Horse Riding Holidays in LATIN AMERICA

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Riding through water at sunset
from $3,039
Summary:
Experience three different fazendas on this fascinating holiday to gain an insight into the Pantanal culture. Wildlife, cultural and riding highlights.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 12 Apr; 3, 31 May; 5 July; 9 Aug; 6, 27 Sept;
  • Trip Length: 9 days/8 nights/7 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Minimum 4 hours, may be up to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Campo Grande Airport, Brazil (CGR)
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice riders through to advanced
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: From Campo Grande Airport to the Pantanal return via road is included. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours 10 minutes.
galloping gauchos
from $2,319
Summary:
Trail from one fazenda to another in the cattle farming backcountry of Brazil. Superb riding at all paces 5.500 ft surrounded by outstanding ever-changing scenery.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 6 Jan; 21 Feb; 22 Oct
  • 2020: 24 Jan; 5 Apr; 24 Oct; 1 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 7 hrs
  • Meeting point: Florianopolis Airport (FLN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 5-15
  • Transfer: Transfers included, pick up approx. 12 noon and drop off approx. 11am.
The National Park
from $1,915
Summary:
Trail from one fazenda to another in the cattle farming backcountry of Brazil. Superb riding at all paces surrounded by outstanding ever-changing scenery. Why not treat yourself to the Christmas Ride?
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 5, 19 Dec*. (*special Christmas ride, early booking required).
  • 2020: 10 Jan (confirmed)
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 7 hrs
  • Meeting point: Florianopolis Airport (FLN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: Transfers included. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours
Gallop in Moon Valley Oct 2011
from $3,875
Summary:

Fantastic riding adventure in the driest desert in the world, the Atacama desert in Chile. Long hours, fast riding, excellent horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 10 November.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Calama Airport, Chile (CJC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12. A small group supplement is applicable for groups of less than 5, please see detailed prices and the notes section below.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour.
Taking a rest
from $3,249
Summary:

The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 13 Jan; 17 Feb (FULL); 28 Dec
  • 2020: 19 Jan; 20 Feb (confirmed); 9 Mar
  • 2021: 10 Jan; 14 Feb; 4 Mar
  • Additional dates are available on requests for groups of 10 or more from Dec - March.
  • Trip Length: 2019/2020: 9 days / 8 nights / 7 days riding
    2021: 10 days / 9 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago, Chile at 2pm.
    End point of ride - Mendoza, Argentina. It is possible to catch a bus back to Santiago at the end of the ride - this takes 6 hours and costs in the region of $40
  • Riding Ability Required: From fit and confident novice onwards. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 10-15
  • Transfer: Included from Santiago and back to Mendoza at end of ride. Transfer time is approx 2 hours.
Chile Estancia Ride Patagonia
from $6,085
Summary:

Overnight lodging on comfortable estancias surrounding the Torres Del Paine National Park, exciting riding in the park - wild glaciers and iceberg-filled lakes - and riding with the gauchos on their cattle ranches.
This trip suits experienced riders wishing to combine some local flavour and comfortable accommodation and a high level of service with their outdoor riding adventure.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 1 December.
  • 2020: 5, 19 January; 2, 19 February; 4 March.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Hostal El Establo, Puerto Natales, Chile
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate to advanced with good fitness, minimum age 12, max age 70 (exceptions may be made, please enquire)
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 8
  • Transfer: Not included - private transfers to/from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales can be arranged at an additional cost. Alternatively there is a very good bus service available.
Riding in Patagonia
from $1,759
Summary:

Head to the unparrelled wilderness of Northern Patagonia on this week-long farm stay. This destination is remote and for those looking to experience the peace & tranquility of real Patagonian life, far from the usual tourist trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Tuesday to Tuesday, all year-round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 to 5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Balmaceda Airport, Chile (BBA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice, intermediate or advanced riders are welcome
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfer from/to Balmaceda Airport is included if arriving/leaving at set times. If you require a transfer outside of these times the cost is $300 USD one way, payable on-site.
Riding in Columbia
from $2,425
Summary:
Experience rural Colombia as the locals do - from the back of a Colombian criollo horse on this hacienda trail with a horse focus.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Central Colombian Trail - 1 Sept
  • 2019: Coffee Trail - 22 Aug; 3 Nov
  • 2020: Central Colombian Trail - 23 Feb; 21 Jun
  • 2020: Coffee Trail - 5 Jul; 23 Aug
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Around six hours a day in the saddle
  • Meeting point: Bogota airport (BOG)
  • Riding Ability Required: Suitable for intermediate to experienced riders.You should be confident on a horse at all paces.
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 18
  • Transfer: Taxi to the hotel on day one payable locally. Return transfer to Bogota airport included.
Horse at Local Tope
from $1,939
Summary:
Superb getaway incorporating all the cultural aspects of the Guanacaste ranching region in Costa Rica
Departure Dates:
  • On request: November to July - High Season; August to Sept - Low Season
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Liberia airport, Costa Rica
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably. Min age 10
  • Usual Group Size: 2-7
  • Transfer: Can be arranged from Liberia Airport from $120 return. Payable on site.
Beach gallop
from $1,735
Summary:
A short tropical riding break, ride along the Old Spanish Trail, Pacific Coast beach riding, natural horsemanship, Costa Rican rainforest, lots of wildlife and lush forests
Departure Dates:
  • On request: 1 November to 31 July - High Season; 1 August to 30 Sept - Low Season
  • Trip Length: 6 days, 5 nights, 4.5 days riding (2 night expansion available, please enquire)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Liberia Airport (LIR)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: Can be arranged from Liberia Airport from $120 return. Payable on site.

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