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Burley-Villa School of Riding

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New Milton New Forest Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SH, England
+44 1425 610278
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Lovely riding experience for kids

We booked a ride for our three kids 6, 9 and 12yrs while on holiday. All are novices but really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
babybrain08
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Northern Ireland
via mobile
There wasn’t a wow factor

I was first placed on a really nice chestnut horse in a very comfortable saddle. I was happy with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
greenladybourne
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United Kingdom
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“western style” (22 reviews)
“western ride” (23 reviews)
“my daughter” (20 reviews)
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New Milton New Forest Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SH, England
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+44 1425 610278
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"western style"
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"western ride"
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"my daughter"
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"riding experience"
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"new forest"
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"hour ride"
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"an experienced rider"
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"western experience"
in 6 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
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"wild ponies"
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"complete beginner"
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"safe hands"
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"beginner riders"
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"on arrival"
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"children aged"
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"slow pace"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a ride for our three kids 6, 9 and 12yrs while on holiday. All are novices but really enjoyed the experience and were looked after really well. Lovely gentle ponies and plenty of chat with those leading. This is our saving year in...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I was first placed on a really nice chestnut horse in a very comfortable saddle. I was happy with that choice. We were put in a coral to see how we rode first and when they got the horses to trot, I was told by...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Booked a 2 hour Western ride for myself and my daughter. After being greeted on arrival, Kate and Carol made sure we were well matched with our horses (Blue and Cree) and comfortable in the saddle and with the knowledge to control our horses on...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We travelled to Burley Villa specifically to ride western style - so it was disappointing that our mounts were typical grumpy, lazy riding school ponies, which just happened to have western saddles on their backs. The staff were very pleasant, but the riding experience wasn't...More

1  Thank suestephenson2015
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

As a novice English rider, I was anticipating a relaxing rather than thrilling ride and that’s what I got! I enjoyed a 90 minute western ride through the beautiful forest. It was interesting to try another style, although I’d heard western is more comfortable and...More

Thank KWelshie
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming with tea and cakes. Horses are very well looked after. Fabulous ride through the forest and a few trots which was great fun. Thank to the two young ladies that took us made me feel very at ease As had not ridden for...More

Thank mandijdance
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I was looking for a riding school for myself (a mature-ish lady) I organised a private lesson with a view to making block bookings every month. I turned up just before the time requested and went to reception. The gentleman who finally greeted me was...More

5  Thank Karin-Kit A
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Booked a half hour riding lesson for my daughter and I while on holiday. Everyone was very helpful and well organised. Good facilities also, waiting area, toilets etc

Thank HS2086
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I had a riding lesson here. They were very welcoming and helped a novice through the basics very patiently. Looking forward to the next time.

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic here, my children aged 15,12 & 9 were looked after so well and had an amazing time riding the ponies! The staff here made us feel so welcome, it wasn't rushed and they were so informative about everything! Really reasonably priced too, will...More

Thank Kazz15820
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Claire5467
19 August 2017|
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
Huge selection of all sizes, so you will not be stuck for choice.
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Sandra W
2 July 2017|
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Response from preeti v | Reviewed this property |
We were visiting too. Quick search on google maps said about 11minutes min no traffic. - Dependant on where you are in Brockenhurst, may take slightly longer / less
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