Trek over farmland and through tussock country with views across the Canterbury Plains on horse back. Horses have an important place in the history of Canterbury, for years they have played an integral part in farming operations. Trekking on horseback, as the early settlers did, is very much in harmony with the feel and pace of Methven’s amazing landscape.
Horse Riding Safaris
Horse riding locations around Methven include the Rakaia Gorge, Staveley, Erewhon and Peel Forest; providing breathtaking views of Canterbury’s native bush, mountains, braided rivers, and the Canterbury Plains and high country stations.
Horse Riding In Methven
From a one or two hour trek right through to a multi day trek through the high country, the local operators have a wide range of horses and horse riding safaris available to suit all ages and abilities – wagon rides behind Clydesdale Horse Studs are even available. Horse treks and horse riding safaris can be tailored to suit your ability, budget and time and bookings are essential. Staveley Treks and is a short walk from here, and we can arrange a scenic ride for our guests cost at a cost of approximately $40 per person for 1 hours ride.