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Shilstone Rocks

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2 hour Canter across the Moor

Best ride out I’ve ever had. Stunning views despite the mist with great local knowledge from our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Becky H
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2hrs Hacking out on Dartmoor - Amazing

Shilstone Rocks riding school and horse adventures, I booked a 2hr riding session as a early... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Smiler996
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Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TF, England
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All reviews my daughter hour ride horse riding fantastic experience great guide wild ponies two hours stunning views little girl enjoyable ride coming back staff were really friendly see you next year the pub hack girls yard
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best ride out I’ve ever had. Stunning views despite the mist with great local knowledge from our lead Rider Hayley. But best of all my horse Russell was just stunning. A true gentleman so well behaved but gave me my first gallop! A beaut to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Becky H
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Shilstone Rocks riding school and horse adventures, I booked a 2hr riding session as a early birthday surprise for my wife, she had ridden before and I had only very rudimentary understanding of riding - the team at Shilstone Rock where fantastic, took time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Went for a 1 hour journey over Dartmoor with guide Maria. Myself and my husband are beginners and we’re given the appropriate horses for our levels. Maria was exceptionally lovely, and made the experience even better. Highly Recommend for beginners. Keith and Angela

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

My daughter and I went for a one hour ride , after not having ridden for a couple of years my knees are not great these days and my daughter had a bad experience on an ex army horse , so we were both a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

My daughter and I were on holiday in Exeter and as horse owners wanted to go up on the moors for a nice hack and to explore the countryside.The stables we found in Widecombe although in a rather narrow road were amazing..The people who ran...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I do not ride anymore but have done in the past. Guided pony trecking always worth considering if you are youg enough and have the skill . You will certainly see more of the Moor than in a car.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John G
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Staff were superb. Very safe and informative with info about the horses, how to ride for beginners and about the area. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PhilJ139
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I took my daughter for a beginners riding session which in total lasted approx 90 minutes. From arrival staff were really friendly helping my daughter with kit fitting + hire. She said the ride was excellent with amazing views and that more importantly the instructor...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our first ride out together. My husband had never sat on a horse before, but was perfectly taken care of, given great instruction and put on a lovely horse that calmly followed the route and behaved very well! The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Corinne D
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

What a find and two fantastic afternoon rides thoroughly enjoyed by both Mum and 7 yr old daughter. Ponies picked for you by ability and really liked that they watched us ride in the ménage before setting off to make sure we were happy and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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