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Address: Biallid Farm, Newtonmore PH20 1BP, Scotland
Phone Number: 01540-670000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

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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A Great Way to Spend and Hour or So

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

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 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

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 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 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 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

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 

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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 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 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 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.

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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Took my partner here on holiday as he has always wanted To ride. I am already a rider with 25years experience with my own, so it really was for him, and it was fabulous. I must admit I would have like a little bit more of a forward horse, as I had told them I have advance experience on booking... More 

Calistoga, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The riding center is very easy to find and has wonderful trails and Highland ponies. The staff is knowledgeable and they work hard to show you the wonders of the Highlands.

Perth Scotland
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

had a 1 hour trek here and as we came back to the stables the lady gave my wife and I a quick lesson in the arena, nothing was too much trouble for them, and will definatly be back


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