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Saltpans of Botswana
from $4,565
Summary:

Experience a huge zebra migration and flamingo herds November to March in Africa's largest ephemeral wetland, or from May to September, a blindingly white desert with game easily located on grass islands with permanent waterholes. All year round interaction with a habituated meercat colony, tracking with the San and baobab trees. An extraordinary riding adventure ideal to combine with the Okavango Delta for the ultimate safari.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Mid Season: 9 May; 22 Jun; 21 Sept; 21, 26 Dec.
  • 2020 High Season: 26 Jul; 26 Aug.
  • 2021 Mid Season: 16 May; 19 Sept; 22, 27 Dec.
  • 2021 Mid/High Season: 27 Jun.
  • 2021 High Season: 18 Jul; 1 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2020: approx. £610 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
    2021: approx. £638 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
Summary:
Arguably the best ride in the world for good riders. Frequent big game sightings, fantastic riding on an unbeatable team of horses, luxury accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • Arrivals/Departures on Saturday or Tuesday
  • 2020 Low season: January; February; March; December.
  • 2020 Mid season: 1 April to 31 May; 1 October to 1 December.
  • 2020 High season: 1 June to 30 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights, 8 days/7 nights or 11 days/10 nights.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Post to trot 10 min and gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2020: from £275 per person each way (helicopter). Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire.
Summary:

Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low season: 27 Nov; 5, 14 Dec.
  • 2020 Mid season: 25 May; 7, 15, 23 Jun; 2, 19 Nov.
  • 2020 High season: 1, 20 Jul; 3, 17, 25 Aug; 7, 14, 28 Sep; 12, 25 Oct.
  • 2021 Low season: 16 Jan; 2, 16 Feb; 1, 16, 29 Mar; 2 Dec.
  • 2021 Mid season: 11 Apr; 8, 16 May; 5, 23 Jun; 13, 21 Nov.
  • 2021 High season: 3, 11, 28 Jul; 7, 28 Aug; 18, 26 Sept; 16, 24 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 day / 7 nights / 6 riding days set dates
    Also available on a nightly basis with a minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun Airport, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from Maun airport for 7 night ride. For nightly stays transfers are £23 pp return. Transfers are 45 minutes from Maun to the start of the ride.
Special Offer:

2021: 5% discount for 5 night Thamalakane River Ride

Summary:

Safari for all levels of rider set in a luxurious lodge along the Thamalakane River near the Okavango Delta and Maun, a full service safari with riding adapted to the ability of the riders.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round (high season 1 Jul - 31 Oct).
  • Trip Length: Flexible, minimum stay 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day as desired
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Riding for all levels
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: Included from Maun aiport
Bulgaria Balkan Riding Week
from $1,109
Summary:

A week-long based stay with riding out around the Central Balkan National Park. Trips can be tailored to different experience levels and explore the pristine wilderness, meadows and mountains in Bulgaria.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available all year, Saturday arrivals.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest.
Taking part in a cattle drive
from $1,669
Summary:

Experience Canada's wild west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Guests can relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, riding out in small groups aboard quality horses. Non-riders can relax in the hot tub, go fishing or even try their hand at gold panning in the creek that runs through the ranch. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and riding for all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: 15 May - 15 Oct any day arrival, winter dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 2019: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
    2020: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Williams Lake Airport (YWL)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-15
  • Transfer: 2019: from Williams Lake available for C$130 round trip
    2020: from Williams Lake available for C$160 round trip 1st person (any additional C$80 pp) payable on site
Ranch and facilities with snowy mountains
from $1,375
Summary:
Trail rides and riding lessons set in the stunning Canadian countryside, flanked by three mountain ranges, forests and open plains.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May 11; June 8; September 7.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The ranch
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, the rides are adjusted to the level of the rider.
  • Usual Group Size: Lessons 1-6
    Trail rides 1-8
    Ranch accommodation 1-16
  • Transfer: 2020: Car hire is strongly recommended. It's a 5 hour drive from the airport. A Sundog tours shuttle service is an option too from Edmonton Airport.
Summary:
Explore the backcountry of Banff National Park on this horse riding holiday with comfortable lodge accommodation. Sure-footed horses take riders of any level through the wilderness around Bow River and up in to the mountains, with gourmet food, a crackling fire and comfortable beds each night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 21 June and 10 September.
  • 2020 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 9 September
  • 2020 3 Day: Monday departures between 18 May and 12 October
  • 2020 2 Day: Saturday departures between 16 May and 10 October
  • Sold out dates: 21 June, 9 August
  • 2021 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 20 June and 9 September.
  • 2021 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 23 June and 8 September
  • 2021 3 Day: Monday departures between 17 May and 11 October
  • 2021 2 Day: Saturday departures between 15 May and 9 October
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding. Shorter stays between 2 and 4 days also available.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: At the stables just outside Banff
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or through us. From $118 per person return.
Wildlife pack trip in Canada
from $2,235
Summary:

An immersive nature experience, travelling on horseback through the Canadian wilderness and exploring the fauna and flora living there. Learn the instincts and habits of an abundance of wildlife including bears, eagles, mountain goats, moose, cougars and wolves from your knowledgeable guides. 
Overnight in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this ride gets you really close to nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: May to October. 7 day programmes start on Sundays, 4 day programmes start on Mondays or Thursdays.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/7 days riding or 4 days/3 nights/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours per day.
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2020: Approx. £235 return per person from Vancouver to ranch on set dates. Special group rates available, please enquire. Additional charges applied for transfers at other times. Transfers are payable in advance.
Riding in wild meadows
from $1,905
Summary:
Explore the wilderness of Canada with expert trackers and assist with conservation efforts from this friendly dude ranch. Staying on-site each night, trails into the nearby mountains are home to all sorts of special native species. This is also ideal for non-riding partners who can participate in wildlife treks or other activities on the ranch.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 1 May to 31 October. 4 day programmes start Mondays or Thursdays. 7 day programmes start on Sundays
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights
    Extra nights available upon request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-20. Trail rides will be split according to ability with a maximum of 7 per group.
  • Transfer: 2020: Approx. £235 per person return from Vancouver. Special group rates available, please enquire. Transfers are payable in advance.
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