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Summary:
Based stay with daily rides across the plains on lovely fit and responsive horses. Comfortable accommodation with ensuite double bedrooms and an onsite 'swimming pond'.
Departure Dates:
  • Dates available on request, all year round any day arrival
  • (Closed 31st Aug - 14 Sept)
  • Trip Length: 3 to 6 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours a day
  • Meeting point: Budapest Airport (BUD) or town
  • Riding Ability Required: Secure seat at walk, trot and canter in open spaces. Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2019: €60 return per person from Budapest Airport or town (pick-up between 1pm to 6pm. Transfers outside of these times will incur an additional fee). Payable on site. Transfer time is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.
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 $1,749
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 while returning to a comfortable farmhouse for accommodation each night.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 (full), 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 $1,179
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 $1,149
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 $1,779
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.
Special Offer:

 May Madness - For the month of May 10% discount on the 3 night half board package with 6 hours riding.

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 $1,679
Summary:

Want to experience the best riding the West of Ireland has to offer? We have put together a 6 day itinerary, combining riding in the Clare-Burren region with some beach gallops along the Wild Atlantic Way, under the shadow of the mighty Croagh Patrick. Accommodation in guesthouses and B&Bs, and your very own Unicorn Trails guide!

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 31st July
  • Trip Length: 5 nights/6 days/4 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Knock airport at 3pm
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be able to ride securely and confidently at a walk, trot and canter in open country.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Riding on the beach
from $1,525
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 days/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.

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