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Endless views
from €1,635
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
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10, 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
Herding cattle in the Andes
from €1,669
Summary:

Visit the high Andes of north west Argentina on this unique trail. Ride on ancient Incan pathways, searching for cattle in the high altitude grasslands at 3,000m where condors circle overhead. You'll help the gauchos drive the cattle into corrals and assist with sorting and branding.This destination is for experienced riders who want to experience local Argentinian culture by taking part in one of the last truly authentic cattle drives in the world. Accommodation is in mountain cabins with two nights in a hotel for a true gaucho experience.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 2 (FULL) May; 10 Oct
  • 2021: 1 May; 2 Oct
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-9 hours
  • Meeting point: Salta Airport (SLA), Argentina
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Salta airport or city centre.
Desert portion of the ride
from €2,229
Summary:

Ride along ancient Inca trails in the Andes Mountains where life goes on as it has for centuries. From the dry Calchaquí desert on the west of the Dead Lion Range of the Andes, we cross at 3,000m (9,000ft) where condors roam and descend into a different world of lush green valleys and tropical forests of Lerma. 

En-route we stay in the homes of the local Calchaqui Indians with 3 nights of camping under the spectacular southern hemisphere stars in the high Andes, an unmissable experience. A relaxed ride with beds and hot showers all or most nights for riders who can walk, trot and canter.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 12 day programme: 27 Mar; 23 May; 9 Aug; 20 Sep; 15 Nov
  • 2020 9 day programme: 15 Mar; 12 May; 23 Aug; 13 Oct; 29 Nov
  • Tailor-made rides can also be arranged all year round
  • 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: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8. Ride may be confirmed for less than 6 at a supplement, see Prices and Dates tab.
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Salta for 9 day programme. 12 day programme approximately $60 one way per car (1-3 pax) from Buenos Aires Pistarini (international) or $30 from Buenos Aires Newbery (domestic).
Riding in Patagonia
from €1,635
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. In December 2020 this trail will coincide with the rare solar eclipse.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: On request between 1 November and 1 May 2021
  • 2020: Solar Eclipse Trail 12 December
  • 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.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
galloping gauchos
from €2,455
Summary:
Trail from one fazenda to another in the cattle farming backcountry of Brazil. Superb riding at all paces 5.500 ft surrounded by outstanding ever-changing scenery.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 24 Jan; 5 Apr; 24 Oct; 1 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 7 hrs
  • Meeting point: Florianopolis Airport (FLN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 5-15
  • Transfer: Transfers included, pick up approx. 12 noon and drop off approx. 11am.
Bulgaria Balkan Riding Week
from €885
Summary:

A week-long based stay with riding out around the Central Balkan National Park. Trips can be tailored to different experience levels and explore the pristine wilderness, meadows and mountains in Bulgaria.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available all year, Saturday arrivals.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest.
Autumn colours
from €1,045
Summary:

A ride on good horses exploring the high mountains of central Bulgaria with a focus on nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jun 6, 20; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sept 12, 26.
  • For groups of 4 or more other dates can be arranged between May and October.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 17:00 and departure after 12:00 on return. Other times can be arranged for a fee of €150 per car (1-3 pax) each way, payable on site. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours.
Riding through the Alberta Rockies
from €1,915
Summary:

Ride the Continental divide between Alberta and British Columbia in Canada on this 8-day trail. Travel high into the Canadian Rockies while supplies are transported by horse-drawn wagon through the valleys, leaving the riders free to pick up the pace between passes. Camping out in the wilderness, this is one for adventurous riders who want to get off the beaten track and explore this wildlife-filled region and not only at a walk.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Alberta Rockies Trail Ride: 16 Jun; 12 Jul (FULL); 9 Aug; 6 (FULL) Sep
  • 2020 Lost Trail; 26 July
  • Trip Length: Alberta Rockies Trail Ride: 7 nights/8 days/7 riding days
    Lost Trail: 6 nights/7 days/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: At the ranch, a 1h30 drive from Calgary Airport.
  • Riding Ability Required: Alberta Rockies Trail Ride: intermediate onwards.
    Lost Trail: advanced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
    2-12 (Lost Trail)
  • Transfer: 2020: Via taxi varies from C$110-C$180 per car one way from Calgary Airport, payable on-site.
Trail riding in Banff National Park
from €1,515
Summary:
6d/5n or 3d/2n pack trips through the stunning Banff National Park for all level of rider on well schooled reliable horses, staying in comfortable remote camps to fully enjoy the wilderness.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020 6 Day: Monday and Friday departures between 22 June and 7 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • 2020 3 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 9 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • 2021 6 Day: Monday, Wednesday and Friday departures between 21 June and 6 September
  • 2020 3 Day: Wednesday departures between 23 June and 8 September
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding or 3 days/2 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ranch
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or Brewster. From $118 per person return.
Taking part in a cattle drive
from €1,365
Summary:

Experience Canada's wild west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Guests can relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, riding out in small groups aboard quality horses. Non-riders can relax in the hot tub, go fishing or even try their hand at gold panning in the creek that runs through the ranch. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and riding for all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: 15 May - 15 Oct any day arrival, winter dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 2019: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
    2020: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Williams Lake Airport (YWL)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-15
  • Transfer: 2019: from Williams Lake available for C$130 round trip
    2020: from Williams Lake available for C$160 round trip 1st person (any additional C$80 pp) payable on site
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