Horses are permitted on all Kāpiti beaches with restrictions on urban areas during summer as follows.
Between 11am – 5pm from 1 December to the end of daylight savings (currently the first Sunday in April), no person shall ride or lead a horse on the foreshore in the following restricted areas:
At all other times and locations, a person may ride or lead a horse on the foreshore.
Any horse brought onto the beach must be ridden in a safe and careful manner.
Horses may not be ridden onto dunes, as these areas are fragile and contain breeding birds and erosion control plants.