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An example of the lovely food on the trail
from $2,885
Summary:
Toscana Cucina is a full service ride with the perfect combination of excellent riding, cooking, wine tasting and sightseeing to destinations of cultural and historical interest.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Mar 8; Apr 5, 19, 26; May 3; Sept 27; Oct 25; Nov 1, 15.
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Sienna railway station
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 15
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 8 (not including non-riders)
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Sienna railway station at 18:30
    Arranged on request from Rome (€420), Bologna (€350) or Pisa (€300) airport, or Sienna outside of set time (€100). Price is for 8-seater mini-bus and driver. Please note a charge of €30/h applies if the minibus has to wait at the airport for delayed flights. Payable on site.
Riding in wild Lesotho
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

Possibly the toughest ride in the world and a must do in the repertoire of any serious trail rider wanting to challenge themselves. See what horses are truly capable of as you ride over spectacular mountain passes and move on at a fast endurance pace where the terrain opens up on beautifully responsive, fit and sure-footed Boerperd horses.

Encounter local riders on Basutho horses riding from village to village along the horse trails criss-crossing this mountain kingdom. It is impossible to overstate the profound impact of completing this ride!

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May TBC; 2-11 September
  • Trip Length: 10 day/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at all paces, have experience riding over rough terrain and have an adventurous nature.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-8
  • Transfer: Not included; Johannesburg airport to start from £75pp (4 hrs) and from finish to Durban from £45pp (3.5 hrs) depending on numbers. Johannesburg from finish is a 6.5 hour drive (from £115)
Summary:
A fantastic based stay at a Hacienda style ranch just 300 metres from the Atlantic Ocean.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Agadir Beach Trail - Open all year round.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n. Shorter stays can be arranged
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2/3 hours per day or 4/5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Agadir Airport (AGA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point (week-long stays). Transfer time is approximately two hours
Summary:

Ride along the Atlantic coastline and beaches and visit Essaouira. Excellent horses, combination of small lodges and camping accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 5**, 12** Apr; 3* May: 7, 14, 28 June; 26* July; 2*, 9*, 16* Aug; 6*, 13* Sep; ( *mid season, **high season).
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Marrakech Airport (Agadir Airport is also possible)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point (30mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
Summary:

A true desert adventure in south-east Morocco for experienced riders; ride the Arab-Berber stallions through the dunes and across the plateaus of the Sahara desert. Camp under the pure desert sky and feast on typical Moroccan fare.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 1*, 15*, 29* Mar; 5** Apr; 11*, 18* Oct; 15, 22 Nov; 13*, 20**, 27* Dec (* denotes Mid Season; ** denotes High Season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5.5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ouarzazate Airport (OZZ), Morocco
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards but should be riding fit. Minimum age 16
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2020:Included from meeting point
Riding across the Sahara
from $1,399
Summary:

Fantastic trail through the desert home of the Berber people on fit horses for intermediate riders onwards. Ride from the stony deserts near Zagora all the way to the big sand dunes of the Sahara at Chegaga. Camping or, from October to April, guesthouses, hotels or a riad.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 12, 26 Jan; 23*(FULL) Feb; 1*, 8*, 15*, 22*, 29* Mar; 12** Apr. 18*, 25** Oct; 1**(FULL), 8**, 29 Nov; 6, 20**, 27** Dec. (*denotes mid season, ** high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days /7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ouarzazate Airport. It is also possible to fly to Marrakech; from where we can arrange a transfer for you or you can take a bus to Ouarzazate (additional cost). If you are flying into Marrakech then your flight must arrive no later than 2pm on Day 1 and leave no earlier than 3pm on Day 8.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards but should be riding fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point. For Marrakech transfers there is a supplement of €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
Horse overlooking canyon view
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

This horse riding safari holiday in Namibia has a combination of dramatic canyon landscapes, spacious desert planes and the mighty Orange River. This offers both inaccessible countryside and real wilderness areas as well as fast riding without limitations.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: September 18 - 28 (FULL)
  • 2021: June 4 - 14
  • Trip Length: 11d/10n/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 8 hours but some days may be even longer
  • Meeting point: Cape Town (CPT) on request for groups
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, confident at all paces, must be fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 12
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers to Cape Town International Airport, £365pp payable upon booking.
Poland Drawski Lake District
from $1,179
Summary:
Good riding for confident intermediate riders based at a manor house surrounded by beautiful nature, parks, lakes and with sauna massage and fresh, locally produced food in the "slow food" fashion.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Saturday departures from beginning of April until first week of July and from last week of August until mid October. Please enquire.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 riding days
    Shorter or longer stays on request.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Airport of Szczecin (SZZ), Poznan (POZ), Gdansk (GDN) or Berlin (SFX and TXL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Secure at a canter in open spaces.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Payable on site. From Szczecin airport, SZZ €80 each way / per car, about 1hr. Transfer from other airports available on request, all around €200 each way per car.
Summary:

A shorter version of our Beach & Game trail, this 3-day break combines beach riding and game viewing riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop for miles along the pristine beaches beside the Indian Ocean, ride with big game and enjoy a day at the famous Addo Elephant park by vehicle.  Accommodation is provided at a static camp offering spectacular views over the Kariega river. This short break is available year round for intermediate riders onwards who want to add a few days of beach riding and wildlife spotting onto their South African holiday.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 17 Jan, 18 Apr, 23 May, 20 Jun, 18 Jul, 15 Aug, 17 Oct, 12 Dec
  • Trip Length: 4 days /3 nights /3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. You must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Riding down the dunes on the Sunshine Coast
from $1,599
Summary:

The ultimate South African trail - combine beach and game viewing in one ride riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop for miles along the pristine beaches beside Indian Ocean, cross rivers on horseback, spend an evening on a river cruise, ride with big game and enjoy a day at the famous Addo Elephant park by vehicle. An excellent combination of beach and game with a chance to see the Big Five. An unforgettable and affordable break, available year round for intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Jan (FULL); 8 Feb (FULL); 7 Mar (FULL); 4 (FULL), 11 Apr; 2 May (FULL); 6 Jun; 4 Jul; 1 Aug; 5 Sept; 3, 17 Oct; 7 Nov; 5 Dec.
  • 2021: 23 Jan; 3 Apr
  • Trip Length: 8 days /7 nights /8 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. You must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter. You must be comfortable crossing shallow rivers on horseback.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.

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