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Surf & Turf Horse Riding Raglan

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Really good ride

Petra really takes care ife her horses. She makes sure you and her horses have a good, safe... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
via mobile
Good experience but not recommended

Once in a lifetime experience of riding a horse along the beach but felt the experience was made... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible36%
12 Oct 2018
“Really good ride”
2 Feb 2018
“Watch out for the owner Petra, bucket list item destroyed!”
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3953B State Highway 23, Raglan, New Zealand
+64 274 352 648
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Petra really takes care ife her horses. She makes sure you and her horses have a good, safe experience. She rides them much in the "horsemanship way" so for some people this might mean they have to adjust their riding habits a bit. If you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank josettew386
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The owner Petra is one of the nastiest person’s I’ve ever met! We were not allowed to take control of the horse, by taking control of the reins. Instead we had to have the reins slack at all times. You ride the horses with bitless...More

Date of experience: January 2018
6  Thank DonnaD2792
Reviewed 16 January 2018

A group of 4 beginners decided to go horse riding while on holiday in Raglan. When we turned up to the beach we meet the owner (Petra). Her dog bit another dog and that dog’s owner was clearly upset by this. Petra’s reaction was an...More

Date of experience: January 2018
6  Thank Smiley19921
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Once in a lifetime experience of riding a horse along the beach but felt the experience was made less enjoyable by the attitude of the owner towards us. My friend and I felt belittled by the owner and spent a lot of the time worrying...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank RubyS465
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Fabulous beach riding! Raglan, New Zealand. This is the second time I have traveled over to Raglan to ride with Petra of Surf n Turf. Same horse! Trixie. Seems I remembered some of my last instructions. Such a great experience, and I am not even...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SusanT3120
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Absolutely one of the best ride we have had so far. Beautiful and lovely horses, stunning sunset and overall a relaxing atmosphere. Petra is very friendly and helpful. She even took some gorgeous photos for us. Highly recommended

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank PhongDo
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful horses & stunning scenery. What could possibly go wrong?! The owner. She unnerved me from the moment I got on, having shouted at me to get straight back off. She made the rest of the ride incredibly uncomfortable with her constant scolding of my...More

Date of experience: March 2017
6  Thank KayleighF591
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Awesome people, wonderful, AMAZING horses (especially Holly), once in a lifetime (in my case it was so great I did it twice), BUCKET LIST stuff. I cannot thank the owner enough for the experience. She blessed me with more than money can ever buy! #forevergrateful...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank AshleeHammond
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I should have know that there was a problem when the owner asked me "If you ride at home, why would you want to ride on holiday?" You are not allowed to hold the reigns when mounting. I was scolded for taking the reins after...More

Date of experience: March 2017
5  Thank xestenshal
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had been on a 1,5 hrs ride with Holly, one of Petras wonderful horses. As all the other 3 horses in our group of four Holly was very well trained and all horses could be ridden in different paces without running after each other....More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Susanne900
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