A group of horse riders in the countryside near Hawick
Three horse riders on a road in Peebles
The Scottish Borders is renowned for its strong horse riding tradition. In fact its rich heritage has been intrinsically linked to horses and horse riding since the times of the Reivers. Today you can enjoy this long tradition by venturing out on one of the many horse riding trails and treks.
Horse riding and pony trekking is a great way to discover the beauty of the Scottish Borders. Whether you prefer to go for a quiet hack on a leafy forest trail, explore the open countryside of the rolling Borders hills, or go for an exhilarating ride on one of the wind-swept Berwickshire beaches, there is riding to suit all ages and abilities.
Horse riding enthusiast can improve your skills at one of the region’s horse riding centres or stables. They offer a wide range of riding opportunities, including short 1-hour trips to longer treks and hacks.
Browse the listings to plan your horse riding trip in the Scottish Borders today.
North Tweeddale Routes (including Cauldstone Slap, Old Roman Road (west and east), North Slipperfield, Stonypath, Catwalk, The Loan, Kaimes, John's Path, Old Coach Road and Old Drove Road) offer various stretches of countryside to explore.