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Cantering on the beach in Chiapas
from $2,639
Summary:
Swim with horses, ride on the beach, enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife experience in comfort with good fast riding for strong intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 8 Jan; 5 Feb; 6 Mar; 3 April; 15 May; 5 Jun; 2 Jul; 21 Aug; 3 Sept; 9 Oct; 5 Nov; 3 Dec
  • Other dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 9d/8n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hrs
  • Meeting point: Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport, Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: walk, trot and canter comfortably
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: By taxi to first hotel (about $40)
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $1,949
Summary:
Discover the real Mexico on a point to point trail staying overnight at traditional hacienda's riding fit Mexican Criollo's. For intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 15 Feb; 8, 29 Mar; 10 May; 8, 25 Jun: 19 July; 2 Aug; 1, 20 Sept; 11 Oct; 6, 22 Nov; 8, 20, 27 Dec.
  • Other dates available upon request for 4 or more riders.
  • Trip Length: 9d/8n/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 -6 hours
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX), Aguascalientes (AGU) or Guadalajara (GDL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit, confident intermediate onwards able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 14
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: Included from Leon Airport, extra cost from Guadalajara (GDL)
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $2,669
Summary:
Discover authentic Mexico as a guest on a historic horse and cattle hacienda which has been upgraded to a boutique spa, fit Mexican Criollo's to ride and many non riding activities.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request for a minimum of 2 riders - please enquire
  • Trip Length: Hacienda Based Stay 9d/8n/7 days riding, daily rate also available with 3 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards. Minimum age 14
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
Summary:

Enjoy an active ranch holiday at this authentic Mexican ranch close to Mexico City. Well-known for its Friesian stallions and other quality horses, you can explore the surrounding mountains and national parks on horseback, visit local volcanos and indulge in all-you-can-eat Mexican cuisine with complimentary beer and wine. As well as riding, the ranch offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi, basketball courts and a games room making it an ideal destination for groups of riders and non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day departures. The ranch is open all year round.
  • Trip Length: Minimum stay is 3 nights. During Easter (April14-21) and Christmas and New Year (December 20 - January 4) there is a 7 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: México City International Airport (MEX), Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident novices onwards. Riders need to be able to control a horse at walk, trot and canter in open countryside.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2019: From México City International Airport, $50 USD per car, maximum 4 people, payable on-site.
Stunning trails in the wilderness
from $2,009
Summary:

A true cultural experience in a fascinating part of Mexico. Two itineraries to suit all riders; ride to archeological sites, canter through protected biospheres. Attentive hosts, homecooked Mexican cuisine and a freshly-made Margarita completes the picture.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 18 May; 15 Jun; 6 Jul; 17 Aug; 21 Sept; 9 Oct.
  • 2020: 13 Jun
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2.5-7 hours per day on all itineraries.
  • Meeting point: Oaxaca International Airport or hotel in Oaxaca city.
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice on for Discover Oaxaca.
  • Usual Group Size: Discover Oaxaca: 1-5 riders
  • Transfer: Included from either meeting point. The airport is 14 miles away from the ranch and Oaxaca city centre is 10 miles away.
riding into town
from $2,299
Summary:
See the real Mexico on this trail which has a combination of beautiful nature and historic UNESCO towns along the historic Silver Route. Good riding, hotel accommodation and cultural highlights.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 22 Jan; 9 July; 6 Aug; 3 Sept; 22 Oct; 3 Dec.
  • Other dates on request.
  • Trip Length: 2018: 9 days/8 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours (may be over 7 hours on some days)
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit, confident intermediate onwards able to walk, trot and canter, maybe gallop depending on group. Long hours in the saddle, minimum age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12 This ride can be confirmed for 1-3 riders if the applicable supplement is paid by all participants. This will be refunded if more book on.
    New Year Ride: 6-14. This ride can be confirmed for 1-3 riders if the applicable supplement is paid by all participants. This will be refunded if more book on.
  • Transfer: Group transfer approximately $30 each way. Payable on site.
Stunning trails in the Mixteca, Oaxaca
from $3,085
Summary:

Visit the high Mixteca region of Oaxaca and experience a land of contrasts from ethereal plains of red, maroon and white earth to dense oak forests. Experience the traditional way of life, staying in remote villages and visiting local artistic studios. This week-long trip combines plenty of riding with visits to ancient sites and is suitable for fit, competent riders who want to experience one of Mexico's most diverse regions.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16-23 November
  • 2020: 14-21 March
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8 hours per day.
  • Meeting point: Oaxaca International Airport or hotel in Oaxaca city.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate to experienced riders.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-4 riders
  • Transfer: Included from either meeting point. The airport is 14 miles away from the ranch and Oaxaca city centre is 10 miles away.
Peru Luxury Sacred Valley
from $5,169
Summary:
This exclusive ride is more than an unforgettable riding experience in the Andes combining culture, history and adventure with fine Peruvian cuisine and charming hotels.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 7 April (Fully Booked); 12 May (Fully Booked); 26 May; 14 Jul; 4, 25 Aug; 8, 22 Sept; 6 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 11 days/10 nights/7 days riding
    **A 7 night itinerary is available - please ask for details**
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Cusco Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards and able to mount and dismount unaided. Riders should be comfortable, secure and in control at all paces and used to riding in open country and over varied terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: Included from Cusco airport between 10h30-11h30. Guests already staying in Cusco will be picked up at their hotel between 11h30-12h00.
Riding on the beach in Uruguay
from $3,805
Summary:
Ride at working estancias, tropical palm groves, protected wetlands, beaches, shipwrecks and marine life such as dolphins, whales and seals on this spectacularly diverse riding expedition across Uruguay.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 23 Feb; 16 Mar; 2, 16 Nov
  • Other dates on request for groups of 4 or more (February to April and October to December).
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Carrasco International Airport or hotel in Montevideo (MVD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Private transfers for earlier return flights can be arranged for $410 per car (up to 2-3 pax depending on luggage)
Riding on the mountains in Uruguay
from $2,579
Summary:

Spend a week in Uruguay at this luxury lodge which offers fast-paced riding on thoroughbred Arabian horses, wild swimming, waterfalls and fantastic accommodation in private cabins. Combine this with visits to vineyards, olive groves and wine tasting. This is one for intermediate riders onwards who want to experience great wines, authentic food, exciting riding and a wonderful place to stay.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 Aug; 13 Sept; 18 Oct (FULL); 22 Nov; 13, 27 Dec
  • 2020: 16 Jan; 13 Feb; 1 Mar; 2 Apr; 14 May; 27 Aug; 17 Sep; 22 Oct; 19 Nov; 10 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel in Montevideo
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Must have a firm and balanced seat at all paces and be comfortable riding over challenging terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point on Day 2. The taxi from the airport to the hotel on Day 1 is not included.

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