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Riding along Bakers Beach
from $1,209
Summary:

Horse riding in Tasmania in 3 unique locations: the beautiful Mersey Valley, Cradle Mountain in the Vale of Belvoir Conservation Area and Bakers Beach (Narawntapu National Park). Taking in part of the 460km Tasmanian Trail, this 5-day break offers fast riding along white sandy beaches, plenty of wildlife from wombats to possums and comfortable accommodation at two different locations. Ideal for adventurous riders looking to explore this vast, beautiful island state.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day start throughout the year. Closed in August and September.
  • Trip Length: 4 nights/5 days/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Launceston Airport (LST), Tasmania
  • Riding Ability Required: Should be confident at walk, trot and canter in open spaces including fast-paced beach riding.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2019: A taxi from the airport to the stables is approximately $200 each way and a one hour drive. Most guests hire a car and drive themselves.
galloping gauchos
from $2,319
Summary:
Trail from one fazenda to another in the cattle farming backcountry of Brazil. Superb riding at all paces 5.500 ft surrounded by outstanding ever-changing scenery.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 6 Jan; 21 Feb; 22 Oct; 17 Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 7 hrs
  • Meeting point: Florianopolis Airport (FLN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 5-15
  • Transfer: Transfers included, pick up approx. 12 noon and drop off approx. 11am.
Riding through the Alberta Rockies
from $2,279
Summary:

Ride the Continental divide between Alberta and British Columbia in Canada on this 8-day trail. Travel high into the Canadian Rockies while supplies are transported by horse-drawn wagon through the valleys, leaving the riders free to pick up the pace between passes. Camping out in the wilderness, this is one for adventurous riders who want to get off the beaten track and explore this wildlife-filled region and not only at a walk.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 June; 14 July and 25 August.
  • Trip Length: 7 nights/8 days/7 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: At the ranch, a 1h30 drive from Calgary Airport.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: 2019: C$180 per car one way from Calgary Airport payable on site.
Summary:
6d/5n or 3d/2n pack trips through the stunning Banff National Park for all level of rider on well schooled reliable horses, staying in comfortable remote camps to fully enjoy the wilderness.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 6 Day: Monday and Friday departures between 26 June and 4 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • 2019 3 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 2 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding or 3 days/2 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ranch
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or Brewster. From $118 per person return.
Taking part in a cattle drive
from $1,575
Summary:

Experience Canada's wild west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Guests can relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, riding out in small groups aboard quality horses. Non-riders can relax in the hot tub, go fishing or even try their hand at gold panning in the creek that runs through the ranch. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and riding for all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May 15 - Oct 15 2019 any day arrival, winter dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Williams Lake Airport (YWL)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-15
  • Transfer: 2019: from Williams Lake available for C$130 round trip
Riding along a dry river bed
from $2,409
Summary:
A stunning pack trip through the wild mountains of Alberta for riders of all levels. Stay in cosy cabins as you explore the unspoilt Ghost River area on this adventurous ride.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: On request between June and October for a minimum of 2 riders.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours (some days may exceed 7 hours)
  • Meeting point: Calgary International Airport or the hotel in Banff.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided. Experience of riding over rough or steep terrain is useful but not necessary.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from meeting point. It is also possible to arrange transfers from Canmore, please enquire for cost.
Summary:

This relaxed working cattle-guest ranch in Saskatchewan has plenty to explore with nine miles of water frontage and more than 5,000 acres of rolling pasture and a herd of two hundred and fifty cows and calves.

Experience the cowboy way of life under the endless sky of the Canadian prairies and ride where the Blackfoot Indians once camped as they hunted bison across the vast plains. Overnight in simple log cabins with en suite rooms, relax in the hot tub after each day.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: No set departures. Guests are welcome any day between May 20th and October 10th.
  • Fully booked 20 May - 27 June, 1-25 July, 5-15 August, 26-31 August; 1 September - 10 October
  • Trip Length: 2 night minimum stay. We recommend a 7 night trip.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Saskatoon Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: All abilities can be catered for. Groups can be split according to ability when riding out on the trail.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10 for riding out
  • Transfer: Saskatoon Airport: from CAD $189 return per person, see below itinerary for more details.
Summary:
Explore the backcountry of Banff National Park on this horse riding holiday with comfortable lodge accommodation. Sure-footed horses take riders of any level through the wilderness around Bow River and up in to the mountains, with gourmet food, a crackling fire and comfortable beds each night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 23 June and 12 September.
  • 2019 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 26 June and 11 September
  • 2019 3 Day: Monday departures between 20 May and 7 October
  • 2019 2 Day: Saturday departures between 18 May and 5 October
  • 2020 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 21 June and 10 September.
  • 2020 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 9 September
  • 2020 3 Day: Monday departures between 18 May and 12 October
  • 2020 2 Day: Saturday departures between 16 May and 10 October
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding. Shorter stays between 2 and 4 days also available.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The meeting point is at the stables
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or through us. From $118 per person return.
Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from $2,135
Summary:
Pack trips through the Canadian Rockies - the real deal with awe-inspiring scenery and remote camp sites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 7 day pack trip: 16, 23 (full) Jun; 14*(Full) Jul; 11* Aug; 8, 14 (full) Sep (* High Season)
  • 2019: 10 day pack trip: 30 Jun; 21* (full) Jul; 18* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2019: Mount Prairie Combo: 14 (full) Sep
  • 2019: Great Plains Trail and Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 25 May (Full)
  • 2020: 7 day pack trip: 21 Jun; 12* Jul; 9* Aug; 12 Sep (* High Season)
  • 2020: 10 day pack trip: 28 Jun; 19* Jul; 16*, 30* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2020: Mount Prairie Combo: 23 May; 12 Sep
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n or 10d/9n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hrs per day with breaks
  • Meeting point: Calgary Airport (YYC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter on a good horse. Intermediate and above for Great Plains and Mountain Prairie combos.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Calgary airport or town at around 4pm. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour. Return transfer arrives to the airport approx. 11am.
Wildlife pack trip in Canada
from $2,255
Summary:

An immersive nature experience, travelling on horseback through the Canadian wilderness and exploring the fauna and flora living there. Learn the instincts and habits of an abundance of wildlife including bears, eagles, mountain goats, moose, cougars and wolves from your knowledgeable guides. 
Overnight in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this ride gets you really close to nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May to October. 7 day programmes start on Sundays, 4 day programmes start on Mondays or Thursdays.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/7 days riding or 4 days/3 nights/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours per day.
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2019: Approx. £225 return per person from Vancouver to ranch on set dates. Special group rates available, please enquire. Additional charges applied for transfers at other times. Transfers are payable in advance.
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