Horse Riding Holidays in NORTH AMERICA

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Summary:
All round cattle ranch with good riding & facilities and a warm welcome. Open all year round and a great winter sun destination.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018 Mid Season: 2 Jan to 17 Feb; 22 Apr to 16 Jun; 30 Sept to 15 Dec.
  • 2018 High Season: 18 Feb to 21 Apr; 16 Dec to 1 Jan 2019
  • 2019 Low Season: 16 Jun to 28 Sept
  • 2019 Mid Season: 2 Jan to 16 Feb; 21 Apr to 15 Jun; 29 Sept to 14 Dec
  • 2019 High Season: 17 Feb to 20 Apr; 15 Dec to 1 Jan 2020
  • Trip Length: Any length stay, minimum stay 3 nights. We suggest 8 days / 7 nights Sunday to Sunday. Please note there is no riding on Sundays.
  • Approximate riding time per day: As required
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS) airport or hotel pick up
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards. Advanced riders over 8 years old only on half and full day rides.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 15 with two wranglers in one riding group
  • Transfer: 2018: Included from meeting point for stays of four nights or more, otherwise $37 each way.
    2019: Included from meeting point for stays of four nights or more, otherwise $25 each way.
Family enjoying ranch riding
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
Combining two of our popular Arizona holidays, this combo gives all the best aspects of ranch activities and allows guests to explore all the different aspects of the ‘real West’. Suitable for riders of all ability and families with a flexible itinerary.
Departure Dates:
  • Open all year round any day arrival
  • 2018 High Season: 15 Feb to 31 Mar; 1 Apr to 25 Apr; 20 Dec to 1 Jan
  • 2918 Mid Season: 2 Jan to 14 Feb; 26 Apr to 31 May; 27 Sept to 19 Dec
  • 2018 Low Season: 1 Jun to 26 Sept
  • Trip Length: This combo ride is available as an 8d/7n, 11d/10n or 15d/14n option
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1 hr to 5 hrs depending on activities chosen.
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS)
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size:
  • Transfer: 2018: return transfers from Tucson airport per car (1-10 guests), payable on site: 7 nights - $300; 10 nights - $200; 14 nights - FREE.
Summary:
On the continental divide, 100 miles west of Denver, every ride from this ranch has a view to write home about. Excellent riding and lots of fun team penning the cattle each week.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Sundays from 26th May to 15th September.
  • Week starting 1st September is Adult Only,
  • Week starting 8th September is reserved for group bookings.
  • 15% off for weekly stays for week starting 26th May and 1st September.
  • 10% off for weekly stay for week starting 25th August.
  • 5% off for weekly stay for week starting 2nd June.
  • Trip Length: 7days/6 nights
    Other trip lengths available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Granby, Colorado. Closest Airport is Denver Airport (DEN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, experienced riders separated and ride on faster rides
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8 in riding groups
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from meeting point. A shuttle runs from Denver to Granby and can be booked online (approx. $80pp) and there is also an AMTRAK. Private transfers can also be arranged - please enquire. Car hire is another option.
Herding horses
from $2,279
Special Offer:
For 2018 prices in 2019 book your 2019 holiday before 25th December 2018.
Summary:
Fast adventurous cowboy trip driving horses in Idaho, camping en-route.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 20, 27 May; 3, 10, 24 (FULL) Jun; 1, 8 (FULL), 15 (FULL), 29 Jul; 5 (FULL), 12, 26 Aug; 2, 9 (FULL), 16 (FULL) Sept.
  • 2019: 19, 26 May; 2, 9, 23, 30 Jun; 7, 14, 28 Jul; 4, 11, 25 Aug; 1, 8, 15 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Idaho Falls Airport, Idaho, USA.
  • Riding Ability Required: From intermediate onwards. Min age 18.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-14
  • Transfer: $100 per person return from Idaho Falls at 15:30. Return transfer leaves the ranch at 10:00. Transfers are payable on-site. Transfer time is approx 1.5 hours. Car hire is also a good option.
USA Montana Working Ranch
from $1,699
Special Offer:

$200 discount per person through Spring 2019.

