Hobby Farm

Hobby Farm
WEST DORSET EQUESTRIAN AND LIVERY SERVICES
WEST DORSET EQUESTRIAN CENTRE ON THE JURASSIC COAST
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DORSET RIDING SCHOOL, TREKKING CENTRE AND LIVERY SERVICES

Hobby Farm is a family-run livery yard and equestrian centre set in 30 acres of rolling countryside in the beautiful Marshwood Vale right on the Dorset and Devon border between Bridport and Axminster.  Currently, we offer both full and part livery services to both experienced and novice riders and are dedicated to helping and supporting you and your horse.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO AN INFECTION AT THE LIVERY YARD, WE ARE HOPING TO BE UP AND RUNNING FOR RIDING LESSONS BY EASTER 2020.

Hobby Farm is pleased to be able to extend its range of equestrian services to include:

  • Riding lessons for all ages and abilities
  • After School Club
  • Toddlers' Pony Club
  • Owner Pony Days
  • Pony Club Camp
  • Hacking and Trekking
  • Group and Individual Lessons

We will provide more detailed information on this website just as soon as we can but please feel free to contact us if you'd like to know more.


The welfare of horses at Hobby Farm is paramount and they are considered to be part of Tom and Gaby's family. Any visiting horses are also welcomed into our family where their care is our priority at all times in a relaxing, friendly and supportive environment.

Gaby and Tom adore this area of West Dorset and want to share “their little corner of Dorset” with other like-minded horse owners.  Whilst here, they want it to be "your place" where you and your horse can enjoy all the available facilities as well as the quiet and peaceful location that is Hobby Farm.

Hobby Farm Camping

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT A HOLIDAY WITH YOUR HORSE?

Here at Hobby Farm, we are fortunate to be situated in the beautiful countryside and coastal location of the Dorset Marshwood Vale – just perfect for exploring with your horse.

Why not come and see for yourself and visit with your horse?  We've made things really easy for you both to stay at Hobby Farm.

We have 2 glamping Shepherds Huts, Otters Nest and Foxs Den or 9 adult-only tent pitches situated just a field away from our paddocks at Hobby Farm Campsite. Enjoy the beauty of West Dorset with numerous bridleways straight from our entrance. Hack for miles in any direction, stop off at rural pubs and admire the amazing views points along the way.

Whilst you stay nearby at our campsite, your horse can enjoy the excellent facilities of our American barn stabling and turnout paddock.


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A Huge Comfort

My horse has been at Hobby Farm for the last three years and during that time I have seen it transform into the calm and well organised yard that it is today. My horse was ill recently and it was a huge comfort to be able to check him through the night via my phone app. Having an instructor on site is wonderful and the facilities are of high standard.
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2018-12-01T09:25:16+00:00
My horse has been at Hobby Farm for the last three years and during that time I have seen it transform into the calm and well organised yard that it is today. My horse was ill recently and it was a huge comfort to be able to check him through the night via my phone app. Having an instructor on site is wonderful and the facilities are of high standard.
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Friendly and well organised

"Darcy and I love Hobby farm. Such a friendly well organised yard with amazing facilities"
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2018-11-01T18:17:41+00:00
"Darcy and I love Hobby farm. Such a friendly well organised yard with amazing facilities"
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Mr Beau enjoying a day in the sun last week, feeling much better now👍🏻

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