Waimak River Riding Centre was founded by Erika and Stan McStay in February 2001.
WRRC grew immensely under Erika and Stan’s management over the years. Establishing a much loved range of services including treks, lessons, leasing and holiday programs offered to our kiwi community and international visitors.
However, after 21 years of successful business Erika has passed the reins to Amelie Wouters-Reek and Dee Korkie as of May 2022. The business now runs under Waimak River Riding Centre Limited.
WRRC Ltd. is based upon the values of our horses’ well being and being able to share very memorable experiences with clients from all walks of life. We will continue to offer this in the form of treks, lessons, leasing and holiday programs whilst also taking a new direction with Dee and Amelie’s guidance. Being offering wellness programs. This is very exciting as our wonderful horses have so much to offer in the way of making one feel grounded and at peace. A large majority of the team of horses we work with have come to us from situations where they haven’t been treated the way they deserve. They have an understanding of this when working with people who have experienced the same. We are going to be offering tailor made wellness programs to suit every individual’s needs and goals whilst upholding a high standard of safety.
WRRC is located in a serene environment near the stunning Waimakariri River, which happens to be only 15 minutes from the central city, on the Northern boundary of the Christchurch City limit.
So please come and meet our truly remarkable horses as well as the experienced and knowledgeable staff for an experience you won’t forget.