Nelson horse trekking. Blackbird Vallry horse trekking in Nelson

About Blackbird Valley Horse Treks in Nelson

Welcome to Blackbird Valley Horse Trekking.


For over 15 years, thanks to the kindness of our farming neighbours, we have been lucky enough to take many people riding in the Moutere Hills. Now because of land use changes around us, aging of our great working horses and ourselves we find that it is time to close for horse treks and pony rides.

We are available as a place to stay for riders arriving in the district for equestrian events and needing a place to stay for a night or two with their horses and horse floats. We also have services for self-contained horse trucks to connect to power and water.

We look forward to seeing old rider friends, spending more time with our growing grandchildren, getting more sailing time as a family and riding more for fun than work.

Thank you for your support over the years.

Kathy & Ron


"Evening Star Ranch"

"Evening Star Ranch", home of Blackbird Valley Western Pleasure Horse Trekking is a 39-hectare (100 acre) grazing block. We have a herd of pet Boer cross goats and lease our paddocks for cattle. Our horses are a mixed lot of various crosses to just hacks, now enjoying their deserved retirement. Visitors are welcome to sit in our ever-evolving garden, do a farm/bush walk or visit some of the local crafts people or vineyards.





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