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14/05/2019

Fordsdale Events

Fordsdale Horse Trail Riding & Horseback Adventures

Our Scheduled Events (check dates)

Escape to the country for an unforgettable adventure of horse trail riding and relaxation for your Fordsdale Events at our picturesque 1,000-acre property in the heart of the Lockyer Valley. Choose from a variety of packages and options. Make new friends. Enjoy our meals including hearty breakfasts, picnic lunches, traditional billy teas and BBQ’s by the fire.

Weekend Horse Riding Adventure

You will arrive Friday night and then join all members of the group for a welcoming meal. After a hearty breakfast on Saturday morning, we start our adventure. This consists of a full day of horse riding, and includes a picnic lunch. We also stop for morning and afternoon billy tea along the way, taking in beautiful country views. In the evening we cook up a storm on the BBQ, and then kick-back by the fire for a cold beer as well as a nice chat. On Sunday morning after breakfast, we head out for a shorter ride where we explore a different trail of the property. We finish the day before lunch so that you can enjoy your Sunday afternoon as you like.

PRICE


$320 adults
 

NOTES


• This adventure is designed for adults only.
• Package is 2-nights including accommodation and meals. 
• Maximum weight limit is 80kg, we breed a fine bodied horse known as the Arabian.

DATES


Friday 17 – Sunday 19 May
Friday 14 – Sunday 16 June
Friday 26 – Sunday 28 July
Friday 9 – Sunday 10 August
Friday 23 – Sunday 25 August
Friday 6 – Sunday 8 September

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All Day Ride

This adventure consists of a full day horse ride, approximately 5-hours of riding. The ride starts at about 9.00-9.30am. We stop in the morning and again in the afternoon for a billy tea. We have a lovely picnic lunch at around 1.00pm, and then arrive back at the Fordsdale homestead at about 2.30pm. For those more experienced riders who would like to ride for a bit longer, we also have the option to take a detour. This adds another hour onto the trail ride, and finishes around 3.30pm.

PRICE


$198 adults
$165 children
 

NOTES


• Maximum of 12 people per group.
• Maximum weight limit is 80kg, we breed a fine bodied horse known as the Arabian. 

DATES


Saturday 15 June 2019
Saturday 29 June
Saturday 6 July
Saturday 13 July
Saturday 27 July
Saturday 10 August
Saturday 24 August
Saturday 7 September
Saturday 21 September
Saturday 28 September

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Sunday Morning 2 hour Trail Ride

This adventure is a two hour morning trail ride around our breathtaking Fordsdale property and along the beautiful Ma Ma Creek.

PRICE


$110 adults
$88 children
 

NOTES


• Maximum of 12 people per group.
• Caters for all riding abilities, we match you with the right horse for your skill level.
• Maximum weight limit is 80kg, we breed a fine bodied horse known as the Arabian.

DATES


Sunday 16 June
Sunday 30 June
Sunday 7 July
Sunday 14 July
Sunday 28 July
Sunday 11 August
Sunday 25 August
Sunday 8 September
Sunday 22 September
Sunday 29 September

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Parent & Child Weekend Horse Riding Adventure

A weekend designed for parents wanting a one-on-one outing with their child. You will arrive Friday night and join all members of the group for a welcoming meal. After a hearty breakfast on Saturday we start our adventure. This consists of a full day of horse riding, including a picnic lunch. We also stop in the morning and again in the afternoon for a billy tea, taking in beautiful country views along the way. In the evening we cook up a storm on the BBQ, and kick-back by the fire for a cold beer as well as a good chat. On Sunday morning after breakfast, we head out for a shorter ride where we explore a different trail of the property. We then finish before lunch to allow you to enjoy your Sunday afternoon as you like.

PRICE


$480 parent & child
 

NOTES


• Maximum of 8 people per group (we accept 4 groups of parent & child).
• Caters for all riding abilities, we match you with the right horse for your skill level.
• Guest house accommodation is 4 twin-share bedrooms.
• Children must be 8+ years of age.

DATES


Friday 28 – Sunday 30 June
Friday 5 – Sunday 7 July
Friday 12 – Sunday 14 July
Friday 20 – Sunday 23 September
Friday 27 – Sunday 29 September

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Fordsdalerecommends Lockyer Jumping CastlesIpswich Jukebox Hire and other local business to help create events for its customers. To find out more, contact Sue at Fordsdale.

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