Welcome to Eastmoors Riding School & Livery

Relaxing Woodland Trekking

Forest trekking with no roads!

Come and enjoy the stunning scenery here at Eastmoors with a trek out into the beautiful woodlands. With absolutely no roadwork required, you can ride straight from the yard into the woods! Trekking is suitable for any ability of rider from total beginners through to the advanced rider. Children from 7 years old are welcome and riders up to 16 stone are catered for! We hold a 5 star Welfare and Health and Safety Licence from Dorset Council.

Learn To Ride Whilst Trekking

Learn the ropes!

We offer the wonderful opportunity to learn more in-depth riding techniques, whilst out enjoying the beautiful woodland during our Private Hacks! This is just you and your instructor, focusing on what you would like to improve on most. We can fine tune your transitions, work on that sitting trot and correct your position! The staff deliver fun and informative instruction whilst you still get to admire the stunning scenery! Perfection!

Livery Services

Amazing Facilities, 5* Care!

We offer Part and Full livery packages which can be tailored to suit you and your horse's specific needs. Set in 70 acres, we have direct woodland access, a floodlit sandschool, jump paddock, 20 metre rubber roundpen, clean toilet and ample storage. We have same sex herds in enormous fields or individual turnout paddocks. All staff are qualified and experienced to ensure your horse is treated like one of our own!




About the Trekking

Idyllic Trekking For Beginners or Experienced Riders

Set in the beautiful Dorset countryside, a stones throw from the New Forest National Park, our treks set off into the vast Westmoors Plantation. With tracks that go on forever, stunning forest that homes a variety of deer and birds of prey, we offer treks from 45 minutes up to 2.5 hours. The treks up to 1.5 hours are suitable for both beginners (even those that have never ridden!) or experienced riders, the treks 2.5 hrs+ are suitable for advanced riders only. 

The parking is located onsite, come through the main gate and drive slowly down towards the right and park opposite the arena. The gate MUST be closed behind you! £1 per vehicle payable on the yard and is donated to Macmillan Cancer Research.

We can provide and help you to fit a riding hat free of charge! We have a large variety of sizes and even provide a sanitiser spray! We ask that all clients wear long trousers with sturdy and enclosed footwear. Hiking boots or wellingtons are fine! You will not be able to ride with a rucksack so be prepared to leave it in a car or in the office. All possessions left in the office are entirely at your own risk and the yard cannot accept liabilty for lost or broken items. 

Eastmoors Riding School holds a 5 Star Rated Licence by Dorset Council. This means that our standards of Horse Welfare, Health & Safety Practices and Staff Qualifications and Experience have far exceeded the standards required!! Our horses quite literally want for nothing! 


Prices and News!!

Woodland Trekking (7 yrs +):

Total Beginners Welcome

We have a 16 stone weight limit

45 Minutes  -  £28 (7 yrs +)

1 Hour         -  £37

1.5 Hours    -  £53 (14 Years +)

2.5 Hours    -  £73 (Experienced Riders)

If you have any questions or enquiries please do call us for more information! We can answer any queries, no question is too silly! We can advise on which ride will suit you, what to wear and how to find us! If we do not answer we may be mounting a ride, so please do call again! Please call for all booking enquiries, the Facebook messenger is not manned daily and only deals with general enquires.

Please find and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to receive up to date news, offers, reviews and pictures! www.facebook.com/eastmoorsridingschool 


We also encourage our clients to share their experience with us on Trip Advisor. 

This is a great tool to help you pick the right Riding School for your requirements.

We sell Gift Vouchers!!

Vouchers are available for any of our Lessons or Treks. Alternatively they can also be for a specific amount ie: £20 that can be used towards any of our rides. They can be purchased at the yard or over the phone and posted to you first class! Please call us on 07904902188!


Current Offers and Deals!

4 for 5

We are still running our 4 for 5 offer! This is a way for us to reward our loyal clients! When you pay upfront for 4 treks, your 5th trek is included absolutely FREE! You have 6 months to enjoy your rides. This deal is valid on any of our treks, from 45 minutes through to the 2.5 hour rides!

Christmas is Coming!!

Christmas is creeping up on us! We are offering special Christmas Vouchers to give to your loved ones (or keep for yourself!!) These vouchers offer a whopping £7 discount per 1 hour trek, making them £30 per voucher between 15th October and 15th December 2019. They can be used anytime from 2nd January 2020 through to 31st July 2020.


Opening Hours & Contacting Us

We are open 7 days a week for bookings and enquiries between 9.30am and 1pm and 2pm until 5pm. Summer evening rides can be arranged! Please call 07904902188 for bookings.

Parking: Drive through the main yard gate and slowly follow the path down to the right. Park in the bays opposite the arena. The gate MUST be closed behind you. There is a small parking fee of £1 per vehicle, which is donated to Macmillan Cancer Research.

Please call 07904902188 for bookings or enquiries. Emails/texts may not be seen in time to accommodate your requirements. 



Eastmoors Lane, Ringwood Road, St Leonards, Dorset, BH24 2SB

Licence Number: 149461 Licence Rating:  5 Star Rating by Dorset Council

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