Over the Top to Owaka’- RIDING TRAIL

1.       ‘Over the Top to Owaka’- RIDING TRAIL

Lawrence – Owaka

 This trail is now full. Please contact the office if you would like to be added to the wait list in case someone cancels.

Trail Boss: Les Beattie Phone: 034891863 or 0274891866 Email: didi@actrix.co.nz

Duration: 6 days           Meet: Sunday 25th February             Limit: 70



$30 non member levy


Meeting: Sunday 25th February between 3pm and 5pm at the Lawrence rodeo grounds on Waipori Road. This will be sign posted from the main street in Lawrence. (Turn from the main street into Irvine St opposite the “Day and Night”/beside the petrol station and follow the signs).

Monday 26th  We leave the rodeo grounds and head towards Young’s farm “Kanuka Hill” at Tuapeka West riding over beautiful rolling country (approx. 7hours)

Tuesday 27th  Leaving Young’s farm, we head to Greenfield Estate managed by Mark and Debbie Ritchie (approx. 7 hours) This ride follows part of the Clutha River. Tuesday is Music night … a “toes up” with a fantastic band.

Wednesday 28th We head out from Greenfield and ride to The Carol managed by Michael and Brydie A’Cort.  (approx. 7 hours) A very easy ride.

Thursday 1st From The Carol, the trail heads up onto the hill tops overlooking South Otago. We ride to Mark and Melissa Sheppard’s farm at Romahapa (approx. 7 – 8 hours)

Friday 2nd Riding out from Sheppard’s farm we head towards the coast, riding through bush, on the beach and up into the hills overlooking the Catlins.  We head to Sandy Bay, hosted by Steve Harrison and Judy Weedon (approx. 8 hours)

Saturday 3rd We leave Sandy Bay and ride to Owaka for the Grand Parade! This is mainly riding along the coastline (approx. 3 hours) . Be sure to buy your Dinner and Hoedown ticket for the Saturday night in Owaka – they’re going all out to put on a good show for us!


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