Horse Riding

Horse Riding

A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
Pam Brown

Horse riding and trekking are popular pastimes in Queensland and can include club rides and local treks, through to extended riding/camping expeditions.

See QORF Green Circle Members who provide horse riding activities in Discover
(search on ‘Horse Riding’ in Activity)

SEQ Horse Riding Trail Network

SEQ Horse Riding Trail Network

Enjoy South East Queensland from your horse!  Between Noosa and the Gold Coast, a multitude of horse trails make up the South East Queensland horse riding trail network.  Covering a total of 547km, there is a range of environments to explore.

Source: Queensland Government Department of National Parks, Sport & Racing (NPSR)

Horse Trail Riding Adventure Activity Standard

Horse Trail Riding Adventure Activity Standard

Adventure Activity Standards (AAS) are minimum, voluntary guidelines for conducting outdoor recreation activities . Designed primarily for organisations conducting outdoor recreation activities where the participants are dependent on the activity provider, they are also a useful reference for all outdoor enthusiasts.

ATHRA's 13 Golden Rules

ATHRA’s 13 Golden Rules

The Australian Trail Horse Riders Association has developed a set of 13 Golden Rules for the environmentally aware horse rider.



Research and Reports on the Impacts of  Horse Trail Riding



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Horses As Trail Users

Horses As Trail Users

Horses are the only means of transport into the wilderness that has a mind of its own … there will never be more horses on the trails than the other user groups. The economics of owning horses and the sacrifices involved will keep their numbers modest. But the horse-human partnership is a unique and beautiful way to access nature. It has firm roots in our past and deserves a place in our present and future.

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