Exploring Dorset on horseback offers a different perspective on the county. While travelling along these ancient routes, you often see more wildlife as you move quietly through the countryside.
The British Horse Society book 'Dorset on Horseback' (opens in a new window) offers riders 25 circular trails around Dorset which are suitable for both the experienced and the less practiced equestrian. It can be bought for 50p from The British Horse Society website.
For information on bridleways where you can take your horse visit the public rights of way pages.
Details of riding stables in Dorset can be found on: Visit-Dorset.com (opens in a new window)
The following trailway have have access for horse riders. (Please check an OS map before you start your journey as some sections of these trailways are restricted for cyclists and horse riders)