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The Penycoed Riding School is a trusted place for all ages to learn to ride in beautiful woodland hill surroundings near Oswestry, Shropshire on the Welsh Border. A delightful place to ride.

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Established in 1975, Penycoed Riding School near Oswestry is set in quite beautiful woodland hill country on the Shropshire/ Welsh border. The atmosphere is very special indeed.


Owned and run by Pam Hanson who, with a wealth of experience with horses, is fully qualified to offer Training for BHS exams and BHSIT and AI instruction. You can be sure you are in competent and safe hands.


The Penycoed Riding School near Oswestry offer all of the following:

  • Riding lessons
  • Hacks
  • Pony Days
  • Fun Days
  • Pony Camp ( Weekends and Weeks staying in one of their lodges)
  • Riding Holidays
  • Stable Management
  • Livery
  • Breaking and Schooling
  • Hourly and daily riding lessons are available to suit all ages and abilities on quality horses and ponies.


Hourly Rides

Hacking or pony trekking : Adults. £25 per hour. £40.00 for 2 hours and £75.00 for a days riding (approx 10.30am to 4pm.with a 1 hour break for lunch)

Hacking or pony trekking : Child under 16yrs £24.00 per hour. £38.00 and a day ride £60.00.


Adult private. £18.00 half hour. £30 for 45mins. £33 for 1 hour.

Group lesson min 2 riders max 6 riders £16.50 half hour. £28.00 45mins, £30 for 1 hour.

Child half hour lesson £16.50; Private 45 mins £26.00.

Pony morning (10am to 1pm )

Which includes grooming, stable management and 1 hour riding £20.00

Pony days and Fun days

Just £40.00(10am to 4pm)

Pony camp or childrens holidays

Fully inclusive of 4 nights accommodation, all meals and 5 days riding:

February half term £300.00, £350 Spring. £375 Summer.


Log Cabin accommodation from £30 per person per night for group bookings.

£80 per night to £380 per week per 1 double bedroom cabin.

£140 per night to £520 per week for a 3 double bedroom cabin.


Groups are welcome for riding too. Please call in advance to book in. Discounts available for groups between 8-10. Maximum of 15.


A favourite with all children who love their horses is Pony Morning which runs every Saturday, and most days through the school holidays.

"Pony Morning" includes an hours ride and is only £20 with optional lunch at The Nosebag Cafe £3.

Children younger than 7 years are expected to be with an accompanying adult.


Children really love Pony Club where they can stay for the week or attend every Saturday morning and learn all about keeping ponies including stabling grooming and riding.

"I took my 5 yr old twin girls for a lesson they helped groom their ponies and were led for a ride with an experienced assistant and two members of the pony club looking after each pony as they walked the ponies through the woods they even managed a trot! The girls loved it and can`t wait for their next lesson!"
Richard Gibbs (Llangollen)


A purpose-built and spacious reception and cafe is available serving tea, coffee, cold drink, snacks and hot food too.


Also available are luxury log cabins set in a beautiful woodland setting next to a nature reserve which makes Penycoed Riding School an excellent venue for a riding holiday.

Click this link for more information: Penycoed Holidays.

thebestofOswestry recommend Penycoed Riding Stables
for excellent riding training and superb
facilities on a beautiful contained site

latest reviews

In May 2011, said about Penycoed Riding Stables

Really enjoyed our ride - memories of many happy times at these stables in the past came flooding back. Would love to come again

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In November 2009, said about Penycoed Riding Stables

I've been going to Penycoed Stables for seven years now and I could not even think to go anywhere else; the staff and horses are great, the atmosphere is just so relaxed, its a great day out whether you know how to ride or not!! Thanks for all the great lessons Dave!!!

4/ 5stars
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In October 2009, said about Penycoed Riding Stables

Thank you for a truly amazing ride today James, it was fantastic.

4/ 5stars
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    Tregarthen Lane
    SY10 8LG
    T: 01691 830608
    M: 07710 735575
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