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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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Great for experienced riders!!!

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alice D
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Beautiful ride, amazing guide

Two friends and I stopped by Peel Forest in the middle of a road trip. We had car trouble and had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mpierce6
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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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

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Ben M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 16 March 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 3 March 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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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We went horse trekking with Alyssa today and the whole experience was brilliant! I would definitely recommend doing this as it's a fantastic way to see the countryside. Alyssa was very knowledgeable about the area and has a true passion for what she does. The...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I did the 6 hours trek with Alyssa. It was great ! For a horse rider it's perfect, you can gallop with her and my horse was very nice. Thank you Alyssa !

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I was surprised by my husband and mum to a 4 hour trek! Best surprise ever! Alyssa was a fantastic guide and had some great yarns and laughs. Can't wait to go again and totally recommend as even though I've done treks she helped me...More

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