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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.
Crossing a river with a herd of horses
from $2,485
Summary:
Ride in the traditional way with a herd of Icelandic horses at all paces seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. Adventure trip.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 24 June; 1*, 8*, 15* July; 5*(full), 12*, 26 August (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding - approx. 160km.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or closest designated bus stop (central zone) in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. A sense of adventure is also required. Minimum age 8.
  • Usual Group Size: 6 - 20
  • 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
View of Volcano Trail
from $2,619
Summary:
Ride in the traditional way with a herd of Icelandic horses at all paces seeing volcanoes, beaches and geothermal pools. Adventure trip.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 1(full), 15, 29* June; 13*(full), 27* July; 10*, 24 August (*denotes high season).
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - approx. 185km
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik
  • Riding Ability Required: Control a horse at a walk, trot and canter confidently over open ground. Minimum age 7
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 18
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from BSI Bus Station or closest designated bus stop to your hotel in Rekjavik.
Canter in the desert on Marwari horses
from $4,059
Summary:
Visit and stay in some of the finest Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan over the Christmas and New Year holidays. After a fantastic ride on Christmas Day you spend the night in a luxury tented camp with a bonfire under the stars, while the horses rest nearby.

The Marwari horses are bold, fit and fast, making them the perfect companions for your journey. Accommodation and service levels throughout this holiday are second to none, this is a real luxury experience. Many of the hotels are converted palaces and mansions, and even when camping in remote areas you can be sure of a hot shower and a comfortable bed every night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 21 December - 3 January 2020
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 9 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Delhi Airport (DEL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 8-15
  • Transfer: 2018/9: All road transfers from meeting point are included. Internal airfare Jaipur/Delhi is not included and is currently estimated at US$154.
    Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes at peak times and 25 minutes for early morning/late night arrivals.
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)
Summary:
Gallop over golden sands and enjoy the traditional Irish hospitality on this fantastic short break.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Every Saturday from 11 May to 12 October.
  • Trip Length: 4 days, 3 nights, 2 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4+ hours
  • Meeting point: Kerry (KIR), Cork (ORK) or Shannon (SNN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter comfortably with a secure seat
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Transfer: 2019: Prices are approximate and each way per vehicle: Kerry €26 1-3pax €40 4-8pax, Cork €140 1-3pax €160 4-8 pax and Shannon €180 1-3pax €200 4-8pax. Transfer times are approximately as follows; Cork 2 hours, Shannon 2-hours and Kerry 15-minutes. Payable on site.

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