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“Amazing!”

Hoofin-About Horse Riding Holidays
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Owner description: Horse riding holidays in the UK and the continentWe have been offering pony trekking trips and Horse Riding Holidays for over 40 years.In more recent years, since Foot and Mouth we ventured further afield and now take some fantastic trips abroad in Europe.Spain Ireland Italy Romania turkey Wales Germany and winter riding in the snow in Austria check the webb site Our reputation for good fun, execellent value for money and efficient courier service, along with reliable and friendly guides ensures you receive the personal attention required so that you and your horse have a great day.
Reviewed July 8, 2012

This was my first trip with hoofin-about and it won't be my last! Had an amazing time, everyone was very friendly and the scenery was stunning! The horses themselves are sturdy and in the case of the horse I was paired up with, fast also! We did plenty of cantering and a cheeky gallop :-) It caters for all abilities so even if you've never ridden before its still great! All in all it was a fantastic experience and one I intend to have time and time again!

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Reviewed June 24, 2012

Ive been to hoofin-about two times with my mum&dad as they can ride aswell, one with george fearn&one without, the first one was more exhillerating because everyone could ride on that one so we got loads of canters, on the second one there were some people who had never rode before and whilst we still enjoyed ourself we only got around 4 or 5 canters&it was only my mum dad&I actually doing them. The views are stunning on whatever route you go&I know im going back again next year. If your thinking of booking a horse I would recomend Penny&Merlin, Thanks for reading

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Management response:Responded June 25, 2012

HI Thank you for your comments I have been taking people horse riding /pony-trekking from the midlands and many other parts of the world since 1969
At this centre they take you out in one group so therefore it is possible to end up with a lot of beginners with people also that are good riders in the same group
REMEMBER YOU CAN ONLY GO AS FAST AS THE SLOWEST ONE IN THE GROUP
With people that come on the coach with me if you remember we have coloured elastic bands that fit on the persons riding hat this way I can distinguish the different abilities from riders to beginners
This way we make sure you get the right sort of horse/pony for you to walk-trot or canter and give you the best day possible
This year with the weather being so bad all riding establishments are feeling the pinch
And a bad winter I can see a lot of them closing down or thinning out the horses as the cost for feed and insurances keep rises so please we would love the have you and yes Merlin is still there for you to ride next time and thanks again for writing your experiences with hoofin-about horse riding holidays George Fearn (owner)

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