Horse riding holidays can provide a participatory experience for the whole family.
- riding suitable for children who are enthusiastic riders;
- separate children's riding programs while parents ride;
- swimming pool and/or many other children's activities;
- activities for other non-riding family members
- child appropriate meal times
- babysitting facilities
- tuition for children or other beginners in the family
You've either never ridden or may have had a few lessons. You may be able to trot or ride out at a walk.
You've mastered the basic aids in walk, trot and canter. You're confident on a well-schooled horse in walk, rising trot (posting), and for short periods of canter in a school or even outside.
You're a secure and confident rider on a well-schooled horse at all paces including a fast canter in open country. You're happy to ride for several hours and may have some jumping experience.
You're an experienced rider, confident and relaxed on horseback. You ride regularly, have an independent seat and soft hands. You're capable of handling a spirited horse in open country and are happy to jump. You have experience of riding a variety of horses.
Does not wish to ride.
Like riding at home, service levels, language, standards and comforts similar to home.
A little different from home, there may be language barriers or different ways of doing things, still quite comfortable, may be unpredictable parts or some rugged terrain.
Different accommodations, attitudes or methods of riding are used to normal riding at home, may have challenging terrain, long days or itinerary changes, may involve camping or not so comfortable accommodation. An appetite for exploration and new experiences required.
Extreme adventure, very challenging terrain and possible extreme or fast changing weather requiring adaptation of the itinerary, must be very flexible, good humoured and fit.
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Working cattle estancia near Cordoba, Argentina. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, lovely accommodation and learn to play polo. All levels.
2017: Open all year, anytime arrival and departure.
2018: 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 Córdoba Pajas Blancas airport or Rio Ceballos (but not Córdoba central) between 08.00 and 20.00. All other transfer requests will be quoted on a case by case basis.. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour
Combine with the Okavango Delta Ride to make a 13d/12n holiday and save £320 off the overall price for rides starting 30 April and 17 September. This offer can also apply to rides starting 13 May and 1 July with an additional day between the two rides - we can assist guests to find accommodation in Maun if required.
Off the beaten track adventure riding in the vast Makgadikgadi Pans and Thamalakane bush, a full service safari. Interact with meercats.
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.
2018: from £260 per person each way (helicopter). Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire.
Combine with the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans to make a 13d/12 trip and save £320 off the overall price for rides starting 30 April and 17 September. This offer can also apply to rides starting 13 May and 1 July with an additional day between the two rides - we can assist guests to find accommodation in Maun if required.
Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.
Shorter stays available all year round on request.
(* denotes mid season, ** denotes high season.)
For shorter stays low season is 1 Jan - 31 Mar and 1 Oct - 31 Dec; mid season is 1 Apr - 30 Jun; high season is 1 Jul - 30 Sept).
Trip Length: 8 day / 7 nights / 6 riding days
Also available on a nightly basis with a minimum stay of 3 nights
Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
Meeting point: Maun Airport, Botswana (MUB)
Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
Group Size: 2 - 8
Transfer: 2017: 30 minute drive from Maun and included for 7n stays. For stays booked by the night a fee of approx. £35 applies, payable at time of booking.
2018: Included from Maun airport, approx. 30 minutes.
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