Having watched Black Beauty, Spirit or the more recent Secretariat would have evoked the desire to ride or at least own a horse in anybody’s mind. This is among one of the key reasons that the Ross Nye Stables in London is so popular. If you think that this secret yearning is only for kids or you’re way too old now to learn to ride a horse, you are sadly mistaken. The riders at the Ross Nye Stables are a healthy mix of both children and adults.
Located in Bathurst Mews, these famed stables established in 1965 are alongside the famed ‘Rotten Row’ in Hyde Park, making it the picture perfect place for riding. It also offers lessons and courses in stable management, a chance to attend famous horsey events, main social events that include horse riding and also instructions on riding. However children under 6 cannot be enrolled in any of the programmes.
Ridings is not possible on Mondays at the Ross Nye, stables are open every other day of the week. Weekend timings are 9am to 5pm while weekday timings require the early birds to wake up a little earlier as it is from 7am to 6pm. The stables also give you the opportunity to escape the intense summer heat of London while still enjoying your favourite activity. Head over to Surrey and enjoy a week’s stay at the Nye farm where Pony camp begins. The break also lets you enjoy the countryside and enjoy activities like cross country riding and sleeping under the stars.
Pony Club also lets your young ones learn things like taking care of horses, taking responsibility for someone else, becoming team players and many other important skills, which will all help them pass the Pony Club Achievements Tests.
If you are her on a short vacation then you could still come for some riding lessons. There are many 4 star UK hotels in London within commuting distance from the stables. Millennium & Copthorne Hotels UK has many hospitality establishments in London. It also offers a considerable number of UK hotel specials offers.