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Riding in wild meadows
from £1,425
Summary:
Explore the wilderness of Canada with expert trackers and assist with conservation efforts from this friendly dude ranch. Staying on-site each night, trails into the nearby mountains are home to all sorts of special native species. This is also ideal for non-riding partners who can participate in wildlife treks or other activities on the ranch.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 1 May to 31 October. 4 day programmes start Mondays or Thursdays. 7 day programmes start on Sundays
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights
    Extra nights available upon request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-20. Trail rides will be split according to ability with a maximum of 7 per group.
  • Transfer: 2020: Approx. £235 per person return from Vancouver. Special group rates available, please enquire. Transfers are payable in advance.
Riding in Patagonia
from £1,345
Summary:

Head to the unparrelled wilderness of Northern Patagonia on this week-long farm stay. This destination is remote and for those looking to experience the peace & tranquility of real Patagonian life, far from the usual tourist trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Tuesday to Tuesday, all year-round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 to 5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Balmaceda Airport, Chile (BBA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice, intermediate or advanced riders are welcome
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfer from/to Balmaceda Airport is included if arriving/leaving at set times. If you require a transfer outside of these times the cost is $300 USD one way, payable on-site.
Horse at Local Tope
from £1,485
Summary:
Superb getaway incorporating all the cultural aspects of the Guanacaste ranching region in Costa Rica
Departure Dates:
  • On request: November to July - High Season; August to Sept - Low Season
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Liberia airport, Costa Rica
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably. Min age 10
  • Usual Group Size: 2-7
  • Transfer: Can be arranged from Liberia Airport from $120 return. Payable on site.
beach riding in Guanacaste
from £1,485
Summary:

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

Departure Dates:
  • On request (High season November - July; Low season August and September)
  • 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 $120 return. Payable on site.
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)
Shawn Hamilton on The Revolution Trail horse-riding holiday in Cuba
from £2,029
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:
  • 2019: 30 Nov - 8 Dec
  • 2020: 28 Feb; 5 Dec
  • Other dates on request.
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/4 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: 2019/2020: Arrival transfer is included. Departure transfer is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (around £20) payable on-site.
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: Return transfers from Quito are $100 return per car. Transfer time approximately 1 hour Payable on site.
Summary:

Head to Egypt for year round sun and fantastic beach and desert riding on spirited Arab horses. The ideal break for families or riders who are travelling with non riding companions, this destination offers luxury 5 star hotel accommodation alongside resort activities, camel riding, boat trips and 3 hours riding per day.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Dates available on request year round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Hurghada International Airport (HRG)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Transfer from/to airport is included
Summary:
Based stay and flexible for all riders and great for families with non-riders. Explore miles of golden sandy beaches, shaded forests, watersports and typical French cuisine.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: All year round (closed 20 December - 10 January). Sunday arrivals, please speak to Travel Advisor.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights. Longer/shorter stays can be taken.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Flexible but from 2-6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport or Morcenx train station, France
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: 2019/20: €45 per person each way from Bordeaux for 2-8 people, payable on site. Please arrange flights to arrive before 15:30 and depart after 13:00. Transfers for 1 person can often be arranged from Bordeaux, otherwise pick-up will be at Morcenx train station.
Summary:

A beautiful 19th century French chateau with excellent food in a traditional area. Modern comforts are blended seamlessly with antique furniture and original art making for a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

Glorious views from all the windows over rolling countryside or the schooling arenas and all weather gallop. The horse riding caters for all abilities and ages in rolling French countryside.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: Open 7 days a week from 1 March to 31 December; closed on Sundays and Mondays from October to December (apart from between 16 Oct and 4 Nov).
  • 2019/20: Low season: 1 March - 30 April; 1 October - 31 December
  • 2019/20: Mid season: 1 May - 30 June; 1-30 September
  • 2019/20: High season: 1 July - 31 August
  • Discounted early Booking prices are available for bookings made 60 days or more in advance, please enquire
  • Trip Length: Per night, minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2hrs per full day - more can be booked on site
  • Meeting point: Taxi transfer from Moulins sur Allier train station which is 2hr 20min fast train from Gare du Lyon, Paris.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner, faster riding for experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2019/20: By taxi from the train station, approximately €39/vehicle one way, payable on site. Price is double on Sundays. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes.
    From Clermont-Ferrand Airport: €145 one way

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