Ad

Horse Riding in Phuket - For the Adventure Junkie in You

Home to some fantastic beaches that are mostly known for being an ideal holiday destination, Phuket also hosts these pristine beaches as a perfect spot for horse riding! Yes, you heard it right. Not only can you enjoy breathtaking beauty on your vacation to Phuket, but you can also fulfil your equestrian dreams here!
There are quite a few horse riding clubs in Phuket where you can learn all about horse riding under the guidance of professionals. The clubs have separate packages which include sea side horse riding, adventure horse riding and much more.

Read on to know more about horse riding in Phuket.

Where to Horse Ride in Phuket

1. Bukit Horse Riding Club

Horse Riding in Phuket
Source
The name ‘Phuket Andaman Horse Riding’, changed to Bukit Horse Riding Club a couple of years later as they expanded their services and rescued new horses. Managed by a small team of professionals, they teach you horse riding from scratch.
Prices:
Jungle ride with sea view- THB 2500
Private lessons- THB 1500
Group lessons- THB 900
Fun ride for kids( 4yrs- 7yrs)- THB 900(Riding and grooming)
Timings: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
              1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Bukit Horse Riding Club,Ko Kaeo, Kathu District,Phuket, Thailand
Contact: +66828061695
Email: [email protected]

2.   Phuket International Horse Club

Horse Riding in Phuket
Source
Phuket International Horse Club offers a variety of packages based on your interests, skills and experience level. From beginners to advanced horse riders, at Phuket International Horse Club, experts will help you in learning all about the basics of horse riding. You will be allotted to horses that suit your experience level based on an ability examination held before your course.
Prices
Beach and Pony Rides
Price: THB 1200 (varies depending on the time duration)     
Timings: 8:00AM-6:30PM
Sunset Ride
Price: THB 1700(For a duration of 1.5hrs)       
Timings: 5:00PM-6:30PM
Location:Bandon-Cherngtalay Road, Thalang Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket,Thailand
Contact: (076) 324199
Email: [email protected]

3. Phuket Riding Club

Horse riding in Phuket
Source
Phuket Riding Club offers Australian horses for beginners who wish to train themselves or go for leisure rides. They also have special tours and trails along with jungles and beaches. For long term visitors who want to to learn core aspects of horse riding from experienced professionals, they have proper riding rings.
Prices:
1 hour trek: THB 1200
1.5 hours: THB 1700
2 hours: THB 2200
Timings: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:60/9 Thepkassattri Road, Maikhao, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
Contact: (66) 81 7872455
Email: [email protected]

4.Chalong Horseback Riding

Horse Riding in Phuket
Source
At Chalong HorseBack Riding, you get to meet a group of friendly horses and choose the one you want to ride on. They offer two different kinds of adventure horse riding packages at reasonable rates. From beginners to advanced learners, everyone will be assigned trained experts to guide you throughout your journey.
Packages
1 hour trail horseback riding: Recommended for first time courses.
2 hours trail horseback riding:Recommended for those with some experience in horseback riding
Contact them for the package prices.
Location: Soi Nakok, Chalong, Muang, Phuket, Thailand
Contact: +66(85) 16922520
Email: [email protected]

5. Phuket ATV Safari Adventure

Horse Riding in Phuket
Source
ATV Adventure hosts a lot of outdoor activities including horse riding, elephant riding, dolphin shows, rafting adventures etc. For their mountain horse riding tour, they have experienced guides who accompany you to your destination and also teach you the basics of horse riding. Unlike most of the tour packages, their horse riding packages include hotel transfers as well. Make sure you inform them about your hotel location beforehand.
Prices:
For 1 hour ride 
Adults - THB 1800
Children - THB 1600
For 1.5 hours ride
Adults - THB 2300
Children - THB 2100
For 2 hours ride
Adults- THB 2700
Children - THB 2400
Location: 4 Moo 4 Vichit Songkram Road, Muang, Phuket,Thailand
Contact: +66 76213181
Email: www.phuketatvsafariadventure.com

Horse Riding Highlights in Phuket

Source
  • Be mesmerised with breathtaking panoramic views of the Andaman Sea.
  • Enjoy a fun ride with your loved ones on the horses amidst the cool and calm vibes of the sea.
  • Expert equestrians can enjoy a fun ride on the horses in the waters.
  • Choose from a variety of packages which include sightseeing on horse backs and also a combination of elephant rides.
  • You can enjoy exotic jungle rides with a fantastic sea view.

Tour Packages Inclusions

  • Riding Equipment including riding boots, helmet and long pants
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Drinking Water
  • Insurance cover

Things to Remember

Source
  • If you are over 65kgs, then you will not be allowed to ride on the horses for safety purposes.
  • Kids under three years are advised to avoid this ride. If accompanied by an adult, they can engage in a leisure ride for some time.
  • In the case of medical conditions such as back pain or neck pain, joint pain or muscular problems or acrophobia, horse riding in Phuket must be avoided.
  • Pregnant ladies are strictly advised to not participate in this ride.
  • Most packages do not include transportation fees( from the hotel)  and tips and if you wish to pay any. 
Who would’ve thought that in a land of pristine beaches and great scenic beauty, your equestrian dream would come true? No, not just metaphorically, quite literally though! The fantastic white sand beaches make for an excellent spot for horse riding and enjoying nature’s beauty at the same time. Book your horse riding package at the earliest before the slots get sold out!

This post was published by