Re-invigorate your passion for the sport, try horse riding in Roxburgh.
Roxburghshire lies in the South of Scotland with rich, rolling farmland, rugged sea coasts and unique wildlife.
This is a land of ancient abbeys, castles and historic houses and also boasts strong literary connections with both Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
Roxburgh loves Horse’s
Horse riding and equestrian pursuits are a fundamental part of Roxburgh life and the county is rich in stable yards and riding schools.
Horse Riding is one of the most traditional and popular sports in the Scottish Borders.
Border towns celebrate their history once a year during June and August with magnificent ride-outs involving hundreds of horses, all ridden with a passion worthy of the reivers of old.
Just don’t leave Roxburgh without first taking in Hermitage Castle. This vast and eerie ruin, dating from 14th and 15th centuries, is associated with the de Soulis, the Douglases and Mary Queen of Scots
Equestrian Centres, Riding Facilities & Horse Riding in Roxburgh
Jedburgh & District Riding Club – 01835 863279
24a Castlegate, Jedburgh, TD8 6AR
Established in February 1981 and now with more than 150 members. We organise social and riding events and try to cater for every age.
All our equestrian events are focused on fun and learning and we hold two club shows and an Annual Show each year, many Sunday Rides, Treasure Hunts, Mock Hunts and much more
Ferniehirst Riding Centre – 01835 863279
Ferniehirst Mill Lodge, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, TD8 6PQ
Horse Trail Riding Holidays For Experienced Adult Riders. Our Horses are mainly of the thoroughbred stamp, 15hh to 16.2hh. Essentially well mannered but they are fit, free moving and corn fed. We ride in small groups with pace dictated by the terrain and it is advisable that riders have sufficient experience to negotiate ditches and small, natural obstacles
Langlee Riding Stables – 01835 862560
Langlee Farm, Jedburgh TD8 6PB
Lesley Douglas runs this friendly family business close to Jedburgh offering a wide range of riding opportunities plus a good selection of horses and ponies
Bailey Mill Trekking Centre – 016977 48617
Bailey, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire, TD9 0TR
Hazeldean Riding Centre – 01450 870419
Hassendean Burn, Hawick TD9 8RU
Towerburn Stables – 07787 816447
Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scottish Borders
a small, friendly professionally run yard set amidst the beautiful countryside of the Scottish Borders. We offer a 5 star service. We only source the best quality fodder and bedding. Our secure stabling is set around a cobbled courtyard with over 20 acres of well maintained pastures. Everything for the discerning horse owner is here at hand with our lovely floodlit outdoor manege, show and cross country jumps and great hacking
The Buccleuch Country Ride
Contact Bowhill Estate office for more information – tel: 01750 20753
The Buccleuch Country Ride is a fantastic long distance route for experienced trail riders who are looking to spend some time in the beautiful Scottish Borders.
The ride covers 57 miles in total, crossing the Cheviot and Lammermuir hills, and is ridden on private tracks, quiet country roads, bridleways and the open road. The Buccleuch is the first ride of its kind in Scotland.
The Buccleuch ride can be ridden in one over 3 or 4 days, or it can be divided into seven smaller routes. The routes are all marked with white horseshoe symbols on a blue background.