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★★★★★

“ITS GREAT”

Written on: 16/12/2013

Barnston is awesome the best place on Earth. Everyone makes me feel welcome and the ponies are great just very sad that some of my favorites have retired no but there are lots more new ponies i look forward to riding every week. Some of the horses are a bit stubborn and nippy but most are lovely and easy to ride. You really cant find a better riding school in the world. This place has changes so much from seeing it a couple of years ago it could be quite dangerous at times but now its really… Read Full Review

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“Brilliant horses, tidy yard and excellent tuition!!”

Written on: 17/11/2013 by hannahmac (1 review written)

i have been riding for a while and have tried every riding school in the cheshire/merseyside region and i must say barnston is by far the best out there for facilities, very clean/tidy yard, excellent tuition, quality horses and ponies and above all else value for money! I really enjoy my lessons and i would firmly recommend this riding school to anybody! :)… Read Full Review

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“Great riding school!”

Written on: 17/08/2013 by 123xx4321 (1 review written)

The staff are lovely! Great selection of horses and ponies, the owners are really nice, I would recommend this to every one, good facilities!… Read Full Review

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“Cleanest yard I've ever been to. Staff all very...”

Written on: 16/06/2013

Cleanest yard I've ever been to. Staff all very helpful and instructors know what they are talking about. Lessons are pitched to suit all abilities so something for everyone and its nice to see they offer scheduled lessons for adults as well as children . It is hard to find a yard that isn't too snobby and having been to many, some make you feel very out of pace. I felt very welcome on my first lesson today and will be going back… Read Full Review

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“The best EVER”

Written on: 01/11/2012

I love Barnston. They always do the right things for the ponies. When Pal broke his jaw they made the right decisioned to put him down. And Andy a loving pony got retired because he was way to old. My instructor Laura is THE BEST. She always makes sure you are safe. I have been to many other riding schools and barnston is by far THE BEST. People you should so ride here.The lessons are sometimes on time but who cares if they are late i still love them. Before i came here i wanted to make sure i… Read Full Review

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“Great place to start riding! Fantastic value for money.”

Written on: 14/10/2012 by Peterdon1 (1 review written)

Would firmly recommend this place to anybody wanting to ride. Lovely riding school with really nice friendly people. I ride every week with an instructor called Keith occasionally have a private lesson with Laura. Both are top notch instructors who know their stuff!! Keith is on another level I seriously recommend this guy! Horses and staff are superb one member of staff in particular who I find exceptional is a lady called Laura who I find to be very courteous and helpful. Fantastic… Read Full Review

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“best place on earth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Written on: 20/05/2012 by charl_02 (1 review written)

i have been riding at barnston for about 6years and i cxant fault it in anyway! the staff are lovely, and all the horses all looked after immaculately! people who are writing things about the owners obviously dont go there ofter or are making it up as i know them personally and theyre two lovely people! the horses care for their rider and never put a foot wrong. the instructors never shout and always make sure your confident with what your doing before you do it! its… Read Full Review

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“Wouldn't ride anywhere else ”

Written on: 08/03/2012

I learnt to ride here as child, came back again in my 20's and now afte a 17 year gap from riding am back again. I have found all the instructors to be very good, approachable and encouraging. They take care to match your ability to the horses and take time to explain anything you are not sure of. The yard is well run, everyone is helpful and the horses and ponies are well cared for.. I have read a few negative comments about the owners on here but I can only say that they have been nothing… Read Full Review

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“my daughter has been to most of the riding schools on...”

Written on: 07/05/2011

my daughter has been to most of the riding schools on the wirral.Barnstion is by far the BEST riding school.all the staff are wonderful ,couldnt ask for my daughter to be at a happyer riding school… Read Full Review

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“I love it at barnston the lessons are good and your...”

Written on: 07/03/2011

I love it at barnston the lessons are good and your always on the move. i have ridden at many riding school and by far barnston is the best. The staff are all friendly and willing to help you out. There is a grate variety for horses. Even tho the lessons are never on time you do always get a good hour. I would recommend barnston to other riders x… Read Full Review

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“I did my work experience here, every Friday for around...”

