Brendon Manor Riding Stables On Exmoor
Horses & Ponies For Hire
Riding on Exmoor
Come and see Exmoor from horseback, we ride across open
countryside, through combes, valleys and rivers including the famous Lorna
arrange rides to suit families, riders and beginners on sensible Horses and
Ponies. Quiet animals for the nervous and novices and more forward going horses available
for the experienced rider.
Large Groups Welcome
Mixed Ability Rides
Our friendly staff will welcome anyone who wants to ride. Our rides take
people all over the open moorland, and down into the valleys and clear
streams below. Generally, we adapt each ride to suit the individuals
abilities. We also take out mixed ability rides, beginner's rides and
rider's rides, and we are happy to offer a large group discount.
If some people want to canter and others want to just walk that's fine,
we can look after you, and if you want to go on a ride where there are only
beginners or only riders, just ask.
6 and Under
Lead rein around the field. 1/2 or 1 hour walk around the
field with a pony and lead rein.
This ride goes up on to Brendon Common and is suitable for
Beginners ride will be mainly walking with some trot if requested (to
the escort's discretion).
Novice rides will include more trotting and some cantering depending on
the rider's ability.
Riders will have the opportunity to trot and canter.
Ride over Brendon Common, and drop down into the wooded
Doone Valley where spectacular views of the 'Exmoor Forest' and the Doone
Valley are sure to be seen.
This ride is suitable for all, beginners, novices and riders but please
be aware if you have never ridden before you may be a bit saddle sore after
We would recommend just 1 hour first if you have never been on a horse
Ride over the old 'Exmoor Forest' across open county and wooded valleys.
This ride can vary depending on the weather and ability of the riders and is
for riders only.
Horse Riding and Livery Yard
Here at Brendon Manor Farm and Riding Stables we also have livery
and the riding deal, which is ideal for those people wanting to ride on
a regular basis, and also those with their own horses.
We are always on hand to answer your questions, and provide you with
honest advice. We are a well established stable with many years of
experience to draw upon, and it is from our knowledge and understanding
of you and your horses needs that we have developed the following
services for your convenience:
For people who live locally and want to ride on a regular basis, we
offer the riding scheme. This allows people to ride on a regular basis
at a reduced rate. With the riding scheme people pay a fixed amount each
month and can ride up to a certain amount of hours each month, whenever
they want (assuming the horses they want are free). This is also
available in the winter and summer (the choice of horses and ponies are
During the winter many of the horses go away on 'winter loan', the
horses and ponies are used as companions over the winter or as a 'first
pony' for children. So if you are looking for a quiet horse or pony to
ride over the winter please contact us, we are always looking for winter
We also have livery and DIY livery, stabling and grazing services
If you are interested in any of the above schemes or services please
do not hesitate to get in contact with us today.
over 60 years under the same establishment
Tel: Brendon 01598 741246
Opening Times : Easter till late October
For enquires and bookings contact Janet or Lucy on
Proprietors: Mr & Mrs B. Woolacott 01598741256
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