Review: Spirit Riding Free – Spirit and Lucky Deluxe Feeding Set

Disclosure: We received Spirit Riding Free – Spirit and Lucky Deluxe Feeding Set for the purposes of review. All thoughts and opinions are our own.

We are a family of horse lovers. As a child I wanted to go horse riding but my parents didn’t allow me to…but when my eldest showed an interest I got her started and she has now been going a few years. Bee comes with us to the stables and the horses look out for her and polos.

So of course the girls are going to watch anything horse related and love their horse toys.

Spirit Riding Free is one of their favourite horse animated series and the girls have watched the episodes a few times. When we heard that the Spirt Riding Free toy range had just launched in the UK we were so excited!

The Spirit & Lucky Deluxe Feeding Set, inspired by DreamWorks Animation series, Spirit Riding Free, is the ultimate horse and doll play experience!

Spirit Deluxe Feeding Set

  • Spirit
  • Lucky
  • Blanket
  • Bucket
  • 4carrots
  • Canteen
  • Spirit and Lucky Teaser Book

Spirit and Lucky Toys

  • Lucky has poseable arms and legs allowing her to sit on Spirit and she can be moved into action poses
  • Spirit has the ability to eat the carrots
  • Realistic mouth movements when eating the carrots
  • Spirit can dip his head down as if he is feeding
  • Spirit makes realistic sounds
What did we think?

What initially pleased me was that Spirit comes with batteries. A lot of toys these days don’t so you have to buy the batteries before play can commence. But in this case as soon as we managed to release Spirit and Lucky from the packaging, (they were really well packaged and tied up), the girls could immediately see what Spirit could do and start playing.

Spirit and Lucky are currently Bee’s favourite toy and she has been playing with them every day since they arrived. She loves the sounds Spirit makes. To activate the sounds you have to either press the button on his back or tip his head down.

She also loves feeding Spirit and then releasing the carrots from a panel in the belly to be able to feed Spirit again. To feed Spirit you have to hold the button on his back down and then wait for a small ‘clunk’ noise which signals it has dropped down. You can only feed Spirit one carrot at a time.

Feeding toy Spirit a carrot

Both Lucky and Spirit’s hair are smooth, soft and silky and Bee is enjoying playing with them and brushing them. To make the whole set even better I feel a small brush could have been included to groom Spirit’s hair.

With one of Spirit’s leg upright he can be a bit unstable if where he is standing isn’t  flat. It may have been nice to have his legs as poseable too. However Bee is loving him and Lucky just as they are and I can see her playing with them both for a long time to come! I must admit when I saw the price I did think maybe it was too much seeing the main things Spirit does is eat a carrot and make some noise……but the quality of the toy is brilliant and both Spirit and Lucky are bringing a lot of fun and joy to Bee’s playtime. Even the eldest has been having a go (when Bee lets her!)

Lucky sitting on Spirit


Spirit Riding Free Deluxe Feeding Set is available from Smyths priced at £59.99 and is suitable for ages 5-7. (3+ for safety)


If you would love a Spirit Riding Free – Spirit and Lucky Deluxe Feeding Set you can enter the giveaway to win a £50 Smyths voucher to put towards a set of your own.

WIn a £50 Smyths Toy Voucher



  1. Ellen Stafford
    November 27, 2018 / 10:17 pm

    Spirit looks lovely. Such a nice set. My niece would love this.

  2. Anjum
    November 27, 2018 / 10:42 pm

    Wow !! This is something my Maryam is going to love should she have it

  3. Tracy Nixon
    November 29, 2018 / 11:03 am

    They are both gorgeous but I love the name, Spirit!

  4. Rebecca Cusick
    November 29, 2018 / 11:29 am

    Spirit is my little girls favourite I think x

  5. Leila Benhamida
    November 29, 2018 / 11:32 am

    I love Lucky as who is quite flexible. Great prize. A lot of hours of playtime and perfect for children to unleash their imagination.

  6. Amy Bondoc
    November 29, 2018 / 11:34 am

    lucky is my favourite xx

  7. Nikki Stewart
    November 29, 2018 / 11:45 am

    I love Spirit x

    November 29, 2018 / 12:09 pm

    my little girl loves spirit!

  9. Kim Neville
    November 29, 2018 / 12:25 pm

    I like Lucky

    November 29, 2018 / 12:40 pm

    I think my favourite would have to be Lucky

  11. Sinead ORourke
    November 29, 2018 / 12:45 pm


  12. Ayesha Iman
    November 29, 2018 / 12:50 pm

    Spirit is my favourite also and I’m sure my daughters would love it too

  13. Karen Barrett
    November 29, 2018 / 1:36 pm


  14. Justine Hughes
    November 29, 2018 / 2:39 pm


  15. christine shelley
    November 29, 2018 / 3:39 pm

    Spirit is our favourite

  16. Laura Jeffs
    November 29, 2018 / 4:35 pm

    Spirit is gorgeous! My niece would LOVE both Spirit and Lucky

  17. Rich Tyler
    November 29, 2018 / 5:05 pm


  18. Lisa Everaert
    November 29, 2018 / 5:08 pm

    We love both but have opted for spirit x

  19. Laura Banks
    November 29, 2018 / 5:48 pm


  20. Katie B
    November 29, 2018 / 6:30 pm


  21. Jackie Howell
    November 29, 2018 / 6:57 pm


  22. Helen Tovell
    November 29, 2018 / 8:45 pm


  23. Alica
    November 29, 2018 / 9:41 pm

    Lucky is my favourite 🙂

  24. Solange
    November 29, 2018 / 10:13 pm

    I love Lucky.

  25. Sean eccles
    November 29, 2018 / 11:00 pm

    SPirit 🙂

  26. lyn b
    November 30, 2018 / 1:48 am

    I think Spirit is my little girls favourite

  27. Helen B
    November 30, 2018 / 11:15 am

    Spirit 🙂

  28. Edward Guerreiro
    November 30, 2018 / 2:46 pm

    My niece would adore Spirit. She is horse mad.

  29. Emma Gibson
    November 30, 2018 / 7:08 pm


  30. Louise Smith
    November 30, 2018 / 11:36 pm


  31. Pauline Hill
    December 1, 2018 / 2:22 pm


  32. melanie stirling
    December 1, 2018 / 7:37 pm

    Spirit is my favourite and my niece would love this, she is crazy about horses.

  33. Lisa Wilkinson
    December 5, 2018 / 9:30 pm

    I like Lucky the best

  34. Marc H
    December 11, 2018 / 6:06 pm


  35. Sarah Mcknight
    December 12, 2018 / 11:32 pm


  36. Julie Howarth
    December 13, 2018 / 12:18 pm


  37. kate andrews
    December 13, 2018 / 8:59 pm

    Lucky is my favourite

  38. Claire Appleton
    December 13, 2018 / 9:11 pm


  39. Claire Appleton
    December 13, 2018 / 9:12 pm

    Spirit is lovely!

  40. Sarah Parker
    December 14, 2018 / 6:42 am


  41. Gary Topley
    December 14, 2018 / 12:52 pm

    My daughter loves ‘Spirit’. Thaankyou for the competition.

  42. Em S
    December 14, 2018 / 4:34 pm

    Spirit is my favourite, such a beautiful horse

  43. Rachel B
    December 14, 2018 / 7:55 pm


  44. sandy
    December 14, 2018 / 10:57 pm

    Lucky 🙂
    What a great set.

  45. Lynne O'Connor
    December 14, 2018 / 11:54 pm


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