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Being an intermediate horse rider with a lot of experience , it was great to have some well structured extra tuition from Phoebe with a great equine educational grounding which suited my dressage aspirations. Great relaxed atmosphere which allows you to also experience a good...More
Phoned today only to be told the Centre no longer provides horse riding. It would be helpful if the owners could either update their website (which currently advertises a variety of riding options) to reflect this, or take it down altogether - and would, I...More
Very friendly. Daughter did 1hr hack on beach (included canter/gallop) and 2hr hack to Culzean Castle (mostly walking). Was confident that skills were properly assessed and she was matched with two lively ponies/horses. She really enjoyed, although preferred the 1hr due to the beach cantering!
Went for our first horse ride yesterday and again today. Ian and Clare, the owners of Shanter Riding Centre, were excellent hosts. Ian took our entire family on a horse ride out of the stables onto the beach on both days. My daughter learnt to...More
Thoroughly enjoyed the two hour ride along the beach and around Culzean Castle. The location was ideal with great views of the sea, lighthouse, islands and castle grounds. We are not experienced riders but did not feel intimidated. The guide, Amy, was great and the...More
We had a party of six ranging from 11 to 40 something, and the trek was outstanding. The staff were really friendly, horses all great, cantering along the beach was the stuff of childhood dreams! Then round culzean castle, doesn't get any better than that....More
We recently stayed at the turnberry and decided to book a beach ride at shanter riding centre while we were there. We had so much fun! The staff at the riding center are very friendly and safety conscious. The horses and ponies are obviously very...More
I've started going every week and the staff are professional, very safety conscious, helpful and friendly. I take other people with me most weeks at different levels of riding and everyone needs are met. Fully recommended. What better than a ride along the beach?
This riding centre offers beach rides and that is definitely what you get. Been here a couple of times now and my friends have also started travelling down just for the ride on the beach. Horses are great and very well trained, no racing or...More