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My wife and I took our twin 4 year olds for their first ride today. Lovely set up and welcome. Made... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BecsL5
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Excellent family ride!

Huge thanks to Jess and her lovely family. We were given a wonderful welcome and had such a lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lisaclark2006
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Hill Farm Hill Lane, Freshwater PO40 9TQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I took our twin 4 year olds for their first ride today. Lovely set up and welcome. Made the girls feel at ease instantly and they loved every minute of their lesson. Surprising how much they got to cover in a short...More

Thank BecsL5
Reviewed 2 days ago

Huge thanks to Jess and her lovely family. We were given a wonderful welcome and had such a lovely ride through beautiful scenery. The horses we rode were well turned out and perfect for the complete novices we are! My 3 children haven't stopped asking...More

Thank lisaclark2006
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review, it’s always good to know you all had a excellent time riding with us and if your back this way you know where to come.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having arrived having never sat on a horse I was put totally at ease. I was given clear instructions and felt totally confident and safe in the hands of Jess and my beautiful horse Lady. By the end of our hack I felt exhilarated and...More

Thank Richard S
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I’m really pleased your first ride was such a success and hope you go on to ride many more times.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 90 minute ride with Jess and had the best time. Beautifully turned out and well behaved horses who were great to ride and lovely scenery around the island. Highly recommend and would come back again!

Thank Olivia-Middleton
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was lovely to meet you, I’m really pleased you both enjoyed your rides and of course your horses. If you make it back this way come and see us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I arrived novices and were straight away put at ease by the lovely staff at the Stables, not forgetting the lovely welcome from all the friendly lovely Dogs. We had Two lovely young girls who stayed with us for the whole Ride...More

Thank 3and40something
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I will be sure to pass on your wonderful praise to the 2 staff members who looked after you so well and if you’re ever back this way come and see us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my second ever time riding and I was made to feel very safe and comfortable. Had fun trying a few trots! Lovely scenery and a great chat and laugh as went along. Thanks for a nice ride and making us feel welcome and...More

Thank seabass_420
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pleased to hear you such a good time, look forward to seeing you all again next year.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 90-minute hack was one of the best we've had and we had a pair of horses that were the perfect blend of responsiveness but also calm when we had to cross a couple of roads. We were well looked after and the pacing was...More

Thank Karl B
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a great review, I’m pleased you had a good ride with us and enjoyed our horses.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend Hill Farm Stables, me and my friend was visiting for the weekend and decided to go for a hack while we were here, absolutely love it very friendly yard had very nice horses who are very well looked after I had the big...More

Thank Cindy B
Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed your rides girls, look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 31 August 2018

We took our granddaughter Megan who loves riding and was visiting us. She is 13 and she loved every minute. Not snobby very down to earth and well looked after ponies and horses and much loved dogs. She went on a one and half hour...More

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Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, I am really pleased Megan enjoyed her ride and you all enjoyed the dogs, you are quite right they are very loved and have a great life meeting all the people who make a fuss of them and of...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Went along for the 10am "Canter Ride" with experienced (but out of practice friend, self and 11 year old daughter). We were each given a lovely forward going, but safe feeling horse or pony to ride. Jess was friendly and chatty which made all the...More

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Masuma R
28 August 2016|
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Response from Jayne B | Property representative |
Hi, we are open 7 days a week, the ride times are 100am, for experienced riders, 11.30am, 2.15pm and 3.30 pm walk and trot rides for beginners/holiday riders. We do advise booking especially in the peak weeks, though we do... More
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13 August 2016|
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25 July 2016|
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Response from Jayne B | Property representative |
Sorry I didn't realise I could answer questions here. Our weight limit is 16 stone but to be on the safe side best to say 15.5 stone. Many thanks, Jayne
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