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Stunning beaches
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Enjoy a unique short break in this special part of Scandinavia: riding on top-quality Icelandic horses across vast open landscapes and beaches, enjoy boutique accommodation, feast on gourmet home-cooked cuisine and revel in the relaxing spa facilities - perfect!

Departure Dates:
  • 4 Days Riding 2021: August 18.
  • Other dates on request for group bookings.
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 4 days riding
    5 days / 4 nights / 3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Aalborg Airport, Denmark (AAL)
  • Riding Ability Required: walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 6-8
  • Transfer: 2020: €40 return from Aalborg Airport, payable on site.
Situated in the rugged countryside near the Spanish border this ride offers a chance to see a beautiful, mountainous area redolent of history and enjoy rural France and the hospitality and food of its inhabitants.
Departure Dates:
  • 2021: All year round, on request for minimum of 2 riders.
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 3 - 6 hours in the saddle
  • Meeting point: Carcassonne Airport (CCF) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: From walk and trot onwards; experienced riders separated. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2021: €40 per person return payable on-site. Transfer time approximately one hour from the airport, town or train station.

A beautiful 19th century French chateau with excellent food in a traditional area. Modern comforts are blended seamlessly with antique furniture and original art making for a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

Glorious views from all the windows over rolling countryside or the schooling arenas and all weather gallop. The horse riding caters for all abilities and ages in rolling French countryside.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: Open 7 days a week from 15 February to 31 December; closed on Sundays and Mondays from November to February
  • 2021: Low season: 15 February - 30 April; 1 October - 31 December
  • 2021: Mid season: 1 May - 30 June; 1-30 September
  • 2021: High season: 1 July - 31 August
  • Discounted early Booking prices are available for bookings made 60 days or more in advance, please enquire
  • Trip Length: Per night, minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2hrs per full day - more can be booked on site
  • Meeting point: Taxi transfer from Moulins sur Allier train station which is 2hr 20min fast train from Gare du Lyon, Paris.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner, faster riding for experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2021: By taxi from the train station, approximately €45/vehicle one way, payable on site. Price is double on Sundays. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes.
    From Clermont-Ferrand Airport: €145 one way
Neck reining
from $1,275

A welcoming ranch in unspoilt countryside with tuition and varied riding out for intermediate riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: Saturday arrivals between May and October
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Beziers Airport (BZR)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, please see programme details.
    Minimum age 16
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: Beziers - €75 per person return payable on site. Transfer time is approximately 1.5 hours. Transfers on arrival are between 15:00 and 17:00 so please make sure flights arrive with enough time to get through immigration etc by 17:00. Departure transfer is available according to flight schedule, preferably after 11am.

A short break in Germany's Brandenburg region, forests, lakes, castles and palaces make up the stunning scenery of this trail, all experienced on board quality Arab and Berber horses. Restaurant meals and guesthouse accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 25 Mar; 15 Apr; 7 Oct; 4 Nov
  • Trip Length: 4 days / 3 nights/ 3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 Hours
  • Meeting point: Berlin Schoenefeld SXF
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders must be able to walk, trot and canter over varied terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: 2021: Available from Berlin Schoenefeld SXF (€180 per car, max 4 people).
Horses in Rhodes
from $1,355

Explore this picture-perfect Greek island on horseback by visiting this friendly Western ranch. Experience wild swimming, mountain panoramas and delicious Mediterranean food. You'll discover ancient Byzantine treasures and hidden waterfalls on this week-long based stay. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday who want to combine riding with days on the beach.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: Any day arrivals between April-October
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-4.5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Rhodes International Airport (RHO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards - riders should be able to walk, trot and canter for short periods.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2021: Transfer from/to Rhodes airport is €60 each way per booking, payable on-site.

A great introduction to riding in Iceland with moderate riding hours and comfortable farm accommodation. This riding holiday is perfect for families with children or novice riders who would like to ride in the beautiful Icelandic countryside.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: open all year round, any day arrival and departure, minimum stay 3 nights.
  • Trip Length: Any length, minimum stay 4d/3n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking) or the farm, if hiring a car.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2021: Bus transfer from Reykjavik to the farm or car hire. Car transfer from Reykjavik hotel to bus station is included, bus journey ticket is around 7040 ISK per person each way payable on-site.
Iceland Northern Lights Short Break
from $1,265

Great riding in the wilderness outside of Reykjavik, a chance to spot the illusive Northern Lights and enjoy the legendary nightlife of Iceland's capital.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021 Short Break: Jan 27; Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 3, 10, 17; Oct 27; Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec 1, 8, 15.
  • 2021 Comfort Tour Short Break: Oct 14, 21.
  • Trip Length: Short Break: 4 days / 3 nights / 3 days riding
    Comfort Tour Short Break: 3 days / 2 nights / 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Able to walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 16
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik at 17:00 (16:00-17:00 for Comfort Short Break).
Riding on the banks of the river
from $1,519

A shorter tour, ideal for those who want to try out riding in Iceland. This one is ideal for families and all levels of rider, including beginner. Four riding days along Iceland's longest river staying in a cosy guesthouse with hot tub.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 24 May; 14, 21 Jun; 5*, 19*, 26* Jul; 2*, 9*, 16* Aug (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 4 days / 3 nights / 4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels are welcome
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 16
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from closest designated bus stop/bus station in Rekjavik.
Cantering through the lake outside Castle Leslie
from $1,589

A luxury break in Ireland with over a thousand acres of rolling hills, parkland and lakes to explore on horseback. Tuition for all levels, clinics by top competition riders and 300 cross country jumps are part of a top-quality range of facilities. Accommodation is in the four-star Lodge with it’s own bar and restaurant, and spa.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: On request from 1 July 2021 until 31 December 2021 (Thursday to Monday stays only)
  • Trip Length: Various packages from 4 to 8 days available
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours. The hours are flexible and can be taken as desired.
  • Meeting point: Castle Leslie
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginners onwards. Minimum riding age is 4 years old.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Payable on site. 1 person €90 pp each way, 2-5 people €40 pp each way, 6+ people €30 pp each way from Dublin and Belfast, airport or hotel. You can also book a taxi. Transfer times are approximately 1 hour from Belfast, 1.5 hours from Dublin and about 2.5 hours from Shannon.
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