Come & explore on this magical ride!
Photo credit: Rich Bayley
Come & explore on this magical ride!
Come & explore on this magical ride!


Horse Riding Queenstown & Glenorchy High Country Horses

Come and take a ride through some of New Zealand’s most pristine countryside. Experience the unique tranquility of the Glenorchy basin with the option of over 100,000 acres to ride on. We are a NEW ZEALAND owned and operated business that has opened our farm and surrounding areas for you to enjoy by horseback.

We can take you through glacial fed rivers with stunning back drops that were used in “The Lord of the Rings Trilogy”, or showcase some of the rich history of the area all while enjoying this experience on horseback.

High Country Horses was established and working with quality horses since 1987. We are lucky to own many breeds of equine including – Quarterhorse, Clydesdale X, Arab X, thoroughbred X, Warmblood, New Zealand Stationbred and more. High Country Horses will cater for all abilities, from carriage rides for the very young or nervous through to the very experienced rider, we have the horse for you.

Our willingness to retain small horse riding groups ensures a personal and enjoyable horseback experience for all.

Join us for an unforgettable High Country Horse adventure.

We operate all year round; 7days a week and can arrange packages of many sorts. Our staff and the owners are all Kiwis and we are looking forward to showing you our part of paradise here in Glenorchy.



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