The 5 Best Places To Go Horse Riding In Gippsland, Australia

Are you looking for a great place to go horseback riding in Gippsland? Carrajung Estate offers luxury accommodation for romantic getaways or family holidays nearby Gippsland, Victoria. Take a gallop on the wild side, and add a horseback riding trail to discover the untouched beauty of the region. From private lessons to public spaces, the majestic experience of riding a horse is available to anyone regardless of experience level. 

Visiting Gippsland is a nature lover’s dream experience. With a diverse landscape, including coastal plains, mountain ranges, lakes, and forests, you will stretch your legs and open your hearts to the wonders of southeastern Victoria, Australia. 

These top five horseback riding experiences all offer something unique and are 50km to 111 km away from Carrajung Estate accommodation. Let Carrajung Estate get you in the saddle and help you ride into the Gippsland trail sunset.

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1. Hazelwood Lodge

The closest horse riding spot from Carrjung Estate is Hazelwood Lodge. The lodge is owned and operated by Catherine Martindale and offers sixty different horses plus various one-off horse trail experiences. Hazelwood Lodge offers lessons plus horse riding activities like dressage, jumping, and specific games tailored to increase a rider’s confidence. The expansive property stretches across thirty-one acres in the Latrobe Valley and features a fully enclosed 65 x 25 m sand arena, 800 m sand track, undercover brick round yard, numerous covered day yards, and horse wash.

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2. Eulinga Park Equine Centre

The second closest location to Carrajung Estate is Eulinga Park Equine Centre. At only 62 km from Carrajung Estate, you’ll have a full day of activities before returning for a smooth glass of wine and fireside chats. Eulinga Park Equine Centre is a beautiful location with rolling hills in the distance and well-taken care of ponies and horses. Lessons run for 45 minutes and vary depending on comfort and experience, plus accessibility and confidence. The staff are extremely friendly and deliver personalized instruction effortlessly tailored to each student’s comfort. 

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3. Riding With Tash

If it’s one of your dreams to ride a thoroughbred horse, look no further than the exemplary training offered at Riding With Tash, and only 80 km from Carrajung Estate. Booking an immersive experience with Tash and her team also a morning exploring countryside trails, a picnic lunch to rest, and an afternoon focusing on developing skills like trotting and cantering. Tash will also bring in different expert teachers throughout the year which continues to offer a fresh perspective to new and returning families. 

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4. Warragul Equestrian Centre

Friends and families that have booked accommodation at Carrajung Estate and are driving up from Melbourne, could potentially stop here before driving onwards. Warragul Equestrian Centre is only one hour outside of Melbourne and originally built in 1995 as a teaching and training space. It’s a great halfway spot to break up the car ride and let the kids burn off some energy.

Owned by the Smith family, but managed by David and Michelle Middleton, each member of staff is passionate about their love for equestrian activities and highly qualified. Warragul Equestrian Centre includes indoor and enclosed Gippsland horse riding lessons appropriate for all ages and skills, countryside trail rides, agistment services for horse owners, school holiday lessons and camps, clinics under principal instructor David Middleton and so much more!

Warragul Equestrian Centre
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5. Randall Park

Our fifth recommendation for Gippsland horse riding is Randall Park. At 111km outside of Carrajung Estate, the park is has a lot to offer including, a well-known and on-site equine veterinary facility. Aimee Taylor is the manager of Randall Park, and competes regularly in show jumping and dressage events. If you are a family actively involved in equestrian events and training, you’ll feel right at home with the  Randall Park community. Explore guided tracks within the park, or gallop into the forest and travel across miles of gorgeous Gippsland scenery. 

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See more: Best things to do in Central Gippsland

Book The Best Central Gippsland Accommodation With Carrajung Estate

After spending a day making memories and learning new skills, drive back to Carrajung Estate and sleep soundly in luxurious yet rustic accommodations. Surround your family with tranquility and nature in one of our cabins, and make plans for the future around the fire at night under the stars. Whether traveling spontaneously mid-week or planning a romantic Central Gippsland getaway, Carrajung Estates has you covered. 

On-site, we welcome all guests to explore our vineyard and restaurant to nourish your mind, body, and soul. We believe happiness stems from fresh air in your lungs, the sun on your face, and falling asleep with stars in your eyes. Let us provide the accommodation to make dreams come true and melt-away worries. 

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