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Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre

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| Northwilds, IV19 1PE, Scotland
+44 1862 735007
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Working Holiday FANTASTIC

My daughter and I just came back from a Working Holiday - it was absolutely fabulous. The horses... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
mac1107a
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Alexandria, Virginia
Highly recommendable

Highlands Unbridled is a completely uncomparable stable, the staff is absolutely knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
jesse169
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Bremen, Germany
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Here at Highlands Unbridled we have riding to suit everyone, from Pony Trekking for complete beginners and exhilerating beach gallops for experienced riders,long distance trail riding holidays including the longest trail ride in the UK visiting all 3 of Scotlands coasts. Specialising in coast to coast riding holidays across the wild and beautiful far North of Scotland, we offer a variety of holidays to suit all budgets Our Trail Riding holidays cover the Highlands of Scotland, with several different Coast to Coast options, rides along the Great Glen Way, rides through the Wild West Highlands and the Cairngorms too. From our new riding centre in Northwilds, just outside Tain, in Ross-shire we offer pony trekking, and we can offer rides tailored to your ability and requirements - a walk along the beach, a gentle loch-side hack, a trek through heather clad hills, beach gallop or tranquil forest ride, the choice is yours. Riding in small friendly groups and booking is essential We also offer riding lessons for all ages and abilities at Northwilds too. We're sure you'll find what you are looking for at Highlands Unbridled and pride ourself on trying to make peoples riding dreams come true....
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My daughter and I just came back from a Working Holiday - it was absolutely fabulous. The horses are all good school horses, and we particularly loved Lexi, Magic, Ginny, and Stan. Rides varied every day by location, and we rode at minimum two hours...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Highlands Unbridled is a completely uncomparable stable, the staff is absolutely knowledgeable, personable, passionate and professional and really tried their best to provide me with the most enjoyable experience, although this was quite a challenging job due to dificult weather conditions. My horse was absolutely...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We have horses at home and wanted to explore the nature of the Highlands from the horseback. Half of our family is experienced riders and the other half beginners. To be honest I was a bit worried that I would get a difficult horse, but...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A trail of 1h30, only my mum and I and Jan the guide, It was a very nice moment, Horses were great for begginers, and Jan was an excellent guide nice views, she permitted me to canter as more as i wished on the beach,!!...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I hardly ever leave a bad review unless it is to serve as a warning to future guests, and in this case, a warning is necessary. My husband and I are experienced riders and own and train our own horses. I've spent many years as...More

5  Thank Tanya K. L
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HighlandsUnbridled, Owner at Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your ride with us. The horses you rode, Brooke and Maverick are two of our most requested horses from people who ride with us regularly, so I am suprised that you had such a problem with...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I spent two amazing days hacking out with Jan up the Hill of Tain, grass roads and beaches. Impeccably behaved, sure footed, confident highland pony; charming and knowledgeable guide; magical scenery...what more can one ask! I would highly recommend to experienced riders who want to...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Once again a fantastic hack out at highlands unbridled. I've have been coming up here om holiday for 10 years and more and have always had the best hack out with the team at highlands unbridled. Our hack yesterday was with the amazing lead Caitlin...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

As experienced riders who have had our own horses and ponies, my friend and I had been aiming to do the famous Coast to Coast ride. But due to a set of unfortunate circumstances the trail rides were not running this year. So we booked...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Have just returned from a two day trip up to the Highlands, during which my friend and I went out for two long hacks with Highlands Unbridled. On the first day Jan took us up Tain Hill - a picturesque ride with lots of varied...More

1  Thank Ben D
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

is wonderfull riding center i spend 6 mounth it was wonderfull very good people very professional godd liders caitilin emmy katie and jan they are wonderfull girls for the riding center the horses they perfect for have a good time and the views and the...More

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HighlandsUnbridled, Owner at Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you Seb! It was wonderful having you here - we all miss you, so come back soon! Jan and the Gang :)

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Carol G
2 February 2018|
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Response from HighlandsUnbridled | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. An hour and a half ride is £30. No problem if you need help mounting, We have several heights of mounting blocks, including a very high one where you should just be able to swing your leg over... More
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Blomk
21 February 2017|
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Response from HighlandsUnbridled | Property representative |
Thank you! I think you are right - sometimes people on our tougher trails feel they are a bit out of their comfort zone - but that's what riding on wild trails in the Highlands is all about. If they have also... More
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