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The Horsemans Playground

Carriage Tours, Horse Training & Rider Coaching

Ride, train or learn with The Horsemans Playground, based in Chiltern Victoria and led by renowned horseman Bruce Hughan.

Everything Equine

Whether you’re looking for the perfect horse drawn carriage for your wedding, a winery tour by carriage or expert training for horse or rider, you’ll find the experience you’re looking for with The Horsemans Playground. Contact us today for rides, training and coaching in north-east Victoria and the Riverina.

Horse Drawn Wedding Carriage

Wedding Horse Carriage & Tours

Carriage ride experiences for wedding celebrations, winery tours, forest picnics and more, drawn by beautiful horses.
Horse breaking in

Horse Breaking & Training

Highly personalised horse breaking and training for saddle and harness (sport & pleasure), suited to all breeds and levels.
Horse Rider Training

Rider Instruction

Expert one-on-one and group coaching for all disciplines, from the basics up to flying changes and advanced movements.

Gallery and experiences from The Horsemans Playground

Your Local Equine Specialists

The Horsemans Playground is situated in Chiltern in north eastern Victoria. We can travel to Albury Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Shepparton, Benalla, Alexandra, Wangaratta, Corowa, Rutherglen and throughout the High Country for horse drawn carriage tours and riding lessons. Or, bring your horse for training to our Chiltern property complete with boxes, roundyard and sand arena.

We provide services to Albury Wodonga and the surrounding area of North east Victoria and Southern Riverina.

Carriage Tours in North East Victoria and the Riverina

Horse Drawn Wedding Carriages
We’ll get you to the church on time and your photos will be stunning against an elegant carriage, drawn by our gentle horses. Travel up to 40km from Chiltern is included.

Winery & Pub Carriage Tours

Enjoy a great day out and explore the finest wineries or pubs of Victoria’s High Country via horse drawn carriage. We can put together an ideal package for your birthday, anniversary, hen’s do or other occasion.

Forest Tours & Picnics

Explore the stunning forests around Chiltern and picnic in style with a custom horse drawn carriage tour. It’s the perfect way to experience the region’s native eucalyptus, wildlife and spring wildflowers.

All Equestrian Training

Qualified riding coach Bruce Hughan is a respected instructor, horse breaker and trainer with a wealth of competition expertise.

Riding Lessons

Bruce provides tailored one-on-one and group coaching for riders of all ages, abilities and riding disciplines throughout north-east Victoria and beyond. Whether you’re a beginner rider or looking to master flying changes, Bruce’s patient and practical approach will guide you to an elevated riding style.

Breaking, Training &
Re-educating

You may need your young horse started so you can continue with your own training, or require more extensive training in ground work, saddle and harness. Bruce trains only a handful of horses at any one time on his Chiltern property, ensuring a highly personalised service for you and your horse.

Event Training

Bruce has had decades of success in dressage, show jumping, polo cross, campdrafting and fox hunting. You may be new to competing or want to take your techniques to the next level. Whether it’s working cows or advanced movements, Bruce has the expertise to help you excel.

Hire a Beautiful Horse Classic Carriage

Custom Horse Carriage Tours

Looking to book a wedding horse and carriage, winery or brewery tour, or something entirely different? We’d be happy to put a quote together for you.