The Ponderosa Equestrian Center is run by the Lim A Po Family and caters to all levels of equestrian sport. There are various riding rings for dressage and show jumping including an International sized 3200 meters facility.
Guest riders are welcome! If you are not easily distracted by the sound of the Amazon parrots flying overhead you can enjoy riding at almost anytime.
The ranch has a strong breeding program emphasizing the world famous Dutch dressage and show jumping breed, KWPN. Every year foals are sired by stallions of the KWPN origin and Shetland Pony stallions. The ranch provides the opportunity to mate private horses by appointment.
The Ponderosa Equestrian Center provides lessons in dressage and show jumping. Membership for pony riders from age 3 and equestrian riders from age 7 and up.
Instructors give lessons in:
English – 7 years
Jumping lessons – beginner riders up to level M (120cm)
Private dressage lessons – beginners and advanced riders
Pony – walk class
Jumping lessons – children with sufficient dressage riding experience
Dressage pony: Monday through Friday between 16.00u – 19.00u
Dressage horse: Monday through Friday between 16.00u – 19.00u
Jumping lessons: Thursday afternoon from 16.00u for beginners and Saturday afternoon for Level A and higher
Ponderosa Equestrian Center also leases their horses. For rates please contact Mrs. Loes at 597-8674942
Dressage competition are held about 4 times a year for Level A through Level M
Monthly internal jumping competitions.
Invitational competitions a couple times per year, whereby riders from other clubs participate.
Yearly on December 28th and 29th, the International Jumping Tournament with participants from guest countries French Guyana, Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Our riders have the opportunity to qualify for a number of overseas show-jumping tournaments.
Agility competitions are held annually.
The riders showcase their talents on/with a horse.
Yearly, riders camp in tents and hammocks with horses either outside the city or on the Ponderosa terrain.
Ponderosa offers the clubhouse for rent on Sundays as a venue for pony birthday parties. Two ponies and a horse are provided to give rides to guests.