Horse Riding

Explore the beauty of NSW on horseback, with a great choice of riding experiences. You’ll find stunning horse riding trails, multiday treks, lessons for beginners and pony rides for kids, with something for all abilities and experience.

On the Central Coast is Australia’s largest horse riding centre - Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures. Here you’ll find 3,000 acres of unspoilt wilderness where you can take guided rides, have a riding lesson or hire horses to explore on your own.

Three people horseriding at a homestead in Millamolong, Central NSW

Ride along the beautiful sandy beaches of Port Stephens with Sahara Trails, a magical experience across the dunes and pristine coastline of the Worimi Conservation Lands. Further north in Port Macquarie, you can even ride camels on the beach with Port Macquarie Camel Safaris!

Take a horse riding tour in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, or head for the South Coast and Valhalla Horse Riding, where you can ride on trails in enchanting bush near St Georges Basin. You might be lucky enough to spot kangaroos and wallabies on the trails.

Lone person wearing an akubra hat horseriding, Scone, Upper Hunter

The Snowy Mountains is the home of the wild brumby and Australia’s highest peak. You’ll find exhilarating horse riding adventures in the legendary high country and Kosciuszko National Park, such as five day homestead treks with Snowy River Horseback Adventure and camping with Cochran Horse Treks.

The 11 Day Leconfield Jackaroo and Jillaroo School, in Tamworth, teaches you how to be a real cowboy or cowgirl and the art of natural horsemanship, a method of training popularised by the film The Horse Whisperer. At Harlow Park in Uralla, you can stay on a farm and enjoy various trail rides.

In the Hunter Valley you’ll find a great selection of riding schools and companies, including Hunter Valley Horse Riding in Rothbury, Chapman Valley Horse Riding and Hunter Valley Horses in Pokolbin. The latter even offers Horse and Carriage Wine Tasting Tours!