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Herding cattle in the Andes
from $1,845
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: 2-10 May
  • 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 $2,029
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:
  • 2019 12 day programme: 3 Mar; 6 Apr; 17 Aug; 15 Sept; 2 Nov; 3 Dec
  • 2019 9 day programme: 17 Mar; 18 May; 25 June; 1 Sept; 23 Oct; 24 Nov
  • 2020 12 day programme: 27 Mar
  • 2020 9 day programme: 15 Mar; 12 May
  • 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: 2019/20: 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).
Bhutan Himalayan Monastery Trail
from $2,835
Summary:

A cultural adventure in the Himalayan mountains visiting ancient monasteries and meeting local people in the land of happiness. Staying in a variety of accommodations including hotels, farm houses and camping, this tour combines horse riding with trekking and sight-seeing to include all the best Bhutan has to offer.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 18 May; 5 Oct; 18 Nov. Other dates available on request for 2+ riders
  • Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Paro Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong novice onwards. Riders should have a good level of fitness and a sense of adventure, and be confident riding up and down steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
Saltpans of Botswana
from $4,125
Special Offer:

5% discount on final price when combined with the Okavango Delta Ride 7 night stay in 2019.

Summary:

Experience a huge zebra migration and flamingo herds November to March in Africa's largest ephemeral wetland, or from May to September, a blindingly white desert with game easily located on grass islands with permanent waterholes. All year round interaction with a habituated meercat colony, tracking with the San and baobab trees. An extraordinary riding adventure ideal to combine with the Okavango Delta for the ultimate safari.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Mid Season: 22 Sept; 21, 26 Dec
  • 2019 High Season: 11, 18 Aug.
  • 2020 Mid Season: 9 May; 22 Jun; 21 Sept; 21, 26 Dec.
  • 2020 High Season: 26 Jul; 26 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: approx. £510 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
Summary:
Arguably the best ride in the world for good riders. Frequent big game sightings, fantastic riding on an unbeatable team of horses, luxury accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • Arrivals/Departures on Saturday or Tuesday
  • 2019 Low season: January; February; March; December.
  • 2019 Mid season: 1 April to 31 May; 1 October to 1 December.
  • 2019 High season: 1 June to 30 Sept.
  • 2020 Low season: January; February; March; December.
  • 2020 Mid season: 1 April to 31 May; 1 October to 1 December.
  • 2020 High season: 1 June to 30 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights, 8 days/7 nights or 11 days/10 nights.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Post to trot 10 min and gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2019: from £260 per person each way (helicopter). Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire.
    2020: from £275 per person each way (helicopter). Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire.
Watching giraffes on the run
from $2,825
Summary:

The Tuli Block is  home to a great diversity of wildlife species inluding large herds of elephant. Fast & exciting riding safari for confident intermediate riders with comfortable accommodation in a variuety of semi-permanent camps around the Mashatu Reserve. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2019:
  • High Season: Sunday to Sunday from 28 Apr - 29 Dec 2019
  • 2020:
  • Low Season: Sunday to Sunday in Jan, Feb, Dec
  • Mid Season: Sunday to Sunday in Mar, Apr, Jun
  • High Season: Sunday to Sunday in May, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights/ 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 16
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2019: Return charter flight £500 per person. Return road transfers from £412 per car. See notes section for more details.
    2020: Return charter flight £570 per person. Return road transfers from £429 per car. See notes section for more details.
Summary:

Exciting riding on super horses through the scenic Bulgarian mountains steeped in Thracian and Roman history with relaxing and indulgent spa treatments in the evenings.

There is a choice of three different levels of accommodation based on budget: luxury with spa, more basic hotels with shared bathrooms on some nights or camping with facilities.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019:
  • Economy accommodation: 27 Apr; 29 June; 12 Oct.
  • Luxury accommodation: 11 May; 1 June; 14 Sept; 19 Oct.
  • Standard accommodation with 3 nights camping: 15 - 22 June; 28 Sept - 5 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 12 noon on Day 1.
    It is also possible to fly to Plovdiv Airport (PDV).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: Included to and from meeting point
    Please arrange departure flights after 5pm. Approximate transfer time is 4.5 hours.
Riding through the Alberta Rockies
from $2,269
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:
  • 2019: 16 June; 14 July and 25 August.
  • 2020: 16 June; 12 July; 9 August; 6 September
  • Trip Length: 7 nights/8 days/7 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: Intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: 2019: C$180 per car one way from Calgary Airport payable on site.
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:
  • 2019 6 Day: Monday and Friday departures between 26 June and 4 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • 2019 3 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 2 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • 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.
Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from $2,125
Summary:
Pack trips through the Canadian Rockies - the real deal with awe-inspiring scenery and remote camp sites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 7 day pack trip: 8, 14 (full) Sep (* High Season)
  • 2019: 10 day pack trip: 18* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2019: Mount Prairie Combo: 14 (full) Sep
  • 2019: Great Plains Trail and Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 25 May (Full)
  • 2020: 7 day pack trip: 21 Jun; 12* Jul; 9* Aug; 12 Sep (* High Season)
  • 2020: 10 day pack trip: 28 Jun; 19* Jul; 16*, 30* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2020: Mount Prairie Combo: 23 May; 12 Sep
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n or 10d/9n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hrs per day with breaks
  • Meeting point: Calgary Airport (YYC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter on a good horse. Intermediate and above for Great Plains and Mountain Prairie combos.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Calgary airport or town at around 4pm. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour. Return transfer arrives to the airport approx. 11am.
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