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A unique riding school for people interested in improving their equestrian skills. Well schooled horses and ponies, enjoy lessons from complete basics to Dressage, Show Jumping & Cross Country combined with scenic farm trekking. Transfers from...more
I went to Kowhai Riding School from when I was 7 until I was 16. I am now 30 and have since returned with my partners children. Kowhai is fantastic! Knowledgeable instructors, excellent facilities, horses to suit all ages/levels and helpful friendly owners. I highly...More
Stumbled across this place on the 'Rankers' site. My husband, daughter and I all have limited riding experience. Lyn gave us riding lessons in the arena before heading our for our trek. She is very experienced and an awesome teacher. We felt very safe all...More
My parents and I went to this school, we have done a little riding but we aren't experienced.
Lyn made us feel comfortable and safe.
After taking us for a quick lesson to gauge our abilities we were taken for a beautiful trail ride.
I spent 3.5 days at Kowhai on a recent trip to New Zealand. I'm an adult beginner rider and often do riding holidays.
I was very impressed with the quality of the horses, the level of instruciton provided and the range of riding facilities available...More
My two girls have recently attended a holiday riding camp. They both had a fantastic time - so much so they want us to move to the South Island so they can be regular riders at Kowhai!
Coming from the city I wanted my girls...More
My 3 daughters have learned so much at Kowhai! They've developed great friendships, great respect for their instructors and a huge amount of knowledge since riding beginning riding here. Having the opportunity to take a break from city life has also been invaluable. No gaming...More
We had a fabulous day at Kowhai yesterday. We were VERY impressed with the young staff who should maturity beyond their years. They had wonderful patience and positivity with the children. The horses were lovely natured and are obviously well loved and cared for. Thank...More
For young people with a love of horses, this is a perfect paradise. The young people are collected from central Christchurch and enjoy the freedom of having 'their' own horse for the weekend, looking after it, grooming it as well as trekking and jumping it....More