Horse riding or pony trekking in Dumfries & Galloway is a great way to experience the Scottish countryside and there are many riding schools and stables with horses for hire, trekking, and trail riding.
Riding schools and stables offer horses for hire and you can gallop across deserted beaches and flat topped ridges, follow bridle paths through the valleys and appreciate wonderful woodland in the Galloway Forest Park.
Beginners can learn the basics of horse riding with flat or jumping lessons, whilst keen riders can take advantage of stunning scenic hacks or try endurance riding.
Begin a ride at the Glentrool Visitor Centre and soak up the feeling of freedom as you make your way on horseback.
The varied and rugged scenery, open moorlands and sheltered forest bridle paths all add to the experience of riding in this beautiful region. Old drove roads and paths lead along the steep sided valleys, whilst flat topped ridges provide for those who enjoy the occasional canter or gallop.
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