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Horse Riding and Equestrian Wiltshire

Press pause on your busy schedule and make time for a horse riding break in Wiltshire – whether you are looking to stay for a couple of days or longer or just for ideas of day trip and horse riding activities on offer across the county, let us help you to find out more.

Across the Wiltshire there are many bridleways that provide an excellent opportunity for horse riding from the New Forest National Park through to our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Rediscover your love for horses and the great outdoors on a visit to Wiltshire.

Improve your riding skills on a visit to one of Wiltshire’s riding centres

Pewsey Vale Riding Centre near Marlborough caters for all abilities and is also one of the largest riding schools in Wiltshire with access to 1,500 acres of private farm land. Whether you are a beginner or and advanced rider they have the horse and the ride suitable for you.

Rein and Shine near Purton is a riding school incorporating a livery. It offers private, semi-private and group lessons. Superb family facilities are on offer including professional instruction, refreshments onsite, undercover and outdoor viewing spots and seating areas.

Equestrian events

Look out for many of the equestrian and sporting events that take place across the county including the annual Barbury Castle Horse Trials on the Rockley Manor estate, the Wilton House Horse Trials and just over the border into Gloucestershire are the Badminton Horse Trials.

Places to stay with your horse

Some of our accommodation providers across the county offer stabling and/or the opportunity to ride whilst staying there, giving you the perfect opportunity for a horse riding holiday in Wiltshire.

Properties include:

Luxury Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa near Chippenham includes its own equestrian centre with 35 horses of all sizes and capabilities.

The Applestore at Sandhills House in Dinton has an onsite secure paddock, a stable with electricity and water a companion horse and lots of bridal pathways straight from the property.

Huntlys Farm, near Pewsey with its own stabling and grazing.

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