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Boutique Horsetreks Day Tours

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5 Stafford Street, Clive 4102, New Zealand
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Horse riding lessons

My two children were keen to learn to ride, but they were upset by the expectation of many places... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
AWBlue
AMAZING. LOVED IT

I had never been on a horse before this, and the I found the entire experience amazing. Dzidra and... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2016
Melissa H
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Hastings, New Zealand
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Exclusive horsetreks for 1 - 4 riders. Small groups, beginners, intermediate and advanced. Individual attention & natural horsemanship techniques training on each ride. Magic Beach Ride, Sparkling River Ride, Clearview Winery Ride & Mystery Ride.
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  • Average1%
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5 Stafford Street, Clive 4102, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

My two children were keen to learn to ride, but they were upset by the expectation of many places that they use whips and spurs to help control the horses. They had heard about natural horsemanship and were wanting to learn to ride with someone...More

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StablesLodgeNapier, Owner at Boutique Horsetreks Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2016

Thank you so much for that positive feedback. It means so much to me that my passion of training horses a different way and passing that knowledge on is so well received. I really enjoy teaching children natural horsemanship and I know the horses do...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2016

I had never been on a horse before this, and the I found the entire experience amazing. Dzidra and her horses made me feel so comfortable and safe. The horses are stunning and so well trained that it takes very little effort to ride them....More

Thank Melissa H
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StablesLodgeNapier, Owner at Boutique Horsetreks Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2016

Thank you so much for that lovely review. I love showing people this beautiful part of New Zealand and working hours daily with my horses, has really paid off. I have absolute trust in all 4 of my horses, they are really a pleasure to...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I booked my ride when staying at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and would 100% recommend anyone staying in the area to do this. The horses are very well trained and would suit any ability of rider. I have a bit of experience and was...More

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StablesLodgeNapier, Owner at Boutique Horsetreks Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

I am so delighted that you enjoyed your magical experience with my horses. Riding up at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is always a highlight for me too. Hope to ride with you when you are back in New Zealand!

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

An amazing ride down to the beach.Wonderful owner Dzidra,Beautiful horses,Great whether and amazing scenic!!It was perfect!My 8 and 10years children enjoyed very much.Also great confidence building experience for my children too. Now my daughter is keep saying [I want to live Dzidra's house and ride...More

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StablesLodgeNapier, Owner at Boutique Horsetreks Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I train the horses everyday in the round pen and then out on the beach. My 4 horses are very responsive and gentle with younger children, and absolute beginners. Every ride is a new experience and my...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2016

If you are in the Hawkes Bay, this is an absolute must do as it is an amazing experience. Straight away Dzidra made me feel comfortable and completely safe. I got to meet the the lovely Juice (the horse I rode), put glitter in her...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2016

Without a doubt the best thing I have done in Hawke's Bay! As a first time horse rider, Dzidra made us feel comfortable and completely safe. From the moment we arrived it felt like we were riding with a best friend! We were able to...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Dzidra's hostel over in Napier and heard about the horse treks over there. I had to think about it but riding in NZ was one thing on my bucket list. As I don't have a car I didn't know how to get...More

Thank Anja S
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StablesLodgeNapier, Owner at Boutique Horsetreks Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2016

Thanks so much Anja for that wonderful comment. It makes me feel so good that people such as yourself really appreciate all the hard work I put into the horses. I train them daily and am getting better and better results.

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Never ridden a horse before. Found it a bit scary but the Leader(Dzidra) was very reassuring! Jim S Hastings

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

A must do experience if your visiting the Hawkes Bay, the owners truly care about the horses and ensure that you are suitably matched both in size and personality to a great steed, in my case Paddy, and my wife's Nugget both did what they...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

Warm, friendly support to ease any fears about horse riding and a great trek out along the beach with wonderful horses. A must for a family fun adventure in Napier

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