Welcome to Wapley Stables


We are a friendly and professional five-star licensed riding school and livery yard situated near the village of Westerleigh, Bristol.

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About Us

Wapley Riding School is run by Lucy Hewlett who is a BHS II Qualified instructor and assisted by many experienced grooms and instructors.

We teach riders of all levels from complete beginners to experienced riders from four years of age upwards.

We have a vast selection of ponies and horses to suit your individual needs.

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Our excellent facilities include:

  Two Floodlit outdoor arenas    

  A small cross country course   

  A variety of show jumps            

  Summer Jumping Field            

  Ample parking for cars              

  Training and room hire facility

Events and Services

Training Courses

We offer many training courses throughout the year suited for various ages and abilities!

Courses

Riding Events & Camps

Get involved with Pony days, Saddle Club, Clinics and much more!                                      

Events

Livery

We offer DIY, part, working and schooling livery all with excellent facilities and staff!          

Livery

Services

We also provide Schooling services and Lucy works as a Freelance instructor!

Services

Testimonials

'Fantastic lesson today with Dean'

I wanted to write and say what a fantastic lesson I had today with Dean. He's clearly so knowledgeable, whilst being kind and patient. I learnt so much in one hour and I feel more confident that my 'electric bum' is not the problem I thought it might be! So looking forward to booking my next lesson and really improve on what I learned today.

'My daughter has come on leaps and bounds'

Would like to say thank you to everyone at Wapley Stables. My daughter has come on leaps and bounds and we are very pleased with her progress. This has really helped her build confidence.

'Cannot recommend Wapley Stables highly enough'

Our daughter came to you not even a year ago, a very nervous little girl having had gift vouchers for Christmas. She was eager to learn but anxious. Since lockdown lifted she's been having private lessons with Roxy and has built up a little friendship with her. Roxy has helped her come out of her shell and she is now more confident. She has come on in leaps and bounds in her riding. She loves being at the stables!

'A brilliant first experience'

My daughter has her first experience of riding at age today. We are all rider so keen for her to have a positive experience and Wapley Stables definitely delivered that. She was smiling the entire time. Dean was calm and knowledgeable and her pony was patient and well managed. A brilliant first experience. Our girl said "Can I do this every day!?" afterwards. Highly recommend.

'Fabulous yard full of friendly people'

Fabulous yard full of friendly people! First lesson at Wapley Stables yesterday for my friend and I; it was excellent thank you Liz, & Puffin of course! Highly recommend. Will definitely be returning for more!