Maintaining the East view riding centre

As most of you all well know, farms take a lot of maintaining! Lately our farm is undergoing so many major maintenance projects. One of of which being “the bridge over troubled water”. Our farm has a lovely stream going through our woods. It’s beautiful but needs a bridge or 4 to make our woods widely accessible to our farm […] Continue Reading

2016 Sponsored Ride – Ashdown Forest

This year (2016) we enjoyed the sponsored ride with 150 horses along with our co-ordinator PippingfordLivery. It was a fantastic day, weather was unreal – surprisingly sunny. We started at around 10:15am from Pippingford Livery. Photos from the day are here: 2016 Sponsored Ride (Taken by the East View Hacker) We also had a professional Photographer with us this year, […] Continue Reading

Seamist Part 1

Here at East View, most of you will know just how attached we all get to our horses. There are many that have been here 15 years or more and we have had over 100 horses and ponies over the past 45 years. Starting from my Nan (Mrs Turners) first horse Pepsi, to my own first shetland pony Poppet… Seamist […] Continue Reading

Dirty Dirty SeaMist!

Our Beloved Seamist getting down and dirty at his new home…  

A few photos of the last farm ride…

A Lovely day on the Farm A slideshow of the best moments of the ride. (To view please click on the post title)  

Contact Us!!!

Welcome to one and all! Feel free to contact via our Contact Form or email our office at We have a Twitter account now. Tweet us!! @EastViewHackers. We have Pinterest! And Lastly, of course we are on Facebook too: Have a look! Please share us to your fiends family and the world. We know how word of mouth really helps business. […] Continue Reading

Farewell to Flame

Many of you will remember our lovely chestnut thoroughbred mare Dancing Flame who sadly died this week at the ripe old age of 26. She has been with us for the best part of two decades and was loved dearly by the family and was a real favourite with our regulars and particularly our escorts. Although she was retired for […] Continue Reading

Fionn’s thoughts on the Ashdown Forest

My name is Fionn and Ashdown Forest has been on my doorstep since I was a child. I spent my days adventuring across its wild and open spaces on the back of a pony, getting lost in its rolling beauty at any time of year has always been a special experience for me. Ashdown Forest is home to so many wonderful beauty […] Continue Reading