St. Asaph, being a rural community can offer visitors and residents alike an enjoyable range of activities including horseriding. On the Upper Denbigh Road, about half a mile past the Cathedral in the direction of Denbigh is Dolgoed Riding School where riders of all ages and abilities are catered for.
Dolgoed, which offers expert tuition and first class livery, is also the centre for both the Trefnant and St. Asaph branches of Riding for the Disabled.
There is an excellent outdoor school, good stabling, a dozen or so well cared for ponies to suit all requirements and some pretty routes for hacking out with lovely views of the picturesque Vale of Clwyd.
During school holidays Dolgoed offers special 'owner pony' days which provide young riders with an action packed day of fun and instruction during which they learn the necessary skills to ensure their own safety and the welfare of their ponies.
Anyone interested in booking should contact Caroline Jelly on 01745 585330.
Llannerch Equestrian Centre
Travel just a little further from the centre of St. Asaph towards Denbigh and you will find Llannerch Equestrian Centre, just before the entrance to Tweedmill Factory Outlets.
Here riders are offered riding for 'Any Age- Any Stage' with lessons, hacks and livery available at a busy riding centre set in acres of beautiful countryside.
Llannerch Equestrian Centre has also earned an enviable reputation in the sport of Trotting and many successful horses are bred and trained by the centre's owner, Sian Gresley-Jones, a name which is regularly heard in race commentaries on the Welsh programme 'Rasus' which features trotting from the Tir Prince stadium at Towyn.
For further information on services and bookings ring 01745 730199.