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Nelly's Ranch

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Excellent horse riding experience for whole family

We did the level 2 ride which is intermediate and was mainly walking with a few short trots and a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Daughter loved it

We have a horse mad 12 yr old so when we go away we always try and get her some kind of riding in... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Lucie O
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la Paree Jesus | (In front of explora park), 85160 Saint-Jean-de-Monts, France
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We did the level 2 ride which is intermediate and was mainly walking with a few short trots and a brief canter. It was great fun in beautiful woodland and a walk along the beach in the sea. The horses were all well schooled and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We have a horse mad 12 yr old so when we go away we always try and get her some kind of riding in and we looked at Nelly's Ranch before leaving the UK. We booked her in for the 2 hour ride along the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Lucie O
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great for novice riders and not too expensive. Book in advance if you want to do this. We had a few problems booking (language barrier which was our issue, not theirs). My teenager took a 1.5 hour beach/forest trek and after getting over her nerves...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Nelly's Ranch is set in the woods, with an old school bus as the reception area - straight away it comes across as a quirky and friendly place. The horses were in fantastic condition and well cared for, which immediately put us at ease. I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Brilliant experience for kids who love ponies fabulous people really helped, safe and great fun thank you so much

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Young girl was taking the lead so it was a bit scary for me to go on horse, we came upon a circus where the animals frightened the horses but it was handled excellently.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank M S
Reviewed 28 July 2014

My two kids went trekking with Nellys group when we stayed recently and they had a ball.The eldest of the two is 15 and he done the sea ride which he is still talking about.Very nice staff in the Ranch and very well looked after...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank taxifor4
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Hubby, son and daughter in law enjoyed a very pleasant evening ride along the beach, whilst the three year old enjoyed her very first ride on a pony. Although only one staff member spoke reasonable English, we still managed to organise the ride and they...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank 19Judith52
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We really enjoyed our 2 hour ride through the forest and along the beach in this beautiful area of the Vendee. The horses were well behaved,keen and very fit. I have never done so many long gallops on a holiday ride. This particular ride was...More

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank Traveller3162013
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Lucie O
11 August 2017|
Response from ninnyfoley | Reviewed this property |
There is no need to book in advance we just booked the day before, the best way is to go down in the morning and they will give you a list of times/days available and you pick which one suits you best, just book it early on... More