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Albania Ancient Pathways
from $1,165
Summary:

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

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 14, 21, 28 Mar; 4, 11 (FULL), 18, 25 Apr; 9 (FULL), 23 (FULL) May; 6 (FULL), 20 Jun; 4, 18 Jul; 1 (FULL), 15, 29 Aug; 12, 26 Sept; 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Oct; 7, 14, 21 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. If flying to Corfu, get the ferry to Saranda (available 2 -4 times per day, fast one 30 minutes and slow one 1h.15 minutes. Own cost.)
    Transfers payable on site.
horse riding the King's Army route Albania
from $1,225
Summary:

Mountainous trail ride at a steady pace to the coast encountering medieval monuments, communist past and welcoming Balkan culture.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 2, 16, 23, 30 May; 6, 13, 20, 27 Jun; 11, 25 Jul; 8 (FULL), 22, 29 Aug; 5, 12, 19, 26 Sept
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 9 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. If flying to Corfu, get the ferry to Saranda (available 2 -4 times per day, fast one 30 minutes and slow one 1h.15 minutes. Own cost.)
    Transfers payable on site
Bulgaria Balkan Riding Week
from $1,025
Summary:

A week-long based stay with riding out around the Central Balkan National Park. Trips can be tailored to different experience levels and explore the pristine wilderness, meadows and mountains in Bulgaria.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available all year, Saturday arrivals.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest.
Springtime riding in Bulgaria
from $1,215
Summary:

Once you have ridden this trail you will feel like you have really got to know Bulgaria and its people. Ride across the central Balkan Mountains on good horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 11 (FULL), 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun 13, 27; Jul 11, 25, 8, 22; Aug 8, 22; Sept 5, 19; Oct 3, 10, 17, 24.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plovidv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 17:00 and departure after 12:00 on return. Other times can be arranged for a fee of €150 per car (1-3 pax) each way, payable on site. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours.
Riding in Bulgaria
from $1,955
Summary:

Exciting and fast riding on super horses through the scenic Bulgarian mountains steeped in Thracian and Roman history with relaxing and indulgent spa treatments in the evenings. Accommodation in 3 and 4 star spa hotels throughout the trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Apr; 9, 16, 23 May; 12 Sep; 3 Oct
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 3pm on Day 1.
  • Riding Ability Required: Advanced. 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: 4-6
  • Transfer: 2020: included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrange departure flights after 12 noon. Approximate transfer time is 2 hours.
Autumn colours
from $1,215
Summary:

A ride on good horses exploring the high mountains of central Bulgaria with a focus on nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jun 6, 20; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sept 12, 26.
  • For groups of 4 or more other dates can be arranged between May and October.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 17:00 and departure after 12:00 on return. Other times can be arranged for a fee of €150 per car (1-3 pax) each way, payable on site. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours.
Riding the three mountains trail, Bulgaria
from $1,665
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:
  • 2020: dates available on request between June-October
  • Confirmed departure : August 15
  • 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: 4-6
  • Transfer: Included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Approximate transfer time is 40 minutes.
Ride in the mountains of Croatia
from $1,105
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:
  • 2020: Apr 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun 6, 20; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sept 12, 26; Oct 10, 24.
  • 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: 2020: Return transfer from Split airport, bus or train station is €50 per person payable on-site in cash.
Rider in the water
from $1,275
Summary:

A revitalising ride through the beautiful Istrian peninsula, taking in the best of the stunning landscapes and cultural history.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Mar 8; May 10, 19 (FULL), 31 (FULL); Jun 7; Sept 6, 13, 27 (FULL); Oct 4, 18; Nov 1, 15.
  • Saturday arrivals available, please enquire.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Pula Airport or Trieste (additional cost)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and above
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point (30 minute drive) at any time
Summary:

Looking for a short winter break? Head to the beautiful Istrian Peninsula for three full riding days among verdant pine forests, stunning coastline and quaint villages. The ideal winter pick-me-up for those who are short on time. Accommodation in en-suite rooms in village apartments.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Dates available on request between 1 Jan - 3 May
  • Confirmed departures: March 29; April 14
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Pula Airport (PUY) or Trieste (TRS) (additional cost)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and above
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: Return transfer included from meeting point (30 minute drive)
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