Horse riding, High Country, Victoria, Australia
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Horse riding

Gallop through stunning alpine scenery on the tracks and trails traversed by Victoria's pioneering mountain cattlemen and the fabled The Man From Snowy River.

Historic huts in horse country
Whether you're a novice or experienced rider, there's a trail for you in the heart of Australia's biggest recreational horse riding area. Ride to the historic cattlemen's huts built to shelter riders on the Bogong High Plains in the nineteenth century.

Hear tall tales of life on horseback in the High Country as you take in soaring alpine vistas with legendary mountain horsemen Bruce McCormack or Charlie Lovick during a summer muster.

Horseback touring
Choose from a range of guided tours, from short rides along quiet bushland trails to multi-day packhorse tours of eventful days and relaxing evenings spent around the campfire.

Tour operators provide horses, equipment and basic tuition suited to your experience and abilities. All operators are licensed and committed to maintaining high safety standards, and experienced and fully trained staff lead and supervise all trail rides.

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Lovick's High Country Adventures

Family Rides

Lovick's High Country Adventures

From $700 - $1,000

Guided by genuine High Country horsemen and women, their spring and summer Family Rides offer a unique opportunity to bond and create lasting...

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Craig's Hut ride

Craig's Hut - King Valley - Delatite River

McCormack's Mountain Valley Trail Rides

Re-live the movies and ride to Craig's Hut with McCormack's Mountain Valley Trail Rides, to see the set where 'The Man from Snowy River' was filmed....

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High Country pack horse expedition

Australia Day Long Weekend Break

Bogong Horseback Adventures

From $1,250 - $1,250

Join Bogong Horseback Adventures three day Packhorse expedition and experience a truly Australian experience. Get a little saddle grease on your...

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Pools of the high plains

High Country Adventure

Packers High Country Horse Riding

From $80 - $2,035

With Packers High Country Horse Riding, ride through varying layers of vegetation of farmland to stringy barks and peppermint, wattles and hop bush...

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Pack Horses cross the plains

Labour Day Long Weekend Escape

Bogong Horseback Adventures

From $1,250 - $1,250

Join Bogong Horseback Adventures three day Packhorse Adventure and experience a truly Australian experience. Get a little saddle grease on your...

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A leisurely ride to The Blue Duck Inn

The Willows Bush Ride Indulgence

Packers High Country Horse Riding

From $450 - $500

Packers High Country Horse Riding offers two nights accommodation, meals and a day of riding. Choice of accommodation is one of the bush huts or...

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2 hour ride

One to Three Hour Trail Rides

Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides

From $40 - $120

Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides provides trail rides from one to three hours in duration. The one hour ride is suitable for younger children...

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Accommodation for the 2 Day Luxury Ride

Two Day Luxury Trail Ride

Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides

Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides depart from the farm in the morning and ride up to spectacular views. Then descend into the Dungeon Gully for...

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River crossings

Two Day Two Night Howqua Valley Horse Trail Rides

Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides

From $299 - $599

The two day two night Howqua Valley horse trail rides starts on the Saturday, after a cooked breakfast at the accommodation provided by Watson's...

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Lovick's Hut

Four Day Easter Ride

Buckle Up Bushrides

From $1,100 - $1,100

Buckle Up Bushrides will take you horse riding in the high country where we will stay at Lovick's Hut! This is the family hut! Riding out through...

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Nature & wildlife

High Country