There are over 300 miles of bridleways within Exmoor National Park, which can make horse riding in Somerset a great equestrian experience.
The County of Somerset is located in the South-West of England and boasts some truly beautiful market towns and villages.
Taunton, the county town offers both beautiful countryside and excellent horse riding facilities.
Exmoor National Park is in the West of the County. Exmoor’s open network of bridleways and lanes offer some of the best riding in the UK, including some coastal bridleway sections and beautiful open heather moorland and steeply wooded valleys.
Horse Riding & Equestrian Facilities in Somerset.
Horse riding in Somerset offers great oportunities no matter what you want to do with your horse.
The Staple Fitzpaine Herepath Trail is a 13 mile circular walking and riding trail that passes through Forestry Commission woodlands, a historic hill fort, butterfly meadows and the highest point on the Blackdown Hills.
The Coleridge BridleWay is a 33 mile trail and offers horse riders a two or three day trail ride through a stunning variety of scenery, that alternates between open panoramic views and deep wooded combes.
Horner Farm Riding Stables – 01643 862056
West Luccombe, Porlock, Somerset TA24 8HY
Established for over 50 years and offering riding weekends. Horner Farm Riding weekends are like no other riding in the country, where else can you ride across Moorland, forests, rivers, heather and spacious open fields all in one day
Spirit of Exmoor Riding Holidays – 01598 753318
High Bullen Farm, Ilkerton, Barbrook, Lynton, Somerset EX35 6PH
Come on a holiday and ride over the breathtaking, unspoilt Exmoor National Park, no road work, just miles of wild open beautiful heather moorland. Our farm is quietly tucked away and our gate opens straight onto the moor
Ringaton Livery Stables – 01398 341466
West Anstey, South Molton, Somerset EX36 3NX
Small livery yard of 6 stables located in a stunningly beautiful and quiet location on a small organic farm. Outstanding riding opportunities, with easy access from the farm directly onto Exmoor …
West Somerset Riding Club
Secretary Maggie Robertson – 01643 841833
The West Somerset Riding Club has been in existence for over 40 years and has a current membership of approximately 75 riders & no-riders. Most of Exmoor National Park falls within the West Somerset Riding Club area, and this provides magnificent riding in the summer months …