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Elephant viewing on horseback
from $2,739
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:
  • 2019/20: Saturday to Saturday dates throughout the year. (SOLD OUT 2019: 21 Jul, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sept, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 29 Dec)
  • 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: 2019/20: 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 $5,165
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:
  • 2019/20: 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: 2019/20: 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 $3,245
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:
  • 2019: 20 Jul; 4 Aug; 7, 21 Sep; 2, 16 Nov; 28 Dec
  • 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: 2019/20: €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 $2,745
Summary:
Fast riding along miles of white beaches on fit Arab cross horses. Xhosa cultural visits and nice hotel accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 07 Sept; 12 Oct; 09 (FULL), 23 Nov; 07 Dec.
  • 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: 2019: 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 $1,625
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:
  • 2019: 17 Feb; 17 March; 7 April
  • 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: 2019/20: 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 $1,745
Summary:
Annual one-way cattle drive through spectacular Catalan countryside into the high Pyrenees. Camp under the stars after an exciting day in the saddle.
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 $1,819
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:
  • 2019/2020: 15, 29 Dec; 19 Jan; 2, 16 Feb; 1, 15, 29 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 $2,125
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.
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:
  • 2019: 12, 26 Oct; 23 Nov (confirmed).
  • 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
Summary:

A limited number of cattle drives to move cattle to new grazing through the summer months for intermediate riders onwards.  Move 400 Scottish Highland cattle over the spectacular Dartmoor landscapes ​on well-trained Quarter horses and spend each eveinng in a comfortable en-suite room in a traditional Dartmoor inn or hotel. This is a rare chance for ​confident riders to join the UK's only cattle drive.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 29 Apr; 14 Jun, 12 Jul; 23 Aug (FULL); 27 Sep
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 riding days or
    4 days / 3 nights / 3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Exeter Airport (EXT), train or bus station
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfer from Exeter Airport, train or bus station is £80 per booking. Payable on site

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