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Gauchos in Argentina
from $3,249
Summary:
Start & finish at an exclusive & very secluded 6,000-acre working cattle farm that has been in the same Anglo-Argentine family for 4 generations. The estancia is 3,000 ft up between Pampas and the Andes
Departure Dates:
  • 2017 - dates on request - minimum 3 riders
  • Trip Length: 8 days /7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Cordoba Airport, Argentina (COR)
  • Riding Ability Required: You should be comfortable at a walk, trot and canter and fit enough to ride for 6 hours per day
  • Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour
Summary:
A flexible estancia stay learning to play polo or trail riding over the pampas. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, luxury boutique accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: All year round.
  • Trip Length: Estancia Stay and Polo Programme per night (7 nights recommended, minimum 3)
    4 Day Polo Programme: 4 days / 3 nights / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Flexible, riding/polo tuition morning and afternoon
    2-4hrs per day on average
  • Meeting point: Estancia, San Antonio de Areco
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels of rider are catered for from beginners to experienced riders.
  • Group Size: 2 - 15
  • Transfer: 2017: Private taxi transfers arranged, payable on site. For transfers from & to B.A US$ 120 per car. For transfers to & from Areco US$ 20. Please note that these are operated by third parties and not run by the resort.
Summary:
Working cattle estancia near Cordoba, Argentina. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, lovely accommodation and learn to play polo. All levels.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: Open all year, anytime arrival and departure.
  • Trip Length: Suggested 8 days/7 nights or as you wish. There is a minimum of 3 nights (5 nights over Christmas & New Year).
  • Approximate riding time per day: Flexible, on trails 4-6 hours. No riding on Sunday afternoons
  • Meeting point: Cordoba Airport, Argentina.
  • Riding Ability Required: All riding abilities catered for
  • Group Size: Max 12
  • Transfer: included from meeting point. Approx transfer time = 30 minutes.
Saltpans of Botswana
from $3,599
Summary:
Off the beaten track adventure riding in the vast Makgadikgadi Pans and Thamalakane bush, a full service safari. Interact with meercats.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017 Low season: 9, 14 Jan; 8, 13 Feb; 9, 14 Mar; 9 Apr; 19, 24 Dec
  • 2017 High Season: 14 Apr; 7, 21 May, 18, 25 June, 9, 16 Jul; 13, 27 Aug, 10, 24 Sept
  • Trip Length: 6d/5n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2016: £430 per person return for the light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun.
Summary:
Arguably the best ride in the world for good riders. Frequent big game sightings, fantastic riding on an unbeatable team of horses, luxury accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017:
  • Low season: January, February, March, December;
  • Mid season: March 31st to July 17th, November 1st to December 1st; High season: July 18th to October 31st.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights, 8 days/7 nights or 11 days/10 nights.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Post to trot 10 min and gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2017: from £250 per person each way (helicopter)
    Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire
Special Offer:
Exploratory ride date 30 Apr - 7 May and 13-20 May discounted. To join the exploratory ride riders must be willing to expect the unexpected as this is an exploratory ride! 8d/7n £2,439
Summary:
Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Set dates 2017: 30* Apr; 13* May; 1, 15 Jul; 15 Oct; 12 Nov; 11 Dec (*exploratory ride)
  • Trip Length: 8 day / 7 nights / 6 riding days
    Per night with a minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Riding for all levels
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2017: 30 minute drive from Maun and included
Summary:
Safari for all levels of rider along the Thamalakane River near the Okavango Delta and Maun, a full service safari.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round (high season 1 Jul - 31 Oct).
  • Trip Length: 3-7 nights
    Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day as desired
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Riding for all levels
  • Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2017: $20pp from Maun, $25pp from further afield lodges
Horse at Local Tope
from $1,979
Summary:
Superb getaway incorporating all the cultural aspects of the Guanacaste ranching region in Costa Rica
Departure Dates:
  • On request: November to July - High Season; August to Sept - Low Season
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Liberia airport, Costa Rica
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably. Min age 10
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approx. 30 minutes
Summary:
Historical Hacienda set in the Andean Mountains surrounded by snow capped volcaoes, riding for all abilities and mini trails into the cloud forest.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round (closed: 24 Dec - 2 Jan)
  • Trip Length: Hacienda stays can be arranged per night. We highly recommend a 7 night stay to include one of the mini trails
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito airport (UIO) or hotel
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate level: Walk, trot, canter (beginner riders can be accommodated on a separate programme with advance notice)
  • Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: $50 per car each way. Payable on site. Transfer time approx 1 hour
Riding on the Hacienda
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
A warm welcome awaits you at this exclusive Hacienda, from where you can ride out and enjoy the beauty and diversity of the Ecuadorian countryside.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: Please enquire, open all year round.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito Airport, Ecuador (UIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards.
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
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