Horses/Riding

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View The Forest On Horseback

Source: Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism Association

If you love horses there are a few good places to have a lesson or get out and ride through the woods. They all offer different things at different levels so there is something for everyone.

Redbrook Equestrian

A great set up at Upper Redbrook – near Monmouth – NP25 4LU. They offer a full range of lessons and hacks through the countryside (and it is beautiful round there). For information and prices visit http://www.redbrookequestrian.com/ or call 01600 715339.

Greenacre Riding Stables

New on the (stable) block (ha ha) are Greenacres Riding Stables. We have given them a go and they offer a range of hacks and lessons for all and are very professional and friendly. Call 0744 365 1534 or visit: http://www.greenacresstables.co.uk/.

Severnvale Equestrian Centre

Or try Severnvale Equestrian Centre (about half an hours drive on the A48 just north of Chepstow), Tidenham, Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 7LL. Call 01291 623412 or email: svec@clara.co.uk.

Coldcroft Shires & Traditional Skills

Join our slower and more peaceful way of life. Enjoy time in the countryside on their farm where you can learn traditional skills and work our heavy horses. Farming as it used to be! Call 07748 115450 or visit: https://www.coldcroftfarm.co.uk/.