Saddle up alongside a friend and escape from the modern world with this perfect Western Riding Break for Two.
Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a complete novice this western riding experience is suitable for everyone. Riding out on either an "American Paint" or an "Appaloosa" (spotty) horse in full western turnout, you are sure to look and feel like a real cowboy...or cowgirl.
You’ll enjoy a couple of days away in the peace of the New Forest with 94,000 acres of ancient New Forest National Park land to explore, this trail ride takes you across open plains, into wooded enclosures, along tree lines tracks and through shimmering streams. You’ll leave the stresses and worries of everyday life behind as you relax, unwind and enjoy a gentle trail through the stunning countryside on horseback.
During this experience you'll be riding in a Western saddle. Western saddles are mainly used for western riding, for working horses throughout the United States and they're the choice of saddle for cowboys. They are designed to provide security and comfort for all riders on long journeys, especially over rugged terrain.
Included in this package is a one night B&B stay at Bashley House on the southern edge of the forest, just a short walk from the 'local' Rising Sun Inn and from the stables where your trusty steed will be waiting to take you riding out amongst the wild ponies and foals and on into the leafy glades of the forest enclosures. There you may well spy the herds of deer or other inhabitants of the peaceful woodlands. There are many places of interest to visit, places to eat and other activities to enjoy locally.
When can you go?
This experience is available on selected dates, typically March to November, excluding August and bank holidays.
How long does this activity last?
This is a one night's stay for two people and includes breakfast.
You need to know
The minimum age is 12 years, however under 18s must be accompanied by a participating adult.
The maximum weight is 95kg (15 stone). This activity is suitable for beginners as well as seasoned riders. It is not suitable for pregnant women. If you are disabled you will need to have a medical certificate. Clients sign a registration certificate.
You will be asked to fill in a registration and acceptance form on the day.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.
You and how many others?
There will be a maximum of ten other riders with you both on the day.
Family and friends
You are welcome to bring friends and family to watch you, however there will be a charge.