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Italy Cefalu to Etna Trail
from $1,929
Summary:

A wonderful trail for strong intermediate riders wanting to discover the ancient culture and history of this island. Ride through 4 national parks finishing at the lip of a live volcano. Above average accommodation and food in agriturismos.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 2; Jun 6 (FULL); Sept 5; Oct 3.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n
  • Approximate riding time per day: up to 8 hours or more
  • Meeting point: Palermo Airport (PMO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate plus
  • Usual Group Size: 4-9
  • Transfer: 2020: From Palermo airport €100 per car, please arrive before 17:00. To Catania at the end of ride included. To Palermo at the end of ride €300. Transfers payable on site
Italy Coast to Coast Trail
from $1,929
Summary:

An exciting adventure for experienced riders which allows you to travel all the way from the north of Sicily to Agrigento on the south coast. Learn more about this stunning island from friendly and knowledgeable guides. Expect comfortable accommodation, delicious Sicilian food and, of course, the company of a trustworthy horse who will be your partner all the way from one coast to the next!

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 23 (FULL); Jun 27; Sept 19; Oct 24.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n
  • Approximate riding time per day: up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Cefalu or Castelbuono bus or train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be comfortable at all paces and good fitness is required
  • Usual Group Size: 4-9
  • Transfer: Included from Cefalu or Castelbuono bus or train station. If you prefer, we can organise transfer from/to Palermo or Catania - see notes below itinerary.
Rounding up cattle with the Butteri
from $1,665
Summary:

Guest house trail from Maremma to ride with the Butteri doing traditional cattle work. Comfortable accommodation, fantastic horses ridden in Western tack and exceptional food and wine await you.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Guesthouse Trail: 9 (FULL) May; 17, 24 Oct
  • Camping Trail: 2 May
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2020: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports €250 per person return (approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station €35 per person return (approx. 1 hour) at set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge).
Riding through Etruscan road
from $1,749
Summary:

Enjoy a trail through the beautiful Tuscan countryside, with well organised camps or Agrotourism B&Bs along the way. Excellent horses ridden in Western tack and exceptional food and wine await you.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 16 (FULL); Aug 22; Oct 3 (FULL).
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports (€250 return, approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station (€35 return, approx. 1 hour) - set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge)
Italy Sicily Stationary Programme
from $1,689
Summary:

A residential week combining scenic riding with the discovery of an area surprisingly rich in nature, history, culture and culinary wealth.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round Saturday to Saturday.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n
  • Approximate riding time per day: up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Palermo or Catania Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice and above
  • Usual Group Size: 4-9
  • Transfer: From/to Palermo: included for week-long stays
    From/to Catania: €150 each way
Summary:

Welcoming riding centre specialising in western riding and trekking including courses and instruction in Tuscany, Italy.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Taste of Trekking: Apr 11, 25; Aug 1*, 8*; Sept 5.
  • 2020 Western Perfection Course: Mar 28; Apr 11; Jun 6, 20; Jul 18*; Aug 1*, 22; Oct 3.
  • 2020 Etruscan Mini-Trail: Apr 4, 18; May 30; Jun 20; Jul 25*; Sept 19; Oct 10.
  • (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports €250 return (approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station €35 return (approx. 1 hour) at set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge).
Tuscany trail riding
from $1,749
Summary:

This is a gentle introduction to trail riding  in the Etruscan region of Italy with 4 nights in country houses in beautiful rural sites beside your horse. Western saddles are utilised on this trail. The scenery is varied and there is no particularly difficult terrain or drop offs; enjoy rolling hills and fields and relax by the stunning waters of Lake Bolsena. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 23 May (FULL); 26 September
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports €250 return (approx. 2.5 hours) pp or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station €35 (approx. 1 hour) at set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge).
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $1,935
Summary:
See the real Mexico on this trail which has a combination of beautiful nature and historic UNESCO towns along the historic Silver Route. Good riding, hotel accommodation and cultural highlights.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jul 20; Aug 17; Sept 21; Oct 19.
  • Other dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 2020: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours (may be over 7 hours on some days)
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit, confident intermediate onwards able to walk, trot and canter, maybe gallop depending on group. Long hours in the saddle, minimum age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Approximately $30 each way Payable on site
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $1,949
Summary:

Discover the real Mexico on a point to point trail staying overnight at traditional hacienda's riding fit Mexican Criollo's. For intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jan 17; Feb 14; Mar 13; Apr 24; May 22; Jun 12; Jul 3, 25; Aug 22; Sept 18; Oct 17; Nov 12, 27; Dec 19, 27.
  • Other dates available upon request for 4 or more riders.
  • Trip Length: 9d/8n/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 -6 hours
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX), Aguascalientes (AGU) or Guadalajara (GDL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit, confident intermediate onwards able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 14
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: Included from Leon Airport, extra cost from Guadalajara (GDL)
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $2,849
Summary:
Discover authentic Mexico as a guest on a historic horse and cattle hacienda which has been upgraded to a boutique spa, fit Mexican Criollo's to ride and many non riding activities.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request for a minimum of 2 riders - please enquire
  • Trip Length: Hacienda Based Stay 9d/8n/7 days riding, daily rate also available with 3 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards. Minimum age 14
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.

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