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Kingbilli Country Estate
Postcode Location:     3714
Closest Capital City:   109kms NE of Melbourne

Address:  279 Cathedral Lane, Taggerty  Vic  3714
Contact:  03 5774 7302

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Elcho Equine B&B
Postcode Location:     3221
Closest Capital City:   70kms WSW of Melbourne

Address:  35 Stacey's Road, Lovely Banks (Lara),  Vic 3221
Phone (03) 5282 3939  Fax
(03) 5229 8244 Mob 0412 889 333

The property:  The perfect place to relax if you are in the area for competitions; or simply make a holiday of this great getaway.
Accommodation for you:  Fully self-contained air-conditioned B&B facilities (en-suited or shared bathroom).
Accommodation for your horse:  a 'boutique' style stable complex (single or double stables available) with rubber flooring, hot wash, secure yards, fully enclosed arena.  Stables are cleaned and disinfected after every 'guest' departs.
Other facilities:  Elcho Equestrian Park is only 5 minutes where facilities include a full cross country course and several sand arenas.

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Cedarwood Holiday Park
Postcode Location:     3235
Closest Capital City:   150kms SW of Melbourne

Address:  435 Deans Marsh Lorne Road, Pennyroyal  Vic  3235
Phone (03) 5236 3479 
Mob 0404 572085

The property:  With the Otway Bush Trails on your doorstep, the area offers you unspoilt naturally beautiful of the Otway forests. Marvel at the majestic Mountain Ash and Manna Gum or enjoy the rainforest, fern gullies and clear mountain streams.
Accommodation for you:  Modern Self Contained two bedroom cottages which sleep up to 4 with all amenities. Excellent cooking facilities including ovens, hot plates, microwaves and Webber BBQ's. Cottages privately positioned in park a like setting and next to the horse paddocks. Plenty of secure float parking space available near cottages and paddocks.
Accommodation for your horse: Shared paddocks, individual paddocks, yards or stables are available to accommodate your horse. 
Other facilities:  
Cedarwood Holiday Park is situated 15 min from Lorne with its beaches, cafes, restaurants and main street
activities along with swimming, fishing, bushwalking. Nearby we have many wineries and berry picking farms and the famous Otway Fly.


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High View Horse Complex
Postcode Location:     3282
Closest Capital City:   266kms W of Melbourne

Address:  229 Illowa Road, Illowa (via Warrnambool) Vic 3282
Phone/Fax (03) 55659341, M
0419 104 725

The property:  The property is bordered by extensive wet-lands and sand-dunes, and has an abundance of bird-life (24 species) and wild-life, as well as being close and central to the districts major tourist attractions.
Accommodation for you:  two lovely self-contained cottages with magnificent views over the ocean, or self contained units with the capability of being opened up into one big dual family lodge
Accommodation for your horse:  paddocks/loose boxes.  Overnight and holiday accommodation available.  Trail riding available on and off site.  Indoor arena.
Other facilities:  walking tracks, bird hide, sea views, beach frontage (without access - 5km  drive to the beach).  Close to Towerhill/Port Fairy etc.   Dogs allowed.

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Kim's Beach House
Postcode Location:     3285
Closest Capital City:   335kms W of Melbourne (565kms SSE of Adelaide)

Address:  11 Livingstone Road, Tyrendarra (Narrawong) Vic 3285
0428 295 436

Facilities for you:  Self-contained 3 bedroom house
Facilities for your horse:  3 rounds yards (electric tape); 5 paddocks (electric fencing); feed available.  Overnight and holiday accommodation available.  
Other facilities:  Fishing; beach walks; beach riding (100m away); bike riding/trail riding in bush setting (5km up the road).  Dogs allowed.


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Old Murray Cottage
Postcode Location:     3551

Closest Capital City:    170kms N of Melbourne

Address:  3 Old Murray Road, Huntly, Vic 3551
Contact:  Phone (03) 5448 8202  Mob 0418 316 669

The property:  This picturesque property is only 15 minutes from Bendigo. 
Accommodation for you:  
A fully self-contained cottage awaits you.  Nestled between the main house and the stables/paddocks,  the cottage has a bedroom, lounge room with kitchen, walk-in robe, toilet, & shower. WIth verandahs front & back, heating & cooling for your comfort, and self-serve breakfast provided, your stay should certainly be a relaxing one!
Accommodation for your horse:  Private paddocks of approx. 1 to 1.5 acres. All with shelters or trees, water, electric fence and sighter wire. Free shared use of stables, horse wash, round yard, large sand arena, and feed storage, with float parking also available. Access 24/7 and owners live on the property providing security and supervision
Other facilities:  Agistment available - see listing in Agistment section.  Sorry - no dogs.



