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Cholwell Riding Stables

#1 of 1 things to do in Mary Tavy Features Animals
Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park PL19 9QG, England
+44 1822 810526
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Nervous rider

Although we both ride my daughter is very nervous and wasn't really looking forward to hacking out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erika W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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As an experienced rider with my own horses it is always difficult to go to riding stables as they... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park PL19 9QG, England
+44 1822 810526
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we both ride my daughter is very nervous and wasn't really looking forward to hacking out on the moors. However the staff were so friendly and warm despite being very busy. She loved it . The yard and horses were beautifully kept. It was...More

2  Thank Erika W
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

As an experienced rider with my own horses it is always difficult to go to riding stables as they generally don't deliver...I was therefore concerned it would be boring. On the contrary it was absolutely brilliant. Professional and helpful staff and ride leaders. Horses that...More

3  Thank DMVEAL
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you again for a great time today. My daughter wanted to go back for a birthday treat- Donna and her team looked after us so well - we rode Rosie & Lady who we loved. Even in a mixed ability group we had a...More

1  Thank TazBooth
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Donna looked after everyone very well, (while dealing with a minor emergency of a car nearly tipping over!) Everyone was asked about their experience, horsed accordingly and split into appropriate levels and sent out in their separate groups. I was given the most wonderful horse...More

1  Thank 825abigaild
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Birthday present ride. Not been on a horse for several years. Good attention to detail ref experience. Beautiful views and well chosen route on a friendly, experienced horse.Reassuring guide.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

I came riding at Cholwell riding stables with my two sons aged 6 and 12 years at Easter (2017). I was very impressed with how well the horses were looked after. The staff were very attentive and structured the ride so that it catered for...More

1  Thank cherrywood1711
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was my first Hack on Dartmoor, and there will be many more. I am physically disabled and started riding about a year ago. The guys at the stables took everything in their stride, catering for both me and my wife (who is experienced) in...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were recommended to these stables by the owner of the cottage we were staying in, and really glad she did. We had a super ride over the moor, with plenty of cantering which was thrilling. We are not in our prime, and having riding...More

2  Thank Tina M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Recently returned here after a couple of years ,rode my favourite horse (op) had a wonderful ride with the lovely Britney as our escort .Will now be going regularly .x x

1  Thank Derek V
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My daughter has learning difficulties , autisum and a syndrome called Malan syndrome . Part of this syndrome is poor muscle weakness. I am unsure even today how she has the strength and ability to get on a horse and canter across the moors, but...More

2  Thank Sandi O
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1 September 2016|
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Response from Donna P | Property representative |
Hello We charge £22 for 1hour ride, £31 for 1and half hour and £40 for 2hours. Thank you
3 August 2015|
Response from Donna P | Property representative |
Hello. Our horses will go at the speed asked of them, We have faster horses and ponies for more experienced riders and we have slow and steady horses for novices We have lots of horses for various abilities inbetween aswell