What's On

Bush Experience Rides

Get back to nature on horseback

Bush experience rides are two-hour rides available on Saturdays. We offer small group rides which ensures a personal experience and we cater for all levels of riding experience including beginners. This ride is through Australian bushland, including Picaree Hill.

Picaree Hill is one of the largest areas of remnant vegetation in the Canberra Region, representing a range of vegetation types and providing habitat for a variety of wildlife. Picaree Hill is home to many declining or threatened plant and animal species and we manage the land to conserve these species.

Each ride provides a unique experience depending on the season conditions; for example, you may be lucky enough to see active wildlife, or a grass tree in flower.

Cost:  $130 per rider

We ask all riders to arrive at Burnelee 30 minutes before the ride start time.

What’s Provided
Riding helmets are provided and mandatory for each rider. You are welcome to bring your own helmet provided it meets the current Australian Standard AS:3838, is less than six years old and has not been involved in a fall.

What to Wear
Please wear covered shoes with a flat sole and a small heel (1-2 cm), if you don’t have anything appropriate, we do have some riding boots that can be borrowed. Long pants with a bit of stretch or flexibility are ideal; leggings, tracksuit pants or jeans. If riding in cooler weather, please bring a warm jacket. Leggings or thermal pants can be worn as undergarments for extra warmth, and thin gloves can also be useful. If riding in warmer weather, a long-sleeved collared shirt and sun-cream is recommended for sun protection.

What to Bring
We recommend that you leave valuables locked in your car and have a zip/buttoned pocket for car keys or other items you wish to bring on the ride. We suggest not riding with bulky items such as wallets in your pockets as it can be uncomfortable.

Safety information
We ask all riders to note that safety is our number one priority and horse riding can be dangerous. All
participants ride and interact with horses at their own risk. You will be asked to sign an indemnity form on arrival.

 

Horses & Courses

Horses and Courses is a must-do experience in the Canberra Region.

Burnelee Excursions on Horseback have teamed up with Robyn Rowe Chocolates and Four Winds Vineyard to offer the ideal day out in the Canberra Region.

Join Burnelee Excursions on Horseback for a two-hour bush experience ride suitable for all levels of riding. We ride through Picaree Hill, one of the largest areas of remnant vegetation in the district, representing a range of vegetation types and providing habitat for a variety of wildlife.

Then take a short drive to Four Winds Vineyard where you will enjoy wine tasting and wood-fired pizza for lunch. To finish head to renowned Robyn Rowe Chocolates to relax and indulge in a hot chocolate and brownie served with homemade ice cream.

Cost:  $176 per rider

We ask all riders to arrive at Burnelee 30 minutes before the ride start time.

What’s Provided
Riding helmets are provided and mandatory for each rider. You are welcome to bring your own helmet provided it meets the current Australian Standard AS:3838, is less than six years old and has not been involved in a fall.

What to Wear
Please wear covered shoes with a flat sole and a small heel (1-2 cm), if you don’t have anything appropriate, we do have some riding boots that can be borrowed. Long pants with a bit of stretch or flexibility are ideal; leggings, tracksuit pants or jeans. If riding in cooler weather, please bring a warm jacket. Leggings or thermal pants can be worn as undergarments for extra warmth, and thin gloves can also be useful. If riding in warmer weather, a long-sleeved collared shirt and sun-cream is recommended for sun protection.

What to Bring
We recommend that you leave valuables locked in your car and have a zip/buttoned pocket for car keys or other items you wish to bring on the ride. We suggest not riding with bulky items such as wallets in your pockets as it can be uncomfortable.

Safety information
We ask all riders to note that safety is our number one priority and horse riding can be dangerous. All
participants ride and interact with horses at their own risk. You will be asked to sign an indemnity form on arrival.

Twilight Rides

The two-hour twilight ride at Burnelee is a magical experience.

On this ride we across open grazing land, take in expansive views and ride through the Picaree Hill conservation area, where you will have the chance to see an array of wildlife that are out & about during twilight.

We return to Burnelee about 7.30pm to enjoy a selection of local and homemade produce including Poachers Pantry smoked meats & a tasting of local wines and other refreshments in a casual setting.

This ride is suitable for all levels of riding experience including beginners. To take advantage of this unique opportunity book early.

We ask all riders to arrive at Burnelee 30 minutes before the ride start time.

What’s Provided
Riding helmets are provided and mandatory for each rider. You are welcome to bring your own helmet provided it meets the current Australian Standard AS:3838, is less than six years old and has not been involved in a fall.

What to Wear
Please wear covered shoes with a flat sole and a small heel (1-2 cm), if you don’t have anything appropriate, we do have some riding boots that can be borrowed. Long pants with a bit of stretch or flexibility are ideal; leggings, tracksuit pants or jeans. If riding in cooler weather, please bring a warm jacket. Leggings or thermal pants can be worn as undergarments for extra warmth, and thin gloves can also be useful. If riding in warmer weather, a long-sleeved collared shirt and sun-cream is recommended for sun protection.

What to Bring
We recommend that you leave valuables locked in your car and have a zip/buttoned pocket for car keys or other items you wish to bring on the ride. We suggest not riding with bulky items such as wallets in your pockets as it can be uncomfortable.

Safety information
We ask all riders to note that safety is our number one priority and horse riding can be dangerous. All
participants ride and interact with horses at their own risk. You will be asked to sign an indemnity form on arrival.

A magical experience
All levels | 2 Hours
$160 per rider

Twilight Rides

Muster Rides

Experience droving on horseback

Burnelee is part of a 3500 acre sheep and cattle grazing property and we invite you to join a muster ride to enjoy a hands-on experience of droving sheep or cattle on horseback. 

Our muster rides are held throughout the year to coincide with operational events like our annual shearing. Muster rides are suited to intermediate and experienced riders who feel comfortable to trot and canter in a group in open paddocks. 

Muster rides are three-hour rides, and ride times are seasonal (early morning in summer and midday during the cooler months).  

Cost:  $190 per rider

We ask all riders to arrive at Burnelee 30 minutes before the ride start time.

What’s Provided
Riding helmets are provided and mandatory for each rider. You are welcome to bring your own helmet provided it meets the current Australian Standard AS:3838, is less than six years old and has not been involved in a fall.

What to Wear
Please wear covered shoes with a flat sole and a small heel (1-2 cm), if you don’t have anything appropriate, we do have some riding boots that can be borrowed. Long pants with a bit of stretch or flexibility are ideal; leggings, tracksuit pants or jeans. If riding in cooler weather, please bring a warm jacket. Leggings or thermal pants can be worn as undergarments for extra warmth, and thin gloves can also be useful. If riding in warmer weather, a long-sleeved collared shirt and sun-cream is recommended for sun protection.

What to Bring
We recommend that you leave valuables locked in your car and have a zip/buttoned pocket for car keys or other items you wish to bring on the ride. We suggest not riding with bulky items such as wallets in your pockets as it can be uncomfortable.

Safety information
We ask all riders to note that safety is our number one priority and horse riding can be dangerous. All
participants ride and interact with horses at their own risk. You will be asked to sign an indemnity form on arrival.

Experience droving livestock
Intermediate to Experienced | 3 Hours
$190 per rider

Muster Rides

Finding Burnelee

Burnelee is about 35 minutes from the centre of Canberra, on Dicks Creek Road, Murrumbateman.

Give the gift of a unique riding experience