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Explore the secluded Dalmatian countryside of Croatia on this budget-busting break for experienced riders. Enjoy delicious homemade food and wine, fast, thrilling riding and friendly hosts at this based stay where you'll be welcomed as one of the family. We expect this ride to become one of our most popular breaks, combining breathtaking mountain scenery, trustworthy horses and sincere Croatian hospitality.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 26 October, 2, 9 November. Other dates available on request.
  • 2020: Apr 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun 6, 20; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sept 12, 26; Oct 10, 24.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7nights/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Split Airport (SPU), Croatia. Flights can arrive and depart at any time.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and above. Must be confident at all paces including gallop.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2019/20: Return transfer from Split airport, bus or train station is €50 per person payable on-site in cash.

Looking for a short winter break? Head to the beautiful Istrian Peninsula for three full riding days among verdant pine forests, stunning coastline and quaint villages. The ideal winter pick-me-up for those who are short on time. Accommodation in en-suite rooms in village apartments.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Dates available on request between 23 Oct - 31 Dec
  • 2020: Dates available on request between 1 Jan - 3 May
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Pula Airport (PUY) or Trieste (TRS) (additional cost)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and above
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: Return transfer included from meeting point (30 minute drive)
Horse riding holiday in Havana
from $1,299
An excellent short break for those looking to mix horse riding with experiencing the local culture. After riding in the mornings, the afternoons are given to learning the national dance of Cuba, 'Son', with a professional dance teacher. There are plenty of other activities for non-riding friends and family making this a really inclusive holiday.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 20 February; 4 March; 5 November. Other dates available on request all year round.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel (usually Hotel Presidente)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in walk, trot and canter in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: One way transfer is included to Jose Marti airport on the last day of the programme for clients departing at 6pm or later. Transfer from Havana airport is not included, taxi cost is approximate 25 CUC (€25)
Stunning beaches
from $1,569

Enjoy a unique short break in this special part of Scandinavia: riding on top-quality Icelandic horses across vast open landscapes and beaches, enjoy boutique accommodation, feast on gourmet home-cooked cuisine and revel in the relaxing spa facilities - perfect!

Departure Dates:
  • 4 Days Riding 2020: July 7, 21.
  • 3 Days Riding 2020: June 23; August 4.
  • Other dates on request for group bookings.
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 4 days riding
    5 days / 4 nights / 3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Aalborg Airport, Denmark (AAL)
  • Riding Ability Required: walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 6-8
  • Transfer: 2020: €40 return from Aalborg Airport, payable on site.

Historical Hacienda set in the Andean Mountains surrounded by snow capped volcanoes, riding for all abilities and mini trails into the cloud forest.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round (closed: 23 Dec - 2 Jan)
  • Trip Length: Hacienda stays can be arranged per night. We highly recommend a 7 night stay to include one of the mini trails
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito airport (UIO) or hotel
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate level: Walk, trot, canter (beginner riders can be accommodated on a separate programme with advance notice)
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: Return transfers from Quito are $100 return per car. Transfer time approximately 1 hour Payable on site.
Riding in the desert in Egypt
from $1,239

Head to Egypt for year round sun and fantastic beach and desert riding on spirited Arab horses. The ideal break for families or riders who are travelling with non riding companions, this destination offers luxury 5 star hotel accommodation alongside resort activities, camel riding, boat trips and 3 hours riding per day.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Dates available on request year round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Hurghada International Airport (HRG)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Transfer from/to airport is included
Based stay and flexible for all riders and great for families with non-riders. Explore miles of golden sandy beaches, shaded forests, watersports and typical French cuisine.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: All year round (closed 20 December - 10 January). Sunday arrivals, please speak to Travel Advisor.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights. Longer/shorter stays can be taken.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Flexible but from 2-6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport or Morcenx train station, France
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: 2019/20: €45 per person each way from Bordeaux for 2-8 people, payable on site. Please arrange flights to arrive before 15:30 and depart after 13:00. Transfers for 1 person can often be arranged from Bordeaux, otherwise pick-up will be at Morcenx train station.
Situated in the rugged countryside near the Spanish border this ride offers a chance to see a beautiful, mountainous area redolent of history and enjoy rural France and the hospitality and food of its inhabitants.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019/2020: All year round, on request for minimum of 2 riders. (21 - 28 Sept FULL)
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 3 - 6 hours in the saddle
  • Meeting point: Carcassonne Airport (CCF) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: From walk and trot onwards; experienced riders separated. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2019/2020: €35 per person return payable on-site. Transfer time approximately one hour from the airport, town or train station.

A beautiful 19th century French chateau with excellent food in a traditional area. Modern comforts are blended seamlessly with antique furniture and original art making for a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

Glorious views from all the windows over rolling countryside or the schooling arenas and all weather gallop. The horse riding caters for all abilities and ages in rolling French countryside.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: Open 7 days a week from 1 March to 31 December; closed on Sundays and Mondays from October to December (apart from between 16 Oct and 4 Nov).
  • 2019/20: Low season: 1 March - 30 April; 1 October - 31 December
  • 2019/20: Mid season: 1 May - 30 June; 1-30 September
  • 2019/20: High season: 1 July - 31 August
  • Discounted early Booking prices are available for bookings made 60 days or more in advance, please enquire
  • Trip Length: Per night, minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2hrs per full day - more can be booked on site
  • Meeting point: Taxi transfer from Moulins sur Allier train station which is 2hr 20min fast train from Gare du Lyon, Paris.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner, faster riding for experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2019/20: By taxi from the train station, approximately €39/vehicle one way, payable on site. Price is double on Sundays. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes.
    From Clermont-Ferrand Airport: €145 one way

Learn to ride on the sunny island of Crete. Available all year, comfortable hotel, beautiful scenery

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Available throughout the year except 15 Jan to 15 Feb and when Guided Lasithi Trail is running (High Season: 17 March - 3 November and 15 Dec - 8 January 2020).
  • 2020: Available throughout the year except 13 Jan to 14 Feb and when Guided Lasithi Trail is running (High Season: 22 March - 1 November and 14 December - 10 January 2021).
  • Hotel and Stables closed 13 Jan - 14 Feb 2020
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1-1.5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Heraklion (HER)
  • Riding Ability Required: Complete beginners welcome
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 10
  • Transfer: Payable on site, available any time. €50 from Heraklion Airport or €55 from Heraklion centre each way per car (1-4pax). Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes.

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