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Albania Ancient Pathways
from $1,069
Summary:
A mountainous trail ride staying in local guesthouses encountering medieval monuments and welcoming Balkan culture for intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: Every Sunday from 5 Mar to 30 Apr and 1 Oct to 26 Nov. Also 14, 28 May; 11, 25 Jun; 9, 23 Jul; 6, 20 Aug, 3, 17 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2017: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra: €70 return per person, 225 km, 3-4 hours
    Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person, 64km, 1 hour. If flying to Corfu, get the ferry to Saranda (available 2 -4 times per day, fast one 30 minutes and slow one 1h.15 minutes. Own cost.)
Albania Kings Army Route
from $1,155
Summary:
Mountainous trail ride at a steady pace to the coast encountering medieval monuments, communist past and welcoming Balkan culture.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 7, 21 May; 4, 18 Jun; 2, 16, 30 Jul; 6, 13, 20, 27 Aug; 10, 24 Sept
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: 2017: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra: €70 return per person, 225 km, 3-4 hours
    Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person, 64km, 1 hour
Argentina Andes Mountain Crossing
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
Fast riding on a well supported camping trip, for fit and experienced riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 20117: this ride can be organised for a mimimum of 12 riders in January and February (FULL).
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Chapelco Airport, San Martin de Los Andes(CPC) or Bariloche Airport (BRC)
  • Riding Ability Required: This ride is for experienced and fit riders only. Minimum age 12.
  • Group Size: 10-12
  • Transfer: Included from San Martin de Los Andes Airport. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes
    Transfers are also available from Bariloche. Transfer time is approximately two hours
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.
Endless views
from $1,749
Summary:
Ride through incredible Andes Mountain scenery at the highest part of the Andes near Mendoza. Highlights for those without the time to cross the full range.
Departure Dates:
  • Dates upon request from October to May
  • Trip Length: 6 days / 5 nights / 4 days riding
    Optional extra days can be arranged
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Mendoza Airport MDZ
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice but with opportunities for faster riding for more experienced riders. Min age 10
  • Group Size: 6-10, ride may be confirmed for less than 6 for a supplement, see detailed prices
  • Transfer: Approximately $60 one way per car (1-3 pax) from Buenos Aires Pistarini (international). Approx transfer time is 30 minutes. Transfer included from Mendoza Airport, approx transfer time is 1.5 hours
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.
Desert portion of the ride
from $1,655
Summary:
Explore the inca trails on horseback, including the tropical forests and crystal clear streams of the Lerma Valley, the Calchaquí desert with its multicoloured mountains and the Cafayate Creek with its red hills, a breathtaking contrast.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 9 day programme - 12, 22 Mar; 13 April; 7 May; 3 Sept; 30 Oct; 26* Nov
  • 2017: 12 day programme - 23 Apr; 6**, 20** Aug; 15 Oct; 12* Nov
  • Tailor-made rides can also be arranged all year round (*Polo Open, **Tango World Cup).
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding OR
    12 days/ 11 nights/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: 9 day: Salta Airport (SLA)
    12 day: Buenos Aires Airport (EZE)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice (confident) to experienced. The pace of the ride is slow overall but there are opportunities for those who like to canter and gallop.
  • Group Size: 6-10. Ride may be confirmed for less than 6 at a supplement, see Prices and Dates tab.
  • Transfer: Approximately $60 one way per car (1-3 pax) from Buenos Aires Pistarini (international) or $30 from Buenos Aires Newbery (domestic) . Approx transfer time is 30 minutes. Included from hotel to domestic airport for internal flight on Day 2. Transfer included to Salta airport at the end of the ride. Transfer not included from Buenos Aires domestic airport or International Airport on departure
Argentina Pioneers of Patagonia
from $1,389
Summary:
A six night adventure through the pristine wilderness of Patagonia in Argentina. The trails take you over uninhabited land that can only be reached on horseback and the group camp in unspoilt places.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: On request between 1st November 2016 and 1st May 2017.
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
    Optional extra days can be arranged
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: San Martin de los Andes Airport, Argentina (CPC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice (confident) but with opportunities for faster riding for more experienced riders. Min age 9.
  • Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
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