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Horse riding must be one of the best ways to experience the nature of the Highlands of Scotland. You will discover places that you would never find in a vehicle and you can cover more ground than you would on foot. Horses are the ultimate “4 hoof drive”. They are also a fantastically good stress buster!

The horse riding in the South Loch Ness area is exceptionally good. There is a huge variety of terrain and a great network of paths. It is the quiet side of the Loch and folk come for nature. There are real chances of seeing a lot of wildlife; hare, fox, badger, pine marten, red squirrel, red, roe and sika deer, birds of prey including red kite, osprey, sparrow hawk, hen harrier, kestrel. I am sure you will be delighted.

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Excursions and holidays for Experienced Horse Riders on the South of Loch Ness.

Experienced Riding on South Loch Ness

Facilities are available in the Loch Ness area for beginners and experienced riders. Loch Ness Riding at Dores only caters for experienced riders (English style) but no jumping is required. They offer hacks, which can be of any length from an hour to a full day with trail rides of several days by special arrangement. The horses that are used for clients are quality sports horses and because they are never ridden by novices that are beautifully responsive. This is a BHS approved centre and is also highly recommended for those who would like to bring their own horse with them on holiday to explore the area. Guiding can be arranged if required.

Lessons, clinics and camps are also available from qualified instructors so you can improve your skills. If you would like to find out more about sharing trails around Loch Ness with bikers, this is a useful video.

If you are looking to take your own horse on holiday with you to Inverness, Loch Ness Riding also provides private stabling for you to do so.

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