Experience the beauty and history of the Victorian High Country on horseback.

Michael and Sally Watson welcome you to a high country adventure experience.ย Our trail ridesย range from 1 –ย 3 hour Short Ridesย through to a 2 Day luxury horse ride and a 5 Day Man from Snowy River and Heritage horse ride. We are open all year round and our horse riding tours are 3 hours driving time north east of Melbourne near the township of Mansfield. We run Our Rides 7 days a week through all seasons, be it in the warmth of an oilskin coat in the cool weather or enjoying relief from the heat in a high country summer.

This is your first step to experiencing the beauty and history of the Victorian High Country on horseback.


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Join us on our winter 2 night 1 day ride for only $250.00pp inc GST. Some dates already booked out so get in quick...http://watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/one-day-two-night-man-from-snowy-river-winter-ride/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Tammy FitzgeraldMelanie - we have to do this1 week ago
Chris MouserCarolyn Archer ???1 week ago   ·  1
Claire JohnsonDylan Caccamo not happy1 week ago
Kelly BurgessJessica Ritchie should do this one day ๐Ÿ˜€1 week ago
Tammie McDonaldAllison Adams is this something you would be interested in?1 week ago
Jo-anne SinclairPaul Sinclair1 week ago   ·  1
Deb HarveyYvonne Robbie let's do this ๐Ÿ˜€1 week ago
Danielle TaylorKira Brown let's take Tayla!1 week ago
Breanna WatkinsKliah Oag gosh I want to do this so bad!!!!!!!1 week ago
Breanna WatkinsKliah Oag!!!!!!!1 week ago
Kim FrostIf anyone is wondering what to get me for my birthday, this would do.1 week ago
Karen ThompsonMark Blythe shall we look into this ?1 week ago   ·  1
Debbie EllamsJema Ellams!!!!!!1 week ago   ·  1
Annie StefaniakSonia Sharwood1 week ago   ·  1
Natalie PiperSheree Griffin... Maybe us in the meantime..1 week ago
Amanda SumsionTiffany Bismark this would be fun1 week ago
Melissa Le CerfJannice Le Cerf dad would like this.1 week ago

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New saddle seats available for our 3 day ride in April starting Saturday 8th April 2017.. also departs Saturday 16th September 2017. Limited spaces available. Find out more at watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/three-day-rides and the cost is only $500.00pp inc GST ... See MoreSee Less

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Pauline ChivellLilliana Vella what do you think about this one in September?1 month ago
Peita MorrisYes!!!1 month ago
Natalie PiperSheree Griffin what omg what do u think..1 month ago
Linda HudsonAlyssa Gray weren't you on standby for this ride1 month ago
Margaret RuffelsTina Ayton ๐Ÿ˜ƒ1 month ago   ·  1
Lesley WhelanMaybe we should do this sometime Gayle!1 month ago
Vanessa DickinsonErica Dickinson this would be fun1 month ago
Emma FlanneryOhhhh Amy Cope!1 month ago   ·  1
Watsons Mountain Country Trail RidesApril date is now booked out but we have spaces left on our September departure.1 month ago   ·  1
Nicky JordanGreg Cave. Looks good but over east i think1 month ago
Juliet WilliamsLaurie Colville, I'm going on this one in April with Bill and my girls ๐Ÿค— will do some research for you and MMichelle Michalik1 month ago   ·  3
Sarina ChappleSounds good are u in Mel1 month ago
Belinda WattsHow about this for a 18th gift Indianna Watts1 month ago   ·  1
Sandy Lawrance JonesBen Jones...Lincoln and I?1 month ago

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Looking for a special valentine present.. check out our new luxury horse ride and fly fishing tour..the perfect escape for couples. Find out more at watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/two-day-luxury-ride-and-fly-fishing-tour/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Mary EdgarWarwick Edgar2 months ago   ·  2
Belinda HeadMaybe we should do this Kieran Dupuy !2 months ago   ·  1
Carol DuniamNo2 months ago
Kieran DupuyRydo2 months ago
Kieran DupuyI probably won't b able to walk for a couple of days after it Belinda Head. Up to u, I'm tough lol2 months ago   ·  1
Nic Nic FawcettSam Oliver would you and Katie be keen to do this๐Ÿป2 months ago
John MilneLooks awesome2 months ago
Nella MuracaFiona Rigoni2 months ago   ·  1
Kerrie Murray-cookLexcia Duncombe When we going ๐Ÿ˜2 months ago
Nicole GattringerHorse riding and fly fishing !!!! Amazing ๐Ÿ˜€2 months ago
Hazel McAndrews StevensChristopher Collins Gabrielle Collins Perfect for you ๐Ÿ’‘2 months ago   ·  2
Dianne RiceWow.. that would b amazing. ..2 months ago
Joy HaighOh how I would love to ride a horse again been years2 months ago
Gaye SteelLove to do this again2 months ago
Michael CapilliNow you're talking Donna Capilli2 months ago