(April, May & June 2019)

Summary:
Experience an truly authentic working ranch on the borders of Montana and Wyoming; get down and dirty with the cowboys herding and driving the cattle and sleep in the tented 'cow camps' by night. Helping to herd the ranch horses is also an exhilirating opportunity not to be missed!
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low Season: 27 Apr; 4, 18, 25 May; 15, 22 June.
  • 2019 High Season: 6, 13, 27 Jul; 3, 17, 24 Aug; 14, 21 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-7 hours or sometimes more depending on cattle work.
  • Meeting point: Billings Airport, Montana, USA. Alternatively if you are already in Billings, the ranch will provide free transfers to/from the Clock Tower Inn or Dude Rancher Lodge.
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice on.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-18
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Arrival Day Pick Up - 5:00 to 6:00pm. Departure Day Drop Off - 11.30-12.00pm.
    The ranch is a 2/3 hour drive away from Billings.
USA Montana, Bridger Ranch
from $2,275
Summary:
If you are interested in improving your riding skills, especially western and horsemanship, this is the place to come with regular clinics organised throughout the year and one day or more a week set aside for natural horsemanship clinics on demand. Cattle work is also done for all the neighbouring ranches.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Sunday arrival and departure. Weekly from 14 April to 15 September
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 5 hours daily
  • Meeting point: Bozeman Airport (BZN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: Max 8 on any one ride, lodge capacity 15
  • Transfer: Included from Bozeman Airport or hotel, approx 1 hour.
Summary:
Set at 7000 ft and surrounded by 2 million acres of wilderness. Family run & offers a great children's programme for all ages as well as having adult only weeks. Close enough to visit Yellowstone & Old Faithful.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: Sunday to Sunday from 17 June to 9 September (high season 8 July to 12 August).
  • 2019: Sunday to Sunday from 16 June to 8 September (high season 7 July to 11 August)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
    It is also possible to extend your stay or to book shorter stays of 3 nights or more
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours. No riding on arrival or departure days
  • Meeting point: Bozeman Airport, USA (BZN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, experienced riders separated. Minimum age 6
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8 in riding groups
  • Transfer: Return from Bozeman $150 for the first person and $25 for each additional person. Payable on site.
Beach ride
from $2,689
Summary:
Six day riding holiday in three distinct regions in Oregon Valley covering vineyards, mountain forests and Pacific Coast beaches. Faster riding for intermediate to advanced riders with long trots and canters, comfortable accommodation with fresh local and often gourmet food and two vineyard wine tasting trips.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 27 May; 10, 24 June; 8, 15, 29 Jul; 12, 26 Aug; 9, 23 Sept; 7 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 6 days / 6 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: McMinnville, Oregon at the ranch for 11 am on Day 1. A transfer from Portland can be arranged - approx. 1.5 hr journey.
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate to advanced, comfortable in all paces and able to trot for up to 15 minutes. Rides marked as 'advanced only' are more exploratory in nature, faster paced and may involve jumping. Riders should be fit, open to adventure and happy to ride a variety of horses of differing temperament.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Can be arranged from Portland airport/hotel at an extra cost of approx. $140 per car.
USA Utah, Three Park Spectacular
from $2,165
Summary:
Camping trail through the Southwest's most amazing geological formations encompassing Bryce Canyon, Zion Canyon and the Grand Canyon. Challenging riding on quality quarter horses.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 12 (FULL) May; 9 (FULL) September
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-7 hours daily
  • Meeting point: St George, Utah, USA
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable at walk, trot, canter and some galloping in rough terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Shuttle from Las Vegas airport to St George, Utah around $50 return
View of hotel from X-country course
from $1,275
Summary:
Historic Inn set in forests with beautiful views over lake, good riding programme out in forests or tuition including entry level cross country, Western or English tack, many other activities, ideal for families in holiday times, spectacular fall foliage Set/Oct, great combination with New York or Boston city visit.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day departure between 15 May and 31 October
  • Trip Length: 5d/4n or per 24hrs
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hrs
  • Meeting point: Rutland, VT train station or regional airport or hotel if driving.
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding group on trails, lessons usually individual
  • Transfer: We recommend either:
    Rental car and drive (3.5hr from Boston); train from New York to Rutland, VT; fly from Boston to Rutland regional airport (RUT).
    There is a free pickup from the meeting point for trains or flights with stays of 4 nights or more.

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