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Surf & Turf Horse Riding Raglan

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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
Ruby S
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Watch out for the owner Petra, bucket list item destroyed!

The owner Petra is one of the nastiest person’s I’ve ever met! We were not allowed to take control... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Donna D
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2 Feb 2018
“Watch out for the owner Petra, bucket list item destroyed!”
15 Jan 2018
“Unsafe riding”
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3953B State Highway 23, Raglan, New Zealand
+64 274 352 648
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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

6  Thank Donna D
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

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

4  Thank Ruby S
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

1  Thank Susan T
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

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

6  Thank Kayleigh F
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

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

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

1  Thank Susanne900
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I would definitely go back as the horses were lovely and the ride along the beach was fun. I was not confident after not riding much in a long time, but i was looked after all the way and felt safe. Thank you and I...More

Thank Lisa B
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