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Spain Catalan Culture & Beach Trail
from $1,705
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).
Village Life
from $1,075
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:
  • 2021: 17 Mar; 5, 21 Apr; 12, 23 May; 9 Jun; 29 Sept; 27 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: 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).
Village Life
from $1,189
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:
  • 2021: 3, 14 Mar; 7, 28 Apr; 19 May; 16 Jun; 22 Sept; 6, 20 Oct; 3, 17 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: 2021: payable locally - €90 return from Barcelona (18:00 pick-up, 19:30 drop-off, 2hrs), €60 return from Girona (19:30 pick-up, 18:15 drop-off, 45min). Private transfers available on request.
Riding on the beach
from $2,295
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:
  • 2021: 20 Mar; 16 Oct
  • 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:
  • 2020: Departure dates upon request - between 2 Jan - 15 Jul and 27 Aug - 22 Dec.
  • No beach riding between 15 Jun - 5 Sept.
  • Low season November - February (excluding Xmas and New Year)
  • 2021: TBC
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 or 6 days riding
    4 days/3 nights/3 or 4 days riding
    5 and 6 day 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: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point (Gibraltar airport) and takes 20min.
    Also available from Malaga or Jerez airports at a cost of €45 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:
  • 2021 8d/7n: Sunday arrivals from January 31 to December 5 (Low Season: Oct 10 - Nov 28; Mid Season: May 2 - Jun 20 and Sept 12 - Oct 3; High Season: Jun 27 - Sept 5).
  • 2021 5d/4n: Wednesday arrivals from February 3 to December 5 (Low Season: Oct 13 - Dec 5; Mid Season: May 5 - Jun 23 and Sept 15 - Oct 6; High Season: Jun 27 - Sept 5).
  • Ride closed between 19 July - 14 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 and return to Malaga arriving no earlier than 10:00 on departure Sunday.
Yee Ha!
from $1,769
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:
  • 2021: 21 Feb; 7 Mar; 18 Apr; 2, 16 May; 20 Jun; 18 Jul; 12 Sept; 3, 17, 31 Oct; 14 Nov.
  • Special rate for February, March and 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: 2021: payable locally - €90 pp return from Barcelona, €60 pp return from Girona.
En route to Tarifa
from $2,419
Summary:
Excellent riding on endurance trained horses, high service level, historic accommodation and very flexible programmes, ideal for riders and non-riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2021: Departure dates upon request - between 2 Jan - 1 Jun and 1 Sept - 22 Dec.
  • No beach riding between 15 Jun - 5 Sept.
  • Low season November - February (excluding Xmas and New Year)
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/7d days riding depending on departure time.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8hrs
  • Meeting point: Gibraltar Airport (GIB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate riders onwards. Long periods of trot and canter and some galloping.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2021: Included from Gibraltar Airport (20min). Also available from Malaga or Jerez at a cost of €45 per person each way, payable on-site.
The Atlantic Ocean
from $2,489
Summary:
Excellent horse riding holiday in Spain, from mountains to the beach. Will appeal to riders interested in scenery and culture with comfortable hotels, good company and beautiful horses. Singles, families and heavier riders welcome.
Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 17 April; 4 September
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Madrid Airport (MAD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 6-9
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 2 hours. Return flights departure around 12 pm noon.
Riding on the beach in Uruguay
from $3,889
Summary:
Ride at working estancias, tropical palm groves, protected wetlands, beaches, shipwrecks and marine life such as dolphins, whales and seals on this spectacularly diverse riding expedition across Uruguay.
Departure Dates:
  • 2021: 27 Feb; 20 Mar; 6, 27 Nov
  • Other dates on request for groups of 4 or more (February to April and October to December).
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Carrasco International Airport or hotel in Montevideo (MVD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Private transfers for earlier return flights can be arranged for $410 per car (up to 2-3 pax depending on luggage)

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