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Burley-Villa School of Riding

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Address: New Milton, New Forest, Hampshire Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SH, England
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+44 1425 610278
09:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 19:00

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A lovely day!

This was a birthday present from my boyfriend, he's only been on a horse a couple of times and I am experienced in English riding but that didn't matter as all types are catered... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
Erihn K
Watford, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The 2 girls that took 5 of us out, friendly, but to pay £65.00 when all we did was walk for 1hour and 59 minutes with under a minute of trotting, would not go there again

Thank Cathie B
Watford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was a birthday present from my boyfriend, he's only been on a horse a couple of times and I am experienced in English riding but that didn't matter as all types are catered for. I was paired with the lovely Coyote....he has the air of 'I've seen it all and then some' and I loved his nonchalant character, apparently... More 

Thank Erihn K
London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time with the ponies. I'd never ridden before, but I was made to feel welcome and put at ease. Felt I was in safe hands throughout. Would recommend.

Thank Miss B
United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I came to Burley-Villa School of Riding for a Western Day Experience. My boyfriend bought it for me as he knows how much I use to love riding as a child. I haven't been on a horse for more than 15 years but the staff made it really easy and stress free. The ranch is very welcoming with tea, coffee... More 

Thank SNad86
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We bought our daughter a western style riding day for her 21st. She now has a wonderful memory to look back on. On getting to the stable we were met by very helpful and friendly staff. My husband and i bought the lunch option too so we could spend some of the day with her. There was plenty of tea... More 

Thank 50karen59
Fareham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visited as part of a Virgin experience package, 2 days horse riding and a night at the Bashley B&B. Having never ridden before I was quite uneasy about the experience but the staff here are wonderful at putting new ridders at ease and by the last ride I was feeling a bit sad about having to say goodbye to... More 

Thank BiscuitsandAdventure
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

What a perfect way to summarise our quiet holiday in New Forest. It was a good surprise for our teenagers. STAFF We had two members of staff who made our whole experience a memorable one. The two angels in their fluorescent vests kept us engaged with spontaneous conversations while introducing us to the horses. HORSES Horses in general are unpredictable... More 

1 Thank samkaiser
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We visited as a Girlguiding group - thirty six of us with 24 of us riding. The owners and staff couldn't have been more helpful on the telephone when we booked and in person when we visited. We opted for the 30 minute ride which was perfect for beginners. The girls loved looking around the yard and the staff chatted... More 

Thank 25Jenny
Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

me and my daughter visited for 2nd time last week, the first time we went the lady owner had kept "telling us off" for various things! knowing we never rode a horse before, despite "welcoming beginners" she has no people skills at all. we visited again because we thought might have been one off. the 90 min hack was nice... More 

5 Thank Natasha D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

What a great day from start to finish! Nice cup of coffee and a bacon roll to set you up for the morning. You meet your horse for the day, give them a good groom, tack them up then hop on for a lesson to learn the basics of what you need for the afternoons trail. Then a lovely BBQ... More 

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