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Summary:

A great introduction to riding in Iceland with moderate riding hours and comfortable farm accommodation. This riding holiday is perfect for families with children or novice riders who would like to ride in the beautiful Icelandic countryside.

Departure Dates:
  • 2018/9: open all year round, any day arrival and departure, minimum stay 3 nights.
  • Trip Length: Any length, minimum stay 4d/3n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking) or the farm, if hiring a car.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2018/9: Bus transfer from Reykjavik to the farm or car hire. Car transfer from Reykjavik hotel to bus station is included, bus journey ticket is around 7040 ISK per person each way payable on-site.
Iceland Lagoon Trail
from $1,775
Summary:
This is an incredible ride through the varied landscapes of the north west of Iceland. Accompany the herd of horses as you cross lakes and rivers and ride through valleys.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16, 23, 30* June; 21*(full), 28* July; 4*(full), 11*, 18* August (*high season).
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to six hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 16
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from your hotel or closest designated bus stop in Rekjavik.
Iceland Northern Lights Short Break
from $1,195
Summary:
Great riding in the wilderness outside of Reykjavik, a chance to spot the illusive Northern Lights and enjoy the legendary nightlife of Iceland's capital.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 14, 21 March; 19 Sept; 3, 10 Oct
  • Trip Length: 3 days / 2 nights / 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik (own booking)
  • Riding Ability Required: Able to walk, trot and canter on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 16
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from BSÍ bus station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik between 16:00 and 17:00
Cantering through the lake outside Castle Leslie
from $1,165
Special Offer:

10% discount on any spa treatments during your stay effective from now until March 2019. Pre-booking your spa treatment is advisable, please quote "Unicorn Trails 10% Off" when booking.

Summary:

A luxury break in Ireland with over a thousand acres of rolling hills, parkland and lakes to explore on horseback. Tuition for all levels, clinics by top competition riders and 300 cross country jumps are part of a top-quality range of facilities. Accommodation is in the four-star Lodge with it’s own bar and restaurant, and spa.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request from 1st January - 20th December. (Closed from 6 January until 5 February 2019)
  • Trip Length: Various packages from 4 to 8 days available
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours. The hours are flexible and can be taken as desired.
  • Meeting point: Castle Leslie
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginners onwards. Minimum riding age is 4 years old.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Payable on site. 1 passenger €100 per person each way, 2-5 passengers €40 per person each way, 6+ passengers €30 per person each way from Dublin and Belfast, airport or hotel.
    You can also book a taxi.

    Transfer times are approximately 1 hour from Belfast, 1.5 hours from Dublin and about 2.5 hours from Shannon.
Riding on the beach
from $1,805
Special Offer:

Midweek Break - 2 Nights B&B €70 per person sharing or 2 Nights B&B + 1 Dinner €95 per person sharing. (Riding is not included in this price, please speak to your travel consultant for more details) Valid until 31st March 2019
 

Summary:
Guided riding along the beaches and mountains of Ireland based in a comfortable hotel right on the sea.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low season: 4, 18 May
  • 2019 Mid season: 15 Jun; 6, 21 Sept
  • 2019 High season: 6, 17 Jul; 17 Aug
  • Trip Length: 8 day /7 night weekly rides
  • Approximate riding time per day: about 6 hours
  • Meeting point: The Hotel
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, intermediate riders happy to ride at all paces . Min age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Not included from Dublin airport - take a direct bus from the airport to the hotel, see Sample Itinerary for more information.
Summary:
Lessons for all riding abilities: general, show-jumping, dressage, cross country. Excellent on site facilities, organised and comfortable.
Departure Dates:
  • Weekly from March to the end of September (please note that full board option is only available in June, July, August)
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n, 5d/4n or 4d/3n, can be tailor-made on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 hours tuition daily
  • Meeting point: Kilbeggan bus station
  • Riding Ability Required: From total beginner to advanced rider
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Kilbeggan Bus Station. (An hour and a half from Dublin)
Riding on the beach
from $1,545
Summary:

A based stay on Ireland's west coast where small groups of experienced riders are taken along the Wild Atlantic Way through spectacular landscapes on board quality Irish horses. Comfortable B&B accommodation, fast beach riding, knowledgeable guides and evenings spent in the traditional Irish town of Westport ensures an unforgettable horse riding adventure holiday.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: ​5, 12, 19, 26 May; 9, 16, 23, 30 June; 7, 14, 21, 28 July; 11, 18, 25 August; 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 September; 6 October
  • Trip Length: 6 nights/7 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Westport, Ireland
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be able to ride securely and confidently at a walk, trot and canter in open countryside.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Return airport transfers, per vehicle (up to 8 people) ​Dublin: €750, Shannon: €480,  Knock: €140.
Alpaca farm in Israel
from $1,129
Summary:
A tailor-made short break in Israel staying on a friendly farm in the Negev desert with lots of faster riding available for confident riders. Accommodation is in comfortable cabins on the farm.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Fridays between February and November. Other dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights/3 days riding. Extensions available on request.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8
  • Meeting point: Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, Ovda Airport or the farm
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate onwards. Riders must be confident at all paces in open spaces and fit enough to maintain long periods of trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2019: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Horse riding holiday in Israel
from $1,605
Summary:
An excellent horse riding holiday discovering the diversity on offer in Israel. This trip includes riding both in the Negev desert in the south and around the Sea of Galilee in the north as well as a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem which is host to some of the most important historical and spiritual sites in the world. Riding is usually fast-past but can be adapted to accommodate other levels of riders. Accommodation is in comfortable cabins on the farms.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Available all year on request excluding July and August.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8
  • Meeting point: Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, Ovda Airport or the farm
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be confident at all paces in open spaces and fit enough to maintain long periods of trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4 pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Rounding up cattle with the Butteri
from $1,719
Summary:
Guest house trail from Maremma to ride with the Butteri doing traditional cattle work. Comfortable accommodation, fantastic horses ridden in Western tack and exceptional food and wine await you.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 27 April; 4 May - Camping
  • 2019: 12, 19 October - Guest house
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights (6 days of riding)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2019: 4-8
  • Transfer:

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