Experience ~ Horse Riding

Ride the High Country

Experience a magic horseback adventure on our high country station. Whether a first time rider or born to the saddle, you will enjoy a stunning few hours within a horse riding landscape second to none in New Zealand.

Our experienced guides, offer expert instruction and extensive local knowledge. There is a choice of superbly schooled quarter horses to suit all riders. All riding is on immaculately maintained Western saddles with safety and comfort top-of-mind.

Take a relaxing Western style horseback ride and explore our neighbouring working high country sheep and cattle station. This is an exclusive experience for Blanket Bay guests and offers you the opportunity to see the Lodge and its surroundings in back-to-nature way. You’ll enjoy the very individual personalities of Rio, Bella, Braveheart, Pablo, Cosmo, Merlin, Vince and Razzy who look forward to meeting you and showing you around their home. Minimal riding experience required, but please note the weight limit of 95kgs/210lbs per rider.

Our concierge team are here to help with selecting your activities and organising your itinerary. If you are interested in finding out more about these experiences before your stay at Blanket Bay please contact us today.