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Studland Stables

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Bucket List Beach Ride

I booked a private Beach Ride to tick off my Bucket List . I have been learning to ride for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Windsor, United Kingdom
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Stunning scenic ride.

10/10 to Studland riding stables, thanks for making our daughter Francesca’s Old Harry Rock ride so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“forest ride”(27 reviews)
“long canters”(18 reviews)
“lovely horses”(17 reviews)
A friendly trekking centre, near the beach, on the Dorset coast. Great forward going rides for experienced riders and safe picturesque rides for beginners.
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Ferry Road, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
+44 1929 450273
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a private Beach Ride to tick off my Bucket List . I have been learning to ride for the last 6 months to achieve this . Jodie took me out on my Horse Bandit . Jodie was absolutely fantastic with me , so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

10/10 to Studland riding stables, thanks for making our daughter Francesca’s Old Harry Rock ride so memorable. The scenic location and stunning views speak for themselves, what made this ride so special was the friendly staff who gave such a professional service at the stables...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked my grandson in for 2 hacks this week - he does ride at home and was really looking forward to these and was not disappointed On Tuesday he rode Honey with Laura and 3 other riders and had a great time on a...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Knoll House at Studland and I called the stables before our visit to book my daughter , Charlotte some riding sessions. I was impressed straight away by their professional attitude. They asked questions about her abilities etc and were honest about having...More

1  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time riding with Studland Stables. We went on the 'Old Harry Rocks' hack along the clifftops, which was fast paced and a lot of fun. We had the best view of the surrounding forests, coastline and nearby towns - the views...More

2  Thank lucycool27
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

An individual ride along the beach was a present from my husband. I am a lady of ‘a certain age’ and was quite apprehensive as I am not at all experienced . I needn’t have worried as both Jodie and my horse Bandit were perfect....More

Thank uktravellerspo12
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I had a fabulous ride today, never ridden anywhere with such wonderful views and beautiful open spaces. The horses were impeccably behaved and I felt very relaxed. After years since my last ride I throughly enjoyed the long canters and was reassured by the way...More

1  Thank Bell_loves_to_travel
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Was really easy to book and a lovely ride out across the heathland. Would recommend on your visit to Studland

Thank Fabba2014
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Friendly, knowledgeable staff - and horses! My family are all novices when it comes to horse riding, but were looked after really well, and received some great tuition. The heath, and the views, are beautiful. 100% recommended.

Thank struttyfurn
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I did the heathland ride along with 5 other family members recently for my 23rd birthday. The staff there provided really interesting information about the local area, including things we didn't know (we are from Poole). They also gave us helpful information about all of...More

1  Thank Sarah W
StudlandTC, Manager at Studland Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Sarah, Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so lucky to have the views we do from our rides! Hopefully we will see you all again soon

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Nick W
22 August 2018|
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Response from StudlandTC | Property representative |
We take a minimum age of 5 years old on our Heath Rides
Jane U
27 February 2017|
Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you phone the stable, although prices are on the website. We pay £65 each for a two hour ride. They have three rides available, a forest ride, Old Harry rocks and the beach ride. The last two of these are weather... More
28 January 2016|
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Response from Elvira A | Reviewed this property |
They still have them, or at least did in October :) Enjoy your ride!
Stefaniiee' H
8 February 2015|
Response from StudlandTC | Property representative |
Hi Steph, Your enquiry has come through to our riding stables. Did you mean to send it to us?
6 January 2015|
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Response from StudlandTC | Property representative |
Hi Beth, Sorry for the slow response. We mainly offer fantastic treks on our horses to riders visiting the area. We occasionally offer B&B for horses for a few nights, but can only offer this midweek, outside school... More