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Albania Ancient Pathways
from $1,219
Summary:

A mountainous trail ride staying in local guesthouses encountering medieval monuments and welcoming Balkan culture for intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 5, 12, 19 (FULL), 26 Mar; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr; 14 (FULL), 28 (FULL) May; 11, 25 Jun; 23 Jul; 6, 20 Aug; 3, 17 (FULL) Sept; 15, 22, 29 Oct; 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person, 225 km, 3-4 hours Saranda Port to Gjirokastra €40 return per person, 64km, 1 hour.
    Transfers payable on site.
horse riding in Albania
from $1,275
Summary:

Mountainous trail ride through unspoilt nauture at a steady pace to the Ionian Sea and back encountering medieval monuments, a communist past and welcoming Balkan culture.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 7, 21 May; 4 (FULL), 18 Jun; 16, 30 Jul; 13, 27 Aug; 10, 24 Sept
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person, 225 km, 3-4 hours.
    Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person, 64km, 1 hour.
    Transfers payable on site
horse riding in Albania
from $1,665
Summary:

A challenging riding experience with spectacular mountain landscapes as well as river swimming, canyons, charming medieval villages, local traditional food and even city nightlife. Accommodation in family guesthouses and two nights camping. For adventurous intermediate and advanced riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 2 Jul; 1 Oct
  • Trip Length: 12 days / 11 nights / 9 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person 3-4 hours. Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person 1 hour. Transfers payable on site
Horses in the snow
from $1,089
Summary:

A week-long break which combines 3 days of horse-riding in changing landscapes of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and forests with 3 days of local culture, thermal baths, archeological sites, and the Ionian coast. You will get a true insight into the life of a shepherd in this rural, unspoiled region. The program offers a unique experiences to explore the remote regions of the South, one of Europe's final unexplored territories.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 8, 15, 22, 29 Jan; 5, 12, 26 Feb; 10, 17 Dec
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours on 4 days
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person 3-4 hours. Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person 1 hour. Transfers payable on site
Riding in Bulgaria
from $1,479
Summary:

Plenty of canters and amazing scenery with ancient Thracian and Roman ruins, delicious wines and spa opportunities. For intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 9 (FULL), 23 (FULL) Apr; 7 (FULL), 21 (FULL) May; 10 (FULL), 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5 Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 4pm on Day 1.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate. 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: 3-8
  • Transfer: 2022: included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrange departure flights after 11am. Approximate transfer time is 1h30m.
Riding in Bulgaria
from $1,365
Summary:

A fantastic horse riding holiday in the famous Rhodopes mountains. This trail will take you over 150km of fabulous riding country. For intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 18 June; 16 July; 13 August.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 16:00 on Day 1.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate. Riders need to be capable at all paces including gallop, able to spend up to 6 hours a day in the saddle and ride in open country and on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: 2022: included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrive in Sofia no later than 16:00. Please arrange departure flights after 12:00 (noon). Approximate transfer time is 1h30m.
Riding in the Rhodope Mountains
from $1,305
Summary:

Head to the Rhodope Mountains, one of Europe's most biodiverse areas and explore the scenery on forward-going, responsive horses. Adventurous mountain riding with plenty of trots and canters and great opportunities to explore the region's nature, wildlife, history and culture along the way.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 4 Jun; 2, 30 Jul; 27 Aug
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included to and from meeting point. Arrival on Day 1 no later than 16:00, departure on Day 8 after 12:00. Approximate transfer time is 1.5 hours.
Riding the three mountains trail, Bulgaria
from $1,655
Summary:

This exciting and fast-paced trail takes in three mountain ranges – Plana, Verila and Rila. Thrilling riding on board superb trail horses with an experienced guide, this trail is ideal for nature-loving intermediate riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Every other Saturday departures between June and the first week of October, on request.
  • FULLY BOOKED: 25 June; 6 August
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders need to be capable at all paces, able to spend up to 6 hours a day in the saddle riding on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-6
  • Transfer: Included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrange departure flights after 12 noon. Approximate transfer time is 40 minutes.
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:
  • 2022: 23 April; 7, 21 May; 4, 18 (FULL) June; 2, 16, 30 July; 13 (FULL), 27 August; 3, 10, 24 September; 8 October
  • 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: 2022: Return transfer from Split airport, bus or train station is €100 per car payable on-site in cash.
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:
  • 2022: Dates available on request between March and October
  • 2022 Intensive Short Break: 7 Apr; 19 May; 23 Jun; 5 Oct (experienced riders only)
  • Trip Length: 3 to 6 nights
    Intensive Short Break: 4 days/3 nights/2 days riding
  • 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 - 6
  • Transfer: 2022: 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 from the airport and 1 hour 30 minutes from town.
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