Pony trekking for children

Riding & Trekking

The Masham Riding and Treking Centre is adjacent to Swinton Park and at the heart of the Estate. The centre provides trekking and basic riding lessons in an outdoor arena. There are 18 horses and ponies of which most are pure bred highlands, but we also have Welsh mountain ponies and a Shire horse, all of which have a friendly disposition. The riding centre deals with all levels of riding skill and all ages of rider. It is also home to the Dykes Hill Highland Pony Stud with a prize winning lineage of over 30 years.

Terl: 01765 689636
Web: www.mashamridingcentre.com

Pony rides, lessons and treks are available for children (with or without lead reins) and adults. Charges per person are as follows :

Treks  
15 minutes £8.00
30 minutes £14.00
1 hour £22.00
1 hr 30 minutes £30.00
2 hours £38.00
Lessons  
30 minutes £18 (£13 for groups of 2-6)
1 hour £30 (£25 for groups of 2-6)

Full details of your height, weight and experience are required. Please book this activity in advance, prior to your stay. We are happy to book this for you on your behalf, or if you would like to book direct or make further enquiries you can contact the stables on www.mashamridingcentre.com.

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