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Greece Sun and Riding, Crete
from $1,049
Summary:

Great value family getaway on the beautiful island of Crete with easy access to the beach and riding in the cooler hours.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available from 14 June - 6 Sept except when Guided Lasithi Trail is running.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Heraklion (HER)
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice riders, experienced riders separated
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: Payable on site, available any time. €50 from Heraklion Airport or €55 from Heraklion centre each way per car (1-4pax). Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes.
Horses in Rhodes
from $1,275
Summary:

Explore this picture-perfect Greek island on horseback by visiting this friendly Western ranch. Experience wild swimming, mountain panoramas and delicious Mediterranean food. You'll discover ancient Byzantine treasures and hidden waterfalls on this week-long based stay. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday who want to combine riding with days on the beach.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Any day arrivals between April-October
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-4.5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Rhodes International Airport (RHO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards - riders should be able to walk, trot and canter for short periods.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Rhodes airport is €60 each way per booking, payable on-site.
Summary:

Based stay with daily rides across the plains on lovely fit and responsive horses. Comfortable accommodation with ensuite double bedrooms and an onsite 'swimming pond'.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 3 to 6 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours a day
  • Meeting point: Budapest Airport (BUD) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: Secure seat at walk, trot and canter in open spaces. Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: included from Budapest Airport or town (pick-up between 1pm to 6pm; Transfers outside of these times will incur an additional fee). Transfer time is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
Horses on the beach
from $4,645
Summary:

Head to the west of Iceland for this week-long trail taking in glacier-capped volcanoes and plenty of beach riding. You'll be riding some of the best horses in the business in a small group setting. Accommodation is in double rooms with private bathrooms and even an outdoor hot tub to soak in.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 3-10 August
  • 2021: 11-18 August
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The BSÍ bus station in Reykjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from Rekjavik.
Summary:

A great introduction to riding in Iceland with moderate riding hours and comfortable farm accommodation. This riding holiday is perfect for families with children or novice riders who would like to ride in the beautiful Icelandic countryside.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020/21: open all year round, any day arrival and departure, minimum stay 3 nights.
  • Trip Length: Any length, minimum stay 4d/3n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking) or the farm, if hiring a car.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Bus transfer from Reykjavik to the farm or car hire. Car transfer from Reykjavik hotel to bus station is included, bus journey ticket is around 7040 ISK per person each way payable on-site.
Iceland Lagoon Trail
from $1,785
Summary:

This is an incredible ride through the varied landscapes of the north west of Iceland. Accompany the herd of horses as you cross lakes and rivers and ride through valleys while returning to a comfortable farmhouse for accommodation each night.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 7, 14 June; 19* (FULL) July; 23 August (*denotes high season)
  • 2021: 6, 13 June; 23*, 30* July; 22 August (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to six hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 16
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Iceland Northern Lights Short Break
from $1,189
Summary:

Great riding in the wilderness outside of Reykjavik, a chance to spot the illusive Northern Lights and enjoy the legendary nightlife of Iceland's capital.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Short Break: Sept 16, 30; Oct 7, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25.
  • 2020 Comfort Tour Short Break: Mar 26; Apr 2; Oct 15, 22.
  • 2021 Short Break: Jan 27; Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 3, 10, 17; Oct 27; Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec 1, 8, 15.
  • 2021 Comfort Tour Short Break: Oct 14, 21.
  • Trip Length: Short Break: 4 days / 3 nights / 3 days riding
    Comfort Tour Short Break: 3 days / 2 nights / 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Able to walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 16
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik at 17:00 (16:00-17:00 for Comfort Short Break).
Riding on the banks of the river
from $1,429
Summary:

A shorter tour, ideal for those who want to try out riding in Iceland. This one is ideal for families and all levels of rider, including beginner. Four riding days along Iceland's longest river staying in a cosy guesthouse with hot tub.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020:
  • High season: 6, 20, 27 Jul; 3, 10, 17 Aug
  • 2021:
  • Low season: 24 May; 14, 21 Jun
  • High season: 5, 19, 26 Jul; 2, 9, 16 Aug
  • Trip Length: 4 days / 3 nights / 4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels are welcome
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 16
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from closest designated bus stop/bus station in Rekjavik.
Riding with the herd in Iceland
from $2,569
Summary:

Head to northern Iceland on this unique tour, coinciding with the summer solstice. You'll sleep during the day and ride overnight, being guided by the golden light of the midnight sun. The trail includes riding on the beaches of northern Iceland and takes you to the top of the Mid Atlantic ridge. Simple accommodation is offered on a traditional Icelandic farm. The ideal break for intermediate riders wanting to experience the midnight sun in an remote, unspoilt region with some truly unique landscapes.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 17-22 June
  • Trip Length: 6 days / 5 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The BSÍ bus station in Reykjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground.
  • Usual Group Size: 12-20
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Cantering through the lake outside Castle Leslie
from $1,159
Summary:

A luxury break in Ireland with over a thousand acres of rolling hills, parkland and lakes to explore on horseback. Tuition for all levels, clinics by top competition riders and 300 cross country jumps are part of a top-quality range of facilities. Accommodation is in the four-star Lodge with it’s own bar and restaurant, and spa.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request from 1st January - 18th December 2020.
  • Trip Length: Various packages from 4 to 8 days available
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours. The hours are flexible and can be taken as desired.
  • Meeting point: Castle Leslie
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginners onwards. Minimum riding age is 4 years old.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Payable on site. 1 person €90 pp each way, 2-5 people €40 pp each way, 6+ people €30 pp each way from Dublin and Belfast, airport or hotel. You can also book a taxi. Transfer times are approximately 1 hour from Belfast, 1.5 hours from Dublin and about 2.5 hours from Shannon.

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