There are many places throughout Victoria where horse riding can be undertaken. It is a great way to view some of Victoria's spectacular scenery. Ride along the ocean beaches and cliff tops in areas of the Mornington Peninsula and Great Ocean Road. Explore the mountains and wilderness of north-eastern Victoria's High Country on horseback. Traverse peaceful bush trails in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range through Gippsland. Ride through forests of red gums along the Murray River.
Take a guided riding tour with an expert. Horses, and basic tuition for those who need it, are provided. Durations vary from half an hour to several days, catering for all abilities.
Experience the scenic high country on horseback. Head to the beautiful Boorolite Valley (near Mansfield and Merrijig) where anyone from beginners to experienced horsemen can enjoy day, weekend or extended rides. Tours can be tailored to your interests and experience.www.buckleupbushrides.com.au
Offering personalised tours of the high country where you can undertake four wheel drive touring, visit remote and historic areas, view Australia's unique wildlife, flora and fauna up close, go fishing, bushwalking or horseriding. Based on a scenic property near Mansfield and Merrijig.www.bushexperiences.com.au
Experience Victoria's High Country on horseback with either short rides through the foothills of Merrijig or extended camp out rides up the headwaters of the Delatite River over the Summit of Mt Stirling, to Craig's Hut and down into the lush King River Valleywww.highcountryhorses.com.au
We offer everyone, of all ages and levels of ability, the chance to participate in the exhilarating experience of horseriding with a number of different riding routes through bush and along the rugged St Andrews and Gunnamatta Beach, near Cape Schanck and Rye Ocean Beachwww.gunnamatta.com.au
Explore the Wombat State Forest between Daylesford and Kyneton on a guided trail tour, suitable for riders of all capabilities. Rides will be at a nice steady pace and stunning views can be enjoyed. Complimentary snacks and refreshments are provided after the ride.www.silverbrumbytrails.com
For those with their own horse, popular places in Victoria for riding are along the numerous rail trails. Once the site of railway tracks, rail trails now make pleasant venues for horse riding, as well as walking and cycling.