Got to the stables expecting it to all be well organised and have the horses to have been specifically chosen to fit our riding ability. The leader, Hayley, who was great but had obviously been put in a situation she wasn't comfortable with, immediately started talking about how her horse was very young and unreliable (she could barely get on it without it flipping out) which set off alarm bells as se was the only leader with the group - so god knows what would happen if she fell off (which she did). We continued to be paired with a horse but far from being specifically chosen for us Hayley wasn't even sure she had enough horses for all of us. The horses were then pretty much randomly assigned with myself on a horse she told me had just chucked her off a few days previous! Once we started the ride Hayley's horse was not behaving and mine was trying to bite all the others. We got to a gate which she struggled to open on her horse and then when we had all gone through she was left behind at which point her horse flipped out and bucked her off. Mine began to back off down the side of a hill so i immediately jumped off and waited for Hayley whose horse had bolted and came back and rejoined the group (thankfully not setting off all the other horses. Hayley was badly hurt but still one of the 'regulars' who seemed to be trying to masquerade as some sort of leader tried to persuade us all to carry on despite Hayley looking like she had a broken nose etc. Those in our party then insisted on going back and refused to continue once the other staff had arrived as it was clearly badly organised. Very sorry to give a bad review and we are always positive about things but overall this was terrible, they did give a refund but we had to insist as the owner was very smarmy and ha a massive smile on his face despite his staff and costumers being in bits! would not recommend!!!!
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