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Horses at a mountain lake
from $1,255
Summary:
Take part in the ancient tradition of transhumance by joining this 6-day trail through the French and Italian alps, moving horses to their summer grazing. Riding from the sea up into the mountains, the trail passes through the lush Italian pastures of the Riviera dei fiori (Riviera of flowers), famous for its azure waters, alpine and medieval towns. Riders will be able to enjoy the remarkable landscapes of this part of the Italian Riviera before reaching the steep pastures of the snow-capped alps. Suitable for fit intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 22 - 28 (FULL) September
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sainte-Agnes
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident at walk, trot and canter and riding/leading horse on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Nice Airport or train station, €65 per person each way. From Menton train station €25 each way.
Riding through the mountains
from $1,065
Summary:

Discover the wild Ligurian mountains and coastline on this 8 day, point-to-point trail crossing from France into Italy on willing, sure-footed horses. Ride through mountain passes and pine forests before visiting ancient, medieval villages.

This trail is for adventurous riders who want to get away from it all. Accommodation is in hotels and B&Bs in small villages along the trail. there is also the option to undertake a shorter version of this ride, completing a 6 day ride rather than the full 8 days.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Petite Liguria: Apr 11; May 18; Oct 10, 17.
  • 2020 High Liguria: May 16; Oct 10, 17.
  • Trip Length: High Liguria: 8 days/7 nights/7 days riding
    Petite Liguria: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Saint-Agnes
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be confident in walk, trot and canter in open spaces and on steep terrain. Riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Nice Airport or train station, €65 per person each way. From Menton train station 25€. Transfers payable on site.
Riding through the Southern Alps
from $1,079
Summary:

A trail in the Southern Alps with a visit to Europe’s largest collection of bronze age engravings. Ride through the spectacular scenery of the Valle des Merveilles (Valley of Wonders) in the Mercantour national park, crossing the Italian frontier with views of the highest and most beautiful summits of the Southern Alps passing mountain lakes and local wildlife.
This ride would suit fit, adventurous riders who have an interest in seeing the unique, Bronze Age petroglyphs. Accommodation is in comfortable guesthouses and hotels along the route.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 26 - 31 July
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Saint-Martin Vésubie
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter and on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: From Nice Airport or train station approx. €65 per person each way. See below itinerary for more/lower priced options.
Herding sheep, Icelandic style
from $2,839
Summary:

Autumn sheep herding is a tradition in Iceland and you feel really involved in the culture and history of this fascinating country by taking part in the round up of thousands of sheep.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 18 September
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-10 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at walk, trot and canter over open ground
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Horses on the beach
from $4,519
Summary:

Head to the west of Iceland for this week-long trail taking in glacier-capped volcanoes and plenty of beach riding. You'll be riding some of the best horses in the business in a small group setting. Accommodation is in double rooms with private bathrooms and even an outdoor hot tub to soak in.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 3-10 August
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The BSÍ bus station in Reykjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from Rekjavik.
View of Glacier Trail
from $2,655
Summary:

Adventure riding trip with splendid views of the glacier Langjökull and riding alongside the glacier fed lake Hvítárvatn with its floating icebergs.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 20 (FULL), 27* June; 4*, 11*, 18*, 25* July; 10*, 17* (FULL) August (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - 185km
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: 10 to 20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik.
Iceland Horse Round Up
from $1,985
Summary:

Autumn herding is a tradition in Iceland and you feel really involved in the culture and history of this fascinating country by taking part in the round up of hundreds of horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 30 September
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/4 days riding - 120km
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to seven hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Riding on the Kings Trail in Iceland
from $3,005
Summary:

Tour across Iceland´s western highlands, from the beautiful Vatnsdalur Valley in the north to the shrine of the nation, Þingvellir in the south. Follow the footsteps of Icelandic people who rode these paths to visit their King back in 1907 on quality Icelandics at a smooth tolt, staying in local farms and mountain cabins along the way. Experience the thrill of riding the trail alongside a herd of 60-90 free-running horses, the traditional Icelandic way of travelling. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 4 (FULL), 12 (FULL) July
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 7 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 16
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Iceland Lagoon Trail
from $1,739
Summary:

This is an incredible ride through the varied landscapes of the north west of Iceland. Accompany the herd of horses as you cross lakes and rivers and ride through valleys while returning to a comfortable farmhouse for accommodation each night.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 7, 14 June; 19* (FULL) July; 23 August (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to six hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 16
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Riding with the herd in Iceland
from $2,505
Summary:

Head to northern Iceland on this unique tour, coinciding with the summer solstice. You'll sleep during the day and ride overnight, being guided by the golden light of the midnight sun. The trail includes riding on the beaches of northern Iceland and takes you to the top of the Mid Atlantic ridge. Simple accommodation is offered on a traditional Icelandic farm. The ideal break for intermediate riders wanting to experience the midnight sun in an remote, unspoilt region with some truly unique landscapes.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 16-21 June
  • Trip Length: 6 days / 5 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The BSÍ bus station in Reykjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground.
  • Usual Group Size: 12-20
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.

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