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Scenery was amazing. Tutorial for those that had never ridden before. Suits all ages and abilities. Personally preferred the scenery and birdsong on the forest ride to the river ride but both were excellent.
Thank Jo C
Pennie H, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Jo, the birds are amazing at Peel Forest think we are one of the few places left where you get such a chorus of native birds.
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
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
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
Pennie H, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 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
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 11 April 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....
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
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
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.
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