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Agostino enjoying lunch
from $1,355
Special Offer:

* Pay 2019 prices on all 2020 bookings made before the 31/12/2019

* Group bookings: 1 free place for groups of 8 guests or more throughout 2019 and 2020

* 10% discount each when 2 or more riders book for the 19th October deparutre (Umbrian Adventure)

*  For all Umbrian or Summer Adventure holidays booked by 31/12/2019 enjoy 3 free lessons per person (flatwork or jumping), worth €75.

Summary:

Set in unspoilt countryside, surrounded by woodland, overlooking mountains and valleys on all sides. This ride caters for everyone from beginners to experienced riders with its based stay and trail itineraries. The summer itinerary involves an optional night camping by Roman Ruins and this riding centre will also give you the opportunity to experience a magical night ride lit by the full moon and fireflies.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Umbrian Adventure: 28 Sept; 19 Oct
  • 2020: Umbrian Adventure: 11, 25 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 Jun; 11* Jul; 8*, 22* Aug; 12 Sep; 3, 24 Oct (* denotes high season)
  • Umbrian Summer Adventure: 8 Aug
  • Wine Trail: 13 Jun (FULL); 19 Sep
  • Dates on request for groups of 3 or more for Umbrian Adventure and 4 or more for the Summer Adventure and the trails.
  • Trip Length: Umbrian Adventure: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
    Wine Trail: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding or 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hours, optional rest day
  • Meeting point: Rome airports (FCO, CIA), Spoleto or Perugia train stations
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels catered for
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
    Trail rides: 5-10
  • Transfer: 2019 and 2020: Included from Spoleto train station (15 min). This is an easy 2 hour train trip from Rome.
Special Offer:

10% discount each when 2 or more riders book for the 19th October departure.

Group bookings: 1 free place for groups of 8 or more.

Summary:

Short break set in unspoilt countryside, surrounded by woodland, overlooking mountains and valleys on all sides. This ride caters for everyone with spectacular riding and hosting, highly recommended!

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 28 Sept; 19 Oct.
  • 2020: 11, 25 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 Jun; 11 Jul; 8, 22 Aug; 12 Sep; 3, 24 Oct.
  • Dates on request for groups of 2 or more.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights /3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hours, optional rest day
  • Meeting point: Rome airports (FCO, CIA), Spoleto or Perugia train stations
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels catered for
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: Included from Spoleto train station. This is an easy 2 hour train trip from Rome. Transfer time from Spoleto is approximately 15 minutes.

    Car transfer from Perugia is €100 per car each way for 1-4 people. Car transfer from Rome is €200 per car each way for 1-4 people. Car rental is also an option.
Riding in Tuscany
from $2,885
Summary:
Top class horses, traditional accommodation and the best of Italian cooking, warmth and hospitality make for an unforgettable experience.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Saturdays from 2 November to 16 March 2019 (excludes Christmas and New Year weeks). Other start dates are available on request for groups of 2 or more.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/ Riding days as chosen. Shorter programmes are available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: as wanted - the programme is completely flexible
  • Meeting point: Sienna railway station
  • Riding Ability Required: All riders can be catered for; lessons will be provided for beginners
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from Sienna railway station at 18:30
    Arranged on request from Rome (€420), Bologna (€350) or Pisa (€300) airport, or Sienna outside of set time (€100). Price is for 8-seater mini-bus and driver. Please note a charge of €30/h applies if the minibus has to wait at the airport for delayed flights. Payable on site.
Riders on the Samurai Ride in Japan
from $5,239
Summary:

Head to Kyushu island, a subtropical, mountainous region in the southwest of Japan for this unique week-long holiday combining horse riding with a cultural tour of southern Japan. This region is known for its active volcanoes, beaches and natural hot springs, all of which are experienced on this itinerary. As well as horse-riding on 4-5 days, the itinerary includes either a Cherry Blossom Festival or Samurai experience. 
This holiday offers an exciting destination for adventurous travellers keen to explore Japan's diverse history alongside relaxed riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 5-11 April; 12-18 April
  • 2020: 3-9 April
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel in Hakata
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be confident in walk, trot & canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: By taxi from Fukuoka Airport. Approx 15 minutes drive, cost is around 1500 yen (£10).
Autumn colours in Japan
from $3,345
Summary:

Travel north-west from Shinjuku station in Tokyo on the Super Azusa train and arrive 2hrs later in a small rural village.
Spend the next four days exploring the surrounding Yatsugatake mountains and foothills on fit, calm Arabian and cross horses before resting any aching muscles in a traditional Onsen hot spring with a choice of hotel or luxury hotel accommodation.

