Written on: 10/03/2010
i have to admit i wasnt really keen on going as i heard they weren't very friendly. im really pleased to say that on my arrival i was greeted by a very friendly lady who was more than welcoming.the staff were lovely,everywhere was clean and tidy and the horses are in good condition. my ride out was very easy going and thoroughly enjoyed it. ive been riding for 30yrs and like many cant afford my own horse,so this place should be treasured in this current climate when many places are closing.... (read more)
Written on: 08/03/2010
i used to go to matchmoor it was okay when sara was there i used to have privet lessons on farron the ponies and horses were brill but they never got groomed.the arenas were rubbish they have 3 arenas whitch in the rain and winter are horrible and muddy which was very bad. now i go to ryders equestrian center which if you compeare to matchmoor is brillient i would recommend it to a new begginer. (read more)
Written on: 19/02/2010
my daughter of 8 has been riding here for a few months now and absoloutly loves it,especially tuppence her favourite horse,laura w and danny are great teachers and put lots of confidence in the children.brilliant riding school,brilliant instructers and lovely horses. xxx (read more)
Written on: 13/02/2010
Mathmoor riding center is a riding school in howrich/bolton
this riding school is the best all the riding schools i went to in the past i hated this one is good value for money and i recomend it to everone everone therre is really nice i have alot of good memories from there there isnt any bad points i fell of a few times but that is only natural the ponies are good i really miss the ones who died i like how there is a sepeate small areana for beginners behind the top yard because there is... (read more)
Written on: 08/02/2010
Hi I go riding their I would rate it 500000000 out of 5!!!
I love all of the horses and I am learning loads!!! I am ten and I can walk trot canter jump and loads more!!! (read more)
Written on: 31/01/2010
Matchmoor is a must place to begin and learn how to ride, i would recommend
this school to everyone. I learn't how to ride here when i was 13 and still go now for the occassional lesson with Jen. i now have my own
horse but still enjoy visting this place.
I now take my neice who is 8 and she loves and enjoys this place as much as i did.
10/10 for enjoy-ability, service and facilities. (read more)
Written on: 28/12/2009
Staff very friendly, really great hack's. My nuber one place to ride at the moment. Occasionally have to ride ponies that are a bit on the small side and tack could do with a good clean. However for the most part all horses and ponies are well looked after and happy. (read more)
Written on: 23/12/2009
I go to Matchmoor every other Sunday paying with my own pocket money and overall, I think it is a good school. Last Sunday, I couldn't go because the rings were completely frozen over and my mum was scared about the horses spooking and me falling and breaking something (for the first time in my life!). There are a few critisms though:
1. Road towards the school is awfully bumpy and worn away.
2. Ground towards the barns, top ring, little school and back yard is terribly muddy on bad days.
3.... (read more)
Written on: 09/12/2009
I am just about to finish my work experience which i have been doing at matchmoor for two weeks, It has been the best two weeks of my life and im never going to forget it.
The staff are so friendly and outgoing, but most of all they are great teachers because i steped into an environment which i have never been in and im walking out an expect.
I think my biggest achievement was on my second lesson i was able to canter which was really fun to do. So i would say to anyone go along and... (read more)
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