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Great value 2 night 1 day rides now available to book for this winter. Arrive Friday night, horse ride Saturday visiting where the 'Man from Snowy River' jump scene was filmed, and then Sunday you can explore the area..maybe visit the slopes of Mt Buller for skiing.. check out some wineries. To find out more and book visit watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/one-day-two-night-man-from-snowy-river-winter-ride/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Jacqueline WatsonHey Ann We missed out on the July/Sept dates, what about this one, have a look at the dates available, I'm thinking maybe end July?2 months ago
Anita HaynesSam Hรกnz this is what I was telling you about2 months ago
Artessa WildwoodTemptations...should move to Mansfield!2 months ago
Ann HallMy sister was looking into one that's in June. Snowy mountains I think she said it was. I will double check with her. We arrive I think the Saturday morning, have breakfast,go on a trail ride. That night they have a fun night. BYO alcohol. I counted you in for that one2 months ago   ·  1
Amy LushPaula Peppin2 months ago   ·  1
Paula PeppinLynda Gavin - this would be awesome!2 months ago
Eddie Teresa LynchJo this looks amazing !!2 months ago   ·  1
Kelly WallClayton Wall๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•2 months ago   ·  1
Romana DanielsMatt Daniels ๐Ÿ˜2 months ago   ·  2
Ash GenevieveGillian Broadbent i want to do one of these2 months ago   ·  1
Stephen BurnettWhat a terrific idea. Pity I don't know how to ride a horse. LOL.2 months ago   ·  1
Margie Anne BootheyThat would be fanstatic x2 months ago
Craig ErringtonLisa Costello2 months ago   ·  1
Marnie IrvineJosh Mihan this could be us.2 months ago   ·  1
Caryn TooheyShould we book??2 months ago
Nadine GoeKahla Bodiam we should go on a little trip ;)2 months ago
Debbie SingletonSteven Jeppesen bucket list stuff2 months ago
Karen ChilcottNaomi Hodgens????2 months ago   ·  1
Rebecca DartnallLinda Kessner how awesome would this be ๐Ÿ˜œ2 months ago   ·  1

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Join us on one of our very popular 2 day 2 night Howqua Valley Rides this Autumn.. only 6 spaces left on our last departure for the season - the weekend 27th May 2017 or maybe our first ride for Spring - the weekend 9th September 2017. priced at only $400.00pp inc GST. Find out more at watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/two-day-rides/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Beck FidockBianca Sarah2 months ago   ·  2
Kim van SchieJayden Caddy want to go 4 ur birthday with me2 months ago
Darien SanderHelen Preston2 months ago   ·  3
Jacqueline WatsonAnn Hall When are we going?2 months ago
Deanne LawnMaddie Lawn2 months ago   ·  2
Lauren BlairCheryl Lieuwen Deborah Grassby Daelene Campisi the memories ๐Ÿ˜Š2 months ago   ·  1
Sophie HigginsJosie Rebecca Narelle2 months ago   ·  2
Kat ColeEthan Salan2 months ago   ·  1
Cat ClarkPenny interested?2 months ago   ·  1
Jade KoschelLuita mum this is what I want to do for Tahlias birthday!!!2 months ago   ·  1
Jade KoschelTim for Tahlias birthday!!2 months ago
Carolyn DowseDayna Sommer Danni Hall Joanne Aldwell Lesley Norris Amanda Morgan Nicole Gattringer Tina Dowse - anyone keen to do this maybe August if they go then, otherwise the first ride on the 9th September - my birthday weekend! Close to your birthday too Dayna and Lesley! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿด2 months ago   ·  3
Claire JohnsonDylan Caccamo2 months ago   ·  1
Lisa van SettenMJ Kelly??? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ2 months ago   ·  1
Sheryn VogelsAndrea Gibbins we should do this2 months ago
Emily WaldronRachel Kobiela we should do something like this!2 months ago   ·  1
Rebecca OatesRichard Oates ๐Ÿ˜2 months ago   ·  1
Kynwen PaparellaThat looks like a good one as well2 months ago
Karen DenfordTracey Darvill we could go for my birthday2 months ago
Vicki BrennanClay Tonner Brien2 months ago   ·  1

