Horse Riding Holidays in NORTH AMERICA

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View of Sunrise Ranch
from $2,719
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:
  • 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 $2,775
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 (full), 24 June; 8 (full), 15 (full), 29 Jul; 12 (full), 26 (full) Aug; 9 (full), 23 Sept; 7 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 7 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.
Sunset ride in Texas
from $1,805
Summary:

Head to Texas and visit this small, family-run, ranch for an authentic and welcoming Texan cowboy experience. Learn natural horsemanship techniques, there are programmes for starting colts, confidence building and children. Work with colts and difficult horses or build your confidence riding in small groups. This destination offers an all-inclusive ranch holiday for riders of all abilities making it ideal for groups of mixed ability or families who can take advantage of the children's riding programmes the ranch offers.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Jan 24; Feb 07; Feb 21- Rodeo Special; Mar 07; Apr 04; May 16; Aug 29; Sept 05; Sept 12 (FULL); Oct 10; Oct17; Oct 31; Nov14.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner. All levels can be catered for.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-5
  • Transfer: Return transfer included to/from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Riding through canyons of Utah
from $2,625
Summary:

Inn-to-inn trail exploring Utah's unrivalled national parks. Peace, solitude and plenty of wildlife spotting in this off-the-beaten-path destination with highly experienced guides. Ideal for novice to experienced riders who want to experience the breathtaking scenery, ancient petroglyphs, slickrock mountains, canyons, rock arches, buttes and spires of this region.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 19 May; 2, 23 June; 14 July; 4 August; 15 September; 20 October
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Torrey, Utah, USA
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2019: $375 per person return, payable on-site, from Salt Lake City airport - around a 4 hour drive. Car hire is recommended.
Horse grazing overlooking Utah
from $1,919
Summary:

Multi-day horse riding trips in Utah, exploring the distinctive red-rock landscape filled with cliffs and canyons. Unique rides with a small group size, experienced hosts and comfortable, camping accommodation. Escape the desert heat by exploring the plateau tops where the San Rafael Swell, Capitol Reef National Park and Grand Staircase make their dramatic break towards the Colorado River. A ride for adventurous travellers keen to get off the beaten path.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 14, 21, 28 April; 5 May; 9, 16, 30 June; 7, 21, 28 July; 11 August (women only) 18 August; 1, 8, 29 September; 6, 13 October.
  • 2020: 19 Apr (ESCORTED)
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Torrey, Utah, USA or Salt Lake City (SLC) if using airport transfer
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2019: $375 per person return from Salt Lake City airport - around a 4 hour drive. Car hire is recommended.
View of hotel from X-country course
from $1,315
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.
Summary:

Head to north east Wyoming for a real life ranch experience at this Italian-American working ranch. Herd cattle, explore the mountains, streams and forest, help with round-ups and branding and visit a local rodeo. This is an authentic ranch for intermediate riders who are looking for a friendly and welcoming ranch experience with excellent horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: April to October - Wednesday or Saturday arrival.
  • Trip Length: Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3+ hours
  • Meeting point: Rapid City Airport (RAP) or ranch.
  • Riding Ability Required: The ability to walk, trot and canter on a good horse in open countryside
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Transfers are included if arriving/departing on a Wednesday or a Saturday. If other days, a supplement of $150 per car, payable on-site, applies.
Cantering Wyoming
from $3,249
Summary:

Enjoy fast riding through the wild expanse of Wyoming through forests, rivers, meadows and the foothills of the Wind River Mountains.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Girls Ride Out: 21 June; 1* July; 4* (full) August; 3* September
  • 2019 Mixed Ride Out: 21 July; 14* August
  • * denotes advanced riders only
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights. We recommend guests arrive in Lander the day before a ride starts and book flights for the day after it finishes.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours daily
  • Meeting point: Lander, Wyoming (JAC)
  • Riding Ability Required: From strong novice onwards. As much as possible the rides will consist of similarly skilled riders (e.g. one week will be set up for novice riders while the next will be geared towards experienced riders).
    The Mustang Adventure is for advanced riders only.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: Included from hotel in Lander or Riverton Regional Airport
Summary:

A family-run 10,000 acre working ranch in the breathtaking Black Mountains of Wyoming with trail rides, cattle wrangling and various other activities including fishing and kayaking.

Cattle drives take place every week during the summer as the herds are moved around the huge grazing pastures, while activities like branding and rodeos take place on speciality weeks throughout the year.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May to September, Sunday or Monday start days
  • 2020: 1 May to 30 October, Sunday arrivals suggested
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights (other length stays available on request, minimum 3 nights)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Rapid City Airport (RAP)
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards, all abilities can be catered for. Children aged 4-5 can learn to ride at the ranch.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2019: From Rapid City or Gillette airport $100 per person return payable on-site (2hrs). Guests should arrive before 7pm and depart after 8am.
    2020: From Rapid City or Gillette airport $150 per person return payable on-site (2hrs). Guests should arrive before 7pm and depart after 8am.
Riding at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains
from $2,109
Summary:
Working ranch holiday in Wyoming, USA. Unlimited riding, herding cattle and working with wranglers. Comfortable accommodation and hearty meals. Arrive as a guest, leave as family!
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Sunday arrivals between 1 June to 1 October
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/6 riding days. Shorter or longer stays available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: As required - see below
  • Meeting point: Natrona County Airport in Casper (CPR), Wyoming.
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from Casper on Sundays at 12:00 noon. Transfers to Casper outside this time can be arranged for $150 per car or to Sheridan for $75 per car each way.

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