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Crossing a river with a herd of horses
from $2,449
Special Offer:

10% off all departures for 2020 if booked by 1st November 2019

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:
  • 2019: 26 August (*denotes high season)
  • 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: 2019/20: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Iceland Northern Lights Short Break
from $1,179
Special Offer:

10% off all departures for 2020 if booked by 1st November 2019

Summary:
Great riding in the wilderness outside of Reykjavik, a chance to spot the illusive Northern Lights and enjoy the legendary nightlife of Iceland's capital.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 19 September; 3, 10 October
  • 2020: 12, 19 March; 17 September; 1, 8 October.
  • Trip Length: 3 days / 2 nights / 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Able to walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 16
  • Transfer: 2019/20: Included from BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik between 16:00 and 17:00
Riding with the herd in Iceland
from $2,545
Special Offer:

10% off all departures for 2020 if booked by 1st November 2019

Summary:

Head to northern Iceland on this unique tour, coinciding with the summer solstice. You'll sleep during the day and ride overnight, being guided by the golden light of the midnight sun. The trail includes riding on the beaches of northern Iceland and takes you to the top of the Mid Atlantic ridge. Simple accommodation is offered on a traditional Icelandic farm. The ideal break for intermediate riders wanting to experience the midnight sun in an remote, unspoilt region with some truly unique landscapes.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 16-21 June
  • Trip Length: 6 days / 5 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The BSÍ bus station in Reykjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground.
  • Usual Group Size: 12-20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
View of Volcano Trail
from $2,585
Special Offer:

10% off all departures for 2020 if booked by 1st November 2019

Summary:

Ride in the traditional way with a herd of Icelandic horses at all paces seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. Adventure trip.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 24 (full) August (*denotes high season).
  • 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: 2019/20: Included from BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik.
Canter in the desert on Marwari horses
from $4,059
Summary:
Visit and stay in some of the finest Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan over the Christmas and New Year holidays. After a fantastic ride on Christmas Day you spend the night in a luxury tented camp with a bonfire under the stars, while the horses rest nearby.

The Marwari horses are bold, fit and fast, making them the perfect companions for your journey. Accommodation and service levels throughout this holiday are second to none, this is a real luxury experience. Many of the hotels are converted palaces and mansions, and even when camping in remote areas you can be sure of a hot shower and a comfortable bed every night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 21 December - 3 January 2020
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 9 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Delhi Airport (DEL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 8-15
  • Transfer: 2018/9: All road transfers from meeting point are included. Internal airfare Jaipur/Delhi is not included and is currently estimated at US$154.
    Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes at peak times and 25 minutes for early morning/late night arrivals.
Cantering through the lake outside Castle Leslie
from $1,149
Summary:

A luxury break in Ireland with over a thousand acres of rolling hills, parkland and lakes to explore on horseback. Tuition for all levels, clinics by top competition riders and 300 cross country jumps are part of a top-quality range of facilities. Accommodation is in the four-star Lodge with it’s own bar and restaurant, and spa.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request from 1st January - 20th December. (Closed from 6 January until 5 February 2019)
  • Trip Length: Various packages from 4 to 8 days available
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours. The hours are flexible and can be taken as desired.
  • Meeting point: Castle Leslie
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginners onwards. Minimum riding age is 4 years old.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Payable on site. 1 person €100 pp each way, 2-5 people €40 pp each way, 6+ people €30 pp each way from Dublin and Belfast, airport or hotel. You can also book a taxi. Transfer times are approximately 1 hour from Belfast, 1.5 hours from Dublin and about 2.5 hours from Shannon.
Riding on the beach
from $1,779
Summary:
Guided riding along the beaches and mountains of Ireland based in a comfortable hotel right on the sea.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Mid season: 15 Jun; 6 (FULL), 21 Sept
  • 2019 High season: 17 Aug
  • 2020 Low season:16 May
  • 2020 Mid season: 23 May; 6, 20 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:

Lessons for all riding abilities: general, show-jumping, dressage, cross country. Excellent on site facilities, organised and comfortable.

Departure Dates:
  • Weekly from March to the end of September (please note that full board option is only available in June, July, August)
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n, 5d/4n or 4d/3n, can be tailor-made on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 hours tuition daily
  • Meeting point: Kilbeggan bus station
  • Riding Ability Required: From total beginner to advanced rider
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Kilbeggan Bus Station. (An hour and a half from Dublin)
Summary:

Gallop over golden sands and enjoy the traditional Irish hospitality on this fantastic short break.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Every Saturday from 11 May to 12 October.
  • 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: 2019: 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.
Alpaca farm in Israel
from $1,189
Summary:
A tailor-made short break in Israel staying on a friendly farm in the Negev desert with lots of faster riding available for confident riders. Accommodation is in comfortable cabins on the farm.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Fridays between February and June, September to November. Closed for July and August when it is too hot to ride. Please note that in the winter (November-February) can get quite cold in the desert.
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights/3 days riding. Extensions available on request.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8
  • Meeting point: Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, Ovda Airport or the farm
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate onwards. Riders must be confident at all paces in open spaces and fit enough to maintain long periods of trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2019: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.

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