Category: Stories from Spring Spur Stay

On a High Horse

A five-day ride through Victoria’s alpine country reinvigorates the soul I barely slept the night before we left Spring Spur homestead for five days’ trail riding deep inside Victoria’s Alpine National Park. Not because of discomfort, since the new accommodation wing is a five-star addition. Nor was I kept awake with feverish excitement. It was

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Myths and Mountains

Trail rides lead to a wilder past in Victoria’s high plains. Story and photos: Cam Cope APR 2014 With his left hand holding the reins and his right casually directing a packhorse by lead-rope, Lin Baird leans back in the saddle and glances over his shoulder. Stretched out behind him follow 18 horses saddled with

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Myths and Mountains

Trail rides lead to a wilder past in Victoria’s high plains. Story and photos: Cam Cope APR 2014 With his left hand holding the reins and his right casually directing a packhorse by lead-rope, Lin Baird leans back in the saddle and glances over his shoulder. Stretched out behind him follow 18 horses saddled with

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Easter Friday Moonlight Ride

BHA are running a moonlight ride followed by a ‘Long Table’ dinner Spring Spur Riders Lounge. This will be available to book soon. We will send out a tweet and post on Facebook when this ride will be available to book.

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Mount Bogong Packhorse Adventure

As you approach Spring Spur you can’t help but notice the imposing bulk of Mount Bogong, Victoria’s highest mountain, standing over the Kiewa Valley to the east. As a lone massif it is separated from the Bogong High Plains by the deep cut of the Big River, and basks in the summer warmth with it’s

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On a High Horse April 11, 2015

Myths and Mountains February 22, 2015

Myths and Mountains February 22, 2015

Easter Friday Moonlight Ride February 20, 2015

Mount Bogong Packhorse Adventure February 12, 2015