Stepney Bank Stables

Stepney Bank Stables — Gallop and Grow

Four Year 6 pupils have been fortunate enough to visit Stepney Bank Stables as part of a Gallop and Grow scheme. The children have been learning about how to look after horses and having some horse riding lessons.

Here is a diary extract from one of the children after his session at the stables.


Our first day at Stepney Bank Stables

Dear Diary,

We went on the bus and there were children  from two other schools (Hawthorn and 

First, we put on our helmets and boots and met our horses and leaders. My horse was called Sparkle and she was fantastic.

Then we started trotting on the horse. I was scared but it was amazing.

The next thing we did was brush the horse. We also massaged it.