Riding Ability

These rides are suitable for competent to experienced riders, the horses are well schooled and forward going. It is expected that you are comfortable riding outdoors at all paces.

There are a limited number of horses available for less experienced riders, but you still need to be comfortable at walk, trot and canter on a quiet horse. Please contact us if you wish to consult regarding your riding skills.

You will need to be able to mount and dismount without assistance, however, there are plenty of banks, stones and rocks en route that make for handy mounting blocks.

Weight Limits

  • 90 kilos for experienced riders.
  • 75 kilos novice/intermediate riders

Fitness

You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness to participate on one of these rides.

In addition to being riding fit you will need to be walking fit as on some of the steeper descents you will have to lead your horses over rough uneven ground.

Please note that these are mountain trails rides often at high altitude, so not suitable if you have a heart condition, suffer from vertigo or have trouble walking downhill.