North Farm Riding Establishment
Established 1968 - Still under original ownership!

British Horse Society Approved Riding School
Riding for The Disabled Association Group Member Incorporating Carriage Driving
Licenced by South Shropshire District Council

Peter Dickin (proprietor instructor - R.D.A. Group Instructor, ABW)
North Farm Riding Establishment


North Farm Riding Establishment on Whitcliffe overlooks the historic market town of Ludlow, and is adjacent to Mortimer Forest.

Both ponies and horses are available to suit the individual rider. All riders are catered for, from complete novices to the most experienced.

We also cater for riding for the disabled - further information on request.

Riding is in Mortimer Forest with instruction. No Road Work.

Rides can be one hour, one and a half hours or two hours long.

We cater for individuals, groups (Youth Clubs/Scouts/Cubs/Guides/Brownies),
birthday/hen parties, family groups etc.

For prices please click here

Advance booking only (01584 872026).
24 hours notice of cancellation or full fee payable.

Riding hats are provided free of charge. You are welcome to wear your own but current British Safety Standards apply. Suitable clothing and boots are required for riding. NO SHORTS OR TRAINERS


Age restrictions:
4-7 years paddock/arena lessons only (lead rein where necessary)
7 years + paddock/arena lessons and instructional hacks where all ages ride independently.

15 stone Weight limit is strictly adhered to
Please note you may be asked to weigh. No refund will be given if you exceed the weight limit.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of your ride.
If you arrive late and miss your ride the full fee is payable. No refunds are given - dates and times are
non transferable. Ensure you allow plenty of time for your journey.

.SPEND THE DAY AT NORTH FARM - to include grooming, tacking up, riding & stable duties

Riding in Mortimer Forest
  • Instruction in grooming, tacking up and stable management.
  • 2 hours instructional riding in Mortimer Forest and 1 hour paddock lesson.
  • Adult supervision at all times
  • Bring packed lunch and change of clothes.

Half-day (9am - 1pm)
2 hours Forest riding - please
note: stable management
is not included.

Full-day (9am - 5pm)
2 hours forest riding
1 hour paddock lesson

Please book in advance - click here for prices

Scouts, Guides, etc

Groups can be accommodated in the field adjoining North Farm.

Instruction in grooming, tacking up and stable management; including 1 hours instructional riding available each day.

There are local facilities for environmental studies and other study activities, plus recreational facilities in and around Ludlow.

  • You will need to bring your own tentsRiding in Mortimer Forest
  • Fully equipped kitchen & dining room
  • Flush toilets and washing facilities


BY RAIL: Ludlow is reached from London (Paddington) via Newport, Monmouthshire. Rail services also connect to Shrewsbury and the North
and the Midlands; and to South Wales and the South West.

BY BUS: Bus services run to Birmingham and Shrewsbury; and to Hereford connecting with the coach service to London (Victoria Coach Station).

For information about Ludlow and the surrounding area, please visit the Ludlow web site.

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for further information or reservations

Phone: 01584 872026
01584 872026

Mail: North Farm Riding Establishment
Shropshire SY8 2HD

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