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beach gallop
from $4,309
Special Offer:

Group discounts available for 2021 bookings, please enquire

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 $6,229
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:
  • 2021: July 10, 30; September 26 (FULL).
  • 2022: April 1, 19; May 26; July 19; August 8; September 13.
  • 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: 2021: Windhoek return transfers - £400 per person payable upon booking
Portugal Blue Coast Trail
from $1,925
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:
  • 2021: 12, 19 Sept
  • 2022: 10, 17 Apr; 29 May; 5 Jun; 11, 18 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 $1,539
Summary:

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

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 11* Jul; 22*, 29* Aug; 3 Oct; 14 Nov
  • 2022:13, 27 Feb; 27 Mar; 26* Jun; 10* Jul; 21*, 28* Aug; 2 Oct; 13 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 $1,915
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:
  • 2021: 10, 24, 31 Oct
  • 2022: 6, 20 Mar; 19 Jun; 9, 23, 30 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.
Riding down the dunes on the Sunshine Coast
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

A shorter version of our Beach & Game trail, this 3-day break combines beach riding and game viewing riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop for miles along the pristine beaches beside the Indian Ocean, ride with big game and enjoy a day at the famous Addo Elephant park by vehicle.  Accommodation is provided at a static camp offering spectacular views over the Kariega river. This short break is available year round for intermediate riders onwards who want to add a few days of beach riding and wildlife spotting onto their South African holiday.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: TBC
  • Trip Length: 4 days /3 nights /3 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.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2021: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Riding down the dunes on the Sunshine Coast
from $1,689
Summary:

The ultimate South African trail - combine beach and game viewing in one itinerary ride riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop along the pristine beaches of the 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. 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:
  • 2021: 9, 23 Jan; 6, 20 Feb; 6, 20 Mar; 3, 17 Apr; 1, 15, 29 May; 19 Jun; 3, 17, 31 Jul; 7, 21 Aug; 4, 18 Sept; 2, 17, 30 Oct; 6, 20 Nov; 4, 11 Dec.
  • 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: 2021: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Galloping on endless beaches
from $3,099
Summary:

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

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: Apr 25; May 22; Jun 19; Jul 17; Aug 21; Sept 4; Oct 2, 30; Nov 13; Dec 4.
  • 2022: Jan 15; Feb 12; Mar 12; Apr 30; May 28; Jun 25; Jul23; Aug 27; Oct 8; Nov 5; Dec 3.
  • 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: 2021: 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.
Horses on the trail
from $2,109
Summary:

Ride through the Asturias region in far northern Spain famous for its apples, cider and regional food. Winding through Picos de Europa National Park, this 8 day/7-night trail brings together the best mountain scenery, beaches and food.
An ideal riding holiday for riders who want to explore the high mountain ranges as well as enjoy beach riding and gourmet culture in this hidden corner of Spain, untainted by mass tourism.

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: May 21; June 3; September 3 (FULL), 17.
  • Other dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 4 - 6 hours in the saddle daily
  • Meeting point: Oviedo Airport (OVD) Bilbao Airport (BIO) or Madrid Airport (MAD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong novice onwards. Must be secure in walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 8
  • Transfer: Return transfer included from either Oviedo, Bilbao or Madrid airports at set times.
Spain Catalan Culture & Beach Trail
from $1,665
Summary:

This ride has it all: fit and forward going Andalusian horses, beaches, sand, natural dunes, precious villages, castles and churches. Experience the most exciting gallop on the fringe of the sea and overnight in small friendly hotels and guesthouses sampling the fine cuisine of the region. A bottle of local wine or cava is never far away of course!

Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 28 Feb; 21 Mar; 11, 25 Apr; 9 May; 6 Jun; 19, 26 Sept; 10, 24 Oct; 7 Nov
  • Special rate for February, March and November departures, please see Dates & Pricing
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding - 160km
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 4-6 hours in the saddle daily
  • Meeting point: Barcelona (BCN) or Girona (GRO) Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter confidently and mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 11
  • Transfer: 2021: payable locally - €90 pp return from Barcelona (18:00 pick-up, 11:30 drop-off, 2hrs), €60 pp return from Girona (19:30 pick-up, 10:30 drop-off, 45min).

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