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BELSTONE (NW) map G4 SX 615 943 Skaigh Stables Belstone, regrettably believed closed

BELSTONE Eastlake Riding Stables. Novices/advanced. Lessons. Half- day rides. Tel: 01837 52513

LIVERTON Rora Farm, Newton Abbot TQ12 6HZ. Barbara Macilroy, riding school and liveries , excellent for children, well-established quality tuition. Tel 01626 821257. Map Ref SX 802 744

CORNWOOD (SW) MapB3 SX 586 612 Tin Park, Cornwood, Ivybridge ,PL21 9PW
Riding Trekking Stables Mrs. Jackie Green (M-Fri) Mrs. Elly Dooley (S-S) 01752 837262 also liveries. Sat childrens club. Experienced group do long trips (contact Bryan Rayden) Lots of nearby pubs.

CORNWOOD, Fitzworthy Riding, Fitzworth, Corntown, Nr Ivybridge PL21 9PH 01752 837836

HOLNE-(SW) Map No C5 SX697 690 , Dartmoor Carriage Driving, The Brookings, Michelcombe Nr.Holne,Ashburton TQ13 SP 01364 631438 carriage tuition and wonderful character trips around moor to pubs etc. etc. John Arden is an exceptional guide and storyteller and a good day out is on the cards.

Nr IVYBRIDGE - Hunters for hire Gill Norrish 01364 631210 from 140

OKEHAMPTON the Grange, Large regional Arena for biggest events in area. Also liveries. Recently refurbished, good access from A 38

PRINCETOWN (Central) SX 600731 Tor Royal Farm Princetown,PL20 6SL 1/2 m SE from village centre, Recently set up trekking centre 20 hr approx Justine and Adele Colton also B&B ,near where War horse filmed. 01822 890189 07892910666

Nr POUNDSGATE Babeny Farm ,Nr Poundsgate,TQ13 7PS 01364 631 296 Novice and experienced rides on moor and to pubs. long established family businesscentrally located, Jed and Tracey Wilkinson

Nr POUNDSGATE ( Central) SX 695 741 Foxworthy Farm ,1m north of Poundsgate 01364 631210 Lorraine Chamberlaine 07719 591184 about a dozen Quality Horses for hire for experienced riders.

Nr TAVISTOCK Jenny Boon - 01822 613120 Hunters for Hire from 120 0780 169 9985: email

WIDECOMBE (central /SE) Holwell Lawn Cross country course, South Devon Pony Club, large grant funded, well set up with impressive jumps. Used for a number of pre- book able events a year only. On top of hill, wonderful views but bleak in bad weather. Easily accessible up rod from Bovey Tracey. Surprisingly you have to watch out in entrance for your lorry grounding, go slowly there and take care.

WIDECOMBE (Central/SE) SX 721 754 Shilstone Rocks Stud.Widdecombe TQ13 7TF Surrounded by Dartmoor, at Chittleford about one mile south of the famous village. BHS approved. Large airy boxes and turn out with all fodder, bedding and experienced attention provided. Outdoor menage. Farrier normally on call. Guides can be pre-booked. Two well-known pubs nearby; excellent B&B and also self-contained accommodation to let for longer stays. Elizabeth Newbolt-Young 01364 621281.

WRANGATON CHeston Farm Equestrian centre, Cheston, Nr South Brent,TQ10 9HL livery,,large indoor arena, hacking for pre-assessed customers sophie Pattini 01364 73266

MARY TAVY Cholwell Riding Stables.Mary Tavy Tavistock DevonPL19 9QG 1-2 hour rides/treks. Basic Instruction. tel: 01822 810526, 1 hour ride 19,1 1/2 hour ride 27, 2 hour ride 35, 1 hour lesson 20

YELVERTON (SW) Map No: off maps SX 503 672, Stokehill Livery Stables & Stud, Crapstone, 01822 852666 30 boxes 25 acres safe paddocks. Peaceful location, a way off the main moor but close to easy riding on commons and quiet lanes.
Show jumping training.
Trowlesworthy riding School,
Jill Grafton