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Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking

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Edinburgh EH10 7DS, Scotland
+44 7582 834171
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Hard to contact, but worth it!

Although booking this trek is somewhat of a challenge for overseas visitors, it is well worth the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue W
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Noblesville, Indiana
horrible time booking

I have tried to book this trek for months! I have sent e-mails,texted and tried calling. I get no... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Sharon G
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South Bend, Indiana
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The University of Edinburgh Exmoor Pony Trekking is a student-run non-profit making organisation. We own 15 ponies at present. We cater for all levels of rider - whether you've never sat on a horse or whether you have ridden all your life, we guarantee you will have a fun time! Treks include pony care experience and 2-3 hours riding. TRSS approved. PLEASE NOTE: From June to the beginning of September we trek in Glendevon, about an hour north from Edinburgh. Please see our website or contact us for more details.
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“trek leaders” (13 reviews)
“morning ride” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Edinburgh EH10 7DS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although booking this trek is somewhat of a challenge for overseas visitors, it is well worth the momentary frustration in communications! The scenery is breathtaking and the rides are perfectly fitted to one's skill level and experience! The tour guides are friendly and fun. I...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I have tried to book this trek for months! I have sent e-mails,texted and tried calling. I get no response whatsoever.More

Thank Sharon G
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EUEPTS, Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Sharon, I am very sorry that you have had a difficult time booking with us. We do try our best to stay on top of our communications but as a non-for profit society run entirely of student volunteers we sometimes find it difficult to...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

My daughter (4yo) had her first ever experience of pony trekking with EUEPTS. The trek leaders were great and really helped put her nerves at ease. The pony was great, very understanding and calm with a novice. I can't recommend these guys highly enough.

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EUEPTS, Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your review! I'm glad your daughter enjoyed her first trek!

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Went with daughter to the open day as she is considering Edinburgh for her University studies. Took me back to when I was a student at Edinburgh. Lots of history with buildings where world famous discoveries were made. The revamp of the McEwan Hall is...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Finding Glendevon is quite a challenge, but its well worth it, especially if you combine it with a visit to the Tormaukin Inn - which is more easily to find - for a meal. A pony trek was to be a birthday treat for a...More

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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed Glendevon :)

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A fantastic riding experience whether going for a morning ride or reservoir day trek. Millie and the team of trek leaders are fantastic and go out of their way to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable time. Definitely the best place I have...More

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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a great time on our reservoir trek!

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The trek leaders are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We did a morning ride which took us through some beautiful scenery with magnificent views over Edinburgh. The ponies are fit and well mannered and we had some fabulous canters. We have also ridden with them...More

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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have now been on two treks at Glendevon and both have been amazing.The staff are also really friendly too. I am now going on a birthday trek with five friends in the Pentlands and im really looking forward to it.

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EUEPTS, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thanks for the review! Glad you've had such a good time trekking with us in Glendevon, we hope you find your birthday trek in the Pentlands equally fun!

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Im a intermediate rider & my first time to Scotland, I was really looking forward to this trekking experience. Despite the trek leaders camping in a field with the ponies throughout the summer, the girls communication with me was good; always answered my texts or...More

1  Thank Terri P
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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Hi Terri, Thank you for sharing your experience and we are so happy that you enjoyed your trek with us!

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for an amazing trek! The trek leaders were really nice and answered all our questions. The scenery up in Glendevon was wonderful, and the ponies were nice and well taken care of. Very reasonable price for the experience you get. Would...More

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EUEPTS, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Thank you for your review!

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