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Welcome to Crindle Stables

Crindle Stables is one of the finest riding experiences you can find in Northern Ireland.

We are also the home of Crindle Activities and Crindle Entertainment. Crindle works closely with the RDA and BRIDLE to develop riding skills and build confidence for all abilities.

Crindle is a fantastic experience for riders of all ages and abilities. We provide a friendly atmosphere, coupled with a safe and clean learning environment for maximum enjoyment. We offer professional riding and jumping tuition, with lessons in hacking and stable management as well pony care. More advanced riders may also be interested in the local hunt. We also specialise in Show Jumping.

To find out a lot more basic information about the stables and riding school, just 'Click' on one of the tabs below, or explore more from the 'MENU' choices (top right of the screen).

Below you will see several 'Tabs' that tell you something more about Crindle Stables, just 'click' on a Tab to read more.
Crindle Basics 
Crindle is a great experience for riders of all ages and abilities. We provide a friendly atmosphere, coupled with a safe and clean learning environment for maximum enjoyment.

We offer professional riding and jumping tuition, with lessons in hacking and stable management as well.

Why not try something completely different, or improve skills, learn new techniques and have a great time. And if you are wondering just what to wear, we've some practical tips and information on how we can help.

Did you use to ride? Why not take this great pastime up again and enjoy all the benefits of outdoor activities!

We have facilities for those who want fun with horses as well as those with budding show jumping ambitions - we offer different levels of tuition catered to the individual, to develop and improve their skills!

Please visit our contact section to get in touch or to get information on specific prices and other details.

On top of exhilarating scenery and professional instruction, Crindle Stables also offer the following on request.
Lessons for ALL Ages and Abilities (from lead run to advanced show jumping)
Hacking and a Small Cross Country Course Show Jumping Area and Gymkhanas
Full, Part and DIY Livery Saturday Club Group Bookings and Birthday Parties
Ponies for Sale Fun Days + Summer School
Horse Walker facility available to exercise ponies / horses or to aid with rehabilitation
First Steps in Riding 
If you want to learn to ride a pony or to develop your existing skills, there is an essential first step - Yes! you've guessed it! you have to fill in a Form.

At Crindle, we take your safety very seriously. ALL riders, no matter how skilled they may be, need to give us their personal details and emergency contacts. We also need to be able to assess your skills and development as a rider. To do this, 'The British Horse Society' have produced a standard 'Rider Registration' form, used in all good riding schools and stables, that enables us all to keep a good, regular and useful record of your progress.

The good news is that you don't have to come along to visit us at Crindle in order to get the registration form to fill in. All you need do, is download it from this very bit of our web site. Print TWO copies out of the form, fill them in and get them signed, then bring one copy with you and keep the second copy as a reminder for yourself.

Just click the button below, and you are on your way to starting the very best equestrian experience to can have - becoming a Crindle rider!
What to Ware 
If you are thinking of spending time riding at Crindle, and this is your first equestrian encounter, then you may not be certain just what to wear. Here's some basics...

Soft, comfortable Trousers ('Jeans' NOT recommended)

A Long Sleeved Top

Shoes* or Boots* with a small heel (this prevents the foot from sliding through the stirrups) *Please think 'comfort' NOT 'fashion'

We do have a limited supply of suitable, safe footwear, but can not guarantee we will always have your size available

Back Protectors are recommended for independent riders

We are able to provide Safety Helmets – BUT if you intend keeping up this wonderful hobby, we would advise that you purchase a properly fitted riding hat that meets all British and European standards.
RDA and B.R.I.D.L.E 
At Crindle Stables, we are approved by, and work closely with, the local RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association Northern Ireland). If you would like to find out more about the RDA and how it can help you, 'Click' the link below. (This will open in a new window. Close the window to return to our site).

Crindle Stables also has a close working relationship with B.R.I.D.L.E - bringing riding into disabled lives equally. To find out more about this great organisation, how it may be able to help you, as well as something of our recent 'Fund Raising' event, 'Click' the link below.
10 Reasons to Chose Crindle 
If you are wondering why you should come to Crindle for a great riding experience, or why we should be entrusted with the care of your pony, then here's Ten Reasons why you should choose us.

1 we provide family focused, safe, friendly and thoroughly professional service

2 we carefully match pony to skill and ability of rider - ensuring a suitable, safe and happy combination

3 we are committed to you, are flexible in meeting your needs and are able to provide a bespoke service

4 we have excellent, clean, tidy and modern stables on a working farm, in the heart of the 'Binevenagh' area of outstanding natural beauty

5 we believe that people and ponies are just made for each other, in play, learning, love and fun

6 we work hard to ensure we exceed all of your expectations

7 we guarantee that as your riding skills improve, so will your confidence, fitness, self-esteem and social skills

8 we are committed to providing a quality service that gives you real 'value for money'

9 we have a wide range of all weather facilities and organise individual and group activities to suit all ages and abilities

10 we want to impress you, and know you will receive a service that will leave you thinking:-
'Wow! That was great - I can't wait to come back again'

And all that is a long way of saying simply, 'We Care'.
We care about you
We care about ponies
We care about safety
We care about hygiene
We care about learning
We care about friendship
We care about where we live
We care about professionalism
And we care about enjoyment
Yes, at Crindle Stables, we care!

What People Say About Crindle 
We have the nicest riders and visitors at Crindle. Here are a few of the comments we’ve received.

Some of the parents said:-

"Family friendly"
"It's clean and tidy"
"There's Quality Teaching"
"Staff are Police checked"
"It's Friendly and Safe"
"Great new facilities"
"Gain confidence"
"Learn new skills"
"They're Caring"
"Promotes team working"
"Broadens experience"
"It's for all ages and abilities"
"The ponies are suitable, happy, safe and friendly"

Then some children added:-
"Fun - Exciting - Happy"
"Make new friends"
"We learn all about ponies"
"Grooming is hard work"
"My bottom hurt...
...but it's worth it"

Crindle Stables is located off the Main A2 ‘Sea Coast Road’ just outside Limavady.
You can write to us at:

Crindle Stables, 6 Carrowclare Road,
Limavady, BT49 9ED, Northern Ireland
or phone:
TEL.: 028 777 68257
MOB.: 077 3851 6106 / 077 4769 5542
or eMail: info@crindlestables.co.uk

For more details and directions, see our 'Crindle Contacts' page - and while you are there, send us your comments on the site changes and ideas of what features you would like more of.

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