High Country Horses


We have over 80 horses in our team and everyone has a unique and special character which we love them for. Each horse is also tailored to your specific ability. Whether you need a quiet schoolmaster who will let you relax and enjoy the scenery, or you are experienced and would like a horse to match your ability. HAVE WE GOT THE HORSE FOR YOU!


High Country Horses is one of the original Horse Trekking business in the Wakatipu Basin and has offered both experience and beginner riders an opportunity to explore some of the finest riding country in the world since 1985. Deana Insley bought High Country Horses in 2004 and with her late husband and a great team of staff has built this business into what has been rated NUMBER ONE IN NZ.

Cancellation Policy

High Country Horses (HCH) reserves the right to alter or cancel any ride in which case no liability shall fall on HCH.  If HCH decides to cancel the trip for reasons other than Park closure due to weather conditions all money paid will be refunded or transferred to another trip at the guest's preference.  If HCH is forced to cancel or delay a trip due to Parks Victoria closing the Park due to weather conditions all monies paid for the trip will be transferred to an alternate ride.  Any personal expenses incurred by the participants as a result of any delay alteration or curtailment of departures no matter how caused are their own responsibility.  HCH is unable to guarantee connections.

Less than 14 days prior to ride - no refund. 14 - 30 days prior to ride - deposit retained. More than 30 days prior to ride - deposit transferred to another trip

243 Priory Road, Glenorchy, New Zealand


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033047784 Akaroa i-SITE, 61 Beach Road, Akaroa