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Riding down the dunes on the Sunshine Coast
from $1,599
Summary:

The ultimate South African trail - combine beach and game viewing in one ride riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop for miles along the pristine beaches beside Indian Ocean, cross rivers on horseback, spend an evening on a river cruise, ride with big game and enjoy a day at the famous Addo Elephant park by vehicle. An excellent combination of beach and game with a chance to see the Big Five. An unforgettable and affordable break, available year round for intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Jan (FULL); 8 Feb (FULL); 7 Mar (FULL); 4 (FULL), 11 Apr; 2 May (FULL); 6 Jun; 4 Jul; 1 Aug; 5 Sept; 3 Oct; 7 Nov; 5 Dec.
  • 2021: 23 Jan; 3 Apr
  • Trip Length: 8 days /7 nights /8 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. You must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter. You must be comfortable crossing shallow rivers on horseback.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Elephant viewing on horseback
from $3,029
Summary:
The "Big 5" is what everyone dreams of seeing on an African horseback safari. Lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino & leopard. For experienced riders, an exclusive safari giving the chance to see all these & experience Africa as our forefathers did - from the back of bush-wise Boerperd horses.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Saturday to Saturday dates throughout the year.
  • Trip Length: Big 5 Safari: 8 days riding/7 nights
    Big 5 Camp Safari: 6 days riding/5 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: Usually 4 - 7 hours/day
  • Meeting point: Hoedspruit (HDS) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to control a horse at all paces. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: Big 5 Safari: 2-7
    Big 5 Camp Safari: 4-7
  • Transfer: 2020: from Hoedspruit £40pp each way for 1-2pax, £30pp for 3pax, £20pp for 4 or more pax. Private transfers from Johannesburg £400 per vehicle each way (1-7pax).
Gourmet dining safari
from $5,335
Summary:

A mobile safari through covering 3 luxurious private camps through the Makalali Reserve with a focus on gourmet food. Close encounters with some of the most famous, and infamous wildlife in South Africa are pretty much guaranteed as is fast riding on well schooled and responsive horses. Confident intermediate and experienced riders will get the most out of this ride. All overseen by wonderfully attentive hosts.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available on request throughout the year (please enquire.)
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/10 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Hoedspruit (HDS) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to control a horse at all paces. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2020: from Hoedspruit £40pp each way for 1-2pax, £30pp for 3pax, £20pp for 4 or more pax. Private transfers from Johannesburg £400 per vehicle each way (1-7pax).
Spotting Rhino in the Entabeni Reserve
from $3,189
Summary:

View the Big 5 on this ride set in the popular Entabeni Reserve in the Waterberg Mountains with spectacular cliff views. Stay in a variety of accommodation including luxurious tented chalets, a tented campsite beside a river and a classic raised, wooden lodge surrounded by majestic mountains and striking natural rock formations. Game drives included at the lodges, and fantastic riding on board responsive Boerperd horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 5, 19 Jan; 8, 22 Feb; 7, 21 Mar; 4, 18 Apr; 2, 16 May; 6, 20 Jun; 4, 18 Jul; 8, 22 Aug; 5, 19 Sep; 3, 17 Oct; 6, 20 Nov; 5, 19 Dec
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa.
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders must be competent in all paces including gallop.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: €250 return per person from/to Johannesburg. Payable by cash or card (in Euros) on-site upon arrival at the lodge.
Galloping on endless beaches
from $3,035
Summary:

Fast riding along miles of white beaches on fit Arab cross horses. Xhosa cultural visits and nice hotel accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jan 18; Feb 22 (FULL); Mar 7; Apr 18; May 2, 30; Jul 4; Aug 1; Sept 26; Oct 31 (FULL); Nov 14.
  • Trip Length: 7 nights/8 days/ 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Usually 4 - 6 hours/day
  • Meeting point: East London Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate upwards happy and in control at all paces including on open stretches of beach
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: Set group transfer 1,200 ZAR one way, per car (c.£73) payable on site to the driver in ZAR only. Transfer time is approx 1 hour.
Spain Guadalupe Ride
from $1,665
Special Offer:

Special Offer: Airport transfers included for any group size if booked in February - March 2020

Summary:
A week-long horse riding holiday through Villuercas National Park to the Guadalupe Monastery for experienced riders. Discover the Extremadura region with its culinary specialties, especially jamon iberico and crisp white wines and enjoy comfortable lodgings in stunning countryside on this cultural tour.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 29 Mar; 17 May
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter, experience hacking out over varying terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2020: At 15:00, from €50 pp each way for less than 4 riders payable on site. Transfer time approx. 2.5 hours
Yee Ha!
from $1,715
Summary:

A real cattle drive in Europe, join the adventure! Get ready for some intense days filled with nature, team work and interacting with our horses, dogs and of course, cows. This special trek only takes place once a year. Accommodation is a mix of hotels (where available) and a few nights camping.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 31 May
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - 150kms
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours in the saddle daily
  • Meeting point: Barcelona (BCN) or Girona (GRO) Airports
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter confidently and mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 16
  • Transfer: 2020: payable locally - €90 pp return from Barcelona or €90 pp from Girona
Riding on ice
from $1,859
Summary:
Based stay in the wild and remote north of Sweden, land of the Sami people. Ride Icelandic horses, enjoy reindeer sledging, snow mobiling and ice fishing.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020:19 Jan; 2 (FULL), 16 Feb; 1, 15, 29 (FULL) Mar.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Kiruna Airport (KRN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter. Minimum age is 12
  • Usual Group Size: 3-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approx 1 hour.
Time for a rest!
from $2,085
Summary:
An adventurous trail through the wild, remote and beautiful Pamir mountains of Tajikistan. Experience the breathtaking regions from snowy plateaus to dramatic valleys and stay with local Kyrgyz families along the way.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 4th July; 1st, 29th August
  • Trip Length: Pamir Mountain Explorer: 15 days / 14 nights / 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Osh Airport, Kyrgyzstan (OSS)
  • Riding Ability Required: You must be riding fit and be able to mount and dismount unaided. A large part of this trip is at high altitude so general fitness is important.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: included from meeting point.
Riding in the sahara
from $1,045
Summary:

Trail ride travelling from oasis to oasis in the historically important region of south-western Tunisia. Camp out with your horse in a palm grove, and dine under eucalyptus trees.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 7, 21 Mar; 31 Oct; 14 Nov.
  • Other dates on request for groups of 4 or more.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 7 hrs per day
  • Meeting point: Monastir Airport (MIR)
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders must be able to walk, trot and canter with a secure seat. Riding is 4-7 hours per day
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: Included from Monastir airport if riders arrive before 6pm on Day 1. Transfer time is approximately 5 hours

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