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Peel Forest Horse Trekking

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105 Dennistoun Road, Peel Forest 7992, New Zealand
+64 800 022 536
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2 hour horse trek

Great ride with Bert. Two adults and an 11 year old. Bert was good with our son: tough but caring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Awesome horse riding at Peel Forest

Beautiful & memorable experience with the horses, Bobby & Spirit even though my husband & I have no... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
sihui1991
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London, United Kingdom
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Peel Forest Horse Trekking offers treks from one hour to multi day. Our treks are designed to suit all levels of riders from children to adults. Most popular trek is our Two Hour River & Forest Trek.
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“day trek” (6 reviews)
“lovely horses” (4 reviews)
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105 Dennistoun Road, Peel Forest 7992, New Zealand
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+64 800 022 536
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ride with Bert. Two adults and an 11 year old. Bert was good with our son: tough but caring. Got him to take responsibility for his horse. The horses were calm and we trekked through forest and river. Got to trot and canter too....More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful & memorable experience with the horses, Bobby & Spirit even though my husband & I have no prior experience at horse riding. Scenic view of the peel forest & river led by the guide who ensure our safety & took many nice photos of...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I am a moderately experienced rider although hadn't done much for quite a few years. Although originally from NZ I currently live overseas. My trip to NZ was short and I wanted to do something different. I signed up solo and went on a full...More

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Pennie H, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Kate, thanks for the great review and we do hope that our clients go away with a life long memory. We live in such a favoured area that it is not too hard to make your ride spectacular. Maybe one day you might like to...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

3 of us went for a two hour ride.. it was great for experienced riders as we got to go for a few gallops!!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Two friends and I stopped by Peel Forest in the middle of a road trip. We had car trouble and had to call and reschedule our ride- we assumed they would just cancel it, being as busy as they were that day, but they were...More

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Pennie H, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience. We do try to cater for all levels of riders with safety being the most important thing we offer. Would love to see you back one day....

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing time doing an early evening trek. I'm intermediate and my partner is a complete beginner and we both felt very well looked after and had an incredible time. The views are fantastic. Would recommend to anyone, you have to do...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We just turned up on spec and were pleasantly surprised to find two spare spots for our ride. Bookiing ahead would be recommended . The horses were great well looked after and easy to ride .They even have some spare boots if you need them...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic horse trek through direst and by the Rangitata River. We were well looked after. Awesome horses and guide. Any ability of horse riding from complete novice to more experienced are catered for.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

For two novices we found the whole experience very relaxing and so enjoyable. The scenery is lovely but the best part is feeling totally safe and secure on well behaved horses. Alyssa is very passionate about the health and well being of her mounts and...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

My husband and I neither of us had ridden a horse but decided this looked cool! Booked in for an hour long trek when I rang the friendly Alyssa advised an hour may be long enough on the body(it was- could of done another half...More

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