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Western riding lesson
from $1,079
Summary:

Welcoming riding centre specialising in western riding and trekking including courses and instruction in Tuscany, Italy.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Taste of Trekking: Aug 1*, 8*; Sept 5 (FULL)
  • 2020 Western Perfection Course: Aug 1*, 22; Oct 3.
  • 2020 Etruscan Mini-Trail: Sept 19; Oct 10 (FULL)
  • 2021 Taste of Trekking: Mar 20; Apr 3, 24; Jul 31*; Aug 7*; Sept 18.
  • 2021 Western Perfection Course: Mar 20; Jun 5, 19; Jul 17*, 31*; Aug 28; Sept 25; Oct 16.
  • 2021 Etruscan Mini-Trail: Mar 27; Apr 10, 17; May 15; Jun 19; Jul 24*; Sept 4; Oct 9.
  • (*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: 2020/21: From Rome Ciampino/Rome Fiumicino airports €250 return (approx. 2.5 hours) or Chiusi-Chianciano Terme railway station €35 return (approx. 1 hour) at set times on Saturdays. Other times on request (extra charge).
Riding in the woods, Umbria
from $1,599
Summary:

Explore some of Italy's most striking landscapes on this five-day wine tour. Excellent and varied riding in a glorious setting, you'll visit charming and authentic local wineries, spending time in the centre of the Sagrantino wine region. The ideal short break for those looking for great food, magnificent scenery and responsive, schooled horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 19 Sept
  • 2021: 15 May
  • Extra dates available on request for groups of 6-8.
  • Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Rome airports (FCO, CIA), Spoleto or Perugia train stations
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards, riders should be competant and in control at walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-10
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from Spoleto train station (15 min). This is an easy 2 hour train trip from Rome.
Agostino enjoying lunch
from $1,515
Special Offer:

10% discount for August - November 2020 departures

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

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:
  • 2020: Umbrian Adventure: 11* Jul; 8*, 22*, 29 Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 17, 24, 31 Oct; 7 Nov (* denotes high season)
  • Umbrian Summer Adventure: 8 Aug
  • 2021: Umbrian Adventure: 3, 24 Apr; 29 May; 10*, 24* Jul; 7*, 21* Aug; 11 Sept; 2, 16, 30 Oct. (* denotes high season)
  • Umbrian Summer Adventure: 7 Aug
  • Dates on request for groups of 2 or more for Umbrian Adventure and 5 or more for the Summer Adventure.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 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: 2-9
  • Transfer: 2020/21: 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
Special Offer:

10% discount for August - November 2020 departures

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:
  • 2020: 11 Jul; 8, 22, 29 Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 17, 24, 31 Oct.
  • 2021: 3, 24 Apr; 29 May; 10, 24 Jul; 7, 21 Aug; 11 Sept; 2, 16, 30 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.
Special Offer:

5 nights for the price of 4 (conservation fees payable for all nights). Applicable during Mid and High seasons.

Family Discount - 3rd child (under 12yrs) sharing pays conservation fees only.

Summary:

Sosian is a 24,000 acre private wildlife conservancy which prides itself on managing a unique blend of tourism, conservation and traditional cattle ranching in Laikipia’s highlands. Accommodation manages to be extremely comfortable, almost luxurious, while maintaining a warm and homelike atmosphere making for an extremely relaxing stay.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 1 Mar - 30 Apr; 1 Nov - 19 Dec
  • 2020 Mid Season: 3 Jan - 29 Feb; 1 - 30 Jun; 1 Sept - 31 Oct
  • 2020 High Season: 1 Jul - 31 Aug
  • 2020 Peak Season: 20 Dec 2020 - 5 Jan 2021
  • 2021 Low Season: 1 Mar - 30 Apr; 1 Nov - 19 Dec
  • 2021 Mid Season: 6 Jan - 28 Feb; 1 - 30 Jun; 1 Sept - 31 Oct
  • 2021 High Season: 1 Jul - 31 Aug
  • 2021 Peak Season: 20 Dec 2021 - 5 Jan 2022
  • Trip Length: Open all year round except May. Any length stay can be booked, recommended minimum 3 nights stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-3 hours, or more on demand
  • Meeting point: Loisaba or Nanyuki airstrip, or Sosian Lodge.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice riders onwards, although only experienced riders can ride out with big game.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-16, riding groups max. 8
  • Transfer: 2020:
    Safarilink light aircraft transfer from Nairobi to Loisaba airstrip £195pp (£205pp in 2021) each way (£309pp return (£325pp in 2021)), road transfer from Loisaba to Sosian £88 each way per vehicle (7 seater, 50 mins, includes game drive and Loisaba entrance fee).

