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Address: Biallid Farm, Newtonmore PH20 1BP, Scotland
Phone Number: 01540-670000
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Description: 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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What an experience!

We were a mixed ability group but opted for an hour ride that would suit our four beginners. The staff were fab, really personable and friendly. The ponies were the best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were a mixed ability group but opted for an hour ride that would suit our four beginners. The staff were fab, really personable and friendly. The ponies were the best behaved, responsive and obviously well adored ponies I think that we've ever come across. Marigold was a poppet and my husband completely fell for Kelpie. The hack was through... More 

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Lairg, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My pal and I have been promising ourselves a day out and what a day we had, riding lovely Highlands in the most beautifull scenery with an excelent guide and the weather was good to us also. I will be telling everyone about our lovely day and will be back again. Thanks Lorraine for the great time .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Been promising my daughter horse riding for ages, this worked out perfectly as neither of us had done horse riding before, was made to feel very comfortable and had a fantastic hour of riding in the Scottish lands. Well priced and a great hour to unwind .

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We always ride when away, and from experience can spot a decent yard. A happy yard makes happy staff and horses and this was very much the case at Newtonmore. We could not have asked for a better or warmer welcome. The horses are obviously very much loved and the staff know all of their personalities and quirks. The affection... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

thanks so much to Lorraine for being so patient with me on my first ever lesson aged 30! she was very relaxed and helped me very much,... I enjoyed grooming and bonding with blue,it literally was my first ever time even near a horse so everything was explained very well... will be goin for regular weekly sessions from now on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

So much for cantering & possible jumping!! We opted for the 0.5 day experienced hack out as it was for advanced riders but, the centre took us on a plod up and down a track. We were very disappointed. The other 2 people who were also on the plod were obviously incabable of controlling the horse & and had even... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A good centre, outdoor school and access to the hills. Riders are assessed at the start of the hack to ensure correct levels. The centre is happy to accept riders from the age of 3 and is very child friendly

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On our first holiday as a family, to Aviemore, I loved the idea of giving our daughter her first pony ride, but most places didn't seem to cater for one so young. Not so at Newtonmore - as long as they could find a hat small enough for her and we signed the consent form they were happy to take... More 

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Fjelsø, Viborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Went on a beginner's 1 hr trek and it was amazing. The staff was friendly and the ponies were well behaved and well cared for. The staff did a good job of matching horse to rider. For the beginner's trek there is always one or two staff members along on foot. We took a ride in the beautiful nature just... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nice ride up on the hills with wonderful scenery. Steady and calm ponies. we really enjoyed it, mother and 13 years old daughter from Sweden

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