Horse Riding in New Zealand
Horse riding in New Zealand is one of the best ways to get closer to nature and appreciate the pace and feel of the New Zealand countryside.
Our international reputation for horse breeding extends to horses ideal for trekking. Operators the length of New Zealand run half day, full day and longer guided treks through some of the best riding country in New Zealand. This includes beaches, farms, forests, scrublands and the high country.
Experienced, professional operators committed to quality, safety and animal welfare each offer a different taste of New Zealand's unique equestrian culture.
Experience being at one with the New Zealand environment by horse back, it's a great way to see awesome scenery and get back to the peace and quiet of nature!
Horse treks in New Zealand cater for a range of rider abilities, and can provide a selection of horses varying in temperament and size. All eqipment, including hard hats, is provided and trekking packages also include the necessary camping equipment. Holiday lodges and farmstays often offer visitors horse riding.
Some notable locations include:
- Across the highlands of the volcanic plateau in the central North Island
- Along the sandy beaches of Pakiri, north of Auckland
- Through the tussock grasslands of the South Island's high country
- Around the old gold mining settlements of the Otago mountain basins
Horse riding in New Zealand is a great affordable family activity, and a wonderful way to experiece the beauty of New Zealand!
Click here to view tourism operators for horse riding in New Zealand.