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Riding through the Morvan National Park
from $1,969
Summary:

An exhilarating endurance trail in central France covering 40-60 km a day, this is one for fit, adventurous riders only. Excellent food, stunning scenery, spend the night in a castle and enjoy the extensive gallops. Not for the faint-hearted.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 20 Jun (FULL); 25 Jul (FULL); 29 Aug (FULL)
  • Trip Length: 9 days / 8 nights / 7 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The equestrian centre in the Morvan National Park. Transfer available from Le Creusot TGV station (1h20m from Paris).
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable and independent at all speeds and on varied terrain. Must be physically fit and in shape.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-12
  • Transfer: 2019: €100 from/to Le Creusot TGV station (60 km) per car (max 4 people). Transfer is payable on-site. Complimentary transfer from/to Autun station.
Horse and rider on mountain top
from $1,715
Summary:

An exciting trail with varied terrain on fit Anglo-Arab horses offering an insight into the culture of the Pays Basque region as well as beach riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 3, 17, 31; Jun 14, 28*; Sept 6, 20; Oct 4.
  • (* indicates High Season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 Or you can go to Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident at all paces and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: €90 per person return, payable on-site. The transfer departs Bordeaux airport at 14:00 on the arrival day and arrives back at the airport at around 11:30 on the final day. Riders should make sure their flights arrive with time to clear security before 14:00 and book their flights to depart after 13:00 on the departure day.
Trail past walled towns of Aquitane
from $1,689
Summary:
An exciting trail with varied terrain on fit Anglo-Arab horses offering an insight into the culture of the Aquitaine region as well as beach riding.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 19; May 3*, 17*, 31*; Sept 20*; Oct 18. (*denotes high season).
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n (6 days riding)
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 or Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders confident at all paces and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: 2020: €90 per person return, payable on-site. The transfer departs Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 on Day 1, returning to the airport at approx. 11:30. Please book flights landing before 13:00 and depart after 13:00.
One of the river crossings
from $1,625
Summary:

Explore the northern part of the Vienne region, famous for its romanesque riches. Take advantage of the unpopulated, rustic and quiet landscape along the different rivers: la Vienne, la Gartempe L'Anglin and the Creuse. Extensive riding paths and fantastic views.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 26 Apr; 30 Aug
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Usseau, France
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate: You should be confident at all paces, able to mount and dismount unaided and happy riding on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-7
  • Transfer: 2020: From Tours or Poitiers-Biard airports, €60 per person, payable on site. Complimentary transfer from/to Châtellerault TGV station (1h45m from Paris) if required.
Summary:

Based stay with daily rides across the plains on lovely fit and responsive horses. Comfortable accommodation with ensuite double bedrooms and an onsite 'swimming pond'.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 3 to 6 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours a day
  • Meeting point: Budapest Airport (BUD) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: Secure seat at walk, trot and canter in open spaces. Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: included from Budapest Airport or town (pick-up between 1pm to 6pm; Transfers outside of these times will incur an additional fee). Transfer time is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
Fast riding over the Plains
from $1,329
Summary:

A fast point to point trail ride across the plains on lovely fit and responsive horses. Accommodation in nice rural accommodations and wonderful holiday resorts with swimming pools.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 28 Mar; 18 Apr; 9, 16 (FULL), 23 May; 6 (FULL), 13, 20 Jun; 11, 18 Jul; 1, 29 Aug; 5, 12, 26 Sept; 3, 17, 24 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Budapest Airport (BUD) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: Secure seat at walk, trot and canter in open spaces. Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 4- 6
  • Transfer: 2020: included from Budapest Airport or town (pick-up between 1pm to 6pm; Transfers outside of these times will incur an additional fee). Transfer time is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
Iceland Horse Round Up
from $1,985
Summary:

Autumn herding is a tradition in Iceland and you feel really involved in the culture and history of this fascinating country by taking part in the round up of hundreds of horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 30 September
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/4 days riding - 120km
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to seven hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Crossing a river with a herd of horses
from $2,505
Summary:

The North of Iceland is known for its spectacular natural sights and diverse landscape. We ride along soft riding tracks ideal for “tölting”, the unique extra gait of the Icelandic Horse seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. This tour was nominated by the Sunday Times as one of the 10 best trails in the world.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 22, 29* June; 6*, 13* July; 10*, 17*, 24 August (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding - approx. 160km.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. A sense of adventure is also required. Minimum age 8.
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Iceland Northern Lights Short Break
from $1,159
Summary:

Great riding in the wilderness outside of Reykjavik, a chance to spot the illusive Northern Lights and enjoy the legendary nightlife of Iceland's capital.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Short Break: Jan 29; Feb 19, 26; Mar 4, 11, 18; Apr 8; Sept 16, 30; Oct 7, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25.
  • 2020 Comfort Tour Short Break: Mar 26; Apr 2; Oct 15, 22.
  • Trip Length: Short Break: 4 days / 3 nights / 3 days riding
    Comfort Tour Short Break: 3 days / 2 nights / 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Able to walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 16
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik at 17:00 (16:00-17:00 for Comfort Short Break).
Canter in the desert on Marwari horses
from $4,059
Summary:
Visit and stay in some of the finest Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan over the Christmas and New Year holidays. After a fantastic ride on Christmas Day you spend the night in a luxury tented camp with a bonfire under the stars, while the horses rest nearby.

The Marwari horses are bold, fit and fast, making them the perfect companions for your journey. Accommodation and service levels throughout this holiday are second to none, this is a real luxury experience. Many of the hotels are converted palaces and mansions, and even when camping in remote areas you can be sure of a hot shower and a comfortable bed every night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 21 December - 3 January 2021
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 9 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Delhi Airport (DEL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 8-15
  • Transfer: 2020: All road transfers from meeting point are included. Internal airfare Jaipur/Delhi is not included and is currently estimated at US$154.
    Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes at peak times and 25 minutes for early morning/late night arrivals.

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