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Sparkling Waters
from $2,829
Summary:

On this trip we head far into the wilderness, bringing all supplies on packhorses with only one resupply by float plane halfway through the trip. This enables us to explore deep into the wilderness, a world away from the usual day trips from Whitehorse. 
A rare chance to experience from horseback the pristine natural beauty of the Yukon, the westernmost of Canada's territories that borders Alaska. As featured in the Telepgraph Travel magazine article.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 31 (1 space available) May; 21 (full) Jun; 11 (full) Jul; 2 (full), 22 (full) Aug.
  • 2021: 30 May; 20 Jun; 12 Jul; 1, 22 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 13 days / 12 nights/ 10 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon (YXY)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in all paces on varied terrain and fit enough to spend up to eight hours a day in the saddle. Because pack horses are in the group, almost the entire ride is at walk.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. It is a ten minute drive to the ranch.
Horses in the Yukon
from $1,265
Summary:

Explore one of the few pristine wildernesses left in the world on these pack trips into the Yukon territory in Canada. You'll enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains, camping accommodation and untouched wilderness. This is a ride for adventurous riders from beginner level onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 4 day pack trip: Jun 23; Jul 14; Aug 3, 17, 24; Sept 1
  • 2020 5 day pack trip: Jun 30; Jul 6; Aug 10.
  • Trip Length: 4 nights/5 days/5 days riding
    3 nights/4 days/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse Airport YXY, Canada.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onward.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-6
  • Transfer: 2020: $195 per person return from Whitehorse airport to the ranch, around 50 minutes. Payable on-site in cash.
Gallop in Moon Valley Oct 2011
from $3,795
Summary:

Fantastic riding adventure in the driest desert in the world, the Atacama desert in Chile. Long hours, fast riding, excellent horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 October.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Calama Airport, Chile (CJC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12. A small group supplement is applicable for groups of less than 5, please see detailed prices and the notes section below.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour.
Taking a rest
from $3,249
Summary:

The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 19 Jan; 20 Feb (confirmed); 9 Mar
  • 2021: 10 Jan; 14 Feb; 4 Mar
  • Additional dates are available on requests for groups of 10 or more from Dec - March.
  • Trip Length: 2019/2020: 9 days / 8 nights / 7 days riding
    2021: 10 days / 9 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago, Chile at 2pm.
    End point of ride - Mendoza, Argentina. It is possible to catch a bus back to Santiago at the end of the ride - this takes 6 hours and costs in the region of $40
  • Riding Ability Required: From fit and confident novice onwards. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 10-15
  • Transfer: Included from Santiago and back to Mendoza at end of ride. Transfer time is approx 2 hours.
Riding in Patagonia
from $1,759
Summary:

Head to the unparrelled wilderness of Northern Patagonia on this week-long farm stay. This destination is remote and for those looking to experience the peace & tranquility of real Patagonian life, far from the usual tourist trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Tuesday to Tuesday, all year-round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 to 5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Balmaceda Airport, Chile (BBA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice, intermediate or advanced riders are welcome
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfer from/to Balmaceda Airport is included if arriving/leaving at set times. If you require a transfer outside of these times the cost is $300 USD one way, payable on-site.
Horse riding holiday in Havana
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
An excellent short break for those looking to mix horse riding with experiencing the local culture. After riding in the mornings, the afternoons are given to learning the national dance of Cuba, 'Son', with a professional dance teacher. There are plenty of other activities for non-riding friends and family making this a really inclusive holiday.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 20 February; 4 March; 5 November. Other dates available on request all year round.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel (usually Hotel Presidente)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in walk, trot and canter in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: One way transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on the last day of the programme for clients departing at 6pm or later. Transfer from Havana airport is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (€25)
Cuban cowboy on horseback
from $3,015
Summary:
Exploring the colonial and cultural heritage of central Cuba on horseback.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 16 February; 22 November
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 5 hours.
  • Meeting point: Hotel in Havana (Hotel Presidente or similar)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter and some experience riding over rough terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from Havana airport on Day 1 is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (€25). One way transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on Day 10 for clients departing at 6pm or later.
Cuba Tabaqueros Trail
from $2,529
Summary:
A rich cultural and natural ride through the Green Province, the westernmost province of Cuba.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 8 Feb; 14 Nov
  • Trip Length: 2020: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 6 hours. Most riding days are six hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel (usually Hotel Presidente)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter and some experience riding over rough terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 6-12
  • Transfer: One way group transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on the last day of the programme for clients departing at 6pm or later. Arrival transfer from Havana airport is not included, taxi cost is approximately 25 CUC (€25).
Shawn Hamilton on The Revolution Trail horse-riding holiday in Cuba
from $2,975
Summary:
This trail through Oriente, the Eastern Region of Cuba, takes you to the historical sites of the Cuban Revolution and lets you discover the beauty of the National Park of Sierra Maestra on horseback. The Revolution Trail suits riders who can walk, trot canter and also offers plenty of activities out of the saddle making it suitable for accompanying non-riders. This is a point to point trail offering accommodation in casas particulares (homestays), guesthouses and farmers accommodation along the route.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 28 Feb; 4 Dec
  • Other dates on request.
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago de Cuba Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in walk, trot and canter in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 5-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Arrival transfer is included. Departure transfer is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (around £20) payable on-site.
The pacific coast beach
from $1,929
Summary:
Exceptional adventure holiday exploring the unspoilt coastline and interior of the Dominican Republic on horseback.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jan 18; Feb 8; Mar 14; May 16; Jun 13; Jul 11; Aug 8; Sept 26; Nov 7; Dec 5.
  • Other dates on request for 2 or more riders, open all year except 12 Dec - 4 Jan.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding or 13 days/12 nights/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably. Minimum age is 12.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from Punta Cana (20 mins). Transfers from La Romana or Santo Domingo are also possible for an extra charge.

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