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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 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
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.
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: 25 Jun, 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.
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
Yeeha!
from $1,109
Summary:
A cattle ranch in unspoilt countryside with western tuition for intermediate riders onwards. Also varied riding out.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 5 May to 22 October holidays run from Friday to Friday.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Beziers Airport (BZR)
  • Riding Ability Required: Standard Programme: Intermediate plus.
    Learner Programme: Beginners onwards.
    Minimum age 16
  • Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: Beziers - €75 per person return payable on site. Transfer time is approximately 1.5 hours. Flights should be engaged to arrive by 5 pm to Beziers Airport and departure after 14:00 as departure transfer is available after 11am. Transfers from Carcassonne can be arranged if there are no flights to Beziers (€100)
Summary:
Monty Roberts Join Up course by a certified trainer on a Western Ranch in the beautiful Algarve. Western schooled horses trained using natural horsemanship, tuition on the trail.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 22 April; 7 October
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/ 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-7
  • Meeting point: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner and advanced programmes
    Minimum age: 18
  • Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: From Faro airport - €80 per person return. Transfer time is approx 1 hour.
Summary:
Western Ranch in good rugged riding country in the beautiful Algarve. Western schooled horses trained using natural horsemanship, tuition on the trail.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: Any day start and finish from 1 March to 2 June; 7 June to 4 August and 27 August to 31 October.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding. Shorter stays are available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: Beginner: 18hrs/week (approx 3hrs/day and no full day ride)
    Advanced: 22hrs/week (approx 3-4hrs/day plus a full day ride)
  • Meeting point: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner and advanced programmes
    Minimum age: 18
  • Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2017: From Faro airport - €80 per person return. Transfer time is approx 1 hour.
Summary:
All round fun riding holiday with non dangerous game viewing, tuition in jumping, cross country and cattle work, superb selection of horses. Everyone will enjoy this one!
Departure Dates:
  • Flexible - minimum stay 3 nights
  • 2017 High Season: 15 Feb-30 April; 1 July- 9 Nov; 11 Dec- 10 Jan
  • Low Season all other dates
  • Camp Davidson: Same price all year around
  • Trip Length: As desired although a minimum stay of three nights applies throughout the year
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours but very flexible
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg International Airport (O R Tambo Airport), South Africa (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels.
  • Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2017: £88 per person each way at set times. Arrival: 10.30 transfer from JNB. Departure: 14.00 transfer from the ranch
    Private transfers can also be arranged for £187 each way per car for 1-12 pax. Transfer time is approximately 3 hours
Summary:
Three miles from downtown Tombstone, famous for the OK Corral shootout, surrounded by miles of rugged, open country, with views of the Dragoon Mountains this ranch offers a varied riding programme suitable for all levels of riders and families  as well as a variety of other activities in the heart of Cochise County.
Departure Dates:
  • Open all year round any day arrival, no minimum stay
  • Trip Length: Any length stay can be booked (Saturday arrival to be 2 nights)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1 hr to 5 hrs - depending on experience and ride length.
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS)
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards
  • Group Size:
  • Transfer: Not included and needs to be booked prior to arrival, payable on site.
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