Some country was meant to be seen from a saddle. Take a load off and swing into a saddle in BunGeo, because sometimes four feet is better than two.
There are not many places you can take your horse for a beach ride and BunGeo is home to one of them. Before 9am, Forrest Beach, south of Peppermint Grove Beach, is the place to go with a lovely long stretch of beach for galloping and pristine water if he or she is up for a dip. This is a favourite place for trainers in the area too. Your horse will love you forever!
TOURS, RIDING SCHOOLS & EVENTS
South West Horseback Adventures And Camps
Take a ride through the beautiful Myalup pines, Harvey Dam and out of King Lethbridge Park in Wararrup (Harvey) with South West Horseback Adventures and Camps. They offer Trail Rides, Camps, and are also one of the only WA equestrian business that offer a “design your own package”.
Camps for five to 16-year-olds provide participants with the opportunity to have hands on experience grooming the horses, mucking out the stables and learning how to ride.
Set on 50 acres, South West Horseback is perfect for groups with a large function pavilion, self sufficient large kitchen, dining and lounge area, and accommodation.
Stirling Estate Equestrian Centre, Stirling
The riding school caters for riders of all ages and levels, specialising in beginners. Come and ride one of their beautiful horses or ponies and experience riding from the heart. Riding lessons are based on classical dressage techniques, the focus of the lesson is on enjoyment, reading and communicating with the horse. Come and enjoy lessons in flatwork (dressage), games, agility, work on the lunge (leadline) and jumping as well as cross country for those who are more skilled. Plus school holiday day camps.
Dardanup Equestrian Centre (DEC)
DEC is a premier Equestrian Centre in the South West. Situated 1.8km kilometre south of the town of Dardanup and 16 Km from Bunbury, the centre is home to extensive facilities and four equestrian clubs that cater for different groups and disciplines, including:
- Henty Riding Club, Inc.
- Dardanup Horse and Pony Club, Inc.
- Dardanup Campdraft Association, Inc.
- Australian Stockhorse Society (South-West Branch)
It also plays host to many state-level events such as the 2020 Pony Club WA State Tetrathlon Championships and the Australian Stock Horse State Championship Show 2020
Capel Regional Equestrian Park
Located on the corner of Goodwood and Tutanup Roads, the Capel Regional Equestrian Park is on more than 100 acres, with an open area encouraging cross country course and room to run show jump rings, flatwork sessions and games. It is home to the Capel Horse and Pony Club and regularly hosts the WA State Interschool Eventing Championships.