Horseback riding is a fabulous outdoor activity and a great way to see and discover new areas. On horseback, you can get off the beaten track and see so much more of the treasures of the countryside. Even if you are not a seasoned rider but a complete beginner there are riding schools to teach you here in Cornwall, all you need is to be keen to learn. The fully qualified instructors are excellent and the horses are calm and patient. The teachers will pair you with ponies based on your riding abilities.
Many of the equestrian centres will allow you to bring along your own equine, so you both get to discover pastures new. Otherwise, you can avail of the centres well schooled horses and ponies. Take time to spend and care for these delightful animals.
Cornwall with its vast and diverse landscape provides some amazing and exhilarating riding opportunities for horse riders. There are miles of picturesque horse trails throughout the countryside, over moorland, through forest tracks and along coastal routes and the views are amazing.
There is nothing nicer than cantering across wide stretches of golden sandy beaches as the sun rises or sets. Maybe a more general leisurely ride would be more suited to you as you take in the glorious surroundings. Trail rides will take you off the beaten track and amongst beautiful unspoilt countryside. More adventurous riders might go for the fast pace of cross-country riding, a fun experience and very rewarding, as you make those jumps.
Perhaps you might engage in a new area and try your hand at dressage or have a show-jumping lesson.
All our properties are located within close proximity to stables or may have livery facilities, or access to fields or bridleways, so you can ride your horse easily during your stay. It is best to check beforehand exactly what facilities are available and if the parking is suitable for your trailer or lorry if taking one. They will also be able to tell you what type of riding is available nearby.
After a long and exhausting day in the saddle you can retire back to your property and your home comforts where you can relax and chill. Maybe opt for a property with a hot tub, games room or pool where the fun can continue. Or simply enjoy a BBQ and beverages on the terrace or patio.
There is plenty more to do here in Cornwall if you want a break from the saddle or if other people in your party don't ride, with all types of activities and attractions available in close proximity.
For the very best equestrian escape look no further than Cornwall, it is the complete package, spectacular scenery, first class attractions, fabulous restaurants, boutique shops and great weather. Not forgetting the miles and miles of diverse landscape to explore.