With more people than ever enjoying the great outdoors and taking up new hobbies such as horse riding, we take a look at the 5 most popular places to go riding in Worcestershire and how to be best prepared.
Horse riding in Worcestershire will take you and your horse to the top of the Malvern Hills or through the Wyre Forest or along the picturesque Teme Valley. The opportunities for learning to ride and for good quality livery and stabling are plentiful.
Walnut Equestrian Centre
Set among 32 acres on the beautiful Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire borders, at the foot of the Malvern Hills. They are a friendly, professional horse training yard with excellent facilities, offering the very best to livery clients, in an environment where riders of all levels can enjoy their horses.
Worcester Riding School
The school is set within 300 acres of private open farmland. They have both indoor and outdoor riding areas and are a fully accredited National Pony Club Centre and a National Riding for the Disabled Centre. Teaching children from the age of 4; give carriage driving and side-saddle lessons, and hosting pub rides and picnic hacks, there really is something for everyone!
The Riding Establishment was started in 1995 and has grown to being one of the largest yards in the area covering both teaching and livery. It is a member of the Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS), and is licensed and inspected by Malvern Hills District Council, The school has qualified NVQ Assessors and Coaches, and can provide NVQ/City & Guilds training/teaching in conjunction with provider partners.
Malvern Riding School
BHS Approved Riding Centre offering small group or private lessons from aged 2 years to adults. Novice and nervous riders and children most welcome. BHS examination training. RDA Accessibility Mark Centre, Pony Club Centre, Pony Parties.
North Worcestershire Equestrian Centre
A 5* Livery Yard and small riding school based near the Clent Hills in Bell Heath, Romsley. Offering a bespoke livery package tailored to your individual needs. NWEC is owned by Helen Blair, an experienced (BHSAI) qualified coach, and managed by Amy Parkes, who has exceptional knowledge and understanding when it comes to horses. Together they provide individual care and attention for you and your horse, with quality facilities providing you with an enjoyable experience in a safe and secure yard.
Well, there you are, the 5 most popular horse riding centres in Worcestershire. As you can see there are an abundance of facilities available with most offering equipment hire. However, for more of a personal experience, why not pop into our store located in Martley, Worcester where one of our friendly experienced horse-riders will be happy to talk through your equestrian needs and the numerous options we have available to ensure you have a comfortable ride.