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Mornington Peninsula Horse Riding Bush Ride - 1 Hour

A horse riding experience for those with limited time that is ideal for families with children (min 6 years old). Ride through an easy bush trail.


Great activity for families
Ride along a sandy bush track
Ideal for beginners
50-55 minute duration
No experience necessary
Guides will show you the basics

What you need to know

This ideal starting point for families, children or those who are new to horse riding in general, this Mornington Peninsula bush horse riding tour is a leisurely way to enjoy animal interaction while soaking in some lovely Aussie scenery along the way. The Trueman's Ride is an especially good choice of ride for families with younger children (minimum age of 6 years old) which takes you along a sandy bush track and is mostly a walking-speed ride that may sometimes break out into a slow trot as the horse rider-guides show you the basics of horse riding and how to handle these gentle creatures.

Tours depart at 11am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and 8.30am & 2.30pm on Saturday, School Holidays and Public Holidays. For a great school holiday experience that will give the kids a relaxed introduction to the charm of horse riding, book this Mornington bush horse riding tour online today!

More info


  • 1 hour horse ride
  • All equipment and tuition
  • No experience necessary


  • The Truemans Ride is a shorter ride and ideal for young families (min age 6 years)
  • The ride takes you along a sandy bush track and is mostly a walking ride but may include some quite short distances of slow trotting
  • Guides will show you the basics of how to ride a horse
  • As we ride to the level of the least experienced rider you may prefer to book a private ride where your group can choose whether or not to trot the horses

What to Bring

  • Long pants and enclosed shoes
  • Jeans and runners are quite acceptable. Soft canvas shoes are not advisable
  • Loose or flowing clothing such as scarves can scare other horses and are not permitted on the ride
  • You can bring a small camera with you and there will be an opportunity to take photos on the ride. Small 'bum bags' are provided to carry your camera. Larger cameras may not be taken

Tour Times

  • Tours depart at 11am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and 8.30am & 2.30pm on Saturday, School Holidays and Public Holidays
  • Tours depart from 150 Sandy Rd, Fingal, VIC, approximately a 1 hour drive from the Melbourne CBD. You must arrive 30 minutes prior to your ride departure time. If you are late and the ride has already departed, there are no refunds available
  • Closed Christmas Day

Important Information

  • For the safety of customers and the health of the horses, a maximum weight restriction of 95kgs applies. You will be required to enter each participants weight in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. You may be asked to be weighed on the day of the ride, and if you have advised your weight incorrectly and exceed 95kgs, you will not be permitted to ride and all monies will be forfeited
  • The ride will still go out in the rain, so if it is forecast to rain bring a waterproof jacket. We do not cancel a ride because of rain as some of the best scenery is seen on overcast days. In the rare case where we do cancel a ride due to electrical storms, we will notify you and arrange to reschedule your ride
  • All staff have experience working with horses, have first aid qualifications and undergo regular in-house training
  • Horses are not permitted to gallop. If you are confident and competent, there are opportunities to canter
  • Must be a minimum of 6 years of age
  • Must have a minimum of 2 passengers otherwise the trip can be postponed
  • NO opportunities to trot, canter or gallop on this ride. It is a walking pace only ride

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking. You will be required to reconfirm your booking with the tour operator at least 48hrs prior to your scheduled tour departure. For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour

Mornington Peninsula Horse Riding Bush Ride - 1 Hour

150 Sandy Rd, Fingal, VIC 3939