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We went on a ride with backcountry saddle expeditions today and we loved it! The more experienced... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Unforgettable experience for the whole family. Boys (9 and 12) loved it. Very nice guides and... read more

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2130 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8151
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a ride with backcountry saddle expeditions today and we loved it! The more experienced ones could even canter and it was all very relaxing and they have lovely horses! I can really recommend them! ๐Ÿ˜Š

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unforgettable experience for the whole family. Boys (9 and 12) loved it. Very nice guides and horses, great tour and landscape. ๐Ÿ‘

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time at back country saddles this week on the 2 hour morning trek. Our guide Jo was wonderful - helpful, informative and super friendly. The horses were chilled and the views were outstanding! Excellent time all round :)

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horses in great condition, kind knowledgable guide. I live in Wanaka and have my own horses, and have brought two of my sisters here with their kids! Beautiful scenery riding into the Cardrona lowlands, on well-loved Appaloosa horses, suitable for all levels. Thank you Debs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a late afternoon ride here, and it was fabulous. Different โ€œlevelsโ€ of horses are available so everybody can join and enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Iโ€™m so glad I selected Back Country Saddle Expeditions to ride with in Cardrona. We drove from Queenstown on our way to Wanaka, stopping at the Cardrona Hotel for lunch. We were an unusual group because the youngest among us (7) was the most comfortable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Came to New Zealand and just had to tick another bucket list item, this place was very supportive as a beginner even got up canter as part of the runs. The views and history was great to hear on the way.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon horse trekking around the Cardrona Valley. Our guide Rosie was lovely, particularly with me as a novice rider, and it was a fantastic way to see the spectacular scenery in the area. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank olliemumby
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Escaped crowded Cardrona pistes to Cardrona peak east ridge for morning ski tour and then moved on to the lower slopes for an afternoon horse trek. Highly recommend the ski/ horse riding combo. The horses were amazing and owner Debs and guides Jo and Rachel...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a great afternoon trekking with Black Country Saddles in Cardrona. I really enjoyed the Appaloosa horses - originally a mountain bred horse apparently - and that cope with the conditions of the Cardrona Valley. They had a calm temperament and steady footing which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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