About us


Daily rides

Riding holidays


Find us




TA northwest

Approved by:
Trekking and Riding Society
of Scotland (T.R.S.S.)
British Horse Society (B.H.S.)

tab1b tab1b tab1b tab2b
flagge_grossbritannien flagge_deutschland

”Hands on” holiday experience with Cumbrian Heavy Horses

Why not join us on our yard and have a totally unique experience, that of working alongside the team here at Cumbrian Heavy Horses!...

Learn how a busy equine environment functions and, in addition, enjoy many of our thrilling rides. All our experience days are client led, so do call us to discuss your particular requirements, we want you to acheive your aims when you come and visit us!

On your “hands on” experience you could expect to learn about:

  • horse care and welfare
  • a knowledge of tack and how to tack up horses correctly
  • field and stable management
  • how to ride or brush up / improve your riding skills
  • health and safety policy within the equine industry
  • be part of our friendly team and experience the joy we have working with our beautiful Clydesdale and Shire Horses

Please call for details of our “hands on” experience program and local accommodation...

On your ”hands on” experience you will learn all about
riding, horse care, field and stable management

workexp4 workexp2 workexp3

Our tack room - regular tack cleaning and maintenance is part of yard duties

Our working barn area - used for a variety of yard functions from storage to wet weather tacking up

Our stabling facility. In the summer the horses are at grass but they are stabled in the winter months


A lunchtime feed or one of our magnificent horses


A ride ready to go out which you can help to prepare and also participate in.. We aim to tailor our instruction to your personal needs

Become a member of our small and friendly team and learn new skills


The cost per day for your equine “hands on” holiday experience inclusive of all rides and tuition is £200 per day. Local accommodation to suit your tastes and budgetary requirements is additional. We can assist in the organisation of your accommodation if required!

We very much look forward to receiving your call!


 (c) 2004-2015 Cumbrian Heavy Horses

Call +44 1229 777764 or mail annie@cumbrianheavyhorses.com - open all year 7 days a week!


NEW! Ride Dates for 2020:
While we are preparing the
re-launch of our website, please visit us on Facebook for all the latest news and riding dates! Thank you very much!