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Newtonmore Riding Centre

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Address: Biallid Farm | Ruthven Road, Newtonmore PH21 1ER, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1540 670000
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Come and ride with the originators of pony trekking and riding holidays in...

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 have a tuck shop on site and also do teas and coffees etc.Come and stay with us on one of our Working or Learning Holidays. Tell us what you would like to do and where you would like to stay and we will put a package together for you.

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Family treck

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 July 2016
Dan B
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and the staff made me feel very welcome and have returned several times now taking... More 

Thank Andy S
Stirling, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I requested a half day trail riding session which normally means trails being followed at a reasonable pace including cantering. What I got was a pony trek round some fields just outside Kingussie - very boring and not what I was expecting, in fact a complete waste of money. When I complained at the end, I was told that the... More 

Thank LesWat
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We booked a 1.5 hour Pony Trek and thoroughly enjoyed it. Yolande (think that is how you spell it?) was very friendly and patient, and took us on a trek through the local wooded area which gave us wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The ponies we had were very accommodating for beginners, and knew we were soft touches when... More 

Thank LittleHoglet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I too rode out on Sept 9th We all booked an 'experienced ride' this means you are comfortable in all 3 paces, not the time to 'learn to canter' If you desire to improve your riding, best book a lesson, rather than an experienced ride. In familiarising ourselves with the ponies, it was clear the rider was using the reins... More 

5 Thank chris r
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Pretty stable. Very cautious but well cared for horses. Teacher was nice and helpful, but manager named lorraine is the reason people dont ride. I was on the horse for 5 mins and getting adjusted to his pace when she yelled out that i was hurting the horse by pulling on the reins. Too bad because the rest of the... More 

12 Thank Bobcat0077
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

My 2 and a half year old daughter seemed to have developed an interest in horses over the summer so, while we were on a family holiday in Newtonmore in August, we brought her to the Newtonmore Riding Centre. The Centre does 30 min led rides for £15.They have 2 Shetland ponies at the Centre - Arty and Pepsi -... More 

2 Thank smash31
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Newtonmore Riding Centre had extremely helpful staff in finding the right type of ride for me and my partner, we both had limited or no experience and the staff helped us book and begin to feel comfortable on the horses. The ride itself was defiantly worth the money we paid, and we got to see a beautiful part of the... More 

Thank Amy R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

The countryside is beautiful. The staff are friendly. The horses are gorgeous. Couldn't have asked for more.

Thank Jon C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Great place, great staff & good for little girls & boys even if disabled. Caring and attentive staff and reasonable rates, do book well in advance.

Thank Will B

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