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Loch Ness Riding

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Fantastic riding establishment!

Absolutely loved our ride with Loch Ness riding, it truly is a professional riding establishment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hblack61
Fantastic riding centre

It was a lovely 2 hour hack consisting of walking, trotting and cantering. Due to the type of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Islaoc19
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Loch Ness Riding offers great hacking in a wonderful landscape for competent english-style riders only. Sorry but we do not take beginners. We are endurance specialists but we also give lessons in all disciplines. You can ride from an hour to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Drummond Farm, Dores IV26TX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved our ride with Loch Ness riding, it truly is a professional riding establishment for experienced riders. The horses are educated, soft, responsive and perfectly cared for. Both my daughter and myself are experienced riders from Australia, our guide Sarah took us on the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You were both great guests and we loved showing you our area and Duke enjoyed his lesson with Esther too. Perhaps one day you will venture over here again and we would love to see you back

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely 2 hour hack consisting of walking, trotting and cantering. Due to the type of riding and terrain, this is for a more experienced rider. The views were beautiful, the staff were friendly and the horses were lovely. I would recommend this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Isla for your kind remarks - we aim to give you a great experience. Do come and ride our boys again any time you are in the area

Reviewed August 11, 2019

My daugher wrote the following after she and her sister took a 3 hours hack: My sister and I were looking for a facility that offers hacks throughout the beautiful landscape surrounding Loch Ness. We were excited, when we found, that a decorated farm whit...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Many thanks for your kind review. WE love to take out riders likes yourselves who are sensitive to our horses, who are the most important part of our business. Perhaps we will see you again next time you are in our area.

Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I really wanted to ride while we were in Scotland and we couldn’t have picked a better location! We both own and ride horses in Canada so this was a definite must do for us. It was a huge bonus that this...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Thanks for your kind revue and your lovely photo of the two of you in the foreground of the whole length of Loch ness!

Reviewed June 10, 2019

I was thrilled to find a riding facility that can accommodate longer rides for experienced riders. Sarah took me on a fabulous three-hour hack up and down the hills around Loch Ness—the scenery was so diverse and the views of the Loch were stunning as...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

We will welcome you back too and be delighted to show you more of our lovely area

Reviewed June 6, 2019

I cannot say enough kind words about this facility. Candy took me on at the last minute after a different riding stable had to cancel. The horses were perfect. Connor was a doll. The stable was clean and horses were definitely loved and well cared...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

We will look forward to having you stay next time around and helping you to explore our lovely terrain

Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

It was really easy to book. Candy was really nice and picked me up at bus stop and drove me back, so you don't need a car! I didn't have any riding clothes but I got boots, half chaps and helmet. My horse was sensitive...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

It was a pleasure to meet you too and we enjoyed taking you riding.

Reviewed May 16, 2019

I had such a wonderful time! The facilities are lovely, the horses are beautifully trained and perfectly fit, and everyone was incredibly friendly and helpful. I went for a three hour ride on Connor and couldn't have enjoyed it more. The scenery was beautiful and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2019

What nice comments! Its great that people appreciate the service we give and our lovely horses.

Reviewed April 17, 2019

I had a grin from ear to ear for three hours. I really appreciated the expert "hints and tips" from Candy as we went along and hopefully emerged a slightly better rider. If you are happy trotting and cantering in great riding country on a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Candy C, Owner at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

Lovely to catch up with you and glad you do not have too many aches and pains. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

I booked a 2 hour back with my mum (I’m not a teenager but there was no other selection for the review type). We found the location slightly later than we would have liked but the horses were ready and we were up and on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Candy C, Manager at Loch Ness Riding, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Thanks for doing a kind report for us! I enjoyed taking you out and showing you our great views. The horses enjoyed it too - haste ye back!

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Erdem E
September 7, 2019|
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Response from Candy C | Property representative |
HI there -best to reach me directly by email as I dont always see messages here. There are buses to Dores from Inverness all days apart from Sundays and we could pick you up from the bus stop in Dores if that would help... More
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Georgia T
June 13, 2019|
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Response from Candy C | Property representative |
HI Georgia, Thanks for your enquiry. I am quoting our requirements for riders of our horses as we send it out to enquirers - We require our riders to be balanced and competent on responsive and forward going horses over... More
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hannkate30
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Response from Candy C | Property representative |
Of course we can supply both. Look forward to meeting you
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