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Summary:
A 15,000 acre self sufficient working ranch in northern Patagonia. Ride out each day where the mighty Andes rise up behind you, or ride into the neighbouring Indian reservation. Look out for wildlife of the area, especially condors.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: Season runs from 1 September to 30 April, any day arrival and departure
  • Trip Length: A stay of seven nights is recommended. There is a minimum stay of three nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Chapelco Airport, San Martin de Los Andes (CPC)
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels catered, experienced riders separated. Minimum age 12.
  • Group Size: Max 12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes.
    Transfers can be also be arranged from Bariloche; please enquire for cost.
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.
Riding on the Beach
from $1,645
Summary:
The best of both worlds! Ride through lush forests and open scrub, then cool off with a gallop along miles of golden sands.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 2, 19 Jan; 2, 19 Feb; 2, 15 Mar; 13, 21, 30 Apr; 18 May; 1, 18 Jun; 2, 16, 30 Jul; 13, 31 Aug; 14, 28 Sep; 12, 26 Oct; 9, 26 Nov; 10, 26* Dec.
  • *Please note the 26 Dec ride is 5 nights*
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3.5 - 6 hours
    2hr beach ride
  • Meeting point: Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) or Kendall train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Must be able to canter and gallop.
  • Group Size: 2-4
  • Transfer: Included from Port Macquarie Airport at around 5:15pm or Kendall train station at 6:15pm. Drop off on final day 10:30 at Port Macquarie Airport or 9am at Kendall train station.
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
Riding through water at sunset
from $2,835
Summary:
Experience three different fazendas on this fascinating holiday to gain an insight into the Pantanal culture. Wildlife, cultural and riding highlights.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 12 Apr; 3 May; 7 Jun; 15 Jul; 9 August; 6, 27 Sept
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/7 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Minimum 4 hours, may be up to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Campo Grande Airport, Brazil (CGR)
  • Riding Ability Required: Caters for novice riders through to advanced
  • Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: From Campo Grande Airport to the Pantanal return via road is included. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours 10 minutes.
View of the Iguacu Falls in Brazil
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
An escorted visit to one of the most incredible natural phenomenons in the world. An unmissable extension for rides in Argentina and Brazil.
Departure Dates:
  • Any day arrival
  • Trip Length: 2n/3d
  • Approximate riding time per day:
  • Meeting point: Iguaçu Airport, Brazil (IGU)
  • Riding Ability Required:
  • Group Size: Any
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
View of Rio de Janeiro
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
Rio de Janeiro city and beach extension
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request
  • Trip Length: 6 days/ 5 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day:
  • Meeting point: Rio De Janeiro Airport, Brazil
  • Riding Ability Required:
  • Group Size: Any
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Summary:
Set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Canada this small working cattle ranch is the real thing. On 2 week programmes guests will experience cattle work and learn the basic techniques of working cattle and ranch roping.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017 Ranch stay and short break: 16, 23 Jul; 6, 20, 27 Aug; 3, 10, 17 Sept.
  • 2017 Cattle drives: 28 May (FULL); 13 Aug (1 space remaining); 27 Sept (FULL) (experienced riders only).
  • 2017 Branding Week: 4 June
  • 2017 Cowpuncher: 16 July; 20, 27 Aug
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights - cowpuncher
    7 days / 6 nights - ranch stay, cattle drives & branding week
    5 days / 4 nights - short break
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Calgary International airport (YYC). Set transfer pickup time is between noon and 6pm on Sundays and the drop off time is between noon and 6pm on Saturdays.
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. For cattle drives riders must be at intermediate level due to the rough terrain and long hours in the saddle. Minimum age 12.
  • Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2017: C$315 return for a single passenger and C$52.50 return for every additional passenger. Payable on site. Approx. transfer time 2 hours.
    Alternatively take the Red Arrow bus from Calgary for a total cost of C$90pp.
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