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Plateau view riding in Portugal
from $1,769
Summary:

Centre based riding holiday in beautiful mountainous natural park just north of Lisbon. The riding centre offers trails in different directions each day or tuition and jumping. Accommodation is in a nearby 4* B&B surrounded by beautiful nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Saturday departures available all year round
  • High Season: July and August
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
    Tailor-made programmes and shorter stays available upon request.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Lisbon airport. Meeting time according to flight schedule.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders secure in all paces for trails, all levels for lessons.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: €75pp each way from Lisbon Airport. Payable on site.
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
  • 2021 Low Season: 5 Jan - 12 Feb; 22 Feb - 31 Mar; 20 Apr - 20 Jul
  • 2021 High Season: 13 - 21 Feb; 1 - 19 Apr; 21 Jul - 4 Jan 2022
  • 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 (2021: £102) 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:

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 - December, minimum stay of 3 nights. Low season: Feb; Mid season: Mar and Dec; 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.
Ground work
from $1,315
Summary:

Horseback holiday in Majorca, Spain. Dressage lessons and hacking out over this beautiful island. Spa with many different treatments. Why not come for some winter sun.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Every Sunday to Sunday from 1st March -29th November. No riding on a Sunday. Fully booked 21st May to 24th May
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 3 hours dressage tuition per day
  • Meeting point: Palma Airport (PMI)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate with some knowledge of dressage.  More advanced knowledge is required if the lessons are to be on and with the Andalucian stallions. Minimum age 15.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 7
  • Transfer: 2020: From Palma Airport to finca on request 1-4 people, €25 - €60 each way depending on number, payable on site. Car hire is also available at the airport.
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.
Riding in Majorca
from $1,179
Summary:

Horse riding holiday in Majorca, Spain. Beautiful traditional finca dedicated to the world of horses. On-site Spa. Trail rides to explore the island. Families and singles welcome.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Every Sunday to Sunday from 1st March to 29th November. No riding on a Sunday. Fully booked 21-24 May
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1- 6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Majorca Palma Airport (PMI)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident at walk, trot and canter, and riding fit as long hours in the saddle. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 7
  • Transfer: 2020: From Palma Airport to finca on request €25 - €60 in 2020 each way depending on number of guests, payable on site. Car hire is also available at the airport.
Horse riding in the Scottish countryside
from $1,139
Summary:

This horse riding holiday in the Scottish Borders offers a mix of high quality tuition and enjoyable rides out in the rolling countryside for adults and children of all ages and abilities. The riding centre is located within walking distance of a local market town and has great views and riding across swathes of unspoiled Scottish wilderness.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Arrival every Sunday throughout the year (excluding Christmas and New Year). Other start dates available for tailor-made stays.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 days riding. Other length stays are available on request.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Glasgow airport or riding centre
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: Lessons: 1-8 (usual group size 4-5).
    Trail rides: 1-8 with 2 guides for groups over 6.
  • Transfer: 2020: From Glasgow airport £90 per journey or Edinburgh airport £75 per journey (max 4 people) each way, payable on site.
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:
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.

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