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Horse and rider on mountain top
from $1,675
Summary:

An exciting trail with varied terrain on fit Anglo-Arab horses offering an insight into the culture of the Pays Basque region as well as beach riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Sept 4 (FULL), 18 (FULL).
  • 2023: May 7 (FULL); Jun 11, 25*; Sept 3, 17; Oct 1.
  • (* indicates High Season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 Or you can go to Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident at all paces and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2022/23: €90 (€100 in 2023) per person return, payable on-site. The transfer departs Bordeaux airport at 14:00 on the arrival day and arrives back at the airport at around 11:30 on the final day. Riders should make sure their flights arrive with time to clear security before 14:00 and book their flights to depart after 13:00 on the departure day.
Trail past walled towns of Aquitane
from $1,675
Summary:
An exciting trail with varied terrain on fit Anglo-Arab horses offering an insight into the culture of the Aquitaine region as well as beach riding.
Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Sept 18*; Oct 2, 16 (*denotes high season).
  • 2023: Apr 16*; May 7*, 28*; 11* Jun; Sept 17*; Oct 1, 15 (*denotes high season).
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n (6 days riding)
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 or Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders confident at all paces and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: 2022/23: €90 (€100 in 2023) per person return, payable on-site. The transfer departs Bordeaux Airport at 14:00 on Day 1, returning to the airport at approx. 11:00. Please book flights landing before 13:00 and depart after 13:00.
Swimming with the horses
from $1,325
Summary:

Head to Rhodes for this centre based ride taking in beaches, wooded valleys and ancient history. Confident riders can discover hidden villages, mountain trails, wine tasting and monasteries. There's also beach riding and the chance to swim with your horse in the sea, all rounded off by delicious Mediterranean meals.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 25 Sept (FULL); 16 Oct.
  • 2023: 2, 23, 30 Apr; 21 May; 4 Jun; 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5, 19 Nov.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Rhodes International Airport (RHO), Greece
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards - riders should be able to walk, trot and canter and ride on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-6
  • Transfer: 2022/23: Transfer from/to Rhodes airport is €60 each way per booking, payable on-site.
Horses in Rhodes
from $1,059
Summary:

Explore this picture-perfect Greek island on horseback by visiting this friendly Western ranch. Experience wild swimming, mountain panoramas and delicious Mediterranean food. You'll discover ancient Byzantine treasures and hidden waterfalls on this week-long based stay. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday who want to combine riding with days on the beach.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022/23: Any day arrivals between April-October
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-4.5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Rhodes International Airport (RHO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards - riders should be able to walk, trot and canter for short periods.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2022/23: Transfer from/to Rhodes airport is €60 each way per booking, payable on-site. Car hire is recommended.
Crossing a river with a herd of horses
from $2,219
Summary:

The North of Iceland is known for its spectacular natural sights and diverse landscape. We ride along soft riding tracks ideal for “tölting”, the unique extra gait of the Icelandic Horse seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. This tour was nominated by the Sunday Times as one of the 10 best trails in the world.

Departure Dates:
  • 2023: 26* June; 31* July; 7*, 14*, 21 August.
  • (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding - approx. 160km.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: At Flugfélagið Ernir in Reykjavík airport at 07:30 or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Reykjavik.
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. A sense of adventure is also required. Minimum age 8.
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 20
  • Transfer: 2023: Included from Flugfélagið Ernir in Reykjavík airport at 07:30 or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Reykjavik.
View of Volcano Trail
from $2,259
Summary:

Ride in the traditional way with a herd of Icelandic horses at all paces seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. A fast-paced point to point trail, riding with a free herd of horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2023: 3, 17 June; 12*, 26 August.
  • (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - approx. 185km
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: BSI Bus Station in Reykjavik.
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 18
  • Transfer: 2023: Included from BSI Bus Station in Reykjavik.
Summary:

Experience the renowned charm of the region and the tranquility of some truly impressive and beautiful scenery. The Irish bred horses are willing, reliable and safe allowing you time to take in the sights. Gallop over golden sands and enjoy the traditional Irish hospitality on this fantastic short break.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Every Saturday from 2 April to 22 October.
  • Trip Length: 4 days, 3 nights, 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4+ hours
  • Meeting point: At the stables
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter comfortably with a secure seat
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2022: Via taxi, payable on site.
Riding on the beaches in Ireland
from $1,849
Summary:

Enjoy good paced riding through the Killarney National Park, exploring the highlands, riding over mountain passes, beside lakes, galloping along miles of golden beaches and walking over Irish bog lands: the classic Irish scenery of the South. The Irish bred horses are willing, reliable and safe allowing you time to take in the sights. Knowledgeable, experienced guides lead all the trails and riders are split by ability so no-one's enjoyment is spoilt and everyone meets up for dinner in the evenings. Accommodation is in comfortable twin bedrooms in B&B's along the way.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Every Saturday from 2 April to 22 October.
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: At the stables
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter comfortably with a secure seat
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2022: Via taxi, payable on site.
Cliffs of Moher
from $1,499
Summary:

Trail from County Galway through the rural areas of County Clare into the unique Burren region and on to the rough Atlantic coast overlooking the spectacular Cliffs of Moher. Comfortable accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Saturday arrivals from 09 April to including the week of 24 September (High season June, July & Aug)
  • 2023: 15, 29 Apr; 6, 20 May; 3, 17 Jun; 1, 15, 22, 29 Jul; 12, 19, 26 Aug; 2 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding or 6 days/5 nights/4 days riding (Saturday - Thursday).
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 5 hours a day
  • Meeting point: Shannon Airport (SNN) or hotel
  • Riding Ability Required: Ability to walk, trot, canter. Minimum age 8
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: 2022: €35 per person each way, €40 after 8pm. Transfer time is approx 1.5 hours. Transfer fee is payable on-site. Pick up is also available from Loughrea bus stop for €45 for arrivals until 7pm.
    2023: €55 per person each way. Transfer time is approx 1.5 hours. Transfer fee is payable on-site.
Riding on the beach
from $1,849
Summary:

A based stay on Ireland's west coast where small groups of experienced riders are taken along the Wild Atlantic Way through spectacular landscapes on board quality Irish horses. Comfortable B&B accommodation, knowledgeable guides and lively evenings spent in the traditional Irish town of Westport ensures an unforgettable horse riding adventure holiday with a warm welcome.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 8, 15, 22, 29 (FULL) May; 5, 12, 19, 26 (FULL) Jun; 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Jul; 7 (FULL), 21, 28 Aug; 4, 11, 18, 25 Sept; 2 Oct.
  • 2023: 23, 30 Apr; 7, 14, 21, 28 May; 4, 11, 18, 25 Jun; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Jul; 6, 20, 27 Aug; 3, 10, 17, 24 Sept; 1 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 6 nights/7 days/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Westport, Ireland
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be able to ride securely and confidently at a walk, trot and canter in open countryside.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2022: Return airport transfers, per vehicle (up to 8 people) ​Dublin: €800 (€1000 in 2023), Shannon: €595 (€650 in 2023), Knock: €175 (€200 in 2023). Free transfers from Westport Train Station and Bus Depot.

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