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East Devon Riding Academy

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Amazing Riding school

I can highly recommend riding here, as I ride here a regularly. The horses , and ponies are well... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Jazz T
via mobile
Childrens pony morning

I highly recommend the childrens pony morning , my eight year old loved it , the children are shown... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
935donnar
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8 Nov 2017
“Amazing Riding school ”
26 Oct 2017
“Booking fiasco...a word of warning”
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We are a small riding centre between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis offering high quality horse riding lessons for adults and children from 2 years of age. Our high standards encourage correct learning, with safety as a priority, whilst still providing...more
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Branscombe, England
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+44 7771 903220
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I can highly recommend riding here, as I ride here a regularly. The horses , and ponies are well looked after, and live out in herds. Natalie uses positive reinforcement, and doesn't believe in using forceful ways to make a horse ride faster. No whips...More

Thank Jazz T
Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you so much for writing us a lovely review. We are really pleased that you rate us so highly and appreciate you taking the time to share your views with others! It is great to hear your thoughts. Thanks again and we look forward...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Our 4 year old was so excited about joining the East Devon Riding Academy for one of their highly rated pony mornings. Unfortunately, the morning before she was due to go, she woke up covered in chicken pox. We instantly phoned the Academy to let...More

1  Thank Tonytakesatrip
Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Tony, Thank you very much for writing us a review, it gives us the welcome opportunity to publicly give our side of the story. Our terms of booking are clearly published on our online booking system. It is stated twice before proceeding to payment...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the childrens pony morning , my eight year old loved it , the children are shown how to look after the horses as well as riding and also play fun games , the staff are lovely and helpful , a great place...More

Thank 935donnar
Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. It is great that you would highly recommend us to others, we are really pleased! Thank you for choosing East Devon Riding Academy and...More

Reviewed 19 May 2016

My son wanted to try horse riding and we couldn't have had a better place to do it. Natalie is very kind and patient and encouraging. He hasn't continued but that's not down to the academy - if he was going to carry on we...More

Thank Rebecca R
Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, it is much appreciated. We are really pleased that we provided you with the positive experience that we strive for and that you would happily recommend us. Thanks again!

Reviewed 13 December 2015

My son loves riding at the pony mornings, the play group is great fun and teaches them a lot about looking after the horse and at the end he gets to have a 15 minute lesson which he really enjoys (he is 3 and a...More

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Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you very much for writing a review about your rnjouable experience with East Devon Riding Academy, we appreciate you sharing your thoughts and you taking the time to write a review. Thanks again!

Reviewed 13 August 2015

My daughter had an amazing pony morning here during our summer holiday. She has not stopped talking about it since she has been. Morning runs from 10 - 1pm and a bargain is you don't have to stay with your child! My daughter who is...More

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Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2015

We are all really pleased to have received such a great review, thank you! It is important to us that the children enjoy our pony mornings and learn too and so we are really pleased that we achieved this for your daughter and you took...More

Reviewed 3 August 2015

Our children (age 6 and 9) loved their recent pony morning. It was really well organised, excellent information in advance and the staff were kind, helpful and made the event exciting. Sadly we don't live in the area but my son and daughter are really...More

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Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2015

Thank you very much for writing us such a lovely review, much appreciated. We are really pleased that we helped make your holiday enjoyable and we would love to welcome you back again next year!

Reviewed 25 July 2015

My daughter aged 10 is horse mad and attended one of Natalie's Pony Mornings this week. Natalie and the team gave her such confidence and she has not stopped talking about it since. Would highly recommend. Lovely location and had complete confidence in leaving my...More

1  Thank lindasymes
Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2015

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are really pleased that your daughter enjoyed her time with us and that you were both so happy with your experience here. We are grateful to you for taking the time to write us a review....More

Reviewed 23 July 2015

We had some very happy children after they attended the pony morning here. They learned so much and were obviously taught in a very fun way as the kids haven't stopped talking about the ponies, the teachers and the games they played to learn about...More

2  Thank lemonbutter50
Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2015

Thank you very much for your lovely comments and we appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your positive experience.

Reviewed 22 April 2015

I used to ride as a child and had my own pony but have had a break for several years and wanted to get back into it. After phoning a few riding schools I booked a lesson at East Devon Riding Academy because I liked...More

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Natalie B, Owner at East Devon Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2015

Thank you for choosing us to help you get back in to your hobby and for writing such a lovely review. We appreciate you sharing your thoughts of your experience and I am pleased that you rate us so highly. We look forward to continuing...More

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