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Dates released for our 2017 Bluff and Beyond 7 Day Ride..Saturday 2nd December 2017 - Friday 8th December 2017. Find out more at watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/seven-day-high-country-peaks-ride/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Jo LouiseNick Launchbury!!!3 months ago
Hazel Farrawaywould love to do this3 months ago
Heather CambridgeLooks wonderful....if only.!3 months ago   ·  1
Kasey Jadewould love to do this3 months ago
Zoe ThompsonAlison Powdrell this is what i would love to do one day3 months ago
Sally-Anne WoodsVanessa Woods3 months ago   ·  1
Sally-Anne WoodsYeah - downside...upside though - you can save up!!!3 months ago   ·  2
Lucy AllenI would so love to do this3 months ago
Genie PriceI'm saving..saving hard!3 months ago
Amy ThompsonNigel Thompson ๐Ÿ’–3 months ago   ·  2
Jacqui PitcherShellie Pike this could be us3 months ago
Sandra PurchaseBeen there, done that! It was awesome! :)3 months ago
Glenda Marie de RoosI want to do this before I am much older. Nikki Moore ??3 months ago   ·  1
Kate LutzeMontana Size3 months ago   ·  1
Dawn AndersonEmily Schultz3 months ago   ·  1
Rach ElJan McKindley ๐Ÿ˜3 months ago   ·  1
Libby ThompsonHelen Graves and me, wouldn't this be awesome, we might start saving!!!!!3 months ago
Michelle WaltonGeorgina Walton3 months ago   ·  1
Christine JealEllie Jeal ๐Ÿด๐Ÿ˜3 months ago
Kate LindenAnna Sweeney Valerie Little your next girls trip?!?!3 months ago   ·  1

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Watsons Mountain Country Trail Rides
Rides from 1 hour to 3 hours available over the Christmas and New Year period.
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Horse Rides from 1 hour through to 3 hours available daily throughout the Christmas - New Year holiday.

Go check out the pictures and videos from our latest ride 'Bluff and Beyond 2016'. Great memories shared with amazing people... and horses of course! ... See MoreSee Less

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Margaret GrunsellA spectacular ride. Glad I was fit.3 months ago

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Great Christmas present idea - 2 night 1 day horse riding weekend in the High Country - $250.00pp inc GST. You can either choose a weekend or a gift certificate.. watsonstrailrides.com.au/our-rides/one-day-two-night-man-from-snowy-river-winter-ride/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Russell SynnottSarah Synnott4 months ago   ·  1
Marissa MinutilloLaura Minutillo I think we need this !? ๐Ÿ˜4 months ago   ·  1
Jess BattenKimberley-Nayomi Vogel cheap!4 months ago   ·  1
Chris MouserCarolyn Archer pick a date4 months ago   ·  1
Kaylene ZakeljLike would like this for my Christmas present Maree Anne and Victoria Zakelj4 months ago   ·  1
Kaylene ZakeljChris Thilonius4 months ago   ·  1
Kaylene ZakeljKate Jones4 months ago   ·  1
Jackie StanleyMarianne Tome - !!!4 months ago
Rachael McIvorHmmm....winter โ„๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ๐ŸŒจ are we game....? CaCaitlin Broomhall KyKylie Payne4 months ago   ·  1
Tracy CummingsDarren Cummings I would this for Christmas ๐Ÿ˜‰4 months ago
Zoe HillierPaige Hillier. Hint hint. Xox โค4 months ago   ·  1
Marica BorgCynthia Buttigieg4 months ago   ·  1
Vicki BrennanClay Tonner Brien4 months ago   ·  1
Shelly FeverThat would b so cool4 months ago
Carole HatelyYay booked so excited4 months ago   ·  1
Alethia RifMelissa Jane Harris come โค4 months ago
Ashley DeadmanPrudence Rigg?? wanna?!4 months ago   ·  1
Kathy KerryDavid4 months ago   ·  1
Phoebe ChristineRacheal Brown4 months ago   ·  1
Nat SmithNatalie O'Malley thought you might like this4 months ago   ·  3
Carole BreustMeredith Fattore4 months ago   ·  1
Carole BreustCathy Close4 months ago   ·  1
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Michael and Sally Watson

PHONE (03) 5777 3552
FAXย (03) 5775 1757
EMAILย info@watsonstrailrides.com.au

ADDRESSย 296 Three Chain Rd, Booroolite, Victoria, 3724
MAILย PO Box 207. Mansfield VIC 3724

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