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Pony Trekking

Filed in Land, Outdoor by on 7th December 2015 • views: 18249

Craggan Outdoors’ – BEST OUTDOOR ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE in the Scottish Outdoor Leisure Awards 2019 – pony trekking is a safe and enjoyable activity for everybody from age 8 upwards. all. Our instructors are qualified, experienced and friendly, and place an emphasis on enjoyment and safety on ponies that are fit and well schooled. Our ponies range from 12.2 to 17 hands high, with a variety of breeds and colours. All have great temperaments and characters, and accordingly allowing catering from beginners & novices, to intermediate and more experienced riders.

Our treks are through the beautiful open fields, hillsides and woodlands of the Cairngorm National Park, and include spectacular views of the Cairngorms and the Spey valley. Sit back and enjoy the ride, and the experience of being on horseback and away from traffic, and in addition to the wonderful views there is a chance to see some of the local Highland wildlife, such as deer, rabbits, red squirrels, buzzards, herons and the occasional osprey. If you like your adventure on the slow and leisurely at-one-with-nature end of the spectrum, then pony trekking is definitely one for you.

No prior riding experience is necessary, although there is a minimum age limit of 8 years, and a maximum weight of 15 stone (210lbs) / 95kgs. Riding hats are provided. All you need to do is bring yourself, dressed in long trousers and enclosed shoes, preferably with a heel, and dress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions.

Make your choice of a 1 hour or 90 minute trek, with price per person starting at £37 and £49 respectively, depending upon the number of people in your group. Always book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Vouchers also available.

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