Links to other Websites
Here are some links to other sites that you may find useful. NB - If you click on any of them you will leave this site.

holidays on hired horses

Unicorn Trails, In The Saddle and Far and Ride - holidays abroad on hired horses.

Equiworld - extensive list of horse-holidays, almost all on hired horses

major horse-sites

Horseweb UK

Equine Index


bridle-riding books, information and products - a specialist supplier of equestrian travel books and magazines including many titles that are now out of print - an on-line supplier of books relating to many different equestrian topics

Performance Equestrian - products for bridle riders, BHS Trek competitors and endurance riders

Raddery Equine - specialist products for endurance riders

The Long Riders' Guild - an international organisation of equestrian explorers and long distance riders. To qualify for membership you must have ridden over 1,000 continuous miles in a single horse trip (!), but their site is a mine of information on equestrian travel generally.

horse transport

ECS Horse Transport are based in Berkshire, but offer a local, national and international horse transport service. Check them out if you need to hire transport to get to the start of your Bridle Rides holiday.

Trevelyan Self Drive Horsebox Hire are based in the Aylesbury / Milton Keynes area and have a small fleet of non-HGV 2 and 3 horse lorries available for self-drive hire, with free collection and delivery within a 35 mile radius.

Chatsworth Horsebox Hire are based in Nottinghamshire and have a fleet of self-drive non-HGV 2 and 3 horse lorries, with free secure customer parking at their premises (collection and delivery available as an extra).

At a Canter Horsebox Hire are based near Cambridge and also offer a self-drive hire service.


the BHS - new improved site, with a lot of useful links (including the BHS Bookshop) and information

Insights to Access - a specialist Rights of Way site with information on claiming bridleways and searching for historical routes

Ride UK - information about the BHS National Bridleroute Network and most other riding routes in the UK (including some permissive ones)

Institute of Public Rights of Way Officers (IPROW) - excellent site, full of valuable material on Rights of Way - your rights, reporting obstacles, who's responsible for what, training courses and lots else

Spinal Research - Bridle Rides is proud to support the Saddle Up campaign for Spinal Research which is raising funds to end the permanence of paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.

Equestrian Co UK - mainly news and products

The Consulting Rooms - A site designed to help people interested in trying hypnotherapy, stress management or counselling which includes a special section for nervous riders.

on line magazines

Horse & Rider

Chiltern and Thames Rider - news, features, show dates and what's on in West London, Herts., Beds., Bucks., Northants., Oxon and Berkshire.

Horse & Hound