Riding Schools near Wallops Wood

Many of our guests enjoy spending time outdoors and being right in the middle of the beautiful South Downs countryside means there are a lot of opportunities to get out for walks, cycling, running and horse riding. 

There are several stables within a short distance of Wallops Wood so there’s a good choice of venues for horse riding. Perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve been riding and fancy having another go? Or maybe your children want to try out horse riding while on holiday? The South Downs is a wonderful place for horse riding and there’s nothing better than a trek on horseback! The stables listed below are all nearby, and advance booking is essential.  

Out horse riding
Horse trekking in the countryside

South Downs Trekking is based in Soberton, just a short distance from Wallops Wood. They have 7 ponies and can cater for riders of all ages starting from 4 years old and from beginners to more experienced riders. All prices and booking details are on the website. 

Based in Catherington near Horndean, Catherington Equestrian Centre also caters for a range of ages and abilities when it comes to horse riding. They offer group and private lessons as well as a Tots 2 Trot activity for little ones! Find out more… 

Quob Stables are based near Durley, just a few miles from Wallops Wood. They also cater for a variety of riders from beginners to experienced, group and individual lessons. There are also activities for the younger members of the family at their Tiny Tots sessions. Find out more… 

Based in Shedfield near Wickham, the Shedfield Equestrian Centre also caters for riders of all ages and abilities. Lessons range from 15 minute walk outs and an introduction to horses for complete beginners to 45 minute private lessons and 1 hour group lessons. Find out more… 

Pony Magic in Curdridge focusses on riding for children aged 2-8. They have a small team of Shetland ponies offering children a safe and gentle introduction to riding and pony care with plenty of fun along the way. There are also larger ponies for children up to the age of 14. Find out more… 

Learning to ride a horse
Learning to ride a horse

Image credits:
Learning to ride & featured image: Philippe Oursel on Unsplash
Trekking in the countryside: ZU photography on Unsplash