This holiday would suit intrepid travellers, keen to combine a completely different cultural experience with riding quality, endurance-trained horses through verdant, lush countryside. A combination of culture and riding.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 dates available on request
  • 2020: 13-16 Apr
  • Other 2020 dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 4 days / 3 nights / 3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Kobuchizawa Station, Japan
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders should be confident in walk, trot & canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-3
  • Transfer: 2019: Return train transfer from Shinjuku train station in central Tokyo to Kobuchizawa is 5,000 JPY (approx £36)
Riding through the Central Sierra
from $2,669
Summary:
Discover authentic Mexico as a guest on a historic horse and cattle hacienda which has been upgraded to a boutique spa, fit Mexican Criollo's to ride and many non riding activities.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request for a minimum of 2 riders - please enquire
  • Trip Length: Hacienda Based Stay 9d/8n/7 days riding, daily rate also available with 3 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Leon Airport (BJX)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards. Minimum age 14
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
Summary:

Enjoy an active ranch holiday at this authentic Mexican ranch close to Mexico City. Well-known for its Friesian stallions and other quality horses, you can explore the surrounding mountains and national parks on horseback, visit local volcanos and indulge in all-you-can-eat Mexican cuisine with complimentary beer and wine. As well as riding, the ranch offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi, basketball courts and a games room making it an ideal destination for groups of riders and non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day departures. The ranch is open all year round.
  • Trip Length: Minimum stay is 3 nights. During Easter (April14-21) and Christmas and New Year (December 20 - January 4) there is a 7 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: México City International Airport (MEX), Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident novices onwards. Riders need to be able to control a horse at walk, trot and canter in open countryside.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2019: From México City International Airport, $50 USD per car, maximum 4 people, payable on-site.
Stunning trails in the wilderness
from $2,009
Summary:

A true cultural experience in a fascinating part of Mexico. Two itineraries to suit all riders; ride to archeological sites, canter through protected biospheres. Attentive hosts, homecooked Mexican cuisine and a freshly-made Margarita completes the picture.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 18 May; 15 Jun; 6 Jul; 17 Aug; 21 Sept; 9 Oct.
  • 2020: 13 Jun
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2.5-7 hours per day on all itineraries.
  • Meeting point: Oaxaca International Airport or hotel in Oaxaca city.
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice on for Discover Oaxaca.
  • Usual Group Size: Discover Oaxaca: 1-5 riders
  • Transfer: Included from either meeting point. The airport is 14 miles away from the ranch and Oaxaca city centre is 10 miles away.
Summary:
A fantastic based stay at a Hacienda style ranch just 300 metres from the Atlantic Ocean.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Agadir Beach Trail - Open all year round.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n. Shorter stays can be arranged
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2/3 hours per day or 4/5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Agadir Airport (AGA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point (week-long stays). Transfer time is approximately two hours
Special Offer:

10% off all departures for 2020 if booked by 31st October 2019

Summary:
Enjoy all that the Atlas Mountains have to offer on this relaxing short break. Ride out every day in a different direction or experience a new activity and return to the comforts of the eco lodge.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low season: 16 Jun to 13 July. 3 Nov to 14 Dec
  • 2019 Mid season: 4 May to 15 Jun; 14 Jul to 12 Oct; 15 Dec to 21 Dec
  • 2019 High season: 13 Oct to 2 Nov; 22 Dec to 31 Dec
  • 2020 Low Season: 5 Jan to 2 Feb, 24 May to 28 June,
  • 2020 Med Season: 09 Feb to 5 Apr , 26 Apr to 17 May, 5 Jul to 18 Oct. 13 Dec.
  • 2020 High Season: 12 Apr to 19 Apr, 25 Oct to 6 Dec, 20 Dec to 27 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 4-7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Marrakech Airport or town
  • Riding Ability Required: All abilities from beginners to experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding groups
  • Transfer: 2019/20: Included from meeting point (45 mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.

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