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Herding cattle in the Andes
from $1,789
Summary:

Visit the high Andes of north west Argentina on this unique trail. Ride on ancient Incan pathways, searching for cattle in the high altitude grasslands at 3,000m where condors circle overhead. You'll help the gauchos drive the cattle into corrals and assist with sorting and branding.This destination is for experienced riders who want to experience local Argentinian culture by taking part in one of the last truly authentic cattle drives in the world. Accommodation is in mountain cabins with two nights in a hotel for a true gaucho experience.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 1 May; 2 Oct
  • 2022: 30 Apr; 1 Oct
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-9 hours
  • Meeting point: Salta Airport (SLA), Argentina
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from Salta airport or city centre.
Desert portion of the ride
from $2,389
Summary:

Ride along ancient Inca trails in the Andes Mountains where life goes on as it has for centuries. From the dry Calchaquí desert on the west of the Dead Lion Range of the Andes, we cross at 3,000m (9,000ft) where condors roam and descend into a different world of lush green valleys and tropical forests of Lerma. 

En-route we stay in the homes of the local Calchaqui Indians with 3 nights of camping under the spectacular southern hemisphere stars in the high Andes, an unmissable experience. A relaxed ride with beds and hot showers all or most nights for riders who can walk, trot and canter.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021 9 Day Programme: May 11; July 17; August 22; October 12.
  • 2021 12 Day Programme: May 23; July 4; August 8; September 19; October 31.
  • Tailor-made rides can also be arranged all year round
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding OR
    12 days/ 11 nights/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: 9 day: Salta Airport (SLA)
    12 day: Buenos Aires Airport (EZE)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8. Ride may be confirmed for less than 6 at a supplement, see Prices and Dates tab.
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from Salta for 9 day programme. 12 day programme approximately $60 one way per car (1-3 pax) from Buenos Aires Pistarini (international) or $30 from Buenos Aires Newbery (domestic).
Bhutan Himalayan Monastery Trail
from $2,775
Summary:

A cultural adventure in the Himalayan mountains visiting ancient monasteries and meeting local people in the land of happiness. Staying in a variety of accommodations including hotels, farm houses and camping, this tour combines horse riding with trekking and sight-seeing to include all the best Bhutan has to offer.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: Dates available on request for 2+ riders
  • Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Paro Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong novice onwards. Riders should have a good level of fitness and a sense of adventure, and be confident riding up and down steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
Saltpans of Botswana
from $4,425
Summary:

Experience a huge zebra migration and flamingo herds November to March in Africa's largest ephemeral wetland, or from May to September, a blindingly white desert with game easily located on grass islands with permanent waterholes. All year round interaction with a habituated meercat colony, tracking with the San and baobab trees. An extraordinary riding adventure ideal to combine with the Okavango Delta for the ultimate safari.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021 Mid Season: 16 May; 19 Sept; 22, 27 Dec.
  • 2021 Mid/High Season: 27 Jun.
  • 2021 High Season: 18 Jul; 1 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2021: approx. £638 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
galloping through the flood plains chasing lechwe
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
Arguably the best ride in the world for good riders. Frequent big game sightings, fantastic riding on an unbeatable team of horses, luxury accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • Arrivals/Departures on Saturday or Tuesday
  • 2021 Low season: TBC
  • 2021 Mid season: TBC
  • 2021 High season: TBC
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights, 8 days/7 nights or 11 days/10 nights.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Post to trot 10 min and gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2020: from £275 per person each way (helicopter). Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire.
Special Offer:

50% discount offered on return flights from Maun to Macatoo for any bookings of 7 nights or more, and FREE return flights from Maun to Macatoo on any bookings of 10 nights or more.

Summary:

Luxurious Big Game safari with excellent service levels.

Departure Dates:
  • Year round arrivals and departures
  • 2021 Low Season: Jan 1 - Mar 31; 1 - 31 Dec
  • 2021 Mid Season: Apr 1 - Jun 14; Oct 15 - Nov 30
  • 2021 Peak Season: Jun 15 - Oct 14
  • Trip Length: We recommended a 5, 7 or 10 night safari
    Shorter stays are available, however a minimum stay of 3 nights applies
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun (MUB) or Kasane (BBK) Airports
  • Riding Ability Required: Rising trot for 10 minute stretches and the ability to gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2021: Maun £205.00 one way per person, 30 minute flight. Kasane £300.00 one way per person. 1 1/2 hour flight
Summary:

Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021 Low season: 16 Jan; 2, 16 Feb; 1, 16 (FULL), 29 Mar; 2 Dec.
  • 2021 Mid season: 11 Apr; 8, 16 May; 5, 23 Jun; 13, 21 Nov.
  • 2021 High season: 3, 11, 28 (FULL) Jul; 7, 28 Aug; 18, 26 Sept; 16, 24 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 day / 7 nights / 6 riding days set dates
    Also available on a nightly basis with a minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun Airport, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from Maun airport for 7 night ride. For nightly stays transfers are £23 pp return. Transfers are 45 minutes from Maun to the start of the ride.
Watching giraffes on the run
from $3,089
Summary:

The Tuli Block is  home to a great diversity of wildlife species inluding large herds of elephant. Fast & exciting riding safari for confident intermediate riders with comfortable accommodation in a variuety of semi-permanent camps around the Mashatu Reserve. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2021/22:Low Season: Sunday to Sunday in Jan, Feb, Dec
  • Mid Season: Sunday to Sunday in Mar, Apr, Jun
  • High Season: Sunday to Sunday in May, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights/ 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 16
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2021: Return charter flight £620 per person. Road transfers from £446 (£481 in 2022) per car. See notes section for more details.
Riding through the Alberta Rockies
from $2,429
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:
  • 2021 Alberta Rockies Trail Ride: 13 June; 11 July; 8 August; 5 (FULL) September
  • 2021 Lost Trail; 25 July
  • Trip Length: Alberta Rockies Trail Ride: 7 nights/8 days/7 riding days
    Lost Trail: 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: Alberta Rockies Trail Ride: intermediate onwards.
    Lost Trail: advanced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
    2-12 (Lost Trail)
  • Transfer: 2021: Via taxi varies from C$110-C$180 per car one way from Calgary Airport, payable on-site.
Pack trip in the Northern Rockies
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

Journey to the Muskwa-Kechika in the northern part of British Columbia's Rocky Mountains and join a full-on wilderness expedition into this remote region. The expedition will leave the Alaska Highway in mid-June at Mile 172 and emerge near Mile 400 in mid-September, with riders joining for 2 week jaunts along the way.
This is remote wilderness riding, as wild as it gets. Participants do not need to be experienced horse-riders but must be physically fit and able to cope with up to ten hours riding along river valleys, alpine ridges, and high mountain passes.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021 TBC
  • Trip Length: 14 nights/15 days
    Between 9-10 riding days.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-10 hours
  • Meeting point: Fort St John, Fort Nelson or Muncho Lake depending on expedition.
  • Riding Ability Required: This is a tough trail where general fitness is more important than riding ability. Riders should be confident in walk and trot and be able to mount and dismount repeatedly, lead and saddle your horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2020: Taxi from Fort Nelson approx CAD $100 pp. Carpool can usually be arranged.
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