The most southerly county in England, Cornwall may not be known for its horse riding but it does have plenty to offer the equestrian. Wild & rugged horse riding in Cornwall can be exhiliarating.
Cornwall has a wide variety of riding schools that offer equestrian services to all ages and experience levels.
Of all the ways to experience the beautiful sights and sounds of Cornwall’s wild and rugged coast, viewing it from horseback must be one of the best.
Many of the riding schools offer riding holidays with accommodation for you and your horse provided, either on-site or with local hotels.
Pony trekking, beach rides and rides across Cornwall’s moorlands are among the most popular ways to ride.
Horse riding in Cornwall is an experience not to be missed and equestrian events, horse shows and equestrian facilities are plentiful.
Horse Riding & Equestrian Centres in Cornwall
Newquay Riding Stables – 01637 872699
Trenance Stables, Trenance Leisure Centre, Newquay, TR7 2HU
Offering Pony Trekking and Hacking including a trek suitable for beginners and nervous riders. Beautiful beach rides and evening pub rides for experienced riders.
Newton Equestrian Centre – 01326 240388
Newton Farm, Polhorman Lane, Mullion, Helston, Cornwall TR12 7JF
Riding for all levels of riding experience from novice to the more advanced. Visit us for an exhilarating beach ride, or we have fantastic accommodation if you wish to stay with us for an extended riding holiday.
Chiverton Riding Centre At Chiverton Riding Centre you can go one to one, or join a group lesson with a qualified instructor. Chiverton is run by George Forrest and his team who …
Trail Rides & Trekking in Cornwall…
The North Cornwall Trail
From Bodmin to the Devon border the north Cornwall trail is 40.5 miles long and suitable for equestrians. In Cornish, the name is Hens Kernow Gleth. The trail offers panoramic views to the north coast as well as quiet tree-lined valleys.
The First and Last Trail
25 miles long from Lands End, Cornwalls rugged south western land mark, it passes through the beautiful countryside of West Penwith then hugs the south coast before crossing the narrow isthmus of land between Cornwalls south and north coasts to end at Hayle.
The Engine House Trail
In Cornish The Engine House Trail is Hens an Jynjyow; it 24 miles long and explores an area with the largest concentration of mining heritage in Cornwall. A multi-use trail perfect for horse riders but also used by walkers and cyclists.
The Camel Trail
The Camel Trail provides a rare opportunity for horse riders to enjoy the beauty of the Cornish landscape from the fantastic estuary views near Padstow to superb native woodlands of ash, oak, beech, hazel and holly.