Bring your horse to the New Forest and ride through the ancient grounds that are home to over 3,000 resident ponies. These B&B's are fully equipped to look after you and your horse to make sure that you are both well-rested, well fuelled, and ready for a hack through the countryside! Bed and breakfast prices are based on two people sharing and include breakfast (unless otherwise stated), please see individual profiles for more information and any additional charges for stabling, paddocks and feed for your horses:
Forest Park Riding Centre, Rhinefield Road. tel:01590 623429
(open 9am-5pm closed Tues). Hacks by the hour for beginners, experienced, adults and children over 7.
New Park Manor Stables, New Park, Lyndhurst Road. tel:01590 623919
(open 10am-4pm closed Thurs). Hacks by the hour for beginners,
Fir Tree Farm Equestrian Centre, Fir Tree Farm, Ogdens. tel:01425 654744
(open 9am-5pm closed Weds). Hacks by the hour for beginners, experienced, adults and children over 4. Half hour rides for children.
Silver Shoe Riding Centre, Forest Green, Hale. tel:01725 510678
(open 9am-5pm every day). Cater only for children. Hacks and lessons for beginners or experienced. Half hour rides available.
Sims Cottage Stables. Wilverley Road. tel:01425 612961
(open 10am-3pm closed Mondays - except BH). Hacks by the hour for beginners, experienced, adults and children over 4.
The New Forest Pony Breeding and Cattle Society
This website has a vast collection of information on the New Forest Pony, including lots of pictures. Excellent coverage of the annual roundups or "drifts" with detailed background and history. Although much is for the equine fraternity there is some good stuff here for interested visitors. www.newforestpony.com