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Horses by the lake
from $1,849
Summary:
A trail ride in the spectacular landscapes of the Orkhon Valley, a World Heritage Site, staying in simple tents along the way and staying with nomadic families. We ride in the Naiman Nuur National Park where the luggage is transported by yak.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Runs every Monday from May 4 to 14 Sept (subject to availability, please speak to your travel advisor)
  • Confirmed departures: May 18; June 1; July 13
  • Trip Length: 13 days/12 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Przewalski Horses
from $1,799
Summary:
A winter ride combining the magic landscapes of the Orkhon Valley with Bayan Gobi dunes and Przewalski horses in Hustai National Park. A rare insight into the lives of the nomads living on the frozen steppes, yurt accommodation, for experienced riders.
Departure Dates:
  • Runs every Monday from October 2019 to April 2020 (subject to availability, please speak to your travel advisor)
  • Confirmed departure: 6 April
  • Trip Length: 2019/20: 10 days/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Gallop across the plains
from $2,769
Summary:
A three week horse riding adventure exploring the central regions of Mongolia, from the deserts in the south to the mountains and lakes in the north.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Runs every Monday from May 4 to 7 Sept (subject to availability, please speak to your travel advisor)
  • Confirmed departures: June 1; August 3
  • Trip Length: 20d/19n/13 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: included from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:00
Summary:

Point to point camping trail between 1,500 and 3,100m through the Atlas mountains including Tassa Ouirgane valley and the Tizi N'Addi pass. For intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 21 June* ; 5, 12, 19 July; 23, 30 Aug.
  • (*Low Season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Marrakech Airport (RAK)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards but should be riding fit. Minimum age 16
  • 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:

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:

Point to point camping trail through the desert home of the Berber people on fit horses for intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 19, 26 April; 3 May.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 ½ days riding
  • 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)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards but should be riding fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2020; Included from Ourzazate, from Marrakech transfers €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.
New Zealand Hunter River Valley
from $2,255
Summary:

A great horse riding holiday to fit in to an extended tour of New Zealand, this trail ride takes you in to the stunning and exclusive landscape around Lake Hawea and the Hunter Valley. Riding at all paces, discover the unspoilt wilderness of South Island on horseback. Accommodation is in remote shearer's quarters given just enough modernisation to be comfortable without spoiling the traditional feeling.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 10 Apr.
  • 2021: 19 Jan; 3 Apr
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Queenstown Airport or local hotel.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter in open spaces and riding over rough, sometimes steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers included from Queenstown Airport or local hotel. Transfers will depart and return to Queenstown at approximately 12 noon.
pack trip on the South Island
from $3,355
Summary:

Pack trip on sure-footed horses between high stations in the Hunter Valley with breath-taking views of Lake Hawea, Mount Aspiring, and Lake Wanaka. Dramatic scenery, fresh air and simple shearer's quarters  in high country stations provides the antidote to modern life. Warm hospitality on private stations makes for a true New Zealand country experience.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 14 (FULL) Feb; 16 Apr (reverse itinerary).
  • 2021: 13 Apr.
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Queenstown Airport or local hotel.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards, some riding experience and good general fitness required.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Queenstown Airport or local hotel on Day 1 of tour.
Enjoying the view
from $2,675
Summary:
Riding specially-bred local horses across mountains, through forests and river valleys, this trek utilises pack horses to access some of the most remote and beautiful areas on New Zealand's South Island. Terrain can be steep and challenging at times but there are also opportunities for trot and canter in the valleys. Accommodation is mostly camping or in remote huts used by sheep musters, with good quality locally sourced food.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 4 Feb; 28 Apr; 22 Nov
  • 2021: 15 Mar
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Queenstown Airport or local hotel.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter in open spaces and riding over rough, sometimes steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers included from Queenstown Airport or local hotel. Transfers will depart and return to Queenstown at approximately 12 noon.

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