    Safarilink light aircraft transfer from Nairobi to Nanyuki Airstrip £145pp each way (£239pp return (£249pp in 2021)), road transfer from Nanyuki Airstrip to Sosian £199 (£239 in 2021) per vehicle each way (6 seater, 2hrs, includes game drive).

    Road transfer from JKIA to Wilson Airport, Nairobi £56 per car each way.

    Road transfer from Nairobi to Sosian return - £355 (£359 in 2021) per vehicle each way (a 5.5-6 hr drive).
Cantering on the beach in Chiapas
from $2,755
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:
  • 2020: March 18
  • 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 airport shuttle taxi - around $22 per car each way, payable on-site.
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,535
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:
  • 2020: Jun 17; Jul 5, 24; Aug 11.
  • 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.
Summary:
A fantastic based stay at a Hacienda style ranch just 300 metres from the Atlantic Ocean.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Agadir Beach Trail - Open all year round (closed 25 July - 1 August)
  • 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: 2020/21: Return transfer from Agadir Airport €100 per person, payable on site. Transfer time is approximately two hours.
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:
  • 2020 Low Season: 6 Jan to 14 Feb, 15 Jun to 12 Jul
  • 2020 Mid Season: 15 Feb to 4 Apr, 4 May to 14 Jun, 13 Jul to 25 Oct
  • 2020 High Season: 1 to 5 Jan, 5 Apr to 3 May, 26 Oct to 4 Nov
  • 2021 Low Season: 3 Jan to 13 Feb; 6 Jun to 10 Jul; 7 Nov to 25 Dec
  • 2021 Mid Season: 14 Feb to 3 Apr; 2 May to 5 Jun; 11 Jul to 16 Oct; 31 Oct to 6 Nov
  • 2021 High Season: 4 Apr to 1 May; 17 to 30 Oct; 26 Dec to 2 Jan 2022
  • 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: 2020/21: Included from meeting point (45 mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
Riding across the Sahara
from $1,515
Summary:

Fantastic trail through the desert home of the Berber people on fit horses for intermediate riders onwards. Ride from the stony deserts near Zagora all the way to the big sand dunes of the Sahara at Chegaga. Camping or, from October to April, guesthouses, hotels or a riad.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 18*, 25** Oct; 1**(FULL), 8**, 29 Nov; 6, 20**, 27** Dec. (*denotes mid season, ** high season)
  • 2021: 3, 17, 24, 31 Jan; 28* Feb; 7*, 14*, 21*, 28* Mar; 4**, 11**, 18** Apr; 24**, 31* Oct; 7, 14 Nov; 5, 12, 26** Dec. (*denotes mid season, ** high season)
  • Trip Length: 8 days /7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ouarzazate Airport. It is also possible to fly to Marrakech; from where we can arrange a transfer for you or you can take a bus to Ouarzazate (additional cost). If you are flying into Marrakech then your flight must arrive no later than 2pm on Day 1 and leave no earlier than 3pm on Day 8.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards but should be riding fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 2-10
  • Transfer: 2020/21: Included from meeting point. For Marrakech transfers there is a supplement of €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.

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