Experience Details

Embark on a rejuvenating equestrian adventure with our “Back in the Saddle” Riding Weekends in the picturesque Macedon Ranges.

Escape the demands of daily life and reconnect with the enchanting world of horse riding with our exclusive two-day, two nights escape nestled in the heart of the Macedon Ranges.

Tailored for riders seeking a leisurely return to the saddle, a confidence boost, or an opportunity to get back on the trail, this immersive weekend promises a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and equestrian camaraderie.

Whether you’re returning to riding after a hiatus, boosting your confidence, or contemplating horse ownership, this weekend retreat is tailored just for you.

Escape the hustle and bustle as you join a small group of like-minded riders, guided by two coaches and riding instructors. Our intimate setting allows for personalized attention, ensuring a supportive environment for your return to the saddle.

At a glance

LOCATION:

Macedon Ranges, Victoria

AIRPORT:

Melbourne

TYPE OF EXPERIENCE:

Learning and Training

SEASON:

October - April

DURATION:

2 Days / 2 Nights

PRICING:

AUD 1,300.00

LEVEL:

Novice and Intermediate Level Riders

ACCOMMODATION STYLE:

Beautiful Country Style Accommodation

FOOD AND DRINK:

Meals, Wine or Beer with dinner

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

Bring your own horse or ride one of ours

What to expect

Day 1: Morning

  • Arrive at the farm, surrounded by the beauty of the Macedon Ranges.
  • Join fellow riders and our supportive coaches for a delightful coffee and morning tea session.
  • Get acquainted with your trusted steed for the next two days and engage in grooming, fostering a bond with your equine companion before you saddle up.
  • Gain insights into groundwork, understanding the importance of bonding with your horse on the ground.
  • Explore the paddock on a leisurely ride, appreciating the serene surroundings.
  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch before you head out on the trail in the afternoon.

Day 1: Afternoon and Evening

  • It’s time to hit the trail, so saddle up again for a trail ride across our scenic property.
  • Conclude the day with a delightful dinner at a local brewery and pub, sharing stories and laughter over good food and drinks.
  • Retire to the charming Manse accommodation, ensuring a restful night amid the countryside ambiance.

Day 2: Morning and Afternoon

  • Begin the day with a hearty breakfast at the Manse, setting the tone for another day of equine adventures.
  • Engage in arena work to fine-tune your riding skills under the guidance of experienced coaches.
  • Morning tea in the paddock, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Macedon Ranges.
  • Embark on a longer horse ride, exploring the stunning Macedon Ranges scenery, grasslands, and some granite boulders.
  • Return to the farm for a satisfying lunch, reminiscing about the unforgettable experiences.

Conclusion:

  • Bid farewell to your newfound equestrian companions, leaving with a revived passion for horse riding.

The Horses

We have some trusted steeds waiting for you to be your equine companion for this weekend. Our horses are real confidence boosters, all of them beautiful and well bred and trained quarter horses and Australian stockhorses.

Details

Included:

  • Two days of guided horse riding and learnings with skilled coaches
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner on day one and breakfast and lunch on day two
  • Two nights (Friday and Saturday) comfortable accommodation in the heart of the Macedon Ranges (single room with shared bathrooms)

Not included:

  • Domestic or international flights from and to the destination
  • Transfer from and to Lancefield VIC

Prices and Dates

This experience is limited to a max of five riders Pricing includes two nights accommodation (Friday evening arrival) and meals on Saturday and Sunday

Dates from Dates to Price Status
11th May 2024 12th May 2024 A$ 1,300.00 all-inclusive 3 Saddles Available

Get in touch

call us

+61 (0) 418 613 930

email us

info@horsesandcattle.com

online enquiry