Horseriding in the Snowy Mountains

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Australia’s legendary high country on a horseriding adventure. Home of the wild brumby and immortalised in Banjo Paterson’s 1890 poem The Man from Snowy River, the magnificent NSW Snowy Mountains offers horseriding tours for all levels of experience.

Rides vary from one hour to full day and multi-day treks, where you’ll be camping under the bright stars at night and swapping yarns around a campfire. All horseback tours are led by experienced local guides. You can also bring your own horse and take advantage of the stables across the region.

Snowy Mountains Horse Riding

There are expeditions in Kosciuszko National Park, named after Australia’s highest peak – Mount Kosciuszko. State forests are enchanting experiences too, with lovely trail rides in Bago State Forest, near Tumbarumba. Another popular spot is Tumut State Forest, near Tumut.

Yarramba Horse Riding, near Cooma, specialises in personal trail rides for beginners and experienced riders, offering family or friends a memorable adventure in the splendid landscape. Nearby in Adaminaby, Cochran Horse Treks and Reynella Rides both have unforgettable multi-day rides.

Mountain Ash Trails - Wild Brumbies - Snowy Mountains

More adventures are available around Jindabyne, with Australia’s highest peaks and beautiful Lake Jindabyne a majestic backdrop. Snowy Wilderness offers horseriding in a sanctuary for wild brumby horses. Snowy River Horseback Adventure will take you on brumby trails and through snow gums.

Thredbo Valley Horse Riding in Crackenback, near Jindabyne, offers a range of trail rides in wilderness areas, including alpine streams, steep forested ridges and pretty meadows. There are special rides for kids and non-riders on easy trails. Pony rides are available for young children, too.

You can watch the famous mountain horsemen in action at the Boggy Creek Show. The exciting events calendar includes the Man from Snowy River Rodeo in December, the Tumbarumba Rodeo in January and the Tumut Rodeo in April. There is show jumping at traditional country shows as well.

Great Horseriding experiences in the Snowy Mountains

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