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Italy Sicily Stationary Programme
from SEK15,985
Summary:
A residential week combining scenic riding with the discovery of an area surprisingly rich in nature, history, culture and culinary wealth.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round Saturday to Saturday.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n
  • Approximate riding time per day: up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Palermo or Catania Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice and above
  • Usual Group Size: 4-9
  • Transfer: From/to Palermo: included for week-long stays
    From/to Catania: €150 each way
An example of the lovely food on the trail
from SEK27,545
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:
  • 2019: 3, 24 Mar; 14 Apr; 19 May; 2, 30 Jun; 12 Aug; 15 Sept; 13 Oct; 10 Nov.
  • Other dates available on request.
  • 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: 2019: 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.
Agostino enjoying lunch
from SEK12,719
Special Offer:

* Pay 2019 prices on all 2020 bookings made before the 31/12/2019

* Group bookings: 1 free place for groups of 8 guests or more throughout 2019 and 2020

*  For all Umbrian or Summer Adventure holidays booked by 31/12/2019 enjoy 3 free lessons per person (flatwork or jumping), worth €75.

Summary:

Set in unspoilt countryside, surrounded by woodland, overlooking mountains and valleys on all sides. This ride caters for everyone from beginners to experienced riders with its based stay and trail itineraries. The summer itinerary involves an optional night camping by Roman Ruins and this riding centre will also give you the opportunity to experience a magical night ride lit by the full moon and fireflies.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Umbrian Adventure: 11, 25 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 Jun; 11* Jul; 8*, 22* Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 24 Oct (* denotes high season)
  • Umbrian Summer Adventure: 8 Aug
  • Wine Trail: 13 Jun (FULL); 19 Sept
  • Dates on request for groups of 3 or more for Umbrian Adventure and 4 or more for the Summer Adventure and the trails.
  • Trip Length: Umbrian Adventure: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
    Wine Trail: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding or 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hours, optional rest day
  • Meeting point: Rome airports (FCO, CIA), Spoleto or Perugia train stations
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels catered for
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
    Trail rides: 5-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Spoleto train station (15 min). This is an easy 2 hour train trip from Rome.
Clare and Agostino enjoying the views
from SEK8,569
Special Offer:

Group bookings: 1 free place for groups of 8 or more.

Summary:

Short break set in unspoilt countryside, surrounded by woodland, overlooking mountains and valleys on all sides. This ride caters for everyone with spectacular riding and hosting, highly recommended!

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 11, 25 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 Jun; 11 Jul; 8, 22 Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 24 Oct.
  • Dates on request for groups of 2 or more.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights /3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hours, optional rest day
  • Meeting point: Rome airports (FCO, CIA), Spoleto or Perugia train stations
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels catered for
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Included from Spoleto train station. This is an easy 2 hour train trip from Rome. Transfer time from Spoleto is approximately 15 minutes.

    Car transfer from Perugia is €100 per car each way for 1-4 people. Car transfer from Rome is €200 per car each way for 1-4 people. Car rental is also an option.
Riding in Tuscany
from SEK27,545
Summary:
Top class horses, traditional accommodation and the best of Italian cooking, warmth and hospitality make for an unforgettable experience.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Saturdays from 2 November to 16 March 2019 (excludes Christmas and New Year weeks). Other start dates are available on request for groups of 2 or more.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/ Riding days as chosen. Shorter programmes are available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: as wanted - the programme is completely flexible
  • Meeting point: Sienna railway station
  • Riding Ability Required: All riders can be catered for; lessons will be provided for beginners
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2019: 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.
elephant encounter
from SEK26,659
Summary:
Big game safari in the beautiful Lolldaiga Hill northern Kenya for good riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Tailor-made departures for groups of 4 or more, available from 1 Jan to 31 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights, 6 days/5 nights or per night based stay by arrangement
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Nairobi International Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Road transfer directly from Nairobi airport to the farm for $250 per vehicle each way, payable on site (max 4 pax). This is a 4.5 hour journey all on good tarmac roads.
elephant encounter at Sosian
from SEK5,419
Special Offer:

5 nights for the price of 4 (conservation fees payable for all nights). Applicable during Mid and High seasons.

Family Discount - 3rd child (under 12yrs) sharing pays conservation fees only.

Summary:

Sosian is a 24,000 acre private wildlife conservancy which prides itself on managing a unique blend of tourism, conservation and traditional cattle ranching in Laikipia’s highlands. Accommodation manages to be extremely comfortable, almost luxurious, while maintaining a warm and homelike atmosphere making for an extremely relaxing stay.

Riders wishing to have a relaxed adventure, travelling with non-riding companions or families in school holiday season will find few better places in Kenya.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Mid Season: 3 Jan - 30 Jun; 1 - 30 Sept; 1 Nov - 19 Dec
  • 2019 High Season: 1 Jul - 31 Aug; 1 - 31 Oct
  • 2019 Peak Season: 20 Dec 2019 - 2 Jan 2020
  • Trip Length: Open all year round. Any length stay can be booked, recommended minimum 3 nights stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours, or more on demand
  • Meeting point: Loisaba or Nanyuki airstrip, or Sosian Lodge.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice riders onwards, although only experienced riders can ride out with big game.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16, riding groups max. 8
  • Transfer: 2019:
    Safarilink light aircraft transfer from Nairobi to Loisaba airstrip £169 pp each way, road transfer from Loisaba to Sosian £91 each way per vehicle (9 seater, 50 mins, includes game drive and Loisaba entrance fee).

    Safarilink light aircraft transfer from Nairobi to Nanyuki Airstrip £125pp each way, road transfer from Nanyuki Airstrip to Sosian £105 per vehicle each way (6 seater, 2hrs, includes game drive).

    Road transfer from JKIA to Wilson Airport, Nairobi £58 per car each way.

    Road transfer from Nairobi to Sosian return - £369 per vehicle each way (a 5.5-6 hr drive).
Cantering on the beach in Chiapas
from SEK25,229
Summary:
Swim with horses, ride on the beach, enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife experience in comfort with good fast riding for strong intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 8 Jan; 5 Feb; 6 Mar; 3 April; 15 May; 5 Jun; 2 Jul; 21 Aug; 3 Sept; 9 Oct; 5 Nov; 3 Dec
  • Other dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 9d/8n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hrs
  • Meeting point: Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport, Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: walk, trot and canter comfortably
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: By taxi to first hotel (about $40)
Riding through the Central Sierra
from SEK25,525
Summary:
Discover authentic Mexico as a guest on a historic horse and cattle hacienda which has been upgraded to a boutique spa, fit Mexican Criollo's to ride and many non riding activities.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request for a minimum of 2 riders - please enquire
  • Trip Length: Hacienda Based Stay 9d/8n/7 days riding, daily rate also available with 3 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards. Minimum age 14
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
Mexican cowboys at the ranch
from SEK3,255
Summary:

Enjoy an active ranch holiday at this authentic Mexican ranch close to Mexico City. Well-known for its Friesian stallions and other quality horses, you can explore the surrounding mountains and national parks on horseback, visit local volcanos and indulge in all-you-can-eat Mexican cuisine with complimentary beer and wine. As well as riding, the ranch offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi, basketball courts and a games room making it an ideal destination for groups of riders and non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day departures. The ranch is open all year round.
  • Trip Length: Minimum stay is 3 nights. During Easter (April14-21) and Christmas and New Year (December 20 - January 4) there is a 7 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: México City International Airport (MEX), Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident novices onwards. Riders need to be able to control a horse at walk, trot and canter in open countryside.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2019: From México City International Airport, $50 USD per car, maximum 4 people, payable on-site.

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