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beach riding in Guanacaste
from $2,249
Summary:

Superb getaway incorporating all the cultural aspects of the Guanacaste ranching region in Costa Rica

Departure Dates:
  • On request all year round (except October)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: varies from 3 to 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Liberia airport, Costa Rica
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards, able to walk, trot and canter on a good horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: Can be arranged from Liberia Airport from $140 return. Payable on site.
Horse riding holiday in Havana
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
An excellent short break for those looking to mix horse riding with experiencing the local culture. After riding in the mornings, the afternoons are given to learning the national dance of Cuba, 'Son', with a professional dance teacher. There are plenty of other activities for non-riding friends and family making this a really inclusive holiday.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 20 February; 4 March; 5 November. Other dates available on request all year round.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel (usually Hotel Presidente)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in walk, trot and canter in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: One way transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on the last day of the programme for clients departing at 6pm or later. Transfer from Havana airport is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (€25)
Cuban cowboy on horseback
from $3,095
Summary:
Exploring the colonial and cultural heritage of central Cuba on horseback.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 22 November
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 5 hours.
  • Meeting point: Hotel in Havana (Hotel Presidente or similar)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter and some experience riding over rough terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from Havana airport on Day 1 is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (€25). One way transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on Day 10 for clients departing at 6pm or later.
Cuba Tabaqueros Trail
from $2,595
Summary:
A rich cultural and natural ride through the Green Province, the westernmost province of Cuba.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 14 November
  • Trip Length: 2020: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 6 hours. Most riding days are six hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel (usually Hotel Presidente)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter and some experience riding over rough terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 6-12
  • Transfer: One way group transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on the last day of the programme for clients departing at 6pm or later. Arrival transfer from Havana airport is not included, taxi cost is approximately 25 CUC (€25).
Shawn Hamilton on The Revolution Trail horse-riding holiday in Cuba
from $3,055
Summary:
This trail through Oriente, the Eastern Region of Cuba, takes you to the historical sites of the Cuban Revolution and lets you discover the beauty of the National Park of Sierra Maestra on horseback. The Revolution Trail suits riders who can walk, trot canter and also offers plenty of activities out of the saddle making it suitable for accompanying non-riders. This is a point to point trail offering accommodation in casas particulares (homestays), guesthouses and farmers accommodation along the route.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 4 December
  • Other dates on request.
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago de Cuba Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in walk, trot and canter in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 5-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Arrival transfer is included. Departure transfer is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (around £20) payable on-site.
The pacific coast beach
from $1,979
Summary:
Exceptional adventure holiday exploring the unspoilt coastline and interior of the Dominican Republic on horseback.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jan 18; Feb 8; Mar 14; May 16; Jun 13; Jul 11; Aug 8; Sept 26; Nov 7; Dec 5.
  • Other dates on request for 2 or more riders, open all year except 12 Dec - 4 Jan.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding or 13 days/12 nights/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably. Minimum age is 12.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from Punta Cana (20 mins). Transfers from La Romana or Santo Domingo are also possible for an extra charge.
Cotopaxi Volcano rising in the background
from $2,249
Summary:

Point to point trail along the Avenue of Volcanoes in the Ecuadorean Andes. Accommodation in various haciendas and one refuge en-route.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Avenue of Volcanoes: Jul 31; Sept 11; Oct 9; Dec 11.
  • 2020 Cotopaxi Volcano and Haciendas: Jan 17; Apr 3; Jun 16.
  • 2021 Avenue of Volcanoes: Jan 8; Feb 12; Apr 23; May 21; Jul 23; Sept 10, 24; Oct 8; Nov 19; Dec 15
  • 2021 Cotopaxi Volcano and Haciendas: Jan 15; Mar 26; Jun 18; Aug 6; Oct 22
  • Trip Length: 9 days/ 8 nights/ 7 days riding - Avenue of Volcanoes
    8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - Cotopaxi Volcano & Haciendas Ride
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito Airport (UIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders able to walk, trot and canter in varied terrain. Minimum age 10 years (must be a good rider).
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12 - Small group supplement payable for groups of 2/3.
  • Transfer: 2020/2021: return transfers from Quito airport are $100 return per car. Payable on site. Transfer time approximately 1 hour .
Summary:

Historical Hacienda set in the Andean Mountains surrounded by snow capped volcanoes, riding for all abilities and mini trails into the cloud forest.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round (closed: 23 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)
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: 2020/2021: return transfers from Quito airport are $100 return per car. Transfer time approximately 1 hour. Payable on site.
Mountains
from $3,505
Summary:
Point to point trail through the Ecuadorean Andes. Accommodation in various haciendas, hostels and campsites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Aug 14; Nov 20
  • 2021: Jan 29; Aug 20; Dec 3
  • Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights/10 days riding 3-6 hours per day
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-9 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito Airport (UIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders able to walk, trot and canter in varied terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2020/2021: Return transfers from Quito airport are $100 return per car. Transfer time approximately 1 hour. Payable on site.
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $1,935
Summary:
See the real Mexico on this trail which has a combination of beautiful nature and historic UNESCO towns along the historic Silver Route. Good riding, hotel accommodation and cultural highlights.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Aug 17; Sept 21; Oct 19; Nov 4.
  • 2021: Jul 19; Aug 16; Sept 20; Oct 18.
  • Other dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 2020: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours (may be over 7 hours on some days)
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit, confident intermediate onwards able to walk, trot and canter, maybe gallop depending on group. Long hours in the saddle, minimum age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Approximately $30 each way Payable on site

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