Written on: 02/03/2011

I did my work experience here, every Friday for around 3 months. I ABSOLOUTLY loved it there, the yard staff are lovely and VERY hard working, and I have seen both Keith and John instruct and they both do their jobs well. All of the horses and ponies are very well looked after and each have their own personality and are very special. I would recommend it to everyone as the horses and ponies are amazing, the staff are friendly and lovely and it is such a nice place to be!… Read Full Review

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Written on: 20/06/2011

I couldn't agree more. Barnston is the best, the horses and ponies are great, they all have their individual qualities. The first riding school I went to was awful for beginners, the best thing I did was change to Barnston through recommendation. Keith is a fab teacher and Jane is so nice, helpful and lovely with the horses.

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“I have been riding at Barnston for the last year...”

Written on: 25/02/2011

I have been riding at Barnston for the last year usually three times a week. I have helped lead in the lead rein classes myself and have never seen anything as described by the previous reviwer. I have always found all the staff to be extremely professional helpful and friendly. I took my own niece there for lead rein lessons which I would not have done if I thought there were any issues with safety. I myself within a year have gone from a complete an nervous beginner to now starting to jump on… Read Full Review

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“i have been to the riding school for a couple of years...”

Written on: 21/12/2010

i have been to the riding school for a couple of years now and my instructor is john. what a great instuctor he is and soooo funny. He is great with the kids and teaches all the basics to a really good manner. I believe he works on the yard too so he must be very didicated to the riding school, and jane his the best, between them two the place runs so well the owners whoever they are should relly be proud that they have 2 members of staff working for them, If i had a riding school they would be… Read Full Review

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“I went to Barnston for a couple of months and quickly...”

Written on: 27/10/2010

I went to Barnston for a couple of months and quickly learnt how to canter but then i felt like a change so I moved to a different riding school but when I was there I realised that I missed the friendly atmosphere at Barnston Riding Centre, the staff and especially the horses and soon enough i had booked a lesson at barnston and I can't wait to see the yard again!… Read Full Review

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“Barnston riding school is a great way to learn riding...”

Written on: 27/08/2010

Barnston riding school is a great way to learn riding if your a beginer to experienced riders. The shool has over 30 well-looked after horses,the indoor school is great for shelter in the rain not to mention the fab out door school and jumping area for the hot weather.Aswell as all this Barnstn riding center has great facilities awesome competitions to eneter so if you are thinking about going here then i would deffinetley reccomend it… Read Full Review

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“I have been riding at Barnston for over 1 year now. I...”

Written on: 28/05/2010 by Hannahchad (1 review written)

I have been riding at Barnston for over 1 year now. I have made some really good friends and loads of good horse friends too. Saxon and Lucy have got to be my favourite horses. I wish I could take them home! In school I'm always daydreaming about the horses! (not my fault). The instructors (John and Jill) are very good at teaching… Read Full Review

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“ I LOVE THE STABLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 THE HORSES ARE...”

Written on: 17/04/2010

I LOVE THE STABLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 THE HORSES ARE REALLY WELL BEHAVED! EVERY1 SHUD GO THRE IT HAS GREAT FACILITIES AND THE INSTRUCTORS ARE GREAT CONFIDENT BOOSTERS AND THEY ALWAYS HELP YOU WHEN UR STUCK!!!!1


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“Barnston Riding Centre Is The Most Amazing Riding...”

Written on: 07/02/2010

Barnston Riding Centre Is The Most Amazing Riding School Ever, All The Horses Are Amazing Especially Rusty - ILYSM Rusty! All The Instructors Are Amazing And They Offer Loads Of Things To Do Including Pony Club , Compotitions , Pony Management Days And Lots More. The Value For Money Is Incredible And I Love It There. There Really Isnt Any BAd Points To Be Honest . In Your Lesons You Do One Week Flatwork And The Next Week Flatwork. They Also Do Private Lessons. If You Are Wanting To Start Riding… Read Full Review

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“As an experienced rider i was dubious about having...”

Written on: 27/01/2010

As an experienced rider i was dubious about having lessons again, i have been taught by both John and Keith and can safely say they both know what they are talking about!! i have learnt alot.
Their horses are not the usual plod and the likes of Drummer, Bruce and Jasper wouldn`t be out of place in the eventong circuit!!
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“THE BEST FOR MONEY IN THE WIRRAL PLUS ALL THE STAFF...”

Written on: 14/01/2010

THE BEST FOR MONEY IN THE WIRRAL PLUS ALL THE STAFF ARE NICE AND HORSES WOULD RECOMMEND RIDING SCHOOL TO EVERYONE… Read Full Review

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