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Closes to the heart of the Gold Coast, family run horse riding school. We help you be happy and healthy through horse experiences.

Personalised professional business that cares about you having some fun, gaining confidence and developing skills in a safe environment
Horse Care, Handling, Connection, Balance, Advancement.  Even unique day out experiences that is so much more than a trail ride!

* Over 10yrs established operation

* Highly experienced instructors with over 35yrs of knowledge and passion.

* Best horses as acknowledged by reviews.
* Quality facilities- Check out our pics
* Beautiful & peaceful location
* We know what you want- we welcome feedback!

Horse Riding is a very unique experience. Mastering our program at the Bonogin Valley Horse Retreat can provide you a great opportunity to boost your general confidence, develop your skills in coordination, concentration, improve your general wellbeing and provide an exhilarating feeling of freedom! 

**Responsibility and care, Strength & empowerment, Ownership & knowledge for the very basics in everything horses

**Connecting on an emotional level, Concentration,  Confidence development, Challenge & achievement, The perfect way to start your riding journey

**Discover the variety of equine disciplines you can learn, Ride, Relax, Enjoy

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Enjoy our property in the peaceful Bonogin Valley.  The following facilities make up our equine paradise:
  • Five well maintained horse-friendly fenced paddocks. 
  • 6 large stables and washbay area.
  • Professionally built sand arena plus a training round yard.
  • A 'Chill out' zone while you wait and watch for your child to complete their learning experience. Here you can enjoy the peaceful surroundings reading and enjoy a quality cappucino or tea from our coffee beverage menu.

Sand Arena

This professionally built weather resistant sand arena is the learning centre for all students. It provides the safest possible riding environment for both horse and rider. Strict safety measures apply when learning.

It is mandatory that students only mount within the arena and must wear Australian Standard Helmets and appropriate footwear. It is recommended to wear jeans/jodphurs and a long sleeved shirt to prevent sunburn. Sunglasses are not permitted whilst riding.



Our round yard is the ideal start for new riders. Many our first timers have experienced the round yard located in a tranquil, shaded tree line.


Round Yard



We provide excellent quality stabling for your horse that can accommodate 6 horses with ease.
Stable design was intended to maximise the welfare of your horse;

  • Each stable is a generous size
  • Steel construction for strength
  • Rubber lined for horses safety
  • Has a porous floor for hygiene
  • Floor is layered with a generous cover of warm clean bedding.


Bonogin Valley Horse Retreat

Ch7 Features Bonogin Valley Horse Retreat

Bonogin Valley Horse Retreat was showcased on Channel 7 "Great South East" and "Weekender" programs.
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