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Urchinwood Manor Equitation Centre

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Fantastic place to be

I have been riding at Urchinwood for just under a year now. Having ridden on many other yards I... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
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Do you want to ride properly?

I have ridden her for the past few years, having previously been a horse owner in my younger days... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
6 Nov 2016
“Best riding facilities in area”
11 May 2016
“Having never ridden before I found them helpful, professional and honest.”
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Congresbury BS19 5AP, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have ridden at Urchinwood Manor for thirty odd years. There is an indoor arena, an outdoor arena and a cross country course. The instructors are friendly and knowledgable for both jumping and dressage and focus on giving clients an enjoyable riding experience. The horses...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Can't recommend highly enough...... Riding to suit all levels. Instructors qualified and extremely knowledgable ...... But chilled enough to have a laugh and make your lesson fun.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Tracey Jane F
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I have been riding at Urchinwood for just under a year now. Having ridden on many other yards I felt like I was going through the motions and that I was progressing any further. Having heard good reviews about Urchinwood from other people when I...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Horserider359
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I have ridden her for the past few years, having previously been a horse owner in my younger days. Yes expect to be put on something very safe to start with even if you are experienced, the stables would be stupid to put you on...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank picklechops44
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Thank you to all the kind people at Urchinwood especially Sally for a great riding lesson - you played a great part in the birthday surprise.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Smiler812
Reviewed 1 July 2014

One thing you can always be sure of and that is you will be safe when you ride at Urchinwood. You ar enot allowed on a horse until the teachers are sure you will be safe on it. So don't expect to come in and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We visited Urchinwood for my little girl to have a lead rein lesson on Pumpkin. My daughter is 3 years old and I was extremely impressed with the 1/2 hour session. The instructor ( Henri) pitched it at a perfect level, giving us time in...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank catherine h
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Urchinwood manor is a lovely friendly riding school that has boosted my confidence and riding ability.They always place you on horses that are meant to compliment as well as challenge. As far as price goes i have found all riding schools roughly the same, however...More

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank Horseymadgirl
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Urchinwood caters for a range of clients and having ridden there for a number of years I think this is reflected in the reviews. The less experienced instructors are not expensive (Urchinwood off peak group £20.50 compared with Kingsweston £23/hour, Tynings £20/hour, Avon riding £27/hour)....More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 31 March 2013

I'm an experienced, but lapsed rider and was looking for somewhere to start riding again. Having lived in Bristol all my life, I was well aware of the good rep that Urchinwood has had for many years. I had two half hour private lessons and,...More

Date of experience: March 2013
10  Thank nooey7
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