What we do: Mountain Trail Rides suitable for adults & children over 10 years of age, Mini horsemanship program for children aged between 6 and 10 years
The Mountain Trail Rides/Horse Rides climb through lush rainforest on Mt Moollootoo, one of the highest mountains in the Kangaroo Valley (530 meters above sea level). From the peak of Moollootoo there are panoramic views of the property, the Morton National park, Lake Yurunga and the Kangaroo River, some of the most beautiful horse riding in Australia, a perfect backdrop for photographs of cowboys and cowgirls on horseback.
Your experience begins with an introduction to horses so that you can learn how to communicate with animals using body language, how to approach them in a non-threatening manner and how to behave safely and correctly around horses on the ground and in the saddle.
We have organized the ride so that even the novice can feel secure under the guidance of our experienced trail leaders.
Average ride time 2 hours – (allow 3 hours for introduction, preparation and ride)
We try to accommodate riders up to 85kg/13.38 stone maximum, if you are near to this weight please speak with our staff before booking
As the ride is very popular it is essential to book in advance (telephone 02 44651912- payment required at time of booking)
Children must be over 10 years of age to do the ride.(see mini horsemanship program for younger children)
Riders are required to wear flat soled shoes/boots with small heels and long pants
Inexperienced: Don’t be shy! 80% of our guests ride very little or not at all!
Safety helmets are provided for all riders & lots of friendly tuition for all those in need of a gentle reminder or just a bit of good old encouragement
The mini horsemanship program suitable for children aged 6 to 9 years. Participants are taught how to behave around horses and how to groom and saddle a horse, they are then given a practical riding lesson on horseback in the safety of an arena.
Safety helmets are provided
Average time 40 minutes
Maximum of 4 students per program
Cost $75 per participant
Program availability by appointment only and subject to numbers
Ride times Oct-April 9am & 3.30pm Saturday
May-June 9.30am & 2.30pm Saturday
July-Sept 10am & 2pm Saturday
Weekdays by appointment
Horse riding refund policy,
We take a limited number of people on the trail ride and when you book we often turn away others who may wish to do the ride, we also employ people to take you on the ride
1) Bookings of 1 to 3 places require 24 hours cancellation notice for a full refund, bookings for 4 or more places require 48 hours cancellation notice for a full refund.
2) If The Man from Kangaroo Valley Trail Ride cancels for any reason we will refund in full.
3) Customers who cancel with less notice than above will be issued a gift certificate to the equivalent value of the horse ride, this can be used within the next 12 months to re book the ride or towards accommodation costs if you choose to stay with us. (No refund)
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