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Summary:

The riding centre is located on the border of Nene Valley Park which offers miles of exhilarating off-road riding, with 2,000 acres of lakes, woodlands and watermeadows. The emphasis here is very much on tailoring the break to your needs: a relaxing weekend in nature, gaining riding fitness or skills, confidence building for lapsed riders or beginners.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round
  • Weekend stays - Friday to Sunday
  • Midweek stays - Tuesday to Thursday or Wednesday to Friday.
  • Please note that the centre is closed on Mondays.
  • Trip Length: 2 nights / 3 days
  • Approximate riding time per day: See itinerary
  • Meeting point: The riding centre
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner on. Minimum age 6.
  • Usual Group Size: 1 - 4
  • Transfer: Self-drive to the riding centre or taxi from Peterborough train station(15mins), approx. £12.
Summary:

Discover one of England's richest landscapes just 2 hours outside London. Ride on this 8,000 acre historic private estate, a former royal hunting ground, with spectacular views over Wiltshire. Riding for all levels on immaculately turned out and schooled horses, from schoolmaster to eventer, and a variety of comfortable to luxurious accommodation with personal attention and small groups guaranteed. A quality English experience in every way.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Any day departures available year round
  • Trip Length: 2 nights/3 days/2 days riding, or as desired (minimum 2 nights)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Salisbury train station or drive straight to the Equestrian Centre
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels can be catered for
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: return transfer from Salisbury train station is £20 per car (max 4 people, payable on-site)
Summary:
Three miles from downtown Tombstone, famous for the OK Corral shootout, surrounded by miles of rugged, open country, with views of the Dragoon Mountains this ranch offers a varied riding programme suitable for all levels of riders and families  as well as a variety of other activities in the heart of Cochise County.
Departure Dates:
  • Open all year round with any day arrival. Saturday arrivals have a 2 night minimum stay. Please see price list for the different rates throughout the year. Holiday periods of 20 to 26 November and 21 December to 2 January have special rates.
  • Trip Length: Any length stay can be booked (Saturday arrival minimum 2 nights)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1 hr to 5 hrs - depending on experience and ride length.
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS)
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size:
  • Transfer: 2019/20: Included for stays of 7 nights or more, minimum 2 people. Transfers for shorter stays can be booked for $175 each way for a maximum of 4 people.
Summary:

All round cattle ranch with good riding & facilities and a warm welcome. Open all year round and a great winter sun destination.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 14 Jun to 26 Sept
  • 2020 Mid Season: 2 Jan to 15 Feb; 19 Apr to 13 Jun; 27 Sept to 12 Dec
  • 2020 High Season: 16 Feb to 18 Apr; 13 Dec to 2 Jan 2021
  • 2021 Mid Season: 3 Jan - 13 Feb
  • 2021 High Season: 14 Feb - 31 Mar
  • Trip Length: Any length stay, minimum stay 3 nights. We suggest 8 days / 7 nights Sunday to Sunday. Please note there is no riding on Sundays.
  • Approximate riding time per day: As required
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS) airport or hotel pick up
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards. Advanced riders over 8 years old only on half and full day rides.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 15 with two wranglers in one riding group
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point for stays of four nights or more, otherwise $25 pp each way.
Family enjoying ranch riding
from $1,795
Summary:
Combining two of our popular Arizona holidays, this combo gives all the best aspects of ranch activities and allows guests to explore all the different aspects of the ‘real West’. Suitable for riders of all ability and families with a flexible itinerary.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 1 June - 30 Sept
  • 2020 Mid Season: 2 Jan - 14 Feb; 1 - 31 May; 1 Oct - 19 Dec
  • 2020 High Season: 15 Feb - 31 Mar; 1 - 30 Apr; 20 Dec - 1 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: This combo ride is available as an 8d/7n, 11d/10n or 15d/14n option
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1 hr to 5 hrs depending on activities chosen.
  • Meeting point: Tucson Airport (TUS), Arizona
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size:
  • Transfer: 2020: included from meeting point.
Summary:

On the continental divide, 100 miles west of Denver, every ride from this ranch has a view to write home about. Excellent riding and lots of fun team penning the cattle each week.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Sundays from 31st May to 19th Sept
  • Week starting 6th & 13th September reserved for group bookings
  • 15% discount for week starting 30th August (Adults Only)
  • 10% discount for weeks starting 31st May and 23rd August
  • Trip Length: 7days/6 nights
    Other trip lengths available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Granby, Colorado. Closest Airport is Denver Airport (DEN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, experienced riders separated and ride on faster rides
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8 in riding groups
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point. A shuttle runs from Denver to Granby and can be booked online (approx. $80pp) and there is also an AMTRAK. Private transfers can also be arranged - please enquire. Car hire is another option.
USA Montana, Bridger Ranch
from $2,345
Summary:
If you are interested in improving your riding skills, especially western and horsemanship, this is the place to come with regular clinics organised throughout the year and one day or more a week set aside for natural horsemanship clinics on demand. Cattle work is also done for all the neighbouring ranches.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Sunday arrival and departure. Weekly from 12 April to 20 September
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 5 hours daily
  • Meeting point: Bozeman Airport (BZN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: Max 8 on any one ride, lodge capacity 15
  • Transfer: Included from Bozeman Airport or hotel, approx 1 hour.
Summary:
Set at 7000 ft and surrounded by 2 million acres of wilderness. Family run & offers a great children's programme for all ages as well as having adult only weeks. Close enough to visit Yellowstone & Old Faithful.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Sunday to Sunday from 14 June to 13 September (high season 28 June to 9 August)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
    It is also possible to extend your stay or to book shorter stays of 3 nights or more
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours. No riding on arrival or departure days
  • Meeting point: Bozeman Airport, USA (BZN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, experienced riders separated. Minimum age 6
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8 in riding groups
  • Transfer: Return from Bozeman $150 for the first person and $25 for each additional person. Payable on site.
Sunset ride in Texas
from $1,805
Summary:

Head to Texas and visit this small, family-run, ranch for a welcoming Texan cowboy experience. Learn natural horsemanship techniques, there are programmes for starting colts, confidence building and children. Work with colts and difficult horses or build your confidence riding in small groups. This destination offers an all-inclusive ranch holiday for riders of all abilities making it ideal for groups of mixed ability or families who can take advantage of the children's riding programmes the ranch offers.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jan 30; Feb 20, 27 - Rodeo Special; Mar 5 - Rodeo Special, 12, 26; Apr 16, 23; Sept 3, 10; Oct 1, 15; Nov 12, 26. Summer dates available upon request, please enquire.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner. All levels can be catered for.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-5
  • Transfer: Return transfer included to/from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
View of hotel from X-country course
from $1,315
Summary:

Historic Inn set in forests with beautiful views over lake, good riding programme out in forests or tuition, Western or English tack, many other activities, ideal for families in holiday times, spectacular fall foliage Set/Oct, great combination with New York or Boston city visit.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Any day departure between 15 May and 31 October
  • Trip Length: 5d/4n or per 24hrs
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hrs
  • Meeting point: Rutland, VT train station or regional airport or hotel if driving.
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding group on trails, lessons usually individual
  • Transfer: We recommend either:
    Rental car and drive (3.5hr from Boston); train from New York to Rutland, VT; fly from Boston to Rutland regional airport (RUT).
    There is a free pickup from the meeting point for trains or flights with stays of 4 nights or more.

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