Frequently asked questions
Q. Do you have any age restrictions?
We welcome riders over the age of 8 years.
Q: Do I need to bring my own riding hat?
Hats are available to hire at a small cost of £2 per ride, however we do advice that you purchase your own hat should you intend to ride regularly.
Q: What clothing should I wear?
Hat: A riding hat may be hired from us but you're welcome to use your own hat, if it meets the current standard.
Footwear: We do not provide riding boots and recommend that you wear a boot with a small heel and smooth sole.
Not open toed sandles or shoes/boots with heavy tread. I.E walking boots / wellies. These may get stuck in the stirrup. Or boots with a zip on the inside which may hurt the horses or damage the saddle.
Clothing: Full length trousers are required for horse riding. Long sleeved tops are advisable but not essential during hot weather. Waterproof coat in case of rain.
Q: Do I need to be an experienced rider to join a hack?
No we take beginner riders too but the more information we have about you i.e height, weight and level of fitness, allows us to partner you with a suitable horse.
Q: Are you open all year round and in all weather conditions?
Yes we are open all year round.
Q: What are your criteria for accepting riders?
Riders must be:
Over the age of 8 years.
Must not be intoxicated with any illegal substance or legal highs
Must wear a hat* and clothing appropriate for horse riding
Must not show any aggression towards our horses
*riders may wear their own hat if to current standard or hire one from us at £2 per ride.
Q: Do you offer gift vouchers?
Yes! If you would like to give a horse lover a great gift, we offer gift vouchers for all or part of the experience. These also enable you to pay for horse riding in advance.
Please contact us for further details..
Q:What are your opening hours?
We are open between Tuesday and Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.
To avoid disappointment, we strongly recommend that you contact us prior to visiting, as we are usually booked in advance, particularly in the summer season.
Q: Do you have a weight restriction?
Yes for the welfare of my horses' backs, 12.7 stone / 80 kg, fully clothed.