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beach gallop in the surf!
from $1,389
Summary:

Point to point trail for fit intermediate riders onwards, lots of fun with very good horses. There is fantastic beach riding available all year round, basic accommodation and organisation, riding around 40km/6hrs each day at all paces.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Feb 16, 23; Mar 1, 15, 22; Apr 5, 12, 19, 26; May 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun 7, 14, 21, 28; Jul 5*, 12*, 26*; Aug 9*, 16*, 30; Sept 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8 (* includes 1 night camping)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport, France (BOD) Or you can go to Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit intermediate riders onwards. Must be confident at all paces including gallop and comfortable riding for long periods over rough and challenging terrain. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-14
  • Transfer: 2020: From Bordeaux Airport at 16:00, minimum of 2 people for €45 per person each way. Return transfer for flights departing after 12:30. Payable on site. Hire cars are available at the airport.
Horse and rider on mountain top
from $1,715
Summary:

An exciting trail with varied terrain on fit Anglo-Arab horses offering an insight into the culture of the Pays Basque region as well as beach riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 3, 17, 31; Jun 14, 28*; Sept 6, 20; Oct 4.
  • (* indicates High Season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 Or you can go to Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident at all paces and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: €90 per person return, payable on-site. The transfer departs Bordeaux airport at 14:00 on the arrival day and arrives back at the airport at around 11:30 on the final day. Riders should make sure their flights arrive with time to clear security before 14:00 and book their flights to depart after 13:00 on the departure day.
Trail past walled towns of Aquitane
from $1,689
Summary:
An exciting trail with varied terrain on fit Anglo-Arab horses offering an insight into the culture of the Aquitaine region as well as beach riding.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 19; May 3*, 17*, 31*; Sept 20*; Oct 18. (*denotes high season).
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n (6 days riding)
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 or Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders confident at all paces and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: 2020: €90 per person return, payable on-site. The transfer departs Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 on Day 1, returning to the airport at approx. 11:30. Please book flights landing before 13:00 and depart after 13:00.
Swimming with the horses
from $1,495
Summary:

Head to Rhodes for this circular trail taking in beaches, wooded valleys and ancient history. Confident riders can discover hidden villages, mountain trails, wine tasting and monasteries. There's also beach riding and the chance to swim with your horse in the sea, all rounded off by delicious Mediterranean meals.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 22 Mar; 5, 26 Apr; 10 (FULL) 17 May (FULL); 7 Jun; 27 Sep; 18 Oct; 1 Nov; 22 Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Rhodes International Airport (RHO), Greece
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards - riders should be able to walk, trot and canter and ride on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Rhodes airport is €60 each way per booking, payable on-site.
Horses in Rhodes
from $1,239
Summary:

Explore this picture-perfect Greek island on horseback by visiting this friendly Western ranch. Experience wild swimming, mountain panoramas and delicious Mediterranean food. You'll discover ancient Byzantine treasures and hidden waterfalls on this week-long based stay. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday who want to combine riding with days on the beach.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Any day arrivals between April-October
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-4.5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Rhodes International Airport (RHO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards - riders should be able to walk, trot and canter for short periods.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Rhodes airport is €60 each way per booking, payable on-site.
Crossing a river with a herd of horses
from $2,505
Summary:

The North of Iceland is known for its spectacular natural sights and diverse landscape. We ride along soft riding tracks ideal for “tölting”, the unique extra gait of the Icelandic Horse seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. This tour was nominated by the Sunday Times as one of the 10 best trails in the world.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 22, 29* June; 6*, 13* July; 10*, 17*, 24 August (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding - approx. 160km.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. A sense of adventure is also required. Minimum age 8.
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
View of Volcano Trail
from $2,549
Summary:

Ride in the traditional way with a herd of Icelandic horses at all paces seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. A fast-paced point to point trail, riding with a free herd of horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 6, 20 June; 15*, 29 August (*denotes high season).
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - approx. 185km
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 18
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik.
Riding on the beach
from $1,819
Summary:

Along Ireland's northwest coast in County Donegal, long stretches of stunning sandy beaches are interspersed with towering cliffs that plunge dramatically into the foaming sea. Each day you will take a different trail where you will discover contrasting landscapesand fantastic gallops in the tidewater. The horses are mostly Irish Hunters and native Connemaras, all safe and sturdy with excellent stamina and gentle natures. The hotel is a delightful family-run property with everything one would expect in terms of amenities and stylish décor. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low season:16 May (FULL)
  • 2020 Mid season: 23 May; 6, 20 (FULL) Jun; 4, 26 Sept
  • 2020 High season: 4 Jul; 22 Aug
  • Trip Length: 8 day /7 night weekly rides
  • Approximate riding time per day: about 6 hours
  • Meeting point: The Hotel
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, intermediate riders happy to ride at all paces . Min age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Not included from Dublin airport - take a direct bus from the airport to the hotel, see Sample Itinerary for more information.
Summary:

Experience the renowned charm of the region and the tranquility of some truly impressive and beautiful scenery. The Irish bred horses are willing, reliable and safe allowing you time to take in the sights. Gallop over golden sands and enjoy the traditional Irish hospitality on this fantastic short break.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Every Saturday from 9 May to 10 October.
  • Trip Length: 4 days, 3 nights, 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4+ hours
  • Meeting point: Kerry (KIR), Cork (ORK) or Shannon (SNN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter comfortably with a secure seat
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2020: Prices are approximate and each way per vehicle: Kerry €26 1-3pax €40 4-8pax, Cork €140 1-3pax €160 4-8 pax and Shannon €180 1-3pax €200 4-8pax. Transfer times are approximately as follows; Cork 2 hours, Shannon 2-hours and Kerry 15-minutes. Payable on site.
Riding on the beaches in Ireland
from $1,855
Summary:

Enjoy good paced riding through the Killarney National Park, exploring the highlands, riding over mountain passes, beside lakes, galloping along miles of golden beaches and walking over Irish bog lands: the classic Irish scenery of the South. The Irish bred horses are willing, reliable and safe allowing you time to take in the sights. Knowledgeable, experienced guides lead all the trails and riders are split by ability so no-one's enjoyment is spoilt and everyone meets up for dinner in the evenings. Accommodation is in comfortable twin bedrooms in B&B's along the way.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Every Saturday from 9 May to 10 October.
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Kerry (KIR), Cork (ORK) or Shannon (SNN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter comfortably with a secure seat
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2020: Prices are approximate and each way per vehicle: Kerry €26 1-3pax €40 4-8pax, Cork €140 1-3pax €160 4-8 pax and Shannon €180 1-3pax €200 4-8pax. Transfer times are approximately as follows; Cork 2 hours, Shannon 2-hours and Kerry 15-minutes. Payable on site.

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