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Coloured Cob

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I booked an hour trekking experience on Groupon for my daughter and niece- both 7 years old. We met... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
South Yorkshire
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Friendly riding centre

Started riding here a few months ago after a 25 year break. Was matched to a suitable horse and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“creswell crags”(20 reviews)
“pony trek”(14 reviews)
Coloured Cob Equestrian Centre provides quality horse riding tuition as well as fantastic off road hacking and trekking. We cater for all abilities, beginner to advanced. We have a large range of horses and ponies to suit your needs. We cater for...more
Mansfield Road, Creswell | Worksop, Nottingham S80 4AA, England
+44 1909 725251
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked an hour trekking experience on Groupon for my daughter and niece- both 7 years old. We met the owner as we arrived, who was absolutely lovely, she was so friendly and welcoming that my children were at ease from the minute we got...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Started riding here a few months ago after a 25 year break. Was matched to a suitable horse and have since ridden two others. All different personalities but all wonderful. Group lessons are really good value and every lesson is different. Horses all very healthy,...More

Thank SallyJD9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phoned in the morning and riding at 2 pm the same day. On arrival we were very warmly greeted and checked in. Our horses were great. I rode Ned a 16-2 maxi cob who was lovely. Emily rose Tenby who again was perfect. Our guide...More

Thank Simono1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, healthy horses, organised. Thoroughly enjoyed by myself, 15 year old and 10 year old. Will re visit.

Thank Kirsty G
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I started riding here a couple of months ago. The first thing that struck me was how well the horses and ponies looked. Then I met Sharon,Gail and the team and I understood why. They care about their horses and ponies and about making it...More

Thank stefnaid
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Loved it, we had an hour trek and then a carriage ride afterwards. The staff are very friendly and enjoy their job. We had champagne on the carriage ride as well and for time to stop to take photos. Big thanks to Gail for helping...More

Thank Itsdanagain
Sharon T, Owner at Coloured Cob, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to be part of your special day! I hope we see you both again in the very near future. Hope you enjoyed your meal at the Elmtree too! Love Gail x

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Visited Coloured Cobs yesterday having arranged a 3 hour hack a few weeks before and then changing the time of the trek the day before as thunder was forecast. Booking service and change of plans were handled very well by friendly staff. On arrival I...More

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Sharon T, Owner at Coloured Cob, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hi, unfortunately the usual member of staff that escorts out was on holiday as you had changed dates so the lady who took you out isn't as experienced doing assessments. We record assessments so that we can show clients the reasons for our decisions on...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Just got back from here. Had a great time, tried side saddle and carriage driving - a first for both of us and a great experience. Also went on 2 fab hacks. Kind, experienced staff, horses and ponies well cared for and well schooled. There’s...More

Thank lizzeemac
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We are pony/horse novices. We booked from our Forest Holidays vacation. The venue looked a little ropey to begin with. We wondered if we were in the right place. However, when we were greeted, the excursion really came into its own. The staff were so...More

Thank aaronleegunn
Reviewed 2 July 2018

on ringing i felt at ease dealt with professionally and friendly, i booked an half hour lesson with a three hour hack..my nerves got the better of me and was like a novice, the young instructor was professional and friendly and was excellent at relaxing...More

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31 July 2017|
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Response from Sharon T | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately as horses seem to getting smaller, our weight limit is 15 stone. Regards, Sharon.
4 November 2016|
Response from Carl R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes all year round
19 June 2016|
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Response from Ivana S | Reviewed this property |
Ooo! I can't remember for sure, but I think it's about £35 each. But can't be 100% as I book just after Christmas.