The word 'Wyke'
has its ancient origins in the
Anglo Saxon word for settlement.
The Wyke would
have been an ideal place for such a settlement; it is situated near a busy route centre and enjoys commanding views of the surrounding
rural Shropshire countryside.
Today 'The Wyke'
is a settlement which encourages
the harmony that is achievable between horse and their human
carers encompassing mutual trust, all happening in a rural
is a dedicated Equestrian complex comprising
numerous unique activities including:
- A busy thriving retail shop with expert advice
offering a comprehensive range of equipment for both horse and
rider. Some equipment is both designed and manufactured
- A renowned equestrian training establishment with
both indoor and outdoor facilities: we feature a sensitive
approach to riding training based on classical equitation.
The Wyke was first established in 1968 by the late Bob Phillips and his wife Lynne.
Today the Centre is professionally run by Lynne
Philips and a
friendly team of trained and dedicated staff who provide a high
quality service in all equestrian activities. We are recognised as
being amongst the leading establishments in the country in equine
The Wyke is an approved organisation
The British Equestrian Trade Association,
of Master Saddlers, The Association of British Riding Schools and
The British Horse Society.
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