Horseback riding holidays in New Zealand: Great farm trekking
Enjoy horse riding lessons and trekking on well schooled horses with a helpful instructor. On site accommodation or Free transfers from Oxford. Transfers from Christchurch are available POA Lessons from basics to Dressage XC & SJ.

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Enjoy riding well schooled horses in a safe country environment. Lessons and trekking daily. Private lessons, private mini groups and group lessons available.
Complete beginners to competition riders are welcome.

We run special courses every weekend and all School Holidays throughout the year. Unaccompanied children from age 8 welcome.
Farm stay available 7 days.

Typical Day

9:30am pick up from your Motel in Oxford.
10:00am morning tea or coffee.
10:30am morning lesson starts.
12:30 break for lunch.
2:00pm Tack up and depart on a guided farm trek.
5:30pm depart for Oxford

Age range, type of group

Minimum age for unaccompanied children is 8 years.
Family's welcome.

Sleeping and meals

Great range of accommodation in nearby Oxford town.
Lunch included with the single day tour.
Basic on farm accommodation available from $115 night


Maximum weight limit is 100KG
No pets sorry.Smoking outside only.Minimum age 8 years.


 - Horseback riding holidays in New Zealand
horse riding - PRIVATE MINI GROUP - Available Monday to Friday only.
Half day $350.00 total up to 4 people
Full day $500.00 total up to 4 people
This includes a private instructor to take your group, no need to help prepare the horses or tack clean afterwards, help as little or as much as you want. You can choose to have a lesson, trek or both.

Full day includes transfers back to Oxford so you can enjoy eating at one of Oxford's country cafe's.

SINGLE PERSON HORSE RIDING - helping out price* Monday to Friday.
Full day with morning lesson, lunch and afternoon trek $285.00

SINGLE PERSON FARM STAY - includes a private room, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, all horse riding lessons & trekking $295.00 per night.

SINGLE PERSON WEEKEND SPECIAL - helping out price*, available Saturday & Sunday only.
Full day with morning lesson and afternoon trek $145.00 (byo lunch, minimum number applies)
Local guest (Waimakariri district) $120.00

* helping out will include catching, grooming, saddling and tack cleaning after the ride, most people really enjoy this bonding time with your horse.....but some people do not!

BACKPACKER WEEKEND SPECIAL - helping out price* Stay Friday & Saturday night, basic dorm room (bring all your own bedding), meals and horse riding included for $220.00 conditions apply, some work is required and guests clean their own room before departure. please email for further information.
Upgrade to a private room for $90.00 (bedding provided)

Friday & Sunday 6:30pm shuttle $25.00 each way to the airport or Riccarton. (runs subject to minimum number)
24 hour anytime transfer to or from Christchurch city or Airport is available. Cost is $120.00 each way

Transfers from Oxford are free.

RedBus is now running a bus service to and from Oxford available Monday to Friday, check out Redbus Oxford Service

Other Information

 - Horseback riding holidays in New Zealand
Open all year except 22nd Dec to 3rd Jan.
Well schooled horses available. Enjoy lessons from complete basics to Dressage, Show Jumping & Cross Country.
Senior instructor holds NZEF Grade 2 certificate
Free transfers are available from your B&B or Motel in Oxford.

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    Chris Thomas
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    Kowhai Farm
    711 Island rd
    Oxford, New Zealand 7495

    Phone: 64 3 3124309
    Phone: 64 21 1619964
    Skype: chrisfromkowhai
    Website: Kowhai Farm NZ homepage

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