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Lochhill Equestrian & Trekking Centre

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Trek for my daughter and a friend. Really well organised centre. Excellent safety. Friendly owner... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Robert D
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Kind, patient staff and lovely natured horses.

With a few different riding schools in the area we tried Lochhill after a recommendation from a... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Ringford | Lochhill Farm, Kirkcudbrightshire, Castle Douglas DG7 2AR, Scotland
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+44 1557 820225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve done treks at this centre a lot and what I witnessed was appalling. The horses used are often extremely nervous and only recently broken in. I’ve witnessed them spooking and people actually falling off on treks due to the horses being so inexperienced. If...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Trek for my daughter and a friend. Really well organised centre. Excellent safety. Friendly owner and instructor. Beautiful area to ride in.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Shocking! The staff did not welcome my daughter at all. We took my daughter here because she loves horses. When we arrived, there was no introduction, and when they put my daughter on the horse, she was expected to know everything. She was shouted at...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

With a few different riding schools in the area we tried Lochhill after a recommendation from a friend. On arrival we were promptly shown into the office to complete paperwork and get kids sized up for helmets. Kids were complete beginners so once introduced to...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go riding while on holiday and found this place on the internet we booked jumping lessons for the elder 2 girls and flat lessons for the younger 2 on arrival we were quickly booked in and the girls were soon on the...More

Thank nickbag
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for part of my hen weekend. Absolutely loved it. The ponies were amazing, the staff couldn't have been nicer or more helpful and excellent value for money

Thank ffsusethisone
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Took my Arab Ibs on full livery - lovely airy stable + turnout , arena for use , accompanied hacks and lessons - nothing too much trouble . Ibs was very happy and was well looked after , it meant I could enjoy my holiday...More

Thank Jix160
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I returned to Lochhill after really enjoying riding there last year. Went for 6 lessons over a 2 week holiday. This is a really really friendly yard. My daughter is visually impaired and staff were helful ensuring she understood instructions etc, but...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Jill Riley Just been today on a hack round the hills for an hour. I can't say enough how much I enjoyed it and from the moment my friend and I arrived the staff and welcome were first rate! This is def the place to...More

Thank jenscotland
Reviewed 12 March 2016

My daughter and i went on a two hour hack out from here while visiting family in Scotland. My self not having ridden for 10 years but my daugher a keen enthusiast i was given Sally to ride and she looked after me completely while...More

1  Thank mippy2014
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