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Summary:

Small family based hotel with many non-riding activities on your doorstep. Offers lessons, half or full day trails, star rides and 2 week-long point to point trails, all returning to same accommodation each night.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022 Discovery week/Star rides: Saturdays from Apr 8 to Oct 31 (High Season: Jul 16 - Aug 26. Mid Season: May 21 - Jul 15; Aug 27 - Sept 9. Low Season: Apr 8 - May 20; Sept 10 - Oct 31).
  • 2022 Trail to the Sea: 1 Oct
  • 2023 Discovery week/Star rides: Saturdays from May 26 to Oct 31 (High Season: Jul 16 - Sept 15 and 2-3 Jun. Mid Season: May 26 - Jul 15 (except 2-3 Jun). Low Season: Sept 16 - Oct 31).
  • 2023 Trail to the Sea: 1 Oct.
  • 2023 Maremma Trail: 23 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8d / 7n / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Discovery Week: 1-3 hours
    Star Rides half days: 2-3 hours
    Star Rides full days: 4-5 hours
    Trails: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Follonica train station. Please see below for more information.
  • Riding Ability Required: Discovery Week: beginner onwards
    Star Rides: intermediate and experienced riders
    Trails: intermediate and experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: Discovery and Star Rides: 1-10
    Trails: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2022/23: €60 per person each way from Follonica train station between 8am-6pm, an easy 1 hour train ride from Pisa Airport. Extra charge for night transfers (7pm to 8am). It is also possible to fly to Rome and get a train to Follonica (approx. 3 hrs).
Cantering on the beach in Chiapas
from $3,245
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:
  • 2022: Apr 2, 30; May 17*, 28; Jun 5, 11, 25; Aug 20; Sept 3, 17; Oct 1, 15; Nov 5, 19; Dec 3. (*some changes in the itinerary, please enquire for details)
  • Other dates on request all year round (except Easter and Christmas) subject to availability.
  • 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 $30 per car each way (min 2 pax), payable on-site.
Summary:

A based stay at a Hacienda style ranch just 300 metres from the Atlantic Ocean. Fantastic riding for confident riders on pure bred Arabs and Barb Arabs.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022/23: Open all year round.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n. Shorter stays can be arranged
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2/3 hours per day or 4/5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Agadir Airport (AGA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2022/23: Return transfer from Agadir Airport approx. 1100 Dirhams (around €110) per person, payable on site to the driver in Dirhams only (you can exchange money at the airport). Transfer time is approximately two hours. Other airports also available, please enquire.
Summary:

Ride along the Atlantic coastline and beaches and visit the charming and vibrant port town of Essaouira. Excellent horses, combination of small lodges and camping accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 17**, 24** Apr; 15*, 22* May; 12, 19 Jun; 3, 10*, 17* Jul; 7*, 14* Aug; 11* Sept
  • (*mid season, **high season).
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Marrakech Airport (Agadir Airport is also possible)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2022: Included from meeting point (30mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
fun in the sea
from $2,875
Summary:

Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. All levels of rider catered for. Luxury beachfront accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 5 days riding. Other length of stays may be accommodated, please enquire.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.
beach gallop
from $4,309
Summary:

Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. For all levels of rider, swim with your horse, explore the beaches, scuba dive and snorkel in this tropical paradise.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.
Arriving into camp
from $4,929
Summary:

Challenging 400km trail across the Namib desert finishing on the white beaches of the Atlantic Ocean's Skeleton Coast. Suitable for fit intermediate or advanced riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: July 19; September 13 (FULL).
  • Trip Length: 11 days/10 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 8 hours on one day
  • Meeting point: Windhoek Airport (WDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, must be fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 15
  • Transfer: 2022: Windhoek return transfers - £400 per person payable upon booking
Portugal Blue Coast Trail
from $1,635
Summary:

Set in the most beautiful location, the Costa Azul, also known as the Blue Coast, the ride encompasses the southern stretch of Portugal's west coast. It is remote and unspoilt with deserted beaches and pristine countryside. Magnificent horses and above average accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 27 (FULL) Mar; 10 (FULL), 17 (FULL) Apr; 29 (FULL) May; 5 (FULL) Jun; 11 (FULL), 18 (FULL) Sept.
  • 2023:19, 26 Mar; 9, 16 Apr; 28 May; 4 Jun; 10, 17 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Lisbon Airport (LIS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Set transfer time on Day 1 is 17:30 (arrival up to 17:00) and flights must be booked to depart no earlier than 12:00 on Day 8. Transfer time is approximately 2 hours
Riding in Portugal
from $1,305
Summary:

Ride along remote and unspoilt deserted beaches and see the dolphins. Beautiful well behaved Lusitano horses, comfortable hotels, great guide.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 26* (FULL) Jun; 10* (FULL) Jul; 21* (FULL), 28* (FULL) Aug; 2 (FULL) Oct; 13 Nov.
  • 2023: 12, 26 Feb; 25* Jun; 9* Jul; 20*, 27* Aug; 1, Oct; 12 Nov.
  • (* denotes High Season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Lisbon Airport (LIS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age is 12
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Set transfer time on Day 1 is 17:30 (arrival up to 17:00) and flights must be booked to depart no earlier than 12:00 on Day 8. Transfer time is approximately one hour on day 1. See notes below for transfers outside standard times.
Riding on deserted beaches in Portugal
from $1,625
Summary:

Discover this jewel on the back of a first class Lusitano. Ride from the lush and green coastal mountains of Grandola along 36 miles of deserted beaches, lagoons and fishing villages. Top class accommodation, horses and service.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 6 Mar; 19 (FULL) Jun; 9 (FULL), 23 (FULL), 30 (FULL) Oct.
  • 2023: 5 Mar; 18 Jun; 8, 22, 29 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Lisbon Airport (LIS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Set transfer time on Day 1 is 17:30 (arrival up to 17:00) and flights must be booked to depart no earlier than 12:00 on Day 8. Transfer time is approximately 1 hour on day 1.

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