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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.
Riding in Tuscany
from $2,885
Summary:
Top class horses, luxuriously renovated traditional accommodation and the best of Italian cooking, warmth and hospitality make for an unforgettable experience.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 10, 31 March; 5 May; 16, 30* June; 14 July; 12* Aug; 1, 29 Sep; 27 Oct (*denotes Palio Week). Other dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Sienna railway station at 18:30
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to walk, trot and canter. Minimum age 15
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 8 (not including non riders)
  • 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. Payable on site.
Riding through Etruscan road
from $1,675
Summary:
Enjoy a trail through the beautiful Tuscan countryside, with well organised camps or Agrotourism B&Bs along the way. Excellent horses ridden in Western tack and exceptional food and wine await you.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 25 May; 20 Jul; 17 Aug; 14 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 8
  • Transfer: 2019: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports (€250, approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station (€35, approx. 1 hour) - set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge)
Dressage riding
from $1,165
Summary:

Situated in a peaceful, picturesque valley in the heart of Chianti and within easy reach of Florence, this holiday combines riding through classical Tuscan countryside with empathetic instruction and offers riding for all levels of rider from beginner onwards at their own level.

Accommodation is in an 18th century country villa featuring terra-cotta floors, wooden beamed roofs and arched ceilings and a swimming pool with glorious panoramic view over the Tuscan hills.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Saturdays from 16 March to 10 November; 26 December to 6 January (high season is 24 March to 3 November and New Year week)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
    Shorter breaks are also available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Florence Airport, Florence Station or Pisa Airport (PSA)
  • Riding Ability Required: None, from beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 4 or 5 riders per lesson
  • Transfer: 2019: from €80 each way per car. See itinerary for more details.
Summary:
Small family based hotel with many non riding activities at your doorstep. Offers lessons, based stays, star rides and 2 trails, all returning to same accommodation each night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Discovery week/Star rides: Saturdays from 12 Apr to 31 Oct (High Season: 3 to 23 Aug. Mid Season: 20 to 26 Apr, 25 May to 2 Aug and 24 Aug to 6 Sept. Low Season: 12 to 19 Apr, 27 April to 24 May and 7 Sept to 31 Oct).
  • 2019 Trail to the Sea: 28 Sept; 12 Oct.
  • 2019 Maremma Trail: 4, 11, 18 May; 14, 21 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8d / 7n / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Discovery Week: 1-3 hours
    Star Rides half days: 2-3 hours
    Star Rides full days: 4-5 hours
    Trails: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Follonica train station. Please see below for more information.
  • Riding Ability Required: Discovery Week: beginner onwards
    Star Rides: intermediate and experienced riders
    Trails: intermediate and experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: Discovery and Star Rides: 1-10
    Trails: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2019: €30 per person each way from Follonica train station 8am-6pm, an easy 1 hour train ride from Pisa Airport. Supplement of 40 % for night transfers (7 pm to 8 am). It is also possible to fly to Rome and get a train to Follonica (approx. 3 hrs).
Summary:
Welcoming riding centre specialising in western riding and trekking including courses and instruction in Tuscany, Italy.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Taste of Trekking: 30 Mar; 20 Apr; 15 Jun; 3* Aug; 10* Aug; 21 Sept.
  • 2019 Western Perfection Course: 6 Apr; 13 Apr; 8 Jun; 13 Jun; 3* Aug; 17* Aug; 28 Sept.
  • 2019 Etruscan Mini-Trail: 6 Apr; 13 Apr; 11 May; 1 Jun; 22 Jun; 29 Jun; 31 Aug; 5 Oct.
  • (*denotes high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Chiusi Train Station, Rome Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports €250 return (approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station €35 (approx. 1 hour) at set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge).
Agostino enjoying lunch
from $1,385
Special Offer:

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

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 Mar; 20 Apr; 4, 11 May; 15 Jun; 13, 20 Jul, 3, 24 Aug; 7, 28 Sept; 19 Oct
  • The Wine Trail: 18 May (4 or 7 nights).
  • The Macerino Trail: 21 September (4 or 7 nights).
  • The Monteleone Trail: 29 Jun (5 or 7 nights).
  • Summer Adventure: 3 August
  • Dates on request for groups of 2 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
    The Macerino Trail: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding or 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding.
    The Monteleone 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: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from Spoleto train station (15 min). This is an easy 2 hour train trip from Rome.
Special Offer:

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

3 Free lessons for week long centre based holidays if booked by 31st March 2019

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: 23 Mar; 20 Apr; 4, 11 May; 15 Jun; 13, 20 Jul; 3, 24 Aug; 7, 28 Sept; 19 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.
Cantering on the beach in Chiapas
from $2,639
Summary:
Swim with horses, ride on the beach, enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife experience in comfort with good fast riding for strong intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 8 Jan; 5 Feb; 6 Mar; 3 April; 15 May; 5 Jun; 2 Jul; 21 Aug; 3 Sept; 9 Oct; 5 Nov; 3 Dec
  • Other dates available on request
  • Trip Length: 9d/8n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-5 hrs
  • Meeting point: Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport, Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: walk, trot and canter comfortably
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: By taxi to first hotel (about $40)
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,569
Summary:
Camping trail through the remote Altai Mountains in the far west of Mongolia (internal flight), riding where few outsiders have ever travelled. Riding is adaptable to all abilities. Immerse yourself in the culture of the nomads and meet the locals who hunt with eagles.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 6, 25 July.
  • Trip Length: 17 days/16 nights/13 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

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