Explore the Preseli Hills on horseback

We offer escorted horse riding for all abilities
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1hr Introduction to Riding Combo Session for complete beginners £35

We offer an Introduction to Riding session which lasts approximately 1hr and consists of basic instruction, followed by a short Trek off road, through our fields and woodland, with stunning views of the Preseli Hills. This is suitable for complete beginners who have never ridden a horse before, children and nervous riders who would like to be led. To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 16 Stone (102kg) for this ride. 

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2hr Hack for medium level riders £65

For the more competent and experienced rider, we offer a 2hr Hack (taken at a faster pace than a trek) which includes more trotting and a canter. This is a longer distance route than the Novice Trek and takes approximately 2 hours.  

 

We only accept children 10 yrs old and over for the 2hr Hack (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently in rising trot and canter). To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 14 Stone (89kg) for this ride.

Half day Ride for medium level riders £85

For the more competent and experienced rider, we offer a longer and higher Trek route that explores one of the larger Hills such as Carn Menyn or Foel Dyrch and offers spectacular views.

The popular
Stone Circle ride includes Bedd Arthur and Gors Fawr stone circles, with amazing views across Cardigan Bay towards Snowdonia.

The Foel Dyrch ride offers a different view inland towards The Black Mountain and The Gower, with fantastic views across the Preseli Hills.

 

These rides take approximately 2.5 to 3hrs and are only suitable for medium level riders with previous experience due to the challenging terrain. There will be some trotting and cantering on these routes. We only accept children 10 yrs old and over on this ride (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently in rising trot and canter). To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 14 Stone (89kg) for these rides.

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*New Trail Ride for 2021*  Price £100 

(only available from 1st May to 30th September)

Our spectacular Stonehenge Bluestone Trail Ride explores the Preseli origins of the legendary Stonehenge Bluestones and visits Carn Goedog, one of the two sites from where they were quarried. This is a ride that takes you deep into  the heart of the Preseli mountain range, with over 2000ft of ascents, following the ancient trails.  This ride takes approximately 3.5 hrs and is only suitable for medium level riders with previous experience due to the challenging terrain.

 

There will be some trotting and cantering, although the overall pace is slow to allow for the ground conditions and ascents. We only accept children 10 yrs old and over on this ride (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently in rising trot and canter). To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 14 Stone (89kg) for this ride.

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2hr Trek suitable for beginner/novice riders £60

 

We offer a Trek suitable for Beginner/Novice riders who have previously been pony trekking and are able to ride off the lead rein.  Riders must be able to steer, stop and control the horse independently. We have a choice of two routes which offer fantastic views over Gors Fawr, Mynachlog-Ddu, Carn Menyn and across to Foel Cwmcerwyn. This leisurely trek lasts approximately 2hrs at walking pace, although there maybe a little trotting dependant upon the competencies of the group. The pace is always set to allow for the least experienced rider. 

 

We only accept children 8 years old and over for the 2hr Novice Trek (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently). To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 14 Stone (89kg) for this ride. 

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Full day Ride for medium level riders £150
(only available from 1st May to 30th September)
 
For the more competent and experienced rider, we offer an all day Trek which explores the Preseli Hills and The Golden Road (an ancient Drovers road along the spine of the Preselis). The routes offer spectacular views in all directions and on a clear day Snowdonia and Ireland can be seen in the distance.

 

The Golden Road Picnic Ride includes a visit to the ancient Hill fort at Foel Drygarn, Bedd Arthur Stone circle and Gors Fawr Stone Circle. You will need to bring your own packed lunch - we provide saddlebags.

The Tafarn Sinc Pub Ride follows the Golden Road over Foel Feddau, the highest ridge in the Preseli Hills, before dropping down through Pantmaenog Forest to Rosebush and a lunchstop at The Tafarn Sinc Pub. You will need to bring some money to pay for your pub lunch.

