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Dressage Break in Cheshire

"The most fantastic equestrian centre!"

"I booked my dressage break as a post Covid treat. Equestrian Escapes provided me with a holiday of a lifetime. The quality of the instruction and of the dressage horses was unbelievably high. Thank you so much for enabling me to make my dreams come true"


Arrive on Wedensday and settle in to your farmhouse accommodation. If time permits we can organise a lesson for you this afternoon, if not riding will commence tomorrow morning.

This evening you have a variety of local restaurants and pubs to choose from, all within a few minutes drive (and one within walking distance). Why not head in to the pretty village of Tarporley; The Rising Sun and The Swan are both renowned for good quality food and The Coast is one of the best Italian restaurants in Cheshire.


After breakfast you will be heading to the riding centre for your first (or second) lesson on the stable's quality dressage horses. You will be allocated a horse suitable to your size and riding experience, and you will be taught by one of the stables BHS Approved instructors. The riding centre offers top quality facilities and has both outdoor and indoor arenas. Lunch may be taken in the form of a bar snack at the adjacent hotel or at a local pub just minutes away. This afternoon you will be offered a dressage lesson where you will be able to tell your instructor which area of the discipline you would like to concentrate on. The owner of the riding centre is an active dressage competitor and you will be riding a variety of her dressage horses that are currently competing from novice to Grand Prix level.


After breakfast in the farm house you will be enjoying a fourth and final dressage lesson. Today’s lesson will offer a variety of different skills and paces to help you perfect your riding. After riding you may like to visit the historic city of Chester which is only a 15 minute drive away; its unique black and white Tudor-style shopping rows draw visitors from around the globe. Beeston Castle is a 10 minute drive, at its summit the spectacular views span across 5 counties. Or the pretty village of Tarporley is only a 5 minutes drive away; here you can enjoy a coffee in the Old Fire Station Chocolate Shop. Our Travel guide  can help you choose from a variety of local attractions.

Customer Feedback:

"Sandra & the rest of the team were absolutely wonderful as were the horses they gave us. We plan on going back just for the odd lesson or hack even though its a 3.5 hour road trip. Thank you for the best riding experience I have had so far!"


2 nights Farmhouse B&B, 4 private dressage lessons £495pp

single supplement add £25 per night


We offer two lovely farmhouse bed and breakfasts a short distance from the riding stables. One is a short bike ride away (bike loan offered) the other is 4/5 star and is adjacent to the stable, the price to stay here is £495 pp. Each B&B offers the choice of a traditional English breakfast or a lighter continental breakfast. One of the farm houses has its own livery yard and horses and guests are welcome to bring their own horses too if they like!

All the B&B's are located a short drive from the pretty village of Tarporley, with its old coaching inns and top-quality boutique shopping. Chester is only 15 minutes away, so if you want to see Chester Zoo, The Rows or Cheshire Oaks you are ideally placed. The stables are a short drive away (walking distance from 2 of the B&B's) and are also superbly located to enjoy some of the very best hacking out across Cheshire’s rolling pastureland and into Delamere Forest. Riding holidays Cheshire offer a great introduction to this type of holiday for all the family at a relatively low cost!

To read Equestrian Escapes reviews click on the link!

We have a great range of horse riding holidays offering tuition in all disciplines, beach riding and hacking out on well trained horses. Please have a browse through our full range of equestrian holidays.

We inspect all the horses in our horse riding holidays to ensure the best quality holiday for you.

For tips regarding your holiday such as what to wear and riding ability, please visit the Travel Tips page.

We work hard to ensure that each customer has a great time on their holiday. Please see some riding holiday reviews here.

We have a large range of holidays to suit a range of riding abilities. Please see here for more information.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.