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Highland Horse Fun

#4 of 10 things to do in Kingussie Features Animals
2 Ruthven Road | Unit 2a Kingussie Railway Station, Kingussie PH21 1ER, Scotland
+44 1540 670000
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A Welcome Return

Highland Horse Fun has grown since my last visit. The company are working hard at expending their... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian R
Great time and excellent value.

I recently went for a two day working holiday here and stayed at a local hotel. I helped with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
yvonnerrr
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Come and ride with the originators of pony trekking and riding holidays in Scotland, we were established in 1952. We have a museum dedicated to Highland Pony Heritage as well as many activities apart from just riding: Carriage Rides, Sleigh Rides, Ski Joring, Wedding Carriages, Birthday Parties, Hen and Stag Do's, Horse Shows, Fun Days, Childrens Rides, Working Holidays, Saddle Club, Barbeques.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Ruthven Road | Unit 2a Kingussie Railway Station, Kingussie PH21 1ER, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Highland Horse Fun has grown since my last visit. The company are working hard at expending their business model with the offer of more fun opportunities to the local area and beyond. Kudos to the staff in endeavouring to make the visitor welcome and enjoying...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently went for a two day working holiday here and stayed at a local hotel. I helped with getting the horses in, brushing, tacking up and turning out after the rides. For that I had hours of fantastic riding with the most amazing scenery....More

Thank yvonnerrr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a five-day trail ride that exceeded all our expectations and more!! The knowledgeable, friendly and helpful staff at the riding center were great; accommodations very comfortable and clean; safe, gentle, well-trained, sturdy and personable Highland ponies were great fun to ride; tack was...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Booked a 1 hour beginner pony trek for myself (experienced rider) and my two family members (very beginner). The centre is located behind the railway station, you park at the railway and walk over to it on a driveway path. Our instructor was very nice...More

Thank TravelGoddess2
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Not far from the main A9 road. The business is most certainly a fun establishment it caters for all walks of life and a local RDA group operates from there. The horses and ponies are very well kemp and proof is in in shiny coats...More

Thank Brian R
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Many thanks for your very positive review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thanks Ruaridh

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Family of five (2 adults 3 kids), lovely 1 hour treck through the fields in kingussie. Staff were excellent, friendly and talkative, our 2 youngest were led and talked constantly to the staff. All loved, and will hopefully be back

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic 9 days of Wild West antics, riding, carriage driving, Wild West displays, camp fires, barbecues and of course Rudy the Rodeo Clown! A must to visit :)

Thank Tamesa D
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

We plan to do a similar week in June this year 2017 and we hope you can make it and we look forward to seeing you again - Many thanks Ruaridh

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I had the most fantastic time arriving as a novice I was treated like one of the team and by the end of the week long course I felt competent to use horsepower as valuable part of my job during woodland management.The food was superb...More

2  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

What an amazing 9 days of horse activities, meeting new friends, learning new skills but most of all laughing and having fun in some beautiful Highland countryside.

1  Thank Artisanthreads
Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

We will be doing this again in June 2017 as well as celebrating the 65th anniversary of Pony Trekking too on Saturday the 17th of June - I do hope you can make it :-) Thanks Ruaridh

Reviewed 2 June 2016

I requested a half day trail riding session which normally means trails being followed at a reasonable pace including cantering. What I got was a pony trek round some fields just outside Kingussie - very boring and not what I was expecting, in fact a...More

Thank LesWat
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