Equine - Types of equine sports

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Types of equine sports

Horse riding

There is no better way to enjoy the beautiful countryside of the South West than on horseback. Whether you prefer to ride your own horse or join an organised trek, there are routes and riding centres to suit all abilities

Explore the network of bridleways in the romantic Doone Valley on Exmoor or one of Dartmoor's many picturesque river trails.

Gallop across the welcoming wilderness of Salisbury Plain or explore the Marlborough Downs on uncrowded bridleways. The Cotswold Hills offer wooded bridleways and hilltop trails.
Somerset's Mendip Hills offer plenty of excellent riding stables from which you can explore the dramatic limestone gorges of Cheddar, Burrington and Ebbor - or ride the Blackdown Hills.

Providers

who offer Riding

Gidleigh Park

Gidleigh Park is a Relais & Chateaux property, situated in an idyllic location of Dartmoor National Park. Refurbished in 2006, with 24 luxurious bedrooms, this stunning country house hotel is a luxurious country retreat offering the perfect mix of country sports, fine dining and sublime accommodation.

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