Whispering Woods is a Riding School and Livery Yard with AI trained and qualified staff.


We have ponies, instructors and facilities to suit absolute beginners to aspiring competition riders with their own horse.

We teach children from the age of four. There is no upper age limit but please note our upper weight limit is 14 stone.



For children beginning to ride, a ½ hour private lesson offers a great introduction to the experience of riding horses.

For the more experienced equestrian ½ or 1 hour private lessons are available to polish and perfect your riding /competition skills. Training may be taken on a school pony or you may bring your own horse for your lessons. Discounts may be applied for multiple bookings.

£20.00 ½ hour | £40.00 1 hour


Group Lessons benefits all age groups and all abilities with certificates awarded to mark the riders progress. throughout their training. Children who are four years and older can join in with the beginners group riding lessons which are held every weekend between 10am and 3pm. Each session is 45 minutes long and is suitable for complete beginners. (Minimum 4 persons, min age 4).


£18.00 for 45 mins beginners | £20.00 for 1 Hour intermediate


A walkabout is a leisure ride that lasts for ½ hour. For children who want to experience the feel of being on horseback without the pressure or expense of a lesson then this is the option for you.



£15.00 ½ hour


Experienced riders can enjoy leisurely hacks in stunning North Shropshire. Hacks are generally one hour long, although two hour rides can be arranged with prior notice.

Bookings for all of the above may be made in person during a visit to the Stables during opening hours; or at any time by telephone (if no answer, leave a message as we return all calls). 


£20.00 1 Hour​


A party with a real difference; making dreams a reality and leaving all with magical memories. Each party is individually tailored to your child’s age, gender, ability and likes. During your party your guests will have a chance to groom, pamper and decorate the Ponies, with bows, coloured hair clips and glitter their hooves. Each child will be able to enjoy a ride in small groups around our fields, rotating the children around so they can all have a go at everything but not left waiting around. (minimum 4 persons).

£45.00 pp ​2 hours onsite | £125 hour offsite


Pony days include brushing and tacking up the ponies, helping with yard duties before a 1/2 hour lesson in the arena followed by a 1/2 ride around Noneley. Riders may be put into groups (lead rein group, off lead rain trotting, cantering group). Morning session starts at 09:30 and ends at 12:00 and the afternoon session starts at 13:00 and ends at 15:30. (Minimum 6 persons, min age 4).

Lunch, Rosettes and luxury party bag included.

£45.00 pp 09:30 to 15:30​


We offer excellent care for your horses or ponies, perfectly suited to those in full time work who want peace of mind, that their special friends are in the best hands possible. When you’re away you can be sure your horse will be kept in their routine.


Full livery, part livery and holiday livery available. Limited spaces available.



Clothing Requirements

Full length leg wear that fits comfortably and allows for room and flexibility in the saddle.

Shoes or boots must have a small heel and smooth sole. They do not need to be specifically equestrian but the design needs to be as close to traditional riding footwear as possible. Wellies are often advisable. 

The wearing of riding hats are compulsory for riders when mounted. We have hats available for use free of charge: however if you decide to continue to ride we encourage you to purchase your own.

You are strongly advised to purchase a body protector; particularly for use when you begin hacking and jumping.



Riding hat

Riding gloves

Riding top x3

Riding trousers x3

Riding boots (ideally suitable for walking too)


Warm fleece

Waterproof jacket

Waterproof trousers

Water bottle

Mosquito repellent

Sport sunglasses


Travel towel

+44 (0)1939 550027

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