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Highland Horse Fun Kingussie

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2 Ruthven Road | Unit 2a, Railway Station Industrial Estate, Kingussie PH21 1ER, Scotland
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Wild West 9 day extravaganza

What an amazing 9 days of horse activities, meeting new friends, learning new skills but most of... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Artisanthreads
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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Watch out for what you get!

I requested a half day trail riding session which normally means trails being followed at a... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
LesWat
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Stirling, 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. We even have our own beach on the River Spey.
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2 Ruthven Road | Unit 2a, Railway Station Industrial Estate, Kingussie PH21 1ER, Scotland
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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.

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Ruaridh_Ormiston, Owner at Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, 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

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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

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We booked a 1.5 hour Pony Trek and thoroughly enjoyed it. Yolande (think that is how you spell it?) was very friendly and patient, and took us on a trek through the local wooded area which gave us wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I too rode out on Sept 9th We all booked an 'experienced ride' this means you are comfortable in all 3 paces, not the time to 'learn to canter' If you desire to improve your riding, best book a lesson, rather than an experienced ride....More

5  Thank chris r
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Pretty stable. Very cautious but well cared for horses. Teacher was nice and helpful, but manager named lorraine is the reason people dont ride. I was on the horse for 5 mins and getting adjusted to his pace when she yelled out that i was...More

13  Thank Bobcat0077
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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

My 2 and a half year old daughter seemed to have developed an interest in horses over the summer so, while we were on a family holiday in Newtonmore in August, we brought her to the Newtonmore Riding Centre. The Centre does 30 min led...More

2  Thank smash31
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Newtonmore Riding Centre had extremely helpful staff in finding the right type of ride for me and my partner, we both had limited or no experience and the staff helped us book and begin to feel comfortable on the horses. The ride itself was defiantly...More

Thank Amy R
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

The countryside is beautiful. The staff are friendly. The horses are gorgeous. Couldn't have asked for more.

Thank Jon C
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Great place, great staff & good for little girls & boys even if disabled. Caring and attentive staff and reasonable rates, do book well in advance.

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Took my partner here on holiday as he has always wanted To ride. I am already a rider with 25years experience with my own, so it really was for him, and it was fabulous. I must admit I would have like a little bit more...More

Thank Jan W
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