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Come and take a ride through some of New Zealand’s most pristine countryside with High Country Horses Glenorchy.

 

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 trail rider, we have the horse for you.

 

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

 

Join us for an unforgettable High Country Horse adventure.

 

We operate all year round; 7 days a week and can arrange packages of many sorts and can offer shuttle services from Queenstown. We look forward to showing you our part of paradise here in Glenorchy.

Location

243 Priory Road, Glenorchy, New Zealand

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2 days ago

HIGH COUNTRY HORSES - GLENORCHY - QUEENSTOWN

Winter days might be cold but they still supply some stunning views!
Thankful to live in such a changeable and inspiring place! Is it possible to ever get used to the scenery here!?
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Winter days might be cold but they still supply some stunning views! 
Thankful to live in such a changeable and inspiring place! Is it possible to ever get used to the scenery here!?

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The Moon 0520 Whitianga this morning. No frost!

Love that photo 😍

Stunning photo!

Brrrr. But beautiful!!🥰

Sooo beautiful 💙

Looks brisk...

Brrrrrrrrr

Oooh looks mukachilly.

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We informed some of the team they were back in work yesterday with a visit from the farrier and a staff ride around the Rees River Trail.
Safe to say all the horses were happy to be back at it and are ready to go for the weekend!
Everyone is excited to see you all again!
Roll on May 30th!
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We informed some of the team they were back in work yesterday with a visit from the farrier and a staff ride around the Rees River Trail. 
Safe to say all the horses were happy to be back at it and are ready to go for the weekend! 
Everyone is excited to see you all again! 
Roll on May 30th!

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Aww great to see. Off to Chch so will miss the big day. But I hope you all have a massive turn out guys. Have fun and I'll be thinking of 'the team' ♥️

Great news!! Have just booked a trip to Queenstown 23 - 27 July so would love to catch up if poss...💜💜

Awesome you are back on the horse Deana.Onward and upward

Do you operate all Yr round weather dependent or seasonal ??

Beautiful photos 😍

Jaclyn Williams

Yay!!

Tracey Moir, Kelly Reeves, Liz Phillipps, Liz Giltrap, Nicci Crowe, Jo Price let’s grab a couple of friends each and do this

Leah Burns

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The drive to work here is half the fun!

Make sure if you visit us you plan in time for a few photo stops on the road and a visit to the township of Glenorchy itself!
#exploreyourbackyard
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The drive to work here is half the fun!  Make sure if you visit us you plan in time for a few photo stops on the road and a visit to the township of Glenorchy itself! 
#exploreyourbackyard

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Such stunning colours.

Wow, this photo is incredible. Thanks for sharing

Beautiful!!

3 weeks ago

HIGH COUNTRY HORSES - GLENORCHY - QUEENSTOWN

Who can complain about the frosty temperature when it looks like this!
Here's Jagger and some of the crew enjoying a fresh bit of grass for breakfast
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Who can complain about the frosty temperature when it looks like this!
Heres Jagger and some of the crew enjoying a fresh bit of grass for breakfast

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I got to meet Jagger on my amazing ride a few years ago. Glad to see him still looking so majestic! So happy to see you guys doing well too!

Beautiful, lovely colours!

Wish I was there! Hugs to Cruise 🤗

Stunning views

Beautiful💕

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3 weeks ago

HIGH COUNTRY HORSES - GLENORCHY - QUEENSTOWN

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I'm in!

Sonia Dunn let’s sort a date

Sarah Hepper

Sara Cale Gemma Cale we need to pick one😁

Hi team! We are back in operation! Phones will be taking bookings from 10am to 4pm and of course we will be answering emails.
Rides begin May 30th!!
Book direct for 20% off!
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Hi team! We are back in operation! Phones will be taking bookings from 10am to 4pm and of course we will be answering emails. 
Rides begin May 30th!! 
Book direct for 20% off!

Comment on Facebook Hi team! We are back...

Well done you guys, stay safe.

I'm keen to do this next month, would you want to join Georgia Annan?

Wish we could go down fora few days riding Jacelyn Heynes!!!!

Fabulous news ❤

Excellent news!!

Great news

Rob Caldwell

Simone Rossetto

Shan Van Dooren

Awesome.

Sue Garland.

Woohoo

Fantastic!

Santiago Sosa

Stephanie Osmers look 20% off maybe July is back on??

Yeha

Angie Gil Katherine Jancys

Emma O'Connor we should go for a trip here

Jessica Tukaki look familiar!

Daniel Wilson

Brenda King this looks fun

Yea!!!!

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Making the most of the autumn colours and the peace and quiet.
Glenorchy's scenery sure does change with the seasons!
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Making the most of the autumn colours and the peace and quiet. 
Glenorchys scenery sure does change with the seasons!

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Looking forward to being back.

Beautiful!

Stunning pic♥️

I want to be there doing that 🥰

Sooo nice😍

Too jealous!

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We love adventures and making memories here at High Country Horses and we love seeing the memories you've made with us!

Here is my favourite memory of a snow day on our stallion Tex up on our Around the Mountain track (pretty crazy spring day to wake up to!)

Pass on the positive memories by sharing this post or post your own memories below so our staff and friends can look back on the good times with you!

Looking forward to giving you guys more epic experiences soon x

- Casey
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We love adventures and making memories here at High Country Horses and we love seeing the memories youve made with us!  Here is my favourite memory of a snow day on our stallion Tex up on our Around the Mountain track (pretty crazy spring day to wake up to!)  Pass on the positive memories by sharing this post or post your own memories below so our staff and friends can look back on the good times with you!  Looking forward to giving you guys more epic experiences soon x  - Casey

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Got rained on but had an amazing rainbow for an hour or so into the ride! Not a beautiful day, but a fantastic one!

Best horses and guides ever!

The proposal 💍 Trip of a life time Made all the more extra special by the awesome crew !

My daughter and I had the best time ever. We fell in love with Jungle and Doobie.

Iv had so many amazing trips but this one with Jessica Erin Burka is definitely a favourite

Jungle - awesome ride weather was fabulous and the views to die for.

One of the most amazing rides I’ve ever been on! Beer! 🦄💜

My little trooper Dylan made my experience on the 5 day Trail exceptional. As did Jess, Alex & Sean (aka Mr Google) our fantastic guides.

I love this photo Casey! You’re living the dream.

Lil’ Red ❤️

Great times!

On the stock route in the bush on Peso.. Please give her a carrot.

hey team,these girls are my friends,share and help them out please

Gemma Cale Sara Cale

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    Bijmin
    June 14, 2018 at 8:17 pm

    Awesome Ride! Great guides, wonderful horses and the scenery was amazing!

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