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Italy Cefalu to Etna Trail
from $2,085
Summary:

A wonderful trail for strong intermediate riders wanting to discover the ancient culture and history of this island. Ride through 4 national parks finishing at the lip of a live volcano. Above average accommodation and food in agriturismos.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 2; Jun 6 (FULL); Sept 5; Oct 3 (FULL).
  • 2021: May 1; Jun 5; Sept 4; Oct 9.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: up to 8 hours or more
  • Meeting point: Palermo Airport (PMO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate plus
  • Usual Group Size: 4-9
  • Transfer: 2020: From Palermo airport €100 per car, please arrive before 17:00. To Catania at the end of ride included. To Palermo at the end of ride €300 per car. Transfers payable on site
Italy Coast to Coast Trail
from $2,085
Summary:

An exciting adventure for experienced riders which allows you to travel all the way from the north of Sicily to Agrigento on the south coast. Learn more about this stunning island from friendly and knowledgeable guides. Expect comfortable accommodation, delicious Sicilian food and, of course, the company of a trustworthy horse who will be your partner all the way from one coast to the next!

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 23 (FULL); Jun 27; Sept 19; Oct 24.
  • 2021: May 22; Jun 26; Sept 25; Oct 23.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n
  • Approximate riding time per day: up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Cefalu or Castelbuono bus or train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be comfortable at all paces and good fitness is required
  • Usual Group Size: 4-9
  • Transfer: Included from Cefalu or Castelbuono bus or train station. If you prefer, we can organise transfer from/to Palermo or Catania - see notes below itinerary.
Cantering in the desert
from $1,775
Summary:

Discover the ancient wonders of Jordan on this 9 day trail. You'll ride from the mountainous area of Petra to the vast sand plains and steep rock formations of Wadi Rum. Enjoy long canters on enthusiastic and forward going horses, accommodation is in a combination of hotels and basic camping under the stars in the desert. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 14, 23 May; 10, 19 Sep; 1, 10, 22, 31 Oct; 12, 21 Nov
  • 2021: 11, 20 Mar; 1, 10, 22 Apr; 1, 13, 22 May; 9, 18, 30 Sept; 9, 21, 30 Oct; 11, 20 Nov.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Amman Queen Alia International Airport (AMM), Jordan
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit intermediate riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 3-7
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Return transfer from airport included in price
Stunning scenery all around
from $3,329
Summary:

Adventure of a lifetime; for intrepid explorers only, from novice rider onwards. Camping trail with pack horses in an untouched part of east Kazakhstan

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jun 28; Jul 15; Aug 20
  • Trip Length: 17 days/ 16 nights/ 12 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter but both novice and experienced riders can be accommodated.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
elephant encounter
from $2,409
Summary:

Big game safari in the beautiful Lolldaiga Hill northern Kenya for good riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Tailor-made departures for groups of 4 or more, available from 1 Jan to 31 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights, 6 days/5 nights or per night based stay by arrangement
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Nairobi International Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Road transfer Nairobi airport to farm US$250 per vehicle each way, payable on site (max 4 pax, 4.5hr drive). Nanyuki Airstrip to farm US$90 per vehicle (max 4 pax, 45m drive).
Kenya Masai Mara on Horseback
from $7,665
Summary:

This is a once in a lifetime experience involving long hours in the saddle and surrounded by the most diverse and numerous species of game in the world.
A fast ride suitable for advanced riders with parallel jeep safaris for non-riders. Hemingway style fully staffed luxurious mobile camps.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 12 (FULL), 19 Sept; 5 Dec
  • 2021: 23 Jan; 6, 13 Feb; 6, 13 Mar; 5, 12 Jun; 3, 10, 17 Jul; 7, 14 Aug; 11, 18 Sept; 2 Oct; 11 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights with the option of 2 additional nights at Deloraine.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Nairobi Airport (NBO) or Nairobi Hotel.
    Arrival by 6:30 at Nairobi Airport to allow for time to transfer to Wilson. Flight departs Wilson at 10:00.
    On departure, clients will get back to Nairobi at 13:00. Flights from Nairobi after 17:00 are advisable.
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit confident experienced riders able to gallop out of danger
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Summary:

Set at the foothills of Mount Kenya, Olepangi Farm is an authentic farmstead set on 120 acres. This family-run lodge combines great horses, luxiourious accommodation and panoramic views. Ideal for the traveller who is looking for a flexible, relaxing itinerary and wants an adventure without the discomfort! 

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Open year-round from 1st Jan to 31st Dec
  • Trip Length: 3 night minimum stay
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Nairobi International Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels can be accommodated.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Road transfer directly from Nairobi airport to the farm for $250 per vehicle each way, payable on-site (max 4 pax). This is a 4.5 hour journey all on good tarmac roads.
The Great Silk Road
from $1,979
Summary:

An adventurous 14 day camping trek through spectacular valleys, passes and canyons in the heart of the Pamir Alai mountains in the far west of Kyrgyzstan, a remote and little travelled region through the heart of the old Silk Route.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 20 Jun; 18 Jul; 15 Aug; 12 Sept
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 8 riding days
    Shorter treks possible on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Osh Airport, Kyrgyzstan (OSS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, reasonably fit
  • Usual Group Size: 2-7
    Small group supplements apply, please see detailed prices.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Riding in wild Lesotho
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

Possibly the toughest ride in the world and a must do in the repertoire of any serious trail rider wanting to challenge themselves. See what horses are truly capable of as you ride over spectacular mountain passes and move on at a fast endurance pace where the terrain opens up on beautifully responsive, fit and sure-footed Boerperd horses.

Encounter local riders on Basutho horses riding from village to village along the horse trails criss-crossing this mountain kingdom. It is impossible to overstate the profound impact of completing this ride!

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May TBC; 2-11 September
  • Trip Length: 10 day/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at all paces, have experience riding over rough terrain and have an adventurous nature.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-8
  • Transfer: Not included; Johannesburg airport to start from £75pp (4 hrs) and from finish to Durban from £45pp (3.5 hrs) depending on numbers. Johannesburg from finish is a 6.5 hour drive (from £115)
Cantering on the beach in Chiapas
from $2,755
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:
  • 2020: March 18
  • 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 airport shuttle taxi - around $22 per car each way, payable on-site.

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