Witherslack Riding School
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Hacking & Trekking

Arguably the best hacking in the lakes!

Riders from complete beginners to advanced will equally be taken aback by the views, scenery and tranquillity that our 2500 acre private estate set in the Witherslack and Winster valley offers.

Rides from Half hour pony rides to 6-day trail rides.
Ages start from 3 years

Hack/Trek Type Info Price
30min Lead Rein Ride Complete Beginners £25
45min Ride & 15min Lesson Complete Beginners
Includes 15min lesson in the arena learning basic controls
£40
1hr Ride Beg/Nov/Int/Adv £35
90min Ride Beg/Nov/Int/Adv £50
2hr Ride Nov/Int/Adv £60
Half Day Ride (3hrs) approx. Int/Advanced Only £75
Day Ride(5hrs) approx. Int/Advanced Only £125
2 Day Trail Ride
1 Night accommodation
Int/Advanced Only £400
3 Day Trial Ride
2 Night accommodation
Int/Advanced Only £600
6 Day Lakeland Trail Ride Int/Advanced Only> £1500

Complete Beginners
Rider who have never ridden a horse/pony before.
Beginners
Riders who are capable/confident riding a horse/pony at walk without the lead rein.
Novice
Riders who are capable/confident riding a horse/pony at walk and trot without the lead rein.
Intermediate
Riders who are capable/confident riding a horse/pony at walk, trot and Canter over undulating ground.
Advanced
Riders who are capable/confident riding a horse/pony at walk, trot, canter over undulating ground, can jump and perform lateral movements.

ALL RIDERS WILL BE ASSESSED PRIOR TO BEING TAKEN OUT ON THEIR RIDE.  THE ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE BEGINNING OF YOUR RIDE, THERFORE PART OF YOUR ALLOTED TIME.
IF YOU ARE NOT AT THE REQUIRED STANDARD YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE, AND YOU WILL NOT RECIEVE A REFUND!
IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR ABILITY WE ADVISE YOU TAKE A LESSON WITH US PRIOR TO YOUR RIDE TO BE SURE OF YOUR CAPABILITIES.



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Pony Parties

Open to children who don’t have their own pony; it gives your child the opportunity to gain knowledge in all aspects of equine care in a safe environment.... more

Riding Holidays

We have been running children's holidays for the last 15yrs and can promise a holiday that your child will remember for a long time. We have children that return year after year and we are delighted to help them learn to ride, learn to look after their horses.... more

Horse Riding Lessons

We also has a lot of experience with youngsters breaking and producing for competition. Re-backing and schooling problem horses. We love to teach beginners all the way up to advanced riders ... more