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Albania Ancient Pathways
from $1,225
Summary:
A mountainous trail ride staying in local guesthouses encountering medieval monuments and welcoming Balkan culture for intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 4, 11, 18, 25 Mar; 1, 8, 15, 22 Apr; 6, 20 May; 3, 17 Jun; 1, 15, 29 Jul; 12, 26 Aug; 9, 23, 30 Sept; 7, 14, 21, 28 Oct; 4, 11, 18, 25 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
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2018: 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 $1,319
Summary:
Mountainous trail ride at a steady pace to the coast encountering medieval monuments, communist past and welcoming Balkan culture.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 29 Apr; 13, 27 May; 10, 24 Jun; 8, 22 Jul; 5, 19, 26 Aug; 2, 9, 16, 23 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
  • Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: 2018: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
Springtime riding in Bulgaria
from $1,315
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:
  • 2018: 5, 12, 19 May; 2, 9, 29 Jun; 7, 28 Jul; 4, 25 Aug; 22, 29 Sept.
  • 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
  • Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2018: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 18:00 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.
Autumn colours
from $1,315
Summary:
A ride on good horses exploring the high mountains of central Bulgaria with a focus on nature.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 23 June; 21 July; 11 August.
  • 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
  • Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2018: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 18:00 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.
Summary:
Enjoy mountain scenery in this hospitable country which has a tradition of excellent horsemanship. The riding is at all paces where the terrain permits on responsive, fit horses. For good riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 7, 21 July; 4, 25 August.
  • Trip Length: 8 Days/7 Nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 12 noon on Day 1.
    It is also possible to fly to Plovdiv Airport (PDV). Please enquire for transfer information
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included to and from meeting point. Please arrange departure after 5pm. Approximate transfer time is 4.5 hours
Rider in the water
from $1,499
Special Offer:
Discounted price for rides departing 14 April, 28 April and 13 October 2018 if booked by 1st February 2018.
Summary:
A revitalising ride through the beautiful Istrian peninsula, taking in the best of the stunning landscapes and cultural history.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 14; 28 Apr; 12, 19 May; 2, 9 Jun; 8, 22, 29 Sept; 13 Oct
  • 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
  • Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point (30 minute drive) at any time
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 pool.
Departure Dates:
  • Dates available on request, all year round any day arrival
  • 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
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2017: €60 return per person from Budapest airport or town. Transfer time is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. Payable on site.
    2018: TBC
Fast riding over the Plains
from Price on enquiry
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:
  • 2018: Every Saturday from April to October.
  • 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
  • Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: 2018: €60 return per person from Budapest Airport or town. Payable on site. Transfer time is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
Montenegro Riding Holiday view
from $1,315
Summary:
Mountain and lake ride in pristine wilderness, summer meadows and pastures, visiting monasteries. Riding through the National Park of Biogradska Gora, and Tara River Canyon. Accommodation in simple remote cabins.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 9, 30 Jun; 11, 21 Jul; 1, 11, 22 Aug; 1, 12, 22 Sept
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Podgorica airport, Montenegro (TGD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse.
  • Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point, 1h 30 min drive.
Poland Drawski Lake District
from $1,209
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:
  • 2018: departs every Saturday from April to mid September.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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