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Welcome to Unicorn Trails, a home for horse lovers, adventurers and everything in between. Whether you’re looking for a life-changing experience or just an escape from your day-to-day you’re in good company.

Our horseback tours have been curated by a team of horse riders, horse lovers, vets and adventure holiday enthusiasts. Take a look around, download a brochure or simply reach out to a friendly member of the team, your next adventure awaits.

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Unicorn Trails: The Home of Horse Riding Holidays

Unicorn Trails is a place for horse lovers, thrill-seekers, adventurers, and everything in between. Our mission is to provide unforgettable horse riding holidays all across the globe. We take great pride in offering curated tours that are designed to suit riders of every skill level. Whether you're a seasoned equestrian or just starting out, we have the perfect adventure for you. Our friendly team is composed of passionate riders, expert vets, and adventure enthusiasts who have sought out the most exciting destinations for horseback exploration. From the countryside of Ireland to the majestic mountains of Peru and the wild plains of Botswana, we have something for everyone. With Unicorn Trails, you can experience the thrill of riding in beautiful locations while bonding with your trusty steed and making new friends along the way.

But what truly sets us apart is our commitment to providing independent and expert advice. We're not just another tour company - we're passionate about horses and dedicated to giving you an authentic and unforgettable experience. So, come join us on the adventure of a lifetime and start creating unforgettable memories today.

Our Story
It all started when our founder, Wendy Hofstee, embarked on a journey around the world that would forever change her life's course. As a veterinary surgeon, seasoned traveller, and horse enthusiast, Wendy had the opportunity to meet incredible individuals from all corners of the world who not only shared her passion for horses but also introduced her to exhilarating equestrian experiences. But with the good came the bad, and Wendy witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of neglect and improper care towards horses. Driven to make a difference, Wendy founded Unicorn Trails in 1998, dedicated to providing riders with exceptional horseback riding experiences while prioritising the welfare of the horses. Thanks to Wendy's visionary leadership and passion for horses, Unicorn Trails sets the industry standard for exceptional equestrian travel experiences for riders of all levels.

Today, our passion for horses shines bright! As a team, we are thrilled to share our love for these magnificent animals with you. It's our top priority to provide you with an unforgettable equestrian holiday that includes fun, adventure, and remarkable horse riding. We go above and beyond to select the best horseback vacations around that world, ensuring that you will have an experience that is truly extraordinary. We want to help you create lasting memories that you will cherish forever. So, why settle for an ordinary vacation when you can have a one-of-a-kind horse riding adventure holiday? Don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly team if you have any questions or simply want to know more. Contact us today, and let's plan your next incredible experience together!

Worldwide Horseback Riding Vacations
Are you tired of your same old routine? Do you crave adventure and want to experience something truly remarkable? Why not consider taking a horseback riding vacation? Our equestrian adventures offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the world on horseback. Picture yourself cantering through open fields, taking in the breathtaking scenery around you, or discovering hidden gems like secluded waterfalls or ancient ruins. These are the moments you'll remember forever, and you won't find them on any ordinary vacation. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a beginner, our team of experts will help find the perfect equestrian vacation for you that suits your level of experience and your personal preferences. So why not switch things up and take a journey like no other? Saddle up and get ready for the ride of a lifetime! Book one of our incredible horseback riding vacations today, we promise you won’t regret it!

Discover the World on Horseback on One of Our Equestrian Holidays
Picture yourself on horseback, riding through the breathtaking landscapes of a new country. The wind in your hair, the sun on your skin, and the whole world at your feet. Our equestrian holidays invite you to experience the natural beauty of the world in a way that few others can. From horse riding safari tours and working ranch vacations to horse trekking holidays, there is something for everyone looking for an adventure. Imagine seeing incredible wildlife up close and personal, or riding through a valley flanked by snow-capped mountains. With every stride, you will feel a sense of freedom and connection to nature that only horseback riding can offer. 

However, planning a horse riding holiday can be overwhelming. With so many stunning destinations to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to go. That's where our expert team comes in. We're here to offer you independent advice and help you select the best destination for your equestrian getaway. Whether you're an experienced rider or a beginner, we have options that will cater to your skill level and preferences.
Explore approved riding schools across the UK, catering to beginners, lapsed riders, or seasoned equestrians looking to enhance their skills and fitness for an unforgettable horse riding holiday. Find participating schools listed here, and contact them directly to book appointments, referencing Unicorn Trails. All featured establishments are registered and approved by the British Horse Society or the Association of British Riding Schools, ensuring quality training for your riding adventure.

From the scenic routes of Europe and the unique terrains of Africa to the diverse landscapes of the USA, our horse riding holidays provide the perfect opportunity to explore nature, get your adrenaline pumping, and create unforgettable memories. So, why not let us help you plan your next adventure?

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“Excellent holiday - couldn't fault a thing!”

LS of Scunthorpe

“I went solo traveling to Sweden this winter. On the Winter Wonderland trip. Amazing scheduling, quickest response time ever to any question I had. Trip of a lifetime really. Highly recommended!!!”

Szonja Oroszlán
Google Review

“I had the most amazing holiday, everyone and everything was fantastic! Our guide was great, he tried to make sure that everyone's needs were met.”

KJ of London

“I work professionally in equine welfare, and am one of the fussiest welfare fault-finders you will ever find. These horses were fit. Tack was comfortable and safe, in very good condition. My horse was an utter joy for the whole 6 days.”

DB of Stockport

“I’ve never been made to feel so welcome or had such a good laugh on holiday before. At the same time safety was obviously paramount but done in such a way that we all felt completely confident in our mounts & ride leader.”

NW of Nantwich

“ We felt that unicorn had a more ethical/ environmental/ moral slant to their holiday.”

CP of Fortrose


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