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Highland Horse Fun Kingussie

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2 Ruthven Road | Unit 2a, Railway Station Industrial Estate, Kingussie PH21 1ER, Scotland
+44 1540 670000
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Fun ride & beautiful scenery

This was a great activity to do for an afternoon. I did the 1.5 hour trail ride, and we got to see... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Amy M
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Beautiful Trek in the Highlands

My 16 year old daughter and I had a beautiful 2.5 hour ride in the Highlands. The ride was... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Elizabeth10024
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New York City, New York
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Come and ride with the originators of pony trekking and riding holidays in Scotland, we were established in 1952. We have a museum dedicated to Highland Pony Heritage as well as many activities apart from just riding: Carriage Rides, Sleigh Rides, Ski Joring, Wedding Carriages, Birthday Parties, Hen and Stag Do's, Horse Shows, Fun Days, Childrens Rides, Working Holidays, Saddle Club, Barbeques. We even have our own beach on the River Spey.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Ruthven Road | Unit 2a, Railway Station Industrial Estate, Kingussie PH21 1ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great activity to do for an afternoon. I did the 1.5 hour trail ride, and we got to see lovely scenery, an old ruined barrack, and ran the horses through the fields a bit. My horse was a bit slow and always...More

Thank Amy M
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Many thanks for your honest review and I will pass it on to the girls to ensure they make sure everybody on the ride can hear what is being said and we will work on schooling the pony in question to ensure she responds better...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

My 16 year old daughter and I had a beautiful 2.5 hour ride in the Highlands. The ride was gorgeous, landscape covered in heather as we rode amid the sporadic rain. Breathtaking. Leanne, our guide, was friendly and relaxed. We were each a bit rusty,...More

Thank Elizabeth10024
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Many thanks for your very positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your ride and our Highland Ponies so much. It is also great to hear how convenient it is for clients with us being located next door to the railway station - many...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Highland Horse Fun has grown since my last visit. The company are working hard at expending their business model with the offer of more fun opportunities to the local area and beyond. Kudos to the staff in endeavouring to make the visitor welcome and enjoying...More

Thank Brian R
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you very much for review and for recognizing the great efforts we are making at improving the business in our new location - it is probably a 5 year plan and we started it when we moved in Feb 2016 - once again many...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

I recently went for a two day working holiday here and stayed at a local hotel. I helped with getting the horses in, brushing, tacking up and turning out after the rides. For that I had hours of fantastic riding with the most amazing scenery....More

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Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

So glad you had such and enjoyable time and thanks for all your help too it was much appreciated. I am sorry you did not get a chance to do more fast work but I am sure you will now appreciate that with so many...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Went on a five-day trail ride that exceeded all our expectations and more!! The knowledgeable, friendly and helpful staff at the riding center were great; accommodations very comfortable and clean; safe, gentle, well-trained, sturdy and personable Highland ponies were great fun to ride; tack was...More

Thank James D
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Many thanks for your great feedback - we have been doing these types of rides for 65 years now and it is a great way to showcase our Highland Ponies, our scenery, culture and heritage. David is probably the best ride leader in the country...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Booked a 1 hour beginner pony trek for myself (experienced rider) and my two family members (very beginner). The centre is located behind the railway station, you park at the railway and walk over to it on a driveway path. Our instructor was very nice...More

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Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Many thanks for your review and for describing your experience - as you will appreciate it is very hard to provide a ride that challenges an experienced rider when you have family members on the same ride that require so much assistance and with the...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Not far from the main A9 road. The business is most certainly a fun establishment it caters for all walks of life and a local RDA group operates from there. The horses and ponies are very well kemp and proof is in in shiny coats...More

Thank Brian R
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Many thanks for your very positive review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thanks Ruaridh

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Family of five (2 adults 3 kids), lovely 1 hour treck through the fields in kingussie. Staff were excellent, friendly and talkative, our 2 youngest were led and talked constantly to the staff. All loved, and will hopefully be back

Thank Dan B
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for the lovely review and taking your time to give us your feedback - we hope you can come back and visit us again soon. Many thanks Ruaridh

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic 9 days of Wild West antics, riding, carriage driving, Wild West displays, camp fires, barbecues and of course Rudy the Rodeo Clown! A must to visit :)

Thank Tamesa D
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

We plan to do a similar week in June this year 2017 and we hope you can make it and we look forward to seeing you again - Many thanks Ruaridh

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I had the most fantastic time arriving as a novice I was treated like one of the team and by the end of the week long course I felt competent to use horsepower as valuable part of my job during woodland management.The food was superb...More

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Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback and for being such a loyal client, we are glad we were able to make you feel like part of the team on your visits and we hope you are able to visit us again some time soon - thanks...More

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