Join Forge's Farm on a Cattle Mustering trip in the King Valley.
With property and cattle located throughout the King Valley and Rose River, spend the day in the saddle mustering and yarding cattle and accomplish tasks such as sorting, tagging, drenching, marking and counting.
These rides are held throughout the year and vary from half day, full day and multiple day experiences.
Most of the mustering trips are based around the sub alpine area of Rose River, but some rides will be in the lower country of the King Valley. The exact location of these rides will vary, depending on the time of year and the requested time frame of the ride.
What better way to spend time in the saddle then on an authentic ride with Forge's Farm.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Half day experience.
Two Day Experience including horse, gear, all meals and camping.
Full Day Experience including lunch, horse and gear.
Cancellation and booking policy
Cancellations made by the guest within 24 hours of (or day before) travel will not receive any refund (includes customers choosing not to ride or not wanting to continue a ride). Cancellations that are made by the guest within 48hrs of travel will receive a 50 per cent refund. Cancellations giving more than five days notice will receive a full refund. Customers that do not arrive for their tour on time as required, or fail to meet our pick-up service at the designated time and location are at risk of forfeiting their tour, whereby nil refund is offered. Any cancellation based on medical grounds not known at the time of booking, are taken on a case-by-case scenario.Tours may be cancelled by Forge's Farm at short notice if conditions are considered unsafe to the participant or their horses. Customers will be offered an alternate tour session in such instance, or a refund where re-booking is not suitable to the guest.For full terms and conditions visit the website.
Tour starting location
Forge's Farm offer authentic packhorse trips, cattle mustering, trail rides and cattle droving experiences in Victoria's King Valley including the sub alpine areas of the Rose River. You may have heard of the Man from Snowy River, well now you can ride with the Man from Rose River.
The King Valley is renowned for its untouched beauty, its clear mountain streams and valleys. Riding on horseback surrounded by rolling hills and mountains, star gazing with the trickle of the valley's streams running by and the slight cooling breeze rustling the gum trees - it is a way to enjoy nature at a new pace. Traversing the valley on horseback allows you to see, feel and experience so much more. Soaking up the view is just one part of the experience.
A working farm and family, each experience is unique and authentic. You will be riding with the family, learning tales of region as you ride the hidden bridle trails checking, moving and mustering cattle.
An authentic cattle property - checking, marking and mustering cattle is almost a daily occurrence for the family. Why go on a standard trail ride when you can join this local family on their working property whilst getting back to nature, breathing the fresh mountain air and going on a riding experience like no other?
With such rich heritage and intimate knowledge of the valley, the Forges' are passionate about the region and guests soon feel like they too are part of the Forge Family.
Featuring experienced guides with horses to suit all riders or you may bring your own horse. Rides are available all year by appointment. An authentic experience. Not your average staged trail ride.
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