akarta offers some great opportunities to explore and enjoy this magnificent sport.
Horseback riding in the city? You’d be surprised! Whether you are a seasoned rider or someone who is just developing an interest in horseback riding, Jakarta offers some great opportunities to explore and enjoy this magnificent sport.
Anantya Riding Club
From pony rides to dressage, cross-country and show-jumping, Anantya offers it all and is reasonably priced. The instructors are experienced and equipment is available for rent or purchase. The facilities are great with showers, change rooms, and a beautiful lawn with swings. Pack a picnic basket and blanket and eat al fresco after a morning of riding. The club also organises rides to Jagorawi Golf and Country Club and Nusantara Polo Club, a truly unique experience!
Anantya Riding Club, Jl. Caringin Rt 4 Rw 4, Desa Karanggan, Kec. Gunung Putri. Bogor 16961, Indonesia, p. +62 2186862450. Open Tue-Sun 730am-5pm.
Arthayasa Stables and Country Club
Comes highly recommended by experienced equestrians. Located on 14 hectares of beautiful grounds, with a comfy sitting area, Arthayasa has plenty of classes on offer for all levels and ages (minimum age requirement is 4). Arthayasa also hosts competitions on a regular basis, so feel free to come along and cheer on your favorite team.
Arthayasa Stables and Country Club, Blok Tengki, Desa Grogol, Kecamatan Limo-Cinere, Depok 16512. Indonesia, p. +62 021 7547024/5. Open Tue-Sun 8am-5pm. Horses and ponies rest from 12-2pm.
Nusantara Polo Club
If you’re interested in a game of hockey on horseback a.k.a polo, then head to the Polo club, which is located 3 minutes away from the Jagorawi Golf and Country Club. The club is very well managed and also welcomes anyone with a passion for riding and horsemanship. Horses and experienced instructors are mostly from Argentina.
Nusantara Polo Club, From Jakarta exit toll Jagorawi KM 24, Karanggan, Jagorawi Golf and Country Club, Indonesia, p. +62 709-1-POLO (7656). By appointment only.
Trijaya Equestrian Centre
An equestrian club and horse riding school for all age groups. Pony rides are also offered for the little ones.
Trijaya Equestrian Centre, Jl. Trijaya No. 23 Haji Montong, Ciganjur, Jakarta, p. +62 7863063. Open Tue-Sun 6am-6pm.
Our tip: Make sure you call and book in advance. Arrive 15 minutes before your lesson so you can spend a bit of time getting to know your horse.
Top image: Arthayasa Stables and Country Club