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The Stables Riding School in Dorset, Stourpaine. Check here for our facilities and lessons available to children and adults. 

We understand the need to have a wider range of options when riding out for fun or developing skills. This is why we have a number of different rides available and schooling facilities to offer.


  • After school and Saturdays

  • Children's Parties - Pony Parties 🥳 

  • Starter lessons are available

  • School facilities with outdoor arena

  • Rides around the farm and woods 

  • Pony Care

  • Relax, Groom and Lead - Revive Session 


  • Open 6 days a week

  • Starter lessons are available

  • School facilities with manage

  • We also back and school youngsters

  • Relax, Groom and Lead - Revive Session and de-stress

BACKING & SCHOOLING - Watch Sophie Nuttall

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Light weight experienced rider

Sophie Nuttall was virtually born on a horse! Her ability, knowledge and care with her horses are second to none. She has bred her own foals, broken them in and trained them to jump, just as she hoped they would be. She offers training, schooling and backing as a service. For more information please contact us. 


Showjumping and Dressage

With a combined +70 years of equestrian experience on offer. Competition jumping is in Marcia, and Sophie's blood, tap in to their experience and maintained true traditional horsemanship.


Blessed with our incredible location perched 110m on top of the Blackmore vale we have beautiful woodland hacks on our doorstep or the 1.5 mile descent on to the trailway, with the picturesque village of Stourpaine and the historic hill fort of Hod Hill being in reach. Subject to availability and we have a weight limit of 12 stone. Ideal for individuals or experienced riders coming to Dorset.

Revive Session - Adults and Children

Revive through Equine and uncover the scientifically proven calm of horse companionship. Without the need to ride, our sessions offer a peaceful retreat to groom, lead, and care for a horse, embracing a unique stress-relief method. Join us in this serene experience to connect, care, and find tranquility in the presence of horses. 


Depending on availability we have a large 60m X 30m competition arena that can be hired. There is a range of fillers and jumps. Please enquire for more details and prices.


We do not have space currently for DIY Livery. FULL Livery space is available, we have space for in our new and clean stables your horse will enjoy the genuine care and attention of our family run yard with lashings of friendly faces and activity to keep them happy. Kept fit and health, your horse will be ready to enjoy your attention and the amazing rides on our doorstep. We're even happy to give you a guided tour of the area on horseback! Please contact us for more details. 

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