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Summary:

Small family based hotel with many non-riding activities on your doorstep. Offers lessons, half or full day trails, star rides and 2 week-long point to point trails, all returning to same accommodation each night.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Discovery week/Star rides: Saturdays from 3 Apr to 31 Oct (High Season: 8-21 Aug; Mid Season: 21 May- 7 Aug; 22 Aug-10 Sept; Low Season: 3 Apr-20 May; 11 Sept-31 Oct).
  • 2020 Trail to the Sea: 14 Apr; 26 Sept; 10 Oct.
  • 2020 Maremma Trail: 5 May; 12, 19 Sept.
  • 2021 Discovery week/Star rides: Saturdays from Apr 17 to Oct 30 (High Season: Aug 7-20. Mid Season: May 22 - Aug 6; Aug 21 - Sept 10. Low Season: Apr 17 - May 21; Sept 11 - Oct 30).
  • 2021 Trail to the Sea: 24 Apr; 25 Sept; 9 Oct
  • 2021 Maremma Trail: 1, 15 May; 11, 18 Sep
  • Trip Length: 8d / 7n / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Discovery Week: 1-3 hours
    Star Rides half days: 2-3 hours
    Star Rides full days: 4-5 hours
    Trails: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Follonica train station. Please see below for more information.
  • Riding Ability Required: Discovery Week: beginner onwards
    Star Rides: intermediate and experienced riders
    Trails: intermediate and experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: Discovery and Star Rides: 1-10
    Trails: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2020/2021: €30 per person each way from Follonica train station 8am-6pm, an easy 1 hour train ride from Pisa Airport. Supplement of 40% for night transfers (7pm to 8am). It is also possible to fly to Rome and get a train to Follonica (approx. 3 hrs).
Italy Medieval Castle and Spa
from $1,099
Summary:

Great riding for all abilities and lots for non-riders at this enchanting 17th century castle; immerse yourself in the peaceful Italian countryside and stay in the carefully restored farmhouse. There are lessons available as well as riding with an onsite spa for relaxing treatments to help you recover. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: from end of March to beginning of November. Week-long programmes start on Saturdays, weekend programmes start on Thursdays, mid-week programmes start on Sundays. High Season is 18 Jun to 16 Sept, This can be flexible - please ask your travel advisor.
  • Trip Length: From 3 nights/3 days riding to 7 nights/5 days riding. Please see sample itineraries for more information.
  • Approximate riding time per day: From 2-6 hours depending on the itinerary chosen.
  • Meeting point: Orvieto train station, Rome Termini train station, Rome Ciampino or Fuimicino Airports
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, depending on the itinerary. Intermediate onwards for full day rides.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Return car transfer per car from €40pp payable on-site. See Sample Itinerary for more details.
Summary:

Welcoming riding centre specialising in western riding and trekking including courses and instruction in Tuscany, Italy.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Taste of Trekking: Apr 11, 25; Aug 1*, 8*; Sept 5.
  • 2020 Western Perfection Course: Mar 28; Apr 11; Jun 6, 20; Jul 18*; Aug 1*, 22; Oct 3.
  • 2020 Etruscan Mini-Trail: Apr 4, 18; May 30; Jun 20; Jul 25*; Sept 19; Oct 10.
  • (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports €250 return (approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station €35 return (approx. 1 hour) at set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge).
Agostino enjoying lunch
from $1,405
Special Offer:

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

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 (FULL) Jun; 11* Jul; 8*, 22*, 29 Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 17, 24, 31 Oct; 7 Nov (* denotes high season)
  • Umbrian Summer Adventure: 8 Aug
  • 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
  • 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.
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, 23 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 (FULL) Jun; 11 Jul; 8, 22, 29 Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 17, 24, 31 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.
Stunning scenery all around
from $2,939
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:
  • 2020: Jun 28; Jul 15; Aug 20
  • 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.
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,125
Summary:
Camping trail through the remote Altai Mountains in the far west of Mongolia (internal flight), riding where few outsiders have ever travelled. Riding is adaptable to all abilities. Immerse yourself in the culture of the nomads and meet the locals who hunt with eagles.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jun 17; Jul 5, 24; Aug 11.
  • Trip Length: 17 days/16 nights/13 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Hunting Eagle
from $3,735
Summary:
Fantastic adventure in remote western Mongolia from beginner onwards, vehicle supported camping trip with great guides. Visit the Eagle Festival and join hundreds of nomads gathered to watch and compete as the hunters show off their skills.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 30 August (Sagsai Festival); 20 September (Ulgii Festival)
  • Trip Length: 16 nights / 17 days / 11 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Average 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. No minimum age. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Boy and Eagle
from $2,909
Summary:

A fast ride that takes you deep into western Mongolia and the National Park Tarvagatai Nuruu. Start with a road trip across the country via the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire before meeting up with local nomads who provide high quality horses to explore this remote region. Flight back to Ulaan Bator. Less experienced riders can be accommodated without affecting the pace.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jun 6, 25; Jul 17; Aug 5, 24; Sept 15.
  • Trip Length: 16 nights / 17 days / 11 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Average 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. No minimum age. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Summary:
Enjoy all that the Atlas Mountains have to offer on this relaxing short break. Ride out every day in a different direction or experience a new activity and return to the comforts of the eco lodge.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 6 Jan to 14 Feb, 15 Jun to 12 Jul
  • 2020 Mid Season: 15 Feb to 4 Apr, 4 May to 14 Jun, 13 Jul to 25 Oct
  • 2020 High Season: 1 to 5 Jan, 5 Apr to 3 May, 26 Oct to 4 Nov
  • 2021 Low Season: 3 Jan to 13 Feb; 6 Jun to 10 Jul; 7 Nov to 25 Dec
  • 2021 Mid Season: 14 Feb to 3 Apr; 2 May to 5 Jun; 11 Jul to 16 Oct; 31 Oct to 6 Nov
  • 2021 High Season: 4 Apr to 1 May; 17 to 30 Oct; 26 Dec to 2 Jan 2022
  • Trip Length: 4-7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Marrakech Airport or town
  • Riding Ability Required: All abilities from beginners to experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding groups
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from meeting point (45 mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.

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