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Belfairs Riding School

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Belfairs Park, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
+44 1702 525571
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Different way of learning.

I have been riding at Belfairs for a few years now. I honestly don't think I wood be as good a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Faye E
An exceptionally professional and caring establishment

Belfairs Riding School is unparalleled in the work it does for the community. Where else can you go... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
fourcats130
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Barking, United Kingdom
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We are located in Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex where the surrounding woods are the ideal place to enjoy horse riding. We have horses and ponies to suit everyone from beginners to more experienced riders. Regular riders can become a member and take advantage of discounted prices on weekly riding, and go on special bank holiday, beach and pub rides.We offer pony rides on a Sunday between 10.00am and 1.00pm as an introduction to horseriding - no need to book just turn up. Children muct be 4 years and over.The Southend branch of the Riding for the Disabled Association also runs regular sessions at the riding school.
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  • Poor5%
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Belfairs Park, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
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+44 1702 525571
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been riding at Belfairs for a few years now. I honestly don't think I wood be as good a rider of I had learned in a school. Riding in the woods is brilliant and the horses are all wonderful. Riding in the woods...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Belfairs Riding School is unparalleled in the work it does for the community. Where else can you go to take children for inexpensive pony rides in the area, in the serene surroundings of Belfairs woods? Then there's the lessons it offers through the charity Riding...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Just moved to area, and I wanted to check out local riding schools . I booked a half hour taster lesson/assessment with the view of getting a membership. I rode a lovely cob called Saffron around the woods with a lovely instructor called Tilly who...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I rode at Belfairs very regularly for a lot of years in the nineties and only stopped for personal reasons. I always found the horses very well cared for and content, the hacking lovely and the community atmosphere pleasant. I went on exciting long pub...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2016

Bellaire Riding School is a special community of dedicated volunteers helping to care for all the horses giving time to ensure all riders enjoy the lessons and welfare of horses is paramount. They also have riding for the disabled which I help with which is...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2016

This place gave me so much pleasure in my youth. Not sure if still owned by the same family but I would be surprised if the horses were ill treated or looked after. Placing this as upset to hear bad reports and as I need...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Took my 4 year old, Pony Riding here. It only lasts 5 minutes at most but she absolutely loved it and wants to go back every Sunday. I found the staff for the ponies excellent. I will definitely return as if my daughter is happy...More

1  Thank Wayne H
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Reviewed May 8, 2016

Found them to be rather rude and unfriendly. More like a 'private members club' only! OK if your an uptight snob

4  Thank julie u
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

I called this Riding School this morning (before reading any reviews here) only to be met by a very surly, uncooperative voice on the other end of the phone. I was enquiringly about lessons for my 11yr old but they were so unhelpful they bordered...More

3  Thank Julie D
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Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

I've ridden at Belfairs for many years longer than I remember going back to childhood, I ride weekly on a Sunday for an hours hack through the woods with such a great team of riders..the staff are excellent offering good customer service for every rider..An...More

4  Thank sophs1991
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