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Amazing experience!!! Highly recommend!

My husband and I did the beach ride with Baerbel and it was amazing! I used to ride as a teenager... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
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Amazing experience

I went out to the Hack farm today and had the most amazing time. Baerbel was lovely and genuinely... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Pohara, 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...more
22 Grant Road Puramahoi, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9434
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

A very relaxed atmosphere welcomed me as I arrived at Hack and Stay. I had the pleasure of going on an afternoon ride on the nearby beach with Baerbel alone and I really enjoyed the it all the way. Baerbel and the horses are very...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the beach ride with Baerbel and it was amazing! I used to ride as a teenager but my husband is a beginner. Baerbel matched us up with horses to suit our experience and was an excellent teacher. Even with out...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I went out to the Hack farm today and had the most amazing time. Baerbel was lovely and genuinely helped me fall back in love with horse riding after an injury stopped me riding years back. I will definitely be returning throughout summer and encourage...More

1  Thank melissasmakeup
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Our family’s experience at Hack Farm was absolutely wonderful. From fetching the horses, brushing, helping with the saddle, to the scenic ride on the beach, this experience is one of our highlights from our time in Golden Bay. What a gem! The owner spends the...More

1  Thank AfricaGirl34
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We searched for a beach track around Golden Bay and the Hack Farm tour was just perfect. We decided to do the 2,5h tour (Patons Rock) with the lovely horses SONG and JASPER. My friend „learned“ how to ride a horse and I was able...More

1  Thank annedi465
baerbel66, Owner at Hack Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Great to hear that you had a good time Anne. Thanks for the review. Hope this memories will last very long. Ride on :) Baerbel

Reviewed 22 February 2018

I recently stayed at Hack Farm for two nights. While there, I got to enjoy the lovely view, fruits from the garden, good company, a nearby beach, and of course, horseback riding :) This was truly an amazing place to be for a weekend, and...More

1  Thank AbiBee
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

First day i took my two sons aged 6 and 11years both boys have never ridden. It was amazing. The boys learned about respecting their horses we were given great instructions and gained skills. We were taken up and down hills, through the farm and...More

1  Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Riding with Baerbel Hack from her homestead down the gorgeous track and out onto the endless beach will be a lasting memory for me of Golden Bay. I was a total beginner but have done this ride now a few times and its beauty never...More

1  Thank kaparangi
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We booked a 2.5 hrs guided horse trek tour along the beach via mail. At that point we were absolute beginners and we got alot of training during the ride which we really enjoyed. The service and "life" advice was great. The horses were in...More

1  Thank Alex T
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Hack Farm for a week, and enjoyed every second of it! Faboulus horses, Bärbel Hacks inspiring instructions and awesone horsemanship and ridingtours that we will cherish forever! We came all the way from Norway - and we allredy look forward to our...More

1  Thank RobertSR69
baerbel66, Owner at Hack Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Howdy Robert, We are glad that you enjoyed your visit at Hack Farm and already plan to come back. We are looking forward to that - woohoo Ride on...

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I booked a private horse ride for me and my girlfriend to make a proposal. I told Baerbel about it and she also arranged a photographer to capture this beautiful moment. We swam with the horses and had a lot of private time together. She...More

3  Thank Nino C
baerbel66, Owner at Hack Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for your review. The picture also shows how happy you are . Marie did send the pictures with Wetransfer to you. Have fun to plan you wedding ! May see you again in your honey moon All the best and Ride On.... Beaerbel and...More

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