Salta Horses rates 10 out of 10

with Michelle Sharp CEO Unicef NZ


“Whether you are building a new team, you have someone joining a well established team, or you have a business problem to solve, a day out of the office at Salta Horses is a unique and powerful way to promote critical thinking and team building.”


A unique professional development experience

"It's what you learn after you know everything that really counts" - Tom Dorrence.

Engaging - Hands on - Memorable

Salta Horses is a unique learning and development provider based in North Canterbury New Zealand.

Our qualified, experienced team work with individuals, whānau and workplace teams in a beautiful rural setting in the Waimakariri district, just 40 minutes-drive north of Christchurch.

All activities are done on the ground with our gentle horses in a safe environment. There is no horse riding  involved. Anyone can take part, even if you have never been near a horse before.

Learning and Development

Looking for a memorable learning and development experience? Our team building and leadership programmes offer horse-assisted learning opportunities in a peaceful, rural setting in North Canterbury.

  • Overcome communication challenges

  • Explore team dynamics

  • Expand  leadership skills

  • Discover strategic insights

Every programme is fully customised to meet the needs of your business. You’ll be surprised at what you will learn and apply in your own lives from your work with our horses. 

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Horse - Assisted Personal Development


We can support you to enhance your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing so that you can:

  • Strengthen relationships

  • Improve communication skills

  • Reduce stress and nurture resilience


Our trauma informed approach combines horse interaction with talking therapy in an outdoor, private, natural setting. Our team includes an equine specialist and a mental health professional.

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