These rides take all day with approximately 5hrs in the saddle, and are only suitable for medium level riders with previous experience due to the challenging terrain. There will be some trotting and cantering on these routes. We only accept children 10 yrs old and over on this ride (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently in rising trot and canter). To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 14 Stone (89kg) for these rides.

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*New Trail Ride for 2021*  Price £200

(only available from 1st May to 30th September)

Our Full Day Trail Ride to Newport is an epic one-way ride crossing Foel Feddau, the highest ridge in the Preseli Hills, before dropping down to Tafarn Y Bwlch for a picnic lunch stop at Waun Mawr (the Lost Circle of Stonehenge).  After lunch we continue across the Preselis and down through the Gwaun Valley. The route then climbs up over Mynydd Carningli with spectacular views before heading down to Newport and The Parrog to finish.  You will need to bring your own packed lunch - we provide saddlebags. This trail ride is limited to a maximum of 3 customers due to return transport. 

This ride is only suitable for Medium level experienced riders due to the challenging terrain. There will be some trotting and cantering on this route. We only accept children 10 yrs old and over on this ride (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently in rising trot and canter). To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 14 Stone (89kg) for this ride.

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What is my riding level? 

Complete Beginner  Never ridden before or only ridden on a lead rein. Unable to control, steer or stop the horse.

Beginner  Ridden previously, able to ride independently and control, steer and stop the horse in walk and trot.

Novice  Ridden previously, able to ride independently and control, steer and stop the horse in walk, trot and canter (also able to do rising trot).

Medium/Intermediate  As per Novice level plus be a regular rider who has ridden recently and able to ride over small jumps up to 30cm.

Advanced  As per Medium/Intermediate level plus able to ride over 0.75m jumps/cross country jumps etc.

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Please book your horse riding in advance by telephone on
01994 419592

or by email via our Contact page.
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Some things you need to know.....
  • Please arrive early.... At least 30 mins before the Ride time

  • We provide riding hats, but if you have your own hat please bring it (we will need to check that your hat's safety  standard complies with our insurance requirements)

  • You will need to wear long comfortable trousers and sensible boots/shoes with a low heel (not Wellies or walking boots). Shorts are not suitable, neither are Crocs or sandals.

  • Bring waterproofs if the weather is doubtful..... Yes we do still ride in the rain!

  • To ensure the welfare of our horses, we have a maximum weight limit of 16 Stone (102kg) for 1hr Treks. For longer duration/faster rides the maximum weight limit is 14 stone (89kg). We will ask the height and weight of each rider to allow us to match horses to riders. Please be honest about your weight!

  • Do not bring rucksacks, selfie sticks or baby carriers - these are not permitted on horseback 

  • We only accept children 8 years old and over for the 2hr Novice Trek (and only if they are competent and capable of controlling the pony independently)

  • For your safety and enjoyment, please be honest about your riding ability when you book. 

  • All Ride Leaders are Level 3 First Aid Trained

  • First Aid kits and mobile phones are carried on all Treks

  • Advance booking only with full payment required at time of booking - book early to reserve your date and avoid disappointment

  • All Ride routes are dependent upon weather conditions and cloud levels - alternative lower Ride routes maybe used instead

  • Some riding will be along quiet lanes

  • Each rider will need to complete the Rider Registration form before riding. To save time please do this in advance and bring it with you

  • Please give at least 48hrs notice of any cancellation - please refer to our Cancellation Policy for further details

Please note:

We reserve the right to refuse a ride on the day if...

  1. Your declared weight at the time of booking is considerably different to your weight on the day (we have weigh scales and we will check if necessary). This is to ensure the health and welfare of our horses.

  2. Any disability or medical conditions which may affect your ability to ride have not been declared at the time of booking. This is both for your own safety and the safety of other customers on the ride.

  3. It becomes apparent that your actual riding ability is not competent enough for the ride you have booked.

 

If the above applies and the Customer is refused a ride, then the booking payment will be forfeit and will not be refunded.