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Belfairs Riding School

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Taster lesson

Just moved to area, and I wanted to check out local riding schools . I booked a half hour taster... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Helen P
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Pony Riding

Took my 4 year old, Pony Riding here. It only lasts 5 minutes at most but she absolutely loved it... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
wayneh826
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 May 2018
“Different way of learning.”
26 Dec 2017
“An exceptionally professional and caring establishment”
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We are located in Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex where the surrounding woods are the ideal place to enjoy horse riding. We have horses and ponies to suit everyone from beginners to more experienced riders. Regular riders can become a member...more
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Belfairs Park, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
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+44 1702 525571
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I have been riding at Belfairs for a few years now. I honestly don't think I wood be as good a rider of I had learned in a school. Riding in the woods is brilliant and the horses are all wonderful. Riding in the woods...More

Thank Faye E
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Belfairs Riding School is unparalleled in the work it does for the community. Where else can you go to take children for inexpensive pony rides in the area, in the serene surroundings of Belfairs woods? Then there's the lessons it offers through the charity Riding...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Just moved to area, and I wanted to check out local riding schools . I booked a half hour taster lesson/assessment with the view of getting a membership. I rode a lovely cob called Saffron around the woods with a lovely instructor called Tilly who...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I rode at Belfairs very regularly for a lot of years in the nineties and only stopped for personal reasons. I always found the horses very well cared for and content, the hacking lovely and the community atmosphere pleasant. I went on exciting long pub...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Bellaire Riding School is a special community of dedicated volunteers helping to care for all the horses giving time to ensure all riders enjoy the lessons and welfare of horses is paramount. They also have riding for the disabled which I help with which is...More

Thank tracy642016
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This place gave me so much pleasure in my youth. Not sure if still owned by the same family but I would be surprised if the horses were ill treated or looked after. Placing this as upset to hear bad reports and as I need...More

1  Thank MARLIN3
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Took my 4 year old, Pony Riding here. It only lasts 5 minutes at most but she absolutely loved it and wants to go back every Sunday. I found the staff for the ponies excellent. I will definitely return as if my daughter is happy...More

1  Thank wayneh826
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Found them to be rather rude and unfriendly. More like a 'private members club' only! OK if your an uptight snob

6  Thank julie u
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I called this Riding School this morning (before reading any reviews here) only to be met by a very surly, uncooperative voice on the other end of the phone. I was enquiringly about lessons for my 11yr old but they were so unhelpful they bordered...More

3  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I've ridden at Belfairs for many years longer than I remember going back to childhood, I ride weekly on a Sunday for an hours hack through the woods with such a great team of riders..the staff are excellent offering good customer service for every rider..An...More

4  Thank sophs1991
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