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Canter in the desert on Marwari horses
from SEK40,305
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:
  • 2020: 21 December - 3 January 2021
  • 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: 2020: 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.
Alpaca farm in Israel
from SEK11,085
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:
  • 2020: 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: 2020: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Horse riding holiday in Israel
from SEK19,709
Summary:
An excellent horse riding holiday discovering the diversity on offer in Israel. This trip includes riding both in the Negev desert in the south and around the Sea of Galilee in the north as well as a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem which is host to some of the most important historical and spiritual sites in the world. Riding is usually fast-past but can be adapted to accommodate other levels of riders. Accommodation is in comfortable cabins on the farms.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available all year on request excluding July and August.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8
  • Meeting point: Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, Ovda Airport or the farm
  • Riding Ability Required: 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: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4 pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Horse riding in Makhtesh Ramon
from SEK22,445
Summary:
An exciting and fast ride in the Negev Desert of Israel, an adventurous trek for experienced riders. The riding includes a two-day 100km round-trip to Makhtesh Ramon, a unique geological feature only found in a small area of Israel and the Sinai peninsula in Egypt. Accommodation is in comfortable cabins with one night camping inside the heart of the crater.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: dates available on request between February and November excluding July and August.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/6 days riding
  • 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: 2-8. Larger groups can be accommodated on request.
  • Transfer: 2020: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Riding in Tuscany
from SEK28,609
Summary:

Top class horses, luxuriously renovated traditional accommodation and the best of Italian cooking, warmth and hospitality make for an unforgettable experience.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Mar 15, 29; Apr 19; May 3, 10; Oct 4; Nov 8.
  • 2020 Palio Week: Jun 28 - Jul 4.
  • Other dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Sienna railway station at 18:30
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 15
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 8 (not including non riders)
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Sienna railway station at 18:30.
    Arranged on request from Rome (€420), Bologna (€350) or Pisa (€300) airport, or Sienna outside of set time (€100). Price is for 8-seater mini-bus and driver. Payable on site.
An example of the lovely food on the trail
from SEK28,609
Summary:
Toscana Cucina is a full service ride with the perfect combination of excellent riding, cooking, wine tasting and sightseeing to destinations of cultural and historical interest.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Mar 8; Apr 5, 19, 26; May 3; Sept 27; Oct 25; Nov 1, 15.
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Sienna railway station
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 15
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 8 (not including non-riders)
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Sienna railway station at 18:30
    Arranged on request from Rome (€420), Bologna (€350) or Pisa (€300) airport, or Sienna outside of set time (€100). Price is for 8-seater mini-bus and driver. Please note a charge of €30/h applies if the minibus has to wait at the airport for delayed flights. Payable on site.
Riding in wild Lesotho
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

Possibly the toughest ride in the world and a must do in the repertoire of any serious trail rider wanting to challenge themselves. See what horses are truly capable of as you ride over spectacular mountain passes and move on at a fast endurance pace where the terrain opens up on beautifully responsive, fit and sure-footed Boerperd horses.

Encounter local riders on Basutho horses riding from village to village along the horse trails criss-crossing this mountain kingdom. It is impossible to overstate the profound impact of completing this ride!

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May TBC; 2-11 September
  • Trip Length: 10 day/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at all paces, have experience riding over rough terrain and have an adventurous nature.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-8
  • Transfer: Not included; Johannesburg airport to start from £75pp (4 hrs) and from finish to Durban from £45pp (3.5 hrs) depending on numbers. Johannesburg from finish is a 6.5 hour drive (from £115)
Horse overlooking canyon view
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

This horse riding safari holiday in Namibia has a combination of dramatic canyon landscapes, spacious desert planes and the mighty Orange River. This offers both inaccessible countryside and real wilderness areas as well as fast riding without limitations.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: September 18 - 28 (FULL)
  • 2021: June 4 - 14
  • Trip Length: 11d/10n/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 8 hours but some days may be even longer
  • Meeting point: Cape Town (CPT) on request for groups
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, confident at all paces, must be fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 12
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers to Cape Town International Airport, £365pp payable upon booking.
Riding on the beach near Gibraltar
from SEK6,995
Summary:
Excellent riding on endurance trained horses, high service level, historic accommodation and very flexible programmes, ideal for riders and non-riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Departure dates upon request - between 2 Jan - 15 Jul and 27 Aug - 22 Dec.
  • No beach riding between 15 Jun - 5 Sept.
  • Low season November - February (excluding Xmas and New Year)
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 or 6 days riding
    4 days/3 nights/3 or 4 days riding
    5 and 6 day programmes available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 8 hours.
  • Meeting point: Gibraltar Airport (GIB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter. Novices can be taken by arrangement separately
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point (Gibraltar airport) and takes 20min.
    Also available from Malaga or Jerez airports at a cost of €45 per person each way (payable on site).
cantering through the corn fields
from SEK7,555
Summary:
Fast riding on endurance trained horses to historic locations staying in luxurious accommodation. A good way to pack maximum riding into a short break. There is also the option to extend your stay with a few days at Finca Alcadeisa.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Departure dates upon request - between 2 Jan - 15 Jul and 27 Aug - 22 Dec.
  • No beach riding between 15 Jun - 5 Sept.
  • Low season November - February (excluding Xmas and New Year)
  • Trip Length: 2 or 3 nights can be combined with based stay 4-7 nights - please enquire.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8hrs
  • Meeting point: Gibraltar Airport (GIB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident intermediate onwards, reasonably riding fit.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point and takes 20min. Also available from Malaga or Jerez airports at a cost of €45 per person each way (payable on site).
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