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 and nervous adults and provides a basic gentle ride up to a ridge line that affords a beautiful view.

The two hour ride is suitable for adults and older children of all riding abilities. It takes you to the highest peak with spectacular views and offers trotting and cantering for those that are interested.

The three hour ride is suitable for adults and older children of all riding abilities. It takes you to where the famous downhill scene from the 'Man from Snowy River' movie was made. Guests enjoy spectacular views.

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Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides offer horse riding in the High Country that leaves from a family farm, located three hours north east of Melbourne near the town of Mansfield.

Rides start from one hour through to seven days in duration and are suitable for all levels of riding ability. Most of the rides show guests where the famous downhill scene from the 'Man from Snowy River' was filmed and they all feature spectacular scenery. Most most days you will see native wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and a colourful array of bird life.

Their most popular rides are one to three hour rides, two day two night Bunkhouse rides, two day luxury rides and their feature rides are a five day 'Man from Snowy River' and heritage ride that has been judged one of the 20 best adventure experiences in Australia, and a seven day Bluff and Beyond Ride that travels to the highest peaks in the High Country.

All equipment is supplied and are one of two business accredited in Australia with Horse Safety Australia. Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides have been offering rides since 1982.

296 Three Chain Road, Boorolite, Victoria, 3723

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