Intermediate 1hr Trek

Intermediate 1hr Trek

IDEAL WAY TO SEE ROTHIEMURCHUS FROM A DIFFERENT VIEW.

1 hour trek, along an interesting and varied route, with little or no road work.

Age restrictions apply. For further information please scroll down for Description, Need to Know and Rates & Dates.

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  • DESCRIPTION
  • NEED TO KNOW
  • RATES AND DATES
  • OUR INSTRUCTORS
  • This trek is ideal for riders, who are confident at rising trot over reasonable distances. If all riders are confident and comfortable then a short canter may be incorporated into the ride.

    This experience takes approximately 1 hour and allows the rider to enjoy our fun ponies in their natural environment, amidst superb scenery and across varied and exciting terrain with little or no road work.

    We offer different rides to suit all levels of ability. Please read the individual terms and conditions and note the level of experience required – this is an important requirement to ensure that everyone has the best experience possible and that our riders are safe at all times. If a rider is deemed not experienced enough they will not be allowed to continue with that ride.

    Required documents for Health and Safety are included in the booking process and must be completed before arrival. 

    Gift Vouchers for this activity are available here


    EQUIPMENT PROVIDED
    Protective headgear provided.

    PARTICIPANTS TO TAKE
    Wear suitable outdoor clothing & sturdy shoes with a small heel.

    EXPERIENCE
    Must be competent at walk and rising trot over reasonable distances in open spaces. Riders must have ridden before, be used to riding outside a riding arena and able to do a short canter. Required documents attached to your booking confirmation are required to be completed by all participants prior to arrival. You will not be able to participate if these are not completed as they are part of our Health and Safety procedure.

    WEIGHT & DISCLAIMER
    14 stone (100 kg). A disclaimer must be signed by participants before the session – Under 16’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to sign the disclaimer, and can then be left with the instructor.

    MEETING POINT
    The Stables. Please park at either the Triangle or Woodland car parks and walk to the stables.

    Please see link with in the confirmation email.

    For a map and directions, you can download the free app what3words.

    The Car Park for the Stables is located at the what3words location: traffic.privately.ripen

    The Stables are located just across the field from the Car Park at the what3words location:push.trials.domain

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
    Please arrive at the stables 20-25 minutes prior to the session.

    CANCELLATION POLICY
    If you need to change your booking or to cancel, we do require 24 hours notice in order for you to receive a full refund.

    DURATION
    Approx. 1 hour. You must arrive 20-25 mins before the session to get safety gear fitted and meet your pony!

    PRICE
    £47 per person (minimum age 12 years under 16’s must be signed in by an adult).

    DATES

    Open from February to November. Full programme from Easter – October 31st. Closed on Tuesdays expect during School Holidays.



    INSTRUCTORS
    We aim to use pedigree Highland ponies due to their hardy and strong nature as well as their kind temperament. We also have a Shetland/Exmoor cross pony and a Dartmoor pony to allow us to take smaller riders. We are a very friendly team, both human and equine, and have rides going out all year round (weather dependant) tailored by ability.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Feona Laing – BHH Stage 1 & 2, TRSS Senior Trek Leader, first aid Rebecca Brown – BHS AI, qualified Veterinary Nurse, first aid.

    CREDIBILITY
    We are a TRSS approved centre and most of our riding is varied, off road heathland or Caledonian pine woodland terrain.






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