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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! 😊
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 :)
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
I’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
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.
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!
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
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