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Special Offer:

5% discount if booked before 31st January 2020

Summary:

Western Ranch in good rugged riding country in the beautiful Algarve. Western schooled horses trained using natural horsemanship, tuition on the trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Any day start and finish from 8 March to 2 August and 22 August to 8 November (minimum stay 3 nights)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding. Shorter stays are available on request (3 night minimum stay)
  • Approximate riding time per day: Beginner: 18hrs/week (approx 3hrs/day and no full day ride)
    Advanced: 22hrs/week (approx 3-4hrs/day plus a full day ride)
  • Meeting point: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner and advanced programmes
    Minimum age: 18
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2020: approx. £90pp round trip from Faro Airport, approx. 1 hour.
Summary:

Superb dressage tuition on beautiful Lusitano horses given by a Master Rider of the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art. There is no other way to learn! All levels of rider from beginner to Prix St Georges, close enough to Lisbon centre to combine with a city visit, the centre with cottages, swimming pool and stables/arenas is an oasis of peace.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round, any day arrival for week programme and Friday arrival for short breaks. Closed 24th December-1st January.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 days riding and 4 days/3 nights/2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: From 50 minutes to 1 hr 40 minutes per day depending on programme chosen. This equates to 1 or 2 50 minute lessons per day.
  • Meeting point: Lisbon Airport (LIS)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, tuition to Prix St George level.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-5 in accommodation. Max 2 riders in lessons.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point, a short 15-20 minute drive away.
Join Up
from $1,129
Special Offer:

5% discount if booked before 31st January 2020

Summary:

Monty Roberts Join Up course by a certified trainer on a Western Ranch in the beautiful Algarve. Western schooled horses trained using natural horsemanship, tuition on the trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: September 26
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/ 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-7
  • Meeting point: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner and advanced programmes
    Minimum age: 18
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2020: approx. £90pp round trip from Faro Airport, approx. 1 hour. Transfers are payable upon booking.
Summary:

This is a 5 star horseriding holiday in the African bush. Here you will enjoy full service luxury in the beautiful accommodation where tailormade itineraries are the order of the day. Fantastic horses and riding to suit all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 10 Jan-19 Mar; 1-29 May; 8-30 Jun; 1-30 Sept; 4 Nov-14 Dec
  • High Season: 20 Mar-30 Apr; 30 May-7 Jun (Game Census); 1 Jul-31 Aug; 1 Oct-3 Nov; 15 Dec-9 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: Game Census - 9d/8n
    Other times, 3 - 14 days as required
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours or as desired
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg Airport (JNB) or close to airport hotels
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels accommodated
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding group
  • Transfer: 2020: approx. £189 each way per 1-3 seat vehicle, approx. 3 hours. Other car sizes are available, rates are approximate and are subject to change.
Summary:

All round fun riding holiday with game viewing, rides over varied terrain, polocross and swimming with a superb selection of horses. Everyone will enjoy this one!

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 6 Jan - 14 Feb; 1 Mar - 4 Apr; 20 Apr - 10 Jul
  • 2020 High Season: 15 - 28 Feb; 4 - 19 Apr; 11 Jul - 4 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: As desired although a minimum stay of three nights applies throughout the year
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours but very flexible
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg International Airport (O R Tambo Airport), South Africa (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2020: £99 each way. Departures are at set times and take 3hrs.
    Arrival: 10.30 transfer from JNB (arrive by 09.30).
    Departure: 14.00 transfer from the ranch (flights to be booked after 8pm).
    Alternative/private transfers can be arranged, see itinerary.
Summary:

Situated in the rolling hills of KwaZuluNatal province this five star lodge offers beautiful Arab horses, magnificent accommodation and excellent food. Plentiful plains game on the reserve. Suitable for beginners.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: All year round, any day arrival or departure.
  • (High Season 01 Jan - 30 Apr, 01 July - 31 Dec 2019)
  • Trip Length: Any length stay
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner on can be accommodated, experienced riders are separated.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2019: From Johannesburg R5200 per vehicle for 1-2 people, R5600 per vehicle for 3-6 people, approx. 5 hours. From Durban R4500 per vehicle for 1-3 people, approx. 4 hours. All prices each way. Please arrive before midday for transfers
Summary:

Based at a beautifully restored hacienda in the heart of Andalusia all levels of rider can enjoy a mix of lessons and riding out while there are many activities for non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Open February - November, minimum stay of 3 nights. Low season: Feb; Mid season: Mar; High season: Apr to Nov.
  • Trip Length: Minimum of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Malaga Airport (AGP)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2020: 40 min drive from Malaga Airport, €130 return per car between 8.00am and 7.00pm, payable on site. Hotel pick up possible - please enquire. Transfers are also available from Santa Ana Train station in Antequera, €50 round trip per car.
Summary:

Beautiful finca in National Park, riding on well schooled Andalusians from beginner to experienced riders, comfortable accommodation, swimming pool.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: All year round on request. Closed 25th and 26th December.
  • Trip Length: A minimum of 3 nights applies.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours (extra riding can be arranged for an additional fee)
  • Meeting point: Malaga Airport (AGP) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: From Malaga €85 per car each way divided amongst the passengers. Transfer time is approximately 1 hour. Payable on site.
    If hiring a car you MUST hire a 4x4.
Summary:

Horseback holiday in Majorca, Spain. Riding lessons and hacking out over this beautiful island. Learn to ride as a complete beginner or improve your techniques.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 8d/7n: Every Sunday to Sunday from 1st March to 29th November
  • 2020 6d/5n: Every Sunday to Friday from 1st March to 29th November
  • No riding on a Sunday. 21 -24 May fully booked
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights or 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours per day, split between lessons and trail rides
  • Meeting point: Palma Airport (PMI)
  • Riding Ability Required: None, but the programme is also suitable for experienced riders wishing to improve their technique. Minimum age 10
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 7
  • Transfer: 2020: From Palma Airport to finca on request (1-4 people, €25 - €50 (€25 - €60 in 2020) each way depending on number), payable on site. Car hire is also available at the airport.
Reindeer sledging
from $1,239
Summary:
Based stay in the wild and remote north of Sweden, land of the Sami people. Ride icelandic horses, enjoy reindeer sledging, snow mobiling and ice fishing.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020:19 Jan; 2 (FULL), 16, Feb; 1, 15, 29 (FULL) Mar.
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights/2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1-3
  • Meeting point: Kiruna Airport (KRN)
  • Riding Ability Required: All riding abilities are welcome. Minimum age is 12
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approx 1 hour

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