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Horse Trek'n

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33 Bayly Road, Paihia 0240, New Zealand
+64 210 680 633
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Highly recommend this ride. Horses are calm and gentle. Great views, nice relaxing ride up to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tarsha B
via mobile
Great horse trek, amazing view, lovely guide and an amazing swim with the horses!

I booked a tour via telephone and got a horse trek for the day I wanted, which was great. Because I... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
julchenk1
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Muenster, Germany
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Welcome to Horse Trek'n. If you are looking for a fun activity, come for a ride with us! If your dream is to swim with horses, we are the place for you; Ride along the beautiful scenery of the Bay of Islands and experience the thrill of swimming in the ocean with your horse when weather conditions permit!
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  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
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33 Bayly Road, Paihia 0240, New Zealand
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+64 210 680 633

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this ride. Horses are calm and gentle. Great views, nice relaxing ride up to the viewpiont. If you want to trot or go for a rin, your quite welcome to and no pressure to. People are great to. Hoping to fit it another...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I booked a tour via telephone and got a horse trek for the day I wanted, which was great. Because I am not a total beginner, I got a private tour with Emma who is also the owner of this small business. It was a...More

Thank julchenk1
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review, Julia, it was a pleasure riding with you! Thanks for noticing how much we love our horses here, and care about them, it's fantastic to get feedback on this aspect. I'm sorry the gravel road we had to...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I really had a fantastic morning ride with these guys and do highly recommend it for people who have riding experience. It's a wonderful way to see the area and swimming with your horse is bucket list stuff. Make sure you tell Emma your experience...More

Thank Hayley W
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hello Hayley! Thank you for your lovely review! I'm glad you liked riding Ace, she is a sweetie! It is indeed really important to tell us your accurate horse riding level , thank you for pointing that out! This is crucial to ensure everyone enjoys...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We took a 2hour trek - wonderful overlook of the bay + forest + a swim with the horses (bareback) It is a UNIQUE and wonderful experience !!! Run for it !!! Emma will take care of you and give you very nice and kind...More

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Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thank you S for you nice review! It was a pleasure welcoming you and your family here in the Bay; We wish you an amazing 9 days in New Zealand!

Reviewed 1 March 2017

I went riding with Emma on a private ride since I'm an intermediate to advanced rider and I had an absolutely amazing time! Her horses are beautiful (I rode Ace, a thoroughbred ex-racehorse) and very engaging, definitely NOT dead eyed overworked trail horse. I chose...More

Thank Rebecca J
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Rebecca! it was a really fun and sporty ride, for sure! Have a great time in NZ! Cheers!

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time on the ride and swim, surrounded by beautiful scenery and lovely horses. The staff were great I'd like to make an extra special thank you to them for helping me plan my proposal with a picnic and a beautiful view set...More

Thank Oliver C
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Olly, thank you for your lovely review! The guides will be happy to hear that. It was fantastic being part of the planning of your proposal, we were all excited for you! All the best for the future!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a 2hour ride and swim both times. First time i was with novice riders so we took a walk an a swim though they did give me a chance for a quick canter an trott. Swim was a amazing. 2nd time i was...More

Thank Leki M
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Leki, Thank you for your review! It really means a lot to us that you actually enjoyed it so much that you wanted to come twice! Wish you all the best on your travels, and maybe see you an other time!

Reviewed 4 February 2017

The crew were lovely and the horses were friendly and well-mannered. My dad and I did the 2 hour horse ride and swim. We rode along the road for the majority of the time. It dampened the enjoyment of the ride because the horses wanted...More

Thank Shayna1406
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Shayna, thank you for your review, We are really sorry this experience didn't meet your expectations; Due to extensive logging in the Waitangi forest this season, we are unfortunately not allowed to access our usual trekking paths; We had to find an alternative solution...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

What an awesome ride! It was my second time at horse trek'n and it was even better than the last:) I rode Sheekan, she was a well tempered fun ride. My guide, the owner of horse trek'n Emma was lovely and very helpful. As I...More

Thank Zoe15356
Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Zoe, thank you for your review; I am so glad you had such a good time, Good luck and all the best for your future studies, you are a smart young lady! Cheers

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our 16yr old daughter did a horse trek with Emma. The original route was too boggy, so they did some ringwork before heading on a ride around the farm. The ringwork was most enjoyable for her, & Emma was very friendly & knowledgeable. She enjoyed...More

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HorseTrekn, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thank you so much for your feed-back. We are having a bit of a difficult time as our main access to enter the forest is closed due to logging, and our back-up entrance to the forest at the back of the farm gets boggy very...More

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