In the South-East of England lies the county of Oxfordshire, one of the most scenic of all English counties and famous for its University City of Oxford.
Known as the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ Oxford is one of the most famous towns in England and Oxfordshire is one of the most horse friendly counties.
Oxford is surrounded by Polo Clubs & Trail Rides, and horse riding in Oxfordshire can provide great opportunities for the equestrian.
North Oxfordshire includes four well documented riding routes…
The 3 counties ride, the Cherwell Valley ride and the the Ironstone villages ride are primarily geared to cycling but they do use bridleways.
The Jubilee ride is a 9 mile circular equestrian route on bridleways and quiet roads. Passing through: Stoke Lyne, Bainton, Fringford, Hethe, Tusmore and Hardwick.
To the south east of Oxford there is the Swans Way. A long distance bridleway route of around 65 miles from Goring on Thames in the south to Salcey Forest in the north.
And there’s the Judge’s Ride, which is an easy to follow route using bridleways and country lanes.
Equestrian Centres, Riding Facilities & Horse Riding in Oxfordshire.
Horse riding in Oxfordshire really is great no matter what you want to do with your horse.
Turpins Lodge Riding School & Livery Yard – 01608 737033
Turpins Lodge, Tadmarton Heath Road, Hook Norton OX15 5DQ
Association of British Horse Riding Schools approved. Come and enjoy horse riding on our safe sensible horses and ponies. We are set in 30 acres of Oxfordshire countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds, with access to miles of bridleways giving excellent off road riding
Checkendon Equestrian Centre – 01491 680225
Lovegroves Lane, Checkendon, Oxfordshire RG8 0NE
Set in beautiful countryside on the borders of Berkshire and Oxfordshire and surrounded by woodlands and country lanes, the Equestrian Centre offers awide variety of equestrian activities, including dressage competitions, riding lessons, hacks and full or part livery
Kirtlington Park Polo Club – 01869 350138
Park Farm, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire OX5 3JQ
Formed in 1926, Kirtlington Park Polo Club welcomes everyone who wants to experience the excitement of the game. We encourage young players in out polo academy and host a full range of fixtures throughout the year. Corporate bookings a speciality …