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Rheidol Riding Centre

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Best in Ceredigion

This is a great facility. The staff are friendly and very helpful. I work for the Local Authority... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Katie D
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Great facilities catering for all abilities

I'm a rusty intermediate rider; my partner is a beginner. We went on a hack, but spent ten minutes... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Horse Riding in Wales. Established 24yrs B.H.S approved centre. We offer lessons, dressage,SJ,Xc, hacking out 1hr or 2.5hr or 3 days. Experienced or Novice riders.We are situated in the beautiful Rheidol Valley in Ceredigion with miles of bridle...more
Capel Bangor SY234EL, Wales
+44 1970 880863
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

This is a great facility. The staff are friendly and very helpful. I work for the Local Authority and take different children here, for one off sessions or continuous (they cater for all). The children I take are of mixed abilites, attitudes and behaviours. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katie D
Reviewed November 19, 2018

I'm a rusty intermediate rider; my partner is a beginner. We went on a hack, but spent ten minutes in the arena so the instructor could gauge our ability rather than take our word for it (very sensible given what I've seen on some holiday...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Wales has become a regular holiday destination for us, we try to visit most years, it's a very relaxing, peaceful distraction from the hustle and bustle of our usual weekly grind. We've now been returning to the Rheidol Riding Centre for at least 3 years,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Surprisesunshine
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

I went here an fully inexperienced person, never been on a horse before! Within an hour I was walking, trotting , doing the arena and the trek easily! Great hour, money well spent and I will most definitely be going back!!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jonathanpowell10
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I booked a BHS evening Course, only to be taken an instant dislike to and treated though I shouldn't of been there! for the next three sessions there were snappy remarks etc. This attitude worked and it made me feel as though I should keep...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank Joan B
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Had a 30 minute private lesson first and was good, learning to bend a horse using firm outside rein so not just kick and go. Then the next day had a lovely long hack, mostly off road with a nice long canter. Friendly staff and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Deborah715
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I've visited several times now. The centre has horses and rides for all abilities, from safe confidence givers for first time riders, through to more forward but sound horses for the more experienced rider. The staff enjoy their job and this shows in how well...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Brynglas13
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I had a private 30 minute lesson and found it very good (learning about keeping the outside rein contact and give and take on inside rein for good bending, so not a basic lesson but suited to ability). Next day went for a 2.5 hour...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank MissPengelly
Reviewed April 14, 2017

A beautiful riding centre, ready to accommodate riders of every level, discipline, head shape and shoe size. Not only do Rheidol house a great selection of quiet, friendly ponies for beginners, but also an impressive range of talented, intelligent horses for experienced riders. We booked...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Tyma H
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Rheidol Riding Centre offers an exceptional riding experience. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, the horses are all well mannered and the location is stunning.

Date of experience: February 2017
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