Nelson horse trekking. Blackbird Vallry horse trekking in Nelson

About Blackbird Valley Horse Treks in Nelson

Blackbird Valley Western Pleasure Horse Trekking, located in the Upper Moutere area of Nelson, New Zealand, is now closed, after over 10 years of offering rides to locals and visitors. Thank you for all of your support over the years.

We are closed for at least the next three months (21st January to 31st March 2015). We may offer some farm rides of one or two hours by application and appointment We would still ride on three different working farms, over gently rolling hills, along country roads or, depending on the season, in the local forestry. All rides feature stunning views of the surrounding countryside, Mount Arthur, The Western Ranges and Tasman Bay. We would be offering rides for small groups of up to four riders. Basic safety and riding instruction starts each ride. You will ride in comfortable, secure, all leather Western saddles and safety helmets are provided. We suggest long pants for riding, a windbreaker or sweatshirt is good to have for the breezy tops, and sturdy footwear is a must.

Please check back after 31st March 2015 for further information.


"Evening Star Ranch"

"Evening Star Ranch", home of Blackbird Valley Western Pleasure Horse Trekking is a 39-hectare (100 acre) grazing block. We raise Boer cross meat goats and fatten cattle. Our horses are a mixed lot of various crosses to just hacks. Non riders are welcome to sit in our ever-evolving garden to wait for the riders' return, do a farm/bush walk or visit some of the local crafts people or vineyards. In winter all rides are weather dependent, please inquire.





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