The New Zealand countryside is never-ending in its stunning beauty and natural wonders. Sandy beaches, rolling hills, breathtaking mountains, and expansive farmlands are all part of the New Zealand landscape. Although there are many ways to experience these sites, horseback riding offers the ability to see some of the most beautiful parts of the country, including places not accessible by car, and still remains fun and feasible for the whole family. Many tours on horseback take the riders through private farmlands, ensuring the peace and tranquility of a quiet and uncrowded area. There are a variety of Read the rest of this entry »
A dog makes a fun companion, but a horse offers so much more than companionship. Most of human history revolves around the use of the horse for riding, not only for pleasure, but also to get to and from work and to take soldiers into battle. You can expect a horse to provide a pleasurable riding experience. A well-trained horse will take direction and be as eager to move out as the rider.
In fact, once horse and rider get to know Read the rest of this entry »
Horseback riding in New Zealand can be an exciting experience. There are an abundance of wildlife to see in various regions of the vast wilderness. There’s no need however to enter the deep wilderness to see some of New Zealand’s natural wild inhabitants.
Whether riding a horse in the lush forests, out in the countryside, or along the shoreline, it’s captivating to see fascinating bird species, such as the native albatross and other sea birds. It’s awesome to trot along the beaches of New Zealand and gaze Read the rest of this entry »
Horseback riding is a great way to get into the back country and visit areas that you wouldn’t normally see when on vacation travel rides. Horses have a unique personality just like other animals (and people!). When you stay calm, the horse stays calm.
When horseback riding for vacation travel in New Zealand remember to only take the essentials. You need to leave at home your extras. You can take a cell phone and a jacket, but make sure the jacket is easily rolled up and light weight. A Read the rest of this entry »
As with any type of trip, there are some necessities to bring on your horseback riding trip. Taking the time to prepare and bring along items that may be of use, can make a fun trip also a safe trip. Planning ahead can help minimize potential problems.
When trying to decide what to bring along, you may have many questions. Take into consideration the location, weather conditions and other possible issues. If you will be traveling in an area where bug bites and other flying pests are everywhere, bring along Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re planning a horseback riding vacation to New Zealand this year consider yourself lucky! It’s going to be the vacation of a life time and though it may be expensive you can really save yourself some trouble by doing some prep work ahead of time.
Get the House Ready: You’ll be gone for a while since New Zealand is quite a haul so make sure you call the neighbors and set your Home security systems. Read the rest of this entry »
Take a reflective journey to the island of the white cloud. Ride the trails of the ancient Maori people. Their descendants live on, and are friendly toward tourists. Share in the richness of their beautiful lands. Travel by horseback, along the long white sandy beach. Take some time to splash in the waves of the surf. Plan to stay a night, under the eternal stars that guide all beings. New Zealand is a land of contrasts. There are vivid scenic displays around every bend. Feel the primitive beat of the land beneath the horses’ hooves. Relax Read the rest of this entry »
When considering to go on a vacation there are many factors to consider. For example, how do you want to relax? Do you want to go to the beach? Do you want to go to the mountains? Do you want to go to a theme park? Perhaps you would like to go hiking and camping to get away from the stress of your everyday life. Another thing to consider is the adventure. Are you interested in extreme sports, enjoying nature and doing fun activities with your friends Read the rest of this entry »
Over one hundred unique species of birds live in New Zealand, and there is no better way to search for them than on horseback. Traveling by horse will allow visitors to quickly cover large areas of ground and spend all morning watching birds without tiring. Horseback riding is also one of the most ecologically friendly ways to explore New Zealand’s bird habitats. Children and adults alike can easily learn enough basic horseback riding skills to thoroughly enjoy the experience and stay safe. Experienced guides are also readily available to help tourists feel comfortable Read the rest of this entry »
Close your eyes and think of the most beautiful place in the world. Think of beautiful mountains surrounded by water. Think of warm temperatures, greenery and flowers. Think of all this and think of exploring it on horseback. New Zealand is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the world and there are many options to have a native Kiwi guide you on a tour by horseback of this beautiful land.
Even if you have never ridden a horse before, this is still a great option for you. Read the rest of this entry »