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Riding in India
from $4,415
Summary:
An all round itinerary of India highlights and exciting riding on warmblooded Marwari horses with historic accommodation. For those who like adventure with comfort.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 31 October - 14 November
  • Trip Length: 15d/14n/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Delhi Airport (DEL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 6-12
  • Transfer: 2019: all included from Delhi Airport
Enjoying a Canter
from $2,025
Summary:
Ride Marwari horses through Rajasthan staying at historic forts and palaces and fully serviced campsite. For intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 28 Jan; 18 (FULL) Feb; 23 Mar.
  • Other dates on request until 31st March 2019.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Jodhpur (JDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 15
  • Transfer: 2019: from Jodhpur airport or hotel (1hr), ends in Udaipur (1.5 hrs). Transfers Rs5000 (approx. US$75) each way payable locally.
Alpaca farm in Israel
from $1,119
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:
  • 2019: 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: 2019: 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 $1,589
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:
  • 2019: 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: 2019: 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 $2,265
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:
  • 2019: dates available on request between February and November excluding July and August. Confirmed departure 16th Sep
  • 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: 2019: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Riders on the Samurai Ride in Japan
from $4,719
Summary:

Head to Kyushu island, a subtropical, mountainous region in the southwest of Japan for this unique week-long holiday combining horse riding with a cultural tour of southern Japan. This region is known for its active volcanoes, beaches and natural hot springs, all of which are experienced on this itinerary. As well as horse-riding on 4-5 days, the itinerary includes either a Cherry Blossom Festival or Samurai experience. 
This holiday offers an exciting destination for adventurous travellers keen to explore Japan's diverse history alongside relaxed riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 5-11 April; 12-18 April
  • 2020: 3-9 April
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel in Hakata
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be confident in walk, trot & canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: By taxi from Fukuoka Airport. Approx 15 minutes drive, cost is around 1500 yen (£10).
Autumn colours in Japan
from $3,015
Summary:

Travel north-west from Shinjuku station in Tokyo on the Super Azusa train and arrive 2hrs later in a small rural village.
Spend the next four days exploring the surrounding Yatsugatake mountains and foothills on fit, calm Arabian and cross horses before resting any aching muscles in a traditional Onsen hot spring with a choice of hotel or luxury hotel accommodation.

This holiday would suit intrepid travellers, keen to combine a completely different cultural experience with riding quality, endurance-trained horses through verdant, lush countryside. A combination of culture and riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 4 days / 3 nights / 3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Kobuchizawa Station, Japan
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be confident in walk, trot & canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-3
  • Transfer: 2019: Return train transfer from Shinjuku train station in central Tokyo to Kobuchizawa is 5,000 JPY (approx £36)
Riding towards camp in the evening - Wadi Rum
from $1,865
Summary:

Ride fast and responsive Arab horses through Wadi Rum and visit the ancient city of Petra. For experienced riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 2 (FULL), 16, 23 Feb; 9, 16 Mar; 6, 20, 27 Apr; 7 (FULL) Sept; 5 (FULL), 19 (FULL), 26 (FULL) Oct: 16 Nov: 21; 28 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/ 9 nights/ 6 days riding
    9 days / 8 nights/ 5 days riding
    Christmas ride includes special visit to Petra by night
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Amman International Airport (AMM)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident at all paces, including gallop, and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point at set times on set arrival and departure days. For transfers at other times or on other days a charge is payable, please enquire. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes.
Stunning scenery all around
from $3,259
Summary:
Adventure of a lifetime; for intrepid explorers only, from novice rider onwards. Camping trail with pack horses in an untouched part of east Kazakhstan
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 28 June; 15 July; 20 August.
  • Trip Length: 17 days/ 16 nights/ 12 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter but both novice and experienced riders can be accommodated.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
The Great Silk Road
from $1,825
Summary:

An adventurous 14 day camping trek through spectacular valleys, passes and canyons in the heart of the Pamir Alai mountains in the far west of Kyrgyzstan, a remote and little travelled region through the heart of the old Silk Route.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 June; 14 July; 11th Aug; 8 ,29 Sep
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 8 riding days
    Shorter treks possible on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Osh Airport, Kyrgyzstan (OSS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, reasonably fit
  • Usual Group Size: 2-7
    Small group supplements apply, please see detailed prices.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point

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