Did you know there are 40+ miles of bridleway leaving from our doorstep? We’re now running a few routes from the centre which offer something for all abilities, so if you’d like to try something new and get exploring give us a call.
For adults aged 16 and Over only. Please note, hacking takes place during the spring and summer only.
Route 1 – Loughton Loop
approx. 1 hour
This road hack is the perfect introduction to hacking and is suitable for all abilities. Accompanied by our expert instructors, the route uses local roads with low traffic, taking you past local parks, Loughton School field, and on to the Talbot Inn. On your return you will hack round the lower perimeter of the Ride High Equestrian Centre which few people get to see. This entry level hack is ideal for those who want to learn the rules of hacking out and get some valuable experience out of the arena.
Route 2 – Wood Trot
approx. 1 hour
Take in the local bridleways around the Ride High Equestrian Centre and Oakhill. This hack for advanced riders takes you past greenery and tree lined paths, as well as a few local roads, and offers opportunities to go at a faster pace depending on the weather.
Please note: This hack involves bridge crossings and is for independent riders who can manage the safety of both the horse and themselves in different settings and can keep a good seat when riding. All new clients wishing to participate in the Wood Trot hack must have had a 25-minute assessment lesson at the centre before booking a hack.
Route 3 – Oakhill Hack Experience
approx. 3 hours
Join us for the ultimate hacking experience across bridleways around Oakhill. Meet your horse before you set off as you get them ready for the ride. Groom and tack them up then head out with our expert instructors for a 2-hour hack. Set out from the Ride High Equestrian Centre and join local bridleways taking you past greenery and tree lined paths, as well as a few local roads. You’ll travel through Shenley Brook End, past Whaddon Park and Oakhill Wood taking in the wildlife and scenery, before you return to the centre via the perimeter of Shenley Wood. On your return there will be a selection of light refreshments waiting for you.
Please note: This hack is for independent riders who can manage the safety of both the horse and themselves in different settings and can keep a good seat when riding. All new clients wishing to participate in the Oakhill Hack Experience must have had a 25-minute assessment lesson at the centre before booking a hack.
To find out more and book your hack contact us on 01908 666434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org