01929 450 273 info@studlandstables.com

Meet the team!



Yard Manager and Lead Rider

Brady has been around horses since he was 13, volunteering his weekends and school holidays at a riding school, he continued to follow his passion in the equine world at further and higher education at Sparsholt College.

He became part of the team in the summer of 2017, and as the chatterbox of the yard and provides clients with endless entertainment and a fun ride.

Meet the Horses


Clydesdale – 17.2hh – Gelding (1&2hr)

Clyde is the largest in our team, but he is also one of the softest! He will happily take you for a gentle stroll around the heathland, but can also give the experienced rider a brilliant experience on one of our 2 hour rides.

Clyde’s maximum carrying capacity is 14 stone

SÉAMUS (shay-mus)

Clydesdale x Cob – 14.3hh – Gelding (1&2hr)

Séamus (aka Ronnie Rocket) is a nice versatile chap suited to all different riders, with his steady walk and sublime trot he is truly one of the best for riders still getting to grips with their riding.

Séamus’ maximum carrying capacity is 12 stone


Blagdon Cob – 14.1hh – Gelding (1&2hr)

Rhubarb (aka Rhubarb Rolypoly) has been a firm favourite here for a long time now. He thoroughly enjoys every aspect of his job and gives 100% every time he goes out. He is perfect for the intermediate to experienced rider. One ride and you’re guaranteed to fall in love.

Rhubarb’s maximum carrying capacity is 9 1/2 stone


Cob – 14hh – Gelding (1&2hr)

Percy (aka Sir Percival) is perfect for all levels of rider due to his relaxed attitude. He is just as happy wondering around the heathland as he is cantering along the downs. He is a real head tuner with his beautiful markings.

Percy’s maximum carrying capacity is 9 1/2 stone


Appaloosa – 15hh – Gelding (1&2hr)

Smartie is the friendliest face on the yard. Always looking for mischief. He is predominantly used as a lead horse, but if you’re given the opportunity to ride him he is a real treat!

Smartie’s maximum carrying capacity is 12 stone


Appaloosa – 14hh – Gelding (1hr only)

Whiskey is the longest serving member of the team having come to us in 1998! Taking life a little steadier now he is more than happy wondering around the heathland he knows like the back of his hoof!

Whiskey’s maximum carrying capacity is 9 stone


Appaloosa – 14hh – Mare (1&2hr)

Lady has been a firm favourite for some years now, with her super comfortable paces she is perfect for all riders.

Lady’s maximum carrying capacity is 9 1/2 stone


Dartmoor Pony – 11hh – Mare (1hr only)

Cheyenne (known to all of us as Chey or Shooshie) is perfect for kids. With her super soft coat and perfect temperament she is happy to be pampered for hours. 

Chey’s maximum carrying capacity is 6 stone

Maximum Carrying Capacity

Our horses weight limits are set according to the type of terrain ridden on, ability levels of riders and body condition/conformation.

We believe it is important to be diligent when it comes to the welfare of our horses as they are what bring so much joy to our customers, therefore we are strict to our weight limits, and ask that honesty for the sake of our horses is of utmost importance.

We're looking for horses to join the team on loan or working livery here at Studland Trekking Centre.


∙ Safe and sensible out hacking in groups.
∙ Good in traffic.
∙ Minimum height 14.2hh.
∙ Happy to live out 24/7 in a herd.
∙ Up-to-date vaccinations.

A fun, active and loving home awaits at our lovely yard.

Do you know of a horse or horses that are suitable? Contact us!

✉️ - info@studlandstables.com
📞 - 01929 450273