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Hack Farm

#7 of 17 things to do in Takaka Features Animals
22 Grant Road Puramahoi, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9434
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Great friendly and warm atmosphere

It had been raining heavily prior to our arrival. However, the sun came out, as we arrived. That... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Razaq D
via mobile
Fun afternoon

Awesome afternoon It is clear that these horses are very well cared for. Caters very beginner... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
efaz326
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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"Just the right place for people with a little more experience with horses and riding" Beach trails, off road trails, vaulting and cart rides with well trained horses. from 2 hours to overnighters all over Golden Bay. Farm stay for horses and rider. Hack'n Stay is dedicated to those who want to enjoy the simple things in life. Enjoy time with one of our horses or bring your own hack. Take a sulky ride along the beach. Ride bare back along the golden sands. Swim with the horses on many crystal clear waters or try vaulting. Hacktivities off the beaten track.
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22 Grant Road Puramahoi, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
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+64 3-525 9434
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It had been raining heavily prior to our arrival. However, the sun came out, as we arrived. That set the tone for a truly great experience. My son and I had no riding experience. By the end, we felt like veterans. We had an awesome...More

1  Thank Razaq D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome afternoon It is clear that these horses are very well cared for. Caters very beginner - experienced (we had 2 people who had never been on a horse) Informative and fun ride. The actual ride wasn't too exciting but it was great to go...More

1  Thank efaz326
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Hackfarm for 2 days in a Campervan. Bärbel and her team make this a very special place, everyone is so friendly in explaining the surrounding area and things to do. The absolute highlight was of course: the horse riding. Bärbel goes...More

1  Thank Rexi75
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A warm, welcoming B&B featuring horseback riding and lessons, great extras like shared desserts and the happiest group of woofers (young people who work for food/lodging) I have seen as they too were given riding instruction by Barbel, the owner and chief equestrian. The rooms...More

1  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome stay at Bärbels farm. Absolute lovely spot at the Golden Bay. We did a 2,5h horseride to the beach. The horses were completely relaxed. They didn't run after each other. Every horserider was able to control its horses speed and way....More

1  Thank Lolo-kiwi
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Great riding experience – more than just going one horse after the other. Bärbel and her team take care of all participants, try to choose the perfect horse for everyone, explaining beginners important basics to get confidence and giving ideas for improvement to the more...More

1  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We are experienced riders and love to have canter at the beach. Bärbels horses are very gentle and soft. Unfortunately we almost only walked. The 2 hours trek consisted of 30 min introduction how to ride the horses and 1.5h walk to and the awesome...More

Thank Stadt-Krimi
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The 4h horse back ride at the Hack Farm absolutely over exceeded all my expectations. I'm between beginners and intermediates and Baerbel (owner) and her fantastic staff found the perfect horse for me. Baerbel really knows what she's talking about and is a great guide....More

1  Thank Florian G
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

we had an amazing time with bärbel and the horses. initially we just wanted to stop to stay here for the night bus ended going on a ride. it's was amazing. she is so knowledgeable and makes beginner and experienced riders feel warm and welcome....More

1  Thank Christin S
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I did a horse ride to the beach and a vaulting session with Baerbel. Baerbel spoke of all the different personalities of the horses and we took our time choosing a horse and just getting to know the place. The ride to the beach was...More

1  Thank Kiti S
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