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Riding down the dunes on the Sunshine Coast
from $1,535
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:
  • 2022: 13, 26 Aug; 9, 24 (FULL) Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5, 18 Nov; 3 Dec.
  • 2023: 13, 28 Jan; 10, 24 Feb; 10, 24 Mar.
  • 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: 2022: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Galloping on endless beaches
from $2,499
Summary:

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

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Jun 25; Jul 23; Aug 27; Oct 8 (FULL); Nov 5, 19 (FULL); 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: 2022: Transfer can be booked on your behalf or you can book direct - please note that prices quoted are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed, payable on site to the driver in ZAR only (preferably cash but card payments might also be possible, please enquire). Transfer time is approx 1 hour. Price guide: shared between the number of passengers, and is on a sliding scale; it starts at 1 person at R1150.00 up to 9 people at R1400.00 per trip.
Horses on the trail
from $1,929
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:
  • 2022: 29 (FULL) May; 2 September.
  • 2023: 23 May.
  • 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) or Bilbao Airport (BIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong novice onwards. Must be secure in walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 8
  • Transfer: Return transfer included from either Oviedo or Bilbao airports at set times. Please note that you might have to take a taxi (approx. €50 per car) from Oviedo Airport if most the group arrive at Bilbao Airport.
Spain Catalan Culture & Beach Trail
from $1,369
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:
  • 2022: 18 Sept (FULL); 9 (FULL), 23 Oct; 6 Nov.
  • 2023: 12 Feb; 5, 19 Mar; 16 Apr; 7 May; 17 Sept; 15, 29 Oct.
  • 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: 2022/23: payable locally - €90 pp (€100 in 2023) return from Barcelona (18:00 pick-up, 11:30 drop-off, 2hrs), €60 pp return from Girona (19:30 pick-up, 10:00 drop-off, 45min).
Summary:

Great beach riding for competent riders on lively Andalusians and crosses. Comfortable accommodation with swimming pool. Round off the day with Catalan cuisine and fine wines.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 28 (FULL) Sept; 26 (FULL) Oct.
  • 2023: 17 Apr; 1, 21 May; 7 Jun; 6 Sept; 4 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 4 to 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. Minimum age 14 years.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-11
  • Transfer: 2022/23: payable locally - €90 (€100 in 2023) pp return from Barcelona (18:00 pick-up, 11:30 drop-off, 2hrs), €60 pp return from Girona (19:30 pick-up, 10:00 drop-off, 45min).
Summary:
Fast riding and long days in the saddle for competent riders on lively Andalusians and crosses. Comfortable accommodation with swimming pool. Finish the day with Catalan cuisine and fine wines.
Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 19 (FULL) Sept; 10 Oct; 2, 16 Nov.
  • 2023: 15 Mar; 12 Apr; 3 May; 4 Jun; 18 Sept; 16 Oct; 8 Nov.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 5 to 7 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, mount and dismount unaided and be riding fit. Minimum age 14 years.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2022/23: payable locally - €90 (€100 in 2023) return from Barcelona (18:00 pick-up, 18:00 drop-off, 2hrs), €60 return from Girona (19:30 pick-up, 16:30/17:00 drop-off, 45min). Private transfers available on request.
Riding on the beach
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

A week-long trail through the Doñana Natural Park taking in the best of the surrounding landscapes and riding across a diverse range of terrain.

Departure Dates:
  • 2023: 18 March; 21 October.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4- 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sevilla Airport (SVQ)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 6-9
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 30 mins. Return flights to be booked to depart from around 12 pm noon.
Summary:

Excellent riding on endurance trained horses, high service level, historic accommodation and very flexible programmes, ideal for riders and non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Departure dates upon request all year round
  • No beach riding between 15 Jun - 5 Sept.
  • Low season November - February (excluding Xmas and New Year)
  • High Season March - June and September - October
  • Trip Length: 5 days/ 4 nights/ 3 days riding or
    4 days/ 3 nights/ 3 days riding
    Shorter programmes available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 8 hours.
  • Meeting point: Gibraltar Airport (GIB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter. Novices can be taken by arrangement separately
  • Usual Group Size: 1-4
  • Transfer: 2022: Included from meeting point (Gibraltar airport) and takes 20min.
    Also available from Malaga or Jerez airports at a cost of €45 (€55 in 2022) per person each way (payable on site).
Summary:

Superb horse riding holiday in Spain for experienced riders. Ride on unspoilt beaches and through natural forests. Non riders accommodated.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022 8d/7n: Sunday arrivals from January 30 to December 4 (Low Season: Jan 30 - May 1; Oct 9 - Dec 4; Mid Season: May 1 - Jun 26 and Sept 11 - Oct 9; High Season: Jun 26 - Sept 11).
  • 2022 5d/4n: Wednesday arrivals from February 3 to December 4 (Low Season: Feb 2 - May 1; Oct 12 - Dec 4; Mid Season: May 4 - Jun 26 and Sept 7 - Oct 9; High Season: Jun 29 - Sept 4).
  • Ride closed between 18 July - 13 August due to excessive temperatures.
  • 2023 8d/7n: Sunday arrivals from February 5 to November 26 (Low Season: Feb 5 - Apr 30; Oct 1 - Nov 26; Mid Season: Apr 30 - Jun 25 and Sept 17 - Oct 1; High Season: Jun 25 - Jul 16 and Sept 3 - 17; Peak Season: Aug 20 - Sept 3).
  • 2023 5d/4n: Wednesday arrivals from February 8 to November 26 (Low Season: Feb 8 - Apr 30 and Oct 4 - Nov 26; Mid Season: May 3 - Jun 25 and Sept 20 - Oct 1; High Season: Jun 28 - Jul 16 and Sept 6 - Sept 17; Peak Season: Aug 23 - Sept 3).
  • Ride closed between 17 July - 19 August due to excessive temperatures.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 days riding (Sunday to Sunday)
    5 days/4 nights/3 days riding (Wednesday to Sunday)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Malaga airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate riders onwards comfortable at all paces including gallop. Min age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 7
  • Transfer: Transfers from Malaga airport are included with collection no later than 14:30 on arrival Sunday (or Wednesday) and return to Malaga arriving no earlier than 10:00 on departure Sunday.
Yee Ha!
from $1,445
Summary:

Fast trail ride through the Catalan countryside from mountains to sea on pure bred and Andalusian crosses. Comfortable accommodation and lots of good riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 11 (FULL) Sept; 2, 16, 30 Oct; 13 Nov.
  • 2023: 26 Mar; 23 Apr; 14 May; 18 Jun; 10 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5 Nov.
  • Special rate for November departures, please see Dates & Pricing
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours in the saddle daily
  • Meeting point: Barcelona (BCN) or Girona (GRO) Airports
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be comfortable in all paces and be able to mount and dismount unaided. Minimum age 14 years.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-11
  • Transfer: 2022/23: payable locally - €90 (€100 in 2023) pp return from Barcelona (18:00 pick-up, 11:30 drop-off, 2hrs), €60 pp return from Girona (19:30 pick-up, 10:00 drop-off, 45min).

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