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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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