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The Bush Courtyard
Postcode Location:     3557

Closest Capital City:    165kms N of Melbourne

Address:  221 Campaspe Road, Goornong, Vic 3557
Contact:  Phone (03) 5432 2446  Mob 0417 363 710  Fax (03) 5432 2398

The property:  You will find The Bush Courtyard at the ‘Gold Fields’ Equine Centre (a 300 acre horse stud located an easy two hour drive from Melbourne, a short twenty minute drive to Bendigo, and only ten minutes to a supermarket).
The property is only a few kilometres from the Campaspe River, which offers scenic water holes and rapids shaded by massive gum trees for cooling off at the end of the day. 
Accommodation for you:  A variety of accommodation options are available - from cabins to camping.  There are two outdoor kitchens and a large outdoor area for catering.
There are ample parking and camping areas, a lecture room (with a huge whiteboard), kitchen, showers and toilets, an undercover verandah, BBQ, open camp fires.  
Accommodation for your horse:  Paddocks, yards or stables.  All yards have 5’ high Post & Rail fencing with electric wires.  Standard or large stables are available.  A round yard and arena are available for use.  Cross country course (purpose built for 2009 Pony Club State Championships).  There are endless trail riding opportunities - meander along the Campaspe River, explore the Wellsford Forest (over the Sugarloaf Ranges) or ride the more serious Stock Route ride.  
Other facilities:  The area offers a great range of entertainment from pubs to night clubs, street cafes and restaurants. Goornong, 6kms north, has a shop, a pub and a good bus service.  Eighty kilometres to the north is Echuca, an historic tourist town on the banks of the great Murray River with festivals, water skiing, fishing, paddleboats and a lovely mix of shops from modern to the wonderful old township. Explore the historical Goldfields which are steeped in history and culture.  Tour the wonderful selection of local wineries, spoil yourself with a massage nearby , have a day out at the races, the choices are endless - or just do nothing!  Dogs welcome.

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Postcode Location:     3564
Closest Capital City:   232kms N of Melbourne

Address:  8518 Northern Highway, Echuca, Vic 3564
Contact:  Phone (03) 5482 1837  Mob 0409 941 714  Fax (03) 5482 1836

The property:  112 acres of picturesque river country including a natural billabong meandering through. 
Accommodation for you:  Camping facilities including a large shed with kitchenette, fridge, toilet and shower.  For those requiring a little more luxury, there is a B&B across the road.
Accommodation for your horse:  Yards with shelter, exclusive use paddocks.  Arena, round yard, and plenty of riding trails.
Other facilities:  Horse Hand provide regular horsemanship clinics and private coaching.  Endless opportunities for bird watching, fishing and bushwalking as well as visiting the historic town of Echuca.


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Wakiti Creek Resort
Postcode Location:     3638
Closest Capital City:   255kms N of Melbourne

Address:  500 Yambuna Bridge Road, Kotupna, VIC 3638
Contact:  Phone (03) 5867 3237

The property:  90 acres of beautiful natural bush on the banks of the Wakiti Creek, surrounded by 2000 acres of forest and forest riding.  
Accommodation for you:  Camping, tee pees, bungalows, cabins - take your pick. 
Accommodation for your horse:  Individual pens (40) or communal paddocks.  
Other facilities:  Something for everyone - canoeing, tennis, swimming, fishing.  This property is ideal for large groups/riding clubs as well as being perfect for families and individuals.  Dogs allowed.

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Halls on Falls Homestead
Postcode Location:    3658
Closest Capital City:   70kms N of Melbourne

Address:  440-444 Falls Road, Strath Creek, Vic 3658
Contact:  Phone (03) 5784 9232 Mob 0414 355 053

The property:  Situated an hour north of Melbourne is this 'get away from it all' property overlooking Strath Creek designed to offer something for the whole family.  
Accommodation for you:  Two 3 bedroom self contained cottages. Stringbark Cottage sleeps 8 people (2 bedrooms with QS beds and 1 bedroom with 4 singles) and Hillview Cottage sleeps 12 people (2 bedrooms with QS beds & single trundles, 1 bedroom with 2 adult size bunks and 1 pull-out sofa bed).  Fully equipped kitchens with ovens, microwaves and full size fridges.  BBQ with seating area on large decks.  A breakfast hamper of local produce is provided on check-in for minimum 2 night stay.  Communal area with In-ground swimming pool and spa surrounded by a tropical garden, gazebo, basketball ring & adult size trampoline.
Accommodation for your horse:  Individual paddocks with wind-breaks.  Arena for guest use.  Ride the many trails in the neighbouring Mt Disappointment State Forest.  Take a 5km ride to the local pub where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch (the pub has horse resting facilities) or over the hill to The Pavilion Cafe, Bar & Gallery, which also has horse resting facilities.
Other facilities:  Not only catering for the horse lover, this is the perfect family holiday destination.  They can advise of 4WD tracks in the nearby Mt Disappointment State Forest. This area is a perfect for bushwalking and bird watching (including Gang Gang Cockatoos and Wedge Tail Eagles). The dam is stocked with yabbies and silver perch in case a spot of fishing is desired.

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Samaria Creek Morgan Farm
Postcode Location:     3673

Closest Capital City:   220kms NE of Melbourne 

Address:  45 Spinney Lane, Samaria, Vic 3673
Contact:  Phone 03 5768 2519  Mob 0429 945 927  Fax 03 5768 2544

The property:  Located in north east Victoria, this 240 acre property is situated at the foothills of Mt Samaria (between Mansfield and Benalla).  Adjoining Samaria State Park, there are many stunning trails to ride varying from quiet country roads to rugged bush tracks.
Accommodation for you: farmstay accommodation with fully equipped kitchen for self catering.  Tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper provided. Hampers provided on request. 
Accommodation for your horse:  exclusive use paddocks, yards, arena, round yard.  Organised trail rides on request. 
Other facilities:  excellent bush walking, bird watching, and native animal watching just steps away. Lake Nillacootie for swimming and boating 20 km's.  Milawa Gourmet wine and food district, snowfields, Benalla Gardens and Art Gallery, Mt Samaria and many more scenic day trips.  Sorry, no dogs.

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Waterfall Creek Country Guesthouse
Postcode Location:     3701
Closest Capital City:   380kms NE of Melbourne

Address:  149 Waterfall Creek Road, Tallangatta Valley, Vic 3701
Contact:  Phone (02) 6071 0210

The property:  located 80kms from the nearest traffic lights, this is the perfect place to just kick back and enjoy the peace of the country.  Swimming holes in the creek, spring fed dams, a waterfall in the front garden, lots of native wildlife, a herd of friendly, happy horses, a couple of bikes for guest use. 
Accommodation for you:  the rammed earth guest house has queen size beds, large bathrooms, solar power, wood fires, and a resident chef!
Accommodation for your horse:  yards with shelter, shared or exclusive paddocks, round yard 
Other facilities:  Tallangatta Valley has great trout fishing, excellent 4WD tracks, a variety of bike riding opportunities, nearby State and National parks as well as horse rides of all types.  Bitless riding transition training available as well as barehoof trimming form your horse and barehoof training for you.  Dogs allowed.


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Kingbilli Country Estate
Postcode Location:     3714
Closest Capital City:   109kms NE of Melbourne

Address:  279 Cathedral Lane, Taggerty  Vic  3714
Contact:  03 5774 7302

The property:  A tranquil world by a crystal clear stream … and mountain trails just made for hoofed feet.  Hidden amidst the inland slopes of the Great Dividing Range, Kingbilli is a place where the call of the saddle is well-understood.  Secluded stone cottages and serene, cross-country trails make it the perfect destination for a holiday with your horse.   There is no extra charge, just choose a cottage and an accommodation package to suit your schedule … and the paddock comes free.

Naturally beautiful surroundings offer an idyllic hideaway where wilderness loving riders may delight in close encounters of the furred and feathered kind.  In this part of the world, riders are unlikely to meet another soul along the trail (human, that is) … and can leave the hustle and bustle of civilisation far behind.

Accommodation for you: One self-contained cottage with 2 bedrooms (1 queen and 2 sets of bunks), 1 bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area with wood fire, BBQ on your verandah and tranquil, private garden.

Accommodation for your horse: Small post and rail fenced paddock with half shelter and water. (BYO fencing permitted if preferred).  BYO feed.  Round yard available.  Easy access to beautiful cross country trails.

Other facilities: Children’s playground, mountain bikes, rowboat, cuddly llamas, ponies and donkeys and over 100 species of wondrous native wildlife.

Sorry - no pets.



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Woodbourne Country Accommodation
Postcode Location:     3717

Closest Capital City:    97kms NE of Melbourne

Address:  24 Myles Road, Murrindindi, Vic 3717
Contact:  Phone (03) 5797 8245  Mob 0408 171 903  Fax (03) 5797 8245

The property:  Woodbourne Murrindindi is nestled in the lush wine region of the Yea Valley and the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, surrounded by the Black Range and Toolangi State Forests. 
Facilities for you:  The Old School House Bed and Breakfast features a queen bed (linen supplied) plus a comfortable double bed sofa.  There is a wood heater and split system heater/air conditioner, along with a fully equipped kitchen, DVD and CD players.  Breakfast is included and consists of fruit juice, coffee and teas, cereals, toast, sausages, bacon, eggs and tomatoes.
Accommodation for your horse:  Stables, yards (with trees/shelters), exclusive use or shared paddocks. 
Other facilities:   Cross country and trail riding (guided if required).
Murrindindi offers a whole variety of activities such as, Bush Walking, Horse Riding, Mountain Bike Riding, Fishing, Wine Tasting, Restaurants, Golfing or just relaxing by the fire with a glass of wine.  Beautiful trails through the local mountains and ranges.  Local waterfalls and bush walking also available.  Dogs allowed.

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Avoca Park
Postcode Location:     3782

Closest Capital City:    50kms ESE of Melbourne

Address:  411 Tschampions Road, Macclesfield, Vic 3782
Contact:  Phone (03) 5968 9058  Mob 0417 505 588

The property:  30 acre property set in the heart of beautiful Macclesfield, Victoria.  This purpose built equestrian paradise is sure to have something you are looking for.
Accommodation for you:  A self contained apartment, a bunkhouse that sleeps 8 people (with its own kitchen), plus an extra bedroom with 2 single beds (communal bathroom).  Continental breakfast supplied on request (charge applies).
Accommodation for your horse:  Stables, treed yards, yards with shelters.  Lock up tack room, horse wash bay and under cover tie up area.  Rail trails and National Parks for riding locally.  Covered arena.  Riding lessons available on site.
Other facilities:  4wd and trail bikes catered for in the local area. Walking or bike riding on the rail trails. World renown wineries in the Yarra Valley, Puffing Billy.  The Dandenong Ranges for site seeing.  Dogs allowed.


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Akoonah Park (Berwick)
Postcode Location:     3806

Closest Capital City:    50kms SE of Melbourne

Address:  cnr Princes Hwy and Cardinia St, Berwick, Vic 3806
Contact:  Phone 0408 561000

Accommodation for you and your horse:  Yards, camping, hot showers, toilets, power.  Dogs allowed.

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Chericke Park Country Cottage
Postcode Location:     3812

Closest Capital City:    76 km SSE of Melbourne

Address:  130 Yarrabubba Road, Nar Nar Goon North, Vic 3812
Contact:  Phone 0
416 166 027  Fax (03) 5942 9170

Accommodation for you:  Fully furnished, self catering cottage (sleeps 8)  All linen and crockery supplied.  Additional guests welcome to camp (fees apply).  BBQ facilities.
Accommodation for your horse:  Yards with trees, exclusive use paddocks.  Arena for guest use.  Riding trails on and off-site (Bunyip State Forest only 10 minutes ride from cottage - organised trail rides available).
Other facilities:  Creek for fishing/swimming on site.  Bush walking, bike riding.  Local area attractions include Lavender Farm, Antique Shop, Day Spa, wineries and great restaurants.

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Yaraman Park
Postcode Location:     3878

Closest Capital City:    325kms E of Melbourne

Address:  35 Jones Road, Eagle Point, Vic 3878
Contact:  Phone (03) 5153 8210  Mob 0410 475 186  

The property:  Set on 30 acres on the beautiful Gippsland Lakes in East Gippsland is this boutique equestrian property. The property has been set up with agistment for spellers and performance horses in mind. It has everything at your doorstep, five minutes away the 'boating capital of Victoria' is Paynesville and 45 minutes from the world famous Lakes Entrance. Lakes, ocean and mountains are all within an hour from this beautiful location. Whether you have a pleasure or performance horse this property can cater to all & comes complete with onsite manager to oversee your horse’s requirements if needed whilst you are on holiday (holiday agistment available for you horse).
Accommodation for you:  Fully self contained air conditioned 3 bedroom 2 bathrooms (with spa) house available sleeping up to 8 people, 3 living area with massive entertaining room and beautiful gardens.
Accommodation for your horse:  Small yards to larger 1/2 to 1 acre paddocks with new electric fencing and shelters (in some). Horse wash available, arena & stables coming soon.  Ride on the property or down the beautiful quite roads.   Holiday agistment for you horse is also available.
Other facilities:  Rail/trail from Bairnsdale to Orbost, boating, swimming, fishing, bushwalking, bird watching, 4wdriving are all within an hour from this beautiful location.  Sorry, no dogs.



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Packer's High Country Horseriding
Postcode Location:     3898
Closest Capital City:   400kms ENE of Melbourne

Address:  Anglers Rest  Vic  3898
Contact:  (03)
5159 7241

The property:  The Willows, Anglers Rest, is a 350acre high country farm nestled amongst farm lands and National Park in the hidden Bundarrah Valley of the Omeo region in East Gippsland, Victoria.   A good 5 1/2hr drive from Melbourne, it’s a remote part of Victoria reached by roads weaving through river valleys and mountains.

Accommodation for you:  Accommodation is available in the historic O’Connells Hut, a log cattleman's hut built around 1904. Also available is the converted Shearers Hut, built in the 1940’s.  The comfortable rustic, self contained huts are more suited to those who enjoy the outdoor life with wood-burners, outdoor toilet, gas lights and bbq facilities. They are both one roomed, open plan with a double and single bed in each. Linen is supplied. Due to the remote location there’s no mains power - so no hairdryers!

Or - join in one of their adventurous horse riding safaris!

Accommodation for your horse:  Contact the property for further details.

Other facilities:  There’s easy private access to the river for fishing or swimming. The Blue Duck Inn and its great country pub grub is 3km away. The area is steeped in history of the mountain cattlemen, aborigines, goldminers, fishermen and travellers . So there should be something to keep you here for a day or more.  Dogs are welcome.



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Howard's Hill
Postcode Location:    3939
Closest Capital City:   98 kms S of Melbourne

Address:  101 Curzon Road, Boneo (Cape Schanck) Vic  3939
Contact:  (03)5988 6737 or 0417 306 415 

The property:  Set on 30 acres on Victoria's beautiful Mornington Peninsula, this property offers great riding options.

Accommodation for you:  Sleeps 8 in B&B/farmstay accommodation.

Accommodation for your horse:  Stables, yards, shared or exclusive use paddock, 

Other facilities:  Arena and round yard.  Ride to the wineries or along the beautiful Gunnamatta surf beach.  Dogs are welcome.


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Tarcutta Halfway Motor Inn (NSW)
Postcode Location:     2652

Closest Capital City:    460kms NE of Melbourne (420kms WSW of Sydney) (200kms W of Canberra)

Address:  1 Sydney Street, Tarcutta, NSW 2652
Contact:   Phone (02) 6928 7294  Fax (02) 6928 7128

The property:  Located halfway between Melbourne and Sydney on the Hume Highway corridor. This 5 acre property is an ideal location to break your journey and providing an easy transition for your horse into our stables or yards.  
Accommodation for you: 25 motel rooms, located on ground level, with a licensed restaurant, spacious grounds, our layout allows cars to drive up to motel room doors. All of our rooms are. If you are arriving late we offer 24 hour check-in and a convenient night bell. Early check out is also available allowing you to hit the road early.
Our motel offers horse/pet friendly accommodation for a small additional charge so you are able to travel with your horses/ pets at your convenience.

Accommodation for your horse:  We offer 24 horse stables, including 4 stallion boxes, wood shavings are also provided for bedding, water and feed buckets available onsite. 11 outdoor horse yards on sand are also available. Plenty of onsite parking available, for your truck, floats or gooseneck.
Not staying overnight then utilise one of our yards to rest and hydrate your horse on your journey for a small fee.
Other facilities:  Swimming pool, BBQ area, power available for floats and goosenecks at an additional charge (outdoor toilet provided, however no shower facilities available).   Dogs allowed.

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