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Christchurch Icelandic Horse Treks

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Great Horse riding experience

We did the two hour ‚beach ride’ today and it was absolutely amazing. We are both experienced... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Perth, Australia
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Best horse trek in NZ

I did the 2 hour beach ride with this one being my 8th and final horse trek in NZ and it was by far... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Tirau, New Zealand
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Jun 19, 2018
“Great Horse riding experience ”
Nov 27, 2017
“Best horse trek in NZ”
We offer horse treks for experienced riders in small groups of up to 5 people on Icelandic Horses. The rides last 1, 2 or 2.5 hrs and go along a tidal lagoon and the longer rides go to the beach and through a forest. Before the ride we groom and...more
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898 Lower Styx Road, Christchurch 8083, New Zealand
+64 27 505 0542
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We did the two hour ‚beach ride’ today and it was absolutely amazing. We are both experienced riders and enjoyed the many opportunities to tölt and canter. The horses are well taken care of and Inga was welcoming. We really liked the horse trek and...More

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inga517, Owner at Christchurch Icelandic Horse Treks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you for the nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed the ride!

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Very exiting to gallop on a loooong sand beach. The Icelandic horses were very nice and well kept including one that stared in the Hobbit, Glaumur.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I did the 2 hour beach ride with this one being my 8th and final horse trek in NZ and it was by far the best! I am an experienced rider who can get anxious easily. I have never sat on an Icelandic horse before...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

I did a one-hour lagoon trek on a lovely pinto Icelandic Horse. Longer rides are also available. To state the obvious, all of the horses are Icelandic Horses, a breed known for it's smooth "fifth gait" called the toelt. Unlike a trot there's no bounce....More

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