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Address: 1549 Whaanga Road | Ruapuke, Raglan 3296, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-825 0059
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What an amazing place to go riding

My wife is the big riding fan, but I have always loved the idea of riding horses so I tag along whenever she has the opportunity - and what a beautiful scenic ride this was. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Breen S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife is the big riding fan, but I have always loved the idea of riding horses so I tag along whenever she has the opportunity - and what a beautiful scenic ride this was. The drive itself to get to these guys was scenic enough, but when we headed off (just the 4 of us which was wonderful -... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Went out for 2 hrs with Wayne and had a blast! Horses were well cared for and brilliantly behaved. Tack was all in good working order. Wayne catered for the all of our riding abilities - one friend wasn't confident so walked ahead and we got to canter up behind and catch up! We got to take the horses into... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Despite the passage of 40 years and a hip replacement, at my Dear Man's prompt and recommendation we embarked on what was, for me, the first mounted expedition in a decade. Keen to prove my worth as an Equestrienne I booked Wild Coast Ruapuke. On arrival we were greeted by owner Penny. Penny was horrid. (Actually Penny was completely charming... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and i went riding with wayne and another family recently. My husband has not stopped raving about it! He had the perfect horse for him and he is dreaming about ways he can get back again. I was a very nervous rider and they were very patient with me as well. You can tell that the horses are... More 

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Thank Treanybean
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

It's a bit of a trek over a gravel road to get there...but you are rewarded with the most amazing horseback experience ever (we have been on quite a few and this was the BEST). Email ahead for a special price but, honestly, this is worth whatever they want. Penny gave my bride and I a terrific tour that included... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We called in on Monday to see whether there was any availability on Tuesday. Penny made a spot for us and even adjusted the starting time by an hour. We arrived on Tuesday to fantastic weather; we couldn't have hoped for better. Penny was fantastic; so friendly and helpful. The horses were beautiful and seemed well cared for. The horses... More 

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Thank rlr94
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This was the highlight of my holiday to New Zealand. The horses were really lovely and clearly very happy and well looked after, Sheriff was a great match for me! Wayne and Penny met us on the yard and both were so friendly and welcoming. The ride itself was led by Wayne, and was so much fun, a nice small... More 

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Thank joannahc
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

These guys usually don't work on Mondays but made an exception for my girlfriend and I as it was my birthday. Such an awesome trip and great experience! Staff were very helpful and friendly, my horse Clive was amazingly nice and easy to handle. I am brand new to riding and my gf is quite experienced yet we both had... More 

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Putaruru
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Couldn't fault our experience! Great team work by Penny, Wayne & family to accommodate our group of 7. The trip was easy to arrange (even when an unexpected holiday ailment put our manager in hospital), Penny was happy to postpone our trek until he had recovered. The excitement from the young girls alone as their horses were readied for them... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

My partner and I went on the 3 hour trek. My partner had never been on a horse before and I've done a bit of riding before and we both had a great time. The horses are beautiful and obviously well looked after and trained. Wayne was really friendly and very competant with leading the rides - we felt very... More 

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