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Kenya Masai Mara on Horseback
from $7,779
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:
  • 2019 7 nights: 30 November.
  • 2019 8 nights: 19 October
  • 2021: 11 September (ESCORTED)
  • 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
The Great Silk Road
from $1,799
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 $3,149
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 $2,639
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)
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.
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.
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,469
Summary:
Camping trail through the remote Altai Mountains in the far west of Mongolia (internal flight), riding where few outsiders have ever travelled. Riding is adaptable to all abilities. Immerse yourself in the culture of the nomads and meet the locals who hunt with eagles.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 17 Jun (Cancelled); 6, 25 July.
  • 2020: 7, 25 July
  • Trip Length: 17 days/16 nights/13 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Horses by the lake
from $1,925
Summary:
A point to point camping adventure combining the green Orkhon Valley with the Gobi Desert and mountain ranges. Opportunities to ride camels and for fast riding on the steppes, for experienced riders. Luggage is transported by camel or vehicle.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 4, 25 May; 15 June; 6, 27 July; 24 August; 14 September
  • 2020: Runs every Monday from May 4 to 14 Sept (subject to availability, please speak to your travel advisor)
  • Trip Length: 13d/12n/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019/20: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Hiking Rest Stop
from $1,925
Summary:
This tour has been specifically created for fit travellers, who usually hike and are novice riders. The combination allow everyone to experience the true nomadic lifestyle and visit some of the most iconic sights and regions of Mongolia.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 8 Jun; 3 Aug
  • 2020: Runs every Monday from May 4 to 14 Sept (subject to availability, please speak to your travel advisor)
  • Trip Length: 13d / 12n /5 days hiking / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 6 hours for the 4 riding days.
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019/20: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Riding in Mongolia
from $1,239
Summary:
Do you dream about galloping in Mongolia, but don't have 2 or 3 weeks? This trip offers 5.5 days riding in a week. Less than 2 hours from Ulan Bator, you will find willing and fit horses and wild landscapes; steppes, forests, and valleys, far from tourist sites. Ride with an English speaking translator, and guided by authentic nomads.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 May; 6, 27 Jun: 4, 18 Jul; 1, 29* Aug (*French speaking group): 5 Sept
  • 2020: Runs every Monday from May 4 to 14 Sept (subject to availability, please speak to your travel advisor)
  • Trip Length: 8d /7n / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019/20: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10

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