If you are concerned about your level of fitness, please give us a call and we can discuss further on the phone.
Everyone has a different point of view on their riding ability. We will try to explain what we think are the differences. Please be honest to yourself, it will help you and us to find the best horse for you. We don’t care how good you can ride, we appreciate honesty and our horses do too.
Novice: never been on a horse, up to people who can handle a trot or canter
Intermediate: can trot and canter on their own, mount a horse from the ground
Experience: years and years of horse riding experience
All prices are in New Zealand dollars and include GST. A deposit of 25% is required with all bookings. The balance payable 30 days prior to commencement of trip. Payment can be made by personal or bank cheques, Visa, MasterCard, PayPal or even cash.
CANCELLATION AND INSURANCE
Cancellation notice is required sixty (60) days prior to departure of trip. If cancellation occurs within 60 days of departure, there is a cancellation fee of eighty (80%) per cent of your paid deposit OR your deposit may be transferred to another Alpine Horse Safari equal or greater value, given that the trip is taken in the same season. If cancellation occurs within thirty (30) days of departure and you do not wish to transfer as aforementioned, your deposit is fully forfeited. No refunds will be given on any safari that is in progress. Alpine Horse Safaris reserve the right to alter the itinerary should it be deemed necessary and to postpone or cancel any trip, anywhere, any time. Riders should not assume that they are covered by any insurance policy held by Alpine Horse Safaris, therefore we recommend you take out TRAVEL and CANCELLATION INSURANCE
Alpine Horse Safaris places extreme importance on the safety of all their guests. Guests must realize that all recreational activities contain an element of risk and horse riding is no exception. Having attained a high standard of operational procedures, we seek to minimize that risk. Please accept your responsibilities to follow all instructions given by the staff.