Fancy trying some mounted games? Louise Chroley, a memmber of the Scottish MGA team will be coming to Tower Farm in July. See details.

21 June

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

20 June

Show jumping training with Caroline Buckle for people on own horse or hired.

19 June

Added Tower Farm booking and cancellation policy from 1 July 2014.

17 June

New common ride booking form. No rider to be intoxicated. We reserve the right to ask you to dismount if there are any concerns. No refund will be given in that case.

10 June

Schedule of Indoor Dressge in July added. Ideal for all, especially novice horses/riders. Brilliant way for clients to sample entry level competition.

9 June

Minimum spend for card payment has been reduced to £10.

28 May

Own a Pony Days: small changes to previous advertised dates. See dates.

27 May

Added Own a Pony Days summer 2014 dates.

23 May

Tower Farm is going to arrange a very informal show jumping practice night on Thursday 26th June at 6.30pm. It will be ideal for all. The lower height will have fillers to the side for the younger/novice horses.

22 May

New livery prices for summer grass. All summer grass liveries are allocated a box with 'day' bed of straw.

12 May

Karon Carson lecture/demo at Tower Farm - amazing night and really inspiring.

11 May

Pony Parties: we offer packages to suit any age of children at 2pm on Saturdays. Popular package are:

1/2 hour ride & 1/2 hour groom (minimum of 6 children)
£15 per child for less than 10 children
£13.50 per child for 10 or more children

1 hour riding (minimun of 6 children)
£20 per child

Please phone to enquire.We have picnic benches and a port cabin so you are welcome to bring a cake for after, or the Braid Hills Coffee Shop (only 1 min walk) can offer a sit down birthday celebration with birthday boxes.

24 April

Schedule for Tower Farm Summer Points show jumping.

18 April

Added article about Edinburgh Riding of the Marches 2014.

4 April

Added the details of Fun Jumping Show in aid of Edinburgh March Riding Association ltd in April.

3 April

Karon Carson Lecture/Demo at Tower Farm in May - truly inspirational for everyone from grassroots to affiliated riders. See details.

27 March

Looking for something fun, active and educational to do with the kids this Easter? We are running additional introductory sessions for children 5yr+ for just £15 (normally £27.50). You will also receive a £5 voucher to redeem at your first lesson/ride. Booking essential. View dates & details.

22 March

Minor change of timetable: as of 29 March Saturday 4pm lesson will be Beginner+.

11 March

Schedule of Indoor Dressge in April added. Ideal for all, especially novice horses/riders. Brilliant way for clients to sample entry level competition.

Photos from February Indoor Dressage competition at Tower Farm.