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Cholwell Riding Stables

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Address: Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park PL19 9QG , England
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Wonderful horses and great hack

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... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed today NEW

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 Ellie and Donna made sure she chatted to everyone and that everyone was comfortable during... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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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.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 all of our abilities. The staff were kind, friendly and helpful even offering to take... More 

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1 Thank cherrywood1711
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 a hack together. They checked my ability, and weakness and adapted everything for me, meaning... More 

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Marden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 lessions again after 30 years, so it was great to put the lessons into practice... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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1 Thank Derek V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 with the help of the amazing staff here she goes every Sunday and it is... More 

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1 Thank Sandi O
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was kitted out in horse riding gear, and told that I was riding Amber. As I have hemiplegia (problems with balance and co- ordination) and Auditory Neuropathy (deafness), I found the staff very professional and helpful, offering tips on how to ride as I only ride horses with Riding for the Disabled Association. I enjoyed this experience of riding and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Another great visit to Cholwell stables, friendly experienced staff good horse choices. Thanks to all the staff for making our Easter ride on the moor so enjoyable, a special thanks to Tania for looking after our safety. Her horse knowledge and reassuring manner ensured we all had to most enjoyable ride, the views are fantastic but had having such a... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

My wife and two kids , 9 and 10, decided they wanted to go horse riding and after reviews decided to use Cholwell riding stables. Very friendly staff and after asking questions about your experience chose a horse that would be suitable to your ability. They kitted you out to what you needed hat, boots etc, got you mounted and... More 

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