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Agostino enjoying lunch
from $1,405
Special Offer:

* Group bookings: 1 free place for groups of 8 guests or more throughout 2020
* 3 free lessons or week-long centre-based holidays taken in 2020 and booked before 31 March 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, 25 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 (FULL) Jun; 11* Jul; 8*, 22* Aug; 12 Sept; 3, 24 Oct (* denotes high season)
  • Umbrian Summer Adventure: 8 Aug
  • 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
  • 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: 2020: 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 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, 23 Apr; 16 May; 6, 27 (FULL) Jun; 11 Jul; 8, 22 Aug; 12 Sept; 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.
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.

Riders wishing to have a relaxed adventure, travelling with non-riding companions or families in school holiday season will find few better places in Kenya.

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
  • 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 each way (£309pp return), road transfer from Loisaba to Sosian £87 each way per vehicle (9 seater, 50 mins, includes game drive and Loisaba entrance fee).

    Safarilink light aircraft transfer from Nairobi to Nanyuki Airstrip £145pp each way (£239pp return), road transfer from Nanyuki Airstrip to Sosian £199 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 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 taxi to first hotel (about $40)
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,385
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.
  • 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
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
  • 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: 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 $1,399
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: 12, 26 Jan; 23*(FULL) Feb; 1*, 8*, 15*, 22*, 29* Mar; 12** Apr. 18*, 25** Oct; 1**(FULL), 8**, 29 Nov; 6, 20**, 27** 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: Included from meeting point. For Marrakech transfers there is a supplement of €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
fun in the sea
from $2,965
Special Offer:

Group discounts available for 2020 bookings, please enquire

Summary:
Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. All levels of rider catered for. Luxury beachfront accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 5 days riding. Other length of stays may be accommodated, please enquire.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.
beach gallop
from $4,445
Special Offer:

Group discounts available for 2020 bookings, please enquire

Summary:

Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. For all levels of rider, swim with your horse, explore the beaches, scuba dive and snorkel in this tropical paradise.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.

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