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Summary:
A 15,000 acre self sufficient working ranch in northern Patagonia. Ride out each day where the mighty Andes rise up behind you, or ride into the neighbouring Indian reservation. Look out for wildlife of the area, especially condors.
Departure Dates:
  • Season runs from 1 September 2019 to 30 April 2020, any day arrival and departure
  • Trip Length: A stay of seven nights is recommended. There is a minimum stay of three nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Chapelco Airport, San Martin de Los Andes (CPC)
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels catered for, experienced riders separated. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: Max 12
  • Transfer: 2019: From San Martin (approx. 30 mins) $70 per vehicle each way, payable on-site. Other transfer options can be viewed below the itinerary.
Riding on the Beach
from $1,775
Summary:
The best of both worlds! Ride through lush forests and open scrub, then cool off with a gallop along miles of golden sands. Suitable for confident riders keen on long gallops. Beautiful accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 20 Oct; 3, 17 Nov; 1, 15 Dec.
  • 2020: 1 Jan; 1, 15, 29 Mar; 16 Apr; 3, 118, 31 May; 14, 28 Jun; 12, 26 Jul; 13, 27 Aug; 10, 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 8, 22 Nov; 6, 20 Dec.
  • 10 - 13 April - Easter short stay (no beach riding, please enquire)
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3.5 - 6 hours
    2hr beach ride
  • Meeting point: Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) or Kendall train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Advanced riders, must be comfortable cantering and galloping in open spaces.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-4
  • Transfer: Included from Port Macquarie Airport at around 5:15pm or Kendall train station at 6:15pm. Drop off on final day from 9am at Port Macquarie Airport or 9am at Kendall train station.
Saltpans of Botswana
from $4,565
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:
  • 2020 Mid Season: 9 May; 22 Jun; 21 Sept; 21, 26 Dec.
  • 2020 High Season: 26 Jul; 26 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: 2020: approx. £510 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
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
  • 2020 Low season: January; February; March; December.
  • 2020 Mid season: 1 April to 31 May; 1 October to 1 December.
  • 2020 High season: 1 June to 30 Sept.
  • 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
  • 2020 Low Season: Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec
  • 2020 Mid Season: Apr, May, Jun and Nov
  • 2020 Peak Season: Jul, Aug, Sept and Oct
  • 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: 2020: Maun £205.00 one way per person, 30 minute flight. Kasane £300.00 one way per person. 1 1/2 hour flight
Watching giraffes on the run
from $2,829
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:
  • 2020: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: 2020: Return charter flight £570 per person. Return road transfers from £429 per car. See notes section for more details.
galloping gauchos
from $2,715
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:
  • 2020: 24 Jan; 5 Apr; 24 Oct; 1 Dec.
  • 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 in Bulgaria
from $1,989
Summary:

Exciting and fast riding on super horses through the scenic Bulgarian mountains steeped in Thracian and Roman history with relaxing and indulgent spa treatments in the evenings. Accommodation in 3 and 4 star spa hotels throughout the trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Apr; 9, 23 May; 12 Sep; 3 Oct
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 12 noon on Day 1.
  • Riding Ability Required: Advanced. Riders need to be capable at all paces including gallop, able to spend up to 6 hours a day in the saddle riding on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: 2020: included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrange departure flights after 5pm. Approximate transfer time is 2 hours.
Summary:

Explore the secluded Dalmatian countryside of Croatia on this budget-busting break for experienced riders. Enjoy delicious homemade food and wine, fast, thrilling riding and friendly hosts on this delightful based stay. Escape the summer crowds and see a side of Croatia rarely explored by travelling to the spectacular, mountain interior of the Dalmatian region. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun 6, 20; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sept 12, 26; Oct 10, 24.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7nights/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Split Airport (SPU), Croatia. Flights can arrive and depart at any time.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and above. Must be confident at all paces including gallop.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfer from Split airport, bus or train station is €50 per person payable on-site in cash.
Summary:
Based stay and flexible for all riders and great for families with non-riders. Explore miles of golden sandy beaches, shaded forests, watersports and typical French cuisine.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: All year round (closed 20 December - 10 January). Sunday arrivals, please speak to Travel Advisor.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights. Longer/shorter stays can be taken.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Flexible but from 2-6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport or Morcenx train station, France
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: 2020: €45 per person each way from Bordeaux for 2-8 people, payable on site. Please arrange flights to arrive before 15:30 and depart after 13:00. Transfers for 1 person can often be arranged from Bordeaux, otherwise pick-up will be at Morcenx train station.
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