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Hunter Valley Horseriding and Adventures

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288 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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DO NOT RIDE HERE. Poor horses having to live on a 'farm' like this

Shockingly bad experience. The poor horses are ridden to the ground. No accountability from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
laurastoll
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Disappointing experience

When I booked the ride I said that I was an experienced rider and would like to walk, trot and... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Susie W
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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288 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shockingly bad experience. The poor horses are ridden to the ground. No accountability from the staff, who aren't friendly, and pretend to know about horses and horse riding. They put about 20 people on horses in a line and walked around a field for a...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

When I booked the ride I said that I was an experienced rider and would like to walk, trot and canter and was told that would be fine. I was somewhat concerned to find that apart from myself and one other lady the 5 other...More

1  Thank Susie W
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Due to my daughter’s recent obsession with horses, we took a day trip to the Hunter Valley Horseriding from Newcastle, so the kids (aged 4 & 6) could experience a 30min trail ride. The professionalism of our guide was outstanding, the scenery was stunning (spotting...More

1  Thank this_baking_dream
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

First things first our 5 year old Hunter got to ride his first horse Hunter in the Hunter valley 😁🤠🐴 My family of 6 headed out for a 30 min trek as a treat on our holidays. Our daughter 8 attends a riding school back...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Three of us booked a last minute horse ride at 6pm for the next day at midday. We arrived not knowing to expect, Lee was great, we had the ride to ourselves and we said we would ideally like a trot or even a canter....More

Thank estruth
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Having one nervous rider was always going to be a challenge, however, Leah was fantastic & all the ladies enjoyed their experience. Thankyou for keeping her reassured & comfortable. Totally enjoyed my own ride on the awesome Axle! I will be bringing my family back...More

Thank Lyndall L
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Took out daughter (8years old) for her first ever horse ride to the these guys on the weekend. What an amazing place, she was the only one out on the ride and the guide walked her around the property for close to double the time...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The girls wanted to go horse riding and this was the only one open at the time. We paid for a 1 hour ride and got about 30 minutes of riding. They didn't get to canter the horses. Unfortunately there was a huge family who...More

1  Thank Polley01
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The horses had issues like biting each other or being restless as the management is not able to manage them. Throughout the trip there were lots of breaks as the horses does not want to move at all. So do not expect it to be...More

1  Thank Gabrielyue77
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I'm not a horse rider, but we did it as part of a group and it was very easy. The women who run this center are so lovely, very encouraging and helpful for new riders. Lea especially was very friendly!

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