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Thumbnail Kingussie – Saturday 17th June 2017 Pony Trekking was started by the Ormiston Family, with their renowned stud of Highland Ponies, at the Balavil Arms Hotel in Newtonmore, with the assistance of the Scottish...

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Scotland outdoors logoRuaridh is interviewed by the BBC about the Highland breed.

Showing native breeds

Scotland's native breeds are in the spotlight at the annual Royal Highland Show. In a special series Landward highlighted some of the animals taking part.

The Ormiston family has been involved in breeding Highland ponies since the early 1800s. Here they reveal their reasons for attending the show.

www.bbc.co.uk July 2009

View the interview on the BBC Scotland Outdoors website (this link will open a new window)

Working holidays

You have the opportunity to come and stay with us, help out with the animals and the riding centre as well as ride and make some new friends!


Ladies club

Image of a ponyIf you would like to ride affordably and help out around the centre, Ladies club may be just for you.


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Hill trekkingRough Highland country trail rides available.

Come and join us in these spectacular surroundings.


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pony clubAre your kids wanting to learn more about horses and ride on a regular basis, Pony Club